Steamboat briefs: Coffee, newspaper to visit Yampa River Botanic park |

Steamboat briefs: Coffee, newspaper to visit Yampa River Botanic park

— Steamboat Today’s Coffee and a Newspaper will be held on a new day, at a new time and at a new location. This month, newspaper editor Lisa Schlichtman will host a brown bag lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at the Yampa River Botanic Park. Community members are invited to bring their lunch and a blanket or chair to sit on, and the newspaper will provide cold drinks.

Learn the history of the park and more about its vision for the future. There also will be a time for Q&A, and park board members will offer a walking tour of the grounds. The event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Schlichtman at or 970-8714221.

Steamboat local graduates from Maine’s Colby College

Samuel B. Glaisher, of Steamboat Springs, was among 504 seniors who graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, May 22, receiving a bachelor of arts degree at the college’s 195th commencement.

Glaisher, who majored in psychology with a neuroscience concentration, attended Steamboat Springs High School and is the son of Jeremy and Jodi Glaisher, of Steamboat.

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby offers an academic program rooted in exploration of ideas and interaction with world-class faculty scholars.

Clark student named to Concordia honors list

Nebraska’s Concordia University named 247 students to its honors list for the spring 2016 semester, including Aidan Moon, a sophomore from Clark.

The top 25 percent of all undergraduate students who complete at least 12 credit hours qualify for the honors list.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, top-educational university located in Seward, Nebraska, that serves more than 2,600 students.

Local student graduates from St. Lawrence University

Ciar R. Colgan, a Steamboat Springs High School graduate, was among nearly 600 students who were awarded bachelor’s degrees from St. Lawrence University during commencement ceremonies May 22 in Canton, New York.

Colgan is a member of the class of 2016 and majored in biology, graduating magna cum laude.

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York.

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