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Steamboat Briefs for Oct. 28

Free nicotine patches or gum are available by calling the Colorado Quitline at 800-QUIT NOW (784-8669).

Pick up your free Quit Kits, with no patches or gum included, at the Steamboat VNA office at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, or the Craig VNA office at 745 Russell St.

BLM opens public comment period

BLM opens comment period for Little Snake air quality analysis

The Bureau of Land Management has begun a 45-day public comment period for an additional air quality analysis completed for the draft Little Snake Resource Management Plan.

BLM’s draft Little Snake Resource Management Plan, covering 1.3-million acres in northwestern Colorado, was released for public comment in Feb. 2007. Following review of the document, BLM conducted additional analyses to better determine potential impacts from management actions on air quality.

The analysis indicated that impacts would not exceed any air quality standards in any of the four alternatives in the plan.

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Very slight impacts to visibility in the Dinosaur National Monument and Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Area might be detectable on no more than five days. To comment and/or review the complete air analysis, visit: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/lsfo/plans/rmp_revision/rmp_docs.html or drop by the Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson St., in Craig. Comments need to be received by Nov. 24.

Routt County Road 37 to have only one lane open

Routt County Road 37, about five miles south of Hayden, will be limited to one lane of traffic from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from through Nov. 12, while GeoSolutions International repairs a slide area.

Call Tammie at the county road and bridge department, at 870-5344, with questions or concerns.

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