Steamboat Springs School Board slated to meet |

Steamboat Springs School Board slated to meet

The Steamboat Springs board of education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28 at the district office, 325 Seventh St. Reports and communications will include a updates on the strategic plan, enrollment, the Yampa Valley Medical Center health grant and the Northwest Colorado Broadband project. School board meetings are open to the public.

Library collecting eclipse glasses for astronomy group

Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs is helping Astronomers Without Borders collect glasses from the 2017 Great American Eclipse to be sent to students across South America and Asia, so they, too, can see the great show in the sky when eclipses cross their continents in 2019.

Help the library spread STEM resources around the world. Drop your eclipse glasses in the designated box at the children’s desk at the library.

Routt County Human Resource grant cycle open

The grant cycle for city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County Human Resource funding is now open. The grant application can be found at Any 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides human services in Routt County is eligible to apply. This is the annual grant cycle for the 2018 year. The deadline for grant submissions is 5 p.m. Sept. 15. Call Kate Nowak at 970-879-5605 at Routt County United Way for more information.

State residents encouraged to renew licenses online

Colorado residents who renew their driver’s licenses or identification cards online will now receive a newly designed card.

Renewing online allows customers to avoid visiting a Department of Motor Vehicle office. It also offers individuals the opportunity to update their current physical and mailing addresses.

Individuals may renew their driver license up to two consecutive times online. The most recent photo on file with the DMV is used when renewing online.

Last year, only 29 percent of eligible residents took advantage of the online renewal option. Individuals are encouraged to renew online for their convenience.

Colorado unveiled the new driver’s license and identification card at three pilot offices in March. All driver license offices across the state are issuing the new design.

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