News for Saturday, October 18, 2008



MCHS falls in season finale at Roaring Fork, 5-2

Winners in double overtime late Thursday against rival Steamboat Springs, the Moffat County High School soccer team ran out of gas Friday afternoon in the team's season finale.

Know their face, know their policy

Residents react to Thursday's candidate forum

Residents in the audience at Debate 2008 gave different opinions on how interesting they thought this year's political candidates are.

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Ida Freeman Fox: The lost Freeman grave

Many of Craig's historical stories deal with people making their mark on the growing town and settling happily into the community. These families find themselves in the pages of the newspaper frequently throughout the years as they make their contributions.

Datebook for Oct. 18


Chuck Mack: A different type of beautiful day

Autumn in Northwest Colorado is just as colorful as anywhere we've ever been. The only thing I can see wrong: It just doesn't last long enough. It keeps Alberta and I busy trying to make a circle drive each day while the colors are beautiful.

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A lopsided affair

Steamboat rolls over Moffat County, 43-7, in annual rivalry game

Moffat County and Steamboat Springs' matchup Friday night was exactly what you'd expect in a high school rivalry game.

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Andy Bockelman: 'Igor' odd, but amusing feature

The evil scientist is one of the most enduring stock characters of all entertainment, but what about the man behind the maniac? The untold story of the put-upon lab assistant is told in the animated film "Igor."

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Airedales to zebras, and everything in between

Wide variety of projects available for new, returning 4-H enrollees

"Geospatial" - it's a brand new 4-H project in Colorado that's all about exploring spaces, going places.

Our View: Flood of orange welcomed

On Wednesday night, parking lots at local motels might have looked a little more full than usual. "No Vacancy" signs were lit up. The grocery stores' lots featured more RVs than average. Local fashion suddenly trended toward camouflage, brown and bright orange.

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Habitat volunteers surge to finish construction

Routt County Habitat for Humanity benefited Friday from a bounce in participation in construction of its West End Village duplex, partly in response to the recent criminal charges against the organization's former executive director.

NRA puts Democrats at the head of the class

The National Rifle Association graded candidates on their gun rights policies, and in the race for Colorado Senate District 8, gave the Democrat an "A."

Craig briefs for Oct. 18

Independent Life Center changing office hours

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MCHS journalism students learn about content, layout at conference

Quality by design

When Skyler Gingrich looks at the pages of her high school newspaper, she sees what could be there.

Police Blotter for Oct. 17

Moffat County Jail

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Picture perfect

Return home reunites Marine with toddler son

When asked Friday what he thought of most while serving in one of the world's most dangerous regions, Craig native Chris Thompson didn't have to look far to find the answer.