News for Friday, January 4, 2008



Elisa Shackelton: Overcome your perceived fitness barriers in '08

No energy to exercise? Unfortunately, if you don't exercise, you'll have no energy, and it becomes a vicious cycle.

Moffat County Neighbor: Christine Muzik

Christine Muzik

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'Connection to the past'

Local group seeks to interpret, help preserve petroglyphs

Early morning sunshine illuminates Hazel Holdridge's face and the line of photographs hanging above her.

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Dog fight

Bulldog wrestlers prepare for home opener

Inside the Moffat County High School wrestling room the mood is somber. A handful of wrestlers have just returned from winter break, and the eerie silence coming from the dozen or so teenage boys is remarkably unexpected.

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Diane Prather: Three recipes to ring in the new year

On New Year's Day, we had clam chowder, oyster stew and leftover pizza and snacks from the night before. I was left in charge of making the clam chowder from my daughter-in-law Brandi's recipe.

Police blotter for Jan. 2

Police blotter for Jan. 2

Vet clinic finds success in first 100 days

Tuesday marked more than the beginning of a new year for the Craig Community VA Telehealth Clinic - it also marked the clinic's first 100 days of operation.

Student news: Josiah Pearson

Josiah Pearson of Craig was one of 342 students to be named to the Union University's Dean's List for the fall 2007 semester.

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Christina M. Currie: Dream job, sort of

I want a job where I only have to work seven hours a day, 177 days a year. I want between three and six breaks a day. I want to be able to show up regardless of my performance and have a myriad of counselors and specialists at my beck and call ready to help me succeed. I want lunch to be delivered to me and cost no more than $2.

Craig briefs for Jan. 4

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Datebook for Jan. 4

Datebook for Jan. 4

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The tourist hub

YVRA seen as prime tool to promote Moffat County tourism

John Ponikvar went to the Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden last weekend.

Alleged offender released from custody

A 38-year-old Craig man accused of alleged sexual offenses was released from custody Thursday afternoon following a Moffat County Court judge's ruling.

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Preventative measures

Snowmobile club to alert outdoor enthusiasts of avalanche risk

One moment of inattention or carelessness in the Colorado backcountry could cost a life, local officials say.

White looks at 2008 session

The Colorado State Legislature's 2008 session could bring a mix of statewide and local controversies.