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 be held at 6 p.m. Thursday on the Moffat County High School football field, 900 Finley Lane.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way.
The family asks memorial donations be made to the Moffat County High School chapter of the FFA. Send donations care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave.
Suicide prevention training offered
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.
Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is slated to present Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training on Tuesday and Oct. 27 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.
Ladies’ conference set for November
The Fall Fresh on Him ladies’ conference has been scheduled for Nov. 12 and 13 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court.
The event will feature Sari Cobb speaking and Stacey Mathers performing music.
The conference fee is $15, and the event is sponsored by the High Country Bap-
Call Dee at 824-5000 by Oct. 30 to reserve a spot.
Call the Hampton Inn at 826-9900 for a lodging reservation, and ask for the retreat rate.
Baggs photo club set to host exhibit
The Snake River Shutterbugs Photography Club is hosting its first Baggs Photography Show later this month.
The photo gallery, with 12 exhibitors, will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Little Snake River Valley School, 333 N. Main St., in Baggs, Wyo.
Visitors can view a variety of photographic themes, participate in a photo raffle and pre-order the first Snake River Valley Photo Book.
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