News briefs for April 26


Harpers Corner Road, one mile east of Dinosaur, opened to the public Monday.
The later-than-usual opening of the road was due to the above-normal snow levels received this winter.
Harpers Corner Road is a 31-mile long self-guided auto tour that ends at Harpers Corner overlooking the confluence of the Green and Yampa Rivers.
The unpaved Echo Park Road, which begins along the crest of the Harpers Corner Road, also is open for vehicle traffic.
Visitors are encouraged to check with a ranger about current road conditions.

Entries needed for Olde West parade
Entries are needed for the 2005 Grand Olde West Days Parade. The theme is Ramblin' and Gamblin'.
The parade is at 1 p.m. May 28. Call Karen Brown at 824-7898.
Special Olympics needs hay bales
Special Olympics needs at least 100 small bales of hay or straw for its dinner and dance May 13 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
Call 824-022 or 824-2558.

Mite Society holds bazaar Saturday
The Mite Society of the Christian Church will hold its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale in the church fellowship hall, 960 W. Victory Way, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
The bazaar will feature a variety of gifts and crafts, as well as baked goods.
Sweet rolls and coffee or tea will be available for patrons.
The Joy Circle will have a plant sale at the same time and location.

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