News for Wednesday, July 16, 2008



Thomas Penner: Search and rescue

Just a note to say a few positive words about a quiet and small operation in Moffat County that rates bigger than the county it serves.

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Crown achievement

Kinlie Brennise a princess in many ways

She's traveled more than 5,000 miles this year in a trailer with her name on it, but she can't drive. Her favorite city is Las Vegas, Nev., but she isn't old enough to gamble.

Morgan to be honored at Hayden Daze

As one of the highlights of this year's Hayden Daze event, the new Little League field at Dry Creek Park will be named after Don Morgan on Saturday.

Datebook for July 16


The long goodbye: AL wins All-Star game 4-3 in 15 innings

Baseball's All-Stars came to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium - and what a long, long goodbye it was.

Fantasy Fix: Waiver wire must haves

Digging through the waiver wires this week, I found some pitchers who are worthy of a spot on your roster and some batters who have been crushing the ball as of late.

Craig briefs for July 16

ILC to host meeting on vision loss issues

Guest Editorial: McCain right for Colorado, country

As our country prepares to elect a new president in November and we must choose who will bring our country forward, the disparity between Barack Obama and John McCain is clear.

Police Blotter for July 15

Moffat County Jail

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'Party with a purpose'

Craig Parrot Head Club cleans Yampa River

Musician Jimmy Buffett - creator of party anthems such as "Margaritaville and "Cheeseburger in Paradise" - writes a recurring theme in his songs relating to island life. This is the type of atmosphere that Dave Pike wants to bring to Craig.

Craig Centennial AirFest to offer many activities

Paper, balsa wood and candy.

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Three directives, more questions

DA candidate speaks, answers questions at Rotary Club meeting

When Elizabeth Oldham appeared at the Craig Rotary Club meeting Tuesday, members were not gun-shy about asking their questions.

Integrated Community executive director announces resignation

One of the founding members of a local multicultural organization recently announced her resignation.

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Choosing a life of significance

Craig resident planning second long-term trip to Zambia

When Debra Lueck, a Craig resident, left for a two-and-a-half year trip to Zambia in 2004, she knew she was headed in the right direction.

County adopts new political activities policy

Moffat County's political activities policy has a two-fold purpose, County Attorney Kathleen Taylor said.