Steamboat briefs: Mustang roundup street closures slated for Saturday |

Steamboat briefs: Mustang roundup street closures slated for Saturday

— Street closures have been announced for the Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup’s Show n’ Shine event on Saturday, June 18. The following streets will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

■ Lincoln Avenue, eastbound and westbound lanes, Lincoln at Fifth Street to Lincoln at 11th Street.

■ Seventh and Eighth streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Oak Street side.

■ Sixth, Eighth, Ninth and 10th streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Yampa side.

■ Seventh Street from Lincoln Avenue to Yampa Street also will be closed due to the Farmer’s Market.

As in past years, the city’s special event officers will be assisting during each event with traffic detours and any other traffic/emergency needs. “No Overnight Parking” signs will be posted the day before the street closures.

Children’s remote-control car event set for 4 pm June 16

The Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup and Sill-TerHar Motors will sponsor a children’s remote-control car autocross event from 4 to 6 p.m. June 16 at the Tennis Center of Steamboat Springs. Hard, compound tires are requested to protect the courts’ surface. Register for the event by emailing with participant’s age, car type and skill level.

Hayden student graduates from College of the Ozarks

Jeremy Engle, of Hayden, graduated from College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri, during 2016 commencement exercises May 8. Engle, a home-school graduate, received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical studies.

Local summer basketball camp returns June 27 to 30

Berggren Hoop Camp is returning to Steamboat for its 12th year. The basketball camp, which is open to first- through eighth-grade boys and girls will run from June 27 to 30. Register at or call 970-819-1511.

CMC educator selected to score country-wide AP exams

Colorado Mountain College adjunct professor Lee Cox has been selected for the sixth consecutive year to score Advanced Placement exams from across the country.

Cox was selected as an AP Reader to score the free response sections of this year’s College Board AP reading exams along with other teachers and college faculty members from across the world.

AP Readers represent many of the world’s leading academic institutions. 

The AP Reading is a unique forum in which an academic dialogue between educators is encouraged, allowing for educators to exchange ideas and strengthen themselves as teachers.

AP Reading is one of 37 course subjects now offered in schools.

Kids invited to compete in Fishing Derby on Saturday

The Steamboat Springs Optimist Club will host its 34th annual kids Fishing Derby beginning with check-in and a free pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday at Fetcher’s Pond. Prizes will be awarded for first fish, biggest fish and most fish, and the club will provide free fishing poles for everyone.

South Routt libraries to offer state park backpacks

The Yampa and Oak Creek libraries in the South Routt Library District have backbacks that can be checked out by library users. The backpacks contain a Colorado State Parks pass and a pair of binoculars, along with many state parks brochures and information.

Backpacks can be checked out for two weeks, and each library has two backpacks that allow people to explore their state parks. Call the Yampa Library at 970-638-4654 or the Oak Creek Library at 970-736-8371 for more information.

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