Steamboat briefs for July 17


— VNA offering help for quitting tobacco

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering free nicotine patches and gum for four weeks by calling the QuitLine at 1-800-QUITNOW, or 784-8669. Pick up a free Tobacco-Free Quit Kit at the Steamboat VNA office at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, or in Craig at 745 Russell St.

Nathrop resident wins $500 shopping spree

Denise Scifres of Nathrop is the winner of a $500 shopping spree from Scifres, who spends summers in the Clark area, was chosen randomly from more than 560 people who registered for the contest. Scifres can spend her $500 at any of the businesses with enhanced listing on

"I am so surprised," Scifres said when she learned of winning. "Honestly, I never win anything." is a business directory, community information and tourism Web site operated by the Steamboat Pilot & Today. Visit the site at


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