News for Tuesday, June 17, 2008




Fire crews respond to Milner Landfill blaze

Area fire crews responded to a fire at the Milner Landfill on Monday evening. The blaze was thought to be contained late Monday night.

Shellye Lang: Thank you for helping

I would like to thank the couple who stopped to pick up my daughter, Trenna, after her bicycle accident Thursday and took her to the hospital.

'Age is not a barrier'

CNCC planning to sponsor trip to Hawaii for students age 50 and older

Janet Kawcak recently returned home. Now, she's ready to go again.

Craig brief for June 17

Sweet Adelines place 6th in Salt Lake City

Police Blotter for June 14

Moffat County Jail

The family of Don Stevenson: Words are not enough

Words cannot express the heartfelt thanks to all the friends and family who brought food, called, sent flowers and dropped by in our time of sorrow.

'New knowledge'

Multiple sclerosis support group meeting focuses on wellness tips

With her right hand held up to her face, Susan Chenoweth placed her middle and index fingers on her forehead, pinched her nose with her thumb and ring finger - and burst out laughing.

Datebook for June 17


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Passing through

New Moffat County High School athletics director visits Craig

He doesn't officially begin his new job until July 1, but new Moffat County High School Athletics Director Rick Penner just couldn't stay away.

Senior Spotlight for June 17

According to the calendar, summer officially arrives June 20. Hopefully, winter will listen and we can truly say it's summertime and the fish are awaiting, along with picnics galore and time for some getting out and gettin' 'er done.

Maren Schmidt: Physical activity enriches mind

During the first six years of life, a child's brain develops based on the interaction of the child with his or her environment.

The ugly truth

Presentation gives businesses information on meth abuse

Sunken skin, poor oral hygiene and hyperactivity are just three of the typical traits that could indicate an addiction to methamphetamines.

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'Fulfilling a dream'

Cancer survivor to trek across America to raise funds for research

Eastbound U.S. Highway 40 shimmered in the mid-afternoon sun as Rick Hammersley strode down its shoulder Monday.

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Moffat County rodeo team fails to place at state

A fifth-place and two ninth-place finishes aren't too bad in the state championships. Except when competing in high school rodeo.

Mari Katherine Raftopoulos: Your natural instinct

He looks up from page one of his Wall Street Journal, takes a small sip of his house blend coffee and peers over the brim of the mug.