Steamboat Bike Park will open Saturday, one week early |

Steamboat Bike Park will open Saturday, one week early

Steamboat Bike Park will open for the season this weekend, according to a release from Steamboat Resort.

The park, which was previously scheduled to open June 15, is opening early because of “warm and dry spring conditions,” according to the release.

All Bike Park trails, with the exception of EZ Rider and Flying Diamond, will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9  and Sunday, June 10 before closing throughout the workweek. The Bike Park and other activities at the resort, including the gondola and Adventure Zone, will reopen when daily operations begin June 15. All multiuse trails are open.

Nominations for local 20 Under 40 professionals due Wednesday, June 6

The Steamboat Pilot & Today will again recognize Steamboat Springs’ top 20 under 40 in a July 6 special edition, with nominations accepted through Wednesday, June 6.

The newspaper will feature 20 rising leaders younger than 40 who live and work in the Steamboat Springs area. Nominees should have achieved professional success and have a track record of contributing to the community and making a real difference in the lives of the people around them. Job experience, professional awards, civic engagement and the ability to meet challenges and overcome obstacles will all be considered when selecting our top young professionals.

To be eligible for consideration, a nominee must be 39 or younger and work and live in Steamboat Springs or Routt County. A panel of independent judges will review all nominations and select Steamboat Pilot & Today’s 20 under 40 winners.

To nominate your rising star, email You can nominate a client, a co-worker, a friend, a boss or even yourself.

Coffee with Council on Friday focuses on city revenue

Coffee with Council is scheduled for 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, June 8 in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. The community meeting, hosted by Steamboat Springs City Council members, will focus on additional revenue sources for the city of Steamboat Springs. Revenue sources could include paid parking, admission/lift tax, consumption tax on marijuana, packaged alcohol and tobacco products and a property tax or any combination of these items.

No RSVP is necessary, and community members are invited to drop by to discuss any issues of interest to them. Light refreshments will be provided.

Portion of Routt County Road 18 to open beginning Wednesday, June 6

Effective Wednesday, June 6, Routt County Road 18 will open from just past the first parking area below the Stagecoach Reservoir dam north to Pleasant Valley.

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