Steamboat briefs: Full payment of property taxes is due Wednesday |

Steamboat briefs: Full payment of property taxes is due Wednesday

The Routt County Treasurer’s Office reminds residents that full payment of property taxes is due Wednesday.

For those who have already paid the first half, which was due March 2, the remainder is due June 15.

Checks can be made out to: Routt County Treasurer and mailed to P.O. Box 770907, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.The treasurer’s office is located at 522 Lincoln Ave.

Taxes may also be paid online using a credit card, debit card or echeck by visiting the treasurer’s office main page:

There is a fee associated with online payments. The fee is 2.95 percent of the total for credit or debit cards or a flat fee of $2.95 for echecks.

Residents can also access their accounts by visiting the treasurer’s office website.

Call 970-870-5555 with questions or for further information.

Arts and gallery guide accepting submissions

Professional artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of their work to be entered into a contest for the front cover of the summer Yampa Valley Arts and Gallery Guide. Organizers are looking for seasonally and regionally appropriate pieces that can be used in a vertical format. The contest is open to artists 18 and older who are full- or part-time residents of Routt County. Email for an application and more information. 

Auditions to be held for ‘The Goose Girl’ (‘Pasatieri’)

The Yampa Valley Opera Troupe will hold auditions for its fall 2015 school tour production of “The Goose Girl” (“Pasatieri”) at 4 p.m. today at United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 736 Oak St. Auditions will be held in the choir room, and a pianist will be provided. Auditionees must bring sheet music for their memorized selection. For more information and to schedule an audition time, call director Keri Rusthoi at 917-282-1704 or email

CDoT upgrading bicycle and scenic byways map

The Colorado Department of Transportation is upgrading its Statewide Bicycle and Scenic Byways map, giving local governments an opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their area.

Initially, bicyclists could go online and review and select state routes to ride throughout Colorado based on shoulder width and traffic volumes. The site also included a search capability for lodging, bike shops, restaurants and other areas of interest. Now, local jurisdictions can add similar cycling information to the site.

“This upgrade is adding another complete dimension to the map,” CDOT’s Bicycle/Pedestrian and Byways Manager Betsy Jacobsen said. “Users will be able to zoom in and find much more detailed information than was originally available. It will also allow local jurisdictions to update their information as they make physical changes to existing facilities.”

Local agencies can access the site and request to be a “trail editor.” Once approved, they can upload their GIS files showing their local trails, routes, bike lanes, etc. Trail editors must be associated with a government agency to be approved.

To access the map, go to

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