News for Friday, March 22, 2013



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Rangely residents launch campaign to save ‘the tank’

Funds needed by month end

Musician and composer Bruce Odland equates the rusty tank to the Taj Mahal, great pyramid or Sistine Chapel of the acoustic world.

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Moffat County working to improve brain injury education

In Moffat County, grants awarded the past three years by the Colorado Brain Injury Program have funded new helmets and increased education, all with the goal of improving the way with which brain injuries are dealt.

Car chase ends in crash in Hayden

A car chase Friday evening ended with an Oak Creek man crashing his car into a ditch on the east side of Hayden.

Fuel Gauge for the weekend of March 23, 2013

Gas prices in Craig as of Friday afternoon, for the weekend of March 23.

Moffat graduate Pando back on the field at CSU

A Moffat County graduate has made the most of an injury comeback while at school. Jonathan Pando, a 2012 graduate from MCHS, overcame a knee surgery to play with the club soccer team at Colorado State University. After adversity at the beginning of the season, Pando became a major contributor to the team as it made a deep run in the national club tournament.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Nutella Brownies

This week’s recipe was contributed by Catherine Mills, of Craig. The brownies are delicious.

Diane Prather: Celebrating National Ag Day

The week of March 19 was designated National Agriculture Week. In addition, March 19 was National Ag Day, and in Colorado it was Ag Day at the Capitol.

Colorado House speaker to speak at Saturday fundraiser in Steamboat

The annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, a potluck and fundraiser for the Routt Count Democrats, takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.

Government update for March 23

Government update

The record for March 22

8:38 a.m. Code enforcement officers warned residents in the 1500 block of Barclay Street about excessive junk and trash near their home, including boards, a chair and a bed frame leaning on the fence.

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MCHS counselor Duzik receives Peabody award

Paula Duzik has left her mark on thousands of students who have moved on from Moffat County in the past, and now she has been recognized for her leadership of the county’s youth.