Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body program set for Monday, June 11 |

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body program set for Monday, June 11

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Routt County Council on Aging are offering a free presentation, “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave. The program will offer information on the latest Alzheimer’s research and tips for brain health. Light snacks will be provided.

Forest Service to spread gravel on Forest Road 900.1 Monday, June 11

The U.S. Forest Service will spread gravel on Forest Road 900.1, a popular recreational access route near the Flats Tops Wilderness Area, beginning Monday, June 11. The project should be completed by Friday, June 15.

The public is asked to be aware that this maintenance will be taking place and to expect short delays accessing Yamcolo Reservoir, Bear Lake and Stillwater Reservoir. Signs will be posted as work progresses to direct the one-lane traffic.

Gravel will be spread for an approximate one-mile stretch, starting close to the forest boundary off of Routt County Road 7. This is continuation of the gravel and road work that occurred in 2017.

Routt County Dems host 3rd Congressional District forum

The Routt County Democrats will hold a candidates forum featuring Democratic party primary candidates running for the Third Congressional District at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 11 upstairs at Sake2U, 609 Yampa St. in Steamboat Springs. A social hour will be held from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Call 970-870-2896 for additional information.

2017 International Wildlife Film Festival shorts to screen Tuesday, June 12

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of three award-winning short films from the 2017 International Wildlife Film Festival at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 in Library Hall.

“Forgotten But Not Gone: The Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee” is a film by Nate Dappen and Neil Losin about the rusty-patched bumble bee, which has declined more than 90 percent across its range in the northeastern and mid-western U.S.

“Tisure” is a film by Adrian Geyer that won the 2017 IWFF Special Jury Prize. It is about a couple who lives in the vastness of the mountains, where all they’ve got is each other.

“Chrome” is a film by Jeremy Roberts that focuses on six intrepid anglers hooked up on a remote North American steelhead river known for its incredible beauty and fantastic fishing.

“Lumos” is a film by Jason Roehrig that won the 2017 IWFF Best Student Film Award. In the film, the storyteller describes her first encounter with the magical lights of glowworms.

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