Briefs for May 13, 2005 |

Briefs for May 13, 2005

The Colorado Wilderness Network is sponsoring a slide presentation at 7 p.m. Monday at the Center of Craig. “Wild Utah: America’s Redrocks Wilderness” will be presented by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance’s Outreach Coordinator Bob Brister. It’s a multimedia slide show featuring stunning images by noted wilderness photographers and the voice of Pulitzer Prize winning author Wallace Stegner.

Sheriff’s office hosting golf tournament
The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office wil1 be hosting the 18th annual Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Each year, the department hosts this tournament to raise funds to award scholarships to Moffat County High School Graduates.
The golf tournament will be held June 4 at the Yampa Valley Golf Course. The golf tournament will be a four-man scramble format team event. Other events will be long-drive and closest-to-the-pin contests and a chipping pond. Other surprises may await participants.
Anyone interested playing golf is invited to attend. No golf handicap is required, and an ability to play golf is not even necessary (as proven by some past participants.)
Interested competitors can call Rick Holford at 826-2308, K.C. Hume at 826-2310 or Jerry Hoberg at 826-2306. Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course or the Sheriff’s Office. More than $48,000 in scholarships has been awarded.
Everyone is invited join in this fun event. All proceeds from the fund-raiser go to the scholarship fund.

Bowhunter’s group hosting class May 21
The Colorado Bowhunter’s Association is hosting a Bowhunter Education Class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 21 at The Visiting Nurse Association office in the Medical Office Building at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Testing will be held at 8 a.m. May 22. Preregistration is $10. Call Darren Ebaugh at 736-0220, Bill Kuehl at 824-7133 or Garry Peters at 875-1010.

Annual Maybell bike ride will be May 21
The 19th annual “Where the Hell is Maybell?” bike ride departs at 7 a.m. from Northwest Storage, 4295 U.S. Highway 40, or at 7:30 a.m. from Western Knolls subdivision May 21. The race is free. There will be a breakfast served in Maybell for riders, with a cost of $5 per person. Call 826-2029.

Districts holding joint board meeting
A joint board meeting of the Rangely Junior College District and the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Johnson Banquet Room on the CNCC campus in Rangely.
The boards will discuss the November 2005 board election and the tuition buy-down for differential tuition.

Museum hosting
energy-boom exhibit
The Museum of Northwest Colorado is hosting an exhibit highlighting the challenges of a small town facing the energy boom of the 1970s, featuring photos from Craig photographer Keith Gillam. Admission is free. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 824-6360.

Letter carriers’ food drive is Saturday
Postal customers are asked to help the hungry and donate to the annual letter carriers’ food drive Saturday. All the food collected goes to community food banks, which provide meals for the needy.
Customers who want to donate food items should put them in plastic bags and leave the bags by their mailboxes before mail delivery Saturday.
Food items should be nonperishable, such as dried, canned and packaged products.

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