Craig Briefs: Elkhead Reservoir open on weekends

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Due to “overwhelming” public response from residents in Moffat and Routt counties, Colorado State Parks has decided to keep Elkhead Reservoir open on the weekends — weather permitting — through October, according to a news release from state parks.

Elkhead will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The lake will also remain open for hand-launched vessels through the end of the season.

For more information, call the park office at 276-2061.

Local youths set to collect food for area

The youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be going door-to-door Wednesday at neighborhoods in Craig asking for donations of non-perishable food items. The items will be given to Love In the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley, a non-profit agency that helps people in need in the community.

The youths will be knocking on doors and collecting food between 6 and 8 p.m. in the areas of Sandrock, Finley Lane, Columbine Street, Villa View and Ledford Street.

For more information, call Tony St. John at 824-2882.

Newspaper seeks board members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three or four people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins Oct. 4.

Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for its Wednesday and Saturday editions.

Board terms last three months.

For more information, or to submit letters of interest, call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791, or e-mail editor@craigdailypress.com.

Judge retention focus of forum

Matt Arnold of Clear the Bench Colorado is scheduled to host a forum Friday in Craig on all judges listed on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.

The meeting, which is open to the public, will take place at noon at Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta, 465 Yampa Ave.

For more information, call Matt at 326-7580.

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