News for Friday, August 5, 2011

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Introducing Dear Moffat County community photo project

The Craig Daily Press has launched its community photo project, Dear Moffat County, and is seeking community entries to the project. The project is a series of images of old photos of Craig and Moffat County landmarks and people held in the current-day surroundings. The project is based off a popular website, www.dearphotograph.com.

On the Record for Aug. 5, 2011

On the Record for Aug. 5, 2011

Fuel Gauge for Friday, August 5, 2011

Local fuel gauge Regular unleaded and diesel prices as of Thursday afternoon.

Lois J. Stoffle: Disappointed with handling

To the editor: As a subscriber to the newspaper, I am truly disappointed in the handling of the reporting of the accident involving Carla Steele and Joshua Ward.

A village of aunts

I played with wooden blocks on the floor underneath a canopy of fabric stretched on a quilting frame. The sturdy hose and practical shoes of my mother’s elderly aunts enclosed me; the murmur of their voices washed over me.

Speaking truth through love

By KATIE GROBE Director, Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center I’ve often thought about Paul’s exhortation to us in Ephesians 4:15: “But speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him, who is the head, even Christ.”

Sports Briefs for Friday, August 5, 2011

Craig Sea Sharks swim meet begins today The Craig Sea Sharks are hosting the Colorado seasonal state swim meet today through Sunday at the Craig Swimming Complex, 605 Washington St. The meet begins at 9 a.m. today and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Sports Spotlight: John Doane

John Doane Age: 47 City: Craig Sport: Golf

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City of Craig considering Sandrock upgrades

Dave Pike, Craig Parks and Recreation director, strolled Thursday along a dusty, cactus-bordered trail. The Sandrocks loomed above his head. “This is city property along here,” Pike said. “This is what’s called Panorama Park.”

On the record for August 5, 2011

Moffat County Jail Tuesday, Aug. 2 Denise Michelle Morchak, 46, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.

Friend recalls Hayden man as someone who helped others

Friends and family of Joshua Ward, a Hayden man and driver involved in a fatal vehicle crash last week, are mourning his passing. “Josh was the smartest, nicest guy I ever met,” said Blake Osburn, of Tulsa, Okla. “I’ve never seen anyone do a complete 180 with his life and become as successful as he was on his way to being.

MCTA discusses purchases by former director

The Moffat County Tourism Association Board is considering its next steps after learning of possible misuse of the organization’s credit card by its former director. At a regular meeting Wednesday, the board, along with Moffat County Attorney Jeremy Snow and Human Resources Director Lynnette Running, discussed former director Marilynn Hill’s possible misappropriation of funds and electronic equipment, as well as personal files on a work computer.

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Sudoku for Aug. 5, 2011

Sudoku for Aug. 5, 2011

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Comics for Aug. 5, 2011

Comics for Aug. 5, 2011

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10-year-old Kinlie Brennise brings home world rodeo title

Heading into the 2010 National Little Britches Rodeo Finals, Kinlie Brennise, of Craig, was sitting with a comfortable lead in barrel racing. If Kinlie could hold the 100-point lead, she would be the barrel racing world champion.

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Crossword for Aug. 5, 2011

Crossword for Aug. 5, 2011

Horoscope for Aug. 5, 2011

Most partnerships that aren't of a commercial nature will produce personal and solid benefits for you in the year ahead. However, this may not be necessarily true in terms of business, where you're likely to better off operating as independently as you can.