Craig briefs: High school pool open for swimming


The Moffat County High School swimming pool is now open for public swimming, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

Lap swimming is available from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. Open swimming is from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. Punch and season passes also are available. Call 826-6557.

Bingo scheduled for Saturday night

American Legion Post 62 is scheduled to host bingo at 6:15 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games begin at 6:15 p.m.

The event is open to the public.

Call 824-3625.

Chamber selling Crabfest 2009 tickets

Crabfest 2009, an event sponsored and hosted by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40.

The event includes a "generous" serving of king crab legs, red potatoes, corn on the cob and herb and cheese biscuits, followed by a "mouth-watering dessert" buffet, the Chamber reported in a news release.

R&R Catering is preparing the dinner. There also will be a cash bar, and a live and silent auction. To top off the night, comedian Troy Baxley will perform.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and dinner is served at 7 p.m. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50 each. Tables of eight cost $350 and tables of 10 are $450. Each table receives a complimentary bottle of wine.

For more information, call the Chamber at 824-5689, or visit You may also e-mail

Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving

Integrated Community is looking for volunteers to help with the Thanksgiving Community Dinner, which will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 19 at St. Michael Catholic Church.

If interested, call Tatiana Achcar at 871-4599 or Eveline Bacon at 824-6424, or email


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