Steamboat briefs: Street Department to sweep up scoria starting next week

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— From Monday to May 11, weather permitting, the Steamboat Springs Street Department will be sweeping up scoria that residents have raked out onto the asphalt shoulders of the roads, according to a news release. All commercial contractors and property management companies who provide this service must remove the materials themselves for disposal.

Please do not take advantage of this small service by having large piles in the streets for pick up. All branches that have been trimmed or trees that have been cut down, as well as other debris, must be hauled away by the resident or contractor.

Call the Public Works Shop at 970-879-1807 to let the city know where pickup is needed. Questions about this service should be directed to Street Superintendent Doug Marsh or Assistant Superintendent Ron Berig at the Public Works Shop.

Organizational meetings for adult rec sports Tuesday

The city’s summer adult sports organizational meetings are Tuesday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The softball meeting is at 5 p.m., outdoor soccer is at 6 p.m. and beach volleyball is at 7 p.m.

All team captains and anyone else looking to join a team should attend. Information on league format, fees, season schedule and more will be announced. There also will be votes on major league changes for softball during the meeting.

Register by Wednesday for lifeguard training classes

Registration is due by Wednesday for lifeguard training classes at Old Town Hot Springs. Two classes are offered, one starting April 18 and one starting May 14. Both cost $175. Call 970-879-1828 for more information.  

Tread of Pioneers closed for 2 weeks starting Monday

The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed Monday through April 25. The museum at Eighth and Oak streets will reopen at 11 a.m. April 26. Staff members will be available during the closure by calling 970-879-2214.

Boys & Girls Club looking to expand recreation room

The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs is looking to expand its recreation room for its ever-expanding membership. The group is in need of couches, air hockey and pool tables and gaming tables in good condition. Call 970-846-7710 to help.

VNA now offering measles vaccination after 15 cases

There have been 15 confirmed cases of measles reported in Minnesota, according to a news release from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association. Thirteen of the cases were linked to travelers who became infected while visiting Kenya and India. There have been eight hospitalizations and no deaths. International travelers are advised to be immune to measles before traveling internationally. Under a Colorado State Health Department Program, the MMR vaccination is available at Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association to anyone older than 1 for $14. Call 970-824-8233 in Craig or 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs for more information or to make an appointment.

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