News for Monday, June 9, 2008



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MCHS boys basketball team places second in Niwot tourney

Summer is a time when many high school athletes take a break from class, enjoy the outdoors or go on vacation.

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Families enjoy Huck Finn Fun Day

As the ripples moved across the pond at Loudy-Simpson Park on Saturday morning, the youthful participants of Huck Finn Fun Day cast out their fishing lines in the hopes of reeling in a big catch.

Senior Swimnastics: Indoor recreation facility needed in Craig

As members of the Senior Swimnastics exercise group, we would like to have a bit of input on how we feel about the new recreation center. Our indoor swimming pool situation in Craig is very limited. Things heard in the community seem to portray that the Moffat County High School pool is in a predicament due to needed repairs and year to year it is unsure whether there will be a pool there.

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TMH switching to use Mayo Clinic for lab testing

On June 24, The Memorial Hospital will add 2,200 world-renowned employees to back up its laboratory staff.

Craig briefs for June 9

Bank to host Customer Appreciation Day

First National Bank of the Rockies will host a Customer Appreciation Day at the Craig branch, 600 Yampa Ave., on June 27. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Business News and Notes: Another way to go green

YVEA reduces green electricity costs to customers

This year, signing up for the Yampa Valley Electric Association's green energy program will be about 80 percent cheaper than last year.

Datebook for June 9

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave., hosts vacation Bible school for children 4 years old through the sixth grade. Call 824-5222.

MCHS graduate bypassed in MLB draft

June 5 and 6 went by, and Chris Winder's phone never rang.

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Aging Well: Volunteers educate, help preserve wilderness

Many older adults enjoy more of the activities they love, such as hiking, during retirement.