News for Friday, May 20, 2011

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Top 10 Outdoor Spring-Cleaning Tips

You’ll want to tackle your screens first, in preparation for those perfect, sunny, breezy spring days that just call out for open windows. Take the screens off and take them outside for a gentle bath with a hose. If they’re especially icky, you might want to rub them with some soapy water and a brush — that old, dead fly is exactly the kind of depressing winter sight we’re trying to get rid of.

CASE NUMBER 11DR48

CASE NUMBER 11DR48

Motor Grader bids

Moffat County, Colorado, will open sealed bids at 221 West Victory Way, Craig, Colorado, 81625, on June 10, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. for a Motor Grader. Bids must be submitted no later than June 9, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. to 822 E. 1st Street, P.O. Box 667, Craig, CO, 81626.

Permit No. C-1981-019

Permit No. C-1981-019

Lariat Lee Liquors Inc

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Jack & Linda Paulson dba Lariat Lee Liquors Inc., 391 Lincoln Street, Craig, Colorado has by application dated April 27, 2011, applied for a Retail Liquor Store License on the premises hereinabove described.

FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1622

COMBINED NOTICE- AMENDED- PUBLICATION FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1622 Original Grantor(s): Heath Scroggs and Stacy Scroggs Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Bank of the West, a California Corporation

Hard Rock/Metal Mining Reclamation Permit

Jubilee Venture, LLC; 19754 E. Euclid Drive, Centennial, Colorado 80016, Phone 720-289-1455, has filed an application for a Regular (112) Hard Rock/Metal Mining Reclamation Permit with the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board under provisions of the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Act.

On the Record for May 20, 2011

On the Record for May 20, 2011

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TMH in Craig has biggest month ever

Bryan Chalmers said The Memorial Hospital broke a new record earlier this year. “March was an amazing month,” Chalmers, TMH’s chief financial officer, said. “Our (patient) volumes were up substantially. This was the first time it was ever so high.” In March, the hospital saw 906 adjusted patient days — an accounting expression that combines inpatient and outpatient services into units — and grossed more than $4 million, Chalmers said.

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Bulldogs' Williams wins WSL co-player of the year award

Ben Williams finished the 2011 season with an ERA of 4.26, 52 strikeouts and half of the Moffat County High School baseball team’s eight wins. But, Williams’s contribution wasn’t only on the pitching mound. At the plate, Williams had team-highs with 37 RBIs and nine home runs, and was second on the team with a batting average of .593.

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Moffat County juniors lead way for Bulldogs at state track meet

The rise in the shot put state rankings continued for Garrett Spears on Thursday. Two weeks ago, Spears, a Moffat County High School junior, was ranked 22nd and didn’t look to be competing in the 4A state meet. At the regional meet May 14 in Grand Junction, Spears threw a personal-record 48 feet, 2 inches to move up to 11th and make the state cut.

Briefs for May 20, 2011: MCHS auction set for tonight

The 2011 Moffat County High School FFA Project Auction and Oyster Fry will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the MCHS Ag Shop, 900 Finley Lane. Projects to be auctioned include metal artwork, yard ornaments, bird feeders, wishing wells, a wide variety of flowers and more.

Craig/Moffat County EDP board considers adding new position

Darcy Trask believes having as many great minds as possible in the same room can be beneficial to the local economy. “The more the merrier,” she said. At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership’s board of directors voted to table an election for new officers and board members until next month.

Tim Douglas: Come, You’re invited

May and June bring additional mail to our mailboxes in the form of invitations to college and high school graduations, and summer weddings. We are excited when we see a different colored envelope and realize it’s an invitation to a special event in someone’s life that thought enough of us to invite us to share their special day.

Local fuel gauge for May 20, 2011

Regular unleaded and diesel prices as of Thursday afternoon. Numbers correspond to the numbers on the photo above. Craig: 1. Loaf ‘N Jug, 2441 W. Victory Way

Datebook for May 20, 2011

9 to 11 a.m. Playgroup for toddler/preschool-age children takes place at the Early Childhood Development Preschool at the Moffat County School District administrative building, 775 Yampa Ave. Call Carissa at 826-9742. 4:30 p.m. A public memorial service for the late Craig Middle School band director Craig Smith at the Moffat County High School auditorium.

H. Neal Glanville: Little miracles

There’ll be no words this Friday of worthless cousins or the planet stupid. This is the weekend for the miracle of spring. By nature’s clock, I’m unsure how long it lasts. In real time, maybe an hour or so. Oh sure, it’s going to snow again before the end of June, but why worry on the inevitable?

Jordan Harmon: Exercising free speech

To the editor: My name is Jordan Harmon. I am 14 years old. I am the eighth-grader at Craig Middle School who asked my dad to contact the ACLU. I am not ashamed by it, either, because I was told I could not wear the “I heart boobies” bracelets that I bought with my own money for several people I love who I have either lost or is fighting cancer, still.

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Comics for May 20, 2011

Comics for May 20, 2011

Annie's Mailbox for May 20, 2011: Can't tell parents college is not for me

I am a college student. I graduated from community college with an associate's degree in December and am finishing my first semester at the university. No matter how hard I try (tutoring, studying more and for longer hours), I am not doing well. I don't think college is for me, and I want to drop out. The problem is, I don't know how to tell my parents about my decision.

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Sudoku for May 20, 2011

Sudoku for May 20, 2011

Horoscope for May 20, 2011

More changes than usual are likely to be in store for you both socially and commercially in the year ahead, but not to worry, because you should like what transpires. In fact, things may work out better than you hoped.

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Crossword for May 20, 2011

Crossword for May 20, 2011

FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1625

COMBINED NOTICE- DEFERRED- PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-803(6) FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 1625 Original Grantor(s): RYAN M. MACGREGOR AND ANNIE L. MACGREGOR Original Beneficiary(ies): WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.