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Baby clothes needed at Pregnancy Resource Center

The Steamboat Springs Pregnancy Resource Center is in need of slightly used or new baby clothes and other used baby items for children up to age 2. Winter items are especially needed. Donations can be dropped off on Tuesdays from noon to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 544 Oak St. Call 871-1307.

Free motor vehicle maps available for forest

New maps showing motorized routes on the Routt National Forest are now available free of charge at U.S. Forest Service offices in Steamboat Springs, Yampa, Kremmling and Walden, and the Forest supervisor's office in Laramie, Wyo.

"The maps, along with signs on the ground, will help motorized users know where and when they are allowed to travel and with what types of vehicles," Forest Supervisor Mary Peterson said. "It is the responsibility of motorized travelers to be aware of the legal designated routes and stay on them to ensure responsible use and enjoyment of the national forest."

Information and maps are also available at www.fs.fed.us/r2/mbr/recreation/travel_management/mvumindex.shtml. New motorized use maps for the Medicine Bow National Forest and the Thunder Basin National Grassland will be available in 2008 and 2009, respectively.

Patriotism exhibit open in Oak Creek

The Tracks and Trails Museum, on Main Street in Oak Creek, has opened its "Patriotism in the Upper Yampa Valley: On the Home Front during World War II" exhibit, which depicts how local civilians responded to the war effort during World War II. Learn how patriotism played a key role in rallying the community and nation for victory. The exhibit runs through January 2008.

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