Steamboat briefs: Chief deputy treasurer to be sworn in Thursday
Judge James H. Garrecht will be at the Routt County Treasurer’s Office at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, to swear in Patrick Karschner as chief deputy treasurer.
The public is invited, and coffee and donuts will be served.
Tax distribution checks available Thursday
This month’s tax distribution checks will be available at noon Thursday Nov. 10, for pick up by authorized personnel, according to a news release from Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn.
Because Friday is Veteran’s Day, check will be available until 4 p.m. in the treasurer’s office. Any checks remaining after 4 p.m. will be mailed to recipients.
Call the treasurer’s office at 970-870-5555 with the name of the authorized person who will be picking up the check in person.
Local museum set to close for holiday set up
The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed to the public today and Nov. 10 and 11 as staff prepares and sets up for the Festival of Trees event. The museum will open Festival of Trees on Saturday, Nov. 12 and will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Nov. 21.
The museum will also be closed Nov. 22 and 24.
Korean blockbuster to be screened at film feature
Bud Werner Memorial Library’s free foreign film series continues at 7 p.m. today at the Chief Theater with “My Love, Don’t Cross That River,” an international film festival award-winner from South Korea directed by Jin Moyoung.
Winner of the best documentary film award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and a blockbuster in its native Korea, “My Love, Don’t Cross That River” presents an unforgettable story of true love that transcends both generations and cultures. One-hundred-year old lovebirds, Jo Byeong-man and Kang Kye-yeol, have been inseparable companions for 76 years.
Observing this fragile couple for 15 months, the director acts as a fly-on-the-wall, capturing the tender moments of their twilight days, as the two face the inevitable reality that their time together will soon be approaching an end. The film screens in Korean with English subtitles. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.
Phippsburg holiday sale gets underway Thursday
The Phippsburg rummage shop is set to begin its annual Christmas sale Thursday, Nov. 10. The sale will continue every Thursday Through Dec. 15.
The shop will be closed Thanksgiving Day.
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