News for Wednesday, September 23, 2009



Social host is 1 step closer to approval

Noise ordinance temporarily held back

The Craig City Council discussed two new proposed ordinances at its meeting Tuesday night, but only one was informally approved to return for first reading. Underage drinking and noise were the meeting's focus.

Datebook for Sept. 23, 2009


Fantasy Fix: Memo to NFL fantasy owners: Fear the Jets

After the conclusion of the NFL's Week 2, fantasy owners at least know one thing: Do not start any of your players against the New York Jets' defense. At least that's the way it looks right now.

Annie's Mailbox: Problem with parents and rent

Dear Annie: I was wondering if you could help me with a problem I'm having with my parents. I'm 31 and freely admit I still live with them, as does my 26-year-old brother. My parents are both semi-retired, working part time. They earn decent salaries, and my dad gets a nice retirement check every month. We live in a nice house with extremely low rent and few bills.

YVRA car rental businesses fear impact of possible Hayden levy

In a worst-case scenario, a new car rental tax in Hayden could knock business down by 10 to 15 percent, Aaron Wiltfong said, who operates Budget Rent A Car at Yampa Valley Regional Airport and will be among those voting on the proposed tax Nov. 3.

County waives 2 bid processes

Road and Bridge lease, Pavilion renovation given no-bid contracts

The Moffat County Commission approved, 2-0, waiving a formal bid process for two separate projects at its meeting Tuesday.

MCTA special meeting agenda

4 to 5:30 p.m. today in the back room, Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave.

Our View: Grateful for the generosity

Finding homes for wayward pets can be a thankless job. There's usually an endless stream of unwanted, lost or abandoned animals, and often the only bit of reward volunteers get comes in the form of self-satisfaction from doing a good deed of uniting these animals with new owners.

Cheryl Chase: Thanks to community

The Craig Special Olympic athletes and coaches would like to thank the Craig community, Charlie Hamblin, Wendy's and the volunteers that helped for all their support during our corn sales last week. Without you all, it wouldn't have been the success that it was.

No ruling on assault suspect's bond

James Lee continues to be held in Moffat County Jail on $50,000 bond after a status conference Tuesday between attorneys in the case and Judge Sandra Gardner.

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MCHS varsity golf places 8th at regionals

With just three holes remaining Tuesday at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs, Mark Dockstader was enjoying a solid game of golf with a score of 67.

Horoscopes for Sept. 23, 2009

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Be careful about attempting to push your desires onto a peer group when meeting with fierce resistance. Drop it and let the majority rule, or you'll end up being a lonely orator.

Craig briefs: Homecoming parade has new route

The 2009 Moffat County Homecoming Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. Line-up begins at 1 p.m. at the new starting location at Craig City Park.

Chamber, MCTA, EDP launch joint Web sites

Three community groups have banded together to create joint Web sites in a bid to better collaborate and serve the community.

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Residents looking forward to live cooking show

Retired schoolteacher Peggy Bomba, of Craig, always is looking for new ideas to bring back to her kitchen.

The Humane Society of Moffat County: A big thank you

The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank Mr. and Mrs. Zaragoza for the generous monetary donation.

VFW receives approval on helicopter for veterans memorial

A decommissioned Huey helicopter might soon make its home in Craig, as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 recently received approval from the Army and the national VFW to obtain one of the machines for a proposed veterans memorial.

Police Blotter for Sept. 21, 2009

Moffat County Jail