Steamboat briefs: City to hold third Bear River Park master plan meeting
The city of Steamboat Springs is working to update the Bear River Park master plan and has hosted a series of open houses to present information regarding the project and solicit public feedback.
The third public meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 at Citizens Hall, 124 10th St., in conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Commission work session. Oxbow Design Collaborate and the National Parks Service will present the next round of conceptual plans for Bear River Park, which are based on feedback received at the first two community meetings and the public information website at bearriverpark.com.
Anyone who is interested reviewing the plans and providing feedback is encouraged to attend. After this meeting, the next step will be to take the plan to City Council for review and approval.
The goal of the planning effort is to create a viable, financially feasible master plan for the site and to guide the next phase of park improvements. The plan was last updated in 2004.
Local Young Professionals Network hosts golf tourney
The Young Professionals Network is hosting its annual Youth Education Scholarship Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 1 at the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. Now in its 28th year, the tournament raises scholarship money for Routt County students. To date, YPN and the Chamber have distributed more than $203,000 to local youth.
Registration for the tournament is $135 per person. Golfers can put together a team of four or a team of five if there is at least one female on the team or individual golfers can ask to be placed on a foursome.
After the Y.E.S. tournament, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and the Young Professionals Network will host a Chamber Mixer, which is open to the public, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the golf club.
Contact Reed Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-875-7004 for more information.
Local botanic park to host social gardening sessions
The Yampa River Botanic Park will host its annual social gardening sessions at 9 a.m. every Wednesday, beginning Wednesday, May 25 and continuing through Sept. 12. Anyone who wants to learn about which plants grow and thrive in the Yampa Valley is invited to attend these sessions, which are held at the park’s Garden Shed. Those who plan to participate are asked to bring a sun hat, garden gloves and water bottle, and they will be put to work in the park.
Residents named to dean’s list for spring semester
Katheryn Lettunich and Ty Coghlan, both of Steamboat Springs, were named to the dean’s list at Northeastern University in Boston for the spring semester. Lettunich is majoring in political science and economics, and Coghlan is majoring in computer science. To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or greater and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career.
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