News for Thursday, June 6, 2013



Lois J. Stoffle: Thanks for the support

The Maybell Women’s Club would like to thank the members of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign War and the Maybell Scout Troop for providing the Memorial Day services at the cemetery on Memorial Day.

Tracey Gunn: Thanks for the help

I would like to thank the many people that helped make the Second Annual EMS Community BBQ a great success.

Eunice Linton: Rehab office still open

I want to thank Andie Tessler for attending the open house/farewell party for Val and Jeff Pleasant on May 30 at Rehabilitation Services of Craig and for the nice article that was in the May 30 paper.

Denise Williams: Public should have a say

Now, we have learned the week before it was passed by a unanimous vote of the commissioners (not the public) that we will have a “free clinic” for county employees.

Neil Folks: Nothing exists outside of 'now'

Now is listed as an adverb in the dictionary — a modifier of verbs, telling how, when, where and to what degree the action is performed. Have you ever experienced, done, thought or felt anything outside the now in this moment?

Craig briefs: Hospital staff donates to tornado victims

This week, employees, physicians and board members from The Memorial Hospital donated $3,200 to aid employees of Moore Medical Center in Moore, Okla.

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Yampa Valley Housing Authority to suspend Elk River Village loan payments

The Yampa Valley Housing Authority board and executive director sent a letter this week to the Steamboat Springs City Council and Routt County Board of Commissioners stating that the organization plans to suspend loan payments on its Elk River Village property this month.

Senate Bill 252 heats up Moffat County tempers

Senate 252 is now a law. That does't mean the citizens of Moffat County are happy about it. Sponsored by Democrat Senate President John Morse and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, the bill requires rural electric co-ops throughout the state to get 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020. That represents a 100 percent increase over the previously required 10 percent.

The Record for June 7, 2013

The daily police, fire and jail report for Craig and Moffat County.

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Fast-pitch softball back in Craig

Fast-pitch softball hasn’t been in Moffat County for over 30 years, but it’s making a return to Craig this summer. A group of girls from Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School have been gathering in the early morning hours at Woodbury Sports Complex to get ready for their first ever fast-pitch season.