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If you’re a DIY hobbyist, or simply a home owner that needs to get some work done, here are five Do It Yourself tips to help you save money in 2011.
With more than 50 participating businesses, the 2010 KRAI Spring Expo set a record for most vendors featured in the event’s history. While this year’s expo will fall short of the record — the lineup will include more than 40 businesses — organizers aren’t disappointed.
The Moffat County Commission responded Tuesday to a recent Craig City Council work session concerning negotiations for the Moffat County Public Safety Center. At its regular meeting, commissioners discussed what they felt were misrepresentations by the city council, namely regarding the financing of the safety center, as well as use of sales tax money collected to pay for construction of the center.
Over the weekend, Matt Hulstine, a Moffat County High School sophomore, qualified for the 4A state swim meet in May. On Monday, he was humble about the achievement. “It felt good because it was another event to go to state in,” he said. At the Montrose Invitational on March 18 and 19, Hulstine swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 4.02 seconds, coming in almost five seconds under the 1 minute, 9 seconds needed to qualify for state.
On the Record for March 22, 2011
Angelo Raftopoulos said he was happy to be named to the Western Slope League all-conference football team in November 2010. He now has another reason to smile. Raftopoulos, a Moffat County High School senior and a post player for the boys varsity basketball team, was recently voted by league coaches to the league’s all-conference basketball team.
Possible legislation could provide windfall to Moffat County
Moffat County Commissioner Tom Gray said he is optimistic recent federal legislative activity surrounding an oil shale development issue near the Roan Plateau could land the county anywhere from $1 million to $2.5 million. “The take home message is don’t give up hope because we haven’t,” the commissioner said. “And obviously Congressman (Scott) Tipton hasn’t.”
During a recent focus group meeting, Pati Martinez encouraged Moffat County residents to avoid cliché when talking about reasons people would want to visit the area. “We’re in the business of killing words,” Martinez said. “We can’t say it’s unique and authentic without sounding like everyone else who wants to be unique and authentic. We have to find the nitty gritty things that really make this place what it is.”
6:50 a.m. The Craig Rotary Club meets at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. Visitors are welcome to attend. Call 826-4444.
The Moffat County Commission will host its regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. today at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. The meeting is open to the public.
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You might have to make some significant changes in the next year, if you want your efforts to result in greater material security. If you see an opportunity, take the plunge and embrace change.
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