News for Friday, April 15, 2011



Yampa Valley Regional Airport is preparing for construction

Passengers traveling through Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden in spring and summer will get a sneak peek at the new airport restaurant, but they may have to travel outside to get to the baggage carousels as construction at the airport proceeds.


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1631 Original Grantor(s): Rocky MT RV Park, LLC Original Beneficiary(ies): Independence Bank


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1630 Original Grantor(s): Tammie L. Thompson Original Beneficiary(ies): Argent Mortgage Company, LLC

Steamboat schools superintendent takes California job

Steamboat Springs Superintendent Shalee Cunningham confirmed to the Marin Independent Journal, of Novato, Calif., that she would be the next superintendent of the Novato Unified School District. According to the newspaper, the Novato School Board is expected to make an announcement about the position Tuesday.

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Moffat County Commissioners, environmental rep divided on wildlands funding

Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers said two rounds of voting Thursday in Washington, D.C., proved to be “real good news” for Northwest Colorado. Mathers was referring to Congress’ approval of the 2011 budget and more specifically a provision in it to eliminate funding for an order given by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to inventory wildlands across the country.

On the Record for April 15, 2011

On the Record for April 15, 2011

Local fuel gauge for April 15, 2011

Regular unleaded and diesel prices as of Thursday afternoon. Numbers correspond to the numbers on the photo above. Craig: 1. Loaf ‘N Jug, 2441 W. Victory Way • Unleaded: $3.69; Diesel: $4.09

MCTA pitches separate website to Craig Chamber

Marilynn Hill, executive director of the Moffat County Tourism Association, said having joint websites with the Craig Chamber of Commerce and Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership is limiting at times. “The way that our website has been built is really a template website, and that template website is very limited on expansion of what we can do,” Hill said.

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MCHS baseball struggles against lefty

The Moffat County High School boys varsity baseball team struggled at the plate Tuesday in Rangely against an unfamiliar pitcher in a 3-1 loss. Rangely High School’s Kody Denny, a left-handed pitcher, only gave up two hits to the Bulldogs. Senior Dylon Camilletti was able to steal second base after MCHS’s first hit and Hayden senior Graig Medvesk batted Camilletti in the next at bat.

The Rev. Karen Gibson: Countdown to Easter

I asked the children, do you know what Easter is? “Yeah, that’s when the Easter Bunny comes and we get lots of candy,” they responded. Wow, what a teachable moment, I thought.

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Craig Parks and rec director to offer fly fishing course

While working in Monte Vista, Dave Pike was taught to fly fish by local Larry Gonzalez. Before leaving the area, Pike said Gonzalez left him with two pieces of advice. “After two years of helping me, Larry told me I had to take what he taught me and pass it on to others who are interested in fly fishing,” he said. “He also told me to leave my spin-casting reel at home.”

Briefs for April 15, 2011: CNCC students to make presentation

Colorado Northwestern Community College students are scheduled to make a presentation on their spring break trip to Rome at 6 p.m. today in room 203 at CNCC’s Craig campus, 50 College Dr. The presentation is open to anyone. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 824-1124.

Datebook for April 15, 2011

9 to 11 a.m. Playgroup for toddler/preschool-age children takes place at the Early Childhood Development Preschool at the Moffat County School District administrative building, 775 Yampa Ave. Call Carissa at 826-9742. 4 p.m. The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team plays Eagle Valley High School at Woodbury Sports Complex, 350 Mack Lane.

H. Neal Glanville: The last trade

My grandfather and his horse-trading cohort swapped stuff back and forth for more than 30 years. I don’t think either one got the upper hand for more than five minutes at the end of each trade. If anyone came out ahead, it was my Uncle Blaine, who made sure store-bought cigarettes and whiskey came to every event.

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A dog on a hog

Motorcycle duo — Craig resident and his dog — becoming local celebrities

Alvin Fenstermacher once rode his motorcycle 157 miles in one day. It was a benefit poker run for a girl with leukemia in Dinosaur, and it took Alvin in a loop around the countryside. After the exhausting day of churning out miles of pavement, he was rewarded with a seat at the bar and a plate of pulled pork with all the fixings.

Mike Wilson: ‘Give me a break’

To the editor: As someone who was a 19-year member, 12 as secretary/treasurer, of the Craig Fire Board, let me comment on the proposed second fire station in west Craig. Bill Johnston and Chris Nichols sound like a broken record.

Opening sealed bids for Cattle Grazing and Hay Field Lease

Moffat County, Colorado will open sealed bids at 221 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO, 81625 on April 29, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. for Cattle Grazing and Hay Field Lease. Bids must be submitted no later than April 26, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Moffat County Administration, 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 110, Craig, CO 81625.

Annie's Mailbox for April 15, 2011: Unemployed boyfriend won't support family

I am 21 and have a baby with my boyfriend, "Emmett," who is 19. I love him dearly, but I don't know what to do with him. He is unemployed and goes out all the time. I am stuck with two young children at home while Emmett does nothing but sleep and party. I continue to support him, but he hardly helps with the kids or around the house.

Horoscope for April 15, 2011

There is strong possibility that in the next year you could meet someone bearing a dynamic personality with whom you'll form a close alliance. This enterprising friend is likely to have a very positive effect on your life.

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‘For God’s glory’

Craig writer’s faith-based fantasy novel set for release

Heartache was prominent in Demetrious Glimidakis’s life about 10 years ago. Going through a divorce while juggling his education and religious training, the temptation to give up was strong. But, as he battled on, he was able to cope by putting pen to paper and letting his faith in God assuage his troubles. And, though he didn’t win every battle, he won the war, as a novel took form.

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The ‘beautiful voices’ of Craig’s chorus

On the heels of awards, local women’s group preparing for performances

Before immersing herself in the Northwest Colorado music scene, Emily Pfeifer did not believe in competition. But, as director of the Bella Voce Chorus, spending time helping the women of Craig raise their voices has changed her tune, especially after the group’s most recent accomplishment.

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Newspapers in Education students visit Community Budget Center

Young writers from Craig elementary schools describe experience at community service organization

The Newspapers in Education program is a collaborative effort between Moffat County School District and the Craig Daily Press. This program not only introduces children to the world of journalism, but also to the world around them. The theme selected for this year’s program is community service. We want the students to recognize and appreciate the efforts of a few of the numerous nonprofit organizations and volunteers we have in our community.

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Comics for April 15, 2011

Comics for April 15, 2011

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Sudoku for April 15, 2011

Sudoku for April 15, 2011

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Crossword for April 15, 2011

Crossword for April 15, 2011