Area briefs for May 12


Kids' immunization clinic today

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig hosts a children's immunization clinic with Craig Fire/Rescue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the fire station, 419 Yampa Ave.


There will be free shots for children younger than 6 and hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children who get vaccinated also will get to go on a ride with the firefighters and see all the gear the fire department uses. For children ages 6 to 18, a sliding scale fee will be used and shots will be free to $14. Children must bring an updated immunization record.

For more information call the VNA at 824-8233.

Letter carriers food drive is Saturday

This year is the 15th anniversary of the nation's largest one-day food drive to feed those in need.

The Stamp Out Hunger drive is conducted by the National Association of Letter Carriers. On May 12, letter carriers will be collecting nonperishable food donations along their delivery routes for the Interfaith Food Bank in our community.

Place a food donation by or in your mailbox Saturday before your mail is delivered. You may also drop off your donation at the post office lobby in a designated bin.

Family clinic offers free physicals for athletes

The Moffat County Family Clinic will be doing free sports physicals for all Moffat County, Hayden and Baggs athletes. Appointments are available until July 31. For further questions call 970-824-3252.

Stamp cost increases to 41 cents Monday

The cost to send a letter increases Monday. A first-class letter will cost 41 cents to mail, marking a 2-cent increase.

Post offices currently are selling 41-cent stamps, as well as 1- and 2-cent stamps for those who still have 39-cent stamps.

Postcards will cost 26 cents to mail, and other shipping costs also have increased.

For a complete list of new charges, visit

Shadow Mountain street repair this week

Moffat County will be crack sealing the streets of Shadow Mountain from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. It is requested vehicles be removed from the streets during the two-day project. Call 824-3211.

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