Briefs for Oct. 18

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Rifles, shotgun stolen from townhome over weekend

Three rifles, a shotgun and other weapons were reported stolen from a townhouse in the 1300 block of Sparta Plaza during the weekend.

Steamboat Springs police Capt. Joel Rae said the townhome was burglarized between 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The incident was reported at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police think someone forced their way through the front door of the home before stealing the firearms. Stolen items include a British 308 rifle, a Browning 280 rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and a MAC-90 gun, Rae said. A compound bow also was taken. The worth of the stolen items exceeds $1,500.

Rae said it is likely the thief knew the guns were in the home before the burglary occurred. The incident remains under investigation.

Wood permits required for pickup, trailer loads

Permits to cut firewood and Christmas trees in 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. Trees are for personal use only and cannot be resold.

For more information, call the Forest Service office in Steamboat Springs at 870-1870, the Yampa office at 638-4516, the Walden office at (970) 723-8204 or the Kremmling office at (970) 724-3060.

CMC presents 'Nunsense' on Oct. 27, 28 and 29

Colorado Mountain College presents "Nunsense," a musical comedy celebrating the humor of nuns, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 28, and 29 in the Steamboat Springs High School theater. Tickets are $10 and are available at CMC, All That Jazz and at the door on the nights of the performances.

Computer-literate volunteers needed

The Community Health Resource Center is looking for computer-literate volunteers to work three hours a week. The center operates a medical lending library and conducts internet searches. Call Yampa Valley Medical Center or the resource center for more information.

CMC offering English as a Second Language classes

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.

Registration under way for Sunday Night Game

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.

Hockey association seeking girls to play

The Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association is looking for girls interested in playing on its U-19, U-14 and U-12 teams. being goalies. Call 870-8518.

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