News in Brief for Jan. 15, 2008


Pilot & Today Editorial Board seeks new members

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from readers who would like to serve as community representatives on the newspaper's Editorial Board from Feb. 3 through May 26.

The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board are General Manager Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Brent Boyer, City Editor Mike Lawrence and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper. The Editorial Board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest to Boyer at or P.O. Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Call Boyer at 871-4221 with questions.

Singers needed for Easter performance of 'Messiah'

Singers are needed to join the Yampa Valley Chorus in singing the Easter portion of Handel's "Messiah" with the Steamboat Strings Orchestra. Rehearsals begin from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Steamboat Springs Middle School in Strawberry Park. If you have a "Messiah" score, please bring it to rehearsals.

CMC to offer parent and toddler movement class

Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus now is offering registration for a parent and toddler movement class that starts from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and runs through March 4, for children 1 to 4 years old. The cost is $45 for all seven sessions. Call 870-4444 to register or 846-3356 with any questions.

Mrs. Steamboat Springs search is on for 2009

Emily Stark, the Colorado director for the Mrs. America Pageant, has announced that the search is on for the new Mrs. Steamboat Springs. Once selected, the community representative then will advance on to compete in the Mrs. Colorado Pageant, May 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.

Interested applicants must live or work in the Steamboat Springs area, must be married during the time of competition, a resident of the state for at least six months, a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years old. There is no age limit or performing talent.

Interested applicants can visit or receive free entry information by calling Emily at the Mrs. Colorado office at 303-593-1199.


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