Steamboat briefs: Workforce Center to host job fair at Olympian Hall |

Steamboat briefs: Workforce Center to host job fair at Olympian Hall

The Steamboat Springs Workforce Center will host a job fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday 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

Rotary Clubs to recognize World Polio Day with event

Today is World Polio Day, and the Rotary Clubs of Steamboat Springs are promoting an international, online live-stream event in honor of the designation. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the live-stream programming can be accessed at

“Tune in and get the update as to just how close we really are to eradicating this disease forever,” local Rotary member David Wittlinger said in a news release.

Museum, Spellbinders to host haunted house tours

The Tread of Pioneers Museum and Spellbinders are partnering to present haunted tours of Steamboat Springs’ historic Crawford House on Friday. The event will feature ghost stories from historic Colorado told at the Crawford House, 1184 Crawford Ave., at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Museum members attend free with a $5 suggested donation for nonmembers. Space is limited. To make a reservation, call 970-879-2214.

Routt office gives tips on winter preparedness

As part of Winter Weather Preparedness Week this week, the Routt County Office of Emergency Management is offering the following preparedness tips:

■ Ensure that you and your family members know about your surroundings and risk for specific weather. Stay informed by having multiple sources for weather alerts.

■ Have an emergency plan in place, and know what to do before severe weather strikes. Practice the plan with your family and post it in your home where visitors can see it.

■ As part of tailoring your plan, consider working with others to create networks of neighbors, relatives, friends and co-workers who will assist one another in an emergency. Discuss your needs and responsibilities and how people in the network can assist one another with communication, child care, pets or how to inform someone with a hearing loss about impending severe weather.

“Winter weather can strike quickly and abruptly. Pay attention to forecasts and heed warnings; don’t take unnecessary trips during a winter storm. Make sure you have a 72-hour kit for your home and car, and realize that during large winter storms disrupted services can linger for 72 hours or longer,” Routt County Office of Emergency Management Director Bob Struble said.

Belly dancing class for all levels are on Mondays

Meg Widmer will lead a belly dancing class for all levels from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 16 at the Depot Art Center. The cost is $12 per session or $80 for the series. For more information, contact Widmer at or 970-875-1164.

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