News in brief for Jan. 26 |

News in brief for Jan. 26

Meeting about wildlife issues is Wednesday

Colorado Wildlife Commissioner Tom Burke will host a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Steamboat Springs to gather comments and suggestions about hunting, fishing and other wildlife issues. The meeting will be held at the Steamboat office of the Colorado Division of Wildlife, 925 Weiss Drive.

Burke is one of 11 wildlife commissioners appointed by the governor. The commission sets DOW regulations and policies for hunting, fishing, watchable wildlife and non-game, threatened and endangered species. Commissioners also oversee DOW land purchases and property regulations. Call Randy Hampton at (970) 255-6162 for more information.

Chamber seeks volunteers for Winter Carnival events

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for volunteers to work Winter Carnival street events Feb. 11 and 12. Volunteers are needed from about 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days. Anyone interested in helping is asked to call Jody Anagnos at 879-0882, ext. 203.

Carnival street event registration opens Feb. 2

Registration to participate in the street events for the 93rd Winter Carnival opens Feb. 2 at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s visitor’s center, 1255 S. Lincoln Ave. Those interested in registering for an event are encouraged to do so early. The visitors center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call Jody at 879-0882, ext. 203, for more information.

Yampa Valley Medical Center seeking volunteers

Yampa Valley Medical Center needs volunteers for its lobby information desk and the pain management department. Various hours and shifts are available. Call volunteer coordinator Mindy Fontaine at 870-1146 for more information.

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