News briefs for May 11


Driver's license offices closed

The Craig, Meeker and Rangely Department of Revenue driver's license offices will be closed May 22 through June 3.

Those needing driver's licenses in that time may visit any of the other offices in the state, including one in Steamboat Springs.

For information about licenses, call the Fort Collins office at (970) 494-9809.

Association hosts workshop, youth camp

The Colorado Association of Conservation Districts is hosting a workshop for teachers and a camp for youths.

The teacher workshop is called, "Conservation on Fire: Legends of the land" and runs from June 12 to 15 in Cortez. The cost is $250, which includes meals, lodging and workshop fees. Teachers who complete the course may receive two credits from Mesa State College.

The youth camp is offered to 14- to 19-year-olds and runs from July 9 to 15, north of Colorado Springs near Divide. The cost is $250, which is all-inclusive.

For information about the workshop or class, call (970) 248-0070 or e-mail

Post office helps with food drive Saturday

The National Association of Letter Carriers, in conjunction with the United States Postal Service, is collecting nonperishable food items Saturday as part of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

Food donations can be placed in bags by mailboxes Saturday before the letter carrier arrives. The donations will be taken to the post office and then delivered to local food banks.

The association asks for items such as canned meats and fish, canned soup, juice, pasta, vegetables, cereal and rice. The association asks that community members do not donate items that have expired or are in glass containers.

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