News for Friday, October 5, 2012

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Nothing promised, everything earned

4 Moffat County men prepare for U.S. Marine Corps. service

There are certain qualities every serviceman and servicewoman shares — a sense of duty, honor and tradition. Though they are like qualities found throughout the four branches of the military, how those characteristics are defined are as unique as each person who makes the commitment to wear the uniform. On Sunday two 2012 Moffat County High School graduates — Zach Hansen, 18, and Pat Thompson, 18 — depart for United States Marine Corps. boot camp. They will be followed in December by Tyler Ripka, 18, also a 2012 MCHS graduate, and in June 2013 by Jesse Maneotis upon his high school graduation.

Rig Count for Oct. 5, 2012

Rig Count

Government Update for Oct. 6

Government Update

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Titanic award sought at annual MCHS cardboard regatta

As the ship broke apart and sunk down into the frigid waters below, Brenden Spencer and Trent Parrott bravely clung on and went down with their ship “Big.” Then they slowly drug it to the shoreline at Loudy Simpson Park and shivered as they hauled it out of the water. Spencer and Parrot participated in the 2012-13 Moffat County High School Science Olympics event, the Great Cardboard Boat Regatta Friday afternoon.

On The Record for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

On The Record for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Dr. Barbara Ann Smith: Glen Gallegos for CU Regent

I highly support Glen Gallegos for University of Colorado Board of Regents. He has enormous experience in the field of education, which spans over 26 years. Just one example is his commitment to keep CU affordable and accessible for Colorado students by incorporating partnerships with various business organizations and creative entrepreneurs to assist with offering real work experiences and scholarships. Providing CU with a vision of global competitiveness in the free market place with programs that will give each student a more than adequate education to compete globally and contribute to the economy of this great nation is one more example of Mr. Gallegos’ rich educational background. Furthermore, when Mr. Gallegos was on the Colorado Mesa University Trustee Board, he was instrumental in establishing an engineering program through a partnership with Colorado University.

Walker Family: Thanks for the support

From the family and relatives of Wanda Walker, we extend our greatest thanks to all of those who so graciously gave of their time and effort to make her celebration of life on September 22, 2012, such a great success. It was very heartwarming to see so many in attendance, a fine testimonial to the love and respect her friends and neighbors had for her.