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Steamboat Briefs: Bike to Work breakfast is Wednesday on courthouse lawn

The Bike to Work Breakfast, culminating Bike to Work Month in June, is from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday on the Routt County Courthouse lawn.

The free event for bicycle commuters is organized by Routt County Riders and will include grab-and-go breakfast items that have been donated by area restaurants and other businesses.

“It looks like Wednesday will be a perfect bike commuting day,” Routt Country Riders board President Janet Hruby said. “Commuting by bicycle saves money, improves your health, reduces traffic congestion, helps the environment and builds community camaraderie. If you don’t bike commute on a regular basis, give it a try on Wednesday.”

For more information about Routt County Riders, go to For information about statewide Bike to Work Day festivities, go to

Bike Art Cruiser Ride seeks submissions and venues

As part of the Steamboat Bike Week celebration, an Art Cruiser Ride is from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at various downtown venues. Cycling or bike-themed art will be displayed at galleries, restaurants and businesses during the event. Artists and downtown establishments interested in participating are asked to contact Paige at 970-291-4155 or Best of show honors will be awarded in the following categories: sculpture, painting, photography, function art and kids.

Outdoor Yoga returns to Torian Plum Plaza in July

Outdoor Yoga returns to the Torian Plum Plaza on Sundays from July 7 to Sept. 1 and on Wednesday evenings from July 17 to Aug. 28. A donation of $5 to $10 is recommended per class.

Depending on weather, classes will be held on the grass opposite the Paramount Cafe or under the large white tent. Participants should bring a yoga mat, a water bottle and a blanket for extra cushion. For more information, go to

Scholarship Day reshuffled at Steamboat Bike Park

Sponsorship Day has been rescheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. July 3 at the Steamboat Bike Park. The fundraiser, which benefits the Routt County Riders trail maintenance fund, previously was scheduled for June 13, but was canceled because of high winds.

Sponsorship Day costs $15 for bike park access, and is similar to Scholarship Day in that the ski area donates 100 percent of proceeds and season passes are not accepted. The ski area also will offer half-off bike rentals, with $15 from each rental benefiting Routt County Riders.

The ski area anticipates the following trails will be open: Rustlers Ridge, E-Z Rider, Wrangler Gulch, Buckin’ Bronc, Zig Zag, Creekside, Valley View, a portion of Raw Hide and Tenderfoot, according to a news release.

For more information, go to

Wasserman given award by Salisbury University

Elizabeth Wasserman — daughter of Kathleen and Craig Wasserman, of Steamboat Springs — received the Art Department Alumni award at the 2013 Spring Honors Convocation at Salisbury University, according to a news release.

The award is given to an art major who faculty think has demonstrated outstanding performance. The award is given in honor of an art alumnus.

Wasserman, a senior, is treasurer and co-vice president of the Photography Club and chairwoman of the Senior Exhibition Photography Committee.

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