Steamboat briefs: Kremmling resident killed in single-car rollover crash
A single-vehicle rollover crash was reported on Colorado Highway 125 near milepost 70, approximately 15 miles northwest of Walden in rural Jackson County, according to a news release from the Colorado State Patrol.
A white 2005, Chevrolet Venture van, driven by Candido Pinedo, of Kremmling, was northbound on Colo. 125 near milepost 70 when it traveled off the right side of the road and down a steep embankment. The van rolled, coming to rest on its roof near the base of the embankment.
Pinedo was pronounced dead on scene by the Jackson County Coroner’s Office, and alcohol impairment is being investigated as a possible contributing factor to the crash.
Pinedo’s age is unknown at this time.
Agencies assisting the Colorado State Patrol with the investigation included the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, North Park Fire/Rescue/Ambulance and the Jackson County Coroner’s Office.
YPN’s monthly Breakfast Club set for Wednesday
Join the Steamboat Springs Young Professionals Network from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Egg & I for YPN’s monthly Breakfast Club.
The Breakfast Club provides an opportunity for early morning networking and coffee and a chance to learn about upcoming YPN events, engage with speakers about important community matters and provide feedback to improve YPN.
This month’s topic covers the $92 million school bond issue. Speakers include Scott Bideau, from Yes 2 Schools (pro 3A/3B), and Mary Darcy, from the Citizens for a Better Plan (opposed 3A/3B).
Both speakers will present their views on whether building a new high school is a good idea.
The event will be held in the meeting room of the Egg & I, 325 Anglers Drive. Arrive early, as the presentation will begin promptly at 7:15.
Routt County Riders to lead trail work Saturday
Routt County Riders will lead a trail work day on Emerald Mountain from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17.
Depending on weather conditions, this could be the final Saturday trail work day of the season.
Volunteers are asked to meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Blackmere trailhead for transportation to the work site.
Following the work, volunteers can enjoy lunch and beverages provided by New Belgium Brewing Company, and those who bring bikes can ride down afterward.
Tools will be provided, and volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves, backpack, sunscreen, rain gear, cap and water. RSVP by email at trails@routtcounty
riders.org, or visit goo.gl/ptvtsq.
Mainstreet Steamboat to launch logo design contest
Mainstreet Steamboat Springs is launching a campaign to develop a new logo. Any local artist can participate by submitting a design to 99designs.com.
The contest is open to artists internationally, and the winner will receive a cash prize.
The requirements are listed at 99designs.com.
The process will be open about 10 days and began Sunday.
Anyone can submit a design. Mainstreet strongly encourages local graphic artists to participate.
High school PIC club sponsors book discussion
Steamboat Springs High School PIC is sponsoring a book discussion of “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens,” by Danah Boyd at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the high school media center.
Sherry Holland will lead the discussion.
All parents are welcome to attend the discussion, regardless of whether they have read the book. The book is available online.
Election forum to focus on city council candidates
An election forum hosted by the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors, the Routt County Democratic and Republican parties and Steamboat Today will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at The Steamboat Grand.
The forum will start with a meet-and-greet followed by a Q&A session with local candidates at 5:45 p.m. Discussion will also include Senate Bill 152 — the broadband issue.
Appetizers and a cash bar will be available before the start of the forum.
Steamboat Today Editor Lisa Schlichtman will moderate the Q&A session with candidates for the Steamboat Springs City Council.
Questions will not be accepted from the audience during the forum, but questions are being accepted in advance of the event.
These can be emailed to lschlichtman@SteamboatToday.com.
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