Craig briefs: Preserving last frontier group meets today
Craig — Preserving the Last Frontier group will meet at 1:30 p.m. today on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program will be presented by Bill Yost about the Yost family who lived on Sage Creek. For more information, call 970-824-6761.
Annual spring bazaar set for 9 am to noon today
The Ladies Mite Society of the Craig Christian Church will host its Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to noon today at 960 W. Victory Way. Proceeds to fund numerous missionaries. For more information, call 970-824-5604.
Group slated to host education tour Tuesday
The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will host a Liberty In Education Tour from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Colorado Northwestern Community College Bell Tower Building in Room 201 at 50 College Drive in Craig. A meeting will be held in Steamboat from noon to 2 p.m. at The Egg and I Restaurant at 325 Anglers Dr. The tour will talk about Common Core.
State gas prices increase, average $2.08 per gallon
Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado rose 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.08 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,158 gas outlets in Colorado.
That compares with the national average that has increased 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.14 per gallon, according to gasoline price website gasbuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Colorado during the past week, prices yesterday were 30.3 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 12.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 10.7 cents per gallon during the past month and stands 38.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
Coffee, newspaper event slated for Wednesday
Join the Saturday Morning Press at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital for its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event. The topic will surround how local law enforcement works to keep drugs out of our community. Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume and Craig Police Department Chief of Police Walt Vanetta will be guest speakers. For more information, call 970-875-1788.
County social services forum scheduled May 11
Moffat County Department of Social Services will host a community forum from 9 to 10:30 a.m. May 11 at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Room 175. A guest speaker from the Colorado Department of Human Services will present information about how residential treatment facilities impact families and youth of Moffat County.
Lauren Rising, with Moffat County Social Services, will give an update on the county’s foster parent program. Snacks will be provided at this free event.
Library survey provides chance for free Kindle
The Hayden Public Library is conducting a survey that can be found at various places across town and at haydenpubliclibrary.org. Those who participate could win a free 7-inch Kindle Fire. The survey is designed to better serve our community.
For an additional chance to win, join Hayden Friends of the Library ($2 annual membership). For more information, call 970-276-3777.
4:19 a.m. On the 900 block of Industrial Avenue, police in Craig responded to a state parks related incident. Craig police said someone was looking around a business with flashlights, but police found the business secure and no crime had been committed.