‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ documentary to debut in Steamboat on Monday

Bud Werner Memorial Library and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council present a free screening of former Vice President Al Gore’s new film about climate change, “An Inconvenient Sequel,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, in Library Hall.
A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth,” Gore continues traveling around the world, training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. He pursues the idea that the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
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City offers free Christmas tree recycling at Howelsen Ice Arena

The gift of giving continues this holiday season as residents recycle their Christmas trees with the city of Steamboat Springs and the trees live on as mulch for city parks and homeowners.
People can safely dispose of their natural Christmas trees through Jan. 31 by dropping them off in the northwest corner of the Howelsen Ice Arena parking lot. Drop-off is available seven days a week from sunrise to sunset and all tinsel, ornaments, lights and nails must be removed, and wreaths are not accepted.
The mulch will be provided to residents on a first-come, first-served basis in the spring as well as be used in city parks during the coming year.

Community Ag Alliance currently accepting local produce orders

Buy local food and products online at, then click on “Shop the CAA Marketplace” tab.
Local, fresh produce, meat, eggs, jelly, sauces, granola and more are available.
Order online from noon Monday through noon Thursday. Orders may be picked up Friday afternoons at CAA offices in downtown Steamboat Springs.
For more information, call 970-879-4370.

Vocalists invited to join Yampa Valley Singers choral group

Yampa Valley Singers will begin weekly rehearsals from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Steamboat Springs. All singers are invited to join this community chorus, directed by Christel Houston, as the group prepares for ”Journey Home” concerts on April 13 and 14. Bass and tenor singers are especially needed. Contact Ruth McClelland at 970-879-2641 for more information.

Variety of crisis support lines available to local residents 24/7

A variety of crisis support lines are available 24 hours a day to connect local residents dealing with a personal mental health or other type of crisis with trained professionals or volunteers who can provide support.
They include the following.
■ Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide (REPS) 24-hour crisis line: 970-846-8182
■ Advocates Building Peaceful Communities 24-hour crisis line: 970-879-8888
■ Mind Springs Health 24-hour crisis line: 1-888-207-4004
■ Colorado’s mental health crisis line: 1-844-493- 8255.
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

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