Craig Briefs: Two services to honor crash victim |

Craig Briefs: Two services to honor crash victim

Russell Walsh, 16, of Craig, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash north of Maybell on Saturday, will be memorialized during two occasions this week.

A community balloon vigil will take place at 6 p.m. today on the Moffat County High School football field, 900 Finley Lane.

A funeral will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way.

The family asks memorial donations be made to the Moffat County High School chapter of FFA. Send donations in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave.

Candidate’s wife to appear in Craig

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Perry Buck, wife of Ken Buck, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is slated to appear this week in Craig.

She will visit with voters at 2 p.m. Friday at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. The event is open to the public.

REPS offers suicide prevention training

Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is slated to present Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St.

Participants will learn to recognize suicide and depression warning signs, apply a model for intervention, and how to link people with community resources.

The workshop lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided.

Donations are accepted.

One continuing education credit through Adams State College for the course is available for $55.

To enroll in the ASIST training, call 875-2941.

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