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Steamboat briefs: YVEA reports most outages from snowstorm restored

As of Saturday morning, Yampa Valley Electric Association reported it had resolved most of the issues associated with the power outage that affected some 3,000 YVEA customers Friday during a spring snowstorm.

According to an email from Tammi Strickland, YVEA communications and public relations manager, crews were continuing to work on a very few remaining outages Saturday, but were confident those outages would be quickly resolved.

Strickland encouraged those who discover new outages to report them by calling 970-879-1160.

Hayden Public Library conducts community survey

Hayden Public Library is conducting a community survey it hopes will help the library better serve the public.

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The survey can be found at various locations across Hayden or at the library's website at

All survey respondents will be entered in a drawing for a Kindle Fire.

For more information, call 970-276-3777.

Beekeeping workshops at CMC set to continue Sunday, April 17

Greg McMahan, of "To Bee or not To Bee," will present a hive-splitting and queen-rearing workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 17 in room 216 in the Academic Building at Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus.

The cost is $45.

For more information, contact Megan Walker at 970-870-4544 or

Steamboat Pilot & Today seeks board members

Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from readers who would like to serve as community representatives on the newspaper's editorial board. Individuals selected for the board will be asked to serve a four-month term beginning in May.

The editorial board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff.

Newspaper staff members on the board include Publisher Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Lisa Schlichtman, Assistant Editor Jim Patterson and veteran reporter Tom Ross. Current community representatives on the board are Ed MacArthur and Enimie Reumaux.

The editorial board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper Wednesdays and Sundays. The editorial board meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays for one hour.

Readers interested in serving on the editorial board should email a letter of interest and resume to Schlichtman at or send it to Steamboat Today, PO Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at Steamboat Today's office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Call Schlichtman at 970-871-4221 with questions.

Steamboat set to celebrate planet starting Friday

Steamboat Springs residents are invited to pay tribute to the planet and learn more about environmental conservation during Yampa Valley Sustainability Council's month-long Every Day is Earth Day celebration.

The festivities kick-off on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, with a reusable shopping bag giveaway, followed by a water forum, a used clothing fashion show, electronics recycling collection and a wide range of other environmental events offered by YVSC and other community partners.

YVSC invites community members to attend one of the many sustainability-focused events this month and celebrate Earth Day every day of the year.

To view a full calendar of Earth month events, visit For more information about specific events, contact YVSC.

Arts council seeks more sponsors for Cabaret show

Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking additional business and individual sponsors for this year's Cabaret performance, set for May 12, 13 and 14

Cabaret is a live, comedic and politically incorrect performance put on by local talent and sponsored by the Arts Council. Call Beth Liggett, marketing and special events coordinator for the Arts Council, at 970-879-9008, or email

Hayden Congregational Church distributes free food

Hayden Congregational Church Food Bank distributes free food to those in need.

For more information, call the church at 970-276-3510 or Pastor Jane at 970-757-0000, email or stop by the church, 202 E. Jefferson, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.