News for Sunday, September 21, 2003

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Community Players changing venue

Props, costumes moved from Seventh Street Playhouse to CMC

As the Steamboat Community Players moved 17 years worth of props and costumes out of the Seventh Street Playhouse this weekend, and Players president Nina Rogers looked back at the empty theater, she was saying goodbye to a lot of memories -- good and bad.

Emphysema can be prevented

Fighting for every breath is more difficult than quitting smoking

Emphysema is a lung disease that literally leaves people gasping for air. Lung damage builds up over a number of years, at first without symptoms but later causing wheezing and shortness of breath.

Racing for readers

Run for Literacy benefits Newspapers in Education program

John McDaniel of Salt Lake City and Emily Conjura of Steamboat Springs took the men's and women's seven-mile titles Sunday in the Steamboat Pilot & Today Run for Literacy.

Briefs for Sept. 22, 2003

Hunter education class available at CMC The Colorado Division of Wildlife will offer a hunter education class from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at Colorado Mountain College. The cost of the course is $10. Call 870-4444.

Cabbies turn instructors

Course presents tips on defensive driving

Doug Grogan and Bobby O'Toole, both driver managers at Alpine Taxi, will host a course on defensive driving from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Steamboat Pilot & Today conference room, 1901 Curve Plaza. Tuition is $10.

Mental illness support group offered

Life gets lonely when you have no one to talk to who understands your problems.