Steamboat Briefs for July 24

Stock Dog Challenge to host photo contest

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The Steamboat Stock Dog Challenge is Sept. 1 to 3 at the Stanko Ranch. A photo contest called "Dogs At Work" will be featured as part of the stock dog event. Dog owners are encouraged to submit photos of their dogs at work, specifically dogs that help their owners at their jobs. Working dogs can include hunting and sport dogs, service dogs, shop dogs, office dogs, construction dogs, rafting dogs and stock dogs.

Take an 8-by-10-inch photo of your dog to Steamboat Vet, Paws 'n Claws 'n Things, Sasak Trailers, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association or Elk River Farm and Feed by Aug. 17. Write your name, your dog's name, your place of work, address and phone number on the back of the photo. Submitted photos will be displayed during the Stock Dog Challenge. Contest winners will be determined by a vote, with each vote costing $1. Proceeds will be donated to the Routt County Humane Society. For more information, call Susan Shoemaker at 879-1147 or e-mail harmony32@mindspring.com.

Sponsors needed for Soggy Doggy Washdown

The Soggy Doggy Washdown is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4 at Alpine Bank in Steamboat Springs. Sponsors are needed for the event, which raises money for pet spaying, neutering, feeding and care of shelter animals. For more information, call Kathie Zelek at 870-0767 or 291-9348.

Steamboat native named to Colorado College dean's list

Kelsey Patterson of Steamboat Springs was named to the dean's list at Colorado College for the 2006-07 academic year.

Steamboat native named to Vermont dean's list

Addison Gooding of Steamboat Springs was named to the dean's list for the spring 2007 semester at the University of Vermont. Gooding is majoring in geography. Students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.0 or better to be named to the dean's list.

Hayden native on dean's list at Northern Colorado

Andrea Deepe, a 2004 graduate of Hayden High School, was named to the dean's list of academic distinction at the University of Northern Colorado. Deepe had a GPA of 3.75 or higher for two of the three academic terms during the 2006-07 school year.

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps seeks volunteers

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is looking for community members to volunteer for its field-based workshops throughout the summer. A crew is working on Emerald Mountain until Aug. 17. Workshop topics are related to life skills such as career development, leadership, healthy lifestyles, etc. Come tell your story. For more information, call 879-2135, ext. 4.

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