Craig briefs: High school wants photos of local veterans


Moffat County High School social studies department is looking for photos for a slideshow for upcoming Veterans Day activities. Teachers are looking for photos of residents currently in the armed forces or those who have served previously.

Submissions can be emailed to, dropped off at Moffat County High School in care of Joy Tegtman, or mailed to 900 Finley Lane.

Submissions should identify the person in the photo.

All photos will be returned, and the deadline for submissions is Nov. 6.

For more information, call Joy Tegtman at 826-6593.

Love INC to give out coats locally

Love INC plans to distribute cleaned, used coats to anyone in need this winter.

Coats will be available from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave.

The coats will be distributed at other Craig locations yet to be determined, as well as in Meeker, Rangely, Steamboat Springs, Dinosaur and Yampa.

People may pick out a coat for themselves and their children by going to any distribution location.

People may only take one coat per person per year and may not pick out coats for anyone except themselves, a spouse or their own children.

For more information, call Love INC at 826-4400.

Crabfest tickets available for 2009

Crabfest 2009, an event sponsored and hosted by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Saturday 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.


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