Steamboat briefs for July 12


Zopf makes Dean's List at Bentley College

Andrew Zopf, of Steamboat Springs, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bentley College, in Waltham, Mass. To be named to the list, students must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher, with no course grade below 2.0 during the term.

Newspaper seeks local summer contributions

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is seeking reader-submitted contributions for its 2008 summer series, which will explore the mountain pine beetle epidemic drastically transforming Colorado's treasured landscapes.

Readers are encouraged to share their favorite memories of the forest, their sorrow at the loss of trees or their excitement about its regeneration. Submissions could include stories, anecdotes, photographs, a poem or song - anything that could be translated to the print or online versions of the five-part series, which begins publication Sunday, July 27, and continues in the Sunday newspaper through Aug. 24.

Submissions can be sent to reporter Brandon Gee via e-mail at or mailed to P.O. Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Gee can be reached by phone at 871-4210.

Booth space available for Routt County Fair

Game- and food-booth space is available for the 94th annual Routt County Fair in Hayden. Booths provide a great opportunity for clubs, groups and small businesses to raise funds for their organizations. For more information, call Jill Altman at 276-3068 or e-mail


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