Briefs for Sept. 18, 2003
Backpack, $200 reported stolen from store Tuesday
A backpack and $200 were reported stolen from a Yampa Avenue sporting goods store Tuesday night.
Steamboat Springs police Sgt. Nick Bosick said two cash registers were broken into and $100 was taken from each at Backdoor Sports. A Plexiglas window in the back of the building, facing the Yampa River, was broken.
Police suspect the break-in occurred between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Bosick said police have no suspects and are investigating the incident.
Only one piece of merchandise was missing, a new backpack.
The coins were left in the register, Bosick said.
Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah begins soon
The Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown Sept. 26. Steamboat Springs’ Jewish community group Har Mishpacha will celebrate with a Shabbat service with Rabbi Joseph Goldman at 7 p.m. at the Church of Latter-Day Saints.
A morning service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Church of Latter-Day Saints. A Tashlich ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Rich Weiss Memorial Park across from the Steamboat Springs Health and Recreation Center.
Call Alan Sandler at 879-7681.
Colorado Cog Rally seeks volunteers for Saturday
The third annual Colorado Cog Rally needs volunteers for timing, course and spectator control for the rally Saturday. All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, lunch and admission to the event, as well as free admission to the welcome party and awards ceremony. To sign up, call Chad James at 871-1500 or go to http://www.coloradocogrally.com. You also can sign up from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Howelsen Hill.
Routt County Search and Rescue Fund-raiser nears
The eighth annual Routt County Search and Rescue Fund-raiser is from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Bear River Bar and Grill. Tickets are available from any Search and Rescue member and at Johnny B. Good’s Diner and are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Ticket price includes dinner, two silent auction sessions and door prizes.
Kids Night Out swimming
party to be held Sept. 26
A Kids Night Out Swimming and Pizza Party is from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26. This is a social event for children in kindergarten through third grade. Call Melissa at 879-6033 for program details, or stop by the Parks and Recreation Department office to register.
Registration for Faith Formation under way
Registration for all Faith Formation classes for students in kindergarten through grade 12, continues at Holy Name Catholic Church. Classes will begin next week. For more information or to register, call the church office at 879-0671, or the Faith Formation office at 879-1225.
Railroad-crossing repair to hinder U.S. 40 traffic
Railroad-crossing repair work will slow traffic on U.S. Highway 40.
A repair of the Hayden Gulch railroad crossing, about one-half mile east of Hayden on U.S. 40, is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Sept. 26. Traffic will be guided through a one-lane detour during construction.
Vehicles, floats wanted
for homecoming parade
The Steamboat Springs High School Leadership class is looking for any business or organization interested in having a vehicle or float in the Sailors homecoming parade Oct. 3. Call 871-3656; all entries are due by Sept. 26.
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