News for Tuesday, April 23, 2013



Craig resident proposes ordinance requiring heads of households to own rifles

Craig resident requests council pass pro-gun ordinance

Citing years of attacks by the Colorado General Assembly on the industries that drive Craig and Moffat County’s economy — namely coal, power and hunting — Craig Rummel asked City Council members to consider passing an ordinance requiring heads of households within city limits to maintain a modern sporting rifle capable of accepting high-capacity magazines.

Hulstine, Bulldogs wow with top times

The Moffat County senior signed with the University of Denver last Wednesday, then had a meet to remember at the Jefferson County Invite, hosted at Chatfield High School in Littleton.

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Time runs out on Moffat County girls soccer rally

The Bulldogs tried furiously to rally back against Roaring Fork at Woodbury Sports Complex, but time ran out and they lost, 3-2. Allie Ehlers scored both goals for MCHS.

Moffat County Commission exploring refinance options for public safety center

The Moffat County Commission on Tuesday explored its options to refinance the second of two certificates of participation used to fund construction of the Moffat County Public Safety Center. A certificate of participation is similar to a bond. Dave Fleming, a member of the Moffat County Finance Corporation Board, said the second certificate, issued in 2001, could be refinanced after 10 years.

Craig briefs: Saturday is Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

In an effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft, the Craig Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Centennial Mall parking lot.

4 men accused of dealing cocaine in Steamboat Springs

According to Steamboat Springs Police Department Deputy Chief Bob DelValle, the men were arrested after a series of controlled drug buys arranged by ACET. The investigation began in October.

Lance Scranton: Weather permitting

The unexpected spring storm that dumped some serious snow on our state last week shut down all kinds of activities on the Front Range and Western Slope. Encountering the unanticipated can send students into a flurry of thinking that the grass must be greener (sooner) somewhere else.

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MCHS delivers books to students to foster reading

Nearly half the students at Moffat County High School received books for free Tuesday as part of a nationwide program to bring literature to youths.

The Record for April 24, 2013

Moffat County and city of Craig police, fire and ambulance calls

Resources available for sex assault victims

Karen Zimmerman, sex assault response team coordinator at Advocates Crisis Support Services, said that last year, her agency responded to cases involving 32 primary victims and 51 secondary victims of sexual assault in Moffat County.