News for Tuesday, January 6, 2009



Recent car theft under investigation

Police chief: No leads, no suspects

The Craig Police Department is investigating an auto theft at Stillwater Motors in Craig that is thought to have occurred Dec. 29.

Police Blotter for Jan. 6

Moffat County Jail Friday, Jan. 2 Thomas Everett Senkevech, III, 31, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.

Weekly wrap-up for Jan. 6

Each Tuesday, the Craig Daily Press will review the past week in Moffat County High School varsity sports, with complete team standings, schedules and past results.

Maren Schmidt: The secret of good teaching

Between the ages of birth to 4 1/2 , children are in a sensitive period for refining their senses.

Charges dismissed vs. ACET suspect

Judge signs order vacating suspected distributor's trial

A judge signed an order Monday agreeing with a prosecution request to dismiss charges in Moffat County District Court against a suspected drug distributor.

Boarder rescued in Fish Creek drainage

A snowboarder who ventured into the Fish Creek drainage Sunday afternoon was rescued by Routt County Search and Rescue personnel later that evening.

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Coaches still needed for AAU basketball

Angie Charchalis, Moffat County High School girls basketball all-time leading point-scorer and Colorado High School All-state selection, did it.

Betsy Peck: Christmas for Seniors

Once again, I am amazed at the kindhearted, wonderful people who live in Craig. This year, as they have always done in the past, they opened their wallets and gave so lovingly to Christmas for Seniors. We also got many items donated that we were able to give to the senior citizens in our community.

Man on the street for Jan. 6

How have teachers and students reacted to the first day back to school?

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Law enforcement officials say drivers are going too fast, causing accidents

At about 10:27 a.m. Monday, a 41-year-old man lost control of his 1999 Dodge Durango on eastbound U.S. Highway 40, slid left across the road and rolled his vehicle into a ditch.

Legislators take aim at new session

2009 General Assembly convenes Wednesday for 120-day session

About the only thing that's changed for Al White at the Colorado Legislature this year is the title on his name plate.

Craig briefs for Jan. 6

The Aging Well Program, a division of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, received a $14,000 charitable contribution from proceeds of the Colorado Grand Car Rally, the VNA reported in a news release Monday.

Senior Spotlight for Jan. 6

January is off to a good start. I bet I dug out every article of clothing I thought was winter wear, and summer and autumn, as well. When layered, it works - I can hardly move.

Jennifer L. Grubbs: Falling on ice

Falling on the ice sure can be a learning experience.

Datebook for Jan. 6

Noon. Craig Red Hat Society Potluck at Craig Fire Station, 419 Yampa Ave. Everyone welcome. For information, call Peggie Lawton at 824-2338.