Briefs for Dec. 24


The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters from residents interested in serving on the newspaper's editorial board. Board members will serve a four-month term beginning in January.

The board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff: Publisher Bryna Larsen, Editor Michael Smith, City Editor Brent Boyer and reporter Tom Ross. The board meets once a week for about an hour to decide "Our View" opinions published on the ViewPoints pages of the newspaper.

Prospective members should send a letter of 500 words or less describing their interest in serving to Smith at or P.O. Box 774827; Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also can be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office, 1901 Curve Plaza. Letters are due Wednesday. Call Smith at 871-4221 for more information.

Children can pay library fines with food donations

During December, children can "pay" their fines at Bud Werner Memorial Library while helping needy local families by participating in the library's Food for Fines Program. For every item of nonperishable food a child brings to the library, the library will cancel $1 in overdue fines. All food will be donated to the LIFT-UP of Routt County Food Bank. The program is for children 17 and younger.


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