Briefs for Dec. 15 |

Briefs for Dec. 15

Leanne Gibson and Karla Watson, both of Meeker and formerly of Craig, are selling their Christian album, “Life’s Pathway.”

Gibson has sung all her life, and Watson is a 10-year member of the vocal group Yampa Valley Chapter of Sweet Adelines International. The two teamed up about a year ago and said they liked the way their voices sounded together.

Gibson’s husband produced the 12 songs on his laptop computer. Her son helped with instruments and sang one of the songs.

Watson said the music’s message is God’s love and support.

“It’s very soothing. It’s very comforting,” she said. “It also gives you encouragement.”

The CDs are $12 and are available at Jackson’s Office Supply and Radio Shack, 106 W. Victory Way, Craig, and Wendlls Wondrous Things, 594 Main St., Meeker.

After the women’s expenses, the proceeds will go to a charity or ministry. The women said they would like to use the profits locally.

Daniels Fund gives Grand Futures a grant

A Denver nonprofit recently awarded Grand Futures Prevention Coalition a grant for underage drinking prevention.

The Daniels Fund, a Denver-based non-profit that helps underprivileged people, awarded Grand Futures a $25,000 grant.

Grand Futures will use the money toward its underage drinking prevention program in Northwest Colorado.

Grand Futures provides substance abuse prevention programs in the 14th Judicial District, which encompasses Moffat, Routt and Grand counties.

Youth soccer team

registration ongoing

The Craig Youth Soccer Association still is accepting registration for its indoor soccer program. Each practice session, which is at Craig Middle School, is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fee is $25. The adult practice sessions are from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

For information, call LaShanna Cox at 826-2827.

National Forest tree permits at BLM office

Christmas tree permits for the Routt National Forest are for sale at the Bureau of Land Management office in Craig.

Permits are $10 per tree and information about tree cutting will be provided with the permit.

The Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson Street, also is selling permits for Bureau of Land Management lands.

Separate permits are required to cut trees on Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands.

For more information, contact the Little Snake Field Office at 826-5000.

Murder mystery theater coming to Craig

Recreational Afterschool Doorway, or RAD, will sponsor two Murder Mystery Theater dinners to raise money for its programs.

On Jan. 13, RAD will sponsor “Murder at Macabre Manor.” On Jan. 14, the group will sponsor “Murder Speaks Easy.”

Red Herring Productions will put on the shows.

Sales for reserved seating for each night will begin Friday and Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. at west of Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.

Cost of admission is $40 per ticket or $350 for a table of 10.

For information, call 826-0199.

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