Briefs for June 6


U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed by the Moffat County Department of Social Services from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at 595 Breeze St. at the northeast alley entrance.
Distribution in Dinosaur will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dinosaur Social Services building.
Distribution in Maybell will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the Community Center. All households that receive commodities must be re-certified each year.
A picture ID, proof of address and income or current eligibility is required. For more information, call the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282.

Summer reading
programs to start
The Moffat County Library Summer Reading Program begins June 14 and ends July 30.
Children can read 10 books or complete five hours of reading to finish each of the three levels. Prizes will be awarded for all three levels.
If participants continue to read past the third level, they may enter a prize drawing.
Fun activity sheets will be available for children to take home.
The treasure hunt will be offered again this year.
The program will conclude with a festival at the library from 2 to 4 p.m. August 5.
Register at the library located at 570 Green St. in Craig, or call 824-5116 for more information.

BLM office closed
during move
The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office will be closed for business through Friday as staff move into the new BLM building.
Telephone service as well as the availability of staff will be interrupted for the move, though the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center will remain operational. Fire Dispatch will remain operational throughout the move.
For more information on the Little Snake Field Office building project, contact Jerry Strahan at 970-826-5000.

Girl Scouts Selling Six Flags Elitches Tickets
Girl Scouts of Chipeta Council is selling Six Flags Elitches Gardens summer tickets at a discount price. People who purchase three tickets for $20 each will receive one free ticket.
Tickets can be used any day during the summer season.
Tickets are available to everyone and are part of the fund raising efforts of Girl Scouts to provide high quality programs and activities to girls who live on the Western Slope.
Girl Scouts of Chipeta council is supported by Moffat County United Way and serves more than 2,600 girls in 13 counties across the Western Slope.

Submit briefs to Andy Smith at 466 Yampa Ave., Craig, CO 81625. Call 824-7031, fax 824-6810 or e-mail

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