Steamboat briefs: Road closures announced ahead of Sunday’s marathon |

Steamboat briefs: Road closures announced ahead of Sunday’s marathon

The 34th annual Steamboat Marathon is Sunday. As a result of the event, motorists traveling in the area should expect significant traffic delays.

There will be two traffic lanes — one in each direction — on Lincoln Avenue downtown during the marathon. Runners will use a six-foot lane on the north side of Lincoln Avenue, and uniformed officers will guide traffic.

Northbound traffic on Routt County Road 129 will use the southbound lane just past the entrance to Elk River Estates and proceed north to Cullen’s Corner. Southbound traffic on C.R. 129 will be diverted at Cullen’s Corner onto C.R. 44, then back onto C.R. 129 just before the airport. From Cullen’s Corner to the start of the half-marathon, there will be one-way traffic.

Traffic controls and pilot car operations will be in place on C.R. 129.

District to hold community meeting on master plan

The Steamboat Springs School District will hold a Facility Master Plan community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, located at 45 East Maple Street.

The district is nearing the date for completion of the Facility Master Plan, which includes a new school, and requests input from the community on the options being presented by district architect SlaterPaull/HCM.

At the meeting, planners will reveal Option F, which addresses some of the concerns presented by the community to date. Everyone is invited.

Workforce Center offering free workshops in June

The Steamboat Workforce Center will hold workshops for job seekers each Tuesday throughout the month of June.

The workshops are from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Workforce Center at 425 Anglers Drive.

The schedule is as follows:

■ June 9 — Interviewing tips.

■ June 16 — How to use your account.

■ June 23 — How to create and use an email account.

■ June 30 — Resume building.

Call 970-879-3075 for more information and to sign up for the classes.

Hiring event scheduled at local workforce center

The Steamboat Springs Workforce Center will hold a hiring event Wednesday. A representative from City Market will be available to answer questions about employment.

Job seekers can apply for jobs in advance by logging into and accessing Job Number 6148145.

For more information, call the Workforce Center at 970-879-3075.

Silent auction fundraiser planned for injured resident

The friends and family of Chris Arnis, the longtime local and city employee who was injured in a March 15 fall at the Steamboat Ski Area, are planning a silent auction/fundraiser party to benefit his continuing rehabilitation.

The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. June 20 at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill. Residents are being asked to help by donating items to the silent auction or food and beverage items for the event.

Donations may be dropped off to Paige Boucher at 864 Pahwintah St., 970-291-4155,, or to Kari Nelson at 729 Oak St. (upstairs), 970-879-7869,

Volunteers will also pick up items donated to the auction.

For more information on how to help, contact Boucher or Nelson.

Barbecue, silent auction fundraiser set for June 19

The Haven Assisted Living Center’s annual Barbecue and Barn Dance fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. June 19 at The Haven Community Center in Hayden, 300 S. Shelton Lane. The event will include kids activities, live music with Loose Change and a silent auction. Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for adults, $25 for couples and $40 for families. Children 5 and younger are free. All proceeds will go toward repairs at The Haven. Tickets can be purchased from Karen Burley at 970-875-1888 and also will be available at the door. To view a list of silent auction items, go to

SSHS class of 1970 planning 35-year reunion

The Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1970 will hold its next reunion on the weekend of Sept. 25 to 27. The class is currently trying to collect information about class members. Members of the class are encouraged to call Cheri Daschle at 970-736-2602 to update their information.

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