News for Monday, March 29, 2010



Moffat County History: Images from Lewis Hellebust

Throughout the year, the Museum of Northwest Colorado and the Saturday Morning Press will partner in featuring 100-year-old images from the collection of Lewis Hellebust, an area photographer who “captured the dusty charm and vigor of the young town of Craig in 1910.”

County coroner's race now contested

Sheriff’s Office deputy announces candidacy

Larry Dalton, 60, a Repub­lican, announced Mon­day his candidacy for Moffat County Coroner. Dalton, a patrol deputy with the Moffat Co­­un­­­ty Sheriff’s Of­­fice, said he would file his candi­­date papers today.

On the Record for March 29, 2010

On the Record for March 29, 2010

Horoscopes for March 29, 2010

ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Group negotiations should go quite smoothly for you today, but it could be one-on-one encounters that give you fits. It behooves you to be as friendly as you can when in just such a bargaining position.

Jim Blevins: Thanks for assistance

Thanks to the assistance of the Craig Daily Press, the Craig Coffee Party held its first meeting Saturday. Fifteen people signed the Civility Pledge.

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Kevin Oxley: Building now

“I was born and raised in Craig. My dad’s owned our company for about 35 years. I went to school at CSU and graduated in business and commercial real estate, and I figured I had a good family business to come back to, so here I am doing that."

Dona Shue: Sick of mess in D.C.

Almost daily, we hear of another example of the people in Washington, D.C., not hearing us, or if they do, not listening or taking us seriously. Hopefully, this November we can empty Washington.

CMS wrestling finishes 3rd

3 wrestlers win weight classes at Steamboat Springs Invitational

Wrestling Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Invitational, Craig Middle School seventh-grader Kelsey Coates ran into a bit of trouble. Coates, who typically competes in the 85-pound class, wrestled in the 90-pound class Saturday.

Datebook for March 29, 2010


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Baby, dog races highlight weekend’s Spring Expo

The reigning champion stared down the track in front of him Saturday at the Centennial Mall. As KRAI’s Frank Hanel counted down into the microphone, more than 100 people began cheering for two small dachshund’s that were supposed to take off down a racetrack, which was outlined with masking tape on the mall floor.

H. Neal Glanville: Adventures in amateur gardening

When the girls were very young as was I, we often had something growing somewhere in our yard. One year, while living on Washington Street, the girls argued for weeks what they should grow that coming spring.

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Abdoul Doumbia brings African culture, music to Moffat County

We only own two things in this life, Abdoul Doumbia said. The food we eat and the good deeds we do. His words resonated around the Craig Middle School auditorium, complemented by a wide smile, which he offered to the audience and the performers on stage.

MCHS girls soccer plays today

The Moffat County High School girls soccer teams will play today in Steamboat Springs. The junior varsity team will play at 4 p.m. with the varsity team playing at 6 p.m.

Annie's Mailbox: Husband has plans to become a woman

Dear Annie: I have been married to “Jerry” for 15 years. Four years ago, I discovered he was a crossdresser. I was understanding about it, and even went shopping, bought clothes and tried on shoes for him. I agreed to go away with our children so he would have “private time” to dress up on a regular basis.

Craig briefs: Pet Mates Calendar Contest under way

The Humane Society of Moffat County’s 2011 Pet Mates Calendar Contest has begun. The contest is free. Enter by submitting your digital photos to by May 17.

Aging Well: Simple practices can prevent foodborne illness

A group of 10 older adults brought plenty of cooking experience to a presentation at The Haven Community Center last year. Even so, questions during “food safety bingo” stumped at least a few of them.

Bryce Jacobson: Finances, economy at heart of tonight’s Money Matters event

The Craig Daily Press, Yampa Valley Bank and Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership are sponsoring a Money Matters event at 7 p.m. today at the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.