News for Thursday, April 4, 2013



Local author to hold book signing at Downtown Books

As a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator who has been living with Type 1 diabetes since 1975, Jane K. Dickinson has heard the question often over the years. “What can I eat?” people ask upon their diagnosis.

Briefs for April 5, 2013: Retirement benefits seminar slated in Craig

A seminar for senior citizens about rules and strategies for collecting retirement benefits and coordinating Social Security with other sources of retirement income is from noon to 1 p.m. April 17 and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus.

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Craig City Council newcomers lay out plans as oaths approach

Tuesday marks the beginning of the new Craig City Council cycle, and the two newest members have one word on their minds: vision.

Toxicology results show Yampa woman had alcohol, painkillers in her system

Toxicology tests show the 32-year-old Yampa woman found dead in a Steamboat Springs hotel room March 15 had a significant amount of alcohol and prescription painkillers in her system.

Evelyn Tileston: Stop the unwanted calls

Is there any way in the world to get rid of these unwanted, unimportant, undesirable, unethical and unprofessional robo-calls?

Rosemary Potter: Defending our rights

I expect there are a lot of people who disagree with Charley Brown’s letter in Wednesday’s Craig Daily Press saying that the county sheriffs have no right not to enforce Colorado’s new gun laws.

Johnnie Mullis and family : In memory of Judy

To everyone who has supported us following the loss of Judy Mullis, we would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation.

Duncan and Counts families: A message of thanks

We would like to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Little Snake River EMT crew for their diligent efforts after Steve Duncan sustained fatal injuries last week while working bulls near Dixon, Wyo.

Gene Bilodeau: Salute to voters

I would like to thank the members of the community of Craig who took time to exercise their right to vote in the City Council election.

John Allen: Recall Hickenlooper

Our governor is punishing law-abiding Colorado citizens by signing the new gun laws.

Janet Sheridan: The games we played

As a principal, I enjoyed playground duty.

Neil Folks: Spiritual gifts and natural abilities

There seems to be some misunderstanding as to the difference between a spiritual gift and a natural ability.

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Pinnt sisters tearing up the track

Two young runners came to Craig just as the track and field season was starting, and they already are burning up the Western Slope. Cheianne and Kayla Pinnt, a junior and a freshman at Moffat County High School, recently transferred to MCHS and have made an immediate impact on the team’s sprinting prospects.

On the record for April 5, 2013

The daily police, jail and fire report for Craig and Moffat County

Letter: Byron Willems

My journey on Craig City Council has come to an end. Good luck to the new councilmen.

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Spring break still means work for some athletes

For some athletes, spring break can prove beneficial to their performance, giving them time for injuries to hear, for soreness to dissipate and for focusing on their mental approach to the game. Others choose a different approach.