Briefs: Sept. 13

Homecoming parade set for Sept. 29


The annual homecoming parade is set for Sept. 29 along Yampa Avenue and Victory Way. The public is welcome to attend.

For safety reasons, organizers ask that adults with children keep them out of the street.

Those who wish to enter a float in the parade can pick up an application at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane, or call Kim Lenahan or Dorie Hafey at 824-7036.

The application deadline is Sept. 22. There is a $25 entry fee.

Dinosaur exhibit

available at museum

The Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum in Vernal, Utah, recently announced a new exhibit dedicated to Pleistocene mammals. The new exhibit features two sabre-tooth cats attacking a prehistoric bison with a seven-foot spread of horns.

The exhibit is on loan from Dinolabs in Salt Lake City and will remain at the Field House until the end of October.

Visit the museum to learn more about these fascinating animals and other natural history as well.

The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children, ages six to 12 years old, and $3 for senior citizens living in Utah. Children six years old and younger are allowed inside for free.

For more information, call (435) 789-3799.

NRA offers Disabled Sportsmen's Packet

The National Rifle Association Disabled Shooting Services has created its fourth annual NRA Disabled Sportsmen's Packet.

The packet includes information on a variety of adaptive hunting and fishing equipment. It is offered free of charge.

To order the packet, call Dave Baskin at (703) 267-1495.

Daily Press adding

to editorial board

The Craig Daily Press seeks community members to serve on its editorial board.

The board is composed of Daily Press staff members and community members.

It meets at noon on Mondays to discuss and form opinions on events and issues affecting Moffat County, which are published as editorials expressing those views to readers.

The term begins Oct. 2 and runs three months.

The Daily Press seeks a variety of backgrounds and viewpoints for the board.

If you are interested in serving on the board, call Editor Michelle Perry at 824-7031, ext. 204, or e-mail her at

Vendors needed

for bake, craft sale

Wyman Living History Ranch and Museum is looking for vendors for a market to be held on Sept. 30 at the museum, located three miles east of Craig on U.S. Highway 40.

Vendors and fundraising groups interested in a bake sale, farmer's market, and craft sale are invited to reserve a free space before Sept. 21.

Call Mary Walters at 824-2923 for more information or to reserve a space.

Fundraiser brings in $6,000 for Ivers

People had their bats swinging for a good cause over the weekend, raising nearly $6,000 for Steve Ivers, a local youth coach who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

Valerie Chavez, one of the tournament's coordinators, is expecting more money to come in by the end of the week.

"We're still getting proceeds from Stockmen's Liquors," Chavez said.

Stockmen's donated 10 percent of their sales from Friday and Saturday to the Ivers' fund.

The softball tournament, held at Loudy Simpson Park, included eight coed teams and six men's teams.

On the coed end, Just Another Ball Team took first place, while Dukes won the men's division.

"The turnout was much better than we hoped for," Chavez said.

This fundraiser was one of many that have been held for Ivers since the diagnosis in June.

Chavez said they were hoping for $5,000. She was very pleased with the proceeds, and hopes the total amount will continue to grow.

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