By Shannon Lukens.
Today is Election Day. Turn in your ballots.
The secure dropbox in Moffat County is at the new courthouse. The Polling Center is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.
Same hours in Routt County where the Polling Center is at the new Health and Human Services building at 6th and Oak. Routt County dropboxes are in the alley at the courthouse downtown, at the Police and Sheriff’s building on Shield Drive, also at the Clark Store, and the town halls in Hayden, Oak Creek and Yampa.
The Steamboat Springs Post Office is hiring again. The job starts at over $20/hour, and as a temporary job that can lead into a career position with the U.S. Postal Service. It includes benefits and vacation days and insurance, and also a background check. Doug Sprowls at the Oak Creek Post Office is helping with the search and has more information. Go to USPS.com/Careers. Openings are posted through today.
Students in the engineering classes at Steamboat Springs High School had a “sink or swim” challenge recently. They created concrete water crafts that were able to safely carry kids in the class across Fetcher’s Pond. Teacher Dan Brabec said it was a highly successful day and the boat’s performance far exceeded their expectations.
South Routt Schools will be hosting their second community meeting to look at and rank criteria for prioritizing big projects in order to make recommendations to the Board of Education. The meeting is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at South Routt Elementary in Yampa.
Tonight is the 8th grade band and choir concert at Steamboat Springs Middle School. It starts at 6:30 p.m.
Today is the last day to order soup, baked goods, jams, casseroles and more from the ladies at Heart of Steamboat United Methodist Church. It’s a fundraiser for local non-profits. Order through HeartofSteamboat.com Pickup is this Saturday, Nov. 11.
Organizers of the SBT GRVL cycling event are having a listening session to hear from rural community members on how they feel about the race. It’s in the Oak Creek Town Hall Board Room, from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Co-founder and owner of the SBT GRVL ride, Amy Charity will be there, as will Greer Van Dyck who is the Director of Community Relations. They are hoping to have, “a kind and respectful conversation regarding your experience and our team is here to listen and engage with you.” Rural community members and neighbors who have an opinion about the SBT GRVL bike race are invited.
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Colorado Agriculture Alliance is offering “Pumpkins for Piggies” again this Wednesday, Nov. 8, beginning at 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity to prevent Halloween pumpkins from ending up in the landfill. Bring your pumpkins by the rodeo grounds in Steamboat Springs and load them up in the big truck, to be taken to local ranches to feed the pigs and chickens.
For the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline, call 970-824-1918.