Steamboat briefs: Artists invited to submit works for gallery guide |

Steamboat briefs: Artists invited to submit works for gallery guide

Professional artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of their work to be entered into a contest for the front cover of the summer Yampa Valley Arts and Gallery Guide. Organizers are looking for seasonally and regionally appropriate pieces that can be used in a vertical format. The contest is open to artists 18 and older who are full- or part-time residents of Routt County. Email for an application and more information.

Parks and Wildlife now accepting applications

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now accepting resident host applications for a variety of locations for the 2015 season.

Resident or campground hosts are volunteers who spend part of their year camping for free in exchange for 20 to 30 hours of service each week. Duties may include greeting campers, offering check-in assistance, performing maintenance, promoting educational programs, leading hatchery walking tours and providing visitor center coverage.

Locations with sites available for 2015 resident/campground hosts include Arkansas Headwaters, Barr Lake, Boyd Lake, Castlewood Canyon, Chatfield, Cherry Creek, Crawford, Dan Noble SWA, Eleven Mile, Reservoir, Golden Gate Canyon, Highline Lake, Jackson Lake, James M. Robb, John Martin, Lathrop/San Luis, Lake Pueblo State Park and Hatchery, Lory, Mancos, Mueller, Navajo, North Sterling, Paonia, Pearl Lake, Ridgway, Rifle Complex, Rifle Falls Hatchery, San Luis, Stagecoach, State Forest, Steamboat/Pearl Lake, Sweitzer, Sylvan Lake, Trinidad Lake, Vega and Yampa River. Create a profile and login to apply online to the Park or Wildlife volunteer database at or, or email to request an application.

For more information about CPW volunteer opportunities, call 303-291-7325 or visit

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