News for Monday, April 4, 2011



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Man arrested on suspicion of stabbing teen at Bud Werner Memorial Library

Adam Huber, 40, was peacefully taken into custody late Monday afternoon. Steamboat Springs police suspect Huber of stabbing a teen in both hands during an altercation in the library's teen reading area.

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Craig voters elect new mayor, city council members

Voting results from today’s Craig municipal election are now finalized and city voters have elected a new mayor and three city council members. Turnout was 51.9 percent in the all mail-in ballot.

On the Record for April 4, 2011

On the Record for April 4, 2011

MCTA director announces resignation

Marilynn Hill, Moffat County Tourism Association executive director, announced Sunday she would soon be leaving the organization. In a letter addressed to MCTA Board Chairwoman Kandee Dilldine and copied to the Moffat County Commission, Hill wrote that her last day would be May 19.

My Life, My Words: James Marren — ‘Every chance I get, we do something fun’

“My wife came from Craig. … She went to college in Missouri. … She was in college, I was just living there. “The job (keeps me here.) I own two businesses — J&M Landscaping and Rhino Lining of Craig. I’m a partner and 50-percent owner of both of those. “My stepdad owned a roofing company, so every summer I worked for him, starting when I was probably 12. Then I went into construction build, then I drove tow trucks and got here. … I’ve been in the landscape business for 10 years and owned my business for three.

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Performers audition for spot in annual Talent Show

It’s a song that took Bill Ronis about 10 minutes to write, but it was more than 17 years in the making. On Saturday, the 56-year-old Ronis walked onto the Moffat County High School auditorium stage with a guitar and foot-operated tambourine in hand.

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Yampa Valley Golf Course opens Saturday for 1st time this year

Craig resident Doreen McIntyre has high praise for Yampa Valley Golf Course in Craig. “This is the best course in Northwest Colorado,” she said. Doreen, 67, and her husband, Ed, played golf with friends Jim and Linda Showalter on Saturday, the first day the local course has been open this year.

Business Beat: International Coin Collectors Association in Craig

For those who keep coins around, there’s an opportunity coming up to learn whether that old penny is worth a dime. From Tuesday through Saturday, the International Coin Collectors Association will be at the Hampton Inn, 377 Cedar Court in Craig, hoping to find rare coins and old currency, among other items.

Bulldogs split doubleheader against Eagle Valley

The Moffat County High School boys varsity baseball team’s first win of the season Saturday had the Bulldogs riding a wave of momentum. What followed, however, wasn’t as pleasant. The Bulldogs (1-4 overall, 1-1 Western Slope League) won a hard fought battle in their first of two games against Eagle Valley High School, scoring six runs in extra innings for the victory, 15-9.

Senior Spotlight for April 4, 2011

One time while I was in the hospital, the quiet was broken by the sound of laughter. It brought a smile to my face. As I lay there, I thought, “Thank you, Lord, for bringing a ray of sunshine into a place of uncertainty, pain, and some loneliness.”

Briefs for April 4, 2011: Church hosting new event

Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 3107 W. First St., hosts Moms’ Monday from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Local mothers can bring their children and a lunch to the church to enjoy “fun and fellowship while the kids run and play,” according to a news release.

Bulldog Sports for April 4, 2011

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Ed Winters: Station talk ‘appalling’

To the editor: The thought that Craig is in need of a second firehouse is appalling. I understand the residents of Moffat County passed the mill levy increase for the fire protection district in 2006, but since then have the residents seen an increase in service provided? I say no.

Datebook for April 4, 2011

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association/Aging Well Program’s aquatics class takes place at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court. The cost is $32 for an eight-week session or $6 for drop-ins. Call Cathy Vanatta at 826-0807. Noon. Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Lois at 824-4147.

H. Neal Glanville: Observation — the sequel

Today’s column is brought to you by those who wonder, “Why on earth?” There’s also contributions from a gob of people who couldn’t be polite if it rained on them. As to the why question, the crud of adulthood would like to know if a reason exists that our time should be wasted with the televised exploits of a drug addict? We do not need to hear, see or read about every slightest thing this selfish man has done to those around him.

John Milligan: Donations sought

To the editor: The Save Jane Campaign is accepting donations for the upcoming indoor garage sale.

Mari Katherine Raftopoulos: Capturing the moments

I always found time to be alone while living in San Diego, whether it was in a coffee shop, in a random beach neighborhood, out for a jog or walk on the beach, or even on one of my aimless drives up the coast. My time spent alone in San Diego was my moment to process my growth. And while my group of friends in college was nearly inseparable, we all found time to process our experience.

Trapper Mining Inc. intends to modify CDMG Permit No. C-81-010

Trapper Mining Inc. intends to modify its permit (CDMG Permit No. C-81-010, approved 12/31/2007). The annual report updates and revises portions of the mining and reclamation permit. This information is being proposed as Technical Revision TR-108.

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Sudoku for April 4, 2011

Sudoku for April 4, 2011

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Comics for April 4, 2011

Comics for April 4, 2011

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Crossword for April 4, 2011

Crossword for April 4, 2011

Annie's Mailbox for April 4, 2011: Roommate refuses to help clean apartment

I am a 22-year-old college student living on a fixed income in a small apartment with a roommate. "Randy" is one of my best friends, and we've known each other for 10 years. We're a good match. I suffer from Asperger's, and Randy has a minor case of OCD. We are two average, slightly sloppy 20-somethings. But I have a problem with Randy. We moved in together a year ago and have only twice set aside time to clean the place. The first time, I was the only one doing anything.

Horoscope for April 4, 2011

Several new, enviable social and business relationships can be established in the next year. Each will involve people who will be as anxious to advance your interests as you will be to help develop their hopes and desires.