News for Monday, July 6, 2009

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Suspect in chase had 10 guns in stolen truck

Man led police on 30-mile pursuit from Routt County to Grand County

Glen Alan Shaffer was arrested on U.S. Highway 40 in Grand County after a chase that began in Routt County and reached 75 mph at times. The pursuit began after Steamboat Springs Police Department officers tried to pull over Shaffer near Fifth and Yampa streets.

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Fourth of July display brings community together

Craig residents Ed and Christine Jollie remember their first Fourth of July together in Colorado Springs. The two met while stationed together in the Air Force and married in 1987.

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VFW, American Legion posts retire 300 to 325 flags

Mark Wick, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, spent part of his post-Fourth of July on Sunday afternoon digging a hole on his 40 acres in Lay.

Business Beat: Trading Post business launches new products

Mom and Pop's Coffee, 1740 E. U.S. Highway 40, is a great hometown coffee and pastry shop.

Craig briefs: Raffle to benefit injured Craig man

Tickets now are available for a raffle drawing with proceeds benefiting a Craig man who was injured in a motorcycle accident, and his family.

Government update for July 6

Moffat County Commission agenda

Horoscope for July 6, 2009

CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Even if the spirit is willing, should the flesh be weak, all those tasks you planned to complete may go untouched. It won't help that you have a million excuses as to why you couldn't do them.

Annie's Mailbox: My mother expects too much from me

Dear Annie: I am sick and tired of my mother expecting me to fix everything. When my siblings get in financial trouble, she expects me to bail them out because I have a better job thanks to my college degree - a degree I paid for with student loans and grants. My family didn't help one bit. My wife and I struggled to pay off the loans while my siblings were getting into debt. My mother also expects me to spend all my vacations and weekends doing maintenance and remodeling on her home, even though I live out of town. She thinks I should fork over the dough whenever her "needs" cost more than she can afford, which is most of the time.

Police blotter for July 6, 2009

Saturday, July 4

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3 Moffat County cowboys, cowgirls take home saddles at Little Britches Rodeo

Although there might have been more than 180 youths competing at the Moffat County Fairgrounds, Gabbi Steele was only concerned with one.

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Riders bike through Craig on way to D.C.

Cross country tour benefits the disabled

Drew Gottula has a dream of becoming an astronaut, but for this summer, his focus is on helping people with disabilities.

Diane Prather: Oddly named 'Ding-A-Ling Casserole' a delight

About 30 years ago, I cut this week's two recipes from newspapers and put them in my "to try" file.

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Aging well: Volunteering yields bounty of benefits

One day per week, for the past 10 years, Betty Leipold has helped share Routt County's history.