News for Saturday, February 6, 2010

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Girls earn 47-26 win against Palisade

The MCHS girls varsity basketball team defeated Palisade, 47-26, today.

Bulldogs win, 72-52, against Palisade

The MCHS boys varsity basketball team defeated Palisade, 72-52.

Kathy Bassett: Jobs don’t have to be boring

At my very first job, I made 50 cents an hour and thought I was rolling in the dough.

Dinosaur National Monument staff receives regional honor

Dinosaur National Monument staff earned an Intermountain Region Wilderness Stewardship Award for a recent project of removing old structures from the Jones Hole area, according to a news release.

Ray Beck: Accepting the challenge

It was Dec. 23 when I poured my usual morning cup of coffee and sat down at the kitchen table to read the Craig Daily Press. After reading some of the main stories for that day, I managed to look at the editorial, which for me is like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re going to get.

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Panel discusses factors related to suicide

Kelsey Grinstead attended Thursday’s suicide prevention forum in Craig for one person — herself. The 17-year-old Moffat County High School senior was there, at The Memorial Hospital, in hopes of understanding what affects more people her age everyday.

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Suicide, depression forum encourages community to be proactive

In a standing-room-only event Thursday night, nearly 50 parents, police officers, school administrators and teenagers crowded into a conference room at The Memorial Hospital to learn about suicide prevention. They all seemed to have a similar message: We want to help.

Daily horoscope for Feb. 6

Daily horoscope for Feb. 6

Craig Briefs: Ladies Auxiliary hosts bingo today

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 is changing the dates it hosts bingo.

Craig briefs: Waving Hands Review accepting submissions

Colorado Northwestern Community College’s second annual literary magazine is accepting submissions of art, poetry, fiction and non-fiction from all Northwest Colorado residents.

Police Blotter for Feb. 6

Police Blotter for Feb. 6

Diane Prather: Making a cobbler quickly is extra sweet

The recipe I tried this week was for an easy-to-make cobbler. It’s so good that I wish I’d tried the recipe sooner.

Important shows Sunday for Moffat County 4-H, FFA

The annual Market Beef Weigh-in and Tagging and the Moffat County Midwinter Invitational Feeder Calf Show are Sunday.

Datebook for Feb. 6, 2010

Noon to 1 p.m. Open lap swimming takes place at the Moffat County High School swimming pool, 900 Finley Lane. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. Punch and season passes are available. Call 826-6557.

Government update for Feb. 6, 2010

Government update for Feb. 6, 2010

Annie's Mailbox: Reader angry about letter from ‘Sex Therapist’

Dear Annie: My blood is still boiling from the letter from “Sex Therapist,” who said men look at porn because women don’t take care of their sexual needs. What a bunch of horse manure.

Ed Wilkinson: Mourning the late Bill Harding

News and notes for Moffat County area veterans.

Yampa River State Park staff: Great times had by all

The staff at Yampa River State Park would like to thank the Daily Press for the excellent promotion and coverage of our sixth Annual Ski & Skate event.