Briefs for Aug. 20, 2003

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Drake returns as

SSHS football coach

Mark Drake is Steamboat Springs High School's football coach. The Board of Education approved on Monday an employment agreement for Drake, who requested to continue teaching part-time and coaching football during the 2003-04 school year.

School Board members voiced support for Drake, and board member Pat Gleason said he was glad to have him back as coach.

Tread of Pioneers Museum

creates wedding album

The Tread of Pioneers is creating a Routt County wedding album to add to its wedding exhibit. People with copies of photos or stories they would like to share with the museum and the public are asked to call Candice at 879-2214. The information and photos will be added to the Routt County Collection Archive after the exhibit.

ESL classes now

being offered at CMC

Colorado Mountain College is offering two free courses in English as a Second Language. Night classes take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Willett 300 at CMC and begin Tuesday. Morning classes are held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays in Willett 300. All levels are welcome.

Students must register on or before the first class to be eligible. Call 870-4444.

Spaces available for

alternative preschool

The second year of My School Parents Group/Preschool has six spaces available for the coming school year for 3- to 5-year-old preschoolers.

This is a very low-cost preschool alternative with a required time commitment from each family. The school is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year. For information, call Cathy at 871-4647 or 846-0348, or Annabel at 879-4240.

Youth football program has space available

The city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department has space available in its youth football program. Volunteer coaches also are needed for the city's NFL flag program. There will be a meeting for tackle and NFL flag coaches at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Parks and Recreation office. The programs are for children in third through sixth grades and will run from late August through mid-October. Children entering third and fourth grades play NFL flag ($45) while those in fifth and sixth grades play tackle ($65). Call 879-4300.

Props needed for movie about Northwest Colorado

"Six Wire Winter," a story about a ranching family set in Northwest Colorado in 1964 is looking for cars, trucks and a 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.

Anyone with access to such items can contact Stacey Kramer at 846-3506 or 879-7860.

Ducks Unlimited holds silent auction for print

The Steamboat Springs Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is holding a silent auction for a print by Christopher Walden. The print is available for viewing and bidding through Aug. 22 in the Wells Fargo bank lobby. Call 870-0872.

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