Craig briefs for Sept. 22


The Craig Daily Press is seeking three or 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

Denver Broncos to visit Boys & Girls Club today

The Denver Broncos Football Club will visit the Boys & Girls Club of Craig today to thank fans for their support of the team, according to a news release from the team. From 3 to 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to meet Broncos cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, Ring of Fame member Billy Thompson and view the team's Super Bowl trophies and enjoy other activities.

"I've always been amazed and humbled by the tremendous support we receive from our fans," Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said in the release. "We know that when we take the field, we represent not just the Denver Broncos organization, but the entire city of Denver, state of Colorado, Rocky Mountain region and other proud citizens of Broncos Country all around the world.

"I wish we could bring the entire team, but the players and coaches are all busy getting ready for the season. Hopefully, the folks will still enjoy what we can do this time of year and know how much we appreciate them."

The event will also feature a presentation of a Broncos Country flag to Craig Mayor Don Jones. Another flag will be on hand for fans to sign, which the team will take back to INVESCO Field, where the flag will be displayed for years to come, according to the news release.

The event is free and also will feature autographs, photo opportunities, games and a raffle for Broncos prizes.

Girl Scouts seek new members, volunteers

The Girl Scouts of Craig is looking for adult volunteers and girls to be members. If you would like to know more about the Girl Scouts, visit the group's annual Smore making event at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Loudy-Simpson Park.

For more information, call Kandee Dilldine at 824-6314 or Becky Forquer at 824-2624.

Local Talent Concert auditions are Oct. 11

The Craig Concert Association will host tryouts for the Local Talent Concert on Oct. 11.

All local musicians, singers and dancers are welcome to audition for the Jan. 31, 2009, show. The tryouts will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moffat County High School Auditorium on a first-come, first-served basis. The tryout should be between three and five minutes long.

If you are unable to attend, submit a tape or CD of your audition before the date.

For more information, call Jim Simpson at 824-4138.

Wyman Museum seeks best pies for contest

The Wyman Museum is looking for the best berry, fruit and cream/custard pies for a contest. The contest will be held in conjunction with Sheep Wagon Days, Oct. 4 and 5.

All recipes will be put into the museum's "Fall Flavors Recipe Book." The best pie out of each category will be given a winning basket and be placed as the 2008 "best pie" in this book.

The deadline to enter is Oct. 1.

If you think that you have the best pie and would like to enter it in this contest or for more information, call the Wyman Museum at 824-6346.

Craig Christian Church hosts fundraiser Oct. 12

Craig Christian Church, formerly known as First Christian Church, is scheduled to host a pet costume contest at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the church, 960 W. Victory Way. The event, The Puss and Pup Pet Pageant, is a fundraiser for The Puppet People, a ministry of Craig Christian Church.

No registration is required for the event. Entry costs $5 per pet. Only cats and dogs will be allowed. Prizes will be awarded for best character, best formal wear, ugliest costume, most like pet/owner costume, most colorful costume, most creative costume and the best overall costume. Prizes, including restaurant gift certificates and pet treats, will be awarded. For more information, call Andrea Buzzell at 714-745-6718.

Love INC holds annual Community Coat Drive

Love INC is conducting its annual Community Coat Drive 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 primary collection point, after Sept. 15.

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.

Sheep Wagon Days to be held Oct. 2 to 5

The 10th annual Craig Sheep Wagon Days has been scheduled for Oct. 2 to 5, with events happening at the Wyman Museum, east of Craig.

Celebrate the area's sheep ranching heritage with sheep shearing and working dog demonstrations, hands-on educational booths, tours of sheep wagons, free concerts, food and craft vendors, "Fall Flavors" pie contest, reenactments, flap jack feed and lamb festival lunch both days and more.

For more information, call 824-9302 or visit

Openings in Thursday Mixed Doubles League

The Thursday Mixed Doubles League still has openings. For more information, call Phyllis or Thunder Rolls at 824-2695.


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