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Routt to Work offers event to help with work-related stress

May is national Mental health Month. Routt to Work is offering Let’s Talk Stress: Ask A Health Professional free event slated for 4 to 6 p.m. today at Steamboat Springs Community Center.  The event will include a keynote address by licensed professional counselor Eddie Konold, LPC, CAC II.   

Eddie Konold, Licensed Counselor specializing in relationship and family therapy will speak at 5:15 p.m. The event also will provide access to free cardiovascular screenings, a clinician, and a health insurance navigator. There will also be door prizes. Whether through programs like Routt to Work or through other avenues, finding resources and building supportive relationships can help any of us reach goals or make changes we never thought possible. For more information about Routt to Work, call Beth Lavely at 970-870-5291.

Other resources for support include the following.

• 24/7 Mind Springs Health Local Crisis Hotline: 1-888-207-4004.

• 24/7 Colorado Crisis Services Statewide Hotline: 1-844-493-TALK (8255).

• 24/7 Text Line: Text TALK to 38255.

Dance on Film screens doc about Madonna’s dance troupe

Bud Werner Memorial Library, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp and Steamboat Dance Theatre present a free Dance on Film screening of “Strike a Pose,” a film about Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers, at 6:30 p.m. today in Library Hall.

In 1990, seven young male dancers joined Madonna on her most controversial tour and appeared on stage with here and in the iconic film “Truth or Dare.” Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour when they were ambassadors to the world on behalf of the LGBT community during the height of the AIDS epidemic.

Visit for more information.

Soroco FFA club will hold Green House Plant Sale weekdays

Soroco Future Farmers of America club will host its Green House Plant Sale at 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays beginning today. Plants available include columbines, hens and chicks, bleeding hearts, poppies, other flowers, vegetable starts, herbs, hanging baskets and more.

For more information, call 970-736-2313.

Steamboat Springs begins annual paving, striping May 7

The city of Steamboat Springs will begin its annual paving and striping program May 7, with paving and striping anticipated to be completed by July 1. In addition, a new technology, which is said to increase rut resistance and life expectancy, will be tested by the city on one roadway this year.

City staff will work to minimize disruptions; however, residents are asked to be patient as delays and/or detours could be encountered during the project. In addition, weather may cause delays and rescheduling. 

The following streets or sections of streets are scheduled to be re-paved or receive a surface treatment.

• Amethyst Drive

• Blue Bell Court

• Blue Spruce Court

• Concordia Lane

•  Conestoga Circle

•  Douglas Street

• Eagleridge Drive

• Elk River Road

• McKinley Street

• Meadowbrook Circle

• Spring Creek Circle

• Steamboat Boulevard

• Whistler Road

• Yampa Street

Steamboat Digs Dogs to host spring cleanup

Steamboat Digs Dogs is seeking volunteers to participate in the spring dog waste cleanup day at noon Sunday, May 6. Volunteers will meet at Steamboat Springs High School parking lot to get a location assignment. Gloves and bags will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring other supplies.

The group plans to focus at Blackmere Trail, Butcherknife Trail/Stehley Park, Lower Spring Creek Trail, Spring Creek Trail up to and including the dog park, Rita Valentine Dog Park and Whistler Park.

Hayden library holds Mother’s Day raffle

Hayden Public Library will be selling Mother’s Day raffle tickets at one ticket for $1 or six for $5. Tickets can be picked up at library. Two bags will be raffled and the proceeds benefit the Friends of the Hayden Library.  Call 970-276-3777 with questions.

Steamboat Transit data populates Google

Steamboat Springs Transit will provide transit updates to users of Google Maps.

General Transit Feed Specification provides transit updates to users of Google Maps and other Google applications that show transit information based off printed schedules. The information is published by SST in a format that can be consumed for trip planning and maps, timetable creation, data visualization and accessibility and then used in applications like Google. These updates include departure and arrival times to transit stations and geographic material provided by SST in its feeds.

For more information, contact Transit Manager Jonathan Flint at 970-879-3717 or

Routt search, rescue recruits new members

Routt County Search and Rescue’s annual membership drive is underway, and new member applications will be accepted until May 10.

All the skills needed to be an active member of Search and Rescue will be taught in the probationary member class, which begins in June. A clear driving record, clean background check and the ability to respond to those needing assistance in the backcountry are required.

Applications may be downloaded at Contact RCSAR at for more information.

Haymaker swings into action May 10

Haymaker Golf Course starts its 21st season under the direction of new course professional, Cody Hasten, on Thursday, May 10. The practice facility opens Wednesday, May 2, and the golf shop will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Season passes are currently on sale and can be purchased in person at the golf shop or by calling the shop at 970-870-1846. Punch passes will be available for sale May 10 in the golf shop. Haymaker Golf Course is one of the few mountain town courses that offers a season pass with unlimited play and unrestricted tee times. Daily rates, season passes and punch card pricing is available at

Yampatika offers day camp open house

For all parents and children interested in participating in a Yampatika summer camps, an open house will be held 2 to 4 p.m. May 6 at Yampatika’s Environmental Learning Center at Legacy Ranch, 35435 U.S. Highway 40.

“This is an opportunity for parents and campers, whether already registered or for those still thinking about it, to come and meet the staff and experience a day in the life of a camper,” said Mike Loots, Camp Director at Yampatika.

To learn more about the open house or camp opportunities, contact Yampatika at or call 970-871-9151.

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