Stories for May 2000

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Wednesday, May 31

Obituaries / Funerals

Resident makes last-minute lunge at ballot

Raftopoulos draws opposition

Commissioner Marianna Raftopoulos is no longer assured of keeping her seat.

Tuesday, May 30

Players get early start in soccer

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Hayden notes ...

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Keep pets safe around garden chemicals, plants

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

County drafts protest

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Man questions county 'misuse of funds'

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Holiday weekend busy for police, troopers,deputies

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Relay team sees tough competition

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Wednesday, May 24

City needs rec center

Mine fatality an accident

Report: blasting equipment, mine procedures not responsible

The explosives used caused the death of Joseph Koonce, 42, according to a report released by the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Arena is dream come true

Obituaries / Funerals

Tuesday, May 23

Hayden tidbits

Student news

Birth announcements

Obituaries / Funerals

Club news

Engagements

Harsh criticism fails to bend board policy

Graduation requirements for students won't change

Three and a half hours of harsh criticism failed to convince Moffat County School District Board of Education members to change graduation requirements.

Monday, May 22

Leap into the big time

Cousins Chad and Blaine Zulian are making their marks in motocross

Estey-Simpson lawsuit settled

City takes loss on property to end ongoing battle

Considering that taking a $163,000 loss on the Estey-Simpson reservoir property was better than the risk of losing thousands more, the Craig City Council agreed to settle a lawsuit over the site.

Intoxicated driver causes accident

Hazardous materials team gets first shot to respond to a chemical spill

School board begins 20012 budget

Sunday, May 21

Area group takes nip at underage drinking

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition in Moffat County sees the risks, both physical and emotional, of underage drinking.

Preserving history

Museum foundation encouraged by speaker to become more active

Thursday, May 18

Senior scoop

Birth announcements

Weddings and engagements

Mail call

As Summer heats up, so will gas prices

Gas station employees report that grumbling has subsided, but it hasn't stopped.

Wednesday, May 17

Obituaries / Funerals

Expansion plan evokes anxiety

Residents discuss proposal

Going one for three isn't bad in baseball, but it isn't reassuring for someone who is going to bat against the federal government.

Land board in new office

Tuesday, May 16

Hayden tidbits

Stock growers award scholarships

Weddings and engagements

CIS students earn perfect attendance award

Birth announcements

Local students receive degrees

Poor coal market won't impact mine workers

Decreased production, demand won't force immediate layoffs at Colowyo Coal Co.

Warm weather and stockpiles from 1999 have created a lull in the coal market that is lowering sales for a local mine, but full-time workers need not fear for their jobs.

Monday, May 15

Truth still buried

Burial site tip ends in disappointment

Sunday, May 14

Homicide hits

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

Police still looking into murder of Steamboat Springs woman

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

YVEA, Union battle spills into workforce

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

Mine executive travels to Washington for conference

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

Museum foundation makes first payment on gun collection

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

Blood drive extended

Not only is Yampa Valley Electric Association battling against the union over the fate of nine employees, the employees are waging war among themselves.

Monday, May 8

Track teams aim for regional crown

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Swimmers splash into regionals

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Craig resident vs. commissioners

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Out-of-way visit great post-surgery medicine

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Man gets needed set of wheels

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

One-man crusade against telecom

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Hume clings to lead in steer wrestling

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

Youth Soccer team playing competitive

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

Culturally-aware high school student heads to national speech tournament in Oregon

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

Hayden notes ...

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

County residents fight expansion

Petition filed to protest enlargement of Dinosaur National Monument

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Area teens sponsor

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

City, county officials open dialogue with joint meeting

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Bid awarded for safety center construction

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Ministers combine graduation with spirituality

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Golfers aim to qualify for state

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Astacio throws three-hitter to shut down Astros

David fought Goliath, Sitting Bull fought Custer and now Moffat County is ready to battle against a Dinosaur with the federal government and an array of environmentalists riding on its back.

Recreation center talk drives officials to action

Resident challenges 'gross misuse of taxpayer funds'

Telecommunications is Jeff Taylor's business and business is good. Taylor has launched a one-man crusade to right what he believe is wrong with Moffat County's effort to bring broad band telecommunications to this area. He has written letters to the county commissioners, the state legislature, the telecommunications companies, the radio, the newspapers, the City of Craig, the Craig Chamber of commerce and the governor, all expressing his displeasure with the county's telecommunications plans. He feels that Moffat County is being forced to pay for services it doesn't need.

Accident cause still unknown

Investigation into August fatality

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

Students spice up routine meeting

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.