News for Tuesday, January 29, 2008




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Bulldogs swim to first

Moffat County swimming team wins tri-meet in Grand Junction

With "the toughest stretch of training" almost behind her team, Moffat County girls swimming coach Marin Campbell said the team is tired.

Craig briefs for Jan. 29

Funke to host writing workshop

Commission examines raising county fees

Regulation for agriculture buildings possible

The Moffat County Commission tabled a revised county fee schedule, one that could raise prices and introduce the first example of regulating agriculture buildings, at its Monday meeting.

Bulldog freshmen sweep by Delta

The MCHS boys and girls freshman basketball teams captured first-place Saturday in Eagle Valley, while competing in four-team tournaments.

Puck Ewes blanked in Steamboat

Craig women's hockey team loses to Storm, 3-0

The Steamboat Springs Storm exacted a bit of revenge Sunday on the Craig Puck Ewes.

Senior Spotlight for Jan. 29

The year has gotten off to a record snowfall in many places. We, too, have gotten lots of snow.

Police Blotter for Jan. 29

Moffat County Jail

Datebook for Jan. 29


Craig City Council: Opinion piece lacks thought, research

As the elected representatives of the city of Craig, we, the Craig City Council, have the responsibility to respond to the Craig Daily Press opinion, "Our View: Funding Inaction" printed in this paper on Jan. 19, 2008. We, the City Council, are strong advocates of responsible, public discussion of issues relevant to this community.

Raftopoulos: Just a fling

Remember when you were little, let's say in kindergarten, and your older cousins would drill you with questions?

'Open to everyone'

Colorado College Goal Sunday to offer help filling out FAFSA

Sending a child off to college is difficult enough without sorting through the past year's bank records and income tax forms, said Mary Anne Hunter, Colorado College Goal Sunday public relations coordinator.

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A long road

Acquiring U.S. citizenship took 16 years for translator

For six years, Maria Sandoval, a translator and program counselor at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, has been the mediator between two worlds.

Caucuses may not influence presidential election

When residents attend the 2008 Colorado caucuses next week, they will be asked to elect party delegates, but their voices may not reach the presidential races at the national conventions, officials said.

Blizzard conditions demand highway closures

Hundreds of motorists were caught in whiteout conditions between Craig and Steamboat Springs early Monday evening.

Rick Hammel: Wolves do not attack children

This is one of the myths about wolves. They don't attack children. There has only been one death of a human ever attributed to a wolf in North America.

Andy Bockelman: Credibility dead with 'Bucket List'

Two heavyweight actors not enough to breathe life into Reiner film

Biking along the Great Wall of China, an inside tour of the Taj Mahal and driving a Shelby Mustang at top speed: The combination of these endeavors can only be seen in "The Bucket List."

Maren Schmidt: The heart of relationships: communication

To know who children really are, we need to observe our children at work and play. J Krishnamurti, an Indian philosopher, wrote that the highest form of human intelligence is observing without evaluating.