News for Tuesday, June 15, 2010



Moffat County Commission appoints new board members

Tinneal Gerber to serve on hospital board, Thompson-Booker to MCTA

The Moffat County Commission addressed two county board vacancies Tuesday morning. During its regular meeting, the commission approved, 3-0, appointing Moffat County Budget Analyst Tinneal Gerber to serve on The Memorial Hospital board.

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President of Trapper Mine in Craig resigns

Ray DuBois taking job at gold mine on the Front Range

Ray DuBois, Trapper Mining Co. president and general manager, has resigned from the coal mine he has called home for 14 years. His last day is June 30.

Fund set up for Steamboat shooting victim

Friend of Rhonda Heaton Cash's said she doesn't have family here

A friend of Rhonda Heaton Cash has set up a fund to help with medical costs after Cash was shot Friday. Cash, a longtime Steamboat Springs resident, was shot in her home on Iris Lane, and she remains hospitalized in Denver.

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Moffat County football team reaches semi-finals during Wyoming football camp

Some football teams rely on bone-crushing defense. Others get by with offensive fireworks.

Craig city officials: Whittle the Wood could see largest crowd ever

When 12 wood carvers start their chainsaws Wednesday morning at Craig City Park, the rumble of their machines will be the soundtrack to the 11th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous.

On the Record for June 15, 2010

On the Record for June 15, 2010

Senior Spotlight for June 15

The storms roll by like a classic symphony playing a mysterious song, as the wind blows in like violins warming up, and oboe and flute rumbles are heard in the distance.

Craig Briefs: Tea party to host candidates Friday

A meeting of the Moffat County tea party is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 62, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. The organization will host local candidates for public office, according to a news release.

Horoscope for June 15

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Your flexible personality gives you greater emancipation to think for yourself, and with greater versatility, than does a strong, fixed frame of mind. Keep being your independent self.

Wagner: Graduates disrespectful

We recently drove from Greeley to Craig to attend the graduation of our niece from Moffat County High School.

Student News: Heather Brown graduates

Heather Brown, of Craig, was one of 500 Fort Lewis College students who graduated this month during the Durango-based school’s 47th Spring Commencement.

Schnellinger: MCHS graduation: Celebration or ceremony?

During the last week-and-a-half, concerned parents, community members and others expressed a range of written and verbal emotions regarding the 2010 MCHS graduation.

Datebook for June 15

6:50 a.m. The Craig Rotary Club meets at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. Visitors are welcome to attend. Call 826-4444.

Moffat County power line routes considered

The Bureau of Land Management has received two applications for power transmission line projects that could run through portions of Moffat County. If approved, both projects would start in south central Wyoming and end near Las Vegas.

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Craig Rotary Club places 125 flags downtown for Flag Day

The two would wait until their father, Greg Roberts, climbed a ladder placed near a light pole on Yampa Avenue, retrieved the flag hanging from it, and then handed it to one of them.

Editorial: Conflict resolution

Friday’s deadline for area residents to submit letters stating interest in filling a vacancy on The Memorial Hospital board came and went with two people — both county employees — declaring their willingness to serve.

Letter, audiotape recovered at Cash home

Officials continue investigation into Friday’s double shooting

Steamboat Springs police have collected numerous items in the investigation of Friday's double shooting.

Moffat County hosts state high school rodeo finals this week

It took a community effort and almost a year of waiting, but the Colorado State High School Rodeo finals will be coming to Moffat County for the first time this week.

Student News: Bryan Wojtkiewicz honored

Bryan Wojtkiewicz, of Craig, was named to the spring 2010 dean’s honor roll at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., according to a news release.

TMH meeting agendas for June 15

The Memorial Hospital board special meeting

Shaffers: Library still needs work

We have an “impressive” library in Maybell?

Annie's Mailbox: How can I overcome memories of abusive mother

Dear Annie: I’m 35, a loving family man and a successful teacher who can’t get over my childhood.