Stories for July 2000

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Monday, July 31

Routt National Forest roads may be closed

The U. S. Forest Service and the Colorado Division of Wildlife are considering shutting down some of the roads in Routt National Forest during the 2001 hunting season.

Changes in store for state fair event

To the Editor

Sunday, July 30

County fires are contained

The largest of the starts, the Winter Valley Fire, was contained around 6 p.m. Saturday. This fire, located three miles southeast of Elk Springs, burned a total of 6,100 acres. It scorched Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and private lands, mainly pijuniper and grass.

Thursday, July 27

Electricians rodeo bolts into Craig

There's a supercharged event at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig tomorrow, and all comers will have a chance to be entertained, and to compete beginning with opening ceremonies at 7 a.m.[p

Minnesota easy riders

Utilizing a motorcycle to take in Northwest Colorado sights

Tuesday, July 25

Rocks reveal

Social organizations do what is best for people. Never has this been more true than this past week for the Spalding family of Maybell. When he was 10-years old, Jason Spalding had a brain tumor removed. Because of the surgery, now 12 years old, Jason is left with residual disabilities.

Monday, July 24

Sunday, July 23

Jr. tourney is Tuesday

Non-state hunters

The Wildlife Commission has enacted a resident to non-resident ratio for limited elk and deer hunts during the 2000 big game hunting season.

Thursday, July 20

Bone-dry Moffat on list for ag disaster status

A bone-dry Moffat County is one of six Colorado counties which could receive agriculture disaster status.

Anthony, Oliver set marriage date

obituaries

Wednesday, July 19

Craig resident first survivor of hantavirus in Colorado

Deadly disease continues to threaten rural areas

Woman ropes town's heart

2000 Ride 'N Tie Rodeo dedicated to cancer victim

Locals get attention from state officials

Predator control, monument designation top discussions with legislator, governor's aide

Blue Mountain lies in one of the most remote areas of Colorado. Nestled next to Dinosaur National Monument, the area has been a source of controversy recently for people who are concerned about a deer population hit hard by predators.

Legion team finishes season on top

Dawgs end with 15-5 record

Tuesday, July 18

Hayden notes ...

Thursday, July 13

Area residents band together in protest

Landowners stand up against proposed monument designation

They are the people who feel dismissed by half a sentence in a 21-page proposal as "less than 2,000 acres of private in-holdings."

Residents part of park's history

The drive to the Simpson ranch house follows a narrow dirt road guarded by hundred-foot cliff walls on each side. The home rests in the shadows of those cliffs. The yard and house are meticulously kept. The smell of a ranch house after dinner wafts through the front door.

Wednesday, July 12

Scores improve, but not by much

Fourth-graders improve in reading, writing

In terms of reading and writing, Moffat County fourth graders are right at state average, but seventh graders are below it, according to the latest Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) results.

City paid to analyze cost, effectiveness of fish screen

Providing a habitat for endangered fish in Moffat County is one of the top priorities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Reclamation.

High school, middle school girls combine for summer soccer

There were no offsides. No one stuck to their positions. Wednesday's soccer gathering at Woodbury Soccer Fields was really a free for all. But it didn't matter to the 18 girls and the couple of boys that had come out to play.

Tuesday, July 11

Bears moving

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Candidate brings new definition to politics

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Shining light on learning

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Buster Flats fire continues to smolder near monument

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Finding sport in recreational trails

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Monday, July 10

Full containment of Buster Flats Fire expected today

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Coal miners to breathe easier if new MSHA regulations OK'd

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Ladies Silver Bullet draws 139 competitors

Craig swimmers set 177 personal records

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Assessed value plummets $20M

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Dear Editor

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Sea Sharks have successful ABC Meet

Craig swimmers set 177 personal records

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Water projects get top ranking for grant requests

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Sunday, July 9

Control of Northwest Colorado fires expected early Tuesday morning

Federal judge postpones court date

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station will continue negotiations with the Sierra Club to settle a nearly four-year long lawsuit waged by environmentalists.

Youth get extra hunting opportunities this year

Federal judge postpones court date

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station will continue negotiations with the Sierra Club to settle a nearly four-year long lawsuit waged by environmentalists.

Lawsuit against Tri-State delayed

Federal judge postpones court date

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station will continue negotiations with the Sierra Club to settle a nearly four-year long lawsuit waged by environmentalists.

Routine items grace City Council agenda for Tuesday

Federal judge postpones court date

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station will continue negotiations with the Sierra Club to settle a nearly four-year long lawsuit waged by environmentalists.

Reach For The Sky

Residents hike to the top of a Colorado 'fourteener'

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station will continue negotiations with the Sierra Club to settle a nearly four-year long lawsuit waged by environmentalists.

Thursday, July 6

Waste Management takes over county trash service

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Bulldog attitude has taken Jake Hettinger to the top of rodeo event

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Swimmers compete at ABC meet

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Fire consumes ground in Moffat County

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Ranching for wildlife program criticized

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Tri-State officials unaware of PSC expansion plans

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

School district official wins $25,000

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

Wednesday, July 5

Businesses left in dark

Power outage shuts down half of Craig

Blazes continue

Firefighters still face flames in northwest

CRAIG (AP) Western Colorado was under a ''red flag'' warning Thursday, meaning fire danger remained high as three fires continued burning in tinder-dry conditions.

Moving mounds to make mountains

Jason Miles and Aaron Ruybalid puts their hands to work to turn a forest into a BMX park

Tuesday, July 4

From the Foxhole

It is dusk and a group of 20 or more fire fighters gearing up. Spirits are high and interdepartmental rivalry is beginning to show as two separate teams of fire fighters begin to raz each other.

Hayden notes ...

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Camilletti, Tyra and Kyan have purchased a home on Apple Street in Craig and are now all moved and settled in.

Little Britches rodeos into Craig