News in Brief for Nov. 12, 2003 |

News in Brief for Nov. 12, 2003

Kaleidoscope accepting after-school registration

Kaleidoscope Art Exploration for Kids is accepting registration for after-school and school-break art workshops for children ages 6 to 12. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council for dates, times and additional information at 879-9008.

Over-the-Hill Gang

offering scholarships

Steamboat’s Over-the-Hill Gang is once again offering scholarships of up to $1,000 to local athletes for their education and/or skill improvement in their area of competence. Only athletes involved in winter sports are eligible.

Applicants should be attending or be a graduate of a Routt County school or be a Routt County resident. Applications are available at all Routt County high schools, Whiteman and Christian Heritage schools, Colorado Mountain College and the Winter Sports Club. Applications must be completed and submitted by Nov. 15. Awards will be announced in December. Call 870-2912 or e-mail

Yampa Valley Recycles

celebrates recycling

Yampa Valley Recycles will celebrate the sixth annual America Recycles Day on Saturday through Nov. 17. There will be six satellite recycling sites accepting aluminum and tin cans, glass and plastic bottles, newspapers, magazines and corrugated cardboard. The recycling locations are the Stock Bridge Transit Center, Shop and Hop, and Steamboat Ski Area Gondola parking lot in Steamboat, Milner Mini-Storage, the Clark General Store and the Oak Creek Road and Bridge office.

During America Recycles week, residents are encouraged to inquire about free recycling service by calling Waste Management at 879-2400. Watch for YVR’s mascot Whistle Pig Willy every day in Steamboat Today for bits of recycling wisdom. Call Yampa Valley Recycles’ hot line at 870-7575 for any recycling questions.

Hockey tourney is Friday at Howelsen Ice Arena

The second annual Rocky Mountain Rumble hockey tournament is Friday though Sunday at Howelsen Ice Arena. Three Peewee and Bantam “B” teams will compete with from the Front Range and Wyoming. A schedule is available at Howelsen.

Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 22 and 23 at Holy Name

Holy Name Catholic Church’s sixth annual Work of Human Hands Holiday Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23. Handmade and unique products from low income communities from 70 countries will be available for purchase in the Parish Hall Basement, 504 Oak St.

County accepting LEAP applications through April

The Routt County Department of Human Services Low-income Energy Assistance Program will accept applications through April 30. LEAP helps low-income households meet winter home heating costs; it does not pay the entire cost of home heating. The maximum monthly income for a one-person household is $1,384; for four people it is $2,837. For more on LEAP eligibility requirements or other information, call 879-1540.

United Way, Vectra Bank sponsoring turkey dinner

Routt County United Way and Vectra Bank are sponsoring a Community Thanksgiving Dinner open to the public. They are in need of volunteers and prepared food donations for the Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.

For information and to volunteer for the event, call the Routt County United Way at 879-5605.

To donate food, please call Cheryl at Vectra Bank at 870-4212.

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