Steamboat briefs: Mountain bike series season passes available |

Steamboat briefs: Mountain bike series season passes available

Season passes for the 2015 Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series are currently on sale. Those who purchase their passes before 11:30 p.m. today will receive discounted early bird pricing of $140 for an adult individual and $50 for a youth individual. Season passes provide participants with entry into all seven of the Town Challenge races in 2015. Prices will increase Thursday. Registration for individual Town Challenge races is also open online. Participants can register online until 11:30 p.m. the night before each race or onsite at the race location from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. on race day. For more information and to register, visit or call 970-879-4300.

‘Return of the River’ screens for Water Week

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Friends of the Yampa will present a free screening of the new documentary film “Return of the River” in honor of the 35th annual Yampa River Festival at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3 in Library Hall. The film is about the largest dam removal project in the history of the United States and the extraordinary effort it took to restore an ecosystem and set the Elwha River in Washington free. It is a narrative with global ramifications, exploring the complex relationship between communities and the environment that sustains them. Visit for more information.

Police department to hold public auction this Friday

The Steamboat Springs Police Department will hold a public auction at 9 a.m. Friday at the lower garage area of the department, 840 Yampa St. Items will be sold on an “as-is and where-is” basis, and items will be sold to the highest bidder for cash or check. Property may be viewed after 8:30 a.m. the day of the auction. Call 970-879-4344 for more information

Local graduates from St. Lawrence University

Maria C. Hillenbrand, of Steamboat Springs, was one of nearly 600 students who received bachelor’s degrees from St. Lawrence University on May 17 during commencement ceremonies held in Canton, New York. Hillenbrand received a bachelor of arts in environmental studies and English. Hillenbrand is a graduate of Steamboat Mountain School.

BookTrails offers two additional summer camps

Due to high demand, BookTrails has added two new camps to their Reading on Ranches 2015 camp season. Lego Camp will be offered from July 20 to 24, and another session of Camp Splash is available July 27 to 31. Sign -up at or call 855-426-6587 for more information.

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