Laurie Hallenbeck: Around the County for Feb. 12
February 11, 2012
Happy birthday to Mindy Yoast, Tim Redmond and Zoe Flannery.
Anniversary wishes to Linda and Ernie Archuleta.
Get well wishes to Gretchen Hayes, who has been feeling under the weather.
Don't forget your valentine on Valentine's Day with a special gift, maybe a gift certificate from a Hayden restaurant, a massage, candy, plants, picture frame or other item from our local merchants in Hayden.
There still are a few Girl Scout cookies floating around. If you want to satisfy that craving, call Lori Laird at 970-846-0782. Remember, the cookies freeze well and are offered only once each year.
The Hayden Public Library is offering some free computer classes during the week. For more information, call the library at 970-276-3777.
The New Age Book Club will be meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at All Natural.
Mark your calendars for Feb. 20, when the Hayden Garden Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Yampa Valley Feeds.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team will play at home against Steamboat Springs on Monday. The games start at 4 p.m. This will be the team's last game until the district tournament.
The boys basketball team will be playing at home at 5:30 p.m. Monday against Steamboat. They then will play Vail Mountain at home at 5 p.m. Friday.
The high school wrestlers will be traveling to the state tournament Thursday to Saturday in Denver.
Happy 21st birthday to Tatum Lombardi. Tatum and about 35 family members and friends traveled to Las Vegas to help Tatum celebrate her birthday. Everyone had a great time.
The Soroco High School girls and boys basketball teams will be playing at home at 1 p.m. Saturday against Battle Mountain.
The Rams wrestlers will be traveling to state Thursday to Feb. 19 in Denver.
On this day in history
■ 1914: In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.
■ 1935: USS Macon, one of the two largest helium-filled airships ever created, crashes into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California and sinks.
■ 1999: President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his impeachment trial.