News briefs for Nov. 9
The Boys & Girls Club of Craig, as part of its annual fundraiser, will host a “Cowboy Christmas” on Dec. 3.
Tickets are $30 each and go on sale Nov. 25. The event, at 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40, includes dinner, live music, line dancing, casino-style gambling and recognition awards.
The ticket includes dinner and 10 gaming chips.
Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased through the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. For information, call Terry Doherty 826-0411.
Marijuana-possession suspects post bail
Two Wisconsin men, arrested Saturday and charged with possession of 30 pounds of marijuana, have been released from the Moffat County Jail after each posting $5,000 bond. A third man also arrested on the same charges isn’t eligible to post bond because of a probation violation.
Jeff Skaife, 27, of Waunakee, Wis. posted bail Sunday, and Jason Swanson, 22, of Madison, Wis. posted bail Monday.
Dustin Dienberg, 21, of Edgerton, Wis., is being held on the probation violation.
The men were arrested after Moffat County Sheriff’s deputies reported finding eight vacuum-sealed bags containing 30 pounds of marijuana in a Mitsubishi Montero. The men were arrested after deputies pulled over the car for speeding.
On Tuesday, Moffat County Sheriff Buddy Grinstead said deputies also found $1,400 in cash in the car at the time of the arrest.
All three men are due in Moffat County Court on Nov. 16 to be advised of charges.
Daily Press to form editorial board
The Craig Daily Press is seeking community members who want to weigh in on issues affecting Moffat County.
As part of The Daily Press’ editorial board, community members commit less than an hour a week to offer ideas and views about matters of public concern.
Editorial board community members serve three-month terms.
Anyone interested in joining the editorial board should call editor Laura Elder, 824-7031.
Performing Arts Project planning auditions
The Craig Performing Arts Project will hold auditions this month for a short play set at the turn of the century.
The cast calls for six men, six women and five male or female extras.
Auditions are at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 6 p.m. Nov. 18. Call 824-5116.
Holiday food baskets available from Interfaith
The Interfaith Food Bank is offering holiday food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The deadline for completed forms is Friday for Thanksgiving and Dec. 2 for Christmas. Pick-up times are from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 22 and Dec. 13. Participants can pick up their baskets at the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse, 1055 Moffat County Road 7.
For information, call 824-7355.
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Update 11:40 a.m.: Moffat County School District placed Moffat County High School in a shelter in place Wednesday morning around 10:30 a.m. after receiving a request from Craig Police Department for a shelter in place.