Craig briefs for Oct. 24 |

Craig briefs for Oct. 24

VA changes key enrollment forms

— Veterans service officers, social workers and others who assist veterans with enrollments into the Veterans Affairs Health Care System are asked to ensure they have the latest version of VA Form 10-10EZ, Application for Health Benefits. The new form is dated March 2008. Older forms do not ask for all newly required information. For replacement forms or details call 970-242-0731, ext. 2542 or ext. 2462.

Craig Ducks Unlimited hosts banquet Nov. 15

The Craig Chapter of the Ducks Unlimited will host its 28th annual banquet Nov. 15. Mike and Mardi Anson are the co-chairs this year.

The evening event will start at 5 p.m. with cocktails, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The auction will start at 7 p.m.

Tickets cost $75 for a couple, $50 for a single, $25 a child and $500 for a corporate table of 10.

For tickets or information, call Mike or Mardi Anson at 824-0382.

7th annual Crabfest scheduled today

The Craig Chamber of Commerce will hold its seventh annual Crabfest. Dinner is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. today at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

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The meal features a generous serving of king crab legs, buttery potatoes, corn on the cob, herbed biscuits and a dessert buffet.

Entertainment will be provided by Summit Comedy comedian Huck Flyn, who also performed at Crabfest in 2006.

There also will be silent and live auctions and a cash bar. Tickets are available online at Click on “register online” and pay by credit card. Get yours today, as this event sells out every year.

For information, call the Craig Chamber at 824-5689 or

Early voting going on now through Oct. 31

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is going on now and lasts through Oct. 31. Registered voters may cast their ballots at the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder’s Office inside the County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.

The office is open for voters from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Residents also may vote by requesting a mail-in ballot. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office will mail a ballot to a voter’s address as long as the request is made by Tuesday. Residents may also pick up a mailed ballot in person at the Courthouse through Oct. 31.

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office must receive all mail-in ballots by 7 p.m. Nov. 4 or they will not be counted. Ballots that are postmarked by Election Day but are not received will not be counted.

Voters also may vote on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at vote centers.

Craig resident to offer preview of new book

Cammi Montieth, a Craig resident and owner of Nutrition Response Testing Center, will preview her new book, “Get Real,” from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave.

In “Get Real,” Montieth provides “easy to follow advice and soul-searching exercises to build confidence in simple, but powerful ways to feel accepted and love yourself,” according to a news release from Downtown Books.

The book is geared toward women.

“Get Real” provides information about “how to truly identify the inner self.”

The special preview Oct. 25 is free, and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Downtown Books at 824-5343.