Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Hayden High School senior Aubree Haskins was nominated for and played in the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports All-State volleyball game Sunday at Arvada West High School.
The games brought 90 senior girls in all classifications together. Haskins was nominated by coach Holli Palmer.
Haskins, whose GPA is 3.85, has played volleyball all four years of her high school career.
She’s also on track to participate in basketball and track and field all four years.
In her junior year, Haskins won the girls Class 2A shot put event.
In basketball, Haskins should play a big part of Hayden’s season, teaming with Erin Koehler to form one of the better front courts in the league.
West Routt Library District is seeking board member
The West Routt Library District, which oversees the operation of the Hayden Public Library, has an opening on its board of trustees. Anyone interested in applying can stop by the library, 201. E. Jefferson Ave., and pick up an application. The volunteer position finishes the term for a seat vacated by a member who resigned. For more information, call the library at 970-276-3777.
Howelsen Ice Arena open to public for Thanksgiving
Howelsen Ice Arena is open for public skating during the Thanksgiving holiday. Hours are as follows:
■ Wednesday: 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m.
■ Thanksgiving: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.
■ Friday: 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
■ Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. Rock on Ice is from 7 to 9 p.m.
Admission for public skating is free for children 5 and younger, $6 for children ages 6 to 17 and $7 for adults ages 18 and older. Skate rentals are $4 for all ages. Rock on Ice is $6 and includes skate rental.
Council accepting nominees for sustainability awards
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is accepting nominees for the second annual Sustainability Awards. Individuals, businesses and organizations that have shown exceptional dedication to sustainability in the Yampa Valley are eligible to be nominated for the following awards:
■ Environmental Achievement Award: For the outstanding project that demonstrates excellence in natural resource conservation and environmental protection through the application of sustainable practices.
■ Sustained Contributor: Honorable recognition to a Sustainability Council partner who has made outstanding contributions to improve the sustainable community. The Sustained Contributor category includes partners who have demonstrated leadership by example through a significant and long-term contribution to the sustainable cause and to the sustainability council through education, government involvement, research or the development of technology.
■ Honorary Contributor: Honorable acknowledgement of an individual who has made outstanding contributions to improve the sustainable community. Entry must clearly document evidence of distinguished service and outstanding contributions to the sustainable community.
■ Educational Achievement Award: For the outstanding training program, public program, university program of study or tool used within the sustainable community that demonstrates advancement in sustainable education based on experience and factual knowledge. Entry must clearly document the success of the educational program.
Recommendations are due to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 1. Awards will be presented at the sustainability council community meeting Dec. 7.