News for Saturday, September 17, 2011



Bulldogs fall to 0-3

JFK blows out MCHS in Denver

The Moffat County High School varsity football team is seeking its first win of the season today as the Bulldogs play John F. Kennedy High School at Denver All-City Stadium. The game kicked off at 1 p.m. The Bulldogs struggled with mistakes in a season-opening 17-7 loss Aug. 26 at Evergreen High School before falling 18-yards short in a 32-28 defeat Sept. 2 at home against Aspen High School.

Eighth-grade Bulldogs win in triple overtime

Craig Middle School coach Todd Hildebrandt had one thing to say to his players after their game Friday. “Gentlemen,” he began. “Now that was a football game.” Hildebrandt’s eighth-grade Bulldogs raised their season record to 4-0 after a nail-biter game against the Meeker Cowboys. The hard-fought game came down to the final moments and beyond, with the 14-6 final score the result of three overtimes.

LSRV earns 13th straight win via forfeit

The Little Snake River Valley School’s six-man varsity football team, seeking a Wyoming best 13-game win streak, did so without getting on the field Friday. The Rattlers’ game against Guernsey-Sunrise High School, scheduled for 3 p.m. today in Baggs, Wyo., was forfeited by Guernsey due to a sickness outbreak on the team, LSRV head coach Mike Bates said Friday.

Tease photo

Bulldogs seeking first win of season in Denver against Kennedy

After an 0-2 start, the Moffat County High School varsity football team’s coaching staff needed the recent bye week to try and get the season back on track, coach Kip Hafey said. With two weeks of practice under their belt, the Bulldogs battle John F. Kennedy High School at 1 p.m. today at Denver All-City Stadium, 1450 S. Franklin St.

Over a cup: ‘Italian Zucchini Casserole’ the right fit for garden vegetables

The fall season is here, but there are still late garden vegetables to cook. We didn’t plant much of a garden this past spring, but I did put in two hills of zucchini, and even though the plants have been slow in producing squash, I’ve been picking a few. Last night, I used about four cups to make “Italian Zucchini Casserole.”

Agenda: Moffat County Libraries Board meeting

When: 10 a.m. today Where: Dinosaur branch, 400 W. School St. Agenda: • Call meeting to order

Government update for Saturday, September 17, 2011

Moffat County Commission meeting When: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday Where: Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way Agenda: • 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

Vet hotline: Craig clinic offering flu shots to veterans

The Craig Veterans Telehealth Clinic will be sending out postcards reminding veterans about getting their flu shot. The vaccine is in, so you can drop in and get a shot.

Tease photo

Local organization focused on bolstering services for young children

Barbara West won’t see the 3-year-old who gets an oral checkup. Nor will West, coordinator for the Connections 4 Kids nonprofit group, see children under the watchful eye of a childcare provider who’s continuing his or her education. But, West and the organization she oversees can improve the lives of these children, albeit indirectly and with less fanfare.

Editorial Board: Pilot procedure

Public education is no easy profession these days. The emphasis on test scores, made openly available through departments of education and the media, often prompt scrutiny on teachers and administrators in districts not performing at a high level.

Western Fuels-Colorado buys Colowyo Mine

Fuel supply cooperative to continue to serve Craig Station

Western Fuels-Colorado LLC, a cooperative fuel supplier that delivers coal under contract to the Craig Station and Nucla Station power plants in western Colorado, has entered into an agreement to purchase the Colowyo Mine from Rio Tinto, according to a news release. Western Fuels-Colorado currently delivers coal produced by Colowyo Mine to the 1,304- megawatt Craig Station, which is operated by Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association.

Horoscope for Sept. 17, 2011

You could build quite a reputation for your leadership qualities in the year ahead. Because you'll place great importance on organization, you'll take the initiative and let others fall in line.

Tease photo

Crossword for Sept. 17, 2011

Crossword for Sept. 17, 2011

Tease photo

Sudoku for Sept. 17, 2011

Sudoku for Sept. 17, 2011

Tease photo

Comics for Sept. 17, 2011

Comics for Sept. 17, 2011