Craig Briefs: Office of Surface Mining meeting is Wednesday |

Craig Briefs: Office of Surface Mining meeting is Wednesday

Office of Surface Mining meeting is Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement will host a public participation meeting from 4 to 8 p.m. under the Moffat County Fairgrounds grandstands. The meeting is a step in the 120-day new analysis process OSM has to take to continue mining at Colowyo. The meeting is open to the public.

Haven barbecue, silent auction fundraiser nears

The Haven Assisted Living Center’s annual barbecue and barn dance fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. June 19 at The Haven Community Center in Hayden, 300 S. Shelton Lane. The event will include kids activities, live music with Loose Change and a silent auction. Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for adults, $25 for couples and $40 for families. Children 5 and younger are free.

All proceeds will go toward repairs at The Haven. Tickets can be purchased from Karen Burley at 970-875-1888 and also will be available at the door. To view a list of silent auction items, go to

Senior center to host exercise class, movie

Tammy Workman is leading an exercise or walking class, depending on weather, from the Senior Social Center at the Bell Tower from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday prior to the BYOL — bring your own lunch — and a movie. This week the movie is “Harry and the Hendersons.”

If seniors are looking for more exercise, the two new treadmills and one recumbent bike are ready to go. Also, there is an in-house trainer on the use of the machines. The Senior Social Center is located in the Bell Tower in room 200.