Steamboat briefs: City will spray weeds in town for next 2 weeks |

Steamboat briefs: City will spray weeds in town for next 2 weeks

The city of Steamboat Springs will be spraying White Top and other noxious weeds within the city limits during the next two weeks. A harmless blue dye will be used to identify areas that have been sprayed.

If you have any questions, contact the Public Works Streets/Fleet Department at 970-879-1807.

Steamboat Bike Week hostsJump Jam, Photo Shootout

Adrenaline fanatics and creative minds alike will have the chance to show their skills at the inaugural Jump Jam and Photo Shootout during Steamboat Bike Week, which runs from Monday to June 15.

The Jump Jam and Photo Shootout will take place at 6 p.m. June 13 at the Bear River Bike Park.  

The Jump Jam will feature BMX pros and amateurs, competing with three runs of gravity-defying stunts and maneuvers. The highest two combined scores win, with the Pro-Open category competing for $500 in cash.

While the riders fly through the air, another competition will be taking place from the sidelines. The Photo Shootout will feature photographers vying for the best shot from the Jump Jam event and for cash prizes totaling $1,000.

Photographers can submit five photos on Pixoto before midnight the night of the contest before the photos are judged.

Registration is $25 to $35 for the Jump Jam and $50 for the Photo Shootout.

Riders must wear helmets, and all riders and photographers will sign waivers. For more information and to sign up for either competition, visit

Sew Steamboat hosting 26 quilt wall hangings

Sew Steamboat will be host to 26 Delectable Mountain Quilt Guild wall hangings titled “A River Runs Through It.”

These quilts depict different scenes around Steamboat and the vicinity that have been made by the Guild members. There will be a section of the Yampa River in each wall hanging.

The display will be open at 5 p.m. Friday as part of First Friday Artwalk.

Local students named to dean’s list at Fort Lewis

More than 400 students were named to Fort Lewis College’s dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Local students include:

■ Sam Samlowski, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in engineering;

■ Kimberly Heald, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in elementary education;

■ Shilah Allen, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in biology — environmental and organismic biology option;

■ Mariah Starbuck, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in exercise science — physiology option;

■ Nicole Fry, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in athletic training;

■ Devin Wilkinson, of Steamboat Springs, majoring in psychology; and

■ Evan Hornstein, of Hayden, majoring in environmental studies.

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