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Steamboat briefs: Flower barrels still available through Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is selling flower barrels to support local nonprofit organizations in Routt County.  Flower barrel sales not only serve to beautify Steamboat but also generate more than $7,000 annually that goes directly back into the community. There are still barrels available at The planted barrels cost $115, plus tax, and will be delivered Tuesday, June 13. To order a barrel, visit For more information, call 970-846-1953 or email

Forecasting market potential seminar slated for Wednesday

A seminar on forecasting market potential will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in classroom 210 at the Academic Center at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs. Scott Ford, of Pinnacle Economic Research, will present the session.

A SCORE business counselor, entrepreneur and Steamboat Springs City Council member, Ford is able to source publicly available information to create projections reflecting market potential. The seminar will help entrepreneurs use census and local data to estimate sales potential for a new product or service.  Case studies will be presented on how to create sales forecasts using secondary data, assumptions and available market research. 

The seminar, which is hosted by the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, is free. To register, contact 970-870-4491

Coffee with Council event set for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday

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Coffee with Council is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, June 9, in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. The June session will touch on a variety of topics, including dogs, traffic congestion, Howelsen Hill funding, downtown parking and Brynn Grey and the West Area Steamboat Springs Plan. No RSVP is necessary, and community members are welcome to drop by to discuss any issues of interest to them. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Routt County Road 18 near Stagecoach Resevoir open

Routt County Road 18 from Stagecoach Reservoir dam to Pleasant Valley is now open to all traffic. Effective Tuesday, June 6, the temporary closure of C.R. 18 has ended. The roads are open to all traffic, but some sections of the road may require higher clearance vehicles, and other areas may be impassable during times of inclement weather.

Hayden set to conduct aerial spraying for mosquitoes

The town of Hayden is planning to aerial spray for mosquitoes on the evening of Thursday, June 8. All sprayings are contingent upon wind and weather conditions. Call Town Hall at 970-276-3741 for further information.

Malaysian foreign film from Cannes featured at Chief

Bud Werner Memorial Library's free foreign film series continues with "Apprentice," a Cannes Film Festival selection by director Boo Junfeng, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Chief Theater.

This psychological thriller from Malaysia tells the story of ambitious young correctional officer, Aiman, who is transferred to the country's highest-security prison and catches the attention of the seasoned chief executioner Rahim. Aiman's desire to become the hangman's apprentice is not only professional but born of an unspeakable urge to reconnect with a past that haunts him.

Far from being a conventional prison movie, this slow-burning psychological thriller is a stunning, tightly focused and ambitious look at all the lives affected by capital punishment. The 96-minute film screens in Malay and English with English subtitles. Visit for more information.

Routt County energy code on-site workshops planned

All area construction professionals working in Routt County are invited to attend a free onsite workshop that explains required sections of the 2015 energy code.

A professional trainer from Colorado Codes Consulting will present the workshop at two different times— either 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, June 8 at 1390 Bangtail Way, just east of Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.

To reserve a spot at the workshop, visit Light refreshments will be provided.

This free educational offering is made possible through Colorado Energy Office funding and is organized by Yampa Valley Sustainability Council in conjunction with the Routt County Regional Building Department and local green building business sponsors. The 2015 building and energy codes are proposed for local implementation Jan. 1.

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