News for Monday, May 18, 2009



Datebook for May 18, 2009


Aging well: Bird watching keeps minds active

Anyone who watches birds, even casually, has experienced the natural high of seeing something so beautiful or awe-inspiring that it links them, instantly, to nature's marvels.

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Alicia Nelson fastest runner in MCHS history

If ever there was a time for Alicia Nelson to make her move, it was with 250 meters left on her last lap of her last high school race.

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Riders trek from Craig to Maybell

Saturday wasn't a typical bike ride.

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Andy Bockelman: 'Star Trek': Logic dictates a fantastic ride

In preparing for the sci-fi summer blockbuster "Star Trek," get ready to boldly go where no movie-goer has gone before - with the exception of the past 10 movies.

Craig briefs: Donations accepted for local injured man

Two local families have opened a donation account for Craig resident Ricky Bustad, 37, who was hospitalized after crashing his motorcycle last Monday west of Hayden.

Horoscope for May 18, 2009

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - If bullheadedness causes you to be intolerant of those who do things differently, it won't make them more compliant, only rebellious. Give others room to breathe.

Annie's Mailbox: Son's girlfriend keeps him out late

Dear Annie: I have a 17-year-old son. Until three months ago, he was the best son a mother could ask for. He's captain of the varsity baseball and golf teams, band officer, top 10 in his class, you name it. He gave his father and me no problems until recently, when he began dating "Holly." Now everything has gone out the window. Our son's curfew is 9:00 p.m. on school nights and 1:00 a.m. on weekends. The problem is, Holly has no set time when she needs to be home. She can be out all night and nobody cares. Our son feels because she has no curfew, neither should he.

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100 years of tradition mark graduation

Hayden High School graduates 32 seniors

Hayden High School's Sunday graduation ceremony was the 100th in the school's history.

Police blotter for May 18, 2009

Moffat County Jail

New school name down to 5 finalists

A committee tasked with finding a name for a new elementary school in Moffat County has whittled down a batch of suggested names to five finalists, the committee reported Friday afternoon.

CNCC celebrates end of school year

The Center of Craig was full May 8 as students, their families and Colorado Northwestern Community College staff celebrated the achievements of Craig campus students.

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H. Neal Glanville: DOW responds to column

Well, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. (Some of you may want to put the paper down until this part is over.)