News for Wednesday, February 24, 2010



Craig Police warn residents of e-mail scam

The Craig Police Department is advising local residents about an Internet scam involving “the sale or proposed giveaway of a puppy/dog,” according to a news release. The scammers are using advertisements through e-mail, police reported.

On the Record for Feb. 24, 2010

On the Record for Feb. 24, 2010

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Shell halts Yampa water bid

Oil company withdraws application filed in Steamboat in December 2008

Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday that it is abandoning its quest for water rights on the Yampa River to develop oil shale production, citing delays in the project because of the global economic downturn.

MCHS students, counselors discuss body image disorders

Although sophomores Jordan McLeslie, Emily Wellman and Ashley Wardlow said they’d never go to such extremes to look a certain way, they acknowledged that distorted body images and obsessive eating and dieting behavior are not uncommon in the MCHS halls.

Moffat County School Board to discuss 3 calendar options

After receiving input from staff and community members, Moffat County School District officials will present three 2010-11 school calendar options for vote at Thursday’s School Board meeting.

Mari Katherine Raftopoulos: Just wait

Life is about waiting. As much as it’s about the pursuit, you can’t get there until you wait. We move forward while we wait. And much like you wait in line at the grocery store, we wait our turn for the next stage in life.

Government update for Feb. 24, 2010

Government update for Feb. 24, 2010

Andy Bockelman: Upcoming Oscars acknowledge wide array of films

With the nominations announced in early February, the race for the 82nd annual Academy Awards is well under way.

Horoscope for Feb. 24, 2010

Horoscope for Feb. 24, 2010

Datebook for Feb. 24, 2010

The Aging Well Program sponsors Wellness Wednesdays for adults ages 50 and older. Options include art, writing, and exercise classes. Lunch is served at each week’s lunchtime presentation. This event takes place at American Legion Post 62, 1055 County Road 7. Call 871-7676 for more information.

Craig Briefs: Car Care Clinic is set for Saturday

A Love INC Car Care Clinic for single mothers, seniors and people who are disabled is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Cook Chevrolet, 1776 W. Victory Way.

ACET activity decreases in 2009, statistics show

Although the number of cases the All Crimes Enforcement Team processed is down from 40 cases in 2008 to 34 in 2009, commander Garrett Wiggins considers the year a success nonetheless.

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CMC won’t change location in Steamboat

Officials decide against relocating college campus

Colorado Mountain Col­lege’s Alpine Campus will stay put, the Board of Trustees decided after a discussion during a special teleconference meeting Friday.

Annie's Mailbox: Sister took control of mom’s bank account

Dear Annie: When my mother went into an assisted-living home, she added my sister’s name to some of her accounts so sis could help pay her bills.

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Local officials concerned about Vermillion Basin issue

Some upset with potential designation

Some local officials have been left confused and upset by a document leaked Thursday from the Bureau of Land Management, which lists the Vermillion Basin as a potential site for “special management or congressional designation.”