US Sen. Michael Bennet set to hold Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7 |

US Sen. Michael Bennet set to hold Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the date of Bennet’s town hall. 

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will hold a town hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. in Steamboat Springs, to listen to Coloradans’ questions and concerns. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and residents are encouraged to arrive early, as space may be limited. Questions from the audience will be chosen at random.

Gondola, bike park to close at 4 p.m. Friday for private event

The Steamboat gondola will be closed for a private event on Friday, Aug. 10. The closure includes hiking and biking access, starting at 4 p.m. The Steamboat Bike Park will also close at 4 p.m. All base area activities, including The Land Up, Taco Beast and Family Fun Happy Hour will continue as scheduled. To make up for the closure, the gondola and Steamboat Bike Park will be open for twilight biking until 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

Celebration of Life planned for Elizabeth Brackett on Saturday

Part-time Steamboat resident Elizabeth “Dibi” Brackett died June 17 following a biking accident in Chicago. She and her husband spent two months per year in Steamboat. Brackett was an avid triathlete who competed often and was a five-time world champion in her age group. A celebration of life will be held for Brackett from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at The Ranch, 1800 Ranch Road.

Leadership Steamboat currently accepting applications for class

Leadership Steamboat is accepting applications for its 2018-19 class.

Every year, 25 students are selected to learn more about the community through field trips and forums designed around the local economy, politics and current issues.

The class meets one Friday each month through early June 2019.

For information on the program, cost and application, visit Email questions to Kara Stoller at

The application deadline is Aug. 31.

Live Shakespeare performance held on library lawn Sunday

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents The Great American Laughing Stock Company performing Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 on the library lawn. This is part of the free Piknik Theatre Festival, and audiences at this live theater event are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, blanket and their own seating. Visit for more information.

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