Steamboat Briefs: Registration open for Steamboat Triathlon |

Steamboat Briefs: Registration open for Steamboat Triathlon

Registration is under way for the 2009 Steamboat Triathlon, Aug. 30 at Lake Catamount. Offering a sprint distance event, the triathlon takes place entirely in Steamboat. The 3/4-mile swim event is on a point-to-point course in Lake Catamount. The 20-mile bike course runs on county roads to a downtown turnaround. The 4-mile run is on paved roads near Lake Catamount.

The Steamboat Springs Triathlon is limited to 650 entries and sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the sport of triathlon’s national governing body. For more information, go to

Hayden tee ball league registration under way

Totally Kids is accepting registrations for Hayden Tee Ball, for children ages 4 to 7. Registration forms can be picked up at Hayden Valley Elementary School. The registration fee is $25 a child, and the deadline is Thursday. The tee ball season runs from mid-May through June, with games on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Donna at 276-4213 for details.

Homemaker Guild offering “2nd chance” scholarship

The Colorado Master Farm Homemaker Guild is offering a $500 scholarship to a Colorado woman with an agricultural background. Known as the “second chance scholarship,” the gift is awarded to someone whose college education was interrupted or postponed. Homemakers are encouraged to apply. Applications are due May 15 and are available at the Routt County Cooperative Extension Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex on Sixth Street.

VNA offering free screening for breathing problems

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is now offering free screenings for people experiencing breathing problems or diagnosed with asthma, COPD or other related respiratory illnesses in Routt, Moffat and Jackson counties. Spirometry testing, pulmonary functions studies, prescription medications and disease management are available at a reduced charge based on income. For details or to schedule a screening, contact Victoria Barron, RN and Community Health Educator, at 970-875-1883.

Library offering space to art or history collections

Bud Werner Memorial Library has display space available to feature your unique, historical or artistic collections. Share a story about your trip around the world, your community project or your nonprofit organization. For details, call Karen at the library at 879-0240, ext. 306.