Free landlord-tenant clinics held in Steamboat on Monday |

Free landlord-tenant clinics held in Steamboat on Monday

The 14th Judicial District will host two free landlord-tenant clinics from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14 and May 21 at Heart of Steamboat United Methodist Church, 736 Oak St.
The first presentation will cover written lease agreements for tenants, landlords and roommates, security deposits and how to avoid eviction. The second part will focus on giving notice to end a tenancy, security deposits and the eviction process. Professional interpreters will be available.
Call Jennifer Wright at 970-870-2329 for more information.

Ute culturally modified trees discussed at free library talk

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps and Bud Werner Memorial Library present an evening with historian, author and artist John Wesley Anderson talking about his book, “Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14 in Library Hall.
Anderson focuses on the culture and history of the indigenous Ute, including sacred living artifacts they left behind from 150 to 400 years ago in the form of “culturally modified trees.” These trees can still be found across the region in large numbers.
Anderson describes their history, meaning and what characteristics to search for and where to search for these sacred markers around a region known to the Ute as “the Shining Mountains.” Visit for more information.

ACT on Drugs seminar set to be offered in Oak Creek on Tuesday

ACT on Drugs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating communities about substance abuse, is offering a free drug awareness seminar from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 at the South Routt Community Center, 227 Dodge St. in Oak Creek. The seminar will focus on addictive and psychoactive substances, both legal and illegal, that are available in local communities.
Parents, teachers and administrators, health care providers, social workers and case workers, law enforcement personnel, judicial officials and other professionals are encouraged to attend. Dinner will be provided at 6:30 p.m., and the seminar will follow at 7 p.m.
The event is hosted by Communities that Care, a program of Northwest Colorado Health. For more information or to RSVP, visit

Local author to talk about how emotions affect total well-being

Learn how emotions affect your health and happiness with local author Karen Gilroy at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 at the Hayden Public Library. Gilroy is the author of “Discovering the Healer Within” and “Nourishing the Healer Within.” All ages are welcome. For more information, call 970-276-3777.

Yampa Valley construction trades group to host social event

The Yampa Valley Construction Trades Association is hosting a social from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 at Carl’s Tavern, 700 Yampa St. in downtown Steamboat Springs. Anyone who is involved in construction, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, utility companies, banks, realtors and trade partners are encouraged to attend.
There will be a main meeting to provide information about the association at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the event is to encourage membership and participation.

Area seniors invited to lunch, games at The Haven in Hayden

Seniors in the community are invited to enjoy lunch and activities Friday, May 18 and May 25 at The Haven Assisted Living Facility in Hayden. Lunch starts at noon, and a game will follow at 1 p.m. The activity on Friday, May 18 will be bingo. A group crossword puzzle will be the activity on May 25. The program is free, but donations will be accepted. The event is hosted by The Haven Assisted Living Facility and the Routt County Council on Aging. To sign up, call 970-875-1891.

Hayden library to honor veterans with soup dinner Wednesday

Hayden Public Library will host a soup dinner and presentation at 6 p.m. May 23 to remember our veterans. Feel free to share stories and photos. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 970-276-3777.

Local choral society to perform “The Dark Side Illuminated”

Yampa Valley Choral Society will present “Obscuri Lateris Illuminati – The Dark Side Illuminated,” a requiem mass from the Dark Side of the Moon, at 3 and 7 p.m. May 27 at the Steamboat Christian Center. The performances will combine Pink Floyd in a musical dialogue with the wisdom of the Holy Scripture. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at

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