Steamboat briefs: Free ‘Christmas tree’ mulch available at Howelsen Ice Arena |

Steamboat briefs: Free ‘Christmas tree’ mulch available at Howelsen Ice Arena

The mulch generated through the city of Steamboat Springs’ Christmas tree recycling program is now available to the public. Mulch is located to the right of the Howelsen Ice Arena entrance, 285 Howelsen Parkway.

City officials also asks that only residents and homeowners participate in the free mulch program and no contractors or commercial operations. Participants will have to load their own vehicles.

Steamboat students named to KU honor roll lists

Taylor Kortas and Caroline Wheeler, both of Steamboat Springs, have earned honor roll distinctionat the University of Kansas for the fall 2016 semester. Kortas is a student at the School of Architecture, Design & Planning, and Wheeler is a student of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Honor roll criteria vary among the university’s academic units. Some schools honor the top 10 percent of students enrolled, some establish a minimum grade-point average and others raise the minimum GPA for each year students are in school. Students must complete a minimum number of credit hours to be considered for the honor roll.

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