Mustang Roundup results in street closures for Saturday
In connection with the Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup’s Show ’n’ Shine event on Saturday, June 16, the following streets will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Lincoln Avenue: eastbound and westbound lanes, Lincoln at Fifth Street to Lincoln at 11th Street
- Seventh and Eighth streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Oak Street side.
- Sixth, Eighth, Ninth and 10th streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Yampa side.
As in past years, the city’s special event officers will be assisting during each event with traffic detours and any other traffic or emergency needs. “No Overnight Parking” signs will be posted the day before the street closures.
Motorists should expect delays on US 40 in West Steamboat
Colorado Department of Transportation and Flat Iron Construction crews have begun grinding the roadway to install inlaid epoxy traffic markings as part of the last portion of U.S. Highway 40 improvement project in West Steamboat. This work requires traffic slowing and single-lane, alternating traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and until noon Friday, June 15. These operations could also require a half-night closure of the intersection of U.S. 40 and Elk River Road at some point.
Area students make Montana State University honor rolls
A number of students from Routt County were named to Montana State University honor rolls for the spring 2018 semester.
Students who earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll, which requires a perfect 4.0 grade average, were: Keegan Millard, of Oak Creek and Isaac Copeland, of Steamboat Springs.
Students named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for earning a GPA of 3.5 or greater included: Anna Burkholder, Gretchen Burkholder, Dane Dixson, Jordan Floyd, Oscar Gilbert, Ellese Lupori, Julia Romero, Andrew Sabia, Erik Sobeck and Riley Wilkinson, all of Steamboat Springs.
Student named to Academic All-Conference Team at Wheaton
Wheaton College student-athlete Alexandra Tumminello, of Steamboat Springs, was named to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Academic All-Conference team. To earn a place on the team, student athletes must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher. Tumminello is a member of the women’s cross country team.
Yampatika seeks volunteers for programs; training provided
Yampatika is seeking volunteers to help support naturalists leading summer environmental education programs. Volunteers help with geology and wildflower walks, as well as interpretive walks at Fish Creek Falls. They do not lead programs but rather provide support, so no experience or environmental education credentials are required.
Volunteers typically support the naturalist leading a program by greeting and talking to participants, being friendly and encouraging, staying at the back of the group to ensure the group stays together, learning about and enjoying the outdoors and taking photos to share on social media after the program
To sign up for volunteer training on June 20, visit yampatika.org/get-involved/volunteer.
Routt County Amazing Race event slated to be held June 23
Partners in Routt County will host its Amazing Race signature fundraiser on Saturday, June 23, and there are several ways to get involved and win amazing prizes packages valued between $1,750 and $3,500. People can still register a team, purchase tickets for the prize drawing, sign up to volunteer at the race or stop by the post-race barbecue at Slopeside Grill. Visit amazingracesteamboat.org for more information.
Routt County student graduates from Lehigh University May 21
Alison Slivon of Clark graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business and economics with a major in finance from Lehigh University on May 21. Slivon graduated with honors.
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