Thursday, December 30
NEW YORK (AP) The Nasdaq composite index extended its record-setting gains today, further eclipsing the 4,000 milestone as Wall Street's fascination with technology stocks persisted.
Woman rings in New Year as only female firefighter
As an emergency medical technician on the ambulance crew, school teacher Kamisha Begay responds to many heart-wrenching accidents.
Reader passes on Millennium Greeting
Wednesday, December 29
Gun goes off in vehicle during hunting excursion outside Maybell
A man shot Wednesday in a late-season hunting accident is in a local hospital.
Nation's students receive short end of education
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, additional evidence that employers continue to have trouble finding workers as the year draws to a close.
Churches, lounges offer activities for people of all ages to welcome in new millennium
Tuesday, December 28
Middle ground could upset 2000 vote
The face of hockey in the valley
If there is a face to the sport of hockey in the Yampa Valley it would be Jim Fournier.
Dan Rucks decided he had to have a third-generation Mazda RX-7 before it dawned on him that finding a decent one was going to be a chore.
A decade in verse
Monday, December 27
With the nation's farm economy the way it is, Scott and Kim DesEnfants count themselves among the lucky. Beef prices have risen so much that the Wyoming cattle ranchers plan to pay off much of the $80,000 debt they've accumulated the past few years.
City could be responsible for paying attorney fees, damages after losing lawsuit
The city of Craig has lost ownership of the Estey-Simpson reservoir site for good.
Thursday, December 23
The ice has formed on most of Northwest Colorado's lakes ponds and rivers, but just because there has been some cold weather recently doesn't necessarily mean the frozen surfaces are safe.
Time to reflect on days at hand
Searches can tear apart welfare families
Wednesday, December 22
Money used to fund additional school resource officer
Life gets interesting around states east of Mississippi
Tuesday, December 21
Life in ski towns not perfect world for all residents
Monday, December 20
After 2 1/2 years of complaints, Craig resident Donna Baron may finally get what she asked for silence.
Lawsuit filed by former inmate scheduled for trial in 2000
A trial date has been set for Dec. 4, 2000, in a lawsuit against Moffat County Sheriff's Department Deputy Lynn Holmes and the Moffat County Sheriff's Department. Both Holmes and the Sheriff's Department have denied allegations in a lawsuit alleging Holmes failed to protect a former inmate of the jail.
Raising teenager no picnic for parents
Sunday, December 19
A Craig Intermediate School (CIS) student was suspended for 17 days after school officials found a "hit list" in her possession Dec. 14. The list contained the names of classmates.
In Moffat County, 42 percent of eligible children signed up for state insurance program
Church vs. state erupts in Milwaukee
Thursday, December 16
What started out slow has turned into a downhill dash as the 1999 Media Holiday Drive closes.
Man gets 90 days after supplying alcohol
Disputes over payments from the largest health maintenance organization in Colorado have prompted a group representing 1,000 doctors to disband.
Husband gives gifts in own style
Ideal still alive through government abstract book
University of Notre Dame professor Lawrence Cunningham doesn't feel he needs approval from his local bishop to teach his theology classes.
Wednesday, December 15
Title and duties fall to the wayside
Tuesday, December 14
Concerts, performances fill holiday agenda
Possibly more than a dozen elk were poached by hunters Nov. 30 on land north of Craig along Moffat County Road 22.
Ordinance to open parks until midnight passes 6-1 at Tuesday night Council meeting
Other progams helping minorities not illegal
Monday, December 13
Thursday, December 9
A roof caught fire at the Tri-State Generation and Transmission electric power plant Thursday and Craig Fire/Rescue firefighters doused the flames after scaling to new heights.
In a bid to increase its presence in Asia, General Motors Corp. will spend $1.4 billion for a 20 percent stake in Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., the Japanese automaker that builds Subarus.
Attitudes of isolation merge onto streets of America
Wednesday, December 8
Leftist ideas get in way of food products
Poetry by Al Romano
Tuesday, December 7
Jerry Hoberg earns law enforcement officer of year award
Advocates Crisis Support Services has selected the 1999 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Moffat County Sheriff's Department Undersheriff Jerry Hoberg.
Monday, December 6
Llewelyn Mattern, 53, of Craig was injured Sunday evening after his 1985 Buick Regal rolled on U.S. Highway 40 on the east side of town near KOA Campground.
Book signing catches plenty of criticism for author
Sunday, December 5
The Moffat County United Way Campaign is heading down the home stretch and it is beginning to look like organizers have been able to reach its $250,000 goal.
Scales tip away from affirmative action
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Slapping a millennium logo onto a baseball cap or stitching the number 2000 across a T-shirt doesn't necessarily guarantee a sale.
Thursday, December 2
Santa's elves are busying themselves making toys in the high school wood shop. The "elves," Moffat County High School (MCHS) students in advanced wood classes, and their work area, proclaimed "Santa's Wood Shop," are getting into the spirit by constructing handmade products for area children.
From the fourth floor of his dormitory building, a college student "mooned" other students on the ground and in the process fell from the window. He attempted to sue the college for not making him aware of the dangers of living on the fourth floor. The case was dismissed.
Wednesday, December 1
Things are looking up at The Memorial Hospital (TMH) in terms of the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997. The BBA was wreaking havoc on rural hospitals because the numbers of Medicare patients continued to rise, but reimbursement payments did not keep up.