News for Monday, June 28, 2010

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On the Record for June 28, 2010

On the Record for June 28, 2010

Hayden town manager is finalist for job in Arizona

Russ Martin in running for city manager role in Camp Verde

Hayden Town Manager Russ Martin is one of three finalists for the city manager position in Camp Verde, Ariz. Martin is in the final year of a three-year contract and said he wanted to see what opportunities were available.

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Mother and daughter summer in remote cabin to herd cattle

Wanda Walker’s eyes swept knowingly around the room of the Maddox Cabin as the summer ranching home came to life. She stood tall in the cabin’s kitchen, blown straight up by decades of desert winds, permanently holding herself steady as if atop a horse.

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More than 30 runners and bikers compete in first Craig Duathlon

Craig resident Amy Peck had one goal Sunday while competing in the first Craig Duathlon. “I just wanted to finish the race,” she said. “And I did.”

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My Life, My Words: Sharon Martin: Staying personal in business

“I came to Craig for the business on March 20 of this year. I moved from Glenwood Springs. I am a graduate of Bridges High School. I went to Mesa State for many different things, from book keeping to history teacher to lots of different things. I ended up getting my associate’s degree in accounting.

Datebook for June 28

10 to 11 a.m. National Arthritis Foundation swimming takes place at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.

Boulder man killed in wreck near Craig

A Boulder man died Saturday morning after his motorcycle hit a deer on Colorado Highway 13 south of Craig.

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Yard sales raise funds for causes in Craig

Every year at Christmas, The Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, also known as the Pink Ladies, decorate the building with dark green trees, glittering garlands and shiny ornaments.

Annie's Mailbox: Child's life could be in danger

Dear Annie: I have a daughter whose lifestyle includes drugs. She has two children and refuses to let me be a part of their lives. The boy is only 3 years old, and no one has seen him in two months. I have contacted the police, child protective services and the child welfare department. They all tell me that unless I can prove my grandson’s life is in danger, there is nothing they can do. My daughter claims the boy is in Sacramento, Calif., living in a home with multiple families.

Craig briefs: Online chat set for Tuesday afternoon

The Craig Daily Press is hosting an online chat with Craig City Council member Terry Carwile from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Business beat: Become a better deal maker

Don’t miss an upcoming opportunity to improve your skills. The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership will be offering a training seminar Thursday in the second-floor conference room at the Moffat County Courthouse. The training is designed to assist participants in becoming a better negotiator and/or deal maker.

Aging Well: Plan for a fun and safe road trip

A well-planned road trip is a fun road trip, but for older adults, in particular, a bit of forethought can prevent the headaches and emergencies that plague the worst car excursions.

Glanville: My grumpy old man persona

While fishing Sunday (there’s a shocker), I suddenly became overwhelmed by loneliness. Not the need to talk to hear my own voice kind — I talk aloud to myself on a regular basis — but the deep down, needful lonely you have after a bad dream.