Sombrero Ranches Horse Drive to continue as planned
In 2010, Maybell Cultural Heritage Days attracted the largest crowd in its six-year history. About 1,500 people attended the event, which coincides with the annual Sombrero Ranches Horse Drive. Despite last year’s success, Maybell Cultural Heritage Days will be taking this year off because of what organizer Lisa Balstad called “permitting issues.”
In making any movie about the 1980s, there are always some go-to story elements. Among the other bits of same old, same old in “Take Me Home Tonight” are an orgy of ridiculous proportions, a stolen auto and at its center, a loser craving redemption. With those minimal requirements covered, the cocaine, rolled-up jacket sleeves and break dancing are just gravy.
On an afternoon of lung-tingling March weather, feeling as strong and vigorous as the day, I crossed Sixth Street by the museum and stepped to the opposite curb. I felt light-headed, thought, “Whoa,” and caught a close-up glimpse of my scuffed shoe next to dirty snow.
On the Record for March 17, 2011
Heather Dahlberg has no doubt as to the readiness of her actors to perform in front of the community this week. “They are so prepared,” said Dahlberg, a Moffat County High School teacher and co-director of “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood.”
Frank Schmedeke becomes eighth bowler to record 300 at Thunder Rolls
On March 11, Craig resident Frank Schmedeke looked at his scorecard at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center. With nine frames down in the first of three games, Schmedeke had a strike in every frame. “I didn’t even notice until the ninth frame that I was going for a perfect game,” Schmedeke said. “I thought, ‘Holy crap, I haven’t missed yet,’ and then went down and told my brother who also bowls Friday nights.”
Craig resident cited for using artificial light during November 2010 hunt
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is proceeding with a draft regulation that would prohibit the hunting, killing and harassment of bears in dens. During a March 10 meeting in Denver, the Colorado Wildlife Commission directed the DOW to move forward with draft language of the regulation, which states that “no person shall hunt, take or harass bears in a den,” DOW spokesman Randy Hampton said.
Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers said he was pleased with a Tuesday presentation about the county’s finances. “We’ve accomplished what we have set out to do and what we are going to continue to do and that is to keep the county healthy and not have to go through a series of cuts and layoffs like other counties are having to do,” he said.
10 and 11:30 a.m. Story time takes place at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Families can enjoy guest speakers, skits, activities and songs. The theme of this event is St. Patrick’s Day. Call 824-5116.
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a drop-in immunization clinic for adolescents to get their Tdap and Meningococcal vaccinations next week. The clinic is scheduled for 4 to 6:30 p.m. March 24 at Craig Middle School during parent-teacher conferences. Parents must be present and need to bring their child’s immunization records.
My husband and I have been married for more than 20 years. He is a very good-looking man. His co-workers are mostly women. Yes, I am jealous, and I have good reason to be. When we married, he was loving, caring and gave me lots of attention. My whole life changed due to health problems. Now, I barely get a kiss as he leaves for work.
Comics for March 17, 2011
There are strong indications that you are likely to be invited to participate in a venture that will be initiated by another during coming months. If it is successful, and there's a good chance that it will be, you will share in all the fruits.
Crossword for March 17, 2011
Sudoku for March 17, 2011
The Hayden School District again will realize savings from having a half-time superintendent. The Hayden School Board on Wednesday approved a 2011-12 contract for Mike Luppes that will pay him $57,500 for working 130 days.
Approval of gas station move would require land-use code to be amended
If the Town Council approves the request when it meets at 7:30 tonight at the Haven Community Center, it will allow Kum & Go to move to Walnut Street and Jefferson Avenue from Poplar Street and Jefferson Avenue.