Craig Briefs: Transport permit applications focus of Dec. 30 meeting
Moffat County will host a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the conference room at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way, to approve a revised transport permit application for oversized loads and a proposed resolution adopting the revised transport permit applications.
The meeting was originally set for Dec. 28, but was later rescheduled.
The public, including interested vehicle owners and operators impacted by the permit, may attend and make oral or written comments regarding the proposed resolution. Written comments may be sent to P.O. Box 667, Craig, 81626.
For more information, call 824-3211.
Receptions set for outgoing CNCC president
The upcoming departure of Colorado Northwestern Community College president John Boyd will be marked by two farewell receptions, with one in Craig and another in Rangely.
On Nov. 19, Boyd announced he would leave CNCC to assume the role of president at Mayland Community College in Spruce Pine, N.C.
Boyd assumes his new position Jan. 10.
The Craig reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 4 at the CNCC’s Bell Tower, 50 College Drive. The Rangely reception will take place at noon at the Weiss Center Bronco Café, 500 Kennedy Dr.
Craig Ford Mercury sponsoring MCHS scholarship program
Jeff Corriveau announced Dec. 17 that Craig Ford Mercury Inc. would join Ford Motor Company in its ongoing commitment to National FFA.
“We’re pleased to be able to support the local chapter and Ford Motor Company in its strong commitment to the National FFA,” Corriveau said in a news release. “All our previous scholarship recipients tell us how grateful they are for the financial support and how the FFA experience has changed their lives.”
Craig Ford Mercury is sponsoring the Built Ford Tough collegiate scholarship program for Moffat County High School, which helps a local student attend the college of his or her choice, according to the release.
Avalanche Awareness sessions slated for Jan. 7 at MCHS
Colorado State Parks, in conjunction with the Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club, will host free Avalanche Awareness sessions Jan. 7 in the auditorium at Moffat County High School.
The sessions are scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m.
A field session will take place at 9 a.m. Jan. 8 at Black Mountain, and will leave from the Freeman Reservoir parking lot. Courtesy sound checks on snowmobiles will take place at the Freeman parking lot that morning.
For more information, call Yampa River State Park at 276-2061.
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