News for Wednesday, April 22, 2009



Winter Park ski train is no more

A spokesman for Denver businessman Phil Anschutz confirmed late Tuesday that the train is being bought and moved to Canada by a subsidiary of the Canadian National Railway Co.

Two local runners finish Boston Marathon

Schubert-Akin, Kounovsky conquer Heartbreak Hill on Monday

Jennifer Schubert-Akin and Bart Kounovsky conquered the 113th annual race through Beantown streets and up Heartbreak Hill in less than four hours.

Steamboat settles for $90K in bus depot dispute

Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers said he thinks a five-figure compromise between Moffat County and the city of Steamboat Springs will help the two governments maintain a good relationship after more than a year of dispute.

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Hayden seeks YVRA fuel funds

Martin: State is holding money from sales because of confusion

Hayden officials are pressing lawmakers to help retrieve thousands of dollars in sales tax from fuel sales at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. The Colorado Department of Revenue hasn't remitted sales tax collected the last few months of 2008, Town Manager Russ Martin said.

Cathy May: Thanks to Dr. Miller

We would like to thank Dr. Miller and his staff for going above and beyond the call of duty.

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Residents support Craig Community Blood Drive by donating

For Moffat County High School junior Holly Bergman, 17, donating blood for the first time was easy. She managed to pump out a pint of blood in 13 minutes Tuesday afternoon.

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MCHS girls golf team places 4th out of 7 at Rifle Creek on Monday

Another tournament and similar results for the Moffat County High School girls golf team.

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Christopher Gingrich: Looking for new fantasy players?

A list of acquisitions for your baseball lineup

So, some of your top fantasy baseball picks are not cranking out the numbers you expected. No need to fret.

Annie's Mailbox: Husband is hiding his sexual past

Dear Annie: I am 28 years old and very much in love with my husband of 11 months.

To balance budget, Routt County asks Moffat, Grand counties to cut DA personnel

Routt County's projected $4.9 million budget deficit may have unintended consequences for Moffat and Grand counties.

Datebook for April 22

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Aging Well Program's "Wellness Wednesday" is at American Legion Post No. 62 for individuals ages 50 and older. It includes art, writing and exercises classes throughout the day. Lunch is served at each week's presentation. To register for activities, call 871-7676.

Our view: Fallout of fear

There are some anniversaries people would like to forget. Monday, the 10-year-mark of the tragic shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, is one such milestone.

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Students put teachers to the test with high-tech dishonesty

Never underestimate the creative genius of the desperate student.

Craig briefs: Injured worker flown to Grand Junction hospital

A man working at The Memorial Hospital construction site was injured Tuesday afternoon in "some type of industrial accident," a Craig Police Department representative said.

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Students help clean up for Earth Day

On Tuesday, more than 500 students helped clean up around Craig and Moffat County High School for Earth Day.

9News Health Fair to offer blood screening, other services

Annual event has been helping the community for 30 years

From 7 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Sunset Meadows II, seniors older than 65 can have their blood drawn and screened. On Saturday, anyone older than 18 can attend the 9News Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sunset Elementary School.

Police blotter for April 22

Toni Elizabeth Moore, 50, of Steamboat Springs, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.

Horoscope for April 22, 2009

Horoscope for April 22, 2009

Hayden, Soroco diversify courses

High schools offer wider variety of rigor in classes

Hayden High School will offer an Advanced Placement course for juniors and seniors for the first time next year as the school begins a transition toward more AP offerings.