Steamboat briefs: Police host local site for drug take-back program
April 23, 2012
The Steamboat Springs Police Department is hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the police department's lobby at 840 Yampa St. The Prescription Drug Take-Back program was started 13 months ago by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The program was established to allow citizens a way to properly and safely dispose of old, expired or unwanted prescription drugs. Since the inception of the program, the DEA, in cooperation with state and local law enforcement agencies, has removed 995,185 pounds of medication.
Steamboat Fire Protection District seeking applicants
The Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District is seeking applicants for a vacancy on its board of directors. Qualified applicants must be registered to vote in Colorado and have been a resident of the district for at least 30 days or own taxable real or personal property within the district.
The board holds regular meetings at 4:30 p.m. on the third Monday of every month. This position requires a person who is committed to working for the community and who is willing to spend their time and energy to make the Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District a community where government works.
To apply or learn more about the position, send a letter of interest via email to Kathy Connell, board president, at email@example.com, or to district manager Kammy Tinney at firstname.lastname@example.org. The board will review applications at its May 21 meeting. For more information, call Connell at 970-846-3746 or Tinney at 303-333-4380.
Bust of Steamboat artist entries are being accepted
Applications for artist entries for the 11th annual Bust of Steamboat are being accepted. Artists should provide a rendering or description of the intended entry and complete the application for consideration. Download an application at http://www.thebustofsteamboat.org or call 970-846-4554.
The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project selection committee is looking for 20 artists and sponsors for the October fundraiser. All funds raised benefit women with breast cancer in Routt and Moffat counties. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Three Peaks Grill.
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