News in Brief
The Village at Steamboat robbed of about $1,000
More than a $1,000 was reported stolen from a safe Tuesday.
Steamboat Springs Assistant Police Chief Art Fiebing said the manager of The Village at Steamboat, in the 2400 block of Pine Grove Circle, said the safe was robbed of $1,151.41. Everything in the safe, except for loose change and a moneybag, was taken.
The safe was in the front desk area. The manager checked the safe, which held the company’s petty cash, every night and morning and noticed the money was missing Tuesday morning, Fiebing said.
The incident is under investigation, Fiebing said, and no suspects have been identified. Many people have keys to the safe, Fiebing said.
Planning meets tonight
on Cook Chevrolet plan
The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission meets tonight to discuss the pre-application plan for a 7,000-square-foot building and display area for a Cook Chevrolet sales facility.
The sales center is proposed for the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 40 and Curve Court. The applicant is Scott Cook.
The building will house a showroom, small service area, customer lobby and administrative office.
The building is planned for a 4-acre lot, north of Windemere Landscaping and across Curve Court from the Steamboat Pilot & Today building.
The Planning Commission also will hear plans for the preliminary plat of a three-lot commercial subdivision with a request for a sidewalk variance.
The commission meets at 6 p.m. in Centennial Hall.
Oak Creek Town Board to OK historical society lease
The Oak Creek Town Board is expected to approve a lease that will rent Old Town Hall to the Oak Creek and Phippsburg Historical Society. The lease would give the society room for a museum and storage and make it possible for it to apply for grants, officials have said.
The Town Board also will hear a request to approve work on the town’s electric substation and a request to convert a business location at the Circle R building into a residence.
Dates for work sessions for work on next year’s budget will be set at the meeting.
The Oak Creek Town Board meets at 7 p.m. today at Town Hall in Oak Creek.
Goods to be distributed
at LIFT-UP of Routt County
U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed at LIFT-UP of Routt County offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek through The Emergency Food Assistance Program.
Eligible households can receive distributions once per quarter; the last quarter of the year begins Oct. 1. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 870-8804 from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays for information about income eligibility.
Registration under way
for kids music program
Registration is under way for “Music Together,” an eight-week program for parents and children ages 5 and younger. The music classes involve movement, singing and instruments. Cost is $70 per parent/child pair. Call Kathy St. George at 871-1110.
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