News for Friday, January 28, 2011



Long-time resident to run for Moffat County Commission

In September 2010, John Kinkaid traveled to Denver to testify against an action he felt could jeopardize jobs. Kinkaid spoke out against Xcel Energy’s plans to comply with Colorado House Bill 10-1365 in hopes of helping his son, Caleb, keep his job at Twentymile Coal Co. The feeling he had at the time is similar to one he has now.

Andy Bockelman: ‘Country Strong’ features sharp music, flat story

The strum of an acoustic guitar, a chorus of melancholy lyrics and the remnants of a few too many empty whiskey bottles littered across the floor. Like any movie about the world of honky-tonk, “Country Strong” has these basic elements down, but as the music plays on, it doesn’t resonate quite as strongly as it should for those in the cheap seats.

Bulldogs close out Steamboat on the road

MCHS girls varsity basketball team defeats Steamboat, 61-51

The Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team looks to continue their rise in the Western Slope League standings tonight as they battle the Steamboat Springs Sailors. The game is set to tip at 6 p.m. at Steamboat Springs High School, 45 E. Maple St.

Bulldog boys drop heartbreaker to Steamboat

The Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team will travel 42 miles down the highway to Steamboat Springs for tonight’s Western Slope League rivalry game against the Sailors. The game is slated for 7:30 p.m. at Steamboat Springs High School, 45 E. Maple St.

Craig students hope to educate during Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month

Miranda Blomquist, 17, said she’s had friends abused by boyfriends or girlfriends. “It just makes you feel like (the violence) shouldn’t be there,” Blomquist said. “It’s something that needs to be taken care of, but shouldn’t be there.”

On the Record for Jan. 28, 2011

On the Record for Jan. 28, 2011

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MCHS wrestler regains form, helps lead Bulldogs to victory

For two years, Moffat County High School senior Kye Adams has been on and off the wrestling mat due to injuries. His sophomore, year a dislocated knee. Then, a broken back in his junior year sidelined him and to start his senior season, he dislocated his other knee. Finally, in the last few weeks of his last season as a Bulldogs wrestler, Adams said he feels he is starting to make the strides he has been pushing for his entire high school career.

Local fuel gauge for Jan. 28, 2011

Regular unleaded and diesel prices as of Thursday afternoon. Craig: • Loaf ‘N Jug, 2441 W. Victory Way Unleaded: $3.04; Diesel: $3.39

Craig/Fire Rescue proposes 2nd fire station

K.C. Hume, battalion chief for Craig Fire/Rescue, said the need for a firefighter training facility has grown in recent years. “We can’t just go and burn a house down anymore,” he said. Hume was referring to the practice of burning down donated buildings for training purposes. He said Environmental Protection Agency regulations on smoke pollution, handling of asbestos and more has removed that option from consideration.

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Craig resident pegged as host of new outdoor television series

Three months ago, Craig Conrad said he received a life-changing phone call. He and his wife, Vicki, were preparing for an upcoming trip to Oklahoma as part of a tour to promote his book, “Unstoppable,” when the phone rang. “When I answered, it was Orion Multimedia,” Conrad said. “They wanted to do an outdoor nature show and wanted me to host it.”

The Rev. Len Browning: Communication connection

My wife recently told me I need to be a better listener, and a whole bunch of other stuff I don’t remember. Actually, I heard every word she said, I just chose to process only part of it. My staff and I are finding that we’re frequently guilty of miscommunication causing misunderstandings.

Moffat County School Board gets update on gifted education review

Vera Turner made an impression on Moffat County School Board members during Thursday’s regular monthly meeting. Turner, the school district’s gifted education coordinator, presented the board with a copy of a program review by the Colorado Department of Education. As board members read the opening paragraphs of the report that praised Turner, they started making positive comments about her efforts.

Datebook for Jan. 28, 2011

8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Senior swimnastics takes place at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625. 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 Kevin at 824-1703 or Ann Anderson at 826-2717.

Briefs for Jan. 28, 2011: Commission to meet briefly today

The Moffat County Commission is scheduled to host a short special meeting at 10 a.m. today at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. The agenda is listed below: • 10 to 10:05 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence • 10:05 to 10:10 a.m. Consent agenda

H. Neal Glanville: Traditions held and then broken

It’s the end of January and I’m going to break with an almost lifelong tradition of being resolute about resolutions. I’ve always thought that coming up with something you may or may not be doing that needs some sort of repair is fibbing to your friends and then truly lying to yourself. Of course, that’s not to say we shouldn’t try and live our lives a little better, but it is my firm belief we should chip away at the crud of adulthood a little each day and fall asleep knowing we did our best, instead of being prideful we stole a bigger piece of the pie than our neighbor and got away with it.

Kelly Corson: Thanks for ‘being there’

To the editor: I was recently hospitalized for quite some time due to complications from surgery. I would like to thank all of those who kept me in their thoughts and prayers, and who made phone calls, visits or sent flowers.

Janet Sheridan: Different strokes

I’m sometimes surprised by the odd habits of others: Some bake brownies without walnuts. Why do they bother? Some stay up beyond 9 p.m. How do they do that? Some open their presents Christmas Eve. What do they do the next morning? I’m most puzzled when the peculiarities belong to my friends and family. In college, it boggled my mind when my roommates postponed studying for a test until the evening before and then pulled an all-nighter. I shook my well-rested head in disbelief as they stumbled into class, bleary-eyed and mumbling.

John Ponikvar: ‘Proud of the process’

To the editor: As a member of the Colorado Eighth Senate District Vacancy Committee, I have to say I’m extremely happy with the process that was used to replace outgoing Senator Al White. The steps taken to provide transparency by chairman Phil Vaughn and secretary Audrey Danner were well thought out. Out of the 35 votes cast during the five ballots, my vote on the first ballot was the only one that Bob McConnell received in the whole process.

Annie's Mailbox for Jan. 28, 2011: Concerned about mother-in-law's mental state

ast August, one of my favorite authors published a new book. My husband told me not to buy it and hinted that his parents were planning to get it for me for Christmas. This was the type of thing they had done before, and I was happy to wait. However, come Christmas Day, the book they gave me was something entirely different and not one I was eager to read.

Horoscope for Jan. 28, 2011

Interestingly, it is likely to be some of your old endeavors rather than any new ones that will hold the biggest advantages for you in the near future. Stick to what you know and/or have, because this is where your luck resides.


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1609 Original Grantor(s): Michael E. Myers Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for GMAC Mortgage, LLC f/k/a GMAC Mortgage Corporation


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1607 Original Grantor(s): James R. Fagg and Coleen Fagg Original Beneficiary(ies): Option One Mortgage Corporation


COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1610 Original Grantor(s): Donald J. Quick Jr. and Ramona Quick Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as nominee for American Bank

Case Number 11PR02

Deceased J. Richard Tremaine KLAUZER & TREMAINE, LLC 320 Lincoln Avenue, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 774525 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-4525 (970) 879-5003, e-mail: rich FAX: (970) 879-1131 Atty. Reg. #17695 Case Number: 11PR02


COMBINED NOTICE - RESTART - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-109(2)(b)(II) FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1576 Original Grantor(s): Virgil J Beaver and Cynthia Beaver Original Beneficiary(ies): Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

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Crossword for Jan. 28, 2011

Crossword for Jan. 28, 2011

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Sudoku for Jan. 28, 2011

Sudoku for Jan. 28, 2011

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Comics for Jan. 28, 2011

Comics for Jan. 28, 2011