Two new names have surfaced in connection with Craig’s April municipal election, which includes three city council seats and the mayor’s position up for grabs. City clerk Shirley Seely said Thursday six residents have picked up nomination petition packets for the three council seats currently held by Ray Beck, Joe Herod and Byron Willems. So far, Beck, Willems, Joe Bird and Bill Johnston have all picked up council packets, which need to be signed by 25 registered voters and returned to Craig City Hall by March 4, Seely said.
On the Record for Feb. 17, 2011
I appreciate the artists of Craig who exhibit their work during the Art Walk, in museum exhibitions, and at local businesses. I admire my friends who take art classes on Wellness Wednesdays or at Colorado Northwestern Community College, especially those who decide to give it a try for the first time. I lack such courage. It leaked out of me in sixth grade.
Win against Steamboat in regular season finale forces three-way WSL tie
A chance for a championship comes down to one game. With 22 games in the books, the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team has one game left that will determine how the Bulldogs' season will be looked back on.
Longtime Republican K.C. Hume takes over for John Ponikvar
Longtime local Republican K.C. Hume took the reins Tuesday of the Moffat County Republican Central Committee from its previous chairman, John Ponikvar.
Moffat County Commissioner Tom Gray tried to alleviate concerns of the Moffat County Tourism Association on Wednesday that the commission would decide quickly on a proposal from the Craig Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s proposal — to oversee the county’s 1.9-percent lodging tax rather than MCTA.
Mark Rydberg said Colorado’s public education system is in trouble. “It’s already one of the poorest funded programs (in the country),” he said. “If it moves to the poorest, it won’t be surprising.”
Datebook for Feb. 16, 2011
Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant is hosting a fundraiser for Landon Hatcher on Monday. Hatcher is a 10-month-old from Craig who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. His family does not have health insurance. Vallarta’s is donating 25 percent of profits from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday to the family. Vallarta’s is located in Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.
Sudoku for Feb. 17, 2011
Comics for Feb. 17, 2011
Some important changes you've been trying to make for a long time could actually come through for you in the year ahead. However, it might take the help of others to make it happen, so do what you can to encourage cooperation.
I am having a problem with my mother-in-law. My husband is so upset that he doesn't plan to speak to her again. My mother-in-law is a smoker. So are my husband, mother and father-in-law.
Crossword for Feb. 17, 2011