Craig briefs: VNA selling daffodils as fundraiser for hospice


The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association once again is selling daffodils as a fundraiser for its hospice program. The flowers will be for sale today at the VNA office, City Market, Walgreens, Walmart and Hayden Mercantile. The cost is $5 per bunch, $23 for 5 bunches and $46 for 10 bunches. For more information, call Dervla Lacy at 970-871-7603 or email

Officials identify man who died at ski area

Steamboat Ski Area officials think a heart attack caused a 64-year-old Arkansas man to collapse at the ski resort and later die at Yampa Valley Medical Center on Monday.

According to a news release from the ski area, Robert Gawley collapsed at about 10:38 a.m. Monday while skiing with friends on the Spur Run beginner trail. Steamboat Ski Patrol began administering advanced life support a few minutes later.

Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg was investigating the death. While it appeared to be a medical issue, Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch said he a deputy would investigate the incident.


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