News for Thursday, November 20, 2008

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Great American Smokeout is today

If improving your health isn't enough of an incentive to finally kick the smoking habit, maybe money is.

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Craig men on strike

Bowling championship draws local competition to Thunder Rolls

Lyda Vernon has been bowling for at least 30 years, yet the accomplishment had somehow managed to elude his grasp.

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Economy, prepare for takeoff

Local and state specialists highlight perceived advantages of general aviation

Mike Forney posed a big question Wednesday.

Craig briefs for Nov. 20

MCHS musical begins run tonight

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Veterans Hotline: Send troops mail

The U.S. Postal Service recommends sendnig mail to troops ASAP. All Holiday mail for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan should be mailed by Dec. 4 to arrive before Christmas. The USPS is running articles in the Daily Press "Local" feature regarding their services and deadlines. Read them and comply so our young service men and women know that public support still exists for their sacrifices in our behalf.

Police blotter for Nov. 18

Justin Warren, 37, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.

Cathy Hamilton: Stirred by Bond gadgets

Why are men so gaga over James Bond movies?

DOLA critical for local government

Changing rules and decreases in available funding worrisome

City and county officials said the Colorado Department of Local Affairs is a significant funding source for local government needs and should remain so as long as there's money.

Datebook for Nov. 20

8 a.m. to noon. Craig Workforce Center will host an open house at 480 Barclay St. for "Keep Colorado Working Day." Find out about the services available at the local work force center. For information, call 824-3246.

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Hayden remembers Robert 'Bobby' Donelson

Robert "Bobby" Donelson was remembered Wednesday as a friendly classmate and capable woodworker with an easy smile. Bobby died Tuesday afternoon after collapsing on Hayden High School's football field. He was 15.

Local DOLA request almost $2 million

Local government and other groups plan to apply for at least $1.9 million from the Colorado Division of Local Affairs in the agency's December grant cycle.

Frazier East project gears up

59-acre annexation development plans new homes, commercial space

After a period of little to no visible activity, progress on the newly annexed land west of Craig began this week.