News for Tuesday, May 18, 2010



On the Record for May 18, 2010

On the Record for May 18, 2010

Governor candidate campaigning today in Craig

Republican Dan Maes slated to host luncheon, speak to Tea Party

Dan Maes, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, will be campaigning today and Wednesday in Craig and Steamboat Springs. Maes, who is seeking public office for the first time, will appear at a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Hampton Inn, 377 Cedar Court, in Craig. The luncheon is open to the public.

Hatch Act resolution aided by Moffat County residents passes in state Senate

A resolution aimed at limiting the federal Hatch Act’s reach into small, rural communities, such as Craig, passed the Colorado Senate on May 12.

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MCHS track and field readies for state

As one of 13 state-bound track and field athletes, Moffat County High School senior Brian Ivy has a simple goal for himself, and his team.

Senior Spotlight for May 18

I was listening to Swapshop this morning, and I thought how interesting some of the things were up for sale or for giveaway.

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Renovations unveiled at Maybell Library

Kathey Ogle visits the Maybell branch of the Moffat County Libraries every day. Her daily trip has become part of her early afternoon routine while walking her dog or going to the post office.

Datebook for May 18

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

MCHS swimming qualifies relay teams for state

Every year the Moffat County High School boys varsity swimming team qualifies swimmers for state, they get treated to homemade macaroni and cheese from coach Meghan Francone’s mother.

Craig Briefs: Candidate speaking today in Craig

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots are scheduled to meet from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

Maren Schmidt: Educating the whole person

As we look toward new education, we see that our constant testing for facts and measuring academic skills has robbed children of rich and meaningful learning experiences.

Horoscope for May 18

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Your initiative could lead you to the exact spot where opportunity is buried and lying in wait. Don’t sit around doing nothing; “Seek and ye shall find” should be your motto.

Annie's Mailbox: Is it normal for teen boys to be nude together all day?

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-60s. For the past five years, we have been the guardians of my daughter’s 13-year-old son, “Jake.” When I married 12 years ago, I certainly didn’t expect to be raising a teenager at my age.