Some Routt County residents reflect on how 9/11 put their lives on hold
Attacks led to 10 years of sacrifice
September 10, 2011
Sunday’s events for the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001
■ A memorial ceremony to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is from 7:58 to 8:30 a.m. at the Oak Creek Fire Department. A statewide moment of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. and will be accompanied by a minute of sirens. All are welcome.
■ Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue conducts a flag-lowering ceremony at 8 a.m. on the Routt County Courthouse lawn to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The ceremony will be followed by an all-day open house at the mountain fire station, 2600 Pine Grove Road.
■ A Sept. 11 reflection is from 1:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the children’s amphitheater at Yampa River Botanic Park. It will be a time to remember accompanied by music and without words. All are invited. Bring a chair or blanket. Stories and thoughts will be shared afterward. For more information, call 970-879-8079.
■ A 10th anniversary memorial service for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks begins at 5:30 p.m. in the children’s garden at Yampa River Botanic Park. The event will honor first responders and members of the armed services. A meal will be served, and the Holy Name Catholic Church men’s choir will sing.
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