News briefs for April 25 |

News briefs for April 25

Tryouts for the 12-and-younger Northwest Colorado Lynx baseball team will be at 5:30 p.m. today and Wednesday at Woodbury Park. The team will be competing this summer in Triple Crown tournaments across the state. Call Shane Camilletti at 824-7877.

Special Olympics needs hay bales for dance
Special Olympics needs at least 100 small bales of hay or straw for its dinner and dance May 13 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
Call 824-022 or 824-2558.

Grand Olde West Days parade needs entries
Entries are needed for the 2005 Grand Olde West Days parade. The theme is Ramblin’ and Gamblin’. The parade is at 1 p.m. May 28. Call Karen Brown at 824-7898.

Mite Society holds spring bazaar Saturday
The Mite Society of the Christian Church will hold its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale in the church fellowship hall, 960 W. Victory Way, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
The bazaar will feature a variety of gifts and crafts, as well as baked goods. Sweet rolls and coffee or tea will be available for patrons. The Joy Circle will have a plant sale at the same time and location.

Take part in Craig’s Cinco de Mayo festival
Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada and the city of Craig invite you to take part in the first annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration. The event will be from noon to 6 p.m. May 7 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. There will be a mariachi band, Mexican food and fun for the entire family. If you have questions or would like to donate to the event, call 846-8728 or 846-5521.
Comunidad Integrada y la ciudad de Craig te invitan a participar en el primer anual celebración del Cinco de Mayo. El evento va a ser Sabado, el 7 de mayo de 12 a 6 p.m. a los Fairgrounds de Craig. ¡Estará un mariachi, comida mexicana y diversión para la familia entera! Si tienes preguntas or quisieras donar al evento, favor de llamar a 846-8728 o 846-5521.

BLM trades vehicles for two hybrid SUVs
The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office recently traded in two full-size vehicles for two hybrid sports utility vehicles. By using these fuel-efficient, gas/electric 4-wheel drive vehicles, the LSFO plans to reduce vehicle costs and improve overall fleet mileage, ultimately saving taxpayers money.
“These new replacements get about 30 mpg, about double the vehicles they replaced,” assistant field manager Jerry Strahan. “They are going to be used primarly by the LSFO Energy and Minerals staff so we’re going to be saving energy while we develop and monitor energy supply projects on public lands in Northwest Colorado.
Call Jerry Strahan at 826-5099.

Cyclists, register now for Courage Classic
Registration is open for The Children’s Hospital’s 16th annual Courage Classic cycling event. The Classic offers something for nearly everyone with a variety of options.
Registration is easy and can be done online at or by calling 303-456-9704.

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