News in brief for May 7

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Craig man breaks leg in motorcycle accident

A 61-year-old Craig man was taken to the hospital early Friday morning after a deer slammed into the motorcycle he was driving.

David Hainault suffered a broken leg in the accident and was transported by ambulance to Yampa Valley Medical Center. At about 7:15 a.m., Hainault was heading east on U.S. Highway 40 near Milner when a deer ran into the right side of his Honda GoldWing motorcycle, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The deer deflected off to the right side of the highway, and Hainault was able to come to a controlled stop. His leg injury resulted from the impact of the deer running into him. The motorcycle then fell on Hainault when he tried to get off it.

Bowhunter education class to be held May 21 and 22

A bowhunter education class will be held May 21 and 22 in the Visiting Nurse Association offices at Yampa Valley Medical Center. The cost is $10, and registration is required by calling 736-0220, 824-7133 or 875-1010.

Applications due June 1 for dance scholarships

Steamboat Dance Theatre is soliciting applications for its dance scholarship program. The scholarships range from $25 to $300 and are available to students on a confidential, financial-need basis. Applications may be submitted by students, parents or instructors and should be sent to Steamboat Dance Theatre, P.O. Box 774284, Steamboat Springs CO, 80477, or faxed to 871-8844. Applications for summer scholarships are due June 1.

Deadline approaching for SummerArt 2005

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking entries for SummerArt 2005, a multimedia, juried fine art exhibit, to be held at the Depot Art Center. The entry deadline is Friday. Exhibit dates are July 1 to Aug. 28. For a prospectus, e-mail beth@steamboatspringsarts.com or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to SSAC/SummerArt, P.O. Box 774284, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Call Beth at 879-9008, ext. 106.

Yampatika's gourmet Wild Edible Feast is Friday

Yampatika, a non-profit environmental education organization dedicated to teaching residents and visitors about the natural and cultural resources of Northwest Colorado, presents its sixth annual Wild Edible Feast. The gourmet dinner is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Catamount Golf Clubhouse. Chef Kyle Mendenhall will create a five-course meal using native ingredients from the Yampa Valley. The cost is $75 a person or $130 a couple. RSVP to 871-9151 by Monday.

Art on the Mountain shows seeking local vendors

Local art vendors are being sought to participate in any of the fourth annual Art On The Mountain shows this summer. The shows will be held on July Fourth weekend, July 30 and 31, Aug. 6 and 7, Labor Day weekend and Sept. 10. The cost is $75 for a 10-by-10-foot booth. Shows take place at the base of the ski area in Gondola Square. Call Nancy at 871-5315.

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