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Man, woman OK after weekend bike accidents

A woman hurt in a bicycle accident and a man injured while riding a dirt bike during the weekend have been released from Yampa Valley Medical Center, a hospital official said Thursday.

Susan Allen was injured Sunday while biking the Coulton Creek Trail near Pearl Lake. She lost control of her bike and flew over its handlebars, North Routt Fire Protection District Chief Bob Riley said.

Allen sustained minor injuries; she was wearing a helmet.

Thomas Toxey was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after he was hurt when he crashed the dirt bike he was riding near Farwell Mountain.

Jim Vail, the Routt County Search and Rescue incident commander for both of Sunday's calls, said Toxey punctured a lung and broke several ribs.

Hockey officiating seminar to be held this weekend

A USA Hockey officiating seminar will be held this weekend. The Level 1 seminar is at 8 a.m. Saturday at Yampa Valley Electric Association, 32 10th St. The Level 2 and 3 seminars are at 8 a.m. Sunday at YVEA.

The cost is $10 to cover ice time. Call Scott Glynn at 846-6511.

Youth Ensemble Program registration under way

Registration is under way for the Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra's Youth Ensemble Program. The nine-week session includes programs for violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba and piano players. The program begins the week of Sept.18. Call 879-9008, ext. 107.

Perry-Mansfield to host Madness de Vine fundraiser

The Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp will host the 11th annual Madness de Vine fundraiser Sept. 16 at the top of Thunderhead. The event features a selection of international wine and food for guests to sample while bidding on live and silent auction items. Typical auction items include a New York theater trip, out-of-town getaways, artwork, jewelry, gift certificates and more. Tickets are $50 and are available at All That Jazz, Central Park Liquor, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore and Perry-Mansfield. Call 879-7125.

Community Foundation grant forms due Sept. 15

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation's quarterly competitive grant forms are being accepted until 5 p.m. Sept. 15. The Community Foundation allocates funds for projects and programs that demonstrate progress toward achieving healthy community goals in the areas of Art and Culture, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services, and Recreation.

The Community Foun-dation will consider proposals from organizations and individuals from nonprofit organizations in Routt and Moffat counties. Grant applications can be found at www.yvcf.org or at 465 Anglers Drive, Suite 2-G. Call 879-8632.

Vendor space available for hoedown, chili challenge

Main Street Steamboat Springs is soliciting vendors for the second annual Downtown Hoedown and Chuckwagon Chili Challenge. The event is from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 23. There is a limited number of spaces available. For more information, call Tracy Barnett at 846-1800.

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