News for Friday, November 9, 2007

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Suspect arrested in Kum & Go robbery

The Craig Police Department arrested a Craig man Thursday in connection to the September armed robbery of the east Kum and Go.

Police Blotter for Nov. 7

Deputies responded to eight requests to assist another agency.

A drive for improved roads

Former CDOT leader starts push for rural highway improvements

Dick Prosence, of Maybell, doesn't like the drive on Highway 13, his town's main roadway.

TMH acts quickly

Board commissions study, hires general contractor for hospital project

It didn't take long for The Memorial Hospital's board and administration to move forward with plans to build a new hospital.

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Christina M. Currie: It's all about presentation

It's been a long time since I've checked the score in the nature versus nurture debate, so I've got no idea whether genetics or environment are ahead.

Striking out against meth

COMA bowling fundraiser provides funds for drug abuse awareness

The war against drugs continues this weekend - at a bowling alley.

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Fun over 50 still possible, Red Hat Society member says

What do members of the Red Hat Society do? Anything they want, says Red Hat member Cheryl Bush.

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Craig resident 'bags the big one' on hunting trip

It's not supposed to be this easy. Hunting is all about tracking the animal, staking it out, researching its habits and finding out its routines.

Two teams seek the same path

Bulldog basketball practices begin Saturday

The winter sports season for the Moffat County High School is on the horizon.

MCHS basketball team to throw fundraiser

The Moffat County boys basketball team is out to raise money.

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Diane Prather: A treat sure to be eaten in a flash

As promised, this past weekend I made Pumpkin Bars, and we had them with coffee after we dug potatoes on Sunday. The bars taste like pumpkin pie.

At the root of it all

Grassroots campaign to curb youth drinking begins Tuesday

Organizers of an upcoming local campaign designed to limit underage drinking are angling for participation from key areas - health, mental health, education, law enforcement and the judicial system.

The Ina Rollins Family: Family expresses gratitude for kindness

The family of Ina Rollins wishes to express its deepest gratitude for the kindness expressed during the passing of our mother.

Moffat County Neighbor: David Dmytro

Age: 66 Place of birth: Long Beach, Calif. Occupation: Rocky Mountain SER assistant to Sam Ordoner

Craig briefs for Nov. 9

The Aging Well Program offers an all day program, "Wellness Wednesdays", each Wednesday at the American Legion Building (Shadow Mountain Clubhouse) in Craig for adults "50 and Better."

David DeRose and J.B. Champman: Special thanks for those supporting 3A

It was a privilege to work with a great staff that cares about the future of education in Moffat County.

Datebook for Nov. 9

Joey Hendershott hosts a bake sale outside City Market to raise money for his trip to Washington, D.C., in March. He was nominated to participate in the People to People Leadership Forum. Call 824-6248.

Elisa Shackelton: It's not too early to plan Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, many stores already are putting turkeys, stuffing, cranberries and baking supplies on sale.