Craig briefs: Have dinner and a movie Feb. 13

Eagle's Wings Christian School is sponsoring a dinner and movie night Feb. 13 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave., in Craig.

The school will screen "Fireproof," a 2008 American drama about a firefighter's attempt to salvage his crumbling marriage by using a 40-day test called "The Love Dare."

A chili dinner begins at 6 p.m. at the Baptist Church, and the movie begins at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, though donations are welcome. Child care is provided.

Businesses hosting luau after-hours mixer

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors invites the public to a luau business after-hours mixer, scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. Breeze's Salon and The Embroidery Shoppe, suites 127 and 131 in the mall, are hosting the event.

There will be door prizes, Hawaiian food and piña coladas, and tropical attire is encouraged.

RSVPs are appreciated. Call the Chamber of Commerce at 824-5689 or e-mail office@craig-chamber.com by Tuesday.

Girl Scouts cookies to be sold at various locations

The Craig Girl Scouts will have cookie sales booths at the following locations in February and March:

• Feb. 13 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walgreens, 2 to 5 p.m. at Wal-Mart and 4 to 7 p.m. at City Market

• Feb. 14 - 10 a.m. to noon at Safeway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Market, 2 to 5 p.m. at Wal-Mart and 5 to 9 p.m. at Alice Pleasant Park

• Feb. 15 - 11 to 4 p.m. at Wal-Mart and 1 to 5 p.m. at Kmart

• Feb. 16 - 3:30 to 5 p.m. at City Market and 4 to 6 p.m. at Safeway

• Feb. 18 - 3:30 to 5 p.m. at City Market and 4 to 6 p.m. at Safeway and Walgreens

• Feb. 20 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart and 4 to 7 p.m. at City Market

• Feb. 21 - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Market and 2 to 5 p.m. at Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

• Feb. 22 - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Market and 1 to 5 p.m. at Kmart

• Feb. 23 - 4 to 6 p.m. at City Market

• Feb. 25 - 4 to 6 p.m. at City Market

• Feb. 27 - 3:30 to 6 p.m. at City Market and Wal-Mart

• Feb. 28 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart and 2 to 5 p.m. at Kmart

• March 1 - 1 to 5 p.m. at Kmart

• March 2 - 4 to 6 p.m. City Market and Walgreens

• March 4 - 4 to 6 p.m. at City Market

• March 6 - 4 to 7 p.m. at City Market

For more information, call Becky at 824-2624.

Church to host Father-Daughter Ball on Feb. 13

Craig Christian Church is scheduled to host its second annual Father-Daughter Ball next week.

"Dads, grandpas, uncles and father figures, make a date with the special young ladies in your lives for a fun and memorable evening," the church announced in a news release.

The dance is set for 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the church, 960 W. Victory Way.

Tickets to the event are $5 at the door.

For more information, call Linda Cass at 824-5322.

Big game seasons on tap for workshop today

Colorado's big game season structure, Division of Wildlife budget projections and an update on Rocky Mountain National Park's elk culling effort headline the agenda for the Colorado Wildlife Commission's February workshop in Denver.

The workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the Hunter Education Building at Division of Wildlife Headquarters, 6060 Broadway, Denver.

The Commission will hear DOW staff comments on the five-year review of Big Game Season Structure, specifically preference points and draws. Commissioners will accept public input about the Big Game Season Structure review, as it will during all meetings and workshops throughout the process. Those who wish to comment on these items are asked to fill out a "blue sheet," a Request to Speak before the Wildlife Commission, and give it to any Division of Wildlife staff at the meeting. Comments may address any aspect of Big Game Season Structure but will be most helpful if they are directed at the Big Game Season Structure topic being discussed at that meeting.

The meeting also will feature a discussion of pronghorn management plans for the Cherokee Park Herd and the Laramie River Herd, as well as the South Platte River Deer Management Plan (GMUs 91, 92, 94, 96 and 951).

In addition, staff will provide commissioners with updates on the DOW's three- to five-year budget projections and the Rocky Mountain National Park elk culling effort, which now is under way.

Finally, the Commission will receive a briefing from licensed rehabilitators Allan and Shirley Casey, owners of WildAgain Wildlife Rehabilitation in Evergreen.

Interested members of the public who are unable to attend can view the entire agenda and listen to the meeting on their computer by clicking on the "listen to audio" link at the Colorado Division of Wildlife Web site.

The Colorado Wildlife Commission is an 11-member board appointed by the governor that sets Division of Wildlife regulations and policies for hunting, fishing, watchable wildlife, nongame, threatened and endangered species. The Commission also oversees Division of Wildlife land purchases and property regulations.

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