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Craig pool league prepares for Saturday’s City Championships

For Craig resident Jolene Walls, billiards is more than just a game. Walls said she instantly connected with billiards starting at 8 years old while playing with her father, Ray Perez. “My dad got me started playing on weekends and evenings,” she said. “When I was about 12, I started playing for the Elks junior league. “Pool is just what my dad and I did.”

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Mineral leases, prices rising in Moffat County

Moffat County Clerk and Recorder Lila Herod said her office fills up “like a swarm of bees” in the afternoon. It has consistently for the last six months, she said. The activity comes from the 15 to 30 landmen flooding the office each day in hopes of locating and contacting mineral owners so oil companies can negotiate mineral leases.

Janet Sheridan: Adjusting to the new me

If you see me chugging around town getting my exercise, you might think I’m the same person I’ve always been. But, if you read my last column chronicling my nosedive into medical testing, you know I’m not. I remember when I thought life meant growing up, getting married, and living happily every after.

On the Record for March 24, 2011

On the Record for March 24, 2011

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Moffat County shooters to represent Colorado at National 4-H Invitational

Jody Lee sat in the backroom of the Bears Ears Shooting Club wearing a weathered leather jacket and a white cowboy hat. Behind him stood a wooden rack with four .22-caliber rifles resting within their cradles. Jody, a Moffat County 4-H Shooting Sports coach, said there’s no easy explanation on how to make a shot that’s true.

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Craig City Council member concludes eight-year stint

Craig native Joe Herod said there was a distinct philosophy he carried while serving on the Craig City Council for the last eight years. It was, simply, to listen. “I have a hard time listening to people so I had to learn to listen to people and try to understand why things were happening the way they happened,” he said.

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Golf unites Moffat County’s Harjes father and daughter

In 1984, Ken Harjes coached Ann Marie Roberts, who was one of two females on an otherwise all-male Moffat County High School golf team. Roberts, an MCHS freshman at the time, didn’t have a choice — there was no girls golf team at the high school.

Briefs for March 24, 2011: Craig Daily Press seeking new Editorial Board members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three to four people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins April 4. Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for that week’s Wednesday and Saturday editions. Editorial Board terms last three months.

Datebook for March 24, 2011

10 a.m. 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 is the first day of spring. Call 824-5116.

Horoscope for March 24, 2011

An unusual number of surprises could be in the offing in the coming year, and fortunately, most of them will better your lifestyle or make you happier in some way. In all cases, they are likely to advance your station in life.

Annie's Mailbox for March 24, 2011: Ready to tell brother he's hurt family

I am one of four adult siblings in a family that has always had difficulty communicating. I haven't spoken to my brother, "Tom," in many years. After getting married, Tom never bothered to invite our parents over, and he and his wife missed all the holiday celebrations. His wife is distant and didn't try to establish a relationship with my parents, even though she is very close to her mother.

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Crossword for March 24, 2011

Crossword for March 24, 2011

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Sudoku for March 24, 2011

Sudoku for March 24, 2011

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Comics for March 24, 2011

Comics for March 24, 2011