Briefs for June 23, 2011: Relay team hosts luminaria fundraiser

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Children are invited to color a luminaria in remembrance of a loved one lost to cancer, or to honor someone who has won the battle, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the West Routt Library, 201 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden.

The luminarias will be lit during Yampa Valley Relay for Life on July 15 in Craig.

The activity costs $5 and supports the Hayden H.E.A.T. Relay for Life team.

Groups offering ‘excursion’ to learn more about wild horses

Yampatika, in partnership with the Colorado Environmental Coalition, The Wilderness Society, Bureau of Land Management, and The Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center, is offering a fully guided and outfitted trip Saturday to those hoping to learn more about the wild horses in Sandwash Basin.

The cost is $100 per person and includes transportation and lunch. Registration is required by today.

“Join us for a full-day excursion to learn more about these majestic animals, their relationship to our nation’s heritage and what the future holds for them,” according to a news release.

To register, call Yampatika at 871-9151 or e-mail info@yampatika.org.

Newspaper seeking hunting stories, photos

The Craig Daily Press is seeking photos of hunting adventures and story suggestions from area hunters for inclusion in its annual “Colorado Hunter” publication.

Story ideas range from features about generations of hunters to new equipment that is changing the world of hunting, and anything in between. Photos need to be at least 300 dpi and clear for publication. The Daily Press would need digital .jpg files.

Call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791 or email him at jroberts@craigdailypress.com, or sports reporter Joshua Gordon at 875-1795 or e-mail at joshgordon@craigdailypress.com with suggestions or questions.

To see last year’s “Colorado Hunter,” visit www.craigdailypress.com/coloradohunter.

Farmer’s Market set to begin today

Craig’s Farmer’s Market is scheduled to begin today.

The market runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 22 at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig.

For more information, or to become a Farmer’s Market vendor, call Marilynn Hill at 824-4758.

Next business after-hours slated for today at Alice Pleasant Park

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Union Wireless are hosting a business after-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Alice Pleasant Park, 550 Yampa Ave.

RSVP by calling 824-5689 or email office@craig-chamber.com.

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