News for Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Despite low turnout, Hayden approves Charter Commission

Group will draft town governance charter

Only 8 percent of registered town voters turned out for election. Nine-member Charter Commission will now draft document that could move Hayden from statutory to home-rule status.

Kim Hernandez: Response to Reina

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Alman Nicodemus: Support for Riley

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Annie's mailbox: Neighbor's family disrespectful, rude

Dear Annie: My next-door neighbor, "Tillie," is in her 90s. She is able-bodied, but her mind is slowly slipping. We had a great relationship until she allowed her nephew, his wife, their son and the son's girlfriend to move in.

5 questions with city office candidates

Below is the first part of a question and answer series with each Craig City Council candidate who will appear on the April 7 municipal election ballot.

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MCHS grad paves road to higher learning for high school students

When George Avgares returned to Craig after 17 years in Las Vegas, he also returned to the profession he knows best.

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Proposal worries cyclists

Baumgardner: 2-abreast amendment protects all road users

State Rep. Randy Baumgardner has angered some cycling groups with an effort to curtail riders' ability to ride two abreast on state highways, but the Hot Sulphur Springs Republican said his amendment is for the safety of all road users, including cyclists.

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DA: Bring trial back to Moffat County

Prosecutors ask judge to reconsider venue in murder case

The legal wrangling in a Moffat County murder case continued Monday morning with a prosecution filing asking the presiding judge to reconsider trial venue.

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Steamboat Springs girls soccer team cruises past Moffat County, 7-0

The wind cutting across the surface of Gardner Field on Monday afternoon was frigid, but not even the cold seemed to slow Steamboat Springs High School's red-hot offense.

Police blotter for March 31, 2009

Moffat County Jail

Mary Jo Brown: April known for showers, flowers and pranks

In like a lamb, out like a lion.

CSAPs wind down

Testing is nearly complete across Routt County

Weeks of filling in bubbles with No. 2 pencils are coming to an end for Routt County students as Colorado Student Assessment Program tests draw to a close.

Sports briefs: Weather pushes baseball indoors

Let it snow? Heck, no.

TMH extends charity care coverage

The Memorial Hospital Board voted unanimously to extend its charity care coverage during its meeting Wednesday.

Horoscope for March 31, 2009

ARIES (March 21-April 19) - Important or significant matters should be accomplished as early as possible. If you concentrate only on enjoyable things, thinking you'll get to the necessities later, you'll end up in trouble.

Maren Schmidt: Following the adult

Children naturally want to connect to the adults in their lives.