News for Tuesday, July 16, 2013



Craig Briefs: Pet Health Fair to visit Murdoch’s on July 27

Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply is hosting a Pet Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 27.

Johnny Garcia: Parade was a success

A big thank you is due to all who attended the Fourth of July parade that was put on by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4265, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Post No. 62.

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Tour de Steamboat fundraising ride returns Saturday

An estimated 700 participants are riding in this weekend's Tour de Steamboat fundraiser, and each of them will get to know the satisfaction of a cold beer at the end of a long day.

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Fuller Center bikers cruise through Craig to help those in need

The Fuller Center Bike Adventure crew rolled through Craig this week, with a group of 18 riders and two service technicians helping the elderly and disabled spiff up homes and yards throughout the city.

Send us your memories — we'll put them in the paper

I invite you to send me story ideas and submissions that we can place throughout the paper, highlighting your lives as residents of Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Daily Press welcomes 2 new reporters

The Craig Daily Press would like to welcome two new reporters to our editorial team: Andy Bockelman and Erin Fenner.

Relay For Life starts Friday night

Relay For Life of Craig will take place Friday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The event, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, is an overnight community get-together with the purpose of battling the cancer disease in all its forms.

Mary Dean Stevenson: Watch your speed

I would like to remind everyone that just because we live in a small town doesn't mean we drive like we live in a fast-paced metropolitan area.

Mary Dean Stevenson: Soccer aid appreciated

It is nice to see common courtesy and good examples being set by others. Thank you again.

Lance Scranton: A lesson from the trial of George Zimmerman

Justice means to deal with somebody or something fairly. This past week has seen an onslaught of differing views on the not guilty verdict of Floridian George Zimmerman who was acquitted of murder and/or manslaughter. I followed the case with interest because of the tragedy, but also to monitor just how effectively our media informs us.

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Silver Bullet Tournament celebrates successful, beautiful weekend

Women from Colorado and other states teed off for the largest multiple-day, stroke-play game of the year for women. This year, 62 golfers from three states played 36 holes.

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Steamboat lands direct ski season flight from Seattle

The new flight on Alaska Airlines, in addition to a United flight from Los Angeles, gives Steamboat connections to two major West Coast hubs.

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Moffat County boys basketball successfully completes summer games

The Moffat County boys basketball team completed its summer last week, capping off a busy month of basketball with 10 games at Colorado Mesa University.