Briefs for Dec. 13, 2003

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Steamboat man arrested on suspicion of sex assault

A 39-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly sexually assaulting a 38-year-old Steamboat woman.

The victim met with Steamboat Springs police Officer Deborah Funston and told her that she met a man at Lupo's just after midnight Thursday, said Steamboat Springs Assistant Police Chief Art Fiebing. The two then went to a party at the man's condominium, where the alleged assault occurred, Fiebing said.

The victim reported the incident the following morning, and a warrant was issued for the man in the alleged attack. He was arrested about 9 a.m. Thursday.

"What it comes down to is she said no, and he did it anyway," Fiebing said.

Agents for 'The Bachelor' looking in Steamboat

Casting agents for the popular ABC show "The Bachelor" called Steamboat Springs this week looking for an eligible man. They are scouting in towns where there is a higher percentage of men than women.

They are looking for a man between the ages of 25 and 35, single with no children. The man should have an established career.

"We are looking for the quintessential eligible bachelor," said ABC casting director Amy Raymond. "We want a guy that you would love to marry. He should be charismatic and attractive."

The bachelors will be on television and numerous magazine covers, she said. "He needs to be the total package."

He needs to be, in short, someone who 25 women would fall in love with and America would want to watch.

If you know this person and would like to nominate him for the show or for an article about Steamboat bachelors in the Steamboat Pilot & Today, e-mail aphillips@steamboatpilot.com or e-mail Amy.Raymond@warnerbros.com

The deadline for nomination is the end of January.

An application is available at www.thebachelor.com and should be submitted with a photo.

Euzoa@Nite to meet at different location Sunday

Euzoa@Nite will meet at 5:57 p.m. Sunday in a different location, the Steamboat Christian Center on East U.S. Highway 40. The group will be back at the Steamboat Springs High School next week.

Pilot & Today seeks 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 Dec. 19. The terms will begin Jan. 1.

The newspaper Editorial Board includes publisher Suzanne Schlicht, editor Scott Stanford, city editor Melissa Roddy and reporter Tom Ross. Current community representatives are Paula Cooper-Black and Jennifer Schubert-Aiken. 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, CO 80477; or drop them by the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza.

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