News brief for Sept. 22

Vegetable entries for Golden Leaf Festival due Friday

Entries are due Friday for the biggest tomato and zuchini contests that will be held during this weekend's Golden Leaf Festival downtown. Entries should be submitted at The Kitchen Shop. There is no entry fee.

River Basin Partnership to hold annual meeting

Yampa River Basin Partnership's annual meeting is at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Yampa River State Park headquarters. The keynote address is "Our Yampa River." The event will include updates about the Elkhead Reservoir Expansion Project, the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish River Recovery Program, the Northwest Colorado Stewardship Program and the Bureau of Land Management Resource Management Plan. Eric Hecox and Frank McNulty of the Department of Natural Resources are scheduled to speak. Call 824-8233.

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