Steamboat briefs: Eivins named Student of the Month for October |

Steamboat briefs: Eivins named Student of the Month for October

Paige Eivins

Paige Eivins was named the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs’ Student of the Month for October.

Eivins is a senior at Steamboat Mountain School, where she excels academically. She takes honors and Advanced Placement courses and is an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society. In addition to her academic dedication, Eivins is an active member of student government, serving this year as a prefect.

Eivins, a student of Chrystal Houston’s, is a talented singer who has performed at Strings Music Festival and recently gave her senior recital at the Chief Theater. She also is involved in Heartsong and has performed in many musicals and concerts.

Through Steamboat Mountain School’s global immersion program, Eivins has traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia and India. And with her church and family, she has spent time in Spain, Uganda, Rwanda, Costa Rica, Mexico, Belize, China and the Caribbean.

Eivins is involved with First Baptist and Euzoa Baptist churches in Steamboat Springs, and she volunteers at LIFT-UP of Routt County.

Spots available for Teens on Tour overnight trip

Teens on Tour deadline is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday or once spots are filled for the overnight trip to Denver. The program is for teens in sixth, seventh and eighth grades and is offered during school days off Nov. 6 and 7. The trip includes shopping at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, swimming at Staybridge Suites in Cherry Creek, three games of laser tag at Laser Quest and go-carts, bumper boats, putt-putt, laser tag and arcade games at Boondocks Fun Center.

The registration fee is $125 and covers transportation, activity fees, dinner Thursday, breakfast and lunch Friday and hotel accommodations. Participants must bring a sack lunch for Thursday. Visit to register online, or stop by the city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation office to complete a registration form. Call 970-871-7054 with questions.

Conservation biologist to speak about bats Thursday

In honor of National Bat Week, conservation biologist Rob Schorr will speak about “The Wonder of Bats: Evolution, Ecology and Conservation in the Yampa Valley” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall.

Schoor, a zoologist and conservation biologist with the Colorado Natural Heritage Program at Colorado State University, will talk about little brown bats and the work being done to study bats at Yampa Valley Land Trust’s historic Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve and The Nature Conservancy’s historic Carpenter Ranch. Schorr has studied the ecology of rare and lesser-known species in Colorado for 17 years.

This free program is presented by the Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Yampa Valley Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and the Bud Werner Memorial Library. For more information, visit

BookTrails to offer Oregon Trail program next week

BookTrails will offer a program about the Oregon Trail on Nov. 6 and 7 when school is out for parent-teacher conferences. Students will read stories about the Oregon Trail, learn about wildlife encounters and lead their own wagon down BookTrails’ version of the Oregon Trail. More information and sign-up can be found at Scholarships are available.

VNA offers low-cost birth control, STD screenings

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Community Health Center offers low-cost birth control, STD screenings (for men and women), pap smears, breast exams and general women’s health care based on income. All income levels are welcome. Make an appointment in Steamboat by calling 970-879-1632 or in Craig by calling 970-824-8233.

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