Free movie slated at Chief Theater at 2 pm Sunday |

Free movie slated at Chief Theater at 2 pm Sunday

The Fatherhood Program of Routt County will celebrate Father’s Day early by hosting a free matinee movie at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Chief Theater.

The movie will be “The Lego Movie,” rated PG, and light refreshments will be included.

For more information, contact 970-870-5289 or

Opera seeks youth singers for ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ show

Emerald City Opera is seeking youth singers, age 7 through 15, for its Aug. 12 and 13 production of Tobias Picker’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox.”

Auditions will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 22 at St. Paul’s Old Stone Church. Those interested must complete an audition application.

For more information and an audition application, visit

Steamboat Springs students named to MSU honor rolls

Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2016, including eight students from Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat students named to MSU’s honor rolls include the following.

President’s List (4.0 GPA)

■ Madison McKinstry

Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher)

■ Dane Dixson

■ Kassidy Fischer

■ Bradley Hoefer

■ Suzanne Lyon

■ Madison McKinstry

■ Erik Sobeck

■ Zachary Sperry

■ Tanner Visnick

Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to be on either list.

Steamboat Pilot & Today now accepts featured events

Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting featured events for publication in the newspaper’s Happenings section and website.

Featured events appear at the top of the page, both in print and online, and include a bold header, title, venue, description, contact information and photograph.

Featured events appear in full color Fridays and Sundays. Only two featured events are available per day, and reservations can be accepted no more than one year prior to the date of publication.

To reserve a spot for a featured event or for more information, contact Steamboat Pilot & Today’s advertising department at 970-879-1502 or

Yoga class in local Botanic Park set to begin Tuesday

Yoga in the Botanic Park has helped support Steamboat Springs’ unique Alpine Botanic Park for three years and in that time, has donated more than $7,000 to the park, thanks to the generosity of the yoga students who have come from across the world to these all-levels classes.

Beginning Tuesday, June 14, yoga teachers Patty Zimmer,

Mandy Leonhardt, Ashley K, and Samantha Nimock offer classes from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays June 14 through Aug. 27. Classes are by a suggested donation of $10, but everyone can donate as much as they would like.

Prasad, a sweet treat, will be offered after classes. Bring a mat or towel and water. For more information, call or text Zimmer at 970-846-5608 or visit yampa

Knowing safety rules helps prevent ATV accidents

Ninety-two percent of ATV-related deaths are the result of warned-against risks, such as youth riding adult-sized ATVs. Northwest Colorado Health (formerly Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association) and the ATV Safety Institute remind riders to follow the Golden Rules for ATV Safety.

■ Always wear a helmet and protective gear.

■ Never ride on public roads.

■ Never carry a passenger on a single-rider vehicle.

■ Ride an ATV appropriate for age and readiness.

■ Supervise riders younger than 16.

■ Ride only on designated trails and at a safe speed.

For more safety information, visit

Rider readiness checklists and a free online safety course are available at

Group initiates mail survey about local seniors’ needs

The Northwest Colorado Council of Governments is planning for the needs of older adults in the community by anonymously surveying individuals 60 years and older.

Surveys will be mailed at random beginning June 20. Those who receive a survey in the mail are asked to complete and return it. For more information, call Erin Fisher or Amanda Rens-Moon at 970-468-0295.

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