Steamboat briefs: Registration times for English classes are set

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■ All levels: 6 p.m. today in Colorado Mountain College Bristol Hall 146, $40

■ Career and college preparation: 9 a.m. Wednesday in CMC Bristol Hall 135, $30

■ Preschool children: 9 a.m. Monday at Bud Werner Memorial Library, $30

For more information, call Jen le Roux at 970-846-2076. Preguntas Justin 970-846-1255.

McDonald’s offering a free breakfast to K-8 students

McDonald’s, 1150 S. Lincoln Ave., is offering a free breakfast of an Egg McMuffin and milk or orange juice to all kindergartners through eighth-graders who are accompanied by an adult from 6 to 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Logging operations will resume as early as today

Logging operations to mitigate beetle-kill at Steamboat Ski Area will resume as early as today, according to a news release.

The work, which involves a helicopter, will encompass about 25 acres and will result in the closure of the Burgess Creek drainage between Pony Express chairlift in Pioneer Ridge and Four Points chairlift from the bottom of Bar-UE down to Storm Peak Express, according to the release. The closure will remain in effect through Oct. 30 or until the work is completed.  

“It is imperative that the public understands the dangers associated with an operation of this scope and abide by all closures and signs and keep clear of the impacted areas,” said Doug Allen, vice president of mountain operations for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.

Outside of the closed area, trails will remain open as conditions permit.

Preview entries for Bust of Steamboat at Friday Artwalk

Preview the “bra” entries for the 12th annual Bust of Steamboat during the First Friday Artwalk from 5 to 8 p.m.Friday. Art entries will be on display at the Chief Theater. Artists were required to have an image of a bra or bust, in their artwork. The Bust of Steamboat raises funds for local women in their fight against breast cancer. To learn more, visit www.thebustofsteam

boat.org.

Intergrated Community is in need of ESL volunteers

Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada is in need of volunteers to teach English in the ESL program. Each volunteer is trained and matched with a limited-English speaking community member. Pairs are asked to meet for one hour per week. No previous experience is necessary.  Those who are interested should email Laura at laura@ciiccolorado.org or call Sheila at 970-871-4599.

Horizons is looking for volunteers for mentors

Horizons Specialized Services is seeking caring, committed volunteers for individual mentors as well as people who enjoy group activities such as gardening, swimming, dancing and community events. For more information, call Tommy Larson at 970-879-4466, ext. 115. Horizons works in partnership with families and communities to expand opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Habitat ReStore is open and seeking volunteers

Steamboat’s newly expanded Habitat ReStore is open in Riverside Plaza next to Pisa’s and needs volunteers to help price and sell donated furniture, lighting and building supplies. Shifts are available from noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 970-367-8001.

Comments

Scott Wedel 1 year, 3 months ago

The Habitat ReStore needs more than volunteers. Unlike a properly run similar store in Eagle, they have allowed the store to collect a lot of junk by not consistently cutting prices on existing inventory and so stuff is allowed to accumulate. When you see the same stuff there without date stamps so they don't know when to reduce the price, or you see stuff there from 10 months ago with the same prices then the basic management of the store has collapsed.

It is no fun going there and seeing the same stuff at the same price more than I am willing to pay, but they don't regularly cut the price of their existing inventory like a properly run Habitat ReStore.

It would seem to be miserable to volunteer there and see every day the failed management.

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