Steamboat briefs: Election results discussion at the Pilot on Wednesday

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The Steamboat Pilot & Today’s monthly Coffee and a Newspaper, to be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, will feature a roundtable discussion of Election Day results. Pilot & Today General Manager Scott Stanford and Editor Brent Boyer will be joined by Routt County Democratic Party chairwoman Catherine Carson and Routt County Republican Party chairman Dave Moloney to discuss local, state and national election results and what they mean for our community and our country. Coffee and a Newspaper is open to all and will include free coffee and breakfast treats courtesy of Mountain Brew. The event is in the Pilot & Today’s community room, 1901 Curve Plaza. For more information, call Boyer at 970-871-4221.

Medicare Part D has open enrollment through Dec. 7

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D is through Dec. 7. Medicare beneficiaries are able to change plans during this time. Seniors should review their prescription drug plan and make sure it works with the prescriptions they are taking, said Betsy Packer, Routt County Council on Aging’s counselor and coordinator for the Colorado State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Routt County open enrollment times are as follows:

Nov. 7: 5 to 7 p.m. at Hayden Public Library

Nov. 14: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CMC Bristol Hall

Nov. 28: 5 to 7 p.m. at Hayden Public Library

For more information, call 970-819-6937 or 1-888-696-7213.

Local Veterans Day events held throughout November

Steamboat Springs American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts host Veterans Day events throughout November:

■ Veterans Day programs at Steamboat elementary schools will be Wednesday. Those who would like to volunteer and help are asked to call Tony at 970-846-5035, Gaylon at 970-846-9721 or Jim at 970-879-3936.

■ A free Veterans Day dance is at 7 p.m. Saturday at VFW Post No. 4264.

■ Visit veterans from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday at the Doak Walker Care Center.

■ Volunteers are needed for Turkey Bingo on Nov. 18. Call Jim at 970-879-3936 or Wayne at 970-757-0074 to volunteer.

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