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ACET activity results in 15 arrests, $40K in seizures

Craig Police Chief updates city council on drug task force operations

The All Crimes Enforcement Team, an area drug task force, has arrested 15 people suspected of narcotics violations this year, resulting in the seizure of more than $40,000 in illegal drugs. ACET investigates narcotics in Moffat and Routt counties. The task force includes one officer each from the Craig and Steamboat Springs police departments and a deputy from the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.

Janet Sheridan: The best of times

In this morning’s mail, I received the photograph taken at my 50th class reunion in August. The photographer shot it with a wide-angle lens to accommodate the 93 attendees and our increased girth. We made an effort to look good for the occasion. “I bought a new outfit for tonight,” a friend told me. “I’d planned to get a manicure and pedicure as well, but decided to replace the batteries in my hearing aids and call it good.”

At the movies: ‘Apollo 18’: Houston, we have a conspiracy

Strolling around in darkness can be scary enough. Walking inside a crater with only the occasional flash of light is even worse, especially if you see the kinds of things the men in “Apollo 18” have to glimpse. In 1970, NASA scaled back its Apollo space missions because of budgetary concerns. Four years later, the newest space flight, Apollo 18, is a go once again. However, the lunar mission is kept under strict scrutiny compared to previous projects, with the U.S. Department of Defense insisting on secrecy. The crew involved is uninterested in publicity as long as they’re able to be part of something important on behalf of their country.

On the Record for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

On the Record for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

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Cross-country girls finish first, boys second at Warrior Invitational

Todd Trapp said the depth of the Moffat County High School varsity cross-country team would result in success sooner or later this season. “When you are able to run with a teammate, you can encourage each other to keep pushing,” said Trapp, head coach of the cross-country team. “All the runners practice together every day, so during the race, if one person pulls and is ready to push forward, the others know it is time to go.”

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CNCC students react positively to Craig campus

What difference can about $28.6 million in new construction make at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus? In the eyes of several students who attend classes there, it can go a long way toward improving their educational experience. Charles Pourier spent two and a half years at CNCC’s Craig campus before he went away in the spring to attend Boise Bible College.

Datebook for Sept. 15, 2011

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Craig Sheep Wagon Days is at Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Hwy. 40. Events include hands-on demonstrations, a hay maze, sheep wagon tours and a petting zoo. Visit www.sheepwagondays.com.

Briefs for Sept. 15, 2011: Variety Show set for Friday

The Craig Variety Show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way. Performing this month are Ray Cartwright, Steve Ghirardelli, Bill Ronis and more.

Horoscope for Sept. 15, 2011

A couple of contacts you've developed over the years might find themselves in positions of importance in the year ahead, and will be able to help you out in new and exciting ways. They'll be happy to share the wealth.

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Comics for Sept. 15, 2011

Comics for Sept. 15, 2011

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Sudoku for Sept. 15, 2011

Sudoku for Sept. 15, 2011

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Crossword for Sept. 15, 2011

Crossword for Sept. 15, 2011