Steamboat briefs: New recovery group meets Sundays at Buddhist Center


A new recovery-based group meets at 5:30 p.m. Sundays at the Buddhist Center of Steamboat Springs.

The Steamboat Meditation Recovery Group will explore recovery through meditation, book study and open discussion. The group is studying “One Breath at a Time” by Kevin Griffin. Meetings are open to all faiths and addictions.

The Buddhist Center is located at 2250 Copper Frontage Road, No. 202. For more information, call 720-670-8642.oCunty is offering 6-week weed management program

The Routt County Weed Program will offer a six-week course on Weed Management and Conservation Practices from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoons beginning Feb. 4 and running through March 11. Topics will include: basic botany and plant ecology; the weeds and poisonous plants of Routt County; control measures; equipment and calibration; reclamation and reseeding; land management; and preparing a weed plan. Room still is available and the cost is $40. The last day to register is today. Call Greg Brown at 970-870-5246 or the CSU Extension office at 970-879-0825 to register.

Sundance Studio offering 4-day meditation course

Sundance Studio will be hosting a four-day meditation course with Shannon O’Bryan starting Thursday through Sunday. The course on Thursday and Friday will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and the courses on Saturday and Sunday will be held from11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost for the four days is $275 or $250 early bird enrollment by Tuesday.

For more information and to register, go to

Commodities boxes are available monthly at LIFT-UP

Commodities Supplemental Food Program boxes are designed to supplement the diets of low-income seniors 60 and older. The boxes, distributed monthly by LIFT-UP of Routt County to area seniors, contain a variety of nonperishable food items and cheese. If you or someone you know may benefit from this program, call the LIFT-UP Food Bank at 970-870-8804 for more information.

AgrAbility project provides assistance to ag landowners

Colorado State University Extension and Goodwill Industries of Denver partner on the Colorado AgrAbility Project to provide disability workshops, on-site evaluations, resource information, equipment modification and assistive technology to agriculture operators and rural landowners.

AgrAbility will offer a free workshop to area residents from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Commissioners Hearing Room in the Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave. Lunch is included for those who preregister.

For more information or to preregister, call Dr. Bob Fetsch at 970-491-5648, email him at or Inquiries also can be directed to the CSU Routt County Extension office at 970-879-0825 or by emailing


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