News for Thursday, March 21, 2013



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West Routt firefighters extinguish vehicle fire in Hayden High School parking lot

Classrooms at Hayden High School were locked down Thursday morning while firefighters extinguished a truck fire in the parking lot.

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'Fools' opens to big laughs at Moffat County High School

The so-stupid-its-funny show follows school teacher Leon Tolchinsky as he attempts to break a 200-year-old curse of stupidity cast upon the village of Kulyenchikev in order to be with the woman he loves, Sophia.

Craig briefs: Seedling trees and shrubs are available

The Colorado First Conservation District is accepting orders for trees and shrubs. The average cost of each tree is less than $1, with a wide variety of species available to plant this spring.

Janet Sheridan: Cruising

In February, news of a cruise ship stranded at sea for five days of heat, stench and plastic bags instead of toilets eclipsed all other current events. Evidently stymied politicians don’t interest us as much as people like ourselves bobbing around on a smelly ship, eating cold waffles and sleeping on mattresses dragged on deck.

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Hayden teacher named Leader in Education, praised for efforts

Based on her remarks after being named a Peabody Energy Leader in Education, Lori Hornstein’s commitment to education was clear.

Sharon Batchelor: Sincere thanks

The family of Peggy Burch would like to express its sincere thanks to many.

Community invited to Museum of Northwest Colorado to view oral history videos

Second-graders in Cheryl Arnett’s Sunset Elementary School class invite the community to bring their smartphones and tablets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Museum of Northwest Colorado.

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Bighorn sheep hunt worth the wait for Routt County's Lonny Vanatta

Routt County hunter Lonny Vanatta waited nearly 30 years for the opportunity he got recently to go bow hunting in Mexico.

Tipton schedules Craig, Steamboat Springs visits

Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will be in Craig Wednesday to thank voters for their support during the November general election. The three-stop Craig tour begins with a “coffee with Congressman Tipton” event from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Cool Water Grille, 337 W. Victory Way. Coffee, tea and Danish will be served.

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Sunset Elementary 2nd-graders preserving history with technology

Cheryl Arnett’s second graders are preserving the stories of older generations with modern day technology. The Sunset Elementary School students have been using iPads to record the oral histories of Craig community members speaking about their experiences and knowledge concerning exhibits at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig.

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2 lady Bulldogs to play in All-State game

Two Moffat County girls basketball players were selected to play in the Colorado All-State basketball games this weekend. Kori Finneman and Lisa Camilletti, both seniors for the Bulldogs this year, are part of the top 16 players in 3A as selected by the Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports.

Weekly CNCC Craig campus update

Here's what's happening at Colorado Northwestern Community College:

On the Record for March 21

The record Police, fire and ambulance calls — some minor calls omitted