News for Sunday, July 7, 2013

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Craig briefs: Moffat County Board of Commissioners meeting

Agenda for the Moffat County Commissioners' meeting on Tuesday.

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Craig's Joyce McClanahan receives grant to help with day care business

For more than two years, one woman has been caring for the children of Craig with open arms and an open heart.

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Community helps celebrate Galord Flies' 90th birthday

Everywhere you look in Craig, there’s a piece of Galord Flies. His hard work and dedication to the city shines bright in the flowers that are planted along Yampa Street and Victory Way and is evident in the years of commitment he made to the Kiwanis and local Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Data Sense: Older adults driving local population growth

The impact of the Great Recession on Routt County was widespread There were visible signs of change such as falling real estate prices, declining retail sales and rising unemployment.

Senior Spotlight: Cool weather offers some relief

I watched the rain clouds roll in and there were a few anxious moments of wondering if the rain would put a stop to the evenings fireworks display. There was no need to worry though, as the night came in the fireworks started and lit up the sky like a kaleidoscope. The cool breeze that came by made the show even more enjoyable, a nice way to end the Fourth of July.

Auto talk: Double check your car mechanic

I wonder if mechanics look at an automobile while sipping their cup of coffee and think to themselves: “This car looks like it needs a tie rod and a pitarm. Better throw a ball joint in there as well just because."

Book "That Is Not a Good Idea!" ends with a twist

“That Is Not a Good Idea!” doesn’t have many words — just enough to get the message across, and the illustrations are lively and expressive. The pages of the book are designed as frames from an old-time movie without sound.

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Colowyo tourney finishes big weekend at Yampa Valley Golf Course

Yampa Valley Golf Course has hosted its share of scrambles in the past week, and Colowyo Mine’s company scramble on Saturday offered fun and camaraderie among employees and their families.