Craig briefs: FFA hosts meal, sale today |

Craig briefs: FFA hosts meal, sale today

The Moffat County FFA Chapter will host its annual Oyster Fry and Project Sale at 6:30 p.m. today in the agriculture shop at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.

The menu includes Rocky Mountain oysters, hot dogs and roast pork. The cost is $5 per meal.

There also will be a picnic table for local farmers and ranchers to brand as a fundraiser for the FFA. It will be displayed at the Moffat County Fair and other local events.

The event is open to the public.

Spring dance at 5 p.m. Saturday at Lodore Hall

The Brown’s Hole Homemakers Club is sponsoring a spring dance, beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at Lodore Hall in Brown’s Park. The John Wayne Band is providing the music.

Doors open at 5 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 272-3213 or 269-3000.

Distribution Day takes place Saturday in Craig

SHARE Craig’s Distribution Day is Saturday. Orders may still be picked up between 1 and 2 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. For more information, call Karen at 824-7939.

Quilt artist to offer Craig workshops

Quilt artist Madeleine Vail will be in Craig on Tuesday to present a trunk show of her award-winning quilts. Vail will show her quilts at the Yampa Valley Piecemakers (YVPM) Quilt Guild monthly general meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the common room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. Guests are welcome to attend for a $3 donation.

YVPM also is offering workshops with Vail. She will teach a variety of hand and machine applique techniques. Take one or both of the classes. The first class will be from 1 to 5 p.m. May 26. The second class will be from 1 to 5 p.m. June 6. Both classes will be held at the Moffat County CSU Extension Office, 539 Barclay St. Workshops cost $25 for YVPM Guild Members and $30 for guests.

Vail owns and operates Hummingbird Quilt Studio in Clark where she lives with her husband, James. She has been quilting for 15 years. Her most famous quilt is the Rhythm of the Yampa Valley, a collaborative work with quilt artist David Taylor made for Stings in the Mountains. In 2000, the quilt sold for more than $25,000 at a live charity auction.

For more information about Vail’s show and workshops or Yampa Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild, visit

Donations accepted for local injured man

Two local families have opened a donation account for Craig resident Ricky Bustad, 37, who was hospitalized after crashing his motorcycle Monday west of Hayden.

Richard and Gayle Kendall and Roger and Betty Miesner, longtime friends of Bustad’s extended family, opened an account at Bank of the West in Craig on his behalf to help with medical costs.

Residents who wish to make a donation can do so by making a deposit in Ricky Bustad’s name at Bank of the West, 139 E. Victory Way.

Cards and well wishes also can be sent to Amy Bustad, c/o Carolyn Moehle, 6853 Moore St., Arvada, CO 80006.

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