Steamboat briefs: Season tickets are on sale for Symphony Orchestra
July 13, 2012
Steamboat Symphony Orchestra season tickets are now on sale. Full season tickets provide riser-row seating at Aug. 18, Dec. 1 or 2 and Feb. 10 performances and are priced at $150. Premium season tickets include those three performances as well as the Meet the Maestro event Aug. 19 for $240. Tickets can be purchased at the Depot Art Center, by calling 970-870-3223 or online at http://www.steamboatorchestra.org.
Slater Creek and Chicken Creek bridges to be closed
The Slater Creek and Chicken Creek bridges will be closed for about five weeks while crews work to replace the bridge. There will be no detour. For more information, call the Routt County Road and Bridge Department at 970-879-0831.
Vacation Bible school starts Saturday at Hayden church
Hayden Congregational Church and Mission of Grace Baptist Church are hosting a vacation Bible school from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday to July 20 at Hayden Congregational Church. The school is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grades. Preregistration is recommended. Call Hollie Sutton at 970-846-0338.
Rocky Mountain ecology course planned for August
Yampatika is offering a course about Rocky Mountain ecology through Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus. The course runs from Aug. 10 to 12 and costs $420 for Yampatika members and $450 for nonmembers, which includes fees, registration and all meals. Call 970-871-9151 for more information. Download a registration form at http://www.yampatika.org.
N-CTRL Coalition seeks additional youth members
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's N-CTRL Coalition is seeking middle and high school youths as well as residents of Hayden, Oak Creek and Craig to join the group. Call 970-875-1883 for more information.
School supply drive looks for donations for youths
Staples and http://www.dosomething.org are teaming up for the Staples for Students national school supply drive, which locally encourages Steamboat Springs youths to collect school supplies and drop them off at Staples through Sept. 15, according to a news release.
All donated school supplies will be given to the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Colorado in time for the new school year.
Forest Service roads are closed near Gore Pass
Portions of Forest Service Roads 243 and 250 in South Routt County will be closed through Aug. 3 during culvert replacement projects on Farnham Creek and Gore Creek. Portions of Forest Service Road 225 also will be closed from July 23 to Aug. 10 for culvert replacement projects on Shoe Creek and Stocking Creek. For more information, contact fisheries biologist Rick Henderson in Steamboat Springs at 970-870-2219.