Briefs for July 26 | SteamboatToday.com

Briefs for July 26

Hamm granted continuance in alleged stabbing case

— The prosecution of a man accused of stabbing another man during a fight at a downtown Steamboat Springs bar July 6 has been put on hold for two weeks. Because of a change in legal counsel, Christopher Allen Hamm was granted a continuance in Routt County Court on Wednesday by Judge James Garrecht. Hamm is scheduled to reappear at 2 p.m. Aug. 8.

Hamm was arrested

July 11 on suspicion of second-degree assault and bias-motivated crime, both felonies. Hamm, a Michigan resident who is working in Steamboat Springs, was arrested on suspicion he stabbed Alfred Turner in the leg at Sunpie’s Bistro after telling Turner to stop talking to two white women. Turner is black.

Last day to collect prizes for reading Aug. 3

Bud Werner Memorial Library reminds children

ages 5 to 10 who are participating in the “READ!

The Sky’s the Limit” summer reading program that they have until Aug. 3 to finish their reading game. The last day to collect prizes for reading is Aug. 3. Call the children’s library at 879-0240 for more information.

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Alive At 25 defensive driving class Aug. 7

The next Alive At 25 defensive driving class, which is required for all Steamboat Springs High School students who want to park on

campus or apply for open campus privileges, is from 2

to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the

high school. The class is open to any interested new drivers who want to get their learner’s permit at age 15 1/2. Students can sign up and pay the $30 class fee online at Alive-At-25.org. Call Dennis Hensen at 871-3685 or Deb Funston at 871-3643 for more information.

Seniors who have already taken the Alive At 25 class

are required to take a two-

hour refresher class, the first

of which will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 7. There is no cost for this class, and seniors can sign up by calling 871-3685 and leaving a message with their name, phone number and the date of the class they want to attend.