News in brief for Nov. 29 |

News in brief for Nov. 29

Snow causes downed power lines, outages

Heavy snow caused downed power lines and power outages throughout the city Saturday night.

Steamboat Springs Police Sgt. Nick Bosick said the police department was aware of four transformers that went out from downed power lines: three near Routt County Roads 36 and 38 and another in the 400 block of Third Street.

Bosick said that he saw a glow in the sky from the downed line at Third Street and that the power line had fallen next to a fence and was on fire. Yampa Valley Electric Association and the Steamboat Springs Fire Department arrived to put out the fire.

SSWSC accepting junior program registrations

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club alpine, freestyle, Nordic and snowboard junior programs begin in early December. Register at the SSWSC office in Howelsen Hill Lodge. Call 879-0695, ext. 100.

Musicians needed for orchestra celebration

Musicians are wanted to participate in the Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra’s Family Christmas Celebration. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Violin, tuba, trombone, trumpet and bassoon players are needed. Call 879-3685.

Tread of Pioneers Museum seeking project volunteers

The Tread of Pioneers Museum is seeking volunteers interested in helping with artifact conservation projects.

No experience is necessary, and museum staff will provide direction on projects such as stabilizing photo albums, caring for historic clothing and accessories, and improving the storage and care of items in the museum’s collection. Call museum curator Kelly Bastone at 879-2214.

Hayden Senior Holiday Friendship Tea is Dec. 11

The fourth annual Hayden Senior Holiday Friendship Tea is Dec. 11. Entertainment will provided on the harp and piano by Andrea Erickson.

Sign up no later than Dec. 8 by calling Lindsay at 276-3741 ext. 16.

The tea will be at 1:30 p.m. at The Haven. The tea is sponsored by the Hayden Recreation Board and The Haven.

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