News for Tuesday, April 27, 2010



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Commission to honor longtime area physician

County officials to recognize Dr. Thomas Told for 34 years of service

The Moffat County Commission is scheduled to honor a longtime area physician next week.

Mental Health Month activities planned

Colorado West Regional Mental Health Center acknowledges May as Mental Health Month, which has been officially recognized since 1949. CWRMH puts forth the message to area communities that treating the body without treating the mind is not treating the person.

Volleyball coach resigns

Brianna Montgomery-Braun resigns as MCHS head coach

Brianna Montgomery-Braun, Moffat County High School girls varsity volleyball coach, resigned from her post on Tuesday.

On the Record for April 27, 2010

On the Record for April 27, 2010

Herod and Hume testifying at state capital

Lila Herod and K.C. Hume, two residents recently affected by the Hatch Act, will be testifying today before the Colorado House committee on state, veterans and military affairs. They will be sharing their recent experiences regarding the Hatch Act and voicing their opinions on a proposed House joint resolution aimed at limiting the Hatch Act’s scope.

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MCHS girls golf finishes third at home

For junior golfer Nike Cleverly, Sunday and Monday couldn’t have been more different.

Barnes continues campaign

Tami Barnes, a candidate for the District 2 Moffat County Commission seat, is organizing a candidate forum next month in Dinosaur and invited all Moffat County candidates to attend.

Craig Farmers Market to open for season June 17

This year’s Farmers Market will begin June 17 at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig.

Bringing healthy back

Health fair offers preventive health care at reduced rates

Michelle Moore, 9News Health Fair lab supervisor, said attending a health fair this weekend in Craig is a wise way for residents to use their time.

Craig Briefs: Juniors scheduled for Wednesday test

All Moffat County High School juniors will be taking the state ACT test from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. There is no fee for taking the test.

Datebook for April 27

6:50 a.m. The Craig Rotary Club meets at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. Visitors are welcome to attend. Call 826-4444.

\David Morris: Pick up your garbage

Did you enjoy your Sunday afternoon?

Senior spotlight for April 27

One thing I realized a while back — every day brings another chance to correct yesterday’s mistakes and to fulfill our dreams.

Lawrence Sober: Education cuts should start with things we don't need

We are now hearing more and more about how we as a nation are falling behind in education.

Sports briefs: Baseball, soccer teams to face Steamboat

The Moffat County High School varsity baseball and girls varsity soccer teams will play rival Steamboat Springs High School today.

Maren Schmidt: Understanding learning

In our model of exponential education, our methods of teaching and learning will be scientific in approach and execution.

Annie's Mailbox: Should I risk losing him if I need space?

Dear Annie: I am 18 years old and have been in a relationship with “Justin” since I was 15.

Horoscope for April 27

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Taking on several goals of equal significance won’t faze you one bit today. Your good attitude helps you keep everything in perspective, allowing you to function well at what you’re doing at the moment.

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Hayden High School students get free laptops

Hayden High School senior Ryan Mahaffie wants to design video games after he graduates from college. He’ll attend Rocky Moun­tain College of Art & Design in Denver. To get a jump-start on accomplishing his goal, Mahaffie’s high school rece­ntly gave him a valuable tool: a free laptop. Four other seniors were given laptops, as well, as part of a program the high school created this year.