Craig Briefs: FFA sale scheduled for today at MCHS |

Craig Briefs: FFA sale scheduled for today at MCHS

The FFA Project Sale is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Moffat County High School Ag Shop, 900 Finley Lane. The sale is open to the public.

For more information, call John Haddan at 824-6599.

Hall to host country dance Saturday

A free country dance for the family is scheduled for Saturday at Lodore Hall in Browns Park.

Doors open at 5 p.m. There will be cake walks, cake drawings and door prizes.

For more information, call Mara Malloy at 269-3000.

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Candidate to make Craig appearance

State Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican Congressional candidate running against Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., in November's election, is scheduled to appear at 7:30 a.m. today at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave.,

in Craig.

The event is open to the public.

Auxiliary schedules bingo for Saturday

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 Ladies Auxiliary will host bingo from 1 to 4 p.m. every other Saturday upstairs at the VFW restaurant, 419 E. Victory Way.

The next event is scheduled for Saturday.

For more information, call Jeannie Wixson at 875-1768.

Horizons in need of more volunteers

Horizons Specialized Services is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to individuals with developmental disabilities in Moffat and Routt counties. Volunteers spend at least three hours per month with Horizons clients.

Activities include hiking, biking, bowling, swimming, fishing and walks, among others.

If anyone is interested, call volunteer coordinator Rebecca Hanson at 879-4466, ext. 111.

Donations needed for local crafters

A group of local crafters are trying to make items for area nursing homes and veterans, and are accepting donations of yarn, embroidery floss, small beads and/or pearls, fabric and batting material.

For more information, call Kathy Carlton at 826-9943.

Registration underway for 'Cast 'n Blast'

The Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Colowyo Coal Company, Safari Club International and the Colorado Division of Wildlife will host a family event, "Cast 'n Blast," from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 in the Axial Basin area between Meeker and Craig.

The free event is open to the public. It includes shotgun and rifle shooting, archery, bait fishing, and fly-fishing. Training is provided and no previous experience is needed.

The event includes a free lunch.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. All equipment, including firearms and fishing equipment, are provided but families are allowed to bring their own fishing equipment, if desired.

Families are recommended to bring layers of clothing and sunscreen.

Participants 16 and older need to have a current fishing license.

For more information, or to sign-up, call the Division of Wildlife's Meeker office at 878-6090.

Craig Clean-Up Days scheduled for weekend

The city of Craig's solid waste department will accept used tires and appliances from city and county residents from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Craig City Park, as part of Craig Clean-Up Days.

Used tires and appliances will not be accepted from "commercial generators of these items," according to a news release from the city.

Moffat County will be issuing vouchers for one free day at the county landfill that may be used any time throughout the year. For more information on the vouchers, call 824-9111.

Also being accepted this weekend are used auto/commercial batteries for recycling. Interstate Battery will collect the batteries during the same hours as Craig Clean-Up Days.

For every battery received, Interstate Battery will donate $5 to Relay for Life.

For more information about the battery collection, call Joanie at 826-2613.

For more information about Craig Clean-Up Days, call the solid waste department at 824-3278 or 824-4463.

Meeting, open house Monday in Maybell

The Moffat County Libraries board is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Maybell branch, 202 Collom St. An open house of the newly-renovated Maybell branch will take place after the meeting.

Both events are open to the public.

For more information, call the library at 824-5116.

Reduced pet adoption rates available now

Together with the Craig Animal Shelter, the Humane Society of Moffat County is offering reduced cost adoptions for shelter animals until Saturday.

Cats and dogs can be adopted for $60 during this period.

All adoptions are at the discretion of animal shelter staff.

Available pets can be viewed at, or 2430 E. Victory Way during normal business hours.

For more information about specific pets or hours of operation, call 824-5964.

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