Craig briefs: Parks and Wildlife asks for help finding illegal activity

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks the public to report possible illegal wildlife activity to their nearest CPW office or Colorado State Patrol. To remain anonymous, call Operation Game Thief at 877-265-6648. Rewards may be available if the report leads to a citation.

For more information about Operation Game Thief, visit www.cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/OGT.aspx.


Sen. Udall promotes fire department grants

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., encourages Colorado’s fire departments to apply for competitive grants to help them meet their firefighting and emergency response needs and better protect Colorado communities, according to a release from the senator’s office.

Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program gives Colorado fire departments the chance to compete for a portion of $32 million to more effectively protect communities from the threat of fire. This Fire Prevention and Safety Grant funds projects that reach high-risk populations and that decrease rates of injuries and death caused by fires.

To request a letter of support on behalf of an application, fire departments should contact Udall’s regional office nearest them. Call Mike Saccone at 202-224-4334.

Up-to-date community calendar online, in print

The Craig Daily Press has a robust and thorough community calendar that can be found on page 5 of the Craig Daily Press or online at CraigDailyPress.com/events. Check out the newspaper’s calendar for your event needs. If you’d like to submit a calendar event, email your listing to editor@CraigDailyPress.com, or call 970-875-1790.

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