Craig briefs for Sept. 5


Sports center makes hunter list

The Craig Chamber of Commerce's Sportsman Information Center has received a number of requests from hunters seeking private land access. They typically ask for a list of property owners who have obtained private land vouchers from the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Due to privacy restrictions, the DOW is not able to disclose the names of property owners who hold vouchers.

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is interested in compiling a list of property owners who hold private land vouchers and are willing to make those vouchers available for purchase by prospective hunters.

Interested voucher holders should contact the Craig Chamber of Commerce at 824-5689 or 824-3046 to reach the Sportsman Information desk.

Requests also can be mailed to the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way, Craig, Colo., 81625.

Daily Press editorial board seeks members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three to four people to participate on its next editorial board, which begins Oct 1.

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

'Homesteading Women' presentation

Join Julie Jones-Eddy for a presentation about her book, "Homesteading Women: An Oral History of Colorado 1890-1950" from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Craig City Hall. "Homesteading Women" tells the story of Northwestern Colorado (Moffat County and Rio Blanco counties) through a series of oral history interviews with 47 women who lived in this part of the state. Copies of the DVD, "Homesteading Women" will be available for sale.

Julie Jones-Eddy graduated from Moffat County High School, then went on to become the U.S. Government Document Librarian at Colorado College's Tutt Library. Call 824-5343 for more information.

Ladies Auxiliary hosts Senior Citizen's Dinner

VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 4265 will host its monthly Senior Citizen's Dinner at 5 p.m. upstairs at the VFW restaurant. The menu will be hot hamburger sandwiches, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad and cupcakes. The auxiliary welcomes all senior citizens to this event.

Inaugural gala takes place Saturday

Marlin Briscoe, former Denver Bronco and the NFL's first African-American quarterback, is scheduled to speak at the Moffat County High School inaugural gala at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the ice rink at Loudy-Simpson Park. The event is a fundraiser for multiple MCHS clubs and will feature an auction with donations from local businesses and will include autographed items from Denver Nuggets' Allen Iverson, Olympic Champion Mark Spitz and players from the Baltimore Orioles and the Denver Outlaws.

Proceeds for the gala will benefit multiple MCHS clubs and organizations, including DECA, Future Business Leaders of America, the girls soccer and boys basketball teams, Key Club, ACE Program, choir, band and the MCHS speech and debate club.

Tickets cost $40 a person and can be purchased at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave., or at Moffat County High School, Room 102.

Event organizers also are accepting auction donations. To donate, call Beckey Grabowski at 620-4109.

For more information about the gala, call Schenck at 629-5506 or David Grabowski at 620-4109.


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