Steamboat briefs: City of Steamboat to host transit agencies conference |

Steamboat briefs: City of Steamboat to host transit agencies conference

The city of Steamboat Springs is hosting the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies conference. The conference, sponsored by the trade group for transit providers, vendors and government agencies, and the Colorado Department of Transportation, will take place Tuesday through Friday at The Steamboat Grand.

It will include a vendor expo from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, which will feature two compressed natural gas buses. The city has requested grant funding from CDOT to fund a feasibility study of transit vehicles that use alternative clean fuel systems.

Symphony Orchestra seeks volunteers for program

The nonprofit Steamboat Symphony Orchestra is looking for a volunteer to help with its education program this fall. The volunteer position includes enrolling students, coordinating marketing activities, participating in rehearsals, organizing two annual concerts and overseeing other volunteers. The position entails between one to four hours of work a week. Contact Lou Mathews at 970-870-3223 or

Integrated Community is seeking volunteers

¿Quiere practicar su español? Integrated Community seeks English instructors for its in-home tutoring program. Interpersonal skills and reliability required. Students and retirees are welcome. Call Sheila at 970-620-1513 for more information.

Volunteers are needed to serve on organization board

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, a nonprofit organization that works to reduce substance abuse throughout Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, with particular emphasis on youths in grades six through 12, is seeking interested community members to serve on its county and tri-county coalition boards. Send emails of interest to No phone calls, please. For more information, visit

Horizons provides free screenings for children

Horizons Specialized Services provides free screenings for children. If you're a parent and are concerned about your child's development, call Kathy Northcutt at 970-871-8558. The screenings can answer questions such as "Should he be walking by now?" "How many words should she be saying?" and "Is her hearing and vision what it should be?"

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¿Tiene usted preguntas como estas con respecto al desarrollo de su nina/o? ¿Deberia estar caminando a esta edad? ¿Cuantas palabras deberia mi nino/a estar diciendo? ¿Es su vision y audicion normal? Podemos contestar sus preguntas con un chequeo gratuito. Llame a Natosha al 970-756-5014.

Registration is open for city fall youth programs

Registration is open for the city of Steamboat Springs' fall youth programs, including Afterschool Action, ASSET Clubs, School Days Off, Kids Night Out and Pee-wee Adventures. Session 1 ASSET Clubs include gymnastics, learn to skate and initiation to hockey, swim lessons, archery, geocaching, cooking and "Secret Formula" science club. 

Call Joelle at 970-879-4300 or visit for information.

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