Jewish Congregation welcomes guest rabbi over weekend |

Jewish Congregation welcomes guest rabbi over weekend

Har Mishpacha, The Jewish Congregation of Steamboat Springs, is welcoming Rabbi Scott Segal as the new visiting rabbi this weekend. Members of the congregation, friends and community members are invited to join in the events and meet Rabbi Segal. Services begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, and Young People’s Shabbat starts at 6:15 p.m. Rabbi’s Torah study is at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, and a conversation with the Rabbi will take place at noon Sunday, Aug. 5. All events will take place at Spiritual Life Center, 736 Oak St., Steamboat Springs. Visit for more information, or call 970-457-4270.

Town of Hayden sets date options to spray for mosquitoes

The town of Hayden has planned aerial spraying mosquitoes. All sprayings are contingent upon wind and weather conditions. Spraying will take place during the evening hours of the following dates Aug. 7, 8 or 9.

Call Hayden Town Hall at 276-3741 for further information.

Applications available for new Leadership Steamboat group

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

 Leadership Steamboat is now accepting applications for its 2018/19 class. The Steamboat Springs Chamber facilitates Leadership Steamboat, which is designed to develop informed, committed and passionate leaders in business and community service. Every year, 25 students are selected to learn more about the community through field trips and forums designed around the local economy, politics and current issues. After an initial orientation in late September, the class meets one Friday each month through early June 2019.

For information on the program, cost and application, visit Email questions to Kara Stoller at

The deadline for applications is Aug. 31.

Routt County students named to University of Wyoming honor roll

The University of Wyoming Provost’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester. Medora Ryan Fralick and Jessika L. Hockett, of Hayden, and Nicole A. Williams, of Yampa, were named to the list.

Entries accepted for Yampa Valley Crane Festival photo contest

The Greater Sandhill Cranes have returned to the Yampa Valley, and the 2018 Yampa Valley Crane Festival is sponsoring its annual photo contest. Photographers of all ages are invited to submit photographs of this iconic bird by email to

Two submissions per person are allowed. Photographers must indicate their entry category: professional, amateur or youth (under 18). Along with each photo, the entrant must include the photographer’s name, age, phone number, location of photo, date it was taken and a title for the image. Photos submitted to the photo contest must be taken in the Yampa Valley between Sept. 1, 2017, and Aug. 13.

Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded at the Yampa Valley Crane Festival, which takes place Aug. 30 to Sept. 2 in Steamboat Springs and Hayden. Complete photo contest rules, rights, guidelines and submission instructions can be found at

Regional program helps pregnant women quit tobacco

Northwest Colorado Health’s Baby and Me Tobacco Free program helps expectant moms quit tobacco with prenatal smoking cessation sessions and incentives. Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of miscarriage, premature birth, birth defects and infant death. Program participants who quit smoking, remain smoke free and attend monthly smoking cessation sessions during pregnancy and for a year after their baby is born receive vouchers for free diapers. For more information, call Hope Cook at 970-871-7622.

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