Steamboat briefs: County treasurer’s office set to close Friday for remodel |

Steamboat briefs: County treasurer’s office set to close Friday for remodel

— The Routt County Treasurer’s Office will close at noon June 24 for an office remodel. The office will move temporarily across the hall from its current location on the main level of the historic Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave., and will open at 8 a.m. June 27. According to Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn, this is a temporary move for the month of July. Call the Treasurer’s Office at 970-870-5555 or email for more information.

Roberts named Steamboat Ski Area ticket office director

Matt Roberts has been appointed as ticket office director for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. He has been a member of the resort marketing team since 2013 and will shift to his new position effective June 27.

“With a solid foundation of sales and online ticketing familiarity, Matt brings a unique perspective to the ticket operations at the resort,” Katie Brown, Ski. Corp. vice president of sales and marketing, said in a news release. “We are thrilled that he will be heading the department as we continue the transition to RFID technology and focus on engaging with our local and destination guests.”

The ticket office director is responsible for overseeing ticket office staff and daily operations, working hand-in-hand with multiple departments across the resort to ensure a simple and straightforward experience for guests, RFID and other ticket product management, guest relations and other duties.

“Having worked on the technology side of Steamboat’s ticketing system, I look forward to sharing my knowledge with staff and ultimately directly to the guests,” Roberts said in a news release. “Watching the team seamlessly handle the transition to RFID gives me the confidence to lead this talented department into the future of ticketing services at the resort.”

Before joining Ski Corp.’s sales and marketing team as digital marketing manager, Roberts, a graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, worked in digital sales, social media and web design at Steamboat Today. Before moving to Steamboat, Roberts did business development, marketing and web design for Dex One and Peak Fifteen Interactive LLC in Tallahassee, Florida, as well as website design, development and marketing in Thomasville, Georgia, and at Snow Leopard Mountain Sports in Golden.

An avid skier and mountain enthusiast, Roberts competes in triathlons, road cycling, mountain biking and other pursuits across the country. He currently serves as executive secretary for Routt County Riders and worked on the Steamboat digital marketing team for the 2015 USA Pro Challenge.

Steamboat’s 20 Under 40 to be honored at special event

Steamboat Today will celebrate Steamboat’s “20 Under 40,” who will featured in the upcoming issue of Steamboat Living, at a special event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 14 at Haymaker Golf Course. Steamboat’s dynamic “20 Under 40” honorees will be introduced at the party, which is being hosted in conjunction with Haymaker Patio Grill. The event will include summer cocktails, delicious bites, live entertainment by Pat Waters and more. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased by calling 970-871-4235 or emailing

Area supply of yellow fever vaccine running low

The yellow fever vaccine, recommended or required for travel to some international destinations, is in short supply. Anyone planning travel to a yellow fever risk area should contact the travel clinic at Northwest Colorado Health, formerly Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, to verify the vaccine is available. If possible, travelers should do this at least five weeks before departure. Call 970-871-7336 for more information. A list of all Colorado clinics providing the yellow fever vaccine is available at

Chamber seeks volunteers for annual summer events

Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is gearing up for the busy event season and looking for volunteers to help at one or more of the Chamber’s signature events, which include the following.

■ July Fourth parade: July 4

■ Hot Air Balloon Rodeo: July 9 and 10

■ Wild West Air Fest: Sept. 3 and 4

All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. To volunteer, visit the Chamber’s volunteer page at or call 970-875-7005.

Museum to host ghost mine driving tour at 9 am July 1

Tread of Pioneers Museum will host a ghost mine driving tour to Oak Creek from 9 a.m. to noon July 1.

Join historian Jim Stanko as he recounts the history of the ghost coal mines while traveling by bus along Colorado Highway 131.

In Oak Creek, participants will tour the Tracks and Trails Museum.

Space is limited. Those who want to attend need to email Candice Bannister, or call 970-879-2214 by June 27.

Cost is $25 for non-member adults, $20 for museum members and $10 for children younger than 12.

Parkinson’s exercise classes offered twice per week

Parkinson’s exercise classes are held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. Fridays at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, Eighth and Oak streets. The class consists of exercises developed by neuroscientist Becky Farley ( and Gary Sobol, who has Parkinson’s and is the founder of GZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network ( to specifically address Parkinson’s symptoms, including dexterity, rigidity, balance, bradykinesia and voice softness.

Class participants warm up their muscles, focus on big, powerful movements and loud voices and work together as a group to encourage one another, share tips and revel in good humor.

Classes are free. For more information, call Jacqueline Teuscher at 303-829-2869 or Eva Gibbons at 970-846-9887, or email

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