Routt County to conduct supplemental tax lien sale |

Routt County to conduct supplemental tax lien sale

Routt County to conduct supplemental tax lien sale

The Routt County Treasurer’s Office will be conducting a supplemental tax lien sale on additional 2016 delinquent taxes and on county-held tax liens Jan. 3.

The sale will be conducted online through, and properties will be published three times in the Steamboat Pilot & Today beginning Dec. 17. A complete list of properties will also be available online at

Online registration for interested bidders must be completed by 2 p.m. Jan. 2, 2018, at Contact the Routt County treasurer at 970-870-5555 for more information.

Local event set to raise awareness about human trafficking Saturday

Awaken, a local social enterprise, is hosting “Freedom Night,” a human trafficking and fair-trade education and action night, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Bud Werner Memorial Library Hall in Steamboat Springs.

Freedom Night will include guest speakers from the State of Colorado Human Trafficking Program and Denver University’s Human Trafficking Center. There will also be handmade products, made by survivors that Awaken works with, for sale at the event as well as other fair-trade products that support the fight against human trafficking.

The event is free, and drinks and appetizers will be provided.

State program available to help pregnant women quit tobacco

Northwest Colorado Health’s Baby and Me Tobacco Free program helps expectant moms quit tobacco with prenatal smoking cessation sessions and incentives. Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of miscarriage, premature birth, birth defects and infant death. Program participants who quit smoking, remain smoke free and attend monthly smoking cessation sessions during pregnancy and for a year after their baby is born receive vouchers for free diapers. For more information, call Hope Cook at 970-871-7622.

Sustainability council offers tips for celebrating green holiday

In this season of celebration, decoration, gift giving and travel,

Americans generate more waste and use more energy. Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is encouraging community members to refer to the organization’s online guide for low-cost and no-cost tips for gift giving and celebrating that will reduce environmental impacts during the holidays. Some tips include giving an experience instead of stuff, decorating with LED lights and natural materials. For more green holiday tips, visit

Local Chamber offers gift cards by bulk

Those who plan to purchase large quantities of Chamber Gift Cards for the holidays are asked to call ahead of time with orders and payments. This will give staff time to get the cards ready for pick up. Call 970-875-7000 to place an order or for more information.

Community can sign up for newsletter

The Steamboat Springs School District is publishing a monthly newsletter in an effort to provide the community with information about schools, students, staff and programs. Anyone who would like to receive the monthly newsletter should send contact information to Deb Ginesta at

Special event funding applications accepted

Applications for city-allocated special event funding are now available and will be accepted through Jan. 5, 2018. Special event funding provides sponsorship dollars to support special events taking place in non-ski season months.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read through the guidelines and application materials before applying. Presentations will be made to the Special Event Funding Committee – made up of Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association staff, Chamber board members and City Council members Jan. 19.

To download the application, visit

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