Briefs for Sept. 8 |

Briefs for Sept. 8

Money reported stolen from Backcountry shop

More than $300 in cash and coins was stolen from two cash registers at Backcountry Provisions, 635 Lincoln Ave.

The money likely was taken between late Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning, Steamboat Springs Police Capt. Joel Rae said. The police did not find any evidence of a forced entry into the sandwich shop, and the incident is under investigation.

Dirt bike reported stolen from Sheraton Resort

A $6,000 dirt bike was reported stolen Monday from the Sheraton Steamboat Resort parking garage. The owner of the 2003 Honda CRS 450 dirt bike left the bike on the back of a trailer overnight in the outdoor parking garage Sunday night. The bike was not locked up and was reported stolen at 9:50 a.m. Monday.

Pilot & Today seeks young artists for Teen Style

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for writers, photographers and graphic artists ages 13 to 18 to participate in Teen Style, a monthly section published in the Sunday newspaper for and about teens. Call Autumn Phillips at 871-4210 or e-mail

‘Butterflies and Bugs’ seminar held Sept. 25

“Butterflies and Bugs” — an early childhood Project WILD II Workshop for preschool through second-grade teachers — will be held Sept. 25 at the Steamboat School District conference room. The cost is $10, and participants must register by Sept. 15. Call 879-3521.

Humane society holding ‘Dog Days of Summer’

The Routt County Humane Society is sponsoring a “Dog Days of Summer” picture and writing contest for children ages 5 to 12. In the picture contest, children can either draw their favorite “Lab D’Arte” painted dog around town or take a photograph of the dog. Photographers can use other objects or props in their pictures, but are asked to make sure nothing touches the dog sculpture.

In the writing contest, children can write a story — no longer than two pages — about a day in the life of one of the dogs.

Entries can be mailed to RCHS, P.O. Box 772080, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, or photos can be e-mailed to

Call 846-9006.

Registration open for after-school program

Registration for the city’s Afterschool Action and School Days Off programs is open through the end of November. The programs, which are open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade, provide transportation from Soda Creek and Strawberry Park elementaries, snacks, activities and homework tutoring. Stop by the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation office or call 879-4300.

Hayden seeking helmets for young bikers

The town of Hayden needs children’s bike helmets. Anyone wishing to donate a children’s or small adult helmet may drop off the items off at Hayden Town Hall between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.

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