Steamboat briefs: City’s sidewalk master plan meeting slated for Wednesday, May 18 |

Steamboat briefs: City’s sidewalk master plan meeting slated for Wednesday, May 18

Steamboat Springs’ sidewalk master plan is being redeveloped, and the city is seeking input from community members. In an effort to solicit feedback, the Public Works Engineering Department will host a community open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at Centennial Hall, Room Nos. 113,114.

At this phase of the master plan process, city staff will create a map to designate missing or needed sidewalk links and establish priorities for construction or replacement. At the open house, community members will have the opportunity to view the existing plan and the criteria for prioritization, provide feedback and speak with city staff.

A webpage also has been created to allow community members to review the existing draft plan and submit a questionnaire at


2011 Soroco graduate earns nursing degree Saturday

Caitlyn N. Berry, a 2011 graduate of Soroco High School and daughter of Paul Berry and Patricia Shaffer, graduated magna cum laude from Colorado Mesa University on Saturday, May 14 with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Sundance winner screens at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at Chief Theater

Bud Werner Memorial Library’s free foreign film series continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at the Chief Theater with “Glassland,” an international film festival favorite from Ireland and winner of the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award. The film was directed by Gerrard Barrett.

The film follows John (Jack Reynor) who ekes out a living as a nocturnal taxi driver while struggling with his mother’s alcoholism. The film screens in English. Visit for more information.

Tread of Pioneers Museum closed for Day of Caring

Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed Wednesday, May 18 for the Day of Caring event and for museum cleaning.

City schedules construction industry training session

The city of Steamboat Springs Sales Tax Division and the Routt County Regional Building Departments will present a free training session for the construction industry from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18 at Citizens Hall, 124 10th Street.

The presentation will include an overview of the building permit process, construction use tax reconciliations and tax issues pertaining to subcontractors and building supply retailers.

Participants will have a chance to ask questions, and no registration is necessary. For more information, call Ashley Hoover at 970-871-8247.

Public invited to Yampa Street groundbreaking event

The public is invited to a groundbreaking event for the Yampa Street/Downtown Improvement project at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Eighth and Yampa streets in downtown Steamboat Springs.

This event will be followed by the first Yampa Street Project public informational meeting, scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.

UYWCD board scheduled to meet at 1:30 pm Wednesday, May 18

The Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at the UYWCD District Office.

To view the meeting agenda, visit

1-day intro to watercolor class set for 10 a.m. Saturday

A one-day “Introduction to Watercolor Painting” workshop for beginners will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Depot Arts Center.

The class will be taught by renowned instructor Mary Levingston.

The cost is $75, and registration is required through the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. Supply kits are available for purchase and must be pre-ordered if needed. For more information, call the SSAC at 970-879-9008 or visit

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