Briefs for March 18, 2011: Essay contest open to county students |

Briefs for March 18, 2011: Essay contest open to county students

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots are offering an essay contest for all Moffat County students in the ninth through 12th grades. Cash prizes will be awarded for first ($100), second ($75) and third ($25) places.

The Moffat County Young Patriot Essay Contest calls on students to write 400 to 500 words answering the question, what does it mean to be an American?

Entries must be received no later than April 11 and can be mailed to the organization at P.O. Box 1500, Craig, CO, 81626.

Entries must be original work and contestants may enter only once. All work must be typed and include the contestant's name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.

For more information, call Jeanie Durham at 734-5657.

Newspaper seeking board members

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The Craig Daily Press is seeking three to four people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins April 4.

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.

If anyone is interested, call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791 or e-mail him at

Legion bingo set for Saturday

American Legion Post 62 is hosting bingo Saturday night at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.

Doors open at 5 p.m., and games begin at 6:15 p.m. Anyone is welcome to play.

For more information, call the American Legion at 824-3625.

Trailriders club to meet Monday

The Yampa Valley OHV Trailriders are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the library at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. The club encourages any ATV/OHV riders who are interested in joining the club or would like to come and talk about summer rides or trail projects to attend.

For more information, call DeLaine Brown at 629-8936.

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