Steamboat briefs for March 8


Local schools announce Parent Academy event

The Steamboat Springs School District hosts a Parent Academy event, focused on underage drug and alcohol use and abuse, March 18 at Steamboat Springs High School. A free dinner begins at 5 p.m., followed by a discussion with John Underwood of the American Athletic Institute from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Underwood is familiar with the pressures and challenges particular to resort communities concerning underage drinking. He is involved with research about the detrimental effects of alcohol and substance abuse on young people's minds, bodies, and school and athletic performance. Please RSVP by March 14 to Shelby DeWolfe at 871-3621 or

Steamboat Marathon preparation under way

Registration is open for the 27th annual Steamboat Marathon and Half Marathon, to take place June 1. There is a limit of 1,000 half-marathon participants and 500 marathon participants. Visit for more information or to sign up.


BowWow1 9 years ago

Great event! but it is probably too bad that the parents and kids that should attend this and really need to hear this stuff won't be there to hear it, too busy being in denial... or out partying.


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