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Briefs for Dec. 28, 2011: Newspaper seeks board members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins Monday.

Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for that week’s Wednesday and Saturday editions.

Editorial Board terms last three months.

Those who are interested or would like additional information should call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791 or e-mail him at

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Post offices open New Year’s Eve

All post offices across the country will be open New Year’s Eve, the U.S. Postal Service reported in a news release. Normal Saturday hours at individual locations will apply.

Post offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. There will be no delivery on this day, with the exception of Express Mail.

For more information, call the Craig post office at 824-8506 or call 800-ASK-USPS or visit

Economic council meets Jan. 4

The Yampa Valley Economic Development Council will meet at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m.

The event includes speakers from the Office of Economic Development and International Trade and the Department of Local Affairs.

State Sen. Jean White, R-Hayden, also is scheduled to speak.

There is no cost to attend the meeting or hear the speakers. Dinner will be available for $15.

To RSVP, contact Ginger Scott at or 871-8215.

Aging Well rolls out class schedule

Winter class calendars are now available for Aging Well, a program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

The schedule includes tai chi for health classes and arthritis foundation exercise and aquatics. Winter classes also include Healthier Living Diabetes, a chronic disease self-management workshop.

Fitness classes in Craig for older adults begin Monday. Unless otherwise noted, participants are asked to pay a $3 donation per class.

For a copy of the schedule, visit the VNA’s Craig office, 745 Russell St., or visit For more information, call 871-7676.

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