Briefs for Jan. 28

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People interested in participating in street events during the 91st annual Winter Carnival can pre-register beginning Thursday. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Feb. 5, at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association Information Center, 1255 S. Lincoln Ave. Evening registration will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the information center. Call 879-0880, ext. 203.

Volunteers needed to help with girls career day

Volunteers are needed to help with the eighth annual eighth-grade girls career day to be held April 13.

Volunteer opportunities range from presenting workshops to handling administrative tasks. Call Karen Bomberg at 879-1476.

Youth basketball

registration is under way

The Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for its youth basketball program on a first-come, first-served basis until full.

The program is for children in grades three through six and will run from March through May. The program is designed for children who want to learn more about the fundamentals of basketball in a noncompetitive atmosphere. Call 879-4300.

Hip-hop dance classes

are available on Mondays

A hip-hop dance class for ages 13 and older is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Northwest Ballet. For younger children, youth hip hop/jazz is offered is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Classes are $9.50. Call 871-1880 or 846-8064.

Girl Scout cookie orders being taken

Girl Scout cookies are available for sale, and proceeds benefit the local Girl Scouts. Residents can place orders by contacting any Girl Scout or by calling Shauna at 870-6073. Cookies will be delivered between Feb. 14 and 29.

Humane Society seeking volunteers for shelter

The Routt County Humane Society is looking for volunteers to help at the Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter.

The animal shelter also needs donations of Science Diet or Iams canned cat food. Call 879-RCHS.

Pilot & Today accepting nominees for 'Locals'

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for its 2004 Locals special section.

Locals is a section dedicated to stories about area residents. If you know someone deserving of being profiled in this section, send a note explaining who the person is and why the person would make an interesting. You can submit nominees to editor Scott Stanford via e-mail at sstanford@steamboatpilot.com. You can also mail nominees to Locals, PO Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 80477. Nominees also may be submitted at the front desk of the Pilot & Today at 1901 Curve Plaza. Refer questions to Stanford at 871-4221.

Locals publishes in the March 28 edition of Steamboat Pilot & Today.

Tread of Pioneers Museum offers free admission

Routt County residents now receive free admission to the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The museum at Eighth and Oak Streets is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

Cash offered for winning county fair logo design

The Routt County Fair Board announced this week a contest to design a logo for the 90th annual fair, which is held in August.

The winner will be awarded $250. Submissions must be submitted to the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex or to Fair Director Terry Doherty at the Routt County Fairgrounds office by Feb. 5.

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