News in brief for Dec. 15 |

News in brief for Dec. 15

Steamboat Springs — Newspaper looking for Editorial Board members — Newspaper looking for Editorial Board members

— Newspaper looking for Editorial Board members

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from those who wish to serve as community representatives on the newspaper’s Editorial Board from Jan. 1 through April 30.

The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and five members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board include WorldWest General Manager Suzanne Schlicht, Publisher Bryna Larsen, editor Scott Stanford, city editor Brent Boyer 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 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. Call Stanford at 871-4221 with questions.

Chain laws return for Strawberry Park Springs

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Routt County Road and Bridge Director Paul Draper said this week that chain laws are in effect for Routt County Road 36, which leads to Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Any vehicle without four-wheel drive must have chains on the tires, or the driver will be subject to a $100 fine. A $500 fine will be given to the driver of a vehicle that is stuck and blocking the roadway, which is icy throughout the winter. “We’re trying to take the pressure off of Colorado State Patrol and our sheriff’s office,” Draper said.

Volunteers needed for SmartWool race

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is hosting a SmartWool race Dec. 21 and 22 and needs volunteers to work as gatekeepers. Each volunteer will be given lunch and a free lift ticket to the Steamboat Ski Area. Call 879-7869 or 870-3477