News in brief for Nov. 10


Two men injured in rollover accident

Two Routt County men were injured in a rollover accident near Wilderness Ranch on Tuesday.

James Graham, 30, of Steamboat Springs and William Duncan, 28, of Stagecoach were taken to The Memorial Hospital in Craig after the truck Graham was driving rolled off Forest Service Road 109, about 20 miles northwest of Craig, Colorado State Patrol troopers said.

Police said they were not sure whether the men were wearing seat belts.

Alcohol and drugs possibly were factors in the accident, according to a report from the State Patrol.

Graham was treated for minor injuries and was released from the hospital Tuesday. He was taken into custody and could be charged with an infraction not yet specified, according to a State Patrol statement.

Duncan suffered a concussion and remained at the hospital Tuesday night.

United Way, Vectra Bank sponsoring free dinner

Routt County United Way and Vectra Bank are sponsoring the free Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 24. Dinner volunteers and prepared food donations are needed for the event at Steamboat Springs Community Center. For information or to volunteer, call Routt County United Way at 879-5605. To donate prepared food, call Vectra Bank at 870-4210.

Festival of Trees daily from Saturday to Nov. 20

The 11th annual Festival of Trees at the Tread of Pioneers Museum is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Saturday to Nov. 20. The festival and the museum are free to Routt County residents. Call 879-2214.

Workforce Center holding Veterans Appreciation Day

The Colorado Workforce Center is holding a Veterans Appreciation Day from 2 to 4 p.m. today, when they will provide veterans services information for all military veterans regardless of whether they're registered with the work force center. The event will be held at the Steamboat Springs Workforce Center next to the drivers license office in the Sundance at Fish Creek shopping center. For more information, call 879-3075.

Winter coats given out through this week

Winter coats from LIFT-UP of Routt County and Steamboat Cleaners' coat drive will be distributed through Saturday.istribution will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Warehouse No. 9 in the Copper Ridge Business Park on Copper Ridge Circle, behind Elk River Farm and Feed.lpine Taxi will give free rides from its office on U.S. Highway 40 west of downtown Steamboat to the coat distribution center. For more information, call 870-8804.


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