News for Monday, August 23, 2010



On the Record for Aug. 23, 2010

On the Record for Aug. 23, 2010

MCHS varsity golf has consistent first day, streaky second

If the Moffat County High School boys varsity golf team has a day like it did Wednesday, big things are in store, coach Ken Harjes said.

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My Life, My Words: Cindy Chotvacs: Artistic tendencies

“I started learning the guitar at about 18, 19 years old

Business beat: Moving up the street

Having formerly had an office at Moffat Insurance Agency — which was recently sold and relocated to the offices of Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services — Richard Haslem of Centennial Benefits Group will now be located upstairs at the Bank of Colorado, 250 W. Victory Way.

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Up and away: 1st time balloon festival a ‘huge success’

As the sun rose from behind the mountains east of Craig on Saturday morning, the sounds of blowing fans and the rustling of several crumpled silk balloons could be heard at the Craig-Moffat County Airport. The sounds indicated the eight balloons participating in the first Moffat County Hot Air Balloon Festival were preparing to launch into the cool, summer morning air.

Annie's Mailbox: Wife needs more from husband

Dear Annie: My husband and I are a happily married couple of less than 10 years, both in our late 40s and in good health.

Craig briefs: MCHS to hold student open house

Moffat County High School is having an open house for freshmen and new students this week. The event is scheduled for 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the high school, 900 Finley Lane. Students may pick up class schedules, locker assignments and find their classrooms during the open house.

Horoscope for August 23

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Much progress and many accomplishments can be achieved when you work shoulder to shoulder with others. Collectively you’ll be able to come up with numerous bright ideas that’ll really work.

Glanville: The one that got away

My beloved brother Roy, who was also an uncle and brother-in-law, and I loved this time of year. Not only was the fishing on every body of water known to us reaching its peak, but our need to go hunting was driving our respective wives crazier than any of our daily stupidity could ever dream of.

Aging Well: Workshop, resources help ease caregiving

There is no way to fully prepare for the challenge of caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Most jobs come with training, but caregiving — and the many roles and responsibilities that come with it — often is unexpected and overwhelming.

Sports Spotlight: Tracy Mendoza

Name: Tracy Mendoza

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Routt County Fair comes to a close

Mutton bustin’, ranch rodeo, home arts ribbons bring end to Routt County Fair

A ranch rodeo, ornery lambs, shaved ice and piles of prize ribbons brought an end to the 96th annual Routt County Fair on Sunday as locals and visitors gathered at the fairgrounds in Hayden in gorgeous late-summer weather marred only by a few gusty winds.

Datebook for August 23

10 to 11 a.m. National Arthritis Foundation swimming takes place at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.