News for Monday, July 12, 2010



On the Record for July 12, 2010

On the Record for July 12, 2010

Lightning cause behind fires

A 340-acre fire burning 20 miles northeast of Rangely was reported to be 70 percent contained as of Sunday afternoon.

Craig woman’s trial to begin

A Craig woman’s four-day criminal trial is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. today in Moffat County District Court.

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Craig Elks raise money for local charities

Sitting near the entrance Saturday of the Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 at 43 W. Victory Way, Sherri Finneman hoped to see a lot of traffic during the organization’s indoor yard sale.

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My Life, My Words: Daniel Wright: Living a healthy lifestyle

“I was raised Wheatland, Wyo., a big metropolis of 2,500 people. I went to high school there and graduated from there. The University of Wyoming decided that I was wonderful and competent and gave me a scholarship to go there. I got my degree from there. I tried to find myself here in the United States and decided that really wasn’t going to happen, and decided to go back to graduate school.

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Sea Sharks meet concludes

In a swim meet that had an Olympian as the special guest and saw Craig swimmers continue to improve their times, coach Caitlin Conci said she was exceptionally proud of everyone.

Annie's Mailbox: Did friend steal from my home?

Dear Annie: An old acquaintance agreed to look in on my cat while I was on vacation. Upon my return, I noticed that the lock had been picked on the door to the room where I keep my valuables. My purses, dressers and closets had been rummaged through. Missing are several antique silver pieces and the contents of my jewelry box. There are dozens of other items I have yet to find.

Craig briefs: Daily Press hosting online chats

The Craig Daily Press is hosting a series of online chats with candidates for Moffat County positions in the coming weeks.

Aging Well: Be aware and prepare for summer play

Blue skies, warm temperatures, trails, lakes and rivers are reasons to get outside, but summer play does not come without risks. Poor preparation and judgment can have serious health consequences, particularly for older adults.

Glanville: Lesson learned from beat-digger heaven

This summer is the 50th anniversary of my first paying job. Oh, sure, I had worked for and with my grandparents, various aunts, uncles and the occasional neighbor, but never for hard money I could stick in my jeans and waste anyway I thought important.

Datebook for July 12

9 a.m. to noon. Craig Christian Church hosts vacation Bible school for kindergarten through sixth-grade students at the church, 960 W. Victory Way. Call the church at 824-6024.

Horoscope for July 12

CANCER (June 21-July 22) —Someone you helped out will be eager to tell others about the great job you did for him/her and how generously you gave of your time. This person wants others to know how nice you are.