News for Friday, October 24, 2008



CNCC's $21.3M on schedule

The check is in the mail for Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Board hires firm for superintendent search

Illinois-based company chosen over two other groups

The first task in finding a new superintendent is complete.

Student news: Lindsey Kunkel

Former Craig resident Lindsey Kunkel completed her master's degree in clinical psychology Sept. 10 in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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Christina Currie: Sugar and spice, that's my girl

They say that girls are sugar and spice and everything nice. Boys, on the other hand, are snips and snails and puppy dog's tails.

Brianna Myre-Wilensky: Country needs balance

We are so caught up in words like ... gasp ... "socialism" that I think we are losing our common sense. The new charge of the Republican Party is that Obama's tax cuts for the middle class are "typical class warfare and socialist." The Bush tax cuts were also a redistribution of wealth, if that's how you choose to look at the tax system; they just favored the rich and redistributed wealth upwards.

Harry Peroulis: Support Hagenbuch

During the campaign, I have on numerous occasions taken the time to listen to the District 57 candidates either speak or debate, and each time I came away more and more convinced that Todd Hagenbuch is the clear choice to represent the district. And believe me, I am a lifelong Republican, so I really needed convincing.

Craig briefs for Oct. 24

VA changes key enrollment forms

Intrawest refinances

Analyst: Debt payment will mean less investment in Steamboat

Intrawest successfully refinanced $1.7 billion in debt Thursday, staving off fears that Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.'s parent company was heading toward bankruptcy.

David, Michelle and Amanda Moore: Start recycling now

First off, I would like to thank Holly for a great letter about recycling in Craig. As usual, we are way behind the rest of the country.

Lynne Herring: Obama a socialist

I would like to tell you about a dirty little secret. I would like to introduce you and your readers to my husband and I. We are the "dirty little secret" because we have a "small" business.

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In the final stretch

MCHS cross-country team headed to state

A season's worth of hard work has reached its climax.

Moffat County Neighbor: Dianna Goucher

Occupation: Liquor Store Manager at Dark Horse

Charlie Brown: Vote 'yes' on 58

After reading and watching the ads on how to vote on Amendment 58 - the tax on energy companies - I find the ads wanting us to vote against this are very disturbing.

Ken Parsons: Support Al White

I am writing this letter to express support for State Rep. Al White in his campaign to become State Sen. Al White.

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Having a say

Candidates could do more to reach out to Hispanic, Latino voters, local says

Voting isn't only Rachel Flores' right and responsibility.

Senior spotlight for Oct. 24

Seems like I'm always making lists - groceries, refill prescription, things to do, buy, phone calls I need to make, appointments, etc. Trouble is, I forget where I put them, or forget to take them with me. Sometimes, I'll remember without the lists, like I can birthdays.

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Caroline Dotson: 'Eat Right For Your Type' discusses blood types

"Eat Right For Your Type" is a book that has crossed my path a few times, so I decided to read it.

Craig man faces sexual assault charges

Prosecutors allege pattern of abuse

A 35-year-old Craig man has been charged in Moffat County Court with three sexual assault felonies, acts prosecutors allege are part of a pattern of abuse dating back at least two years.

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Fright for sore eyes

Some of the cast members get into the spirit Thursday night before haunting hours at the Craig House of Horror. About 14 people are helping to bring the scares to their location on Victory Way next to Brass Key Realty.

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Diane Prather: Nothing better than sour cream chocolate cake

Halloween will be here in a little more than a week. You might choose to use this week's recipe to make a Halloween cake.

Police blotter for Oct. 22

A 35-year-old Craig man was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by someone in a position of trust.

Humane Society of Moffat County: Thanks for support

The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank the Golden Cavvy for hosting the monthly meetings.

Datebook for Oct. 24

8 a.m. to noon. AARP presents 55 Alive, a two-day driver safety program, at Sunset Meadows 1, 633 Ledford St. in Craig. This is the second day of the class. The class, which costs $10, will be held in the second floor activity room.