News for Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Steamboat Radio News - Shannon Lukens

Deven Mosman mug shot.

A suspect has been arrested for a string of burglaries out of Milner. The arrest record for 21-year-old Deven Mosman says he is a transient based in Craig. Routt County put a warrant out for his arrest and Moffat County Sheriff’s officers were able to pick up Mosman on Friday and take him to the Moffat County Jail. That’s where he is today. Here’s Ryan Adrian, the Patrol Lieutenant for the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.

Mosman also has charges in Moffat County in addition to those for the burglaries out of Milner, which is in Routt County. His court date in Moffat County is Wednesday, and a court date in Routt County has not yet been set.

Art in the Park has been tentatively been canceled for this summer. Organizers are meeting at 3 p.m. today to make the final decision. Kim Keith is the executive director for Steamboat Creates.

This would have been the 44th year for Art in the Park.

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board has decided to delay awarding grants this year, until their meeting June 6. The budget will be different this year because of COVID-19. The board will wait to present a finalized budget forecast when they will also announce the awarding of the grants. The board has received more than $6 million in grant requests.

Those who want to live in one of the 72 apartments in Alpenglow Village can apply this Thursday. The application process starts at 9 a.m. and runs through Sunday, May 17. The affordable housing development is on the south side of Pine Grove Road, adjacent to Walgreens. To apply by email, send an email to Alpenglow Village at alpenglowvillage@gmail.com with the following information: Full name, best contact number, email address and desired bedroom size. Or call 970-457-0410 and leave a voicemail with the same information.

South Routt County is hosting a community testing day for the COVID-19 virus. It’s from 9 a.m. to noon this Thursday, May 14, at South Routt Medical Center. You must have symptoms to get tested, and an appointment. Call the medical center for screening. Testing also continues every Wednesday and Saturday in May, at the rodeo grounds at Howelsen Hill. To date, there have been 1,357 people tested for COVID-19. 58 tests have been positive with six more cases identified through contact tracing. Six deaths have been reported, all of which were at Casey’s Pond, which is the retirement community.

The South Routt Initiative had a food drive Saturday. Cash donations and local gift cards came in at $10,000. Plus there were seven truckloads of food and cleaning supplies donated for South Routt LiftUp.

LiftUp of Routt County will start taking in donated items this Friday. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There’s a limit of six bags per day per household. The thrift store is still closed but is working on a plan to open soon.

Haymaker Golf Course opens Thursday and now the Tennis Center of Steamboat Springs has announced it will open Saturday, also following strict safety protocols.

Dinosaur National Monument is increasing recreational access. All roads and trail open tomorrow. But campgrounds, backcountry travel, river operations, and monument buildings are all still closed. A return to full operations will continue to be phased in.

This is the final week for free meals from Steamboat Resort every afternoon. The resort says that Safer-at-Home orders mean more businesses are opening up and community members are getting back to work, which means the free afternoon meal program is diminishing. Nearly 6,000 meals were provided to employees and community members over the last six weeks.

Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat is having a virtual commencement this Friday. It’s at noon. Kate Greenberg will be the commencement speaker. Greenberg is the Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture.  Link: https://commencement2020.coloradomtn.edu/

Governor Polis has announced that camping can resume in Colorado with proper social distancing. The governor asks that campers get any necessary items that they need for camping in the counties where they live, so as to limit exposure to other counties and areas. He also says they believe they’ll have the necessary data in order to make an informed decision about when restaurants, summer camps, and skiing can reopen, by May 25.

The Swift Foundation has awarded nearly $8,000 in grants to four Routt County nonprofits. The recipients are Horizons, the libraries in West Routt and Hayden, Integrated Community, and Tread of Pioneers. Swift Communications owns the Steamboat Pilot & Today.

 

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