Monday, January 31
Legislature deals with several bills
Coloradans would save a total of $22 million on their electric bills under a proposed settlement agreement filed Monday in the planned merger of New Century Energies and Minnesota-based Northern States Power.
Onces classy chassis, wife now just wrecked
Ice Dawgs start season
Thomas Longinotti, 19, was charged with aggravated motor vehicle theft, criminal mischief and attempted escape after he left Correctional Placement Alternative Systems (CAPS) in Craig without permission, stole a Craig resident's vehicle and left town.
Sunday, January 30
Students study the Solar system
Lockheed Martin Corp. slashed its dividend in half Friday, continuing a belt-tightening that already includes plans for 2,800 new job cuts in an attempt to reverse setbacks at its aerospace and aviation businesses.
Colorado is close to breaking the record for most avalanche deaths in a year. A record that the people who work for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) would rather not see.
Saturday, January 29
Socked by $1 billion in losses from bank failures, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is proposing doubling the minimum required funding for banks that specialize in risky loans to people with damaged credit histories.
Thursday, January 27
NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP) — As farmers head to banks to arrange loans for spring planting, some will be turned down following losses during last season's drought. Some will become depressed again and will need help. Farmer Richard Jameson has been there, and he knows.
Wednesday, January 26
Four petitions to be circulated to make changes to city nuisance ordinance
Craig resident Dave Manley has set out to prove his belief that the city nuisance ordinance doesn't have wide public support. On Saturday, he will begin circulating four petitions to change portions of the ordinance.
Tuesday, January 25
Industrial ceramics maker CoorsTek Inc. on Tuesday reported a 56 percent increase in annual net income behind a strong performance in the semiconductor sector and acquisitions completed in the first quarter.
Board says 'no' to including 'Parent Power' brochure in monthly school newsletter
The Hayden infant whose father is accused of violently shaking him is being cared for by child welfare agents. Fourteenth Judicial District Attorney Paul McLimans confirmed Tuesday that 11-week-old Matthew Crider is in the custody of the Routt County Human Services Department.
Task force releases 34 recommendations
Democratic candidates work to sway electorate
Monday, January 24
District court judge denies motion to move case, suppress evidence
In response to a request filed by defense attorney Kristopher Hammond, 14th Judicial District Court Judge Joel Thompson denied the motion to change venue and part of a motion to suppress evidence in the manslaughter case against Luree Highpines Nelums, 44.
Sunday, January 23
Colorado casinos have record year
Colorado casinos hit the jackpot in 1999.
Wildlife Commission changes face of big game hunting in 2000
New Dems puch big ideas on classroom reform
After five years of searching, Craig firefighters are planning to buy property on which to build a fire training center.
Thursday, January 20
The City of Craig and Colorado Northwestern Community College-Craig decided to put in extra time and money to ensure The Center of Craig is complete when it opens following extensive renovation.
Strange new number brings quizzical, futuristic outlook
Wednesday, January 19
The slick real estate brochure ballyhoos mountaintop retreats amid hundreds of acres of wilderness, offering the ultimate in privacy and great views. One deal even throws in a helicopter.
After 250 hours of work, Brian Haslem of Craig organized, built and completed a sign at the junction of Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, the Three Corners Monument (near Dutch John, Utah).
Tuesday, January 18
Intercepting warheads becomes focus
Emotional Colorado State Patrol trooper advised of felony charge, infant in critical condition
Colorado State Patrol trooper Wesley Crider sobbed Tuesday when he heard in court that his 2-month-old baby, whom he's accused of abusing, is expected to die.
Monday, January 17
Infant in critical condition
A Colorado State Patrol trooper assigned to Routt County has been charged with child abuse after allegedly shaking his 9-week-old baby at his Hayden residence Saturday.
Two foes join forces to change policy
Sunday, January 16
Resident attempts suicide in Irish Canyon before local police serve arrest warrant
Craig resident Grant P. Taylor, 32, was charged Dec. 31 for receiving child pornography through the mail. Because of publicity surrounding that charge, a resident of Craig came forward accusing Taylor of sexually assaulting a child.
Debate on rights falls before the Supreme Court
Thursday, January 13
Swimmers want more fast times
Thomas Longinotti, 19, escaped detection from law enforcement seven times before being caught in a stolen vehicle. He then escaped in May from Correctional Alternative Placement Systems (CAPS) of Craig, but wasn't free for long. Less than a week after his escape, Longinotti was apprehended by officers in La Plata County, who arrested him in another vehicle he stole from a Craig resident while on the run.
A class action suit has been filed in federal court in Colorado against Microsoft, claiming damages for the company's alleged monopolistic practices.
A decade ago, Stephen Butt says he was happily married, busy with his church and working as a cult exit counselor in Maine. His work with a young woman who had been abused by a cult took an unexpected direction. She became his wife.
Brides stumble over 'obey' in vows
Wednesday, January 12
A group of US West retirees has asked Minnesota regulators not to approve the company's planned merger with Qwest Communications International unless more pension protections are established.
Moffat County Sheriff's Department deputy Gary Nichols is investigating an incident disturbing to law enforcement officials.
School districts across the nation required by statute to provide adequate services to disabled students
Teacher trip provided information about leading student field trips to monument
Future of the west possibly stranger than fiction
Tuesday, January 11
Storage Technology in the next month will consolidate its six business units into two, the latest effort to turn the company's poor financial situation around.
Search for American delight produces never-ending trail
Several Craig residents whose homes border Woodbury Park attended the Tuesday night Craig City Council meeting to protest an ordinance extending park hours.
Monday, January 10
Sound science comes to rescue of true love
With almost a year of existence under its belt, members of the Moffat County Youth Services Council are pleased with its accomplishments. It has sponsored several activities that give youth a taste of what they can do instead of drugs and alcohol.
Husband and wife team up for successful hunt
Wildlife commission considers changes to big-game season
Fewer hunting licenses may be available to the public for certain game management units in Northwest Colorado if the Colorado Wildlife Commission adopts final proposals at its meeting this week.
Sunday, January 9
The Colorado State University Cooperative Extension has some new technology to offer as it goes into the 21st century. The program has developed an electronic, Web-based newsletter.
The City Council wants to capitalize on its gambling wealth by diversifying its business community.
Issues, not echoes, need attention
Thursday, January 6
Local governments fear losing sales tax revenue due to Internet
Services may be high and funds adequate now, but local government officials say they will eventually need to collect sales tax on billions of dollars in Internet transactions to avoid erosion in services such as police protection and street improvement projects.
Wednesday, January 5
The chairman and chief executive of New Century Energies is advancing his departure from the utility company as it prepares to merge with Northern States Power.
Rancher fights anti-trapping law
Since state voters enacted Amendment 14 in 1996, use of some types of traps for predators and other animals has been illegal in Colorado. That could change due to a court case in Pitkin County.
Tuesday, January 4
In a bid to generate air traffic during the usually slow winter and early spring months, three major airlines are following Southwest Airlines' lead in slashing ticket prices.
The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is ready to unveil a plan that would give some flexibility in fighting wildland fires. The new Fire Management Plan allows the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to let some fires burn, controlled, without any attempts to stop them.
Officials anticipate rebound in livestock prices in 2000
Firefighters just say no because of dangerous fires
Monday, January 3
Qwest Communications International Inc. jumped from the Nasdaq stock market to the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in a move aimed at attracting global investors and lowering the volatility of the company's stock price.
Hospital earns $102,000 in 1999 because of hunting accidents
Fewer hunters in the Craig area for the 1999 fall hunting season didn't slow the business responsible for patching up those hunters. The Memorial Hospital (TMH) in Craig experienced a slight increase in patients from last year.
Leaders should return 'green' to GOP policy
Sunday, January 2
No Y2K repercussions have been reported in Moffat County but small business tally not in
After billions of dollars were spent to avoid millennium glitches, most people were untouched, and unimpressed, by the dawn of the new year.
Janus' Global Technology Fund topped a list of winners among Colorado mutual funds by closing the year up more than 200 percent.