Briefs for June 15: Commitment to Excellence meets today |

Briefs for June 15: Commitment to Excellence meets today

Maximum Commitment to Excellence, a group designed to augment local education, meets at 11:30 a.m. today at Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services, 100 E. Victory Way.

At least three Moffat County School Board members are scheduled to attend the meeting, although they do not have a formal agenda nor do they plan to take action at the meeting, Superintendent Joe Petrone said.

First Street road closure

A temporary closure is scheduled for First Street between Stock Drive and Preece Avenue beginning Monday and continuing through June 29.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure.

For more information, call the Moffat County Road and Bridge Department at 824-3211.

MCHS Class of 1992 reunion

A reunion for the Moffat County High School Class of 1992 takes place today and Saturday in Craig.

An informal reception is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way. A golf activity also is scheduled this afternoon for interested participants.

A reunion dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. at OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way.

For more information, call Chris Jones at 620-4155 or email

Sand Wash basin cleanup

The Sand Wash Basin Wild Horse Club will host its first cleanup day at noon today and Saturday at Sand Wash Basin’s main entrance at the intersection of Colorado Highway 318 and Moffat County Road 67. Volunteers are welcome to camp tonight.

For more information, call Nancy Roberts at 756-1978.

Discounted cat adoptions at animal shelter

Bear Creek Animal Hospital/Craig Animal Shelter, 2430 E. Victory Way, will offer discounted cat adoptions this month in honor of Adopt a Shelter Cat Month.

All cats and kittens are $50 to adopt. The cost includes spay and neuter operations, a first set of vaccinations and feline leukemia tests.

Newspapers launch Cohunter website

The Craig Daily Press and Steamboat Pilot and Today have launched an online home for the Colorado Hunter magazine produced annually by the newspapers.

In addition to providing readers with news from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, and other agencies that impact hunting and outdoor recreation in the state, has a platform for readers to submit personal hunting stories and pictures.

The site also provides a link to an e-edition of the 2011 Colorado Hunter Magazine. The 2012 edition will be released later this year.

To find out more, visit

Vacation Bible School set

Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave, will host a Vacation Bible School for children ages 4 years through sixth grade from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through June 22. For more information, contact the church at 824-5222

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