Briefs for Feb. 15

Historic preservation panel seeking applications

The city of Steamboat Springs is looking for applicants to serve on the Historic Preservation Advisory Com--mission. The commission meets from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. The commission provides guidance, education, resources and review to preserve, protect and restore the elements of the built, natural and cultural environment that define the character of Steamboat. The commission needs applicants in professional positions such as architects, historians, archaeologists and architectural historians. Other interested applicants also should apply. For more information or an application, call 871-8215. Applications also are available at

Depot Art Center exhibit explores experience of place

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is presenting two new art exhibits that will run through March 12 at the Depot Art Center. One of the exhibits, "Locations of Consciousness," is by three Eagle Valley artists who explore the experience of place in themselves and in relation to their surrounding environments. The second exhibit features paintings by new artist member Amanda Adare.

Admission to both exhibits is free. The Depot is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 879-9008 or visit

Girls to Women Connection looking for volunteers

Organizers of the 2006 Girls to Women Connection are looking for volunteers interested in participating in the event. The Connection is scheduled for April 11. The Girls to Women Connection is an all-day event for more than 120 eighth-grade girls from Routt County. Call Karen Goedert, volunteer coordinator, at 846-6381 or e-mail

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