News briefs for May 23 |

News briefs for May 23

BLM land-planning meeting Tuesday

Attention all off-road vehicle owners: If you take a vehicle off a county road on Bureau of Land Management land, you will be affected in the future by what is happening in the BLM planning process. If you want to have a say in the planning of future off-road use, you need to come to a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds at the Pavilion in Craig. Proposals will be discussed that will be given to the BLM for consideration in the Resource Management Plan planning process. Call 824-2683.

Job fair to be held Thursday at CMC

The Colorado Department of Labor, through the Steam-boat Springs Workforce Center, is hosting a 2005 Job Fair in coordination with Colorado Mountain College from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the gym at Colorado Mountain College. Many area employers have confirmed their attendance and are ready to talk about aspects of job requirements and pay, and are eager to take resumes and applications. KIDN, the Mountain Radio Station, will be at the fair and will take applications and resumes as an area employer.

If you are interested in participating as an employer, it is not too late to reserve a space. Call Steamboat Springs Workforce Center at 879-3075. There is no cost to participate or to attend, and everyone is welcome.

Golf tourney to benefit Boys & Girls Club

The Third Annual Isidro Arroyo Memorial Golf Tournament at the Yampa Valley Golf Course begins at 8 a.m June 11. This is a four-person team competition, with all proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. The cost of the event is $40 and includes lunch. Call Joe Arroyo at 824-2677.

Dog trial in Maybell from Friday to May 30

There will be a sanctioned dog trial in Maybell from Friday to May 30. See dogs and their handlers work their way through obstacle courses, jumps, tunnels, and weaves. Call Lori at 824-4159.

Sheriff’s Office hosting golf tournament

The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office wil1 be hosting the 18th annual Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Each year, the department hosts this tournament to raise funds to award scholarships to Moffat County High School Graduates.

The golf tournament will be held June 4 at the Yampa Valley Golf Course. The tournament will be a four-man scramble format team event. Other events will be long-drive and closest-to-the-pin contests and a chipping pond. Other surprises may await participants.

Anyone interested playing golf is invited to attend. No golf handicap is required, and an ability to play golf is not even necessary (as proven by some past participants.)

Interested competitors can call Rick Holford at 826-2308, K.C. Hume at 826-2310 or Jerry Hoberg at 826-2306. Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course or the Sheriff’s Office. More than $48,000 in scholarships has been awarded to date.

Everyone is invited join in this fun event. All proceeds from the fund-raiser go to to the scholarship fund.

Museum hosting

energy-boom exhibit

The Museum of Northwest Colorado is hosting an exhibit highlighting the challenges of a small town facing the energy boom of the 1970s, featuring photos from Craig photographer Keith Gillam. Admission is free. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 824-6360.

Craig Rec Department offering swim lessons

The Craig Park and Recreation Department is offering swimming lessons beginning June 20 for children ages 3 through 17. Classes are Monday through Thursday and last for two weeks. The fee is $25. For more information, call 826-2029.

Register for youth

tennis by Thursday

The Craig Park and Recreation Department is offering youth tennis lessons on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at the Lincoln Street Courts starting June 6. The deadline to register is Thursday. The fee is $25.

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