Steamboat Briefs for June 9 |

Steamboat Briefs for June 9

Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Reading by the River teen program begins at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday next to the Yampa River outside the library at Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street. Teens are invited to come by and read and relax in the comfort of a beach chair. Lemonade is provided. Call the library at 879-0240 or visit for more information.

Food assistance available from LIFT-UP

The LIFT-UP of Routt County offices in Hayden, Oak Creek and Steamboat Springs are distributing USDA commodities for the second quarter of 2008 through the federal Emergency Food Assistance Program.

Each eligible household may receive food from the program once a quarter.

The quarterly distribution ends June 30. Call 870-8804, from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, to inquire about income eligibility and hours of operation for each office.