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Craig briefs: Show chorus presents recital, seeks singers

The Bella Vocé Show Chorus is proud to present Studio BV's latest performance with "Broadway, Here I Come!" The recital for local young singers takes place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Craig Middle School auditorium, 915 Yampa Ave.

Admission is free for all, and the show will feature songs from Broadway and Disney musicals.

Instructor Jeana Womble is also seeking to form a children's choir to participate in the Interfaith Community Christmas Concert Dec. 13, with plans to begin rehearsing as soon as possible.

For more information, call 970-824-6472 or 970-629-9244.

Colorado PERA to host retiree meeting todayColorado PERA to host retiree meeting today

Colorado PERA to host retiree meeting today

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The Colorado State and Public Employee Retirement Association, an advocacy organization for PERA retirees, will hold a Northwestern Regional Meeting in Craig at 2 p.m. today at The American Legion Post. All PERA retirees or soon-to-be retirees are invited to attend this meeting. Alma Evans, CSPERA out reach director, and Jim Haptonsetall, CSPERA regional director, will be here to inform PERA retirees about organization and the benefits of membership. They will also provide updates about possible threats to and changes in the PERA benefits that may be proposed. For more information, call Jo Ann Baxter at 824-3049.

Staff calls for veterans to be featured in paperStaff calls for veterans to be featured in paper

Staff calls for veterans to be featured in paper

The Craig Daily Press staff is looking for veterans to highlight in the newspaper for Veteran's Day on Nov. 11. Veterans or friends of veterans who would like recognition in Craig's local paper are invited to send names and phone numbers to veterans@CraigDailyPress.comveterans@CraigDailyPress.com, or call 970-875-1790., or call 970-875-1790.

veterans@CraigDailyPress.com, or call 970-875-1790.

Presidential debate party to be held in CraigPresidential debate party to be held in Craig

Presidential debate party to be held in Craig

The Moffat County Republican Central Committee is hosting a 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Party at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mathers' Bar. Arrive early for chili and political conversation. Cost is $10 per person at the door. All proceeds support the local Republican party.

Senators Bennet, Gardner introduce lands billSenators Bennet, Gardner introduce lands bill

Senators Bennet, Gardner introduce lands bill

Washington, D.C. — Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner joined Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, and Dean Heller, R-Nevada, to introduce a bill to reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act. Before it expired in 2011, FLTFA allowed the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service in the western United States to use the proceeds from sales of certain federally designated areas to protect lands of exceptional conservation value.

"Colorado's heritage is rooted in the intrinsic value of our public lands," Bennet said in a statement. "The conservation of these lands is crucial to our tourism and outdoor recreation industries and to ensuring that future generations of Coloradans will be able to enjoy them as we do. This bill gives federal land management agencies additional tools to preserve important parts of our state and help boost economic development without cost to taxpayers."

"Conserving and protecting the public lands Coloradans cherish is a bipartisan priority," Gardner said in a statement. "Before its expiration, FLTFA was used to conserve land in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, the White River National Forest and elsewhere in Colorado. FLTFA is a responsible program which benefits both conservation efforts and the private sector, leading to economic development while protecting critical public lands."

AgrAbility workshop slated for ThursdayAgrAbility workshop slated for Thursday

AgrAbility workshop slated for Thursday

AgrAbility workshops are for Colorado farm and ranch families who are dealing with barriers created by illnesses, conditions or limitations and for professionals who work with them. Workshops are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Hayden Police Department with a free box lunch provided for those who pre-register at least one week before the workshop.

"AgrAbility, estate planning and linking elder couples with returning Veterans and beginning farmers/ranchers" will be this year's topic. To participate, contact Candiss Leathers at 720-539-4435, cleathers@goodwilldenver.orgcleathers@goodwilldenver.org; or Norm Dalsted 970-222-5657, ; or Norm Dalsted 970-222-5657, noman.dalsted@colostate.edunoman.dalsted@colostate.edu; or Todd Hagenbuch at the Routt County Extension Office at 970-879-0825, ; or Todd Hagenbuch at the Routt County Extension Office at 970-879-0825, thagenbuch@co.routt.co.usthagenbuch@co.routt.co.us..cleathers@goodwilldenver.org; or Norm Dalsted 970-222-5657, noman.dalsted@colostate.edu; or Todd Hagenbuch at the Routt County Extension Office at 970-879-0825, thagenbuch@co.routt.co.us.

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