Briefs for Aug. 14
CMC inviting youths to join Children’s Chorale
Colorado Mountain College is inviting all youths ages 8 to 13 to join the Children’s Chorale. Highlights will be Christmas music, Christmas caroling, a collaborative concert with the Youth Orchestra, and participation with the Oak Street Performing Arts Company’s Jolly Holidays performance in December.
The Children’s Chorale meets Tuesday evenings from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. at the United Methodist Church from Aug. 24 through Dec. 7. The cost is $40. Call Keri Rusthoi at 879-1996 or CMC at 870-4444.
IBS Support Group to host its first meeting Wednesday
The IBS Support Group will host its first meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the VNA room in the Yampa Valley Medical Center office building.
‘Music and Mystery Night’ at Tread of Pioneers
The Tread of Pioneers Museum hosts “Music and Mystery Night” from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the museum. Guests will enjoy a historical scavenger hunt through downtown, prizes for children, refreshments and live music by 3-Wire. Free. Call 879-2214.
Editorial Board members
The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for community representatives on its Editorial Board. The community representatives would serve a four-month term from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31.
The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board include publisher Suzanne Schlicht, editor Scott Stanford, city editor Melissa Roddy and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper.
Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest in the board to Stanford at firstname.lastname@example.org or at P.O. Box 774827; Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Nominations are due Aug. 24.
Call Stanford at 871-4221 with questions.
Soda Creek Bridge to be closed starting Monday
Soda Creek Bridge on Routt County Road 36 will be closed starting Monday for a major rehabilitation. The bridge is about one mile north of the intersection with C.R. 38.
Traffic will be carried on the bridge at all times, however, it will be restricted to one lane, with delays of up to 30 minutes, according to a memo from Routt County Road and Bridge. The one-lane condition will be in effect 24 hours a day for the duration of the project, which should be complete by Sept. 30.
Because the roadway under this restriction is narrow and has a tight turn, large trucks and towed vehicles likely will not be able to pass through.
While the bridge is limited to one lane, there will not be a flagman directing traffic, so drivers need to be responsible for driving safely, Routt County Commissioner Nancy Stahoviak said.
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