News for Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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Moffat County High School swimmers place second at Fruita

Beginning the 2008-09 swimming season strong wasn't at the top of first-year coach Meghan Francone's list of priorities last week.

Craig Planning and Zoning Commission agenda for Dec. 15

Craig Planning and Zoning Commission

Moffat County School Board agenda

Moffat County School Board agenda

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees agenda

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees agenda

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Danner appointed to commission

Executive director of Yampa Valley Partners will assume Moffat County Commissioners seat previously held by Saed Tayyara, who died Nov. 29.

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Bulldogs place second in Survivor Series

A measly two points. Entering Friday's season-opening Survivor Series high school wrestling tournament, Bulldogs coach Roman Gutierrez predicted his team would win eight of the 10 dual meets they were scheduled to compete in.

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Fundraiser brings in $38K for Boys & Girls Club

About $38,000 and counting.

Datebook for Dec. 9

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Police Blotter for Dec. 9

Moffat County Jail

Craig briefs for Dec. 9

Craig briefs for Dec. 9

Mary Jo Brown: Spirit of Christmas is spreading more each day

The spirit of Christmas is spreading a little more.

Residents awake to find vehicles robbed

On the morning of Dec. 4, seven Craig residents left their homes to discover their cars and trucks had been burglarized.

Maren Schmidt: Making the invisible visible

"I've never gotten a present from Santa Claus," said Iliana, my 12-year-old seatmate on an east coast flight. "My parents thought I should only be given verifiable facts. They told me there is no veracity in Santa Claus."

Jennifer L. Grubbs: In defense of technology

Although I'm only 28, I'm old enough to remember when having a computer at home was an impossible dream. I can remember when only people with important jobs had cell phones - and they were huge. Many TV sets, like one we had, did not have remote controls. I remember telephones with rotary dials - and definitely with cords. And once upon a time, my entire music collection was on cassette tapes, and my parents would play their records for us children.