Steamboat briefs: Fair royalty to serve Routt Beer Floats at museum |

Steamboat briefs: Fair royalty to serve Routt Beer Floats at museum

Stop by the Hayden Heritage Center after the Hayden Daze Parade for free Routt Beer Float served up by the Fair Royalty.

Museum admission is free. The museum is in located the old Moffat RR depot at 300 N. Poplar St.

Call Laurel Watson at 970-276-4380 for more information.

Car meet, barbecue Friday at Steamboat Springs Airport

The Steamboat Springs Airport will host a car meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The event is open to car clubs and individuals. Free barbecue will be provided by the local Civil Air Patrol but donations will be welcome. Anyone who wants to come to the airport and show off their car, view some cars or talk cars is welcome to attend, according to airport manager Chris Cole. For information, visit or email Cole at

Tia Kern is Hayden Public Library's Reader of Week

Hayden Public Library announced that Tia Kern, 6, is the sixth Reader of the Week for the annual Summer Reading Program.

Her parents are Rick and Crystal Kern. Tia has three older brothers, Austin, 21, Ethan, 14, and Reese, 12. The family has one dog, Bain, and two cats, Nala and Nubbs.

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Tia has lived in Hayden all her life and enjoys hanging out with her friends Kierra and Isabelle in her free time.

Her favorite color is purple, and her favorite food is noodles-spaghetti. Tia enjoys all the Hello Kitty books and watches SpongeBob. She plays Barbies when she goes to her friend's house. Tia is playing soccer this summer and will be in first grade. In school she enjoys math and reading. She would like to be a veterinarian to small animals when she grows up.

Tia likes to go to Totally Kids in the summer and participate in their fun activities.

Tia's advice for younger readers is, "Everybody should read."

Tia was excited when she found out she had won Reader of the Week. Tia chose "M & M no-bake cookies" for the bingo and cooking Friday.

Why Not Road to close Monday through Thursday

Why Not Road at Steamboat Ski Area will be closed to all traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The closure includes motor vehicles, mountain bikes and hikers.

Alternate routes suggested for mountain bikers and hikers include Valley View, a multi-use trail, and BC Ski Way to So What.

Why Not Road will open Friday and July 27 for hiking and biking, with additional closures expected the following week. Remember to check daily trail maps and the Information Center for up-to-date information on trail closures and mountain activity.

Go to for more information.

Teen Council to host Slackline grand opening

Join the Steamboat Springs Teen Council as they celebrate the grand opening of the Steamboat Springs Howelsen Slackline Park.

This free community event will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. July 26 (before the Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert) at the Slackline Park, which is located at the base of Howelsen Hill, between the Alpine Slide and volleyball courts. 

There will be music, food and the Teen Council will be giving away free Gibbon slacklines.

To learn more about Steamboat Springs Teen Council, go to