News for Friday, April 17, 2009



Local fuel gauge for April 17

Regular unleaded and diesel prices around Craig as of Thursday afternoon.

Annie's Mailbox: My husband spends a lot of time with female co-worker

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married 22 years and have two children. "Myles" works for a large company known for its long workweeks. He and a woman, "Lara," co-manage the organization.

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Christina M. Currie: Taking a gamble

Drive to Hayden, jump on a plane and spend three blissful days in Wendover, Nev. It was the perfect way to escape - for a short while - the mud season doldrums.

Pat Jones: Who am I? I am a princess

I am a princess. I'm not a statuesque or regal princess. I'm not a stand-offish princess, nor am I a whiney, demanding princess.

Pinnacol proposal falls through

District 8 Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, beat a reporter to the punch with the first question about the collapsed proposal to use Pinnacol Assurance surplus funds to balance next year's state budget without slashing state support for higher education.

Ritter asks Tri-State for concerns about federal energy policy

Gov. Bill Ritter recently addressed the crowd at Tri-State Generation & Transmission's annual meeting in Westminster.

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Prather's Pick: 'Mortimer's First Garden' an inspirational read for children

Planting the garden can be a family affair, and that's what a mother and her children are up to in "Mortimer's First Garden," this week's featured picture book.

Committee seeks suggested names for Craig Intermediate School

Craig Intermediate Elementary School. Bulldog Elementary. Creekside. These are some of the suggestions Kamisha Siminoe, Craig Intermediate School principal, and other members of the school renaming committee, have heard in regard to a new name for Craig Intermediate.

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Tax Day Tea Party protesters

Tracy Winder, left, talks with Willard White during the Tax Day Tea Party protest Wednesday at the Moffat County Courthouse.

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New services network receives $85K federal grant for hospital building study

A network of 12 Craig-based health and human services groups received an $85,000 grant from the federal government this week.

Datebook for April 17

8:30 to 10 a.m. Senior swimnastics takes place at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.

Planning and zoning agenda for April 20

- The Journey at First Baptist request for approval of a site plan for an addition at 1150 W. Ninth St.

Police blotter for April 17

Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person.

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MCHS boys swimmers head to Denver for swim meet today

Halfway through practice Thursday, John Kirk and Charlie Griffiths were pushing each other through repeats. This has become a common scene at Moffat County High School boys swim practices this year.

Horoscope for April 17, 2009

Horoscope for April 17, 2009

Craig briefs: Wildfire safety training is today

Ten local agencies are partnering today to participate in a sand table exercise to test coordination, communication and decision-making between the agencies and cooperators who are first responders during a wildfire.