News for Monday, May 3, 2010



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‘A long time coming’

CNCC breaks ground on new facilities Monday

For almost two decades, Colorado Northwestern Community College officials, board members, teachers and students waited. They waited with patience, and persisted on the state and community levels to meet an important need in Craig.

On the Record for May 3, 2010

On the Record for May 3, 2010

Hikers brave elements to honor fallen Craig firefighter

More than 40 people participate in Brett Stearns Memorial Walk/Run

Despite snowy and cold conditions, more than 40 people made the trek Saturday around Cedar Mountain for the first annual Brett Stearns Memorial Walk/Run. Stearns was a local Bureau of Land Management engine captain who died in June 2009 while in the line of duty.

MCHS lone home track meet now underway

The Clint Wells Invitational track and field meet has begun this morning at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. The meet was originally scheduled for April 30, but snow showers caused the postponement.

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Soccer falls to Delta

MCHS varsity girls team drops game to Panthers, 2-1

Although they had plenty of opportunities, Moffat County High School junior Katie Ellgen said the girls varsity soccer team just didn’t have enough luck.

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A family festivity

Cinco de Mayo celebration brings communities together

Mayola Cruz was surrounded by family Saturday at Centennial Mall.

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Residents perform in Local Talent Show

Eighth-grader Travis Walsh strode onto the dark Moffat County High School auditorium stage Saturday night.

My Life My Words: The Rev. Randy Dollins

In the Catholic Church, if there’s more than one priest, there’s one who’s the head, the pastor, and his assistants are either newer guys on their way up or older guys close to retirement.

Sports spotlight: Kulen Turner

Year: Junior, Moffat County High School Sport and position: Baseball, centerfield

Steamboat Springs School Board to discuss salaries

Staff compensation decisions come during district budget cuts

Steamboat school officials tonight will consider 2010-11 contracts for Superintendent Shalee Cunningham and district administrators, along with the Collaborative Bargaining Team’s compensation proposal for district staff.

Glanville: Share your gift with anyone

Each week, I cruise town.

Craig Briefs: Relay for Life holds meetings Tuesday

A Relay for Life committee meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop.

Action Drain unveils new service website

Action Drain has launched a new website,

Aging Well: ‘Life changing’ products help ease vision and hearing loss

Losing vision separates a person from the world; losing hearing separates them from humanity.

Blevins: We should look ahead

Having read the letter to the editor by John S. Kinkaid, I feel compelled to provide an alternative perspective.

Annie's Mailbox: How can I help my ex-con son?

Dear Annie: My 27-year-old son was just released from prison after serving 18 months on drug charges.

Datebook for May 3

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.

Horoscope for April May 3

Certain conditions you’ve been unable to control in the past year are likely to take a dramatic turn for the better in the year ahead. What transpires will make your life much happier both materially and socially.

Teachers: 8th graders explore different careers

On April 29, eighth-grade boys from Craig Middle School explored career opportunities during a career day event.