Steamboat briefs: Recycling Drop-Off Day is Saturday at Howelsen Hill |

Steamboat briefs: Recycling Drop-Off Day is Saturday at Howelsen Hill

The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council hosts the annual Community Recycling Drop-Off Day for Routt County residents from 9 a.m. to noon today at Howelsen Hill. 

Items that will be collected include traditional recyclables, skis, bikes, yard waste, clothing, light bulbs, electronics and hazardous waste. Some items require a fee to recycle.

For more information about items that will be collected as well as any associated fees, go to Those who would like to volunteer for the event are asked to email

Benefit to honor local cancer patients is Sunday

Mambo Italiano will be hosting a benefit in honor of Heather Scarborough, a five-year employee of the downtown Steamboat Springs restaurant, and for Ingrid Scott, a Steamboat resident for eight years. Scarborough, 33, was diagnosed with Stage 4 stomach cancer, and Scott was diagnosed with breast cancer in April. The event will be held at the restaurant at 521 Lincoln Ave. from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Fifty percent of the sales and all server gratuities will be donated to Scarborough and Scott’s medical bills.

VNA is starting a 6-week health workshop Tuesday

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is starting a six-week Better Choices, Better Health workshop Oct. 15. The free workshop will focus on nutrition, physical activity, stress management, self-management of chronic conditions, caregiver support and more. For more information, including times and location, call Lindsay at 970-871-7634.

Workforce job fair will be Oct. 24 at Howelsen Hill

The Steamboat Springs Workforce Center will host a job fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 in Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Lodge, 845 Howelsen Parkway. The event designed to connect job seekers with a variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal job opportunities. For more information, contact Trisha Benglen at 970-879-3075 or

Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts seek volunteers

The Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts are looking for volunteers. For more information, contact Nancy Mucklow at 970-846-2630 or

Local groups reach out to returning service members

The Routt County Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4264 and American Legion Post 44 in Steamboat would like to meet and greet local sons and daughters returning from military service. The VFW is looking for female war veterans. The American Legion also is looking for new members. For more information, call VFW Post Commander Tony Weiss at 970-846-5035, Jim Stanko at 970-879-3936 or Routt County veterans service officer Michael T. Condie at 970-879-5489.

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