Steamboat school board set to meet Monday, Feb. 12 and Tuesday, Feb. 13 |

Steamboat school board set to meet Monday, Feb. 12 and Tuesday, Feb. 13

The Steamboat Springs School District board of education will hold a business meeting and workshop at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12 at the District Office, 325 Seventh St. Reports and communications will include an update from the Steamboat Springs High School staff, a capital projects update and a facilities phase I and II update from NV5. The workshop will begin at the end of the business meeting, and workshop topics include governance process policy review and monitoring and a book study. 

The school board is having a separate workshop from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave. The workshop will be facilitated by Craig Wasserman.

Roundabout projects will be outlined during open house

The Urban Redevelopment Authority Advisory Committee — URAAC — and the city of Steamboat Springs will host a public open house to outline and discuss the upcoming Mount Werner Circle and Ski Time Square roundabout project from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12 at the Creekside meeting room at Torian Plum, 1855 Ski Time Square.

The project looks to enhance the intersection at Mount Werner Circle and Ski Time Square Drive with a roundabout, which would be similar to the ones constructed at Aprés-Ski Way and Mount Werner Circle and in Ski Time Square.

At the open house, there will be three stations where interested parties can learn about the project, ask questions and discuss impacts. Additional information on the project can be found at

Cen$ible Energy program underway in Routt County

The annual home and small business efficiency rebate program Cen$ible Energy is in full swing for 2018 including two new rebates.

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The community-funded Cen$ible Energy program offers residential energy assessments and rebates for five types of efficiency measures including LED lights, programmable thermostats, air sealing after an energy audit and Energy Star-rated dishwashers, clothes washers, refrigerators or freezers. New this year is a $75 rebate for hard-wired heat tape timers.

Complete information is available at cen$, where rebate requests and receipts can be submitted online.

A comprehensive home energy assessment performed by a local certified building analyst is available by signing up at The audit is free for customers with Yampa Valley Electric Association service as well as primary home heating by Atmos Energy natural gas. Customers with only one of those utilities can pay half price or $150 for an audit.

As a special offer in 2018, Atmos Energy customers can receive up to $100 in on-site quick fixes installed by the energy auditor, such as a hot water heater wrap or programmable thermostat.

Also new this year, Cen$ible Energy is offering small business energy assessments with a $200 rebate for the first 10 customers to sign up. The audit service is $500 for businesses up to 10,000 square feet within the YVEA territory. Businesses above that size would pay modest additional charges. To sign up for a business energy audit, email

Cen$ible Energy is made possible through funding from YVEA, city of Steamboat Springs and Alpine Bank. The program is administered by the nonprofit Yampa Valley Sustainability Council.

Funding is first come, first served and is predicted to last this year until June 1, so more community funders are encouraged for Cen$ible Energy to become a year-round energy-saving rebate opportunity for residents and small businesses.

Hayden High School announces honor roll students  for 2017-18

Hayden High School has released its first semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.  Students named to the list are named below by grade.

12th grade:  Alan Aguirre, Svea Andrews, Lebo Armendariz, Kyra Bennett, Karyn Forbes, Cianna Gonzalez, Brennan Guire, Richard Hallenbeck,  Kaitlynn Hayes, Wade Hendricks, Dawson Herfurth, Geneva Kunshier,  Gabrielle Lewis, Garrett Murphy, DemiRose Noda, Opal Opila, Jake Planansky, Callie Rajzer, Garrett St. Clair, Lane White and Taylen Zabel.

11th grade: Paige Barnes, Mason Brewer, Thalia Carbajal, Chris Carrouth, Trinity Castleman, Theo Corrello, Cassidy Crawford, Faith Day, Daylon Frentress, Justin Fry, Hunter Hatcher, Katelyn Hoffman, Blane Hoza, Patrick Hunter Alli Ingols and Makenna Knez.

10th grade: Lily Archuleta, Morgan Bennett, Alex Camilletti,  Donovan Converse, Joey Deckler, Cameron Elgin, David Fatjo, Reese Kern, Jada Krieger, Sarah McCourt, Arielle Meeks, Jose Meraz Luna, Gary Otis, Michael Pitney, Hunter Planansky, Garrett Salazar, Hailee Smith, Daisy Tarango, Hannah Wilkie and Wyatt Wolford.

Ninth grade: Kyler Campbell, Leah Carrouth, Gracie Day, Arianna De Jesus, Wyatt Ferrier, Liam Frentress, Zaine Gonzales, Keenan Hayes, Jonathan Hinkle, Connor Johnson, Andrew Kleckler, Keaton Knez, Grace Kunshier, Meiyi Lan, Aiden MacGillivray, Josh McCourt, Dustin McLaughlin, Mia Mikos Rosalie Mortenson, Wyatt Mortenson, Wyatt Murphy, LeeAnna Nelson, Kay Noda, Payton Planansky, Fisher Preston, Magaly Quintana-Palma, Hunter Slowik, Angel Valdez, Kim Verastica Avila, Clayton Ward and Austin Williams.

Steamboat student named to Colby College dean's list

Andrew J. Williamson, of Steamboat Springs, was recently named to the dean's list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for the fall 2017 semester. Williamson was one of 469 Colby students to qualify for the dean's list by achieving a grade point average of 3.77 or higher. Williamson is majoring in mathematical sciences and economics.

Local student graduates from Montana State University

Montana State University awarded 749 undergraduate degrees during its 2017 fall commencement ceremonies and McKenzie Bradley, of Oak Creek, was among the graduates. Bradley graduated with high honors, which means she had a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

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