News for Wednesday, May 14, 2003

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Waiting on direction

State official says economic study will have to wait until new Partnership leader hired

A representative of Gov. Bill Owens said Wednesday Moffat County won't benefit from a state-backed community business needs assessment until a new local economic development director is hired.

Annual spring cleanup this weekend

Craig's annual spring cleanup is slated for this weekend, as crews at the north end of Craig City Park will haul away unwanted items.

New charges filed against suspected drug dealer

A Craig man faces new felony drug charges connected to a series of local arrests April 7 by the Grand, Routt and Moffat Narcotics Enforcement Team (GRAMNET).

Senator discusses session with Republican women

Sen. Jack Taylor, R-Steamboat Springs, says energy impact funds belong to communities such as those in Moffat County, and the state had no right to raid those funds in cutting the budget this legislative session.

Relayability

Distance relay teams in a league of their own, in more ways than one

As the Moffat County High School track teams circled to stretch this week, every set of legs had a hairless shine -- boys and girls alike. In fact, all 22 members of the MCHS track team, boy or girl who qualified for the state meet, will compete with shaved legs and the 3,200 boys relay team takes full credit.

'Under utilized'

Employment plan shows shortcomings of county

An Equal Employment Opportunity plan recently completed by the human resources department shows that females and Hispanics are being underutilized in Moffat County government.

Bleeding the Black ink

What a difference a year makes

It has been just more than a year since the Craig Daily Press unveiled a brand new look, and a content package designed to provide the best in local news, sports, weather, entertainment and advertising.

June Kawcak