Steamboat briefs: Police Department to host a SWAT team conference

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Editor's note: The dates of the training have been corrected below.

The Steamboat Springs Police Department will host a SWAT team conference and training from Saturday and Sunday on Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus. Bogue Hall will be used for the training exercises and will blocked off from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each of those days.

Officials have asked people to stay away from the training site, which approximately 60 law enforcement officers from local, county, state and federal agencies will use for SWAT exercises. According to a news release from the city, loud noises from simulated gun shots and small explosions will be heard from Bogue Hall during the duration of the training and tactical exercises. For more information, contact Detective Dave Kleiber at 970-879-4345 or dkleiber@steamboatsprings.net.

Fundraiser to help parents with sports fees is Friday

A crab feast fundraiser is Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Seatings are at 5 and 7:30 p.m. The cost is $45 for crab, corn on the cob, salad, bread, iced tea and lemonade. Beer, wine and desserts will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will go toward helping single parents cover sport fees. Purchase tickets by Wednesday at Columbine Granite, Freshies or Elk River Pet & Ranch. For more information, contact Laura Case at 970-846-7841 or spsf@reagan.com.

Moose is Loose tournament Wednesday at Rollingstone

The Moose is Loose golf tournament starts at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 19 at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. The cost is $133 and includes greens fees for 18 holes, two carts per team, beverages and the awards presentation at Slopeside Grill. Proceeds benefit the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club scholarship fund. Teams of five must include at least one female. Register by sending team name, team captain’s name and captain’s phone number, and team members’ names to mooseisloosegolf@springsips.com.

Community Health Fair events at medical center

Yampa Valley Medical Center will host a series of community health fair events in September and early October. The Community Health Fair is Oct. 6.

During the September blood draw events and the October Community Health Fair, the following low-cost blood tests will be available: health profile, complete blood count, PSA (men only), and hemoglobin A1C (helpful for managing diabetes). Registration and payment information for all events can be found at www.yvmc.org/healthfair.

The senior blood draw for adults 60 and older is from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday. Participants can register online or can walk-in with cash or check.

Early blood draws for adults 18 and older are from 7 to 10 a.m. Sept. 25, 26 and 27. Individuals must pre-register and pre-pay.

The Community Health Fair is 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 6. Available at the Community Health Fair will be low-cost blood tests, education and free screenings, including for allergies, asthma, blood-clot risk, lung function, skin and many more. For more information on any of the events, visit www.yvmc.org/healthfair.

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