Routt County Republicans to host Lincoln Day BBQ fundraiser |

Routt County Republicans to host Lincoln Day BBQ fundraiser

The Routt County Republicans will host their 2018 Lincoln Day BBQ luncheon fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Rex's American Grill, 3190 S. Lincoln Ave. in Steamboat Springs. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with a meet and greet and cash bar. Lunch seating will begin at 11:45 a.m. Candidates will be introduced and the featured speaker is Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at door. Call 970-846-3465 for tickets or more information.

Knoll Parking Lots scheduled to be closed for music festival

The upper and lower sections of Steamboat Ski Area's Knoll Parking Lots will be closed today to Feb. 28 during WinterWonderGrass to accommodate festival tents. The Knoll lots are located on Mount Werner Circle near Gondola Transportation Center.

The resort will continue to offer free parking in the Meadows Parking Lot and paid parking in the Gondola Square parking structure. During this time, shuttle service from Meadows lot will run from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Ski Area employees, festival participants, skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to carpool or take public transportation during the lot closures. No overnight parking is available in the Meadows lot during the festival. Owners will be responsible for towed vehicles.

2018 Snow Drawing in search of volunteers for March 4 event

Bud Werner Memorial Library and The Nature Conservancy present the 2018 snow design, "Snow Stitching in Nature," from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 at the Carpenter Ranch in Hayden. Be the river, climb the mountain, create the clouds as the community creates a quilt-like scene in the snow that will be stitched together by the pattern of snowshoe steps on the hay meadow.

The Yampa Valley community is invited to join in creating this large, landscape-scale design. Volunteers meet at the Carpenter Ranch, where they will learn about the landscape that is the canvas, including inspired ideas and instruction for how to delve into your own contributions to the snow pattern before heading out to the hay meadow.

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The plan is to walk the meadow for two hours, but volunteers can leave earlier if they need to or stay later if they want. Participants must bring their own snowshoes, snacks and water.

RSVPs are not mandatory but would help the organizers plan. Contact the library's adult programs coordinator Jennie Lay at with name, email address and phone number to sign up. For more information about the history of Steamboat's annual community art installations that have gained global recognition, including two stunning drone videos that highlight the 2017 work, "Finding Peace in Nature," visit

Steamboat Springs Girl Scout troupe in need of volunteers 

The Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts are looking for volunteers. For more information, contact Nancy Mucklow at 970-846-2630 or

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