News in brief for Aug. 12


Routt County Fair taking vendor applications

The Routt County Fair is accepting applications for vendors of food, arts and crafts, home-based business items, children's items, garden items, nonprofit booths and others for the 91st annual Routt County Fair. The fair is scheduled from Wednesday to Aug. 21. Call Jill at 276-3068.

Volunteers are needed

for Tour de Steamboat

Volunteers are needed to help with "Kent Eriksen's Tour de Steamboat" on Saturday. The event is a 105-mile, noncompetitive bike tour summiting Rabbit Ears, Gore and Yellow Jacket passes. Volunteers are needed for registration, aid stations and a post-event barbecue.

Shifts are about five hours, and each volunteer will receive a T-shirt and barbecue meal. Call 879-0480 or e-mail

Registration beginning

for Philanthropy Days

Registration has begun for Northwest Colorado Philanthropy Days, an opportunity for nonprofit leaders in Routt, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Jackson and Grand counties to meet one another, meet Colorado funders, build relationships and attend training panels and workshops.

The event costs $75 and will be from Sept. 11 to 13 at The Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. Register online at or call (970) 887-9838.

Tickets now on sale for annual Literary Sojourn

Tickets are on sale for Literary Sojourn, to be held Sept. 10 in Steamboat Springs.

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at Bud Werner Memorial Library, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore or by mail via the Literary Sojourn Web site:


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