March 10, 2017
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John Chavez is slated to speak from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Tracks & Trails Museum in Oak Creek.
Colorado State University Extension and its Master Food Safety Advisors will offer an introductory pressure canning session from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 at the Routt County Extension Office, at Sixth and Oak streets in Steamboat Springs. The session will cover the basics of pressure canning for preserving foods at high altitudes.
A homeowner burning trash in a barrel started a wildfire Friday that burned about three acres. About 3:11 p.m., Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a possible wildfire on Routt County Road 200A near Lake Catamount.
The city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Community Services Department will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at the Community Center to seek input on what the community envisions for the Howelsen Hill Ski Area and its master plan.
About 4,100 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Thursday.
Meadows Parking Lot will be closed Mondays through Thursdays beginning Monday. The lot will remain open Fridays through Sundays through the remainder of the season. Steamboat Ski Area will continue to offer free parking in the Knoll Parking Lots and paid parking in the Gondola Square parking structure.
Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council have selected River Fox-Welch as Teen of the Month for March. The Steamboat Springs High School senior was chosen for exemplifying the values of Teen Council, which include demonstrating that teens are valuable community assets; acting as a leader and/or a positive role model amongs his peers; and being committed to community service.
Steamboat area residents of Strawberry Park and the neighborhoods around Colorado Mountain College who spy a column of smoke as soon as Monday need not be alarmed. Nor do the need to call the fire department.
Yampatika’s summer camps are now open for registration for children age 5 to 14. The wide variety of camp topics – from studying moose, to backpacking and primitive camping skills, to learning about our area’s geological, natural and cultural history – complement what kids are studying in school and help to maintain curiosity and interest in learning in a fun way during summer.
Opera Steamboat (formerly Emerald City Opera) is hosting the Opera Colorado Young Artists in Routt County Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24, including performances of “The Barber of Seville” and “The Elixir of Love” in Hayden, South Routt and Steamboat Springs school districts. The week of events will end with an Arias and Ensembles concert at Bud Werner Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24.
Opera Steamboat (formerly Emerald City Opera) is hosting the Opera Colorado Young Artists in Routt County on Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24, including performances of “The Barber of Seville” and “The Elixir of Love” in Hayden, South Routt and Steamboat Springs school districts.
Approximately 10,900 visitors are expected to be in town Saturday, March 18, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer released Wednesday, March 15.
The Yampa Valley Music Teachers Association will host its annual Honors Concert and auditions on April 8 and 9. Private Instructors can find information and nominate students via an application form by contacting steamboatartsconsultan
The Routt County Planning Department has devoted several March evenings to visiting with constituents in the smaller towns in the county to answer questions they may have about the Master Plan, allowed uses and the regulations.
Green Machines are now available for single stream recycling drop-off one week per month in both Yampa and Oak Creek. In Yampa, the Green Machine is delivered to 83 E. First St. the second Monday of the month and picked up the third Monday. The Oak Creek Green Machine is delivered to the City Park the fourth Monday of the month and picked up the following Monday. The schedule and recycling guidelines for both locations is available online at yvsc.org.
The Steamboat Adventure Show will be held March 29 at The Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., and the show begins at 6.