The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will offer free HIV tests for all ages from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 10 at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Testing also can be done by appointment during regular business hours.
For more than a century, complex medical issues have sent some residents of Northwest Colorado to the Mayo Clinic in search of answers. In 1920, when Steamboat Springs merchant F. M. Light traveled to Minnesota seeking relief from asthma, the Routt County Sentinel reported that “a polyp as large as an oyster” was removed from his nose.
In the 1990s, biologists feared that the Heloderma, a large reptile species endemic to the semiarid mountains of Guatemala, might have gone extinct without any notice. The lizard was called “the scorpion” by villagers because of rumors that it could sting with its tail or snort venom. The legends about the animal inspired a black market trade. Compounded with habitat loss to corn and cattle, eventually, none could be found.
People with attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder generally have deficits in executive functioning skills: the ability to think and plan ahead, organize, control impulses and complete tasks. That means the daily demands of school can be daunting and often leave them feeling unsuccessful.
County Agenda for March 10 and 11
12:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a theft in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A bike was parked behind a bar and was stolen. A report was taken.
This is an easy way to dress up asparagus.
Mealtime provides an opportunity to talk, listen and build relationships, but it’s also when the healthiest foods are consumed. Research shows that shared meals promote eating more vegetables, fruits and fiber, as well as fewer fried foods.
Routt County is not alone in its efforts to balance new growth with preservation of working agriculture. Multiple counties across Colorado are experimenting with land-use tools and voter-approved programs to direct tax dollars toward land preservation. Among these is Gunnison County.
Fat Cat 22k results
I just wanted to give a warm and thankful shout-out to the folks at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club for welcoming my son and me so warmly to the last Hitchens Brothers Jump Series this past Wednesday night. We drove up from Erie on a whim so my son could give his dream of trying what he saw in the Olympics a try.
The subject of “work product” has reared its ugly head again with the revelation that Steamboat Springs City Manager Deb Hinsvark recently sent two emails to members of the Steamboat Springs City Council and marked the correspondence as confidential by designating them as work product.
Colorado You Got Talent will travel to 64 counties in 64 days for auditions throughout the state. Colorado You Got Talent will hold auditions in Steamboat Springs from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Elevation Dance Studio, 326 Oak St.
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team opened its season Saturday with a 21-0 win against Glenwood Springs.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Taylor Gold flew to the top of the field to win the U.S. Open on Saturday in Vail.
Meeker beat the Soroco High School girls basketball team in the regional championship game, 49-37.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team took the court without two of its regular singles players, and on Saturday it couldn’t climb out of that hole. It fell, 4-3, against Fruita-Monument.
Steamboat Pentathlon individual results
Battle Mountain roared in Steamboat Springs on Saturday, blasting the Sailors, 5-0, for a big early-season victory.
Steambot Pentathlon team results