News in Brief for June 30 |

News in Brief for June 30

Artists needed to paint sidewalks during festival

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is looking for artists to adorn sidewalks with their paintings for the upcoming Beaux Arts Festival, which is Aug. 6. An organizational meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Depot Art Center. Call 879-9038.

Participants needed for annual chili festival

The second annual Moun–tain Chili Festival, hosted by Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., is looking for participants to cook their favorite chili recipes. This summer’s festival will take place July 30 at the base of the ski area. The entry fee is $25, and prizes include airline tickets, a spa package at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and a destination vacation. Chili categories are red and green. Call 871-5336.

Art on the Mountain shows need art vendors

Local art vendors are being sought to participate in any of the fourth annual Art on the Mountain shows this summer. The shows will be held this weekend, July 30 and 31, Aug. 6 and 7, Labor Day weekend and Sept. 10. The cost is $75 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot booth. Shows take place at the base of the ski area in Gondola Square. Call Nancy at 871-5315.

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Registrations being accepted for parade

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is accepting registrations for the 102nd Cowboys’ Roundup Days/First National Bank of Steamboat Springs Fourth of July parade. The theme of this year’s parade is “Steamboat Springs, show us your age,” recognizing a year that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Routt National Forest and F.M. Light & Sons. To enter a float in the parade, pick up an application at the Steamboat Springs Visitor Center, 1255 S. Lincoln Ave.

Veterans can learn about benefits, visit VA officer

Routt County veterans are encouraged to stop by the Colorado Workforce Office in Sundance at Fishcreek shopping center and visit with the Routt County Veterans Affairs officer. Find out what benefits have been earned by serving in the armed forces. The hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays to Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays. Call 879-5489 or e-mail

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