Tag Archives: Veterans Day

Celebrate Veterans Day Today

veterans-dayToday is Veterans Day. There are many events and activities for veterans in Northwest Colorado Friday, to thank vets for their service to our country and our way of life. Veterans and current active duty military will receive free entrance Friday at all Colorado State Parks. They will still have to purchase hunting, camping, and fishing licenses if they plan on participating in those activities. Moffat County High Continue reading

Free Lunch For Veterans On Veterans Day

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals will be holding a spaghetti lunch for Veterans this Friday for Veterans Day. The lunch will be held at the VFW post in Craig from 11:45 to 1. All veterans in the area are welcome and encouraged to Continue reading

Veterans Day Activities in Craig

VFWToday is Veterans Day, and the Craig VFW and American Legion Posts will celebrate with local school children. At 8 this morning, there will be a flag raising at Sunset Elementary School. Then at 9, veterans will visit Moffat County High School for an assembly at 9. The assembly will include speakers and a veterans’ forum. At 11, they will Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offers Free Admittance for Vets

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife offers all military men and women free admission to state parks on Veterans Day. To obtain free admission to a state park, veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families must show a valid active, reserve or retired military identification card, an identification card from the Veterans’ Continue reading

Government Offices and Banks Closed Today

4th-of-july-300Those trying to get to the bank or contact government offices today are finding that those entities are closed in observation of the Independence Day holiday. Today is considered the official observance of the day by the federal government. Many people are used to seeing those entities close on Mondays when a federal holiday falls on the weekend, however that’s not Continue reading

Lawmakers to Debate Pensions, Juvenile Shackling, and Vets

co-state-capitol-300Still to come this week in the Colorado Legislature, lawmakers worried about shackles and restraints used on juvenile offenders want to change such policies in judicial districts. A proposal up for its first hearing in a House Continue reading

CMC Offers Special Rates for Veterans

colorado-mountain-college-3Today is Veteran’s Day, and Colorado Mountain College is taking the time to remind veterans interested in furthering their education that they have special in-district tuition rates for veterans and active service members, no matter where they reside. The discount is not confined to on-campus classes. Those that want to get their Continue reading

Veterans Can Visit Parks Free on Veterans Day

VETERANSThe National Park Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife offer all military men and women free admission to state and national parks on Veterans Day. That includes Dinosaur National Monument. To obtain free admission to a park, veterans, active duty military personnel and their families must show a valid active, reserve Continue reading

Memorial Day – What You Should Know

memorial-day-wallpapersMemorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday wherein the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces are remembered. The holiday, which is Continue reading