Briefs for April 10

County Democrats to host Colorado Water Law talk


— County Democrats to host Colorado Water Law talk

The Routt County Democratic Party will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Olympian Hall. The event includes a short potluck dinner and business meeting. Following the business meeting, Ken Neubaucher of Trout Unlimited will lead a discussion of Colorado Water Law and Potential Transbasin Digressions. Contact Ken Brenner at

Membership enrollment ongoing for 4-H

Membership enrollment is ongoing for Routt County 4-H. Routt County 4-H membership is open to any youths in the Routt County area, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national origin or disabled condition. Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 18 as of Jan. 1, 2007. Stop by the Routt County Extension Service Office in the Courthouse Annex or call 879-0825 for more information.

Steamboat Clay Artisans seeks event beneficiary

The Steamboat Clay Artisans is looking for a local nonprofit organization that would like to be the beneficiary of this year's Soup Bowl Supper. The annual fall fundraiser has raised more than $32,000 for local nonprofit groups during the past five years. Past recipients include LIFT-UP of Routt County, Yampa Valley Recycles, Northwest Animal Assistance League and Historic Routt County.

To be considered as the beneficiary for this year's event, submit a letter of interest by May 1 that states the name and purpose of your organization, how you would use the proceeds and the extent of volunteer assistance your organization would provide. Letters should be sent to SCA, P.O. Box 882111, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488. A decision will be announced in mid-May.

For more information, call Deb Babcock at 846-9349 or e-mail

Medical center seeking volunteers for program

Yampa Valley Medical Center is looking for volunteers interested in a new program at SportsMed. Call volunteer coordinator Mindy Fontaine at 870-1146.


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