Taylor DeMent, 20, a cashier at the Dollar Tree, is working while he saves money to go to school. He hopes to get his pilot's license and is a big fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

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Taylor DeMent, 20, a cashier at the Dollar Tree, is working while he saves money to go to school. He hopes to get his pilot's license and is a big fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

Monday Morning Chat: Five minutes with Taylor DeMent, 20, cashier at the Dollar Tree

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Monday Morning Chat: Five minutes with Taylor DeMent, 20, cashier at the Dollar Tree

Hometown: “I was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo.”

How long have you lived in Craig: “I moved here 6 years ago.”

What are your plans other than working: “Saving up for school. I’m going for my pilot’s license actually.”

How long have you been working here: “About half a year, 6 months.”

How did you get started working here: “I was just out looking for a job and this was the first place that hired me.”

Do you have a motto or outlook on life: “Not really no, not that I can think of off the top of my head.”

Favorite thing about living in Northwest Colorado: “I really like the view of the mountains here.”

Least favorite thing: “The snow. I do not like the cold.”

Favorite local restaurant: Village Inn

An improvement to Craig you’d like to see: “I’m a big mini golfer; I love mini golf so I’d love to see one of those here.”

Favorite musician or band: “I’m really into the band Steam Powered Giraffe.”

Favorite movie: “The Avengers was really good. I saw that in theaters and it was really good.”

Pet peeve: “A pet peeve? Not really, I don’t get angry very much. There’s nothing that really annoys me.”

Favorite color: “Blue, definitely.”

Something about you most people don’t know: “I’m a big fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.”

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