News for Monday, September 14, 2009



TMH employee earns highest sleep technologist credential

Michelle Hampton, with The Memorial Hospital, has earned the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist credential.

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MCHS boys and girls cross-country teams place 1st

As the new season dawned on the Moffat County High School cross-country team, coach Todd Trapp said he had high expectations for his runners.

Police Blotter for Sept. 13, 2009

Craig Police Department

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Eagle's Wings Christian School starts year

In the classroom at Eagle's Wings Christian School, five desks sit empty, waiting for their students to return after the weekend. Each desk is a different size, as students of all ages gather in this classroom each morning.

Governor's recovery act team to visit Craig

Officials from Gov. Bill Ritter's economic recovery team plan to host two public meetings on the federal recovery package Sept. 21 in Craig.

Annie's Mailbox: Daughter-in-law steals from us

Dear Annie: My son and daughter-in-law are in their 30s. They have college degrees and good jobs. However, every time they come to visit, I discover things are missing. I'm not imagining it. This happened even when they were dating.

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Yahoo Golf Tournament raises more than $15,000 for COMA

With the buzz of an airplane's propeller and the thud of 3,700 golf balls colliding with the greens, the 10th annual Yahoo Golf Tournament was opened.

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Horoscopes for Sept. 14, 2009

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - It's OK if you are a bit of a dreamer because you will find ways to bring these dreams to reality and achieve what you desire.

Aging Well: Tackling the mountain, feeling better in the process

Willpower, motivation, positive thinking, planning - these challenges can trip up anyone trying to make better health choices. What may be small hurdles for some can turn into seemingly insurmountable mountains for individuals coping with chronic conditions and daily symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression.

Craig briefs: College fair comes to Moffat County High School today

The 2009 Colorado College Day/Night Program will be from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Moffat County High School. In attendance will be representatives from more than 30 schools from Colorado and the surrounding area. All students are encouraged to attend, and parents also are welcome.

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Event finds a 'forever home' for animals

Pet adoption day helps Craig Animal Shelter place cats and dogs

Craig resident Wanda Brown made her way slowly around the room of cats in the Craig Animal Shelter. Some batted paws at her fingers, some eyed her from the backs of their cages while others, like the Persian cat Zelda, meowed for attention.