Craig briefs: Local trash schedule to change for Labor Day |

Craig briefs: Local trash schedule to change for Labor Day

The city of Craig Solid Waste Department will not provide residential trash service on Labor Day, Sept. 7, according to a news release from the city.

Trash will be picked up Sept. 8 for those who normally have trash picked up on Mondays. Sept. 9 and 10 trash schedules will remain the same on their regularly scheduled Thursday and today pick up.

For more information or questions, call City Hall at 970-826-2005 or leave a message at 970-824-3278.

BLM to close trailhead for improvements

The BLM will close Emerald Mountain Trailhead on Cow Creek Road (County Road 45) for about four weeks beginning Wednesday to perform trail improvements. To access this trail system until this project is finished, please use the first gate on Cow Creek Road off of County Road 33.

The BLM is improving the trailhead to provide parking for vehicles and horse trailers to allow access to the Ridge, Beall and Rotary Trails. The BLM is also installing toilet facilities.

For more information on the current improvements and the closure, call Gina Robison at 970-826-5083.

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