News for Friday, April 22, 2011



Man gets 22 months in North Routt assault

A man was sentenced to 22 months in prison Friday for his role in a July 2010 fight in Hahn’s Peak. Anthony Richard Allen was found guilty of second-degree assault under the heat of passion in a Jan. 6 jury trial in District Court before Judge Michael O’Hara.


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1633 Original Grantor(s): Patrick Perkins and Jeanine E. Perkins Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Irwin Mortgage Corporation

Tilt Deck Trailer Bids

Moffat County, Colorado, will open sealed bids at 221 West Victory Way, Craig, Colorado, 81625, on May 13, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. for a Tilt Deck Trailer. Bids must be submitted no later than May 12, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. to 822 E. 1st Street, P.O. Box 667, Craig, CO, 81626.



Case Number: 11 PR 21.

Case Number: 11 PR 21. Estate of Justin Dean Bliss, Deceased.

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Heeling Friends in Steamboat seeks dog-owner teams

Seven local dogs have been on a mission to help children learn to read, but more are needed. Routt County’s Heeling Friends pet therapy program will offer training Tuesday through Thursday to people and their dogs interested in volunteering for the program.

Lawsuit between Oak Creek, ex-mayor settled

Kathy “Cargo” Rodeman will receive $25,000 from the town

Kathy “Cargo” Rodeman and the town of Oak Creek settled for $25,000. Rodeman filed the suit in response to her 2008 arrest by former Oak Creek police officer Erik Foster, who entered her home and stunned her with his Taser. The town admits no wrongful conduct in the settlement.

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Steamboat snow depth sets record

Snow was 15 feet deep Friday at the summit of Buffalo Pass

Mike Gillespie, Colorado Snow Survey supervisor for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Denver, confirmed that the snow depth at the Tower measuring site at Buffalo Pass stood at 180 inches, setting a record for measured snow depths there that go back to the mid-1960s.

Andy Bockelman: ‘Source Code’ is intriguing, but too easy to crack

What do you get when you combine the stories of “12 Monkeys,” “Quantum Leap” and “Groundhog Day,” shake them up and dump them out again? Sift through the leftovers to find the basic concept of “Source Code” and fill in the blanks as needed. Army pilot Capt. Coulter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) isn’t feeling like himself today.

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Couple from Baggs, Wyo., gives birth to son on side of highway

Mark-Lee Curtis has always heard the phrase, “You have to do what you have to do.” On April 17, however, Mark-Lee found himself doing something he never thought would fit into that expression. At 9:23 a.m., the Baggs, Wyo., native held his son, Parker, in his arms as he took his first breath of life.

On the Record for April 22, 2011

On the Record for April 22, 2011

Local fuel gauge for April 22, 2011

Regular unleaded and diesel prices as of Thursday afternoon. Numbers correspond to the numbers on the photo. Craig:

F. Neil Folks: Blessed are those who volunteer

Blessed are those who volunteer … for they shall have their day in the warm sun. When one voluntarily helps another, one shall receive 10 times back — part of Jesus’ Great Commission to mankind. Go serve the least of mine for what you do to them you do unto me. This is not all about feeding our egos, or that part of the head that wants to be in the driver’s seat most of the time. The real power to being a volunteer is helping others without any expectation of enumeration; it is the transformation that occurs within one’s spirit, even going deeper than the soul.

Companies gear up for summer oil exploration

Moffat County Commissioner Audrey Danner considers it the commission’s job to pay attention to the future of energy development and the extraction industry in the county. That’s why Danner said she and the rest of the commission are keeping an eye on developing interest from oil companies in drilling a local portion of a geological layer known for its oil called the Niobrara formation. “This opportunity of increased energy development and extraction is part of our economy,” she said. “I want to support it as long as those companies are respectful of the rules and work within our community as good corporate citizens.”

Sports Briefs for April 22, 2011: MCHS baseball game in Rangely rained out

The Moffat County High School boys varsity baseball team’s game Thursday at Rangely High School was rained out after the second inning. The score was 0-0 when the game was called. A make-up time has not yet been set.

Datebook for April 22, 2011

9 a.m. An indoor garage sale to benefit Jane Milligan takes place under the grandstands at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Call John Milligan at 756-7460. 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.

Briefs for April 22, 2011: Sandrock Ridge to host Easter events

Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Dr., invites the community to join two Easter events. At 7 a.m. Sunday, the facility hosts an Easter sunrise service by the Rev. Ginger Taylor of First Congregational United Church of Christ.

MCHS Student Council: Thanks for the support

To the editor: The Moffat County High School Student Council would like to thank the community for supporting our Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser. We are grateful for Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant for offering to donate 25 percent of the proceeds made from dinner April 13.

The family of Conway Irick: Thanks for kind words

To the editor: Perhaps you sent a lovely card, Or sat quietly in a chair.

H. Neal Glanville: A brush with tree huggers

During my years in Northern Idaho, the spotted owl was flying amuck in the dark timber of the Northwest. Small bands of know-it-alls would climb trees or drive spikes into the trunks. They were hoping, they’d say, to save this winged creature from the evil loggers.

Dave Roberts: Let’s be honest — part 1

(Editor’s note: Mr. Roberts’ letter has been split into two parts. The second part will appear in the Saturday Morning Press) To the editor: I’ve been in fire service for more than 20 years, and my family has been involved in fire service for more than 60 years as volunteer firefighters, board members of special districts and career firefighters, so I know a little about what I write. Chris Nichols and Bill Johnston are out of control.

Mountain Homes Youth Ranch

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CONDITIONAL USE Mountain Homes Youth Ranch NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Mountain Homes Youth Ranch; applicants have submitted an Application for Conditional Use for Camping and Youth Programs located on private land in T7N to T10N; R99W to R102W of the 6th Principal Meridian, Moffat County, Colorado.


Public Hearing NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Darric Smith, applicant, has submitted an Application for Variance located at 1308 Sequoia Avenue, Craig, Moffat County Colorado.

Annie's Mailbox for April 22, 2011: Signs my husband might be cheating again

Several weeks ago, something happened that keeps bugging me. My husband and I were riding in his car when I noticed a book he had been reading on the front floorboard. I picked it up and asked how he liked it. He said it was interesting and he was almost finished. I thought I might want to read it, too, so I flipped to the spot where he had marked his progress with a large card in an envelope.

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Crossword for April 22, 2011

Crossword for April 22, 2011

Horoscope for April 22, 2011

There are some strong indications that you could make an important shift in your thinking in the near future, which will allow you to open up a number of new social and commercial opportunities. Things could get very interesting!

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Sudoku for April 22, 2011

Sudoku for April 22, 2011

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Comics for April 22, 2011

Comics for April 22, 2011