Steamboat briefs: Ski Corp. hosts summer job fair at 2 p.m. Monday

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Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. will host a summer job fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday in The Steamboat Grand’s Burgess Creek Room.

For most employment positions, perks include a free summer bike pass, food and beverage discounts, retail discounts and more. Ski Corp. is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information, call 970-871-5132.

Registration for Steamboat Pentathlon will end Monday

The city of Steamboat Springs’ Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department announces registration for the 23rd annual Steamboat Pentathlon on Saturday now is accepted. Registration will remain open until Monday. All entries will receive an event T-shirt and lunch and will be entered into the prize raffle drawing.

The Pentathlon is a five-stage winter multisport race that includes Alpine skiing/riding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking and running with standard and short courses available. Registrants can enter as a team or as an individual.

The Pentathlon is part of the Steamboat Springs Running Series. To register or for more information, visit www.steamboatpentathlon.com or call 970-871-7055.

Inspiration Program classes open to all local students

Emerald Mountain School has announced the next session of Inspiration Program classes, which are open to all students in the Steamboat Springs community. Classes include:

■ Book Trails, taught by Emily Krall, will run on six consecutive Thursdays, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. March 6 to April 10. This class is for students in first through fifth grades who want to enrich and improve their reading and writing skills. The cost is $25 per class.

■ Jiu Jitsu, taught by Dave Marrs, will run Mondays from March 3 to 31. Instruction helps students build confidence, discipline, strength and agility. For students in second to fourth grade. The class is held from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. for students in second to fourth grade. For students in fifth through eighth grades, class is from 4:50 to 5:50 p.m. The cost is $100. 

■ Pop!, taught by mixed-media artist Keri Searls, will be offered Tuesdays from March 4 to 25. Each week, students will make a different art project involving the word pop — colors that pop, the Pop Art Movement, pop-up books and whatever pops into participants’ heads. All grades are welcome, and the cost is $100.  

For more information and to sign up, call the school at 970-879-8081, or visit www.emeraldmountainschool.org.

Enter contest for season’s 1st sandhill crane sighting

To mark the return migration of sandhill cranes to the Yampa Valley, the Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition is sponsoring a contest for the first crane sighting of the season. To enter the contest, document your first local sandhill crane sighting and email your photo to coloradocranes@gmail.com or mail it to CCCC headquarters, 40625 Routt County Road 69A, Hayden, CO 81639. Include the date, time and location of the sighting as well as your name and any additional details. A prize will be awarded, and the winner’s name and photo will be posted on the CCCC website at www.coloradocranes.org.

Baby-sitting certificate class is offered for $39 at CMC

A baby-sitting certificate class will be offered at Colorado Mountain College with instructor Sara Gorevan.

The class is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and is a 4-H curriculum designed for students ages 11 to 14. The class costs $39 and includes the certificate.

Bring a pencil, lunch and dress comfortably for the CPR component of the classroom.

Call CMC at 970-870-4444 to register.

Kailee Duryea named to fall 2013 president’s honor roll

Kailee Duryea, of Steamboat Springs, was named to the Eastern Wyoming College president’s honor roll for the 2013 fall semester. The president’s honor roll recognizes students that are full time and achieve a 4.0 GPA.

1st workshop in local food series set for Tuesday night

The first workshop in a series related to local food will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

“Food Safety for Cottage Food Producers” is hosted by CSU Routt County Extension and will provide food safety requirements for the Colorado Cottage Food Act. Learn about food safety considerations in setting up a home for a food-related business.

For more information, call Karen Massey, of CSU Routt County Extension, at 970-879-0825.

James Swiggart named to dean’s list for fall 2013

James Swiggart, from Steamboat Springs, was named to the Idaho State University 2013 fall semester dean’s list for the College of Business.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 semester credits and receive a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Library slated to host free adoption event Thursday

A free adoption event is being held at Bud Werner Memorial Library to discuss adoption options including the risks, benefits and what a good fit is for your family.

The event, “Adoption: Is It Right For You?” is from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Register by calling 970-663-5501 or emailing liana@nightlight.org.

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