Steamboat briefs: Annual Mother-Daughter Day scheduled for Saturday |

Steamboat briefs: Annual Mother-Daughter Day scheduled for Saturday

The 14th annual Mother-Daughter Day, for fifth-grade girls and their mothers (or significant females), is set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 2, at the Steamboat Grand in the Burgess Creek Room.

The event, which will include breakfast, is intended to strengthen communication during the transition to middle school.

Discussion topics will include self-esteem and changing bodies, peer pressure, healthy bodies and lifestyles and tough topics of parenting.

The free program is hosted by New Frontiers for Girls and Women.

RSVP to, and include the name of those attending.

Yampa Valley Singers set to perform ‘Into the West’

Two concert performances of “Into The West — A Musical Journey Across America,” sung by the Yampa Valley Singers, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, and at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the United Methodist Church, located at Eighth and Oak streets.

Selections will include familiar pieces such as “Under the Boardwalk,” “Shenandoah” and “Kansas City.”

Guest performer Randy Kelley will accompany the singers on guitar and fiddle, and several of his students will perform John Denver songs.

Tickets are $10 and available at All That. If the shows are not sold out, tickets will also be available at the door.

Community forums for education to continue Thursday

The newly formed Community Committee for Education will continue its series of community forums from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at The Steamboat Grand, Burgess Creek Room.

The goal of the committee is to ensure the best education possible for local students, and community members are encouraged to attend.

Refreshments will be served at all forums, and free parking is available in the structure opposite the main entrance, between The Grand and the Clock Tower Building.

The purpose of the forums is to inspire a community dialogue about the challenges and desires for the future of education in our schools.

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens Thursday at high school

Steamboat Springs High School Drama Troupe will present its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Thursday through Saturday, April 2 at the high school.

The musical tells the story of a dilapidated florist shop that finds its success when Seymour Krelborn nurses a strange and interesting plant back to health. The plant brings the shop a lot of attention and hubbub until things go very wrong. 

Performances will be at 7 p.m. all three nights.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for students with an activity pass and are available at the high school and All That.

Reserved seating, sold only at the high school, is available for $20.

Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA names board member

Northwest Rocky Mountain Court Appointed Special Advocates, a local nonprofit organization that educates community volunteers to advocate for children in abuse and neglect court cases in Routt, Grand and Moffat counties, welcomes Nicole Stone to its board of directors.

Stone, a Steamboat Springs native, has worked for the past nine years as assistant vice president/commercial loan officer at Yampa Valley Bank, according to a news release from NWRM CASA.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Northern Colorado and, shortly after graduating, returned to Steamboat Springs with her husband, Rollin Stone.

The couple has a 3-year-old daughter, Jayden.

Stone has been a NWRM CASA volunteer since 2012 and has served as event chairperson of the annual Dancing with the Stars fundraiser for the past two years, the release stated.

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City to hold training today about storm water, erosion

The city of Steamboat Springs Engineering and Construction Services Department is gearing up for its 2016 construction inspection season, and contractors can expect to see an increase in enforcement of storm water regulations to help prevent pollution to the Yampa River and its tributaries.

To help prepare the construction community to comply with these regulations, the city is sponsoring storm water management and erosion control training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Citizens Meeting Room at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

The introductory training program will focus on storm water management and erosion control based on the Colorado Discharge Permitting System program.

All SWMP administrators, landscapers, inspectors and contractors, as we;; as those responsible for the proper installation, maintenance, and inspection of best management practices, are encouraged to attend.

The cost to each participant is $50. Register at altitude

For more information, visit, or call Water Resources Manager Kelly Romero-Heaney at 970-871-8205.

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