On the Record for Feb. 4, 2010
Recent reports of child enticement have prompted the Craig Police Department to step up patrol efforts around schools, police reported Thursday in a news release. The police department reported that there have been two incidents in the past two days of strangers approaching children walking to or from school.
Third day of testimony in assault case continues this afternoon
Under cross-examination this morning, Michael Wesley Mottlau bristled when asked how much he had to drink the night that Richard Lopez was injured in what would turn out to be a fatal altercation.
For Evelyn Tileston, executive director of the Independent Life Center, the past few months have been a “dream come true.” Months after purchasing the building located at 438 Yampa Ave., Tileston and the ILC staff received another boost Wednesday morning in the form of a check for $460,000 to start several building renovation projects.
In wrestling, there is a specialized move for almost any situation or preference. For Moffat County High School senior Scott Mann, there’s one he calls his favorite. Popularized by 1972 Olympic silver medalist Rich Sanders, the Sanders’ Cradle is the preferred way Mann, who has 21 pins on the season, finishes an opponent.
Despite a laundry list of accomplishments, ranging from Army Ranger, lawyer, author and outdoor enthusiast, what Bob McConnell is most proud of is what his wife calls “cowboy virtues.” As he tours the Western Slope promoting his Republican bid for the Third Congressional District seat in Congress, McConnell hopes to show residents that his virtues transfer to government. McConnell stopped Tuesday in Craig and spent Wednesday at Twentymile Coal Co.
As the season winds down, the Moffat County High School boys varsity wrestling team is setting itself up nicely for not just the regional meet, but the state meet as well, coach Roman Gutierrez said.
We are quite concerned that a Jan. 28 article in the Craig Daily Press misrepresented the availability of cancer care in the Yampa Valley.
Horoscope for Feb. 4, 2010
Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide will host the Suicide, Depression and the Grief Process free community forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop.
Police Blotter for Feb. 4
Government update for Feb. 4, 2010
Oh, goodie! I said, sarcastically, while throwing a bunch of my husband’s old Sports Illustrateds into the recycling bin. “It’s almost time for another swimsuit edition.” “Not necessarily,” my spouse replied. Boinnnnggg! I made a feeble attempt to wrap my head around this new information.
Michael Wesley Mottlau, who described Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lopez as his best friend, testified Wednesday about the events of Jan. 1 and 2, 2009, that led to Lopez’s death. Mottlau and his younger brother, Timothy Mottlau, were with Lopez when the group quarreled with David and Eduardo Capote and were present for the reported assault that led to Lopez’s death. Taking the stand at the end of the second day of testimony, Michael Mottlau recounted how he and his companions were at the Tap House Sports Grill, where he said the Capotes heckled them for their selection of song.
Datebook for Feb. 4, 2010
Dear Annie: I have a daughter from a previous marriage, and my husband and I have a son together. The problem is, my husband ignores my daughter.