Steamboat briefs: Yampa Basin Water Forum is at 7 p.m. today at the library
The Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley will hold its 2013 Yampa Basin Water Forum at 7 p.m. today at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
The forum includes a panel of local water experts — including Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District General Manager Jay Gallagher, Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District General Manager Kevin McBride and Yampa/White Basin Roundtable regional representative Kent Vertrees — who will address local and regional water issues related to the Yampa River.
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Routt County United Way is trying to reach $515K goal
Routt County United Way is striving to reach their $515,000 campaign goal for 2013-14. United Way helps support 37 local nonprofit organizations and all donations stay in Routt County. Donations are accepted at http://www.routtcountyunitedway.org or call 970-879-5605.
Applications being accepted for 2014 CenturyLink grant
Applications are being accepted for CenturyLink’s Teachers and Technology grant program, which recognizes Colorado teachers who are using technology in the classroom in innovative ways. In 2014, the grant program will give away $145,000 for technology projects, according to a news release.
Applications are due Jan. 10. For more information, go to http://www.centurylink.com/teachers
andtechnologyCO or contact Colorado Mesa University Center for Teacher Education Director Valerie J. Dobbs at email@example.com.
Middle school students are recognized on honor roll
The following Steamboat Springs Middle School students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year. Students must have a 3.5 or better GPA to be named to the list.
■ Sixth grade: Ryyan Amsden, Elise Barbier, Michael Barondess, Shea Baucke, Liam Baxter, Charles Becvarik, James Berntsen, Alexandra Blair, James Bogan, Blade Bray, Hope Brown, Samuel Brown, Jordan Broyhill, Casey Buchanan, Alexandra Camilletti, Oliver Caparrelli, Marina Chavez, Micah Clark, Harmond Cohen, John Colfer, Maggi Congdon, Lucas Coon, Emily Craig, Madeleine Craigen, Jackson Creagan, Maecey Crocker, Payton Curley, Leo Davies, Abigale Davis, Anna Dean, Cisco DelliQuadri, Jessica Diehl, Jackelinne Diosdado, Ayla Doyle, Grace Drobek, Lauren Eck, Lauren Ehrlich, Lowen Epstein, Alison Famulare, Taylor Fielding, Hannah Fineis, Sophie Fischer, Kathryn Floyd, Emma Fortson, Wade Fortson, Camille Frient, Cole Gedeon, Nyle Gibbs, Sydney Graham, Max Hall, Sarah Hannaway, Connor Hansen, Ethan Hansen, Annie Harbison, Tucker Havel, Ruby Hayes, Thomas Henninger, Michael Henry, Daniel Hernandez, Emily Hobson, Riley Hodges, Cody Holm, Tristen Hubler, Sean Janka, Delaney Johnston, Samuel Jones, Kyle Kagan, Keely Kaminski, Kevin Kaster, Samantha Kennedy, Makenna Keyek, Madison Knutson, Jon Kolvereid, Kirra Kusy, Katie Lake, Lily Larson, Dawson Lindquist, Shilo Lottes, Abigail Mac Donald, Brayden MacDougall, Isabella MacGray, Finnuala Marsh, Xander McCarter, Julia McCarthy, Fiona McClure, Gwenyth McParland, Emmalyn Meyer, Margaret Miller, Molly Mueller, Kyle Nilsson, Lydia Noble, Alexa Paoli, Jade Peed, Dylan Pehowski, Alfredo Perez, Bianca Perez, Morgan Perlman, Adalid Ponce, Landen Porteous, Adriana Portillo, Molly Quinn-Clynes, Gabriel Rabanal, Elena Rawlings, Nicholas Richeda, Brittney Rodriguez, Spencer Romig, Sloan Russell, Elizabeth Ruzicka, Madeline Sabin, Prasamsha Sapkota, Morgan Sauerbrey, Marat Schepper Washburn, Allison Schlicht, Parker Seibel, Finn Sias, John Slowey, Remy St Pierre, Karalyn Stanhope, Taylor Stanko, Jason Starks, Kelly Strotbeck, Kyle Taulman, James Taylor, Andrew Terry, Ava Thiel, Ernest Thiel, Jack Thompson, Claire Trujillo, Madison Truong, Lillian Van Ness, Hector Virgen, Ingrid Wedel, Shelbee Weiss, Chase Weynand, Naomi Wilcox, Megan Willson, Sarah Wittemyer and Bryce Zetzman.
■ Seventh grade: Gabriel Aigner, Anna Allsberry, Avery Anderson, Sequoia Anstine, Armando Arceo Lopez, Brian Arias, Emily Armstrong, Gabriela Barrientos, Dawson Baucke, Frank Becker, Abigail Berlet, Cheyene Bird, Brooks Birkinbine, Isabelle Boniface, Julian Bowman, Michelle Brewer, Parker Brown, Madeline Brusky Murphy, Teague Burger, Eric Casey, Quinn Connell, Whitney Couchoud, Grace Creamer, Geidy Delgadillo, Benjamin Dickson, Margaret Dickson, Kai Doyle, Tyler Doyne, William Eck, Melissa Farias, Kendall Flake, Lily Fox, Miri Frasier, Dane Freckleton, Bennett Gamber, Waverly Gebhardt, Jacob Gilbertson, Keegan Gonsoir, Kieran Hahn, John Hannaway, Paige Hansen, Avery Harrington, Sarah Heckel, Madeline Heydon, Chase High, Lincoln Hildebrand, Autumn Hilley, Benjamin Hoefer, Gretchen Jacobs, Estelle Janin, Alaina Jones, Johnathon Kaminski, Tia Kavanaugh, Quinn Keefe, Matthew Kempers, Gibson Kenney, Rye Kirchner, Katelyn Kline, Rachelle Koly, Parker Kortas, Toren Kuzminsky, Charles Leech, Ford Louden, Caroline Lupori, Jackson Lynch, Annika Malacinski, Cosette McLaughlin, Reilly Mewborn, Zachary Mikkelson, Richard Miles, Alicia Mitchell, McAllan Moody, Delaney Moon, Tallak Myhre, Anna Nell, Jacob Olson, Geoffrey Opper, Althea Ort, Ethan Paulus, Andrew Petersen, Corey Petix, Cole Puckett, Soria Rabanal, Noah Repollo, Isabel Rillos, Joshua Rowan, Lucas Rowse, Megan Salyer, Addison Sandvik, Colton Sankey, Olivia Satkiewicz, Kari Saunders, Spencer Schlegel, Chase Seymour, Trey Seymour, Ashley Simon, Caitlin Smith, Riley Smith, Lily Starkey, Chelsea Stevenson, Patrick Sumner, Jose Temorez, Anna Terranova, Hunter Thvedt, Amber Townsend, Ryley Traverse, Cedar Turek, Zachary Walsh, Landon Wendler, Jaclyn Wertz, Riley Wiese, Lucy Wilson, Mariam Worster and Audrey Wright.
■ Eighth grade: Shay Adamo, Eva Airoldi, Lindsey Anderson, Kelsy Armstrong, Jake Berry, William Beurskens, Luke Borgerding, Bridger Boyd, Jack Boyle, David Brown, Jacquelyn Brown, Lance Bryant, Nancy Burger, Tatum Burger, James Colfer, Julia Congdon, Zachary Cooke, Mackenzie Copeland, Elizabeth Cox, Matai Curzon, Kailee Davis, Parker DeMara, Amber Elliott, Indigo Enger, Jack English, Annika Fahrner, Micah Feeley, Olivia Flake, Raine Fox-Welch, Wyatt Gebhardt, Julia Gibbs, Ruth Gorrell, Autumn Graham, Lauren Graham, Theodore Hansen, Hannah Heil, Sarah Heineke, Jordyn Hetrick, Olivia Hobson, Katelyn Ibarra, Lily Idzahl, Tehya Johnson, Alta Kaster, Noel Keeffe, Nathan Kelley, Jordan Klouw, Zachary Klouw, Landyn Krapf, Samantha Kyprios, Benjamin Larsen, Harriet Leeson, Teagan Ludwick, Mickinley McAtee, Hannah McCreight, Payton McElhiney, Christa Metzler, Sarah Meyer, Zachary Miller, Erica Moos, Danielle Morris, Josephine Morrow, Margaret Morton, Quintin Morton, August Mueller, Sarah Nilsson, Elizabeth O’Connell, Taylor Olson, Dawson Pehowski, Amanda Perlman, Davis Petersen, Kelly Petix, Lana Pivarnik, Grant Pohlman, Delaney Pratt, Lauren Requist, Olivia Requist, MacKenzie Reynolds, Tanner Richard, Elizabeth Roach, Taylor Rogers, Jonathan Ruehle, Maria Santiago, Maxwell Sauerbrey, Katherine Saunders, Ian Savage, Gillian Scheer, Samson Schuiling, Cole Sias, Natalie Simon, McKinley Skov, Amy Speer, Hanna Spence, Ashley Spiegel, Kyle Spognardi, Zoe Stewart, Jack Strotbeck, Sven Tate, Henry Tisch, Elijah Vargas, Keelan Vargas, Amanda Walker, Zoe Walsh, Quintin White, Cortney Wilk, Este Wilkinson, Frank Yaw and Thyme Zuschlag.
Integrated Community seeks English teaching volunteers
Integrated Community is looking for volunteers to teach English. The in-home tutoring program trains and matches volunteers with limited English-speaking community members. Get to know residents from other cultures while helping them learn English. For more information, call Laura at 970-819-3720.
Integrated Community also is looking for volunteers to help with its Resource and Referral program. Practice your Spanish skills while assisting community members from other cultures. Call Sheila at 970-871-4599.
Habitat ReStore is in need of volunteers to price, sell
Steamboat’s newly expanded Habitat ReStore is open in Riverside Plaza next to Pisa’s and needs volunteers to help price and sell donated furniture, lighting and building supplies. Shifts are available from noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 970-367-8001.
Food bank in Hayden will distribute food as needed
The Hayden Community Food Bank and outreach ministry of Hayden Congregational Church will distribute food on an as-needed basis. Call Theresa Stivers at 970-276-2507.
Mainstreet Steamboat seeks design volunteers
The Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Design Committee is looking for volunteers. The committee focuses on how downtown Steamboat looks and functions. Some of the projects of the committee have included the downtown bus shelters; adopting Eagle Scout Park for cleanup, plantings and ongoing maintenance; assistance with the design and execution of the streetscape plan on Lincoln Avenue; and flower baskets. Upcoming projects will include the the Yampa Street revitalization and advocacy for sidewalks on Oak Street. The committee meets from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Call Tracy Barnett at 970-846-1800 for more information or to sign up for a meeting reminder email list.
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Editor’s note: The story was updated at 8:33 p.m.