Briefs for August 11
Defensive driving classes Aug. 15, 19
Alive at 25 defensive driving classes are from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 19. The cost is $30.
The class is required for all Steamboat Springs High School juniors and seniors who want to apply for on-campus parking or open campus privileges.
The class is open to any driver between the ages of 15 and 25.
Steamboat Springs High School seniors who already have taken the Alive at 25 course are required to take a two-hour refresher course. The next refresher course is from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 14.
Yampavalley.info needs volunteers
Yampavalley.info is seeking volunteers to oversee major sections of the Web site. Yampavalley.info officials are looking for center managers for the Arts & Culture, Communications, Employment, History, Natural Resources & Environment, and Religion sections of the site. Center managers maintain links, add new information, answer online questions and serve as expert resources for information about the community. Interested people can call Alysa Selby at 879-0240, ext. 305, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Routt County Veterans asked to apply to local VA
The Routt County Veterans Affairs Office is encouraging local vets to apply for the VA health system. Local veterans affairs officer Michael Condie said a community-based outpatient clinic for vets could be built in Craig if sufficient use is proven. Having a CBOC in Northwest Colorado would eliminate the need for many vets to travel to the Grand Junction VA medical facility.
To sign up for the VA health system, stop by the Veterans Workforce offices in the Sundance at Fish Creek shopping center in Steamboat Springs or the location in Craig. Call 879-5489 or 824-3246.
Summer reading program logs due at library
Bud Werner Memorial Library would like to remind all children and teenagers participating in the “Penny Pages” summer reading program that they have until today to turn in their logs.
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Though the city of Steamboat Springs saw a slight decline in 2020 sales tax revenue as COVID-19 hit Routt County, the city is expected to catch up to its 2019 revenues.