Sunday, November 20, 2005
LIFT-UP donation center closed until Nov. 29
LIFT-UP of Routt County's donation center will be closed this week to process recent donations. The center will re-open for donations Nov. 29. Call 870-0727.
CMC offering English as Second Language class
Colorado Mountain College offers free English as a Second Language classes for all levels. Classes meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays in Willett Hall, Room 302. To enroll, call Jenny le Roux at 870-4534.
Tickets on sale for figure skating club's auction
Tickets are on sale for the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club's annual silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Outlaws Restaurant in the Thunderhead Lodge. Tickets are $30 a person and include wine tasting, appetizers, dinner and live music. Call 846-3352.
Local scholarships offered to high school seniors
The Career/College Center is organizing and presenting local scholarships to the Class of 2006. About 30 local scholarships are offered in the spring.
These scholarships help seniors attend colleges, trade schools or community colleges. If any organization or individual is interested in offering a scholarship, they are encouraged to contact Gayle Dudley at Steamboat Springs High School by Dec. 15 at 871-3641 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suicide support group to meet once a month
Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, or REPS, is offering a new monthly support group for those who have lost a loved one to or who have been touched by suicide. "Heartbeat of Routt County" will be held at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the Visiting Nurse Association office, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Hosts include Ronna Autrey and Laurie Marano, who are community members who have lost loved ones to suicide. For more information, call Ronna at 871-0682.
Registration under way for Sunday hockey league
Registration is under way for the Sunday Night Game, Steamboat Springs' premier adult hockey league. The cost is $250 plus a $25 USA Hockey registration. The costs include 16 games and playoffs. Interested players can sign up at Backdoor Sports at Ninth and Yampa streets. Call 879-6249.
Buffalo Pass Road closed to cars at Dry Lake gate
U.S. Forest Service officials have closed Buffalo Pass Road to automobiles from the gate just below Dry Lake. Officials said they are concerned cars that drive past the gate will get stuck in snow. The road is open to snowmobiles, but officials remind snowmobilers that it is illegal to use the machines on less than 12 inches of snow, to protect forest vegetation. For more information, visit the Hahn's Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District Office, 925 Weiss Drive, in Steamboat, or call 879-1870.\
Salvation Army seeking volunteers to ring bells
The Salvation Army will start its annual bell-ringing campaign Friday. Anyone interested in volunteering for a one-hour shift is asked to call Sharon at 846-8257 or Debbie at 879-8192.
Basketball, soccer league meeting to be held
The Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreation Department will host adult basketball and coed indoor soccer league meetings at 6 and 7 p.m., respectively, Dec. 5 in the Steamboat Springs Community Center adjacent to Bud Werner Memorial Library. Information about league fees, season schedules, rules and registration will be provided. Call 879-4300.
Christmas tree, firewood permits are available
Permits to cut firewood and Christmas trees in the Routt National Forest are available at U.S. Forest Service offices in Steamboat Springs, Yampa, Walden and Kremmling. A Forest Service employee also will be at the Bureau of Land Management office in Craig from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 23.
Firewood permits are $20 for two cords of fuel wood. Permits are required for every pickup and trailer load of wood removed from the forest. Christmas tree permits are $10 a tree. There is a limit of five permits per household.
For more information, call the Forest Service office in Steamboat Springs at 870-1870 or the Yampa office at 638-4516.