News for Monday, March 14, 2011

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On the Record for March 14, 2011

On the Record for March 14, 2011

Hayden man wanted on meth charges arrested in Arapahoe County

Jamison Fjoser, 36, was taken into custody March 10 by the U.S. Marshals Office. The dozen local charges against Fjoser include at least seven felonies related to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine.

Unlucky start

MCHS girls soccer team drops first game of the season

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team got out to a slow start Saturday against Delta and couldn’t build on a second half goal as the Bulldogs dropped their first game, 3-1. Bulldogs head coach Harry Tripp said his team arrived late to Delta and only had a short time to warm up for the game. “We had to rush through our warm ups and I think that hurt us in the beginning of the game,” Tripp said. “We only arrived 25 minutes before the game started.”

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Indescribable on ice

MCHS junior skates with Colorado Avalanche before game

When Ethan O’Mailia entered the Pepsi Center on Friday night, he said he didn’t know what to expect. O’Mailia was selected by his Moffat County Bulldogs club hockey team coaches and the Moffat County commissioners to warm up with the Colorado Avalanche before a game against the Anaheim Ducks.

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My Life, My Words: Gabbi Steele

“I pretty much do everything (in rodeo.) I rope, do barrels, poles, goat tying and trail course. “I like that we get to do it with our family and stuff. My whole family does it and, actually, all my cousins and everything (do too). We get to go see friends that we don’t see here.

Aging Well: Medicare Parts A and B — Know the basics

Understanding Medicare is like tackling a Colorado 14er: Taking the process step by step is much easier than analyzing the whole mountain at once. Medicare is a health insurance program mostly for adults 65 and older. Having a firm grasp of program basics will make it easier for a person to take advantage of benefits when they are eligible, avoid penalties and adjust their Medicare options.

Glanville: A bridge over the river Jordan

In Mr. Cosgrove’s 10th grade class, studying local government was the dreaded part of the year. He divided the class into city, county and state branches, and appointed a governor, mayor and the county board. If, by luck, you weren’t one of the political appointees, you were simply a voter with no party affiliations and you voted on the issues brought forth by each branch of government. Of course, we’d studied each branch’s charter (constitution) so we had a working knowledge of what they could get away with. Then each was given a “bill” to be presented to the voting public, a short debate followed, and then we voted.

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‘One person at a time’

VNA health care provider volunteering to bring health and peace to Vietnam

Last week, Frani Jenkins, a physician’s assistant with the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig, arrived in Vietnam. During her 17-day stay, she and other volunteers for Children of Peace International will travel throughout the country to provide medical care to needy people in rural areas, mostly in orphanages and schools.

Senior Spotlight for Monday, March 14, 2011

It’s about time to get out our yard sale walking shoes, and put our minds in yard sale buying mode. Do you go to yard sales, or overspend on some cutsie thing, or something that you have to have? The need to go see what’s out there is a challenge.

Business Beat: J.W. Snack’s takes humorous approach to governor’s bump

Only moments after getting his picture taken with Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday, J.W. Snack’s owner Danny Griffiths had to get a towel.

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A crafty Craig business

Craig resident Dave Walters stood in his workshop Wednesday. “This here is 70 hours of my week,” Walters said of his shop. “I usually work 19-hour shifts every day.” Walters is a single father of three school-aged children. He works construction on the side, but the bulk of his working hours are devoted to his true passion, Chameo Engravings and Cutouts, which he runs out of his home on Sixth Street in Craig.

Data suggests decrease

Grand Futures: Teen alcohol use down in Moffat County

Matt Beckett, Moffat County director of the Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, contends teen alcohol use is down in Craig, and he credits a city ordinance with being partially responsible.

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Comics for March 14, 2011

Comics for March 14, 2011

Horoscope for March 14, 2011

Not one nor two but three probable partnership involvements are likely to capture your fancy in the year ahead. Although you may play only a minor role in each arrangement, they all could be meaningful to you.

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Sudoku for March 14, 2011

Sudoku for March 14, 2011

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Crossword for March 14, 2011

Crossword for March 14, 2011

Annie's Mailbox for March 14, 2011: Brother-in-law moved on quickly after wife's death

My beloved sister, "Dawn," died last year following a long battle with cancer. Her husband of 43 years was a caring and capable caregiver. At the memorial service held in their church, "John" spoke tearfully of their love. Ten years ago, their marriage was rocked by John's affair with an old classmate. They went through counseling and worked things out, but there were times when Dawn suspected he was unfaithful.