Steamboat gun group offering shooting seminar

The Routt County Rifle Club will host a free event for those looking to learn the proper techniques of gun usage — “First Shots: An Introduction to Shooting.”

The class is meant purely for beginners and is open to families and friends interested in rifle shooting.

Approved by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the curriculum focuses on safety, ownership requirements and hands-on instruction. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. today at the club’s building at 28610 U.S. Highway 40, two miles west of Steamboat Springs.

Participants must register ahead of time. For more information, contact Rich Holmes at 879-4173 or email