Briefs for Aug. 7 |

Briefs for Aug. 7

PGA tournament coverage shows Yampa Valley

When CBS television rolls out coverage of The International PGA tournament from Castle Pines Country Club this weekend, area golf fans shouldn’t be surprised if they recognize the video the network uses to promote the Rocky Mountains. The golf course is more than 150 miles away, but the fishing, mountain biking and golf footage should look familiar because they were taken in the Yampa Valley by Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. videographer Tom Baer.

CBS sports producers contacted Steamboat Public Relations Director Mike Lane this week looking for what is called “B roll,” in the industry. A significant part of Baer’s job with the Ski Corp. marketing department involves packaging standard video of the scenery and activities enjoyed in and around Steamboat.

Youth Hockey Association looking for coaches

Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association is taking applications for coaches for the 2004-05 season. If you are interested in being a coach or assistant coach, call Dave Strang at 846-2796 or Tim Anderson at 819-2740

‘Hunting the Wild Mushroom’ seminar today

“Hunting the Wild Mushroom,” a two-day clinic offered by Yampatika, will teach participants about fungus and then take them into the field to collect and identify local species.

The clinic is $12 and will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m Sunday.

Registration is required by calling Yampatika at 871-9151.

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