News for Saturday, October 17, 2009



Jury finds man guilty of lesser offense in vehicular homicide case

A jury convicted a 20-year-old Colorado man Thursday afternoon in Moffat County District Court, albeit for a lesser offense than what he was charged with. Logan Robert Arambel was charged in District Court with vehicular homicide, a Class 4 felony, in connection with a Dec. 26, 2008, accident on Colorado Highway 13, in northern Moffat County, between Craig and Baggs, Wyo.

Government update for Oct. 13

Moffat County Commission

Our View: And the band plays on ...

It's an unfortunate reality that, in the high school realm, the accomplishments of groups outside the world of sports sometimes is overlooked. That's a trend the Editorial Board would like to remedy today.

Craig briefs: Alpha Tau Chapter ESA week today

The Alpha Tau Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will observe the Colorado Epsilon Sigma Alpha Week today, which began Thursday.

Annie's Mailbox: Bothered by partner's lack of financial ambition

Dear Annie: I love my boyfriend. He's a superb partner. He is, however, the laid-back type or, depending on how you look at it, just plain lazy. Since I am a bit high strung, I appreciate how easygoing he is, but when it comes to our finances, I am bothered by his lack of get-up-and-go.

Datebook for Oct. 17

Datebook for Oct. 17

Dave DeRose: Good Season, Steelers

Those who know me know two things - I love the game of football, and I am a proud citizen of Broncos' country. Today, however, I am a proud citizen of the Doak Walker Steelers nation.

Bryce Jacobson: In support of my paper's coverage

Much has been said in the past couple of days regarding the manner in which the Craig Daily Press handled the reporting of Kathie Johnson's death earlier this week. Some who have been critical of the coverage think the paper should apologize for the way the story was handled.

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Pet adoption day is today in Craig

he Humane Society of Moffat County is scheduled to host a pet adoption day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Craig Animal Shelter, located inside the Bear Creek Animal Hospital at 2430 E. Victory Way. The Humane Society is offering reduced adoption rates.

Horoscopes for Oct. 17, 2009

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - This is not a day to let down and allow others to see your work. Keep control of all endeavors in your capable hands, because you're the one who will transform little into much.

Police Blotter for Oct. 15

Police Blotter for Oct. 15

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6th-graders to be published

Local students to be a part of National Gallery of Writing

Eleven-year-old Ryan Lueck had no problem choosing his favorite dessert. He also didn't have a problem describing, in mouthwatering detail, the delights of a "nice, big brownie" for an assignment in a sixth-grade English class.

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Event to feature pumpkins, scarecrows, food

On Friday at the Wyman Museum, about 20 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Craig painted pumpkins, made scarecrows and wandered through the hay maze. Friday's activities were designed to entertain students out of school on fall break, but Wyman will be offering all those activities and more to the public during today's Wyman's Pumpkin Patch.

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A look at how MCHS teams have played halfway through the season

With less than a month remaining in the fall schedule, Moffat County High School athletic teams have had solid seasons. Golf and rodeo teams have finished while volleyball, cross-country and football all turn their gaze to regionals and playoffs.

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Man, dog, donkey and friend walk across the country, pass through Craig

Eric Sheets stood on the side of Colorado Highway 13 north of Craig on a sunny autumn day with a dog, a donkey, a friend and a vision. Sheets has been on the road since Memorial Day 2008. He arrived Friday night in Craig and will stay for an indefinite period.

Achievement Night to feature attitude speaker

Alisa Comstock, Moffat County Youth Development Director, said the upcoming "Achievement Night is going to look different this year." That's because the Moffat County Fairground Pavilion, the usual site of the annual Achievement Night, is being remodeled and is not available. So instead, 4-H members will gather at the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The event will take place Oct. 29.

Attitude expert to speak at Achievement Night

Alisa Comstock, Moffat County Youth Development Director, said the upcoming "Achievement Night is going to look different this year."

Over A Cup of Coffee: Evelyn Ott's baked apples a delicious recipe

This morning, over a cup of coffee, I checked out my calendar and discovered that, incredibly, October is nearly half over.