Steamboat Briefs: Hayden to consider license transfer at meeting tonight |

Steamboat Briefs: Hayden to consider license transfer at meeting tonight

— The Hayden Town Council is scheduled to consider tonight whether to transfer the HiWay Bar liquor license to new operators Kendal and Andrea Wheat, of the Wheat Corp., from Fawna Odom.

If the change is approved, Town Council members will consider a temporary liquor permit while the Colorado Department of Revenue reviews the transfer.

The Town Council also will consider whether to approve first reading of a final plat for Phase 2 of the Creek View subdivision. The action would vacate existing easements and create new ones. A second reading is scheduled for March 17.

The meeting is scheduled to begin with staff and council member reports at 7 p.m. today followed by the regular session at 7:30 p.m. at Hayden Town Hall, 178 W. Jefferson Ave.

Ignite Steamboat meets tonight at Smokehouse

Ignite Steamboat, a social networking group for entrepreneurs and technology professionals, meets at 6 p.m. today at Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave. Since starting monthly meetings in summer 2009, Ignite Steamboat has grown to nearly 140 members who share ideas about technology, entrepreneurship and more in a social setting. Tonight’s event is free to attend and features local presenters. For those who can’t make it tonight, Ignite Steamboat’s end-of-ski-season party is at 6 p.m. April 7 at Steamboat Smokehouse and will feature TechStars and Foundry Group co-founder Brad Feld, of Boulder. Visit to learn more.

Volunteer reserves to host a free emergency training

Northwest Colorado Volunteer Reserves (Medical Reserve Corps) will host a free training and presentation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 24 at Library Hall in Bud Werner Memorial Library. Join us to hear stories about responding to real emergencies including wildfires, be trained to respond to emergencies, and learn more about volunteering. RSVP by March 17 to Atusa Baghery at 970-871-7648 or

Cabaret auditions March 19, 20 at Depot Art Center

Community members interested in performing in the Arts Council’s annual Cabaret, “Short and Sweet,” are invited to audition from 1 to 4 p.m. March 19, or from 3 to 6 p.m. March 20 at the Depot Art Center. Previous theater experience is not necessary. The performances will be May 12, 13 and 14 at the Strings Music Pavilion. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at 970-879-9008 for details.

Bunkhouse Bull Session seeks young performers

The annual Bunkhouse Bull Session is April 15 at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden and benefits Routt County 4-H. Youths are invited to submit Western- and agriculture-themed writings to perform that evening, and scholarships will be awarded to the top performers. Those interested should call Cassidy Kurtz at the Routt County Extension Office at 970-879-0825, or Don Hayes at 970-846-9233.

The event includes performances and a steak dinner with beef donated by Sweetwood Cattle Co.

Success Steps to focus on location-based marketing

A Success Steps business training luncheon about location-based marketing and geotagging is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at Steamboat Smokehouse. The event will cover free mobile applications and how they affect businesses. Angie Robinson, who owns Social Image Media Group, will lead the program. The $15 cost includes lunch.

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