Stories for November 1999


Tuesday, November 30

Ski area serves up local beef

Skiers who bite into burgers at Steamboat Ski Area this season might not know it, but they will be eating local beef bought through a program designed to keep Yampa Valley ranchers in business.

Bulldogs dominate scrimmages

Obituary - James Walter Brazelton

Huge bull elk taken on public land

If a hunter is lucky and skillful, maybe once in a lifetime nature provides an opportunity at an amazing specimen of animal. Brad Witherell of Dinosaur, Colo., got that opportunity during the last weekend of the third big game hunting season this year.

Hayden tid bits

Senior scoop

Willingham, Hogan to wed

Birth announcement - Matai Alistair Curzon

Birth announcement - Matthew Cristopher Crider

Men and women

Relationship resembles apples, oranges

MCHS releases first quarter honor roll

Monday, November 29

Off the Wall

Of car washes and TV hunks

CNCC approves mill-levy decrease

Sunday, November 28

Huck Finn

NAACP attacks literary works in schools

Mule deer questions uncertain

Parade of lights brightens Holidays

Signifying the arrival of Christmas, holiday lights have become a major accessory in the yuletide season. The Craig Lions Club kept the tradition alive with the annual Parade of Lights. The 1999 Christmas Parade of Lights theme was "Twenty-first Century Cowboy Christmas" and was held Saturday evening.

Obituariy - Virginia Rutherford

Obituary - Donald Doolin

Obituary - James Walter Brazelton

Funeral notice - Dorothy Raschke

Bulldogs basketball up, running

Thursday, November 25

Ten Commandment policy killed

A school board reversed its decision to post the Ten Commandments in district offices, saying it could not afford to fight a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Flu, cold season descends on US

Board of Control meeting set

Maybell tid bits

Funeral notice - James Brazelton

Funeral notice - Melvin Cline

Funeral notice - Donald Doolin

Paoching furor should be calmed

Article relates mayor story well

Western Slope looks wide open

TABOR will cause city mill levy decrease next year

The Craig City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance Tuesday that set the 2000 budget, and it's good news for property owners in Craig.

Holiday shopping in question

Funeral notice - Virginia Rutherford

Wednesday, November 24

Ski resorts don't see jump from Monday Noght Football exposure

Something to cheer about

Wildkats bring home trophies

Speak English

Washington mucks up language

Snake River tid bits

Tuesday, November 23

DOW ranch hunting program criticized

Ranching for Wildlife program takes heat from local outfitters, sportsmen

Hunting season is finished this year for most people in Northwest Colorado, but for a select few the season is only half over.

Funeral notice - Lucile Zenor

Mores celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary

Football players earn honors

Ashlimans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

San Francisco

City offers what no other can

Birth announcement - Trevor Uriah Calloway

Hayden tid bits

Dinosaur divided by decision of trustees

Firing of police officer met with public outcry

Funeral notice - Virginia Rutherford

MC 4-H participants earn awards

Dallas based investment firm purchases Colorado newspaper

Monday, November 22

Truck ignites south of Craig

A tractor-trailer truck carrying a load of new cars caught fire on its way to Meeker about 7 p.m. Monday. The truck stopped just south of the Trapper Mine entrance on Colorado Highway 13.

Varsity swimmers getting wet

Off the Wall

Couple late for own wedding

Area martial artists fair well at tournament

Sunday, November 21

Bullpups have busy weekend

Senior scoop

Steamboat editor named publisher of Craig Daily Press

Information may help Blee case

Talks with Sturm not over yet

Denver city officials have continued to talk to billionaire Donald Sturm about his stalled purchase of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche despite their public disagreements.

New combined season aproved

Craig residents instrumental in DOW third combined season change

A contingency of Craig residents scored a victory at the Colorado Wildlife Commission meeting Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, November 18

Proficiency requires focus

Maybell tid bits

4-H to hold awards banquet

Obituary - Lenore U. Voeltzel

Obituary - Robert D. Bailey

Legislative candidate says West Slope issues important

Glenwood, Craig candidates face off in election

Judge errs; Dinosaur recall petition no good

Mayor Blakley to keep his seat on Town Council

A blank line was all the difference needed to determine the future of Dinosaur Mayor Richard Blakley.

Seneca Coal Company achieves safety, reclamation milestones

Delivering energy safely and efficiently while being a responsible steward has enabled the Peabody Group Seneca Mine to earn safety and reclamation honors from the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology and the Colorado Mining Association. The awards were presented at the 102nd National Western Mining Conference in Colorado Springs Nov. 4-5.

Boomers' concept of religion still changing

Wednesday, November 17

It's beginning to look a lot like...

Forest service makes Christmas tree cutting permits available

Blue Cross Blue Shield sale to Anthem closes

The sale of the oldest and second-largest health insurer in Colorado has closed, making it a subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Anthem Insurance Cos.

Obituary - Vergie Pearl Behrman

Youth more positive than thought

Final poacher to spend one year in county jail

Man gets 14 days for each felony count of wildlife destruction in poaching case

Does shot illegally, their fawns left to die, alleged drug use and a lack of remorse contributed to a sentence in 14th Judicial District Court for a crime Colorado Division of Wildlife officers classified as the worst wildlife crime in the modern history of the state.

Obituary - Bella DeLazzer

Prayers, friends help heal trauma

Tuesday, November 16

Safety center project begins

Sturm makes new offer in bid for teams and Pepsi Center

Billionaire Donald Sturm is trying to breathe new life into his $461 million deal to buy the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and the Pepsi Center from Ascent Entertainment Group.

Newsman proposes new press box

Media says new press box at high school football field needed

Speechsters place second in Grand Junction

Hayden tid bits

Well pump tank engulfed in flames

The golf course is usually a place people go to relieve stress, but Tuesday afternoon a natural gas pump storage tank near the golf course was the source of stress for Craig Fire/Rescue and the Moffat County Sheriff's Department.


Depressing sight promoted in movie

Many CIS students make it onto the honor roll

Monday, November 15

Many names left out of Denver listings

Reach out and touch who?

The fedora-topped man with the magnifying glass in the logo for the US West Dex phone directory will have to look mighty hard to find people with the last names of ''Allen'' and ones that start with ''G.''

Second poacher sentenced for killing wildlife

Tipton to spend six months in Moffat County Jail for spotlighting, killing animals

Stanley Tipton, 18, the second of three men convicted of killing pronghorn antelope and mule deer in Moffat County has pleaded guilty and was issued his sentence Monday.

Off The Wall

Paradise lost in gene pool

Sunday, November 14

Funeral notice - Barbara Steele

Venture capital on track to set record

Venture capital continued to flow into Colorado at an unprecedented pace in the third quarter, bringing $307.2 million to 38 companies.

Reds down Bulldogs 41-14

Dinosaur needs to be told the truth

Hunter numbers still down in Craig

Third big game season brings more hunters, but overall numbers remain low

Funeral Notice - Lenore Voeltzel

Several businesses caught selling to minor

Eight of 12 Craig businesses sold alcohol to underage person during recent 'sting'

Of 12 Craig businesses targeted by a law enforcement sting, eight were caught selling alcohol to minors.

Thursday, November 11

AT&T plans nearly $3 billion in upgrades to TCI network

AT&T Broadband and Internet Services said work on upgrading the TCI network to provide television, phone service and Internet access is not in trouble despite the departure of CEO Leo Hindery.

Colorado Electricity Advisory Panel votes against electric deregulation

Panel recommends Legislature open regulations on electric industry

Mann, McCloud announce engagement

Wright, Turner plan upcoming wedding

Veterans honor those who sacrificed in service

With respect for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, a crowd gathered outside Moffat County Courthouse Thursday to honor veterans.

Rowland, Hughes announce wedding

Alpha Tau holds pin ceremony

Hobson kept faith

Officer gets away with 'accident'

Senior scoop

Birth announcement - Kieran Abrin Knoke

Birth announcement - Dusty Lee Lester

Birth announcement - Gabrielle Payge Vanderveen

Birth announcement - Kaylee Marie Springer

Funeral notice - Lenore Voeltzel

Maybell tid bits

Bulldogs head into playoffs

Wednesday, November 10

Bulldogs rack up tackles

Teen charged with several felonies in alleged thefts

A rash of burglaries and vandalism in August and September has been stalled after the person police believe to be the culprit has been arrested.

Funeral notice - Steve Gallegos

Funeral notice - Barbara Steele

Snake River tid bits

Christmas tree sellers set for high sales

Judge rules recall petition OK

Dinosaur town mayor to undergo recall election

Remember veterans who served

Tuesday, November 9

Craig Middle School honors superior students

Obituary - William J. "Jack" Binder

Veterans ask people to remember

Maybell school honors veterans

Microsoft sued for abusing monopoly power

De-Brucing, term limit issues pass easily in Hayden election

Hayden tid bits

Obituary - Dr. Robert Todd Mason

Obituary - Ryan R. Empson

Man suffers from gunshot wound outside City Hall

The Craig Police Department didn't have far to go to investigate a shooting Tuesday. One could say it was curb side service.

Monday, November 8

Colorado growth may be slowing

Funeral notices - Bella Delazzer

Funeral notices - Steve Gallegos

MCHS runners off to Wisconsin

Officer resigns during investigations

Criminal charges have been avoided, but a break in policy has led the Craig Police Department to hand out one of the most severe penalties available.

Off the Wall

Mean can learn all about women

Sunday, November 7

Microsoft looks to cut deal

The judge's blunt language in declaring Microsoft a monopoly Friday could prompt the combative software maker to seek a truce in its war with the government instead of dragging the case out with court appeals, industry analysts said.

Funeral notice - Bella DeLazzer

Awareness key to fighting diabetes

Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) rules for local calling areas have changed, and that's good news for Northwest Colorado.


Laws toss Constitution out window

PUC changes may help in local calling area

Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) rules for local calling areas have changed, and that's good news for Northwest Colorado.

Thursday, November 4

Hunter caught carrying more than elk

Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) district manager Rich Antonio believed he was making a routine game check Wednesday when he pulled over a pick-up truck with an elk in the back. During a search of the vehicle he found more than the elk.

Safety center meeting set

A long way to run

Area runner off to New York City Marathon

Packard Bell pulls PCs from market, cuts staff

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) — Packard Bell NEC Inc., once the largest U.S. maker of personal computers for consumers, is pulling most of its home PCs from stores because of millions in losses.

Critics call for limits on proselytizing

A Southern Baptist Convention official says he knows that critics say it is arrogant to target Hindus, Jews and Muslims for conversion on their holiest of days.

Clinton's plan hinders everyone

Where's justice for Craig police?

MCHS spikers earn awards

Thief preys on wrong mark

Young thief gets caught red-handed by Lions

Weed bounty brings success

Wednesday, November 3

More than the bear minimum

Bear harvest tops previous record with 647 taken

Lifesavers helps unwanted pets

Partners helping make difference

Fourteen-year-old Stephanie was suffering from depression, low self-esteem, school problems and did not have any positive relationships with adults. Her mother was mentally ill and Stephanie was the victim of abuse. Stephanie desperately needed something in her life. She found what she needed in the Partners Program.

Spook house a big hit with youth

Fire districts burns money

Mail vs Male makes mess

Author sues AOL over 'male-mail'

The author of a book titled ''You've Got Male'' is suing America Online, alleging the Internet giant is blocking access to her Web site because the title closely resembles its e-mail catchphrase, ''You've Got Mail.''

Tuesday, November 2

Obituary - Ray Arthur Hobson

Speech team racks up points

Good citizens earn rewards

Student news

Hayden tid bits

Plymouth runs out of gas

School board gets new members

Moffat county ends TABOR

Obituary - Marzella G. Bowden

Obituary - Ronald E. Brintnall

Obituary - George L. Dixon

Birth announcement - McKenzie Mercer

Birth announcement - Truth Sierra Hafey

Moffat County split on transportation

Moffat County residents were split 50/50 over a ballot question that would ease congestion on Eastern Slope highways an almost unheard of vote tally.


Animal activists deserve laughter

Monday, November 1

Group specializes in drug abuse prevention

Campaign currently aimed at hunters

Funeral notice - Ryan Empson

Craig police officer injured in weekend brawl

Craig Police Department Officer Jeffrey Carlson was assaulted Sunday night while trying to break up a bar fight at the Holiday Inn. According to Public Information Officer Lt. John Forgay, Carlson was bruised, but not seriously injured.

Off the Wall

Tornado damage not as bad as marriage