Steamboat briefs: Democratic, Republican caucuses slated for March 1 |

Steamboat briefs: Democratic, Republican caucuses slated for March 1

The Democratic and Re-publican Party caucuses are scheduled for Tuesday, March 1. Caucus attendees must be registered with their respective party in order to participate in the caucuses. The deadline to affiliate is Monday, Jan. 4.

Colorado does not have a presidential primary, and the caucuses are the first step in the process of selecting delegates to the Colorado State Conventions, who will vote for delegates to attend the national conventions.

Delegates at the national conventions will select the presidential candidates for the 2016 general election.

Colorado’s June 28 primary is for non-presidential offices (statewide, district and local).

Voters can affiliate either in person at the Routt County Clerk and Recorder’s office or online with the secretary of state at

LiftUp of Routt County in need of food bank supplies

LiftUp of Routt County is in need of personal items for its food bank. Toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, dish and laundry soap and razors are currently in short supply. Donations can be dropped off at the LiftUp offices, 2125 Curve Court.

Library set to host holiday drawing for local teenagers

The 12th annual Sock It to Me Holiday Stocking drawing for teens is underway through December at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

The drawing offers teens in sixth grade and older the chance to draw from a stocking full of books, movies and more.

There are two stockings to choose from — fantasy and drama. Teens will receive a ticket for the drawing every time they visit the library and check something out.

The drawing will be Jan. 4.

Get Howelsen Hill Ski area 2015-16 season passes

Howelsen Hill Ski Area 2015-16 season passes are available for purchase online. To purchase a 2015-16 season pass, visit and click on the “Purchase Membership” button at the top of the page, which will direct to the new online registration site at which passes can be selected and purchased.

Those purchasing passes online will still need to visit the Howelsen Hill concession stand to take their pass photo and submit a 2015-16 liability form.

Visis or call 970-879-8499 for additional information.

Rotary seeks applications for 1st round of grants

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is seeking applications for the first round of grants in its 2015-16 funding cycle. Applications and grant criteria can be found online at or by emailing Jeremy Behling at Applications are due by Tuesday and can be submitted to

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