News for Tuesday, July 17, 2007

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Contest entry: Harry Potter has changed my life

Harry Potter has tickled at my imagination. The first book was wonderous.

Contest entry: Snape, friend or foe?

The question of Snape's loyalty has been an unending saga in all 6 books.

Contest entry: Sirius isn't really dead

Several years ago a new book came out.

Contest entry: Snape is clearly evil

The way I think the seventh and final Harry Potter book will go is a much different way than most.

Hayden gets hit by power outage

A power outage hit Hayden early Tuesday morning and left two neighborhoods without water, Town Manager Russ Martin said.

Datebook for July 17

9 to 9:30 a.m. The Moffat County Department of Social Services distributes United States Department of Agriculture commodities at the Maybell Community Center. Recipients must be recertified each year. A picture ID, proof of address and income or current eligibility is required. Call 824-8282.

Joneses: Thank you for garage makeover

My husband and I would like to thank the Craig Daily Press, Samuelson True Value Hardware, Flint Personnel Services and Old West Sanitation for the garage makeover. Samuelson donated shelving and hardware, Flint donated the labor and Old West Sanitation donated the Dumpster. Craig Daily Press pulled it all together for us.

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'License to Wed' nothing new

"License to Wed" shares a lot of similarities with a movie like "Meet the Parents," but this time, the hapless hero must deal with a whole different kind of father. Ben and Sadie (John Krasinski, Mandy Moore) are a young couple whose romantic history has been nothing but roses. Once Ben proposes, they think that married life will be just as wonderful. However, Sadie's wish to be married in her family's church by the illustrious Rev. Frank (Robin Williams) becomes more of a complication than they could imagine.

Agencies prepare grant requests

As the August cycle of applying for grants from the Department of Local Affairs approaches, the county, city and fire and school districts are prioritizing their needs to prepare requests for a share of the energy impact money.

Police Blotter for July 17

Saturday, July 14 Officers responded to three requests to assist another agency.

Library organizes several events

The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., has several upcoming events:

Marketing Moffat County

Meeting Wednesday to look at ways to brand the area

Craig and Moffat County have a lot to offer, said Christina Currie, Craig Chamber or Commerce executive director.

Senior Spotlight for July 17

July is watermelon month to me. I eat more watermelon in July than any other time. I could easily become a watermelon addict! But due to health reasons I have to put a limit on it.

Oil, gas development in Moffat County in question

Moffat County Land Use Board vice chairman Ed Winters asked the commissioners July 10 to draft a letter to Gov. Bill Ritter and U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar expressing concern over their stand on oil and gas development in the county. The commissioners will address that concern today.

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Habitat house coming along 'slowly'

The structure is in place. The walls are up. The basics are done.

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Wanted: Soccer support

Coaches say tonight's meeting important to help earn grant for field

The Moffat County High School girls soccer team had a hard time finding a field to play games on this spring.

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'You are not alone'

Craig couple starting MS support group

He smiles. She smiles. Today is a good day.