Steamboat Briefs: Final report shows larger sales tax gain for July ’10 |

Steamboat Briefs: Final report shows larger sales tax gain for July ’10

The city of Steamboat Springs’ finalized sales tax report for July shows a revenue increase that is slightly larger than initially reported. The final numbers, released Monday, show total July sales tax revenues of $1,445,934, representing an increase of 1.9 percent from July 2009. The preliminary report, released Sept. 1, showed July collections of $1,443,067, representing an increase of about 1.7 percent from a year earlier. The increase in July revenues is the first such increase — meaning, a positive change compared to the corresponding month a year earlier — since August 2008.

Elk foundation sponsoring firearm raffle in November

Rocky Mountain Elk Foun­dation is sponsoring a raffle for two firearms. Raffle tickets are being sold at Elk River Guns. The drawing is at noon Nov. 10. Tickets are $5 per ticket or six tickets for $20. The firearms are a Browning A-Bolt 300 WSM and a Weatherby SA-08 Upland 12 gauge shotgun. For more information, contact Elk River Guns.

Cultural integration group seeks bilingual volunteers

Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its resource and referral program Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community and be respectful and mature. Training is provided. Call Tatiana at 970-871-4599 or e-mail

Steamboat Art Museum shop seeks local pieces

The Steamboat Art Museum gift shop is seeking work by local artists and craftspeople. The shop sells artist work on a consignment basis. Proceeds help support the Art Museum. Unframed paintings, prints, drawings or photography as well as hand-crafted works such as jewelry, pottery, textiles and high-quality craft items are welcome.

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