Briefs for July 21, 2012: County to begin chip seal project |

Briefs for July 21, 2012: County to begin chip seal project

The Moffat County Road Department will be starting a chip seal project Tuesday. The project ends Aug. 1.

The project will take place on the following roads: Moffat County Road 7/183; Moffat County Road 184 (Golf Course Road will be closed until noon July 30); Moffat County Road 33N; Mack Lane; Stock Drive; East Victory Way; and Country Lane.

There will be traffic delays while crews put down chips and oil. For more information, call the road department at 824-3211.

Mack book signing slated for today

Alberta Mack, widow of the late Chuck Mack, will be signing copies of Chuck’s book, “Remembering Mount Harris,” from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave.

Much of the content in the stories of Mount Harris appeared in columns Chuck wrote for the Craig Daily Press.

The late author Carol Valera Jacobson assisted Chuck with the preparation of the manuscript for publication. Carol states in the book’s preface: “This was an important story about growing up in a coal camp that I thought would enhance the understanding about the coal industry in Northwestern Colorado.”

Viz-Abilities set to meet Monday

Northwest Colorado Viz-Abilities, a group that helps people with low vision, meets at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the second floor library at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

For more information, call 826-0833.

Little Snake River Musicfest today

The 10th annual Little Snake River Musicfest is scheduled to take place from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the Little Snake River Museum in Savery, Wyo.

Performers from genres ranging from rock ‘n roll to gospel to singer/songwriter will perform throughout the day, as will local poets.

A “post-fest” with the band Trainwreck will start at 8 p.m.

The museum is open for free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concessions are served from 3 to 7 p.m., or bring your own picnic.

The event is sponsored by the museum and the Carbon County School District No. 1 Recreation Board.

Donations are gladly accepted.

For more information, call the museum at 307-383-7262, or Margo Pedrick at 303-817-1100 or

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