News for Sunday, January 4, 2004



Hospital justifies its advertising budget

Official: Expenditure offers measurable results

Despite claims that The Memorial Hospital spends too much money advertising, and that county hospitals don't need to market themselves, TMH's community relations director, Pam Thompson maintains that the hospital's publicity efforts provide health education and produce measurable results.

Effort to help immigrant miners underway

Coal miner Francisco Picado of Craig is helping organize a relief effort for immigrant miners who lost their jobs after they complained about safety hazards and poor working conditions at the Co-Op coal mine in Emery County, Utah.

New editor joins Daily Press staff

Andy Smith, a veteran journalist who has worked as a reporter or editor for six newspapers in four states, has joined the staff at the Craig Daily Press as editor.

Fire causes 'moderate' damage

A structure fire Sunday night caused moderate damage to a rural home after a chimney pipe failed and ignited wood in the home's attic.

Snow X-ing

Sled races draw crowds to Loudy-Simpson

The snowmobile subculture moved into Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday and Sunday for the fourth race in the 2003-2004 Warrior Snocross season.

Girls defeat Grand Junction Central in

Teams have yet to come up with an answer for the inside play of the Moffat County High School girls basketball team, but Saturday in Grand Junction the big shot came from the outside as the Bulldogs defeated Central 58-56 in overtime.

Body artist

Each tattoo is a 'work of art' to designer Pam Wilson-Orth

Michelangelo had the Sistine Chapel. Monet had canvas. Pam Wilson-Orth's medium is the human body.

Heavy winter snowfall, heavy impact

Craig's heaviest snowfall of the season, which began Friday and kept falling into Saturday, had snowplow operators and law enforcement working longer hours to clean roads and attend automobile accidents.

Bulldogs lose to Class 2A Panthers

Rangely -- There is a trend starting to develop that the Moffat County High School boys basketball team would like to see come to an end. In the last two games for Moffat County, the Bulldogs' opponents bounced back from losses to have one of their best shooting nights to defeat the Blue and White.

Craig Police

Robert Noland