News for Sunday, July 21, 2013

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Craig briefs: Agenda for Moffat County Commisioners

The Moffat County Commissioners meet at 8:30 a.m. at the County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 130.

Health briefs: Volunteers are needed for hospice

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is seeking volunteers for their Hospice program.

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'It's been an adventure': Three Craig teens attain Eagle Scout honor

A feeling of pride was palpable Sunday afternoon as three local Boy Scouts were inducted into the ranks of Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest honor. 18-year-olds Justin McAlexander, Conner Pogline and Wyatt Oberwitte of Troop 144 received the distinction in front of family and friends, followed by a banquet at the American Legion Post 62.

Don't let car mechanics take advantage of you

So you don't know much about cars? You aren't alone. Is it a coincidence? Does knowing less about cars make visiting a mechanic more painful?

Send a care package to a friend — we did

My daughter has a friend that is still away at college. He had come home for the Fourth of July holiday and had mentioned how he really misses home when he’s away. So, my daughter came up with the idea to send him a care package when he went back to school. This care package started off as a way to make someone else’s day, but we had so much fun putting it together. We sat down and decided what to put in this package. The first thing that came to mind was food. Food is pretty comforting when you’re missing home.

Prather's Pick: "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead"

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook. She’s also the author of this week’s featured book: “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.”