Craig briefs for July 9

Volunteers needed for Relay for Life


— The Rotary Club of Craig is looking for volunteers to help with the activities of Relay for Life.

The group will work on the event's traffic control and registration from 3 to 6 p.m. July 18. From 6 to 9 p.m., volunteers will help with the setup of luminarias around the Moffat County High School track.

Volunteers also are needed for cleanup duties and additional traffic control from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 19. For more information on sign-up, call Gene Bilodeau at 824-1103.

Cardiology services to begin July 22

Dr. William Baker, cardiologist for Heart Center of the Rockies, will see patients in Craig every Tuesday beginning July 22. Office visit for general cardiology will be available at Kinder Family Clinic, 595 Russell St. To make an appointment, call 870-1035.

Dr. Baker is part of Heart Center of the Rockies' team of 18 cardiologists, two cardiovascular surgeons and staff, according to a news release from the Heart Center. The institution also conducts advanced cardiac evaluations at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. For more information about the Heart Center of the Rockies, visit

Friday blacksmith shows at Wyman

In its efforts to show visitors a glimpse of "living history," the Wyman Museum plans to have blacksmith demonstrations every Friday this summer.

Dalton Reed, of Clark, has worked for the museum for about five years, Curator Nicky Boulger said, and has wanted to show off his craft for a while.

After searching, the museum purchased a blacksmith shop out of Walden for Reed to use.

"This is a living history museum," Boulger said, "and we want people to be able to watch how things were made in the old days, exactly as they were made."

Reed plans to make several things, including tools, a dinner bell and a tomahawk out of a railroad spike.

Boulger added he would take requests from visitors, who can purchase the items and materials from Reed at his shop at the museum.

Reed expects to demonstrate his skills from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Friday from now through September or October, Boulger said.

Alumni Association accepting building aid

The Browns Park School Alumni Association is planning to refurbish the Browns Park School building, located about 90 miles west of Craig on Highway 318. Upcoming projects include painting the outside of the building. For more information or to get involved, call (970) 365-3655.


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