News in Brief for Aug. 4

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Pilot & Today is seeking Editorial Board members

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting applications for readers interested in serving on the newspaper's Editorial Board.

Two community members will be appointed to serve four-month terms on the board.

Applications are due by Aug. 15, and the terms will begin Sept. 1.

The newspaper Editorial Board includes Publisher Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Scott Stanford, City Editor Melissa Roddy and reporter Tom Ross.

The board meets weekly and reaches consensus on the opinions expressed in the newspaper.

Those interested in serving should send a letter of no more than 500 words explaining why they would be a good choice for the board.

Each application must include name, age, occupation and address.

Send applications to Editor Scott Stanford by e-mail at sstanford@steamboatpilot.com; by mail at P.O. Box 774827; Steamboat Springs, Colo., 80477; or drop them by the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza.

Harvard dean to speak at Summer Seminar Series

The first Summer Seminar Series in Steamboat Springs features Joseph Nye, dean of the JFK School of Government at Harvard University.

Nye's topic will be "The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone." The seminar is at 4 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Hall with a reception to follow.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

Old vehicles sought for 'Six Wire Winter' movie

"Six Wire Winter," a story about a ranching family set in Northwest Colorado in 1964 is looking for various cars, trucks, and helicopter for use as props in the movie.

Items needed include 1950s and early 1960s cars; an early 1960s Highway Patrol car; a 1950s or 1960s logging truck; an early 1960s phone company truck, a 1950s or early 1960s tow truck; a vintage Snow Cat and trailer; and an early 1960s helicopter.

Other props needed include a buffalo gun, stuffed ptarmigan bird, body dummy, rostrum camera, stunt telegraph poles and wires.

Anyone with access to vehicles or any other items should contact Stacey Kramer at 846-3506 or 879-7860.

Fund established to assist families of crash victims

A fund has been set up to help the friends of Miriana Feketova, Nina Huskova and Monika Grigova, three Slovakian women killed in a car accident on Colorado Highway 9 Thursday.

The fund will help pay for travel expenses, allowing the women's friends to return to Slovakia for their funerals.

To make a contribution, contact Marty Lepper at Alpine Bank, 870-7411.

Howelsen Ice Arena

opens for season today

The Howelsen Ice Arena opens today for the 2003-04 season.

There are plenty of public skate and drop-in hockey times.

Call 879-0341 for scheduling information.

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