Briefs for March 27
March 26, 2004
The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for community representatives on its Editorial Board. The community representatives would serve a four-month term from May 1 through Aug. 31.
The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board include publisher Suzanne Schlicht, editor Scott Stanford, city editor Melissa Roddy and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper.
Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest in the board to Stanford at firstname.lastname@example.org or at P.O. Box 774827; Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Nominations are due April 9.
Call Stanford at 871-4221 with questions.
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Spruce-up, Clean-up Day
scheduled for May 18
Steamboat Springs High School is holding its annual Spruce-up Clean-up Day on May 18. Students will pick up trash across town. If you have suggestions on where we should clean, call Lucianne Myhre at 871-3656 or e-mail Isullivan@sssd.k12.co.us
Diabetes Alert Day
offers free screenings
Yampa Valley Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program is sponsoring its fifth annual Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday.
The hallmark of diabetes is high levels of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Free blood glucose screenings will be available Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Market Staffed by hospital professionals and volunteers, Diabetes Alert Day will offer information for people who are at risk for type 2 diabetes or those who want to learn more about it.
No fasting or registration is necessary. For more information about the free event, call the YVMC Diabetes Education Program at 871-2555.
Register for broomball
by this Wednesday
A co-ed high school broomball league is being formed by Steamboat Springs Teen Programs. Games, which are a six-on-six format, will be played from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Fridays, April 2 through May 7, at Howelsen Ice Arena. The cost is $10 per player, and registration continues through Wednesday. Forms are available at the city parks department, the ice arena, or by calling 879-6960.