News for Wednesday, July 8, 2009

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Broncos cheerleaders in town this week

Squad in town from Denver for 2009-10 swimsuit calendar photo shoot

Squad is in town through Saturday for its 2009-10 calendar shoot. Taking a break from the typical beach location, the cheerleaders opted this year for a spot that says "Colorado."

Rain keeps fires low

Western county drying out, danger levels rising

For the first time she can remember, Lynn Barclay spent the Fourth of July at a family barbecue instead of being called to service to fight a wildland fire somewhere in the West.

Annie's Mailbox: Mom doesn't like my boyfriend

Dear Annie: I am a 28-year-old gay man. I have two jobs, keep my own house and pay my own bills. I recently started seeing someone who makes me feel wonderful, and for once in my life, I am happy. The problem is my mother. She has never met "Bill," but already doesn't like him because of our age difference. He's 47, but is the most caring person I have ever known. He supports me in all that I do and tells me I can do anything.

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Christopher Gingrich: Angels' Rivera snubbed for All-Star Game

OK, we're pretty much halfway through the MLB season and the All-Star Game in St. Louis is coming up next week.

EDP asks county for grant support

Competition concerns local officials

Three new grants equal three new opportunities as far as Darcy Trask is concerned. The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership director hopes the Moffat County Commission feels the same way.

Craig briefs: Wyoming museum celebrates 1949

The Grand Encampment Museum, 807 Barnett Ave., in Encampment, Wyo., is hosting a Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering from July 17 to 19 and a Living History Day on July 18 and 19.

John E. Husband: Thanks to community for help with loss

On behalf of the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit and the Little Snake Field Office, I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who helped us deal with the loss of engine captain Brett Stearns.

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Kicking off the soccer season

Craig Parks and Recreation soccer allows children 15 and younger to get out and play

From pint-sized mid-fielders to aspiring Peles, soccer in every shape and form kicked into action Monday and Tuesday.

Horoscope for July 8, 2009

CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Two friends are separately brewing up something special with the intent of repaying favors to you.

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New electronic records system will help VNA efficiency

At the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, a health care provider used to walk into an exam room with a paper chart. The chart could be passed off from medical assistants to providers, from billing staff back to the doctors.

Road and Bridge to begin street chip sealing Monday

The city of Craig's Road and Bridge Department will be sealing chips on streets in the area starting Monday and running through July 16.

Datebook for July 8

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Aging Well Program sponsors Wellness Wednesdays for adults age 50 and older. Options include art, writing and exercise classes. Lunch is served at each week's lunchtime presentation. The event takes place at the American Legion Post, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 871-7676 to register.

Our View: Property problems

A potentially messy situation exists in the area of Pershing Street between a couple who owns a business and an out-of-town development company seeking to expand an existing business.

Police blotter for July 6

Shiloh Elizabeth Harmsday, 33, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.

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Valley Health Center's new OB/GYN begins work

The halls of Craig's Valley Health Center are much different than a refugee camp in Africa, however, Dr. Kathleen "K.C." Keating applies her medical philosophy equally in both places.

Driver in chase faces 9 charges

Police say guns, truck were stolen from same Craig residence

The Craig man who led deputies on a 40-mile chase Monday faces nine charges and remains in Routt County Jail on two $50,000 bonds.