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News brief for Oct. 15

Meth support group meeting

Parents of Methamphetamine Addicts, a support group to help parents support one another with the pain and confusion of meth addiction, will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. There will be no law enforcement agents and/or agencies and no COMA board members present, and the organization is not affiliated with any religion. The group is 100 percent confidential. Parents are encouraged to attend to share questions, suggestions or stories. For more information, call 629-1469.

Firewood, Christmas tree permits available

Permits to cut firewood and Christmas trees in Routt National Forest are available at Forest Service offices in Steamboat Springs, Yampa, Walden and Kremmling. Forest Service employees will be at the BLM office in Craig from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Fridays through Dec. 23 so permits can be obtained locally.

Firewood permits are $20 for two cords of fuel wood. It is necessary to have a permit card for every pickup or trailer load of wood removed from the National Forest.

Both permits allow cutting only within certain guidelines. Forest Service personnel will provide details about cutting firewood and Christmas tree cutting at the time of permit issuance.

For more information, call the Forest Service in Steamboat Springs at 870-1870.