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Briefs for July 12

Council approves Pioneer Spirits retail liquor license

— The Steamboat Springs City Council approved a downtown liquor license during a public hearing Tuesday. Deputy City Clerk Julie Franklin said the City Council, acting as the city’s Liquor License Authority, approved a retail liquor license for Pioneer Spirits, a retail liquor store slated to open next to Riggio’s on Lincoln Avenue.

The approval follows similar downtown liquor license approvals for Vino Downtown, The Garage Bar and Sweet Pea Produce.

Steamboat Springs Police Department hires Kelliher

Dan Kelliher is the newest addition to the Steamboat Springs Police Department.

Police Capt. Joel Rae said Kelliher’s first day with the department was Monday.

“We’re glad he’s on board,” Rae said Wednesday. “I’ve known Dan for 10 years, and he’s a welcome addition to the team.”

Kelliher is a former Routt County Sheriff’s Office sergeant. Kelliher will spend the next few weeks in field training before hitting the streets. Rae said the police department still is looking to fill two patrol positions.

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The Steamboat Springs Pregnancy Resource Center, 544 Oak St., is open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays for free pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. The center also stocks many items for babies. Walk-ins always welcome. Call 871-1307.

Volunteers needed to help renovate log cabin

The World Park Educational Institute is seeking volunteers for finishing renovations on a small educational log cabin and natural products research lab.

Part-time volunteers are needed for light carpentry, cabinetry, ranch work, cultivation of herbs, work in research gardens, grant writing, bookkeeping, lab work and other jobs.

Call the conservation biology project at 879-8179.