News for Monday, April 12, 2010

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Government update for April 12

Moffat County Commission Next meeting: today, Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way Agenda: • 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence • 8:35 to 8:45 a.m. Consent agenda

On the Record for April 12, 2010

On the Record for April 12, 2010

Craig briefs: Alpha Tau electing officers today

Alpha Tau Chapter 757 of ESA is scheduled to host a business meeting at 1 p.m. today at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

Horoscopes for April 12, 2010

ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Don’t be so quick to give up on something just because things aren’t happening for you as quickly as you think they should. Stick with it because it will yield all that you’re hoping it would.

Annie's Mailbox: Husband had affair 30 years ago

Dear Annie: I am a 64-year-old woman, and my husband is 65. We have been together for 45 years. Until recently, I thought we had the perfect marriage. However, when he became seriously ill and thought he might die, he confessed to an affair 30 years ago.

Aging Well: Exercise improves Parkinson’s symptoms

There are many unanswered questions about Parkinson’s disease. Some, such as what causes the condition in the first place, are troubling. Others, such as why exercise improves lives of people coping with the disease, are more optimistic.

George Peters: Where we are failing

It seems many citizens and politicians today have no knowledge of history and its teachings. Many see only today and tend to bend the rules and laws to suit their own limited knowledge of the mistakes of man.

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Bryce Jacobson: New treatments offered at NutriTherapy Center

Holly Sperry, owner of The NutriTherapy Center in downtown Craig, has brought on two new specialists to perform acupuncture treatments.

H. Neal Glanville: My attempt at saving the planet

During the past month and a bit, I’ve spent time in search of a job to supplement our income. Being a tradesman, I didn’t think President Barack Obama’s economic floundering would have too much effect on craftsmen finding work. Once again, the weak side of my brain was doing the thinking.

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Bulldogs varsity soccer batters Rams, 6-0

Moffat County wins Saturday against Roaring Fork

If there was one thing the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team needed, it was a big win, freshman Kelsie Pomeroy said. And that’s exactly what the team and Pomeroy delivered Saturday at Woodbury Sports Complex against visiting Roaring Fork High School.

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Children get ‘quality family time’

8th annual Celebrate Children Festival draws large crowd

Porter Walker, 6, sat expectantly on a bench Saturday morning in Centennial Mall. Erica Stewart, an occupational therapist with the Moffat County School District, knelt before him and unwrapped a shiny, black bike helmet.

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Shane Thomas: Multitasking

“There’s a lot of things that are IT. It’s anything from just repairing computers to programs not working, copy jobs, copiers, any kind of business like that. Basically, anything that confuses you, you can come and we’ll find it out. I don’t know everything, but I know a lot of places to get that information. It works out pretty good.

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Steamboat ski season ends with events

Closing Day includes Pond Skimming competition, costumes

It wouldn’t be Closing Day at Steamboat Ski Area without the goofy getups. Skiers and snowboarders were decked out in all sorts of costumes Sunday. The guy wearing an orange tuxedo and top hat was hard to miss. So were the people in banana suits. There were little girls wearing tutus, men dressed as cowboys and women wearing bikini tops with their ski pants.

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Commissioner candidate eliminated

Delegates at Saturday’s county assembly vote on candidates, resolutions; Barnes off primary ballot

Tami Barnes, a Moffat County Commission District 2 candidate, was eliminated from the Republican primary ballot Sat­urday during the Moffat Coun­­ty Republican Party Coun­ty Assembly.