Craig briefs for Oct. 3
DOW holding hunter classes in Maybell
The Colorado Division of Wildlife will present two Hunter Education crash courses in Maybell. They will be held Friday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 31, at the Maybell Community Center. The classes will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. There will be no late admittance.
These classes will earn attendees a Temporary Hunter Ed Card good until Dec. 31. To get a Permanent Hunter Ed Card, people can take the Internet Home Study Course and complete it at one of the above classes.
For more information on the Internet Home Study Course or to register for either class in Maybell, call 272-3238.
Teen Read Week kicks off Oct. 13 in Craig
The Craig Branch of Moffat County Libraries will join thousands of other libraries in celebrating Teen Read Week from Oct. 13 to 17. This year’s theme is Books with Bite @ Your Library.
Moffat County Library staff hopes to increase teen literacy by offering a series of programs during Teen Read Week. Teens are encouraged to invite a friend to join them and attend the following programs in Craig:
• Monday through Friday – Write and display your own book review;
• Monday, Oct. 13 – From 5 to 6:30 p.m., challenge your family to a board game of your choice;
• Wednesday, Oct. 15 – At 4 p.m., meet and listen to local writer David Pressgrove as he shares his thoughts, experiences and stories.
Parents of teens are encouraged to celebrate Teen Read Week at home, too.
Gymstar Booster Club holds parking lot sale
Gymstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading Booster Club will host a parking lot garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For information, call Debi Schmidt at 826-0163.
Free Car Care Clinic happening Oct. 11
A free Car Care Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 1150 W. Ninth St. in Craig for single mothers, seniors and the disabled. This is the First Baptist small group project.
At the clinic, cars will have their fluids checked and topped off, anti-freeze tested, tires aired up and treads checked, along with lights, battery connections, horns and wipers. Discounted oil changes and auto repairs may able be arranged as possible.
The clinic is by appointment only. Call Love INC at 826-4400.
Women’s barbershop chorus performs Oct. 5
The Little Snake River, River Queens women’s barbershop chorus will present a program at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at the LSR School music room in Baggs, Wyo. Homemade pie and ice cream will be served afterward in the school cafeteria. Donations will benefit the Baggs Friends of the Library and the Dixon Senior Center. For more information, call 970-583-2477.
Final hunter course Oct. 11 and 12
Due to the overwhelming respond to the last hunter education class offered, one last class will be offered Oct. 11 and 12 at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs.
The class will begin at 9 a.m. each day, and attendance is required both days. The fee will be $10. Students must pick up the manual for class prior to the start of class. Student enrollment is limited to 30 students. Register by call CMC at 870-4444.
For more information call 871-4238 or in the evening after 7 p.m. at 276-2193, and ask for Fran.
Applications now available for parade
The annual Moffat County High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, Oct. 10, on Yampa Avenue and Victory Way.
The parade will begin promptly at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church and end at Safeway parking lot. Parade line-up begins at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.
Anyone who wishes to enter a float in the parade can pick up an application at Moffat County High School second-floor office, 900 Finley Lane, or call DeLaine Brown at 826-6555 or Heather Sweet at 826-6589. All entries must follow the theme of “Bulldog Olympics.” Applications deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 7. Entry costs $25 for school organizations and $30 for other groups.
A reminder: It is in violation of Craig City Ordinance to throw candy.
A veteran in Moffat County is facing a handful of felony charges after police say he broke into a family member’s gun safe while on drugs when they confronted him for pawning an expensive tool.