Briefs for June 28, 2011: Craig Daily Press seeking new Editorial Board members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins July 5.

The newspaper would particularly like to invite a teenager to serve on the board.

Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for that week’s Wednesday and Saturday editions. The first meeting will be held on July 5 due to the Independence Day holiday.

Editorial Board terms last three months.

Those who are interested or would like additional information should call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791 or e-mail him at editor@craigdailypress.com.

Fourth of July parade, picnic planned

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 is planning a Fourth of July parade and community barbecue to celebrate Independence Day.

The parade begins at noon Monday at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. The parade will travel west on Victory Way, north on Yampa Avenue, and east on Sixth Street to Craig City Park.

The theme is red, white and blue, and parade registration is free. Line-up begins at 11 a.m. There will be prizes for children who ride decorated bicycles in the parade.

A free community barbecue will follow the parade at the south end of City Park, 605 Washington St. There will be activities for children.

For more information, call Johnny Garcia at 824-2627 or 629-3345.

Library to be closed for Fourth of July holiday

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed Saturday through Monday in observance of Independence Day.

For more information, call the Craig branch at 824-5116.

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.

Humane Society seeking items for annual garage sale

The Humane Society of Moffat County is currently collecting items for its annual garage sale in late July.

A date for the sale is still being determined. The organization is accepting all items except adult clothing and large appliances. If anyone would like to donate, call Ann Anderson at 826-2717.

Free suicide prevention training set for July 7 and 8

Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is slated to present Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training on July 7 and 8 at the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St.

Participants will learn to recognize suicide and depression warning signs, apply a model for intervention, and how to link people with community resources.

The workshop lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free.

Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided. Donations are accepted.

One continuing education credit through Adams State College for the course is available for $55.

To enroll in ASIST, call 846-8182.

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