News for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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At the Movies: Odds favor ‘The Hunger Games’ success

If the creators of “Dancing with the Stars” or “Survivor” had any guts, they’d have a lot higher stakes in their shows for the losers. When you’ve seen “The Hunger Games,” being voted out of a competition seems like a pretty weak punishment compared to those who don’t live to recount their brief time in the limelight.

Fire District representatives to update TMH Board on proposed training facility Thursday

The words “live fire simulator” conjure images of black smoke pouring from a burning building. Yet, the fire simulator included in a proposed firefighter training facility south of The Memorial Hospital is different, said Byron Willems, Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board president. “There’s a concern that it puts out a lot of smoke,” he said. “It really puts out very little smoke. … Actually, you get more smoke out of a wood-burning fireplace than you do out of our live fire training facility.” Willems and Chris Nichols, fire board secretary/treasurer, hope to clear up this and any other misconceptions about the training facility when they address TMH Board members Thursday.

On the Record for March 27, 2012

On the Record for March 27, 2012

Spring Spruce Up

Lawn care tips and service recommendations to get your lawn started for the season and maintain it throughout the summer.