Craig briefs: Applications for meal program due Sept. 19
Households that qualify for free or reduced meals may also qualify for free or reduced book fees, class fees, sport and athletic fees and driver education fees. In order to be considered for free or reduced fees, an approved meal application form must be on file prior to Sept. 19. Qualification for free or reduced sports and athletic fees must be identified before participation in any sport, and fees will not be waived after the sport or athletic program has begun.
Households whose circumstances change during the school year may apply after Sept. 19, however, fees for programs will not be waived prior to the date of approval on the application form.
Contact Karma Willbanks in the Food Service Department at 970-824-2160 to request an application.
CPW Commission to meet in Glenwood
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday and Friday at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs, according to a news release. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday and is scheduled to adjourn shortly after noon Friday. Commissioners will receive briefings on a variety of issues, including:
■ Updates on Recovery Program for Colorado River listed aquatic species.
■ Final regulations for big game.
■ Draft regulations for snowmobiles, off-highway vehicles and aquatic nuisance control.
■ Annual regulations review for fishing, furbearers and small game.
■ Trap and transplant plans approval.
■ Hunter education program changes.
■ West Slope Deer Strategy.
■ Junction Butte State Wildlife Area.
■ CPW’s submission to the Colorado Water Plan.
■ Colorado Trappers Association.
■ Rifle Creek State Wildlife Area Shooting Range.
With an above-average snowpack following a snowy winter, local firefighters and wildlife experts are expecting a mild fire season this year, especially at higher elevations.