Craig briefs: Grand Olde West Days set for May 23 to 25


The 19th Annual Grand Olde West Days celebration is scheduled to take place May 23 to 25 - Memorial Day weekend - in Craig.

The GOWD schedule and contact information is available online at

A GOWD event organizers are promoting in advance is the Lane Frost Challenge, a bull riding competition scheduled for 7 p.m. May 23 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.

VIP tickets are $40 and includes a meal, drinks and a spot in a special seating section.

Tickets are available at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way, and Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, 2355 W. Victory Way.

EMJ Productions is promoting the Lane Frost Challenge. For more information on the event, visit the Web sites, and

Annual Friends of the Library meeting May 26

The Friends of the Library annual meeting is set for noon May 26 at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St.

The Friends of the Library reported that it would like to have as many members as possible attend the meeting. The group will use the meeting as a chance to revisit the vision of the Friends group, possibly change meeting dates and times to accommodate members and vote a new vice president into office.

If anyone cannot make the meeting, they are encouraged to drop off written views and suggestions at the Craig branch until May 26.

Church hosting Italian dinner fundraiser

St. Michael Catholic Church will host a fundraiser later this month, with proceeds benefiting a summer youth missing trip.

"A Taste of Italy" spaghetti dinner takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. May 17 at the church, 678 School St. Suggested donations are $11 for adults and $9 for children 3 to 12 years old.

For more information, call the church at 824-5330.

Date announced for first Farmers Market

The first Farmers Market of the year is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. June 18 at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig.

The market features regionally homegrown and handmade products for sale.

For more information, call Kay at 620-4917.


freeman 7 years, 11 months ago

why drand ole west days on the same day as graduation


grannyrett 7 years, 11 months ago

Please don't forget the reason for Memorial Day and remember to honor our veterans.


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