News for Thursday, June 27, 2013



Pastor Tim Douglas: Times flies ...

If you’re like me, I usually would complete the statement “time flies…” with the words “when you’re having fun.” As I thought about the subject of time, and how little of it I seem to have these days, it brought me to the original intent of time.

Mary Pat Dunn: Capturing memories

According to Dan Davidson and Jan Gerber, of the Museum of Northwest Colorado, an exciting new summer project gets underway this week in Moffat County. T

Craig briefs: Kids fishing clinic to be held in Steamboat

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a “Kids Fishing Clinic” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 6 at Steamboat Lake State Park.

Charity cycling rolls through Craig

Cyclists from across the country have banded together to undertake the Journey of Hope, bringing their message of understanding to the Boys and Girls Club of Craig on Thursday.

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Fourth of July fireworks will happen this year in Craig despite BLM fire restrictions

Fourth of July fireworks are a go this year in Craig, and officials are boasting that the brightly lit celebration will dazzle the community.

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Savoring summer snapshots in Routt County

Here are four memorable ways to spend an afternoon with your camera this summer in a breathtaking part of Routt County.

Sea Sharks hosting home meet in Craig

The Craig Sea Sharks have been working hard and improving during this early part of the summer, but now it’s time for that work to pay off at home. The youth swimming team from Craig will host its only home meet of the season, beginning Friday morning and finishing Sunday afternoon.

MCDS is revved up for a new 1st-class activities bus

The Moffat County School District's activities bus has served the district well since 2001, but age has caught up with the 10-year-old transport, and the Board of Education voted Thursday to retire the old rig and replace it with a new, first-class set of wheels.

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Young athletes putting in the work for Moffat County football

A large group of incoming football players in Craig are working hard this summer to get ready for the fall season.

Janet Sheridan: Whose bright idea was this?

Our bumpy voyage began on a gray November morning when Joel, gazing at the ceiling, remarked, “I’ve never liked the lighting in this kitchen.” That comment sparked a chain reaction: If we upgrade the lights, the cabinets will look bad. If we replace the cabinets, we should add more. If we add more, we’ll need a larger kitchen. If we enlarge the kitchen, we’ll have to cut back a wall. If we cut back a wall, we’ll have to replace some flooring. If we do all that, we’ll need more countertops. If we get new countertops, we’ll need matching paint. And on and on.

The Record for June 28, 2013

The daily police and jail report for Craig and Moffat County

Meet Craig Daily Press' new editorial board

I’m pleased to announce that the Craig Daily Press has formed a new editorial board that will meet every Wednesday at the newsroom, and I will write an editorial each week that will appear in the Saturday Morning Press.

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Andy Bockelman: ‘Monsters’ prequel gives it the ol’ college try

Like Pixar films before it, “Monsters University” isn’t bad, but it feels like coasting from a studio that once challenged all our conceptions of what was possible from animation and storytelling.