News for Monday, April 26, 2010

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David Pressgrove: World-wide significance

As I stood at the base of Taipei 101, the world’s second tallest building, I fought a feeling of insignificance.

Post Office preparing for food drive

Letter carriers to accept donations May 8

The Craig Post Office is asking postal customers to “help the hungry” by donating to the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive across America on May 8, according to a news release.

On the record for April 27

Deputies responded to five civil problems.

Editorial: Shaping our future

It’s no secret that we’re living in a tough economy today, and one made potentially tougher on our small, energy-dependent community by the recent passage of Colorado House Bill 10-1365, fraudulently known as the Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act.

National magazine lauds local contractor

Dave DeRose, president of Masterworks Mechanical, was recently recognized in a nationally distributed trade magazine, published by the National Comfort Institute, as member of the month.

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My Life My Words: Bridget Harrington

“I started working here because I wanted to get more hours and I enjoy the people.

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MCHS girls varsity soccer continues strong 2nd-half play

If the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team is close by halftime, coach Harry Tripp likes his team’s chances.

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Familiar school, new job

Sarah Hepworth to take over as East Elementary principal in August

he last time Sarah Hepworth walked the halls of East Elementary School as an employee was 12 years ago.

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Coffee party may be winding down

The Craig chapter of the coffee party political movement has lost some momentum.

Datebook for April 26

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide presents the two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training at the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St. The workshop is offered free of charge. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided. Call Ronna Autrey at 875-2941 or 846-8182.

Annie's Mailbox: Is daughter’s behavior normal?

Dear Annie: Is it unusual for a 25-year-old to not know her sexual orientation?

On the record for April 26, 2010

An ambulance crew waited on standby for the fire department.

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Aging well: Wellness Day helping to ease the aches of aging

A few years ago, a group of independent-minded older adults in South Routt County started their own little exercise class at the Community Center in Oak Creek.

Sports Spotlight: Kyleen Ellgen

Year: Freshman, Moffat County High School

Horoscope for April 26

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — You will feel pressure from others if you are too rigid and stubborn about having your way. No matter how right you think you are, be willing to bend a bit.

Glanville: Hospital marketing, why not?

Marketing a hospital — I had never thought about such stuff until I read a recent article about a retiring TMH board member who mentioned it as part of his job description.