Steamboat briefs: Cocktails with Council set for Tuesday at Carl’s Tavern |

Steamboat briefs: Cocktails with Council set for Tuesday at Carl’s Tavern

Join Steamboat Springs City Council members for Cocktails with Council from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at Carl’s Tavern, 700 Yampa St.

Cocktails with Council is held every fourth Tuesday of the month — all topics of interest to the public are welcome.

For more information, contact City Clerk Julie Franklin at or 970-879-2060.

CC4E committee schedules public meeting for Tuesday

The next CC4E meeting is set for 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at the Steamboat Springs School District Office, 325 Seventh Street. The meeting is open to the public, and public comments will be welcomed at the beginning of the meeting.

UYWCD meeting scheduled Wednesday at District Office

Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District will hold a board meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the District Office.

Visit to view the meeting agenda.

Chief Theater launches annual membership drive

The VIP membership drive for the Chief Theater is underway.

Three membership levels are available — bronze for $150, silver for $250 and gold for $350 — each carrying increasing benefits.

Depending on the membership level selected, benefits may include two-for-one drink specials, reserved seating, access to limited-edition posters, early seating, discounts on theater rentals and merchandise and VIP members-only annual party.

Additionally, business owners choose VIP corporate memberships, including corporate membership for $500 and Corporate Platinum membership for $750.

For more information and to purchase a membership, visit

Sustainability Council to host Talking Green Tuesday

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council will host July’s Talking Green, titled “Green Drinks,” beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at Mountain Tap Brewery, 910 Yampa St.

The event will include a tour of Mountain Tap Brewery, followed by networking beginning at 5:30 p.m.

This month’s Talking Green coincides with Token Tuesday, in which the brewery selects four local nonprofit organizations to support. On Tuesdays, guests receive a wooden token for every beer they purchase, which can be deposited into the Token Tuesday box of one of the four organizations, including YVSC, this month. Each token results in a $1 donation from Mountain Tap Brewery. For more information, visit

Application period open for Routt County Search and Rescue

Routt County Search and Rescue is accepting applications for new members.

Training begins Sept. 1.

Members assist fellow outdoorsmen is in need of rescue on an average of 60 missions per year.

New recruits will be trained and tested during a six-month probationary period in rope systems, snow safety, motorized vehicles, swift water rescue, radio communication, terrain navigation, downed aircraft and basic first aid.

All skill levels are invited to apply. Download an application at For more information, email

Friends of Crossan’s 3rd annual auction sold out

The Friends of Crossans’ third annual Call of the Wild Auction, set for Saturday, July 30 at the Antlers Cafe and Bar in Yampa, is sold out.

Organizers extended thanks to all who have supported their efforts to repurpose the Crossans M & A Market in downtown Yampa. 

Ticket holders are reminded doors open at 3:30 p.m., and children require tickets.

Pets are not allowed.

County Fair seeking entries for Baled Hay Contest

The Routt County Fair is currently accepting entries for the 2016 Baled Hay Contest. Alfalfa and grass hay will be accepted.

The contest is based on laboratory results, only, and entrants will have access to their own test results.

Entry fee is $30, which will be refunded to the winner.

To enter, call the CSU Extension office at 970-879-0825 by 5 p.m. Aug. 8 to have an agent core sample bales.

Fly-fishing author to give talk, slide show at library

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents an evening with author and fly-fisherwoman Shelley Walchak, who will present “52 Rivers: One woman’s fly-fishing journey through the Rockies” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 in Library Hall.

Walchak, a librarian, gave up her job at the Colorado State Library to fly fish a river per week for a year. She decided to stay in the Rocky Mountain States: Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.

Her photographs and blog posts from her journey became the book, “52 Rivers,” the gold medal winner for best regional non-fiction at the Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Walchak will share a slide show and talk that reveals the funny stories, inspirational encounters and beautiful scenery captured throughout her three-year project, from battling the elements to learning about the art of fly-fishing, to understanding rivers and entomology and meeting people along the 50,000 miles she traveled.

Books will be available for sale and author signing. Visit for more information.

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