News for Monday, January 4, 2010

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Moffat County Bulldogs fall for first time in conference

Grand Valley tops Bulldog hockey team

Playing Sunday in Grand Junction, the Moffat County Bulldogs club hockey team lost its first two league games of the season.

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Your community snapshots for Jan. 4

Here are some of December’s entries for the holidays and gift-wrapping categories in the Craig Daily Press Your Community Snapshots photo contest.

Independent review of PD ongoing

Investigator bills city $3,900 for services through December

As officials prepare to discuss the results of a Colorado Bureau of Investigation review of the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force, a second independent inquiry into the Craig Police Department continues.

The Monroy family: Light show was great

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Clint Gabbert and his family for the wonderful Christmas light show.

Small business programs launch this week

This week marks the beginning of three bi-monthly business development seminars provided by a consortium of local and regional community organizations.

Craig briefs: Support group to meet at noon today

A bipolar/depression support group meets at noon today in the gold room of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell St.

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Andy Bockelman: Appeal of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ is elementary

Before there were Batman and Robin, Crockett and Tubbs or most any other crime-fighting duo, there was a pair of investigators that set the template for detective stories henceforth. But the heroes of “Sherlock Holmes” are a tad different by today’s standards.

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Kandice Torno: A life on skates

I moved here in June because I was a teacher last year, but I lost my job in Rangely, so Craig was the first place I found a job.

Datebook for Jan. 4

Datebook for Jan. 4

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Bryce Jacobson: Cowgirl Adventures ready to ‘ride, rope and herd’

Cowgirl Adventures, owned by Sheila Davis and Christy Cramer, is offering horse adventures for cowgirls in Craig, Browns Park, Williams Fork and on the Front Range.

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MCHS graduate JT Haddan switches position, picks up All-State honors

Playing in his second year of college football, JT Haddan found success everywhere. On the field, the Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves went 7-4. In the classroom, the 2008 Moffat County High School graduate had a 3.6 grade-point average.

Police Blotter for Jan. 2, 2010

The Memorial Hospital EMS

Aging Well: Library event to highlight spirit of healthy aging

Aging Well offers Tai Chi lesson, film and wellness information at Thursday event

Getting back to the business of life after a frenzied holiday season can be stressful. It may not the best time to set New Year’s resolutions framed as more to-dos. A person might start by worrying less and having more fun — simple yet powerful steps toward feeling better and more capable of tackling other goals.

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TMH to undergo $50,000 in renovations

It started with an estimate on new carpet to liven up The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic at 785 Russell St. Eventually, turning The Memorial Hospital’s old campus into the home of two medical clinics became a full-blown project that was put before the TMH board at its meeting Wednesday night. The $50,000 in renovations — including new copy machines, windows, doors and flooring — was approved, 5-0.