News for Saturday, May 2, 2009

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Our View: The weight of water

Water is our most important resource and should be protected.

Kathy Bassett: How to fix a broken water pipe

Being on your own, especially if you are a female sometimes : wait a minute, this isn't sounding just right.

Hayden plans cleanup, community garage sale

Booths available to those who wish to sell

Hayden residents are invited to throw out the old and bring in something new during a community cleanup and garage sale May 9.

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Students earn computers after completing program

Not a sound was made as more than 200 people waited quietly for the last of 71 names to be called.

Moffat County officials visit Washington, D.C.

Moffat County Commissioner Audrey Danner said she knew she had arrived in Washington, D.C., when Ray Beck shook the hand of a lobbyist sitting next to him on the plane and said, "See you on the Hill."

Carol Wilson: Responding to the Editorial Board

Regarding the April 25 Editorial Board suggestion for grafting together Grand Olde West Days with Whittle the Wood :

Dental Coalition addresses letter, fees

We, the board of directors and executive director of the Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition, would like to respond to and clarify several points made in the recent letter regarding prices charged at the Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition.

Annie's Mailbox: Our friend is embezzling money

Dear Annie: My husband and I have a good friend, "Steve," who is a manager at a company where my husband used to work. My husband is still pretty close to a lot of the people there.

Horoscope for May 2, 2009

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Only you can permit relatives or outsiders to have an influence over your family affairs, which is none of their business. Stand your ground, and keep them out of your clan's concerns.

TMH Board hears viability study about possible medical office building

Citing the need for extra space, The Memorial Hospital has started looking into the possibility of adding a medical office building at the new hospital campus.

Datebook for May 2

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Centennial Mall, at 1111 W. Victory Way, hosts the Spring Mother's Day Bazaar. Call 824-7011.

Baxter Black: When the cat hits the fan

The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet have exposed our suburban children to the dog-eat-dog reality of nature.

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Former educator-turned-writer's work debuting Sunday in The Denver Post

Craig woman 1 of 16 people chosen from 230 Colorado candidates to write column for newspaper

The house at 701 Taylor St., with its walls built of stones from throughout the Yampa Valley, resembles a cottage and looks as if it were plucked from the pages of a fairy tale.

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Big Blue football camp teaches young players gridiron fundamentals

On Thursday, a few minutes before a session of the Big Blue Football Camp started, there were hoards of kindergarten through eighth-grade players playing on the blocking sleds or a game of two-hand-touch.

Craig briefs: Cinco de Mayo festival today

Integrated Community/Comunidad Integrada will host the Fifth Annual Cinco de Mayo celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40, two miles east of Craig.

Government update for May 2

Government update for May 2

Police blotter for May 2

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person.

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Eating the nutrient-rich way

Make the most of your money by preparing healthy, filling meals

These days, people are trying to find ways to stretch the food dollar. According to a recent consumer survey, funded by the Beef Checkoff Program, American consumers actively are working to manage their food costs but aren't sure about the best approach.