News for Wednesday, July 4, 2007



Police blotter for July 2

Police blotter for July 2

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Grassfire threatens homes

Jeff Hergenreter was heading home when he saw the smoke rising from the hills near his house northwest of Craig.

Historic HiWay Bar restored

The HiWay Bar soon will have a new, old look. In an effort to restore the property to its historical state - and take care of some much-needed maintenance - owner Fawna Odom is undertaking massive renovations.

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Legion baseball young and having fun

The Moffat County "B" Legion baseball team is youthful and learning, said coach Shane Camilletti.

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Fire department prepares for July Fourth

Capt. K.C. Hume, of Craig Fire/Rescue, carefully opened two boxes Tuesday afternoon. One contained a large, round 10-inch covered shell, and the other, a handful of its 4-inch baby brothers.

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Keeping the arena ready

Bill Sixkiller and his grounds crew have a busy summer

After the Little Britches Rodeo wrapped up Saturday night and young riders headed off with their folks to find dinner, the Moffat County Fairgrounds came alive with a different kind of performance.

Angie, Doug Jr. and Pete Schneider: Thank you for love, sympathy

The family of Doug Schneider Sr. would like to thank all of the wonderful friends and family who have shown their love and sympathy toward all of us - everyone who sent cards, flowers, food, etc.

Players and players of the Arrowhead Auto Craig Youth Baseball team: Thank you for a successful season

The players and parents would like to express their gratitude to Noel Alonso, Dick Oberwitte and Larry Maiolo for a wonderful season teaching our children two important lessons: the joy of the game and what sportsmanship is all about.

Datebook for July 4

Datebook for July 4

Commissioners select new Maybell fire board

A new advisory board was appointed to the Maybell Volunteer Fire Department Tuesday as the Moffat County Commissioners appointed five applicants to vacant positions.

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Prather's Pick: 'Magical Mazes' captivates young children

I'm thoroughly enjoying "Tales of the Old West Retold" by C.A. Stoddard. I'll review it in next week's column.

Our View: Call from the wild

She could have done anything.