News briefs for April 8

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KRAI's Spring Expo, themed "Great Ideas for Home, Work and Play," comes to Centennial Mall from noon to 7 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Forty-five commercial and nonprofit vendors will fill the mall and promote spring activities available in the Yampa Valley. Attractions include weenie dog races at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, with registration at 9 a.m., and a performance by the 13-40 band from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and one-hour shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.
Food vendors also will be on site.
There is limited space still available for vendors.
Nonprofits can have a space at no charge. Call 824-6574 for more information.

Salad luncheon in Hayden set for April 20
The Women's Fellowship of Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson Ave., in Hayden, invites you to another great Spring Salad Luncheon on April 20 beginning at 11:00 a.m.
The cost for adults is $6, children are $3.
Call Mary Williams at 276-3537 for more information.

Pregnancy center, Mormons hold baby drive
The Craig 2nd Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints and the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center are sponsoring a drive for baby items. Items must be new, homemade or store bought. Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and April 16 at Kmart, Safeway and City Market.

'Wildlands' slideshow tonight in Craig
The Colorado Wilderness Network and the Trappers Lake Sierra Club will present a slideshow on "Wildlands at Risk" at 7 p.m. today at the Center of Craig.
The presentation explores special public lands worthy of protection and how current policies threaten their beauty.
The presentation is free.
Call Luke at 824-5241.

Students ski for free Saturday and Sunday
Students, faculty, and staff from Steamboat Springs, Craig, Meeker, Hayden, Rangely, Oak Creek, Walden, Yampa, and Maybell are invited to enjoy free skiing Saturday and Sunday, the final weekend of skiing in Steamboat.
Students, faculty and school employees check in at the Main Ticket Office to pick up their tickets. Proof of enrollment is required, so students need to bring copies of their report cards or other appropriate enrollment documentation.
Additionally, proof of employment is required for faculty and school employees.
For family members, tickets will be available at the Main Ticket Office for $19 a day. Students and family members must pick up their tickets together.

Homemakers club
hosting open house
The Browns Hole homemakers club is hosting an open house from noon to 4 p.m. April 16 at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. Dinner will be served.
Call Dora Watson at 824-2251.

Sunset Meadows seniors preparing for yard sale
Sunset Meadows seniors are preparing for their annual yard sale in mid-May and are looking for donations.
Call Bev Lovelady at 824-5811.

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