News for Friday, January 1, 2010



Horoscope for Jan. 1

Horoscope for Jan. 1

Annie's Mailbox: Offering readers New Year’s wishes

Dear Readers: Happy New Year. We hope you managed to get through last night with a minimum of embarrassment or harm and that you still remember what you did.

A letter to God

I recently was preparing a sermon on the God of all comfort. As I was praying about what I would say, God spoke to my heart and said, “Write me a letter about the comfort you have received from me.”

Walker Criswell: Thanks for your help

I would like to thank John Ponikvar, Jay Oxley, Mark Samuelson, John and Jonie Walt, Jay Wagner and Xcel Energy for their generous contributions to the Bulldog Midget hockey team.

Deb Conner: Giving thanks

A big, heartfelt thank you to those in the community who participated in my family’s Christmas. You will never know how much it meant to us and to me, specifically.

Police Blotter for Dec. 30

Police Blotter for Dec. 30

Craig briefs: Chamber seeking award nominations

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from businesses and residents for its annual Businessperson, Small Business and Large Business awards to be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting in February.

League games highlight slate of contests

Below are the January schedules for Moffat County High School varsity sports teams. The Moffat County club hockey team will kick off the 2010 sports season Sunday, with high school teams starting Jan. 7, when varsity wrestling travels to Las Vegas.

Janet Sheridan: Battling the holiday bulge

My spree started with a handful of candy corn on Halloween and ended with a dip-dripping chip on New Year’s Day.

MCHS boys varsity basketball ready to face familiar opponents

Despite having already played eight games, the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team’s season is just beginning.

James Lee assault case headed to trial

Craig man attacked husband and wife in their home Aug. 30

In a Dec. 14 court appearance, James Lee, of Craig, pleaded not guilty to a series of felony charges related to an reported assault on an elderly couple.

Hospital reduces VNA’s rent discount

Visiting Nurse Association to pay $7,500 more in rent this year

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will pay The Memorial Hospital $7,500 more to occupy its building in 2010.

Year in review, part 1

A look at the stories that gripped Craig in 2009

Large building projects, a first-degree murder trial and a former Craig police detective’s arrest were just some of the stories that gripped Craig and Moffat County in 2009. The end of the year invites many to reflect on how they spent the past year, the challenges they faced and the accomplishments they achieved. It also allows for a look back at the top news stories of the year that was. What follows are some of the biggest stories of the year, as chosen by the Daily Press staff.

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VNA to expand into old hospital

The primary concern for the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, a public health organization, is meeting community needs.