Steamboat briefs for Oct. 20 |

Steamboat briefs for Oct. 20

Help create a vision for the future

— Vision 2030 community meetings are scheduled throughout Routt County in November, as part of the Vision 2030 update and discovery of what we value in our valley. Come and make your voice heard about what you believe makes the Yampa Valley special, and what values you think should be considered in future planning, growth and development. Meetings will feature discussion groups and keypad polling to let every idea and opinion be heard. A light supper and childcare will be provided.

All meetings are from 6 to 9 p.m., at the following dates and locations:

North Routt – Nov. 1 at Fire Station Two at Steamboat Lake

Steamboat Springs – Nov. 7 at Olympian Hall in Howelsen Lodge

Steamboat Springs – Nov. 8 at Christian Heritage School

Hayden – Nov. 12 in Exhibit Hall at the Routt County Fairgrounds

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Oak Creek – Nov. 13 at Soroco High School

For those interested in volunteering to assist with the meetings, a special community training will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at Trappeurs Crossing in Steamboat.

More information is on the Vision 2030 Web site at Contact Tammie Delaney, the Vision 2030 project manager at: or 970-276-3436.

Yampa Arts & Craft Fair accepting applications

The 27th annual Yampa Arts & Craft Fair is accepting applications for crafters and artists. This large craft fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at South Routt Elementary School in Yampa. Applications are due Thursday, but it is suggested they be in sooner to assure a spot. To receive an application or for questions, call Nita Naugle at 638-0452.

Oak Creek hockey sign-ups under way

Oak Creek Hockey Association is excepting registration for all age groups.

Go to for registration forms and contacts. Cost is based on age. All age groups are less than $300 if paid in full by Nov. 15. Scholarships and discounts are available for first-time players. OCHA is part of the competitive Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League. Contact Charlene 736-0520 for questions.