Craig briefs: Humane Society to host fundraiser Saturday

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The Humane Society of Moffat County will host a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Thunder Rolls Bowling Alley in Craig.

The cost is $25 per person and a light dinner will be served. Registration forms can be found at www.humanesocietyofmoffatcounty.org. The Bank of Colorado will match all proceeds up to $2,500. All monies will help the Humane Society and the animals it houses.

MCHS 50th class reunion slated for this weekend

Moffat County High School Class of 1964 will have its 50th class reunion Friday through Sunday. Activities include:

■ Thursday — Early arrivals meet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 6 p.m.

■ Friday — Informal meet-and-greet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 6 p.m.

■ Saturday — Catered dinner at Hampton Inn & Suites, 6 p.m. BYOB after-dinner drinks.

■ Sunday — Breakfast buffet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 8 a.m. to noon, optional.

The cost is $25 per person. The class still is missing address for the following: Floyd Berham, Jim Gerber, Gray Hibbard, Tom Maneotis, Betty Manley, Cheryl McCall, Laurel Osborn Kuhlen, Glen Turner, Rodney Updike, Ervan Watson and Larry Zimmerman. Send information to Bill and Linda Kitzhaber at 211 Avenue NE, Childress, Texas, 79201, billkitz@att.net or call 970-585-8967.

Construction continues on US 40 near Steamboat

The Colorado Department of Transportation will continue the safety improvement project on U.S. Highway 40 at the following intersections Monday through Friday this week:

■ Eastbound and westbound at Elk River Road, intersection alternating turn lanes and concrete removal and replacement.

■ Eastbound and westbound at Anglers Drive, intersection alternating drive lanes saw cutting.

■ Eastbound and westbound at Dream Island, intersection alternating drive lanes concrete curb and gutter.

■ Eastbound and westbound at Hilltop Lane, electric conduit work.

The resurfacing effort includes traffic signal upgrades and ADA improvements extending from the Elk River Road intersection to 13th Street and then from Third Street to Walton Creek Road. The downtown core has been designated as a “no work zone” with the majority of the work happening on the outskirts of Steamboat. The city of Steamboat Springs has partnered with CDOT to include the Pine Grove Road intersection upgrades to be included in the broader project scope in order to minimize construction impacts.

Travel impacts:  During the construction period, motorists will encounter some two-way traffic, alternating traffic and speed reductions from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Delays can be expected up to 20 minutes. The speed limit is reduced through the work zone. Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians should pay attention to work zone signs and flaggers.

Connell Construction, Inc. of Steamboat Springs is the contractor for the $6 million project. It is scheduled for completion in late fall 2014.

Additional information is available by calling the project hotline at 970-871-7979.

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