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Craig briefs: Daily Press hosting online chats

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Daily Press hosting online chats

The Craig Daily Press is hosting a series of online chats with candidates for Moffat County positions in the coming weeks.

The next chats are scheduled for 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday with Lila Herod, a candidate for Moffat County clerk and recorder, and 5 to 6 p.m. July 19 with Tim Jantz, Moffat County's incumbent sheriff. Both races are uncontested for the Aug. 10 Republican primary.

Participants may submit questions to be asked of Herod and Jantz before or during the chats.

Full transcripts of the chats will be available after the chats have closed. A full transcript from Tuesday's chat with Moffat County surveyor candidate Peter Epp is available as well.

To participate in the online chats or to view past chats, visit

The Daily Press intends to host online chats with all of Moffat County's candidates before the Aug. 10 primary election.

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USDA distributions set for this month

Moffat County's United States Department of Agriculture food distributions have been set for later this month.

The Craig distribution will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. July 20 at 595 Breeze St., at the northeast alley entrance.

The Maybell distribution will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. July 28 at the Maybell Community Center.

The Dinosaur distribution is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 28 at the county office.

For more information, call Meghan Rudd at the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

Fund established for medical expenses

Craig resident Mel L. Duran was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and is undergoing treatment at University Hospital in Denver. A fund has been established to help Duran with medical costs.

Donations can be made to Yampa Valley Bank, 435 Mack Lane in Craig, in care of Mel Duran.

For more information, call Tom Duran at 824-2244 or Terry Duran at 824-2773.

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