News for Tuesday, August 5, 2008


Couple events


No records for Town Board

Attorney: Oak Creek has no claim to files from Rodeman arrest

Oak Creek officials have the right to see only basic public information regarding the arrest of former Mayor Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman, the Town Board was informed by its attorney Monday.

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Moffat County High School boys golf team returns to the links

Back in the swing of things

Summer vacation is officially over - at least for the Moffat County High School boys golf team.

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Downtown gallery provides local artists with venue to display work

More than 50 paintings - capturing images ranging from rustic pioneer landscapes to the solitude of single portraits - line the green-carpeted walls at the recently opened Summer Art gallery in downtown Craig.

Bronco-mania to hit Craig

Do you bleed orange and blue?

Police blotter for Aug. 5

Moffat County Sheriff's Office Saturday Deputies responded to three requests to assist another agency.

Craig briefs for Aug. 5

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will offer a hunter education course Aug. 22 to 24 at Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main St., in Meeker. Completion of hunter education is required for anyone born after Jan. 1, 1949, who wants to hunt in Colorado.

More slots available for at-risk preschoolers

The tables have turned for at-risk preschoolers. Recent state funding increases will allow 25 more at-risk students to receive preschool education this fall through the Moffat County School District and a contracted provider to give preschool education.

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Independent Life Center utilizes additional funding

Putting money to work

Temporary funding has brought temporary relief to the Independent Life Center's Section 8 housing voucher program, Life Center officials said.

Wellness Initiative to meet Thursday

Group to discuss media campaign, plan for upcoming presentations

A local organization is gearing up for another round of media messages and community programs to alert local parents to underage alcohol use.

Daily Press names new editor

Jennifer L. Grubbs has been named the new editor of the Craig Daily Press. Her first day of work was Monday.

Athletics director settles in

As a man on the move, newly appointed Moffat County High School Athletics Director Rick Penner has been busy lately.

Maren Schmidt: Best brains require good nutrition :

Are our children getting the right kinds of food for maximum brain development and health? Most parents think their children are getting adequate nutrition but data shows otherwise. Peeking into a few lunch boxes gives some indications and insight into the issue.