Craig briefs: Social Services to distribute food


Moffat County Social Services is scheduled to distribute United States Department of Agriculture commodities later this month.

Social Services will distribute from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 18 at 595 Breeze St., in Craig. Maybell distribution is from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at the town's community center.

Dinosaur distribution is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Social Services' office.

For more information, call Social Services at 824-8282.

Elks Lodge organizing dinner for veterans

The Elks Lodge will host a dinner for all veterans from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. The dinner is free to veterans.

Anyone interested needs to RSVP by Aug. 18.

For more information, or to RSVP, call Fonda at 620-4174 or 620-3799.

Archaeologist to teach local class about lithics

The Vermillion Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society is offering a class on prehistoric lithics and description Aug. 28 through 30. The lithics course introduces individuals to the technology of stone tool manufacture, the identification of tool classes, and basic lithic analysis.

Kevin Black, Colorado assistant state archaeologist, will teach the class. If interested, or for more information, call Robyn Morris at 826-5095.

Register now for Mud Splash mud volleyball

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is accepting registration for its annual Mud Splash mud volleyball tournament. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at Loudy-Simpson Park, west of the soccer fields.

Call 824-5689.

Hunter education course starts Aug. 17

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is sponsoring a Hunter Education Course for four nights beginning Aug. 17. Classes will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Colorado Northwestern Community College's Craig campus. All four classes must be attended. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.

To register for the class or for more information about the Internet Hunter Education Course, call Ron or Lois Stoffle at 272-3238.

Tickets available for Craig Fire/Rescue event, which is Aug. 15

The 70th annual Craig Fire/Rescue Firefighter's Ball/Luau is scheduled for

6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 15 at the OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any firefighter or by calling Ashley at the fire station at 824-5914.


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