Steamboat briefs: Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of June 4 |

Steamboat briefs: Routt County Council on Aging senior lunch menus for the week of June 4

■ Steamboat Springs Community Center

Monday: baked chicken

Tuesday: roast beef

Thursday: ham

Friday: Italian sub sandwich

■ Hayden American Legion Hall

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Monday: baked chicken

Tuesday: roast beef

Thursday: ham

■ South Routt Community Center

Monday: baked chicken

Wednesday: roast beef

Friday: ham

All lunches are served at noon. There is a recommended donation of $3 per lunch for those 60 and older and $6 for those younger than 60. A $30 punch card is good for 10 lunches for seniors 60 and older or five lunches for those younger than 60. Find detailed menus at Call 970-879-0633 to make a lunch reservation or arrange for a van pickup.

Sign up for Grand Futures Adventure Scavenger Hunt

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is holding an Adventure 5K Scavenger Hunt on June 9 in Steamboat Springs. Registration and check-in is from 8 to 9 a.m. at Steamboat Springs High School, and the race starts at 9 a.m. The event is geared toward families but is open to all. Register for $50 per team of four. Teams can vie for prizes, including one for best costume. Proceeds benefit Grand Futures, which works toward preventing substance use in youths. More information, sponsorship forms and online registration are available at or by calling Kate at 970-879-6188.

Free fishing weekend held today, Sunday across state

The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife hosts a free fishing weekend today and Sunday. Anglers are not required to have a valid fishing license during this weekend, according to a news release. Although no fishing license is required during free fishing weekend, all other regulations remain in effect, including bag and possession limits and restrictions on bait in certain waters. Anglers should consult the 2012 Colorado Fishing brochure at for regulations and restrictions.

Depot Art Center parking lot closed through Friday

The city of Steamboat Springs and contractor Native Excavating are replacing an old water main and repaving the Depot Art Center parking lot. The parking lot is expected to be closed through Friday.

There will be one-lane road closures at the 13th Street Bridge starting Monday. Because of a narrow lane width, Native Excavating asks that semitrailers and vehicles carrying large loads use Shield Drive off of U.S. Highway 40 to access 13th Street.

For more information, call Danny Paul at 970-871-8210.

Clinic to be held for those interested in fair royalty

A free Routt County Fair Royalty Clinic for girls ages 8 to 18 is July 6 at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden. Sessions will include horsemanship, commentary, representation and more. Registration is required by June 15 by calling Tiffany at 970-638-1021, Erin at 970-620-2729 or Missy at 970-879-2968. For more information, call Tiffany at 970-638-1021.

Egeria Park Roping Club accepting memberships

The Egeria Park Roping Club is accepting memberships for the upcoming season. Roping and nonroping memberships are available to individuals or families. The group ropes and rides in an arena between Yampa and Toponas on Colorado Highway 131. For more information, call Sam at 970-638-4270.

VNA offers birth control, screenings for women

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's Women's Health Clinic is offering low-cost birth control, STD screenings, pap smears, breast exams and general women's health care based on income. All income levels are welcome. Make an appointment in Steamboat at 970-879-1632 or in Craig at 970-824-8233.

Local groups reach out to returning service members

The Routt County Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4264 and American Legion Post 44 in Steamboat would like to meet and greet local sons and daughters returning from military service. The VFW is looking for female war veterans. The American Legion also is looking for new members. For more information, call VFW Post Commander Tony Weiss at 970-846-5035, Jim Stanko at 970-879-3936 or Routt County veterans service officer Michael T. Condie at 970-879-5489.

Volunteers needed for Habitat appliance store

ReStore, Routt County Habitat for Humanity's nonprofit appliance store at 718 Oak St., is open from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Volunteers are needed to help staff the store. Call 970-871-6101, or visit

Visiting Nurse Association offers vaccination reminder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people with diabetes should receive the Hepatitis B vaccination. Call the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association at 970-824-8233 in Craig or 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs.

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