Wednesday, May 31
George Rohrich, administrator at The Memorial Hospital, introduced Tuesday three long-time employees, who have been handed additional duties in an effort to improve hospital service.
If a city's prosperity can be judged by the economics of home building, Craig is poised for a summer boom.
A Craig man arrested in December's methamphetamine sweep pleaded guilty this week to felony meth possession.
Lack of rainfall has locals worried
Billy Green's Dry Fork Ranch north of Craig is living up to its name this year.
The children and grandchildren of Dale and Velda Pulliam invite the community to celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2006, at Gore Range Baptist Church, 1117 Jackson Ave., Kremmling. The couple requests no gifts.
Former Hayden resident Joseph Bordner Boyd passed away May 7, 2006, at Porter Hospice in Centennial. He was born in Lewistown, Ill., on Oct. 7, 1928, to Mose B. and Sue (Jackson) Boyd.
To the editor: I would like to say a big thank you to the following people and businesses that helped with the workday at the Lil' Rascal fish pond:
To the editor: There is a lot of talk about Wal-Mart. What's wrong with the Kmart we have? They are alike.
Moffat County athletics director retires to work for electronic scoreboard company
For 27 years, Jim Loughran walked the halls of Moffat County High School.
Jody and Kim Lehahan, Jim and Claire Breslin and Bill and Michelle Hampton announce the engagement of their children, Amber Breslin and Bryan Hampton.
Moffat County Jail Report Monday, May 30 No bookings reported.
Local experts offer tips about how to keep lawns healthy
Your lawn can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Knowing when to water and how much can be the deciding factor in any lawn/owner relationship, said Colorado State University extension agent Bill Ekstrom.
Today 7 p.m. The Yampa Valley chapter of Sweet Adelines International meets at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St. Call Ivy Davis at 824-5746.
Tuesday, May 30
Weekend effort nets 629 drunken driving arrests statewide
With high school graduations, the start of summer and Memorial Day festivities, Colorado residents had plenty to celebrate during the weekend.
George Rohrich, lead administrator at The Memorial Hosï¿½--pital, said he's confident hospital finances will rebound in 2006, despite a lackluster first few months.
Katie Searcy will be a Moffat County High School senior in the fall, but she worries that she will be swamped by her workload.
Organizers, children gear up for Huck Finn Fun Day
Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn -- characters described in the stories of author Mark Twain -- kept it simple. All they needed to go fishing were cane poles, a can of worms and bare feet in the mud on the riverbank.
Bill Harding and other members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion: Our country's flag deserves respect
To the editor: I am deeply saddened. I attended the Grand Olde West Days parade Saturday. People lined the route, fire trucks, floats, tractors and participants young and old, including candidates for the upcoming elections, attended. Traffic was rerouted to furnish a safe travel route. Cross streets were blocked, crowds gathered, and police vehicles led and followed the entrants.
In April, two men died in accidents in which alcohol is suspected to be a factor.
Moffat County Jail Report Thursday, May 25 Jesus Zaragoza Berber, 40, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant. Patricia Ann Murphy, 42, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on charges of careless driving, driving under the influence and driving a vehicle with excessive alcohol content.
Graveside services for Fred W. Teter Jr., a former Craig resident, are at 2 p.m. Friday at Craig Cemetery.
Gordon L. Cross, a Craig resident for the past 25 years, died May 26, 2006, after a lingering illness.
This is a special summer for 5-year-old Connor Etzler. It's the first summer he's old enough to participate in a junior golf clinic.
Bulldogs complete undefeated season
RIFLE --ll-star games are supposed to be all about the "experience" and an "honor" for the players. It doesn't really matter who wins, right?
Tourney brings lawmakers to Craig The 19th annual Legislative Golf Tournament and Banquet is Saturday. Sen. Jack Taylor, R-Steamboat Springs, and Rep. Al White, R-Winter Park, host the event. A large legislative turnout is expected this year.
Today Noon The Yampa Valley Ladies Golf Association hosts its monthly meeting at the Tin Cup Grill. Call Sandi Seip at 824-6660.
John and Teri Bolton, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughters, Carmen Olivia and Rebekah Noelle, at 6:37 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, on May 23, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Moffat County commissioners Tuesday had to shuffle their schedules to make room for a meeting next week with county commissioners from across the state.
Monday, May 29
Organizers: Some GOWD events great, others not
For the organizers of Grand Olde West Days, this year's four days of fun had its ups and downs.
Steve Dodson and Preston Ivy can change partners all they want, but similar results tend to happen at Yampa Valley Golf Course's Mosquito Open.
VFW, American Legion, community honors fallen veterans
Plato said, "Only the dead have seen the end of war."
There were no thunderstorms, tornado warnings or downpours to mar this year's Grand Olde West Days street festival Monday.
Freddie Blevins A funeral for Freddie Blevins is at 11 a.m. Friday at Grant Mortuary.
Maybell honors 14 war veterans buried at its cemetery
Steven Wagner, a 13-year-old student at Craig Middle School, isn't old enough to have a job, let alone join the military. Nonetheless, there he was Monday afternoon, dressed in full World War II-era Navy uniform honoring veterans at Maybell Cemetery.
Northwest Colorado Water Summit is Thursday in Hayden The 2006 Northwest Colorado Water Summit, "Challenges to Our Water Future," the 2006 Water Summit, is at 1 and 3:45 p.m. Thursday in Hayden.
Today 7 p.m. The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meets inside the Platinum Conference Room at the hospital, 785 Russell St.
Sunday, May 28
The Secretary of State last week issued a final reminder to businesses that, starting Tuesday, all business names must be filed with her office.
7:30 to 10 a.m. Flapjack Feast, southeast corner of Yampa Avenue and Victory Way 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Street Festival on Yampa Avenue 11 a.m. Memorial Day services at Craig Cemetery 12:30 p.m. Bed Races in downtown Craig 1 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull 2:30 p.m. Square Dance at Yampa Avenue and Victory Way
The final memorial service John Parker attended at Craig Cemetery was to honor veterans who fought in the same war he had. The cemetery was called Fairview back then, and the war was the Civil War.
Moffat County High School grads say goodbye, look ahead
Although they all wore plain blue or white gowns Saturday, Moffat County High School's class of 2006 spans the spectrum of personalities and futures.
After four years, Grand Olde West planner says it's time to step aside
While the majority of town was still sleeping Saturday, Craig resident Carol Wilson kicked off her whirlwind weekend by waking up at 6 a.m.
Cowboy wins 2nd title in 3 years on re-ride
Bubba Adams likes to arrive to a bull riding competition several hours early to spend time with his fellow riders and everyone else involved. On Saturday night, Adams talked to the bullfighters before the Professional Bull Riding Discovery Tour's stop at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
All day. Grand Olde West Days events continue today. The carnival runs from noon to midnight at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The street festival and live music are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Yampa Avenue. An antique tractor pull is at 1 p.m. on East Victory Way. Also today are bed races downtown and Dutch oven cooking demonstrations.
Friday, May 26
Moffat County third-graders performed better on state reading tests this year than last year, but a school district official said Friday there is still work to do.
How did you get into this profession? I had a high school geometry teacher that was awesome and wouldn't give up on me when I wanted to give up on myself. I love math and found how good it feels to help someone.
Amid the festivities of Grand Olde West Days this weekend, a sports fan can still get their fill.
All day. Grand Olde West Days events continue today. The Cowboy Action Shoot is at 9:30 a.m. at Cedar Mountain Range. The carnival runs from noon to midnight at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The Colorado Cruisers car show is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wyman Living History Museum. An antique tractor pull is at 1 p.m. on East Victory Way. A parade begins at 4:30 p.m. downtown. The Professional Bull Riders Discovery Tour is at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes run in Maybell agility trials
When properly trained, a dog can be man's best friend. When pets and owners are trained, they win races.
A Grand Junction man accused of poaching an elk near Dinosaur in January is now facing more serious charges.
I don't have a cap and gown, but today I feel like I'm graduating.
Headlines from the 2005-06 seasons
Another school year brought another list of new records and bigger accomplishments for the Moffat County High School athletic teams.
The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees Last met:April 26
Thursday, May 25
Jewel Callahan's golfing partners were no match for her Thursday morning.
Mathers and Jantz beat deadline for signatures
Both Moffat County Republicans who are petitioning their way onto August's primary ballot have turned in their petitions, the county clerk said Thursday.
Cars vandalized at local dealer Vandals scratched the hoods of 16 cars at Craig Ford on Tuesday night, the dealership's owner said.
Calvary Baptist Church 1050 Yampa Ave. Children from 4 years old through sixth grade are invited to join vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 5 through 9. A pre-registration carnival is at the church from 2 to 3 p.m. June 4. The whole family is invited for fun, food, games, ad prizes. Call 824-5222 for information.
It's only fitting that after a record season, the Moffat County girls soccer team would have a record number of Western Slope All-League honors.
Moffat County Jail Report Wednesday, May 24 Cheri Lynn Croley-Filloon, 19, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
I was graduated-out nearly a week before "graduation."
Justin Hegwer earns first saddle with all-around title
Justin Hegwer made a commitment to improve in his rodeo ability this year.
Bill Harding Age: 61 Occupation: It's my job to ensure that qualified veterans have a priority of service in the hiring process.
Willis Earl Davis was born on Feb. 12, 1912, in Hoxie, Kan., to Leonidas J. and Sylvia May (Skidmore) Davis. Earl was 6 years old when his family moved to Craig.
Today 10 and 11:30 a.m. Story-time is at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. The theme is butterflies. Call 824-5116, ext. 405.
Family gave man reason to end drug and alcohol use
Meet Matt Beckett.
Freddie Blevins, longtime Moffat County resident, died Thursday at The Memorial Hospital.
Local listeners catching satellite radio buzz
Video didn't kill the radio star. And, though it's quickly gaining popularity, it's doubtful satellite radio will, either.
Wednesday, May 24
Yoshira Basurto Vasquez and Juan Andres Medina announce the birth of Nashaly Koemy Medina at 9:47 p.m. May 20, 2006.
A former Moffat County Jail employee accused of stealing $10,000 from the jail has her first court appearance June 13.
Grand Olde West Days offers plenty for children
Car shows and bull-riding may be good for the adults at Grand Olde West Days, but what is there to do for children?
At my house we run out of milk pretty quickly. I mean, you would think if you bought seven gallons of milk on Monday there would be three gallons left on Sunday. Well, ours is gone on Thursday.
Moffat County Jail Report Tuesday, May 22 No bookings reported.
The dog agility trials coming to Maybell this weekend are exciting for many canines, but for Spoofer, it's likely just another chance to strut.
His first Western Slope League meeting was a fun one for Moffat County High School baseball coach Rich Sadvar. Seven of his players were voted to either the league's first team or honorable mention.
I would like to express my appreciation to everyone for helping me celebrate my birthday.
Saturday ceremonies to send off senior class
Saturday morning will mark the last required trip to Moffat County High School for the graduating class of 2006.
United Way of America honored Xcel Energy last week as a Summit Award recipient, recognizing the company's commitment to the United Way and to community involvement.
Today 10 and 11:30 a.m. Story-time is at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. The theme is butterflies. Call 824-5116, ext. 405.
Moffat County High School officials recognized National Honor Society inductees with a ceremony Tuesday evening, followed by Academic Awards Night.
Two events this week highlight the importance of recognizing those who have served in the United States' armed forces.
Scholar-athletes honored at banquet
Derek Duran has come a long way since standing on the free-throw line in the final moments of a state basketball playoff game his freshman year.
Tuesday, May 23
A woman arrested last year on forgery charges after 20 fake $100 bills were used at local retailers pleaded guilty Tuesday to forgery.
Prosecutors Tuesday dropped felony theft and forgery charges against a Craig man arrested in December's methamphetamine sweep.
A defendant from Decemï¿½--ber's methamphetamine sweep pleaded not guilty to meth distribution and possession charges Tuesday after her lawyer was unable to reach a deal with prosecutors.
Grand Olde West Days may be in its 16th year of celebrating Western heritage, but organizers keep finding new events to change the face of the four-day festival.
She's energetic. She's innovative. She's daring, even.
A judge on Tuesday sentenced one of the defendants from December's methamphetamine sweep to three years of probation.
Craig Police Department Monday, May 22 Officers received four reports of vandalism.
A plea agreement hearing for an inmate who fled from police custody late last year was continued Tuesday afternoon in Moffat County Court.
Michelle M. and Jaceson A. VanGrandt, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Maddisyn Eileen Marie Vanï¿½--Grandt, at 5:55 p.m. May 15, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
A Craig man arrested after a domestic dispute at his home in January pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder and assault charges.
3:30 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Craig has a Cool Pool Outta School Party. Members will be transported to the pool. Swimming for members is at 3:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5:30, and families are invited. There is no charge for the party or dinner. Call 826-0411.
Michelle and Cody Hanes, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Nathane Dee Hanes, at 9:31 a.m. May 16, 2006, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig.
East Elementary School students learn the dangers of farm life
Exit a vehicle near a downed power line the wrong way, and you could die. Stand behind a horse that's a little bit rowdy, and you could die.
Now they know what it will take. Moffat County boys team members, freshmen Cole Worsley and Cody Poirot and sophomores Andrew Aultman and Tyler Kalsow, had never swam at a high school state meet.
The Moffat County Commissioners approved three items Tuesday requested by the Road and Bridge Department.
The Craig City Council approved the purchase of a trash truck during its regular meeting Tuesday night.
Monday, May 22
No Spanish pages I agree, it is your job to communicate the news and information to your readers. And since this is America, your responsibility and loyalty should be to Americans.
Moffat County Jail Report Thursday, May 18 Michael E. Vail, 21, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of second-degree burglary, theft and possession of burglary tools.
One of the suspects from December's methamphetamine sweep will have to wait until today before a judge accepts a plea deal in his cases.
Frank James Harvey was called home to be with his Lord on May 9, 2006. Frank was born to Frank J. and Cordelia Jewett Harvey in Sterling on Sept. 22, 1920.
A Craig resident graduated from Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., on May 19.
Two Craig residents were named to the Montana State University honor roll for the 2006 spring semester.
Police arrested a Craig man on felony burglary charges last week after his neighbor said he broke into her apartment and stole a dartboard.
This year's four-day celebration of the 16th annual Grand Olde West Days is loaded with attractions for music lovers.
Barbara "Bobbie" K. Conder died April 23, 2006, in Phoenix. Bobbie resided in Craig from 1969 to 1985, then she and her husband retired to live in Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Robert "Bob" C. Conder; daughters, Carla and Patty; and stepchildren, Steve, Sharon and Gary. Twelve grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and her favorite dog, Bobette, also survive.
Officials offer tips for tick season State health officials are advising travelers to the mountains to be aware that it is tick season and to take a few simple precautions to prevent tick bites. There are several diseases that can be transmitted by ticks in Colorado, and avoiding tick bites is the best prevention.
Local crews react to Denver firefighter's death
Michael Young said a colleague's death has left a somber mood at Denver fire stations.
Today 7 p.m. The Rev. Mark Brazee ministers at New Creation Church in Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, in recognition of the church's five-year anniversary.
Earl Davis, longtime Craig resident, died Sunday at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Sunday, May 21
Picnic pays homage to Hometown Heroes
The chair is empty. The plate has only a slice of lemon and some salt. A black napkin and a white candle rest nearby. No one will ever sit in this chair. No food will touch this plate.
After years of writing poetry, David Morris decided he wanted to share his work.
When arriving at Craig City Park on Sunday afternoon, a woman discarding appliances saw the crew draining refrigerators of Freon and said, "That's a smart idea."
Craig Fire/Rescue crews responded to a report of smoke at Kmart at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
This tiny town had more than twice its usual population Saturday morning, when spandex-clad bicyclists from across the state converged here.
2 p.m. AARP chamber 1418 meets at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. Dr. Allan Reishus gives a presentation on his tour of Antarctica. Call 824-5123.
Veteran Bud Nelson finds the answer at home in Craig
The hall is quiet. A light breeze blows past the open doorway, but it does little to quell the heat produced by this warm summer day. Outside, children are playing games and goofing around. Their parents sit on lawn chairs, watching and in between glimpses, smiling and chatting amiably.
Friendly bet helps boys relay team place at state
It took some effort to get Malcolm Hillewaert out for track. Moffat County coach Gary Tague talked to him all school year about going out. Tague also told some of Hillwaert's friends who were throwers on the track team that if they got him to come out, he'd buy them a meal.
Friday, May 19
When Pam Lathrop had a hard time getting children with disabilities close enough to Freeman Reservoir to do a little fishing, she thought there had to be a better way.
On Monday morning, students at East Elementary had their passports checked and boarded a flight bound for Brazil. And, they didn't have to leave the East gymnasium to do it.
Wars are often measured in dollars and not by the blood of soldiers fighting them.
LAKEWOOD -- Gary Tague has watched a lot of state track meets in his life. Still, the 27-year veteran Moffat County track coach is amazed every time he comes to Denver for the end of the season.
A smile grew across the face of Florence Van Tassel when she told Sunset Elementary School fourth graders how laundry was done when she was a child.
Annual seat belt awareness program targets unbuckled drivers
More than half of the 460 people who died on Colorado highways in 2005 weren't wearing their seat belts, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Community members gather today for one thing.
No one can accuse Amy Pottinger of accepting the status quo.
A Craig native and Army specialist left Friday morning to continue his role in the war against terrorism.
LAKEWOOD -- The tradition continues. Going into the 2006 Colorado State Track Meet, the Moffat County girls track team had a 3,200-meter relay team that placed in 14 of the 15 meets. The team of freshman Alicia Nelson and sophomores Jeacey Robinson, Angie Charchalis and Jorgiea Raftopoulos made it 15 of 16 years with a seventh-place finish on Friday.
Thursday, May 18
The District Attorney's Office on Thursday charged a former food service manager at the Moffat County Jail with felony theft on suspicion of bilking the jail of more than $10,000.
A CD is now available that chronicles more than 200 years of Northwest Colorado and Moffat County history.
A Craig man led police on a high-speed chase east of Craig on Wednesday, hitting speeds of about 120 mph before being arrested, Colorado State Patrol said Thursday.
Underage drinking forum presents statistics, calls community to action
The No. 1 place for children to get alcohol is from their parents' stash at home, according to research.
Katie has been begging for her turn in the spotlight since she attended Nikki's preschool program.
Pastor: Diverse congregation has flourished, been well-received in Craig
Pastor Jason Haskell is looking forward to the five-year anniversary of the New Creation Church that he and his wife, Tracey, pioneered in 2001.
When swimmers have time to make up songs between intervals, you know it's taper time.
Bridgette Harris believes in the power of cards.
Ailments won't hinder state runs for track team
Kiera Moore celebrated the end of the track season with a cookie dough party.
Funeral services for Ray Iacovetto were Wednesday, May 17 in Phippsburg. He was buried in the Yampa cemetery.
From irrigated fields to backyard ponds, standing water in the summer means mosquito-breeding season, and that keeps Moffat County Pest Management Supervisor Chad Sasges very busy.
Wednesday, May 17
The new executive director of the Moffat County Tourism Association is no stranger to tourism in Northwest Colorado.
A Grand Junction man who wildlife officials say poached an elk near Dinosaur will be arraigned next week in a Meeker courtroom.
The temporary detour road across Elkhead Reservoir has reopened to traffic because the high waters caused by spring runoff have subsided.
Despite stroke, Goodwin takes
The presidency of the Yampa Valley Auto Racing Association has been hard on those who accepted it; the organization has had three presidents in as many years, but Phil Goodwin never expected the physical toll it would take on him.
When coming to Craig for the first time, prospective business owner Maurits de Blank didn't like what he saw. In fact, his first reaction was to turn around and head back the way he came.
Vietnam veteran Bud Nelson returned home in 1968, fresh off the Tet Offensive. Instead of a hero's welcome, he was greeted by a country of hostile demonstrators who opposed the war and the troops fighting it.
Tuesday, May 16
Lawyer wants to talk to other defendant
The lawyer for one of the defendants from December's methamphetamine sweep wants more time to gather information before accepting a plea deal for his client, he said Tuesday.
A Craig teenager pleaded not guilty in district court to a charge relating to the production of phony $100 bills that police said were used to defraud local stores.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Part-nership has its annual meeting. New board members will be elected. Call Tim Gibbs at 826-2039.
Brenda and Jeff Hershiser announce the engagement of their daughter Jenasee Renee Hershiser to James Lopez, son of Juan Lopez, of Craig, and Angelina Navarro, of Los Angeles.
Tamie Greenwood is this year's recipient of the Albin Salton Memorial Scholarship, created to support a student enrolled in the nursing program at Colorado Northwestern Community College.
Jeffery Michael Venham, 31, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
The walls of the Moffat County High School aquatics center boomed loudly as parents and volunteers chanted the names of swimmers in Saturday's Special Olympic Summer Games.
County wants unlimited prairie dog hunts
A proposal to limit prairie dog hunting in Colorado is meeting stiff resistance from Moffat County officials.
You can't do much better than exceeding your coach's expectations. That was the case for the Moffat County boys swim team at the Western Slope Championships on Friday and Saturday in Montrose.
Cyclists gear up for Maybell ride
You'd think 77-year-old legs would need some preparation for a 30-mile bike ride and, in most cases, you'd be right.
Program helps clients escape cycle of abuse
Craig resident Sharyn Sanborn fell into the same trap that snares so many -- she tried methamphetamine. A year later, she was battling addiction and legal problems.
On April 27, the eighth-grade girls at Craig Middle School were able to attend the annual Girls to Women Conference at the Holiday Inn. The purpose of this conference is to stimulate the girls' interest in a variety of professional careers. The conference had a great start with inspirational talks by Sari Cobb and Dr. Carolyn Gochee. The girls then listened to guest presenters discuss aspects of their careers. A delicious lunch was served to 84 girls by a smiling Holiday Inn staff. During the afternoon, the girls had a "Reality Check" by playing a financial game invented by Renee Chason. The game helped to reinforce the idea of good career choices. Before leaving the conference in the afternoon, the girls were shown a slide show of their day.
Innes, Nicholson finish 16th at state tournament
Megan Innes and Amber Nicholson got their wish. The Moffat County golfers hoped that they would perform similarly at the Class 4A State Golf Tourï¿½--nament at Pueblo's Elmwood Golf Course on Monday and Tuesday. That way, they would both be happy together or share sadness.
I am graduated (earlier this month) from Colorado Northwestern Community College, where I have attended classes at the Craig campus. I have earned my associates degree in paralegal studies taught by Cathy Carpenter, who was my instructor and advisor, and will remain my friend.
Monday, May 15
Since U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar and U.S. Rep. John Salazar came to Craig on May 5, the Moffat County Veterans Service Office has seen a steady stream of vets signing up for health care benefits.
The Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Partï¿½--nership will put forth its goals for 2006 and elect new board members at its annual meeting Wednesday.
The Moffat County Libraries Board of Trustees will look into a policy amendment to its cash handling policy to be certain that money is dealt with properly.
Fred and Joy Blevins have owned Browns Park Store for 21 years
Fred and Joy Blevins opened the Browns Park Store in 1985 to get away from all the snow in Steamboat Springs. In the past 21 years, the small trailer has seen visitors from across the country and around the world.
Officers received an animal complaint. Officers received a report of a hit-and-run accident. Officers received a report of trespass.
Raymond Iacovetto, a longtime Phippsburg resident, died Sunday in Grand Junction.
Sabrina Kay Kemry and Daryl Robert Kemry, of Steamboat Springs, announce the birth of their daughter, Tayla Kay Kemry, at 1:19 p.m. May 13, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Laura Henderson, of Craig, announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Ivy Henderson, to Luke Logan, son of Danny and Vinene Logan of Andover, Kan. Ivy is also the daughter of Gary Henderson, of Craig.
I would like to thank all the people and businesses that participated in the fundraising of the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. The dinner that we attended at the Holiday Inn on April 29 was very special to me and my family. It was heart-warming to see that so many people care about the children of this community.
The Craig Daily Press publishes about 600 pages of news each month. In any given month, there are no more than six pages written only in Spanish, which are stories that have previously run in our paper in English.
Trent and Katy Knez announce the birth of Kaylese Dawn Knez at 3:09 p.m. May 11, 2006, in Gillette, Wyo.
All branches of the Moffat County Libraries are closed for training and computer upgrades.
Sunday, May 14
To the editor: To help celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week from May 7 to 13, the Humane Society of Moffat County had an Adopt-A-Thon on May 6.
Today 5:30 p.m. Moffat County Library Board of Trustees meets at the Craig branch, 570 Green St.
Coming from North Carolina, Gregory Reinhold knows a thing or two about Southern hospitality.
Girls track team qualifies for eight state events with eight girls
All Erin Urbanoski needed was one jump. The Moffat County freshman jumped a personal best 17 feet, 1 inch on her second jump in the Class 4A Regional Track Meet on Saturday.
Competition means more than winning for Special Olympians
The important thing in these Olympics is not so much winning as taking part.
When the medical staff from The Memorial Hospital went looking for a new chief of staff last week, they turned to a familiar face.
Battle between local youth and disability is a one-sided affair
Maybe it was nervous butterflies, or perhaps the buzz of anticipation.
Boys track team qualifies for seven events at state
Revenge is sweet. Last year, a young Moffat County boys track team finished one spot from qualifying for the state meet in five races. Most of that team returned a year older, a year wiser and a year faster, and they earned state berths.
Friday, May 12
Recently a local Get R!EAL coalition participated in a statewide event called "Not for Sale, Big Tobacco." We took pictures around town of students standing by tobacco displays and advertisements. After that, we put together a tri-fold display with pictures and quotes. We displayed this at the Children's Festival in Centennial Mall on April 22 and at Craig Middle School on April 26.
• Commissioners tabled discussion of the county's annual fire operating plan. Commissioners said they wanted more time to review the plan before voting on it. The plan lays out how the county will cooperate with other agencies if there is a wildfire.
State-bound golfers focus on tunes to stay relaxed
Golf is supposed to be a quiet sport. This year's Moffat County High School girls golf team is an exception.
Ferret habitat among areas that could be drilled
The Bureau of Land Management this week leased the mineral rights to more than 150,000 acres of public land in Colorado.
Victim's father hopes teens learn from daughter's death
A judge Friday sentenced a Meeker teen to probation and community service for his role in a rollover car accident that took the life of his cousin last fall.
Specialists: Education can prevent some accidents
Underage drinking is not an innocent rite of passage, specialists from the Grand Futures Prevention Coalition say. Prolonged abuse and driving while intoxicated are just a few of the pitfalls that await underage drinkers, they contend.
Expect positive changes to Colorado Northwestern Community College to be finished by the fall semester, first-year college president John Boyd said.
Officers received a report of vandalism. Officers received an animal complaint. Officers received a report of a sex crime. Officers received a report of fraud.
Kami and Sammy David Johnson, of Aurora, announce the birth of their daughter, Rylee Payton Johnson, at 5 a.m. April 26, 2006, at the University of Denver Hospital.
The Larimer County 4-H Youth Foundation has awarded Eric Douglas Wellman, of Hamilton, the John Worthington Memorial Scholarship. Douglas, a senior at Moffat County High School, is a member of the National Honor Society and is taking classes at Colorado Northwestern Community College.
Jenna Isabelle Kleckler, daughter of Carrie and Kevin Kleckler, of Hayden, was born at 11 p.m. April 22, 2006.
We would like to thank the Craig community for all the help and support during the recent illness and passing of our son and brother, Paul G. Luviano Jr. We are especially thankful to First Baptist Church and Pastor Len Browning. They not only supported us during the last few weeks when Paul came home to be with his family, but they also supported Tammy and Brenna during the months when the family was separated.
Battle Mountain takes surprise win in Day 1 of regionals
There weren't a lot of surprises at Friday's Class 4A regional track meet, but the boys 3,200-meter relay was an exception.
What if mothers were the ones who composed Mother's Day cards? The moms I know would jump at the chance. And we'd do the job very differently.
Battle sets stage for spring concert
At Tuesday's auditions for Moffat County High School's Battle of the Bands, four eager groups were hurling trash-talking insults before they even took the stage.
A few students competing in the Battle of the Bands event will have an edge, carrying performance experience from the Large Group Festival, held April 20 at Steamboat Springs High School.
The Colorado Open Meetings Act requires public entities to open their meetings to community members for attendance, comment and debate.
Craig letter carriers collect nonperishable food items for the national Stamp Out Hunger Drive. Leave bags with items by mailbox for pick-up. Visit www.stampouthunger2006.com.
Wednesday, May 17 1 p.m. Moffat County High School's drama team presents "Nose Tree" in East Elementary School gym.
Lifelong Meeker resident John Klein died May 11, 2006, at Pioneers Hospital.
A memorial for Josephine Arlene Selbe is at 11 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Eighth and Oak streets in Steamboat Springs.
Tia Brannan has received awards for the most outstanding female rodeo athlete and outstanding overall rodeo athlete. Brannan, a freshmen at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyo., is going to school on rodeo and academic scholarships.
I opened my big mouth. Two weeks ago, I wrote a column about how well the Moffat County spring sports teams were doing. I went on and on about how I thought the baseball team was the best group in the school this year, the girls golf team was the best in the region and about the girls soccer team getting close to making the playoffs.
Thursday, May 11
Moffat County Jail Report Wednesday, May 10 Chester Harry Johns, 42, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
Today 10 to 11 a.m. Friday playgroup meets at the north side of City Park, weather permitting. Call Karra at 326-8553.
Although a $21 million new hospital project is lying in wait, The Memorial Hospital administrator George Rohrich is turning his attention to a more immediate need.
Boys swim team goes after state times at regionals
Less than a second. That's the difference between the state-qualifying standard and Moffat County's 200-meter freestyle-relay team's best time.
The prospect of another oil shale boom hitting Northwest Colorado continues to be a cause for concern for local governments.
Jail inmates assaulting accused sex offenders is nothing new, Moffat County Sheriff Buddy Grinstead said this week.
Elwood Eisenhauer Age: 42 Occupation: Shop owner, Ike's Automatic Transmission Shop
Craig has plenty of options for Mother's Day presents
Mother's Day often includes the smell of flowers, the taste of chocolate and the rhyme of a heartfelt card.
Yampa Valley Baptist Church is hosting a farewell open house for George and Laura Swanson.
Although I personally did not take too much hope away from the meeting, I'm sure all of us who served in the military appreciated U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar and Rep. John Salazar coming to Craig on May 5 to speak to us regarding a Veterans Affairs medical facility in Northwest Colorado.
The 2006 Big Blue Football Camp will be in the afternoon from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 22, 23 and 24 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
Clean-up aims to beautify Craig, help residents avoid citations
How many citations have code enforcement officers issued since Craig City Council adopted stiffer nuisance policies in April?
Wednesday, May 10
High school grad rises above racism, stereotypes to sit with president, policymakers
Mark Juarez, a 1997 graduate of Moffat County High School, rose from humble beginnings to dine with President Bush, aid in the hunt for Osama bin Laden and counsel policymakers such as Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell.
Two bike accidents sent children to the hospital Sunday, so bike safety is on many parents' minds.
Witnesses testified Wednesday that a Craig man sold more than 14 grams of methamphetamine to an informant in September.
To the editor: Somebody once said that the trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off! One of Craig's best is retiring this year, and the students and the staff at Craig Intermediate School are going to be sad to see him go.
Moffat County Jail Report No bookings reported.
Christy Ann Sauvageau and Jabcob Sean Forward announce their engagement.
Jaime and Tracey Garrett, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Aidan Thomas Garrett, at 9:13 p.m. May 6, 2006, at The Memorial Hospital.
The University of Northern Colorado announces that Mark Hastings graduated May 6 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in finance. His parents are Philip and Pam Hastings, of Craig.
A Craig woman pleaded guilty Monday to methamphetamine possession, a charge that could send her to prison for 15 months.
A Craig man will serve three years in prison for placing a 2-year-old boy in bath water so hot it caused third-degree burns, a judge ruled this week.
Someone needs to stand up for victims, say members of a local organization dedicated to preventing domestic violence.
Goals are state qualifications for boys, regional title for girls
At last year's regional track meet, Moffat County's Andrew Drake found out his kryptonite: the large yellow-orange sphere in the sky.
Tuesday, May 9
Brad Olden and Kelly Ann Peed, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Kirsten Ann Peed, at 1:18 a.m. May 3, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Katy Gray knew her Moffat County High School journalism class was full of talented and hard-working students who collaborate to put out Post Script, the high school's newspaper, each month.
• Commissioners tabled discussion of the county's annual fire operating plan until next week. Commissioners said they wanted more time to review the plan before voting on it. The plan lays out how the county would cooperate with other agencies if there is a wildfire.
Candice M. Morrow, 19, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of possession of a hallucinogen with intent to sell, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Taig Rehmel and Andrea Curran, of Oak Creek, announce the birth of their son, Banyan Lyon Rehmel, at 6:24 p.m. April 30, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Bill and Ramona Green, of Craig, announce the engagement of their daughter Lacey Green to JD Sexton, son of Danny and Kathie Sexton, of Laporte.
Jerry and Sherrie Schell of Clifton, formerly of Craig, announce the engagement of their son Bryce C. Schell to Jessica K. Taramarcaz, daughter of Paul and Sharon Taramarcaz of Gunnison.
Chuck and AnnaMarie Appley (Gerini) of Cumberland, Ind., announce the birth of their son, Kyle Charles Appley, at 10:04 p.m. April 25, 2006, at Clarian North Medical Center in Carmel, Ind.
Driver's license offices closed The Craig, Meeker and Rangely Department of Revenue driver's license offices will be closed May 22 through June 3.
Health care for veterans has been a hot topic lately -- it brought U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar and his brother, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, to Craig on Friday.
A graveside memorial for Doris Helen St. Louis is at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Reader Cemetery in Savery, Wyo.
Brandy Olsen recently earned a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies (elementary education) from Adams State College in Alamosa.
Bobbi Jo Mitchell, formerly of Craig, was wed to Vince McIntire of Silver City, N.M., on March 15, 2006, in Socorro, N.M. The couple will reside in Socorro. A June 16 reception is planned for the couple.
Jeremiah and Lizzy Case, of Walden, announce the birth of their son, Braxton Allen Case, at 8 p.m. April 29, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
The Craig City Council on Tuesday discussed the removal of four-way stop signs at Sixth and School streets and at Sixth and Ranney streets.
A Craig woman had a quarter pound of hallucinogenic mushrooms and 2 ounces of cocaine with her when deputies pulled her over last week, a narcotics officer said Tuesday.
Two golfers qualify for state; team places second
Meghan Innes has a bone to pick with golfing legend Jack Nicholas. "His course was beautiful, but it wasn't very forgiving," the Moffat County sophomore said after playing the Nicholas-designed Aspen Glen Golf Club. "If you stay safe, you're OK, but one bad shot, and you're in trouble."
The Boys & Girls Club of Craig will soon add a new service. The organization purchased a 14-passenger mini-bus a month ago that will shuttle youths to and from the club this summer. Body and vinyl work are being done to the bus and decals are being added.
Patrick and Deana Miller, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Gabriel Lee Scott Hering, at 5:18 a.m. April 29, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
The 43rd annual Colorado Northwestern Community College commencement ceremony was at the CNCC-Rangely campus in the Weiss Activity Center on Saturday.
5:30 p.m. Craig Youth Hockey has its monthly meeting at the Loudy-Simpson Ice Arena. Call Mike at 824-4411 or Mark at 824-8211.
Thursday, May 11 9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at the home of Patti Askew. "The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana" by Umberto Eco will be reviewed by Susie Begam-Violette. Call 826-0412.
Members say they want to improve service
Tears welled in the eyes of Craig resident Delia Eisenhauer as she received a standing ovation from Craig's business community.
Monday, May 8
Longest term yet in meth sweep
A judge Monday sentenced one of the 15 people arrested in December's methamphetamine sweep to six years in prison.
After helping Dinosaur Community Charter School secure conditional approval for a charter application from Denver's Charter School Institute on April 24, Principal Dana Forbes will not be returning for the 2006-07 school year.
Team researches non-native species in the Yampa
John Hawkins speaks of the Yampa River with reverence. "The Yampa is unique," he said Friday near its bank west of Craig. "It is one of the last free-flowing rivers. It has a natural ecosystem, so it's special."
The Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer with the celebration of Grand Olde West Days in Craig. The event runs May 26 to 29 and includes a car show, bull riding, parades and music, topped off with craft and food booths.
Noon to 1 p.m. The Craig Chamber of Commerce annual meeting is at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. The cost is $15 a person. People interested in learning more about the Chamber, its accomplishments and its goals for 2006 are welcome. To RSVP, call 824-5689.
As the illegal immigration debate goes on, I would like to say that at my home, my good neighbors are welcome. I expect them to knock on the door for me to admit them. I don't expect them to just walk through my unlocked door and expect from me the privileges of family -- not only meals and shelter, but also their health care, schooling, etc. And if I should refuse to provide these things, I would not appreciate their demonstrating and complaining to the world how heartless I am.
The Craig Chamber of Commerce will lay out its goals for 2006 at its annual meeting today.
Officers received a report of trespass. Officers received a harassment call. Officers received a report of shots fired.
World Games on the line for Special Olympians
A chance to compete in the 2007 World Games in China will be at stake this weekend for the 139 athletes and 15 teams participating in the Special Olympics competition in Craig. And, if you don't think competitors take the games seriously, think again, a coordinator said.
Joseph "Joe" Boyd, former longtime Hayden resident, died Sunday in Denver.
Sunday, May 7
The company that owns a local coal mine changed its name last week -- but not its operations or its home base.
Parents could barely pull their children away from the fuzzy kittens and licking dogs. The Humane Society of Moffat County hosted an Adopt-A-Thon on Saturday at Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply to attract adoptive families and raise money for the organization.
4 p.m. The Craig Poetry Group meets in The Bookstore at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. Call Cheryl Miller at 824-3990.
Brian and Coty Dilldine announce the birth of their son, Koy James Dilldine, at 6:46 p.m. April 21, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Baseball team ends season with 10-inning thriller
Members of the Moffat County baseball team stood around the truck bed silently. They were trying to sort through the swarming emotions in their heads after the season finished before they had hoped: it hurt, it was exhausting and it was over.
Celebration unites communities split by national issues
Immigration laws. Amnesty proposals. A giant wall separating America from Mexico. These issues exist for politicians and pundits, the Rev. Jose Saenz said, and were the furthest thing from everyone's minds Saturday during the Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
New business takes retiring fire management officer from the forest to the water
For Craig resident and outdoors guru Mike Rieser, it's been a lifetime spent in the open air. Unfortunately, his office at the Little Snake Field Office for the Bureau of Land Management doesn't even have a window.
Cowboys, 'city slickers' drive herd to Big Gulch
It wasn't exactly a thundering herd that strolled down U.S. Highway 40 -- after all, sprinting along a paved road isn't good for the hooves.
Friday, May 5
CEO: Investigation finds no cases of fraud, abuse
The Memorial Hospital board of trustees released a statement Friday indicating that an ongoing investigation has revealed no evidence supporting allegations of Medicare fraud and abuse.
A broadcast from Atlanta was beamed around the world Friday to 800,000 viewers in 600 cities and 20 countries, including 75 people at First Christian Church.
Craig Middle School teacher Courtney Jenison fondly remembers her experience as an eighth-grader, laying a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
Limited numbers allow team members to branch out
Sophomore Robert Daniels had never played shortstop, and sophomore Anthony Flores had never played catcher.
Most dog owners probably don't like Craig's leash law.
Player: 'We went from being an OK team to being a team that worked together'
The Moffat County girls JV soccer team saved the best for last.
Bull riding competition May 27 The Grand Olde West Days Bull Riding Competition, a Professional Bull Riders Discovery Tour event, hits Moffat County Fairgrounds Arena on May 27.
Moffat County Jail Report Thursday, May 4 No bookings reported.
Mike G. Thomas, 88, passed away April 28, 2006, in Grand Junction. He was born Oct. 8, 1917, in New Brunswick, N.J., the son of Nick and Evanthï¿½--a Prevelanakï¿½--s Thomas. Mike's parents emigrated from the Island of Crete.
Paul Galvin Luviano Jr. was born on Sept. 2, 1982, in Kansas City, Kan. His parents are Paul G. and Tammy (Fox) Luviano. He was raised and attended school in Kansas City. After high school, Paul attended Central Christian College in McPherson, Kan., for one year.
Today 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Habitat for Humanity has a workday at its first Craig project home, 745 Yampa Ave. Take hammers, pry bars, brick chisels and crowbars. Call Greg Smith at 824-4020, John Bouldin at 824-5459 or Vicki Burns at 824-3701.
Energy producers address hot topic
Twenty-two people died in coal mine accidents last year. Twenty-six have died already this year.
Sixth-graders graduate from Drug Abuse Resistance Education program
Carolyn Wade was as excited as the parents Wednesday morning in the CMS auditorium, who watched proudly as their sixth-grade children graduated from the 10-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program.
Congressmen hope to have clinic for veterans in Craig
U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar is "cautiously optimistic" that a health clinic for veterans will be built in Northwest Colorado.
Thursday, May 4
To the editor: We would like to thank Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply for the generosity it extended to our 4-H pig club.
Moffat County Jail Report Wednesday, May 3 Faith Hope Pruitt, 34, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail to serve time for a previous offense.
CNCC honors students, staff Gene Bilodeau, Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus dean, will provide greetings and introduce the college's new president, John Boyd, to begin the Craig campus recognition ceremony at 6 p.m. today at the Moffat County High School auditorium.
A bill in the Colorado Senate aimed at fighting wildfires has Moffat County commissioners fired up.
A special meeting of The Memorial Hospital board of trustees Thursday night failed to produce a decision or statement about an investigation into possible patient neglect and Medicare fraud.
Sen. Ken Salazar will discuss ways to provide health care for Northwest Colorado veterans during a meeting today in Craig.
A nationwide program to improve schools is gaining traction in Colorado.
The hills surrounding Moffat County High School soon will be alive with melodies from the great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria von Trapp, the family whose story was featured in "The Sound of Music."
Some of Craig's leading residents were in jail Thursday, awaiting "bail" from their friends and relatives as part of a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
A new power plant technology program is gaining steam as students head toward enrollment in the fall at Colorado Northwestern Community College.
Goal just out of reach, but team much improved
If the Moffat County girls soccer team summed up its record-breaking season with its final game.
Group provides platform for local lyricists
Moffat County's open spaces provide the ideal breeding ground for folks like David Morris, who process outdoor experience through the written word and wish to cultivate their poetic side.
The Craig Daily Press has a new assistant editor.
It may be a little egotistical of me, but I feel like I've got a pretty firm grasp on the English language. I was a professional writer for 11 years, and despite public perception, reporters work very hard to ensure that what they print is well-written and free of misspellings and typographical errors.
Today 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maximum Impact Simulcast is live via satellite at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way, with John C. Maxwell, Dave Ramsey, Tim Sanders, Patrick Lencioni, Kathy Ireland, Mark Sam-born, J.C. Watts, Peyton Manning and Archie Manning. Call 824-6024.
America and Mexico -- two countries born on the backs of citizen soldiers fighting for independence. The two countries soon will celebrate a holiday of significance, a holiday of freedom.
Wednesday, May 3
Man accused of attempted murder
The lawyer for a Craig man charged with attempted murder is close to working out a deal with prosecutors, she said Wednesday.
To the editor: This year's 9Health Fair in Craig was certainly a success, as noted on Monday's front page. However, the statement that the $30 blood test offered "would otherwise cost $3,000" needs to be corrected.
Children invited to ride The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors is sponsoring the "Patriotic Kids" in the Grand Olde West Days parade May 27.
Moffat County Jail Report Tuesday, May 2 Jamie Lynette Mitchell, 22, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
Robert Raymond Himmerich passed away April 29, 2006, of natural causes.
To the editor: On April 27, eighth-grade boys at Craig Middle School explored career opportunities in the first Boys to Men Seminar.
When Adriane Zachary was voted homecoming queen in October, she had no idea it would lead to bigger competitions at the state and possibly national levels.
The Moffat County Clerk and Recorder's Office is no longer accepting foreign driver's licenses and birth certificates as identification for motor vehicle registration and titles.
Moffat County baseball team hopes to get two W's this weekend
Rich Sadvar spent a lot of time at the Western Slope League baseball meeting this week trying to help the league coaches get his players' names right.
Florence "Flossie" Warrick, 85, former Craig and Steamboat Springs resident, passed away April 30, 2006, at her home in Grand Junction because of complications from lymphoma.
To the editor: Earlier this week, JB Chapman attended the Moffat County High School Parent Accountability Committee (PAC) meeting, presenting a check for $1,448 to the committee.
One of the defendants from December's methamphetamine sweep pleaded not guilty Wednesday to possession and distribution of meth.
Tim Gibbs is optimistic about the business climate in Craig.
Today 10 and 11:30 a.m. Story-time is at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. The theme is planting and growing. Call 824-5116, ext. 405.
People who think they are treated differently than others on the job might have a legitimate claim for discrimination, a state official said Wednesday.
Pvt. Briane Poole of the Delta Company, 2nd Platoon, has completed all requirements of the United States Army Infantry Basic Training Brigade in Fort Benning, Ga.
With low turnout, voters select four new board members
A minority of the overall fire district population chose two incumbents and two new members to the board of directors in Tuesday's election.
Tuesday, May 2
Judge rejects plea for truck thief
A judge rejected a plea deal Tuesday that would have sent a Craig woman to prison for four years for selling and possessing methamphetamine.
Eric and Lynda Filler, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Eric Hunter Filler, at 5:14 p.m. April 24, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Terry and Amanda Boswell, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Ethan Bryce Boswell, at 2:29 p.m. April 23, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Bureau of Land Management officials made the right call last week when they decided not to lease the mineral rights beneath city-owned land near Elkhead Reservoir.
To the editor: Craig Youth Soccer Association is in the middle of its Community Outreach Program, and many of the soccer kids spent time Friday cleaning Woodbury Park for some of their community service hours. Our goal is to get 200 community service hours in collectively during our spring soccer season. So to the following kids, I wish to say thank you for your work on this project:
Craig Police Department Monday, May 1 Officers received a report of theft.
Girls golf wins another tournament The Moffat County girls golf team won another Class 4A division title at a golf tournament Monday in Montrose.
Dan and Vicki Weber, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Thomas Owen Weber, at 5:27 p.m. April 27, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Two newcomers round out four available seats
Voters chose John Forgay and Tony Maneotis and incumbents Alan Webber and Don Musgrove at Tuesday's election.
This year's class of nurses graduating from Colorado Northwestern Community College includes recent high school graduates and seasoned veterans already in nursing careers.
Two police officers take Spanish class in Mexico
Two local police officers recently took a trip to Mexico, but they spent most of their time in a classroom, not on the beach.
Chamber accepting award nominations The Craig Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2006 Business of the Year and Sunshine awards, which will be presented during the Chamber's annual meeting Tuesday.
Today 8:45 a.m. The 2006 DARE graduation, which is open to the public, is in the Craig Middle School auditorium, 915 Yampa Ave.
Moffat County Clerk and Recorder Elaine Sullivan isn't worried about how the county will pay for new electronic election equipment anymore.
Scott and Rachel Guire, of Craig, announce the birth of their son, Joshua Duane Guire at 12:56 p.m. April 24, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Chelsey Lee Castle, of Meeker, announces the birth of her son, Camryn Michael Ray Hinden, at 7:53 p.m. April 25, 2006, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Rifle scores in injury time to beat Bulldogs, 2-1
Injuries hurt the Moffat County girls soccer team in ways a hot tub can't heal.
Monday, May 1
I'd like to speak up about the horrible accident that occurred Friday night at Indian Run. I just want to make sure everyone's aware of the fact that not all of the kids that were up at Indian Run were up there at an underage drinking party anymore than all of the adults that were at the Chamber mixer were drinking. People need to have a little bit more faith in the kids of our community. People need to show a little bit more compassion when accidents happen and quit looking for somebody to blame and worry about how we're going to fix it.
Paul Luviano Jr. of Craig died Friday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Craig Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Fisher House, a home near military hospitals for families of wounded or ill soldiers, in care of Grant Mortuary.
Lucas E. Wiser was born on June 4, 1987, in Fargo, N.D., to Lance E. and Debra Katherine (Littlepage) Wiser. When Lucas was 7, his family moved to Craig, where he attended school, graduating from Moffat County High School in 2005.
A Craig man who pleaded guilty in March to methamphetamine distribution will spend the next year in a drug treatment facility, a judge ruled Monday.
Ross Evans said he knows exactly where he parked his John Deere 7520 tractor Friday -- and it definitely wasn't on top of his plow.
For three generations, cowboys have driven horses through Maybell every spring as they relocate the herd from their winter range near Browns Park to the summer pastures at Big Gulch.
Moffat County Jail Report Saturday, April 29 Billy Jim Bennett, 27, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence, speeding and prohibited use of a weapon.
A judge Monday sentenced a Craig teen who used counterfeit $100 bills at local retailers to four years of probation.
Mike Thomas, a former Savery, Wyo., and Craig resident, died Friday in Grand Junction. A funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Dixon, Wyo. Interment will follow at Reader Cemetery.
Today 6 to 9 p.m. A free workshop for parents of children who learn differently or have special needs including accommodations and modifications to curriculum is at the Northwest Board of Cooperative Educational Services conference room, 325 Seventh St., Steamboat Springs. The event is free. For reservations, call PEAK Parent Center at 1-800-284-0251.
Florence Warrick, a former Craig area resident, died Sunday in Grand Junction. Services are pending.