Briefs for March 29
March 28, 2004
Yampatika to stencil
messages on Earth Day
Yampatika will stencil messages on storm drains for Earth Day from 9 a.m. to noon April 22.
The goal is to help reduce pollution reaching the Yampa River. Participants should meet at Yampatika, 925 Weiss Drive. Bring gloves and wear grubby clothes.
Taylor, White to speak
at Republicans’ dinner
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State Sen. Jack Taylor and Rep. Al White will be guest speakers at the Routt County Republicans’ annual Lincoln Day Dinner. The event begins at 5 p.m. April 10 at the Old Town Pub, and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. A fund-raising auction will be held after dinner. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased from Amy Williams at the Routt County Courthouse. Call 879-6048.
Newspaper seeks members for its Editorial Board
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.
‘McWheel’ Kids Night being held for children
The city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department will host a “McWheel” Kids Night Out on April 2.
The event is for children in the second through fourth grades. Children will have a McDonald’s dinner and then have fun at the Potter’s Wheel. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $12, and children should bring another $5 to $10 for the Potter’s Wheel.
Parents may register at the Parks and Recreation office. Call Jennifer Travis at 879-4300, ext. 352.