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Craig briefs: Preserving the Last Frontier to meet today

— Preserving The Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. today on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, located at 633 Ledford St. The program will feature Richard Estey and Lou Wyman and detail the Yampa River adventure Conway Irick and Ed Jackson took in 1941. For more information, call 970-824-6761.

Newspaper launches new app for smartphones

The Craig Daily Press launched its new app, available for both Apple and Android users.

The app offers users an opportunity to read the newspaper's e-edition, receive push notifications on breaking news and receive the latest news published on the Daily Press' website.

Visit Apple store or Android market to download the app.

Artisans sought for area spring pop-up gallery

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Area artisans are invited to apply for a spring pop-up gallery that will take place April 14 to 16 in Craig. The gallery will be juried by an independent group looking for quality and craftsmanship in work of artists living in western Colorado. All mediums will be considered and welcome. Applications can be submitted online only, and the deadline is 5 p.m. Monday March 28. To request an application or for more information, email yampvalleyartisans@gmail.com.

Coffee, newspaper event slated for April 6

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event at 7 a.m. April 6 at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. Discussion will focus on the evolution of the newspaper industry and its changing patterns.

The talk will include an overview of the history of the newspaper, circulation, advertising and the news-gathering process, information about Craig Daily Press' new app and a look at the tools reporters use to engage with readers and the day-to-day process of publishing a daily newspaper.

For more information, call publisher Renee Campbell at 970-875-1788.