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Moffat County Commissioner discusses meeting with senator’s policy staff

Last week, Moffat County Commissioner Audrey Danner participated with other regional representatives in a discussion with Senator Michael Bennet’s policy staff in Steamboat Springs. At Monday’s commission’s meeting, Danner reviewed the meeting with fellow commissioner Tom Mathers.

On the Record for March 7, 2011

On the Record for March 7, 2011

Andy Bockelman: ‘Hall Pass’ is typical Farrelly brothers shenanigans

You know you’ve been married for too long when Applebee’s, Chili’s and Olive Garden are your first choices to pick up girls. But, as the men of “Hall Pass” learn, hitting the singles scene can be just as terrifying as storming the beaches at Normandy. Best buddies Rick and Fred (Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis) aren’t unhappy in their marriages, but that doesn’t mean they can’t daydream about the prospect of other women.

CMC 4-year degree programs moving ahead

College in Steamboat needs final OK to offer bachelor’s

Colorado Mountain College got a boost Friday in its bid to offer four-year degrees. The Colorado Commission on Higher Education approved CMC’s request to offer a limited number of bachelor’s degrees contingent on approval from the Federal Higher Learning Commission.

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Senior Spotlight for March 7, 2011

Spring will be popping out soon and spring break will be here. Some people may go on a trip.

My Life, My Words: Liz Davis — ‘Mental health on 2 wheels’

“I’ve lived in Hayden for 32 years now. I’m originally from California “I’m old enough that I’ve been on Route 66 from Chicago to (Los Angeles) three different times. The first time, I was three months old. My dad knew I didn’t want to be (in Illinois) where it was cold and icy and nasty, so we moved to California. My mother was an amazing woman. She’s driving a car, following my dad who’s on his Harley (Davidson) and they’re driving from Illinois to California, and she has a three-month-old infant in the car. Amazing woman. I’m not sure I could have made that trip without losing my mind.

Craig youth hockey player to warm-up with Colorado Avalanche on Friday

Ethan O’Mailia started playing hockey 11 years ago after he watched a Moffat County Bulldogs club hockey team game. Now a junior at Moffat County High School and a defenseman on the same Bulldogs club team, O’Mailia is getting the chance of a lifetime for any hockey fan.

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Competition and speed fuel young, local snocross racer in Craig

Logan Montgomery sat at the starting line on his Arctic Cat 120. It was an unseasonably warm day in mid-February on the grounds of the Wyman Museum in Craig. Fourteen other racers sat on stock or modified snowmobiles next to Logan and revved their engines.

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Anderson impresses during Sunday performance in Craig

Steamboat Springs resident Maggie Rogers said she couldn’t believe Coffey Anderson was coming to Northwest Colorado. “When we started seeing posters for him, we were like ‘What?’ We were really surprised to see he was playing here,” Maggie said. Maggie and her husband, Chris Rogers, are part-time Colorado residents.

Business Beat: Familiar face returns to Craig Ford as minority owner

When Steve Deyo was 19, he got a job working for Jerry Thompson at Craig Ford, where he spent the next 26 years of his career. Last week, Deyo, now 51, returned to the dealership. This time, however, he has a bit more invested. His new roles are both general manager and minority owner.

Briefs for March 7, 2011: County commission meeting today

Below is the agenda for the Moffat County Commission’s meeting today at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. • 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

John Milligan: Raffle for a good cause

To the editor: The Save Jane Campaign is raffling off a beautiful Ibanez electric guitar. Raffle tickets are $2 each and the drawing will take place at 2 p.m. April 23 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds, under the bleachers during our indoor sale.

Datebook for March 7, 2011

8:30 a.m. The Moffat County Commission meets at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. The meeting is open to the public. Call 824-5517. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Colorado Visiting Nurse Association/Aging Well program hosts an aquatics class at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court. The cost is $32 for an eight-week session or $6 for drop-ins. Call Cathy Vanatta at 826-0807.

March is nutrition month

To the editor: March is National Nutrition Month. One of the best ways to improve your health through nutrition is to “Eat Right With Color.”

Annie's Mailbox for March 7, 2011: Husband thinks world revolves around him

How do you deal with a husband who thinks the world revolves around him? "Donald" always has to be the center of attention and makes sure he is in the spotlight at all times. People have told me he is spoiled and self-centered, which I already knew from many years of marriage. Several years ago, I tried to improve my life by eating healthier, losing weight and being more active. I tried, unsuccessfully, to encourage Donald to join me.

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Sudoku for March 7, 2011

Sudoku for March 7, 2011

Horoscope for March 7, 2011

You're the type of person who always wants to get along well with everyone, yet in the coming year you might let yourself be less careful about how you handle tough people. In some cases you'll win, in others you won't.

Aging Well: Music benefits older adults as therapy, entertainment

Music’s ability to reach us on a deep, emotional level has long fascinated scientists. Some therapies use music to help individuals experiencing or recovering from challenges including autism, Alzheimer’s disease, grief, chronic pain, stroke and depression.

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Comics for March 7, 2011

Comics for March 7, 2011

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Crossword for March 7, 2011

Crossword for March 7, 2011