Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Friday, Oct. 25
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• Since 1984, several master plans created for the city’s urban corridor have called to protect the views on the downtown roadway and to create better access points to the river. New committee helping city of Steamboat create transfer of development rights program for Yampa Street
• The documents that govern the city of Steamboat Springs’ plans for growth still reflect the time period when the push westward was a driving factor, and the urban growth boundary that was defined in the Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan is no exception. Steamboat Planning Commission seeks to make urban growth boundary expansion possible
• A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night after police said he threatened an officer with a 40-ounce glass beer bottle. Steamboat police officer says he was charged by man holding large beer bottle
• Laura Schmidt, the former executive director of the Routt County Council on Aging is the new executive director of LIFT-UP of Routt County. Replacing Schmidt at the Council on Aging early in November is Jackie Brown, who has worked on development and special events for the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley. Jackie Brown, Laura Schmidt tracking similar nonprofit career paths in Routt County
• The Hernando Today reported last week that nine candidates, including some other former city managers from across the country, are being considered for the job. Former Steamboat Springs City Manager Jon Roberts on shortlist of candidates for economic development job in Florida
• Cycling leaders in Steamboat Springs said the designation as a Ride Center is a key piece of a grass-roots marketing effort and a great sign for a city still building toward Bike Town USA. Steamboat named Ride Center by mountain biking group
• The Huskies continued what’s been an undefeated and rarely challenged run through the league with a three-set victory, 25-20, 27-25, 25-22. Steamboat volleyball plays well in loss to Battle Mountain
• The winter concert schedule for the Strings Music Festival has been announced and features a distinctly holiday vibe. Of the seven announced shows, six celebrate a holiday. Steamboat’s Strings Music Festival announces winter schedule
• The 15th annual Screamboat haunted house at Colorado Mountain College kicks off Halloween festivities Friday, but there’s plenty more to do for children and adults. Halloween festivities kick off Friday with events for children, adults
• The inaugural Lebowski Festival comes to the Chief Theater on Friday. Big Lebowski Festival comes to Steamboat Springs
• All Hallow’s Eve is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to park yourself in front of a screen for flicks that inspire fright. There are decades of movies you could check out, but if you’re not interested in going too far back in film history, there have been a number of good features of terror that have come out in the past year. The Bock’s Office: Horror watches for your viewing pleasure
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