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Steamboat briefs: Group hosts network event for young professionals

Group hosts network event for young professionals

The Young Professionals Network in Steamboat will host a happy hour at T Bar near the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

Come by from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 29 for casual networking and socializing with fellow YPN members. This event is free, and happy hour pricing will be available until 7 p.m., courtesy of the T Bar. Non-members who are interested in joining YPN are welcome.

Emerald Mountain School offers information session

Emerald Mountain School will hold an admission information session at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 for parents to learn more about the school's K-8 program.

For more information, call Debbie at 970-879-8081.

2nd ski jumping event is today at Howelsen Hill

Hitchen Brothers Wednesday Night Jump No. 2 is set for Jan. 29 at Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs. This is the second of four events for the season.

Training and warm-up jumps are from 4 to 4:45 p.m., and registration is from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. followed by pizza, cookies and lemonade in Olympian Hall. Competition starts at 6 p.m., and competitors who are not members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club must fill out a waiver before jumping. The event is free and open to the public. Call the Winter Sports Club at 970-879-0695, Susie Wilkinson at 970-846-0514 or Essi Kenttala at 970-846-4910 with questions.

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CSU Extension, Goodwill offer disability workshops

Colorado State University Extension and Goodwill Industries of Denver are partnering on the Colorado AgrAbility Project to provide disability workshops, on-site evaluations, resource information, equipment modification and assistive technology to agriculture operators and rural landowners.

AgrAbility will offer a free workshop to area residents from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 29 at the Commissioners Hearing Room in the Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave. Lunch is included for those who preregister.

For more information or to preregister, call Dr. Bob Fetsch at 970-491-5648, email him at or visit Inquiries also can be directed to the CSU Routt County Extension office at 970-879-0825 or by emailing

Winter Carnival sign-ups start online on Friday

Registration for the 101st annual Winter Carnival Street Events begins at 10 a.m. Jan. 31 and is available online only.

Visit to get started. Included online is a detailed tutorial to familiarize parents with the registration process before it opens Friday.

Call Maren at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association with questions at 970-875-7005 or email

Business seminar to focus on cloud-based finances

The Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center in Steamboat Springs will host a seminar, "Cloud-Based Financial Record Management," from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the CMC Academic Center, Room 127. The program, which will focus on options for cloud-based bookkeeping and record-keeping, will be presented by Scott Ford and Stacia Gondusky, and the cost is $15 per person.

To register, call 970-870-4491. The seminar is the second in the Success Steps Seminar Series held monthly at the college.

Registration now open for Teens on Tour trip

Registration is underway for the Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver on March 6 and 7. The program is for middle school students, and those interested can register until 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27.

The trip includes the following activities: shopping at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, swimming at Staybridge Suites in Cherry Creek, three games of Laser Tag at Laser Quest and planetarium, I-MAX and Maya Hidden Worlds Exhibit at the Museum of Nature & Science.

The registration fee is $100 and covers transportation, activity fees, dinner Thursday, breakfast and lunch Friday and hotel accommodations. Participants must bring a sack lunch for Thursday. Go to to register online or stop by the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department office at 245 Howelsen Parkway to complete a registration form. Call 970-871-7054 with questions.

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