News in brief for Jan. 10


Military veterans benefit information available

Military veterans can get information about veterans' benefits and programs by calling 879-5489 or stopping by the Routt County Veterans Services Office, in the Colorado Workforce Center in Sundance at Fish Creek. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Bring your DD Form 214 for registration with the county, application for Veterans Administration programs and for filing with the VSO office.

Kiwanis Club seeking

talent contest entries

The Steamboat Springs Kiwanis Club is seeking entries for its annual Stars of Tomorrow Talent Contest, which will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium.

The competition is open to all school-aged children, either enrolled in a public or private school or home-schooled. The top three finishers in each of three age groups receives a medal, and the winner of the senior age group, which is open to high school students, advances to the Stars of Tomorrow district competition. Entry forms are available at schools or by calling 723-4093. Entries are due Feb. 7.

East Routt district seeking library board members

The East Routt Library District Board of Trustees, which oversees the Bud Werner Memorial Library, is seeking interested individuals to serve on the library board. Application packets and information are available at the library, 1289 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs. Applicants must reside within the RE-2 School District boundaries. For additional information, call Board President Tom Hopp at 879-3929, or Library Director Chris Painter at 879-0240, ext. 304.

YVMC offering CPR,

first aid class Thursday

Yampa Valley Medical Center is offering a cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class from 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 13. The cost is $25. Call 871-2500 to register.

Chamber orchestra

looking for musicians

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra is looking for musicians. Strings, trumpet, bassoon, oboe and French horn players particularly are sought. Call 879-3685.


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