Steamboat briefs: Jean White chosen for 2 state Senate committees
Steamboat Springs — Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp announced Friday that state Sen.-elect Jean White would be appointed to the committees on Business, Labor and Technology, and Health and Human Services.
“I am excited for the opportunity to put my decades of private-sector experience to work for the people of Colorado,” White said in a news release. “I look forward to addressing the issues of regulation, economic development and tackling the rising costs of health care.”
White was chosen this week to replace her husband, Al White, who represented Northwest Colorado in Senate District 8. Al White left the Senate to take a job as director of the Colorado Tourism Office.
Hayden High School kicks off its Snowcoming Week
Hayden High School will kick off Snowingcoming Week with dress up days. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas Monday, class colors Tuesday, camouflage Wednesday and orange and black Thursday.
The semiformal Snowcoming dance is from 9:30 p.m. to midnight Thursday. Single tickets are $3 and tickets for couples are $5.
The week’s festivities will continue Friday with girls and boys basketball games against West Grand High School. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness.
The junior varsity girls play at 4 p.m.; the junior varsity boys tip off at 5:30 p.m. The varsity girls game starts at 7 p.m. and the boys varsity game begins at 8:30 p.m. Snowcoming royalty will be crowned at halftime during the boys varsity game.
The week will conclude at 9 a.m. Jan. 15 with boys wrestling at Rangely.
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