News for Friday, October 19, 2012



Hayden beats Vail Christian, wraps up home game

Hayden ensured it would play at home next week in the first postseason game, beating Vail Christian, 49-20, on Friday.

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Fading siren: Battalion Chief Dennis Jones retires from Craig Fire/Rescue after 23 years

Few things get the blood pumping harder than the sound of a late night page, the whirring of a siren or chasing after a cloud of smoke out on the distant horizon. Craig Fire/Rescue is an organization that not only prides itself on recruiting, training and retaining high quality firemen and women, but also for attracting thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies to join its ranks. And for more than two decades one name has been synonymous with the Craig fire department. But Battalion Chief Dennis Jones, 52, said Thursday he wasn’t looking for a thrill when he reported to the Craig fire station for the first time on Oct. 26, 1989, which coincidentally also was his 30th birthday.

On The Record for Friday, Oct. 19

On The Record for Friday, Oct. 19

Rig Count for Oct. 20, 2012

Rig Count

Government Update for Oct. 20, 2012

Moffat County Commission meeting When: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday Where: Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way Agenda:

1968: National Leaning Toward Socialistic State

Editors note: The following editorial, written by Charles Stoddard, Jr., appeared in a 1968 edition of the Empire Courier. The Daily Press acquired the editorial from Tom Mathers, and we were struck at how current it sounded despite its age. Without citing its origins, this editorial — which is appearing now exactly how it did in 1968 — could be mistaken for one written today. The trend of America thinking in political circles for years has been leading to a Socialistic State. This means everyone contributes to the pot and its dolled out to those who don't have as much as those who are contributing. We have been of the opinion that American Democracy, designed to encourage and flourish under capitalism was one of the reasons this nation has achieved the goal it has. But now, more and more, the nation is being let to believe this isn't a good thing. An editorial in a recent issue of a large daily newspaper stated in part "The United States is approaching, if it has not reached, the point at which enough is being produced for everybody to live at a minimum level of decency and for many to live in affluence at the same time.

Francisco Reina: All players deserve to play

This letter is to congratulate my friends who represent me at the soccer field. Some of them are Tim Ciesco and family, Karen Bolton, Alan Flores, Alan Perez, Jonathan Pando, Tracy Mendoza, Dusty Carzon, Bryant Cox, Alfredo LeBron, Rene Molina, Pablo Salcido, Johnny Landa, Balbuena Duarte, Manuel Tarango, and to all who have the privilege of to show my way of soccer and represent me at the soccer field.

3 Colo. men banned from hunting amid Utah poaching

PRICE, Utah (AP) — Three Colorado men have been fined and banned from hunting in Utah after a doe and buck were killed illegally last fall. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says Ostan Ware, Ryan Hagin and Kody Kean didn't have proper permits for either animal. Officials say the men posted pictures of the dead deer online, and left the doe to rot. A tipster calling the state's Turn-in-a-Poacher hotline reported the incident, which wardens say happened in November about three miles away from the Colorado border in Utah's Book Cliffs.