Steamboat Briefs for Sept. 29


The Bud Werner Memorial Library parking lot and Yampa Avenue entrance will be closed for final paving today. Parking will be available on 13th Street or Yampa Avenue. Please use the Lincoln Avenue entrance to the library building. Materials can be returned inside the library or via the City Market Book Drop. The parking lot and Yampa Avenue entrance will re-open Tuesday.

Search and Rescue looking for volunteers

Routt County Search and Rescue is looking for community members interested in volunteering. Applicants must be 21 years old, complete a six-month probationary period, demonstrate good teamwork and interpersonal communication skills, have a current CPR card and be able to make a minimum three-year commitment to attend 50 percent of trainings and 25 percent of missions. If interested, download an application from and return it with your DMV record and social security number to: RCSAR, P.O. Box 772837, S.S., CO 80477 by Tuesday. Questions should be directed to

Museum displaying wildlife photographs

The Tracks and Trails Museum at 129 E. Main Street in Oak Creek is featuring Daniel Ellertson's wildlife photographs on display on the Artist's Wall. This exciting exhibit is free and open to the public for two months. All are welcome. For more information, call 736-8245 from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Volunteer tutors are needed to teach English

Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada is looking for volunteer tutors, with or without experience, to teach English as a second language. People who are interested are required to attend a training session from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the office at 718 Oak St.

Call 824-6424 or 871-4599 to sign up, or e-mail No Spanish is required.

LIFT-UP of Routt County offers food assistance

LIFT-UP of Routt County is distributing USDA commodities for the third quarter of 2008 at LIFT-UP offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek, through the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Each eligible household may receive TEFAP foods once per quarter. This quarterly distribution ends Tuesday.

Food will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 870-8804 from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to inquire about income-eligibility and hours of operation for each office.


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