Steamboat briefs: Pilot & Today is seeking Editorial Board members

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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. Those representatives will be asked to serve a four-month term from March 2 to June 29, 2010.

The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board are Publisher Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Brent Boyer, City Editor Blythe Terrell 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 bboyer@steamboatpilot.com 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.

Olympics to show on giant screen at ski base

One Steamboat Place will show free screenings of the Winter Olympic Games on a giant screen daily through Feb. 28 in the One Steamboat Place Plaza adjoining Gondola Square.

Steamboat’s David Taylor semifinalist in quilt contest

Steamboat Springs resident David Taylor has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2010 American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest to be held in March in Pennsylvania.

Taylor’s quilt, called “Christmas Chickadee,” will be judged along with 200 other entries in the annual contest that offers more than $42,000 in prize money. The entries represent quilters from 38 states and eight countries. Winners will be announced March 24. For more information, visit www.american

quilter.com.

Taylor’s “Christmas Chickadee” quilt previously won first place in 2008 at the International Quilt Association’s annual show in Houston. Taylor has won numerous other awards for his quilts.

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