News for Thursday, August 10, 2006

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A fair deal

Inmates get some fresh air on work release at the Moffat County Fair

Sweeping, shoveling, cleaning bathrooms or hauling boards: Almost anything beats sitting in a jail cell all day.

Loleta Waters: Thank you for medical help, support

When I fell July 30, I had to go to The Memorial Hospital emergency room, and the care there was excellent with all the nurses and Dr. Reilly and X-ray technicians.

Police Blotter for Aug. 11

Robert Henry Wieland III, 26, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on an old warrant and for a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ricky Lynn Freeman III

Amanda and Ricky Freeman, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Ricky Lynn Freeman III, at 9:05 a.m. Aug. 8 at The Memorial Hospital.

Going for grand with goats

Young showmen take home ribbons for good presentation

Alexi Goodnow may by only 8 years old, but she already knows how to show her goat, Sadie.

One down and another on the way

Former Bulldog joining teammate at Hastings College

Malcolm Hillewaert was ranked No. 1 among goalies in Colorado during his senior campaign with the Bulldogs. Now he'll be fighting for a spot, and playing time, with the Hastings College Broncos.

Swine showmen shine

Youths keep it cool in market swine show Thursday

Eye contact. Check. Composure. Check. But what the heck is the NSR?

Super Wal-Mart nearing final hurdle

With its final plat approved, and nearly all development conditions met, national retail giant Wal-Mart has just one more step to complete before finalizing a land acquisition that would pave the way for a Supercenter in Craig.

Moffat County Neighbor: Tyler DeLay

Age: 15 Occupation: Student What should your business card say you do? Water flowers

Lily Mae Kelly

James J. Kelly Jr. and Melody Renee Bowman, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Mae Kelly, at 1:44 a.m. July 22, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.

Datebook for Aug. 11

11 a.m. An antique tractor pull is at the old Cosgriff lot at Russell Street and Victory Way.

Advisory council hears feedback on BLM issues

Moffat County resident Jane Yazzie voiced concerns about excessive drilling and asked that land groups take a regional perspective on conservation issues. Craig resident Dave Watson lobbied for more land to be set aside for motorized recreation.

Christina M. Currie: Don't walk in my 12 steps

I have an addiction. If the first step is admitting it, then I'm finally there.

Briefs for Aug. 11

A farmers market will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 to coincide with the grand opening of the Wyman Living History Ranch and Museum.

Business leaders hoping Wal-Mart a catalyst, not a crusher

Everyone's heard the horror stories -- Wal-Mart kills small businesses.