News for Monday, July 21, 2008



Craig briefs for July 21

Chamber businesses' after-hours mixer July 24

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Soaring attendance

Craig Centennial AirFest draws large crowd

The instant the rotor blades began whirring around her, 10-year-old Brittany Young felt a surge of anxiety as the Zephyr Helicopter in which she was riding lifted off the ground.

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Drug Court receives vote of confidence

Craig resident Tausha Merwin said 11 years of methamphetamine abuse came to an end this year with the aid of the new program.

Datebook for July 21


Humane Society of Moffat County: Thanks for assistance

The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank Doug Slaight for the extra large dog crate; Tom and Sue Beachman for the tent; and Joe and Marie Shaffer for the use of the post-hole digger.

Ryan Neece: Sick of government

As American citizens, I think we have a civilian duty to support our government, but this can only be held true if said administration actually is holding by their duty to serve the American populous, and these conditions must be starkly clear to the people.

Aging Well: Caregivers' input sought on program planned at The Haven

A family member or friend caring for an elderly or disabled person at home is an increasingly common situation.

Health Watch: Moving beyond cancer: Keeping your body strong

Mary Robison was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 while living in Henderson, Nev. Shortly after, she was treated with a lumpectomy and lymph node dissection.

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Scrambling for 100

Craig residents continue celebration of city's centennial on the links

Brett "Spiderman" Sperl clutched the microphone outside Yampa Valley Golf Course while drawing names from a hat, as golfer after golfer strolled up to receive one of the numerous door prizes being given away during Craig's Centennial golf tournament.

Former Oak Creek mayor Tasered, arrested

Kathy Rodeman charged with DUI, resisting arrest

Former Oak Creek Mayor Kathy "Cargo" Rodeman was stunned by a Taser and arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of DUI, DUI per se, resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer.

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'A testament to Craig'

Relay for Life raises more than $101,000 for American Cancer Society

Standing in line for pancakes and sausage about 8:30 a.m. Saturday, 47-year-old Sylvia Whiffen was tired, but not down.