Craig briefs: Six-session health class starts Feb. 4


A new class starting next month is designed to "provide strategies for managing the challenges of chronic health conditions," according to a news release.

The "Healthier Living with Chronic Conditions" class is a six-session workshop that will take place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the American Legion post, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Classes begin Feb. 4 and run through March 11.

For more information about the class, call the Aging Well Information Line at 871-7676. Registration is through Colorado Northwestern Community College, and the college can be reached at 824-1100.

Taste of Chocolate winner to earn $100

Entries are needed for The Taste of Chocolate scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 in downtown Craig.

There is no entry fee.

Participants need to prepare 100 samples of their work for ticket holders. The winning entry earns $100.

To enter, or for more information, call The Kitchen Shop of Craig, 577 Yampa Ave., at 824-8148.

Early ranch days a topic for local meeting

Area residents Lou Wyman and Dean Visintainer will discuss the early days of ranching in Moffat County at the next Preserving the Last Frontier meeting.

The group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. For more information, call 824-3108.

CEC will host a free documentary screening

The Colorado Environmental Coalition invites the public to a free screening of a documentary, "Last Hat in Town," which is about Rifle.

The screening is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center of Craig, Sixth and Yampa Avenue.

"Cultural anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker Zachary Fink paints this poignant and lyrical portrait of a changing American West as he chronicles the hardships of rural Coloradoans forced to adapt to the conditions brought by the encroaching presence of the natural gas industry," the CEC stated in a news release.

The film is 75 minutes long.

For more information about the event, call Sasha Nelson at 824-5241.


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