Craig Briefs: Love INC hosts Back-to-School Fair |

Craig Briefs: Love INC hosts Back-to-School Fair

Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.

The event is open to students ages preschool through high school and their families, featuring school supplies for the coming year as well as things like haircuts. Food, games and prizes also will be offered at the fair.

Love INC also is collecting donations of gently used, clean children’s clothing through Friday. Drop off donations at the Love INC clearinghouse at 656 School St.

Additionally, low-cost immunizations for kids will also be available at the fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Bring immunization records and insurance cards (if you have one).

For more information, call 970-826-4400.

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Humane Society to host fundraiser in Craig

The Humane Society of Moffat County will host a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Thunder Rolls Bowling Alley in Craig.

The cost is $25 per person, and a light dinner will be served. Registration forms can be found at http://www.humane The Bank of Colorado will match all proceeds up to $2,500. All monies will help the Humane Society and the animals it houses.

Bears Ears Patriots host afternoon fundraiser

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots is hosting an afternoon of family fun from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds covered picnic area. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served, and live music also will be on hand. Suggested donation is $5 per plate, $3 for children and 65 and older and free for service men and women. For more information, call 970-824-9792.

Average Colorado gas prices are on the rise

Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.61 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,158 gas outlets in Colorado.

The figure compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.47 per gallon, according to gasoline price website

Including the change in gas prices in Colorado during the past week, prices Sunday were 7.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 1.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has decreased 15.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 8.2 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

MCHS Class of 1964 will hold 50th class reunion

Moffat County High School Class of 1964 will have its 50th class reunion Friday through Sunday. Activities include:

■ Thursday — Early arrivals meet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 6 p.m.

■ Friday — Informal meet-and-greet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 6 p.m.

■ Saturday — Catered dinner at Hampton Inn & Suites, 6 p.m. BYOB after-dinner drinks.

■ Sunday — Breakfast buffet at O.P. Bar & Grill, 8 a.m. to noon, optional.

The cost is $25 per person. The class still is missing address for the following: Floyd Berham, Jim Gerber, Gray Hibbard, Tom Maneotis, Betty Manley, Cheryl McCall, Laurel Osborn Kuhlen, Glen Turner, Rodney Updike, Ervan Watson and Larry Zimmerman. Send information to Bill and Linda Kitzhaber at 211 Avenue NE, Childress, Texas, 79201, or call 970-585-8967.

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