News for Monday, March 15, 2010



Andy Bockelman: ‘She’s Out of My League’: Disparities in dating

For those who haven’t heard the portmanteau term “moodle,” it breaks down to “man poodle,” a guy considered cute and likable but not dating material. And that unique breed has a unique problem in “She’s Out of My League.”

On the Record for March 15, 2010

On the Record for March 15, 2010

KRAI earns station of the year award

Local radio station takes home hardware from Colorado Broadcasters Association

For the second year in a row, KRAI received the Colorado Broadcasters Association’s Medium Market Radio Station of the Year award. The station, 93.7 and 102.3 on the dial, also received eight other first-place awards Saturday from the CBA.

Hurt Routt County man picked up by Flight for Life helicopter

A 44-year-old Routt County man was taken from the North Routt backcountry by a Flight For Life helicopter Saturday night after injuring his leg in a snowmobiling accident. The group of four Routt County men, described as experienced snowmobilers, were riding in the Quaker Mountain.

Craig briefs: Seuss contest winners named

Almost 100 students entered the Third Annual Dr. Seuss Bookmark Contest, according to a news release from Downtown Books.

Steamboat Ski Area weathers high winds

Gusts that closed lifts Sunday morning not forecast to return today

The gusting winds that closed Steamboat Ski Area lifts Sunday morning are not forecast to return early this week. The National Weather Ser­vice office in Grand Junction is forecasting sunny skies and temperatures in the 40s for today and Tuesday, with “calm” winds of less than 10 mph both days.

Datebook for March 15

Datebook for March 15

Daily horoscope for March 15

Daily horoscope for March 15

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2010 National Western Stock Show results

This is the second part of a two-part story about local exhibitors and their placing at the 2010 National Western Stock Show in Denver in January.

The Fross family: Thank you for help

We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all of the people who helped our family through a difficult time. We experienced the caring and support that makes this a community in which we are so very proud to live in.

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All 13 Craig businesses screened pass alcohol checks

Alcohol compliance checks were recently conducted as a collaboration of the Moffat and Routt counties Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, the Mof­fat County Sheriff’s Office, and the Craig and Steamboat Springs police departments.

Annie's Mailbox: Woman won’t talk to sister who’s dating her ex

Dear Annie: Six years ago, my sister’s ex-boyfriend found out I was divorced. He called and invited me for a drink. I accepted with some reluctance, as I didn’t think my sister would approve, but I needed some lighthearted company after the dark days surrounding the end of my marriage. “Jim” and I had a nice time and began seeing each other.

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Bulldogs baseball splits in Rifle

Moffat County High School boys open season against Bears

Playing Saturday in Rifle, the Bulldogs split the doubleheader for MCHS.

Bryce Jacobson: Restaurant reopens in Maybell

Mark and Pam Zum­mach reopened a restaurant in Maybell in August 2009. Lou’s is open for business from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays.

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Rachel Jensen is looking at the faces of the future

“I came from a small town called Kimberly, Idaho, that’s near Twin Falls, Idaho. We came here because of my husband’s job. He works at the high school as an assistant principal, Travis Jensen.

H. Neal Glanville: Get ready for young drivers

As April draws closer, a cloud of squeamish doom slowly makes its way into the daily crud of adulthood.

MCHS students place at state speech and debate competition

Of the 13 Moffat County High School students who went to the state tournament Friday, some were disappointed with the outcome, and others were elated.

Aging Well: Downsizing does not have to be daunting

Downsizing is a process we undertake, to various degrees, throughout our lives. Still, as we age, we seem to accumulate more stuff while growing more attached to items that have accompanied us throughout the years.

Hoopsters headline Steamboat fundraiser

Event will raise money for Boys & Girls, Optimist clubs

The Harlem Ambassadors are bringing their basketball hijinks to Steamboat Springs. The team will participate in a fundraiser Tuesday night for the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs. The event is at 6 p.m. at Steamboat Springs High School.