Craig briefs: Moffat County Democrats meeting is on Monday |

Craig briefs: Moffat County Democrats meeting is on Monday

The Moffat County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the American Legion Post. The program for the meeting is “Sequestration and Its Impact on Moffat County.” The party invites everyone to attend and bring any examples or information they may have on the topic. For more information, call Jo Ann Baxter at 970-824-3049.

Chip seal project runs Tuesday through Aug. 1

The Moffat County Road Department will be starting a chip seal project Tuesday through Aug. 1 on Moffat County Road 7 north of the intersection of County Roads 7 and 183 (the bypass) to the end of the pavement. There will be traffic delays while they are putting the chips and oil down. For more information, call 970-824-3211.

Field dressing big game class coming to Grand

With the big game hunting seasons approaching quickly, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer a free seminar to teach novice hunters how to care for their harvested animal from the field to the table at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at the agency’s regional office at 711 Independent Ave.
Colorado hunting regulations require that all big game animals be prepared for human consumption as soon as possible after being harvested.

Other topics include deboning, quartering, the best cuts for table fare and suggestions for transporting the meat out of the field.
Registration for the class is required and is limited to the first 20 that sign-up. Visit, or call 970-255-6100 to reserve your spot.

■ Who: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

■ What: ‘Field Processing Big Game’ class

■ When: 6 p.m., Aug. 7

■ Where: Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Regional Office, 711 Independent Ave., Grand Junction

■ Registration: or call 970-255-6100.

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