Steamboat to offer extra transit services for Winter Carnival
February 10, 2018
Steamboat Springs Transit will operate additional bus service Sunday. On Sunday night, the last buses will operate from the Stockbridge toward the Mountain until 2:30 a.m.; from the Gondola Transit Center toward the condominiums until 2:50 a.m.; from the Gondola Transit Center toward downtown until 3:15 a.m.; from downtown toward Third Street until 3:26 a.m.
Lincoln Avenue closure takes effect at 4 a.m. with detours again onto Oak Street. In addition, Yampa Street will be closed today for parade staging. With the Diamond Hitch Parade taking place after the street events, these closures will remain in effect until around 2 p.m.
At the conclusion of the parade, city crews will push snow to the side of Lincoln for removal early Monday, Feb. 12, when the last closure goes into place at 2 a.m.
Tour de Steamboat registration opens with skiing giveaway
Online registration for the 2018 Tour de Steamboat, slated for July 21, is open. Riders who sign up by Monday, Feb. 12 will be entered to win a guided snowcat skiing adventure on Buffalo Pass with Steamboat Powdercats, valued at more than $600. Interested riders can learn more and register at tourdesteamboat.com.
Tour de Steamboat welcomes cyclists of all ages and abilities and offers four scenic route distances — 26, 46, 66 or 116 miles. All proceeds from the event benefit Yampa Valley nonprofits, including Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, REPS (Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide), Routt County Riders and Partners Mentoring Youth in Routt County.
Library slated to screen 'The Last Dalai Lama?' documentary
Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of the new documentary "The Last Dalai Lama?" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 in Library Hall. The film takes a look at what was truly important for the 14th Dalai Lama as he turned 80. Topics include the ongoing confrontation between Tibetans and China; the Dalai Lama's influence in political and spiritual spheres; his work with educators and neuropsychologists; and his personal feelings on aging, dying and the question of whether there be a 15th Dalai Lama. Visit steamboatlibrary.org/events for more information.