News for Friday, October 16, 2009



Walt Vanatta: Police beat for September

The department responded to 1,384 requests for service in September and Community Service responded to 218 requests for service.

Veterans Hotline: American NW Realty hosting Veterans Day event

American Northwest Realty is sponsoring a free lunch for veterans and their families from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11, Veterans Day, at 105 E. Victory Way. I will issue another reminder later in month.

Police Blotter for Oct. 15

Police Blotter for Oct. 15

Bob Woods: God called us to love

The central theme of the creation story throughout the first chapter of Genesis is that "God saw that it was good." But now God looks at all he has made, everything, and says, "It is not good." It is not good that a person should be alone. Everything else is good, but this isn't.

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Cardinals soar past Steelers, 26-21

Youth football team wins Doak Walker Championship

On the first kickoff of the season, the Cardinals' Shandon Hadley ran the ball back to the end zone for the first points. It was only fitting that Hadley also would score the last. Playing Thursday night at Woodbury Sports Complex, the fifth- and sixth-grade Cardinals managed to top the Steelers, 26-21, to win the Craig Parks and Recreation Doak Walker Football Championship game.

Fuel Gauge report for Oct. 16

Regular unleaded and diesel prices around Craig as of Thursday afternoon. Numbers correspond to the numbers on the photo above.

Auction to benefit 2007 MCHS grad with Burkitt's lymphoma

Becky Otis has organized an auction that will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way, to benefit the Pike family during their time of need. Cory Pike, a 2007 Moffat County High School graduate, has undergone chemotherapy and radiation therapy to treat his Burkitt's lymphoma.

Craig Fire/Rescue adjusting 2010 budget

Revenue changes could mean $8,000 in operational cuts for 2010

During the next month, Craig Fire/Rescue will have to rework its 2010 budget to accommodate $8,000 in cuts. The new budget was intended to be presented and approved at Thursday's Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting, but a late adjustment from the Moffat County Assessor's Office forced a last minute agenda change.

Craig briefs: Support group is set to meet Monday

The first meeting of a new peer support group for people with bipolar disorder and depression is scheduled from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Gold Room at the Northwest Colorado Community Health Center, 745 Russell St. For more information, call Barb Parnell at 871-7655.

Horoscope for Oct. 16

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Although you might be a bit of a dreamer, your thoughts will be positive and well placed. You'll be both imaginative and expectant, providing the power to turn wishes into reality.

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Steamboat volleyball does quick work

Sailors cruise by Moffat County in 3 games

Give the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team any sort of momentum, rivalry or not, and the Sailors will likely make it a quick night. Playing Moffat County on Thursday in Steamboat Springs, the Sailors gained momentum and cruised past the Bulldogs in three games.

Annie's Mailbox: Wife wary of relatives

Dear Annie: I am a 25-year-old wife and mother. I was raised by a single mom who worked hard to make sure we had everything we needed. I also had a large, loving family that was always around to help.

Datebook for Oct. 16

Datebook for Oct. 16

Janet Sheridan: Little bit of paradise

Before the Craig Daily Press discontinued the column, Moffat County Neighbor, I looked forward to the question, "What's your favorite place in Moffat County?" I enjoyed learning what other people like about our spot on the planet.