Briefs: Sept. 15


Friends of NRA plan Oct. 7 banquet

The Yampa Valley Friends of National Rifle Association hoists its 11th annual fundraising banquet Oct. 7 in the Craig and Moffat rooms at the Craig Holiday Inn, 300 South Colorado Highway 13.

Doors open 5:30 p.m., and dinner starts at 7 p.m. The auction begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $35 each or $350 for a 10-person table. They are available at Rummel Chiropractic, 333 E. Victory Way, by calling Rummel at 824-7538 or calling Mindy Durkop at 824-9406 days or 824-2150 evenings.

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 6 to 12 years old, and $3 for senior citizens living in Utah. Children 6 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 Associat-ion 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 Sept. 30 at the museum, 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.

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