Craig briefs for Oct. 1

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Craig Fire/Rescue holds open house Thursday

After three unsuccessful attempts, taxpayers approved a mill levy increase for capital purchases for the local fire district, and two new engines have been purchased. These two wildland/urban interface engines are the first two capital replacement items, and the fire department would like to invite the public to view these new engines at the fire station. The department will serve hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and pop. It will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Daily Press editorial board seeks members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three or four people to participate on its next editorial board, which begins today.

Editorial board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the paper's opinion piece for the following Wednesday and Saturday papers. Editorial board terms last three months.

To apply, call Editor Jennifer L. Grubbs at 875-1790, or e-mail jgrubbs@craigdailypress.com.

Women's barbershop chorus performs Oct. 5

The Little Snake River, River Queens women's barbershop chorus will present a program at 2 p.m. Sunday at the LSR School music room in Baggs, Wyo. Homemade pie and ice cream will be served afterward in the school cafeteria. Donations will benefit the Baggs Friends of the Library and the Dixon Senior Center. For information, call 970-583-2477.

Final hunter education course Oct. 11 and 12

Due to the overwhelming respond to the last hunter education class offered, one last class will be offered Oct. 11 and 12 at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs.

The class will begin at 9 a.m. each day and attendance is required both days. The fee will be $10. Students must pick up the manual for class before the start of class. Student enrollment is limited to 30 students. Register by calling CMC at 870-4444.

For more information call 871-4238 or in the evening after 7 p.m. at 276-2193, and ask for Fran.

Trapper Fitness Center offers fitness program

A Silver Sneakers fitness program is available at Trapper Fitness Center to those who are Medicare eligible and who are AARP and Humana insured. This class is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 824-6932.

Applications available for homecoming parade

The annual Moffat County High School Homecoming Parade will be held Friday, Oct. 10, on Yampa Avenue and Victory Way.

The parade will begin promptly at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church and end at Safeway parking lot. Parade line-up begins at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.

Anyone who wishes to enter a float in the parade can pick up an application at Moffat County High School second-floor office, 900 Finley Lane, or call DeLaine Brown at 826-6555 or Heather Sweet at 826-6589. All entries must follow the theme of "Bulldog Olympics." Applications deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 7. Entry costs $25 for school organizations and $30 for other groups.

A reminder: It is in violation of Craig City Ordinance to throw candy.

Hayden 50th class reunion set for Oct. 4

A 50th class reunion for the class of 1958 in Hayden has been set for 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at Hayden City Park.

For more information, call Tonee Gingrich at 826-4712.

Love INC sponsoring Community Coat Drive

Love INC is conducting its annual Community Coat Drive Sept. 15 through Oct. 11.

Last year, the organization distributed more than 500 coats, plus mittens, gloves and hats at sites in Hayden, Meeker, Rangely, Dinosaur, Oak Creek, Steamboat Springs and Craig.

"Gently" used coats, hats and gloves or other winter outerwear may be donated at Love INC, 656 School St., during regular office hours, or they can be taken directly to Loyd's Cleaners, 552 Breeze St.

The coats are donated to "anyone in the Yampa Valley who needs a coat," a Love INC news release reported.

For more information, call the Love INC Resource Center at 826-440 between 2 and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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