Steamboat briefs: Construction underway on Routt County Road 14 |

Steamboat briefs: Construction underway on Routt County Road 14

Construction on Routt County Road 14 is scheduled to continue through Aug. 31. The road will be completely closed from Hibbert Lane to Henderson Park Monday through Aug. 1. Motorists are encouraged to use Colorado Highway 131 as a detour route during the construction.

Steamboat Art Museum to host three-day workshop

The Steamboat Art Museum will be holding a workshop taught by our exhibiting artist, John Fawcett, at 9 p.m. July 28 through 30. The cost is $450. In this three-day workshop, we will be covering both painting techniques in oil and watercolor, as well discussing composition, values, edges and color theory. Participants will be painting live horses at a ranch in North Routt and discussing anatomy and easy-to-use measurements of the horse to improve their horse painting, as well as principles that can be applied to other areas of art. A syllabus will be given to each student to reiterate the workshop discussions for future reference. Demonstrations and one-on-one attention will be given to each student. The class is limited to 12 people. Call the Steamboat Art Museum at 970-870-1755 to register and for additional information.

Copper Magnate accepting throwaway electronics

The Copper Magnate reminds Routt County residents it is against the law to throw away anything with a cord. The Copper Magnate does offer a newly permitted free metal and electronics public drop-off site.

All electronics and car batteries, with the exception of televisions, are free to recycle, as are all things metal with the exception of refrigerators. For more information, call 970-846-6991.

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