News for Wednesday, June 11, 2008



City Council approves liquor ordinance revisions

The Craig City Council approved changes to a proposed ordinance to restructure its liquor license violation procedures at its meeting Tuesday.

'The Host' a tale about relationships, second chances

Stephenie Meyer is the best selling author of "Twilight," "New Moon" and "Eclipse," a vampire romance and young adult series. Young adult literature uses slightly simpler language, limited adult presence, and themes that are relevant to young people.

Chris Gingrich: Players on a tear

In this week's column, it's back to baseball.

Triple Crown brings summer ball

Triple Crown Sports, a national organization, seeks to "focus on something positive in the face of increasing talk about negativity in youth sports," according to a news release.

County looks to create Youth Services Department

"Let's be proactive with our kids instead of reactive," said Kelly Patterson, director for the Moffat County Crisis Intervention Team and Community Evaluation Team.

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Saddle up

Horse rider passes through Craig as part of excursion, protest

Arriving in Craig on Monday afternoon, Baden Whitehead received a response that he has gotten accustomed to in the past week, one of surprise upon seeing his equine transport.

Kenny Burch: When will the city maintain its property?

My letter is in regard to the land located north of Seventh Street owned by the city, known as Sherwood forest. It is my understanding that it was to be part of the park system. But, it now how become nothing but a dumping ground by some of the older kids, and a place for drugs, fighting and foul language. As a property owner in the area, I have had some problems occur with trash, things being broken on my fence, and then I have to put up with poorly mannered teenagers.

Student news: Kearn Gerber

Kearn Gerber, a student at Craig Intermediate School, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum.

Police blotter for June 9

Judith Jane Brown, 50, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of second-degree criminal trespass, two counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of theft, crimes against at-risk adults and juveniles, unlawful acts/licenses, violation of bail bonds, violating a restraining order and possession of drugs.

Datebook for June 11

8 a.m. The Craig Downtown Business Association meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The second Wednesday of each month is a meet-and-greet, hosted by a local business.

Daughters redux

Former DAR chapter seeks to reorganize after disbanding 47 years ago

Peggy Clopton Gonzales' doesn't need a genealogy expert to tell her where her roots lie.

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Gold at the games

Special Olympians bring home gold

Julianne Malley didn't know. After all, it was her first time, and she couldn't help but pick up change.

Wooden it be nice

Whittle the Wood begins at Craig City Park

With the roar of a chainsaw and the patience of a saint, the participants of Craig's annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous can create works of art.