News for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Lance Scranton: ‘Fools’ teaches us to laugh at ourselves

The Moffat County High School Theater Department presented Neil Simon’s “Fools” this past week, and apart from difficulty hearing some of the voices, the comedy worked well with the plot suitably driven by a very capable acting team.

Craig Editorial: Wanted: Active, informed voters

Complain all we want about the state and federal governments, but the truth is, it’s our local governments that have the greatest potential to impact our daily lives in meaningful ways. It’s with that in mind that we call attention to Craig’s upcoming municipal election and the significance of strong voter turnout and an informed electorate.

Candidates Q-and-A: Gene Bilodeau

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Gene Bilodeau

Candidates Q-and-A: Leland Ray (John) Smith

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Leland Ray Smith

Candidates Q-and-A: Jennifer Riley

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Jennifer Riley

Candidates Q-and-A: Byron Willems

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Byron Willems

Candidates Q-and-A: Jarrod W. Ogden

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Jarrod W. Ogden

Candidates Q-and-A: Tony Bohrer

Q-and-A with City Council candidate Tony Bohrer

Prep sports roundup: Baseball loses at Rangely

Several Moffat County sports teams have been in action on the road over the past several days. Get the latest on MCHS sports results.

Craig City Council takes action at Tuesday’s meeting

During its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Craig City Council:

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CMS wrestlers do well at league, regional events

At two different meets, the Craig Middle School wrestling team showed why it is one of the best in the state. The Bulldogs split up last weekend, sending the bulk of the team to the Western Slope League Championships in Meeker and some of its other members to a Rocky Mountain Nationals regional competition in Fruita.

CNCC hosts job, career and degree fair

Students and community members milled about two classrooms full of college and community business representatives from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday during the job fair. CNNC hosted a degree and career fair from 5 to 7 p.m.

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US Rep. Tipton reintroduces hydropower, fire treatment bills to Congress

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said the bill would allow small water districts to generate power by placing hydropower plants in existing water pipes, conduits and ditches.

Craig sports briefs for March 27, 2013: Craig BCA week six standings

Local sports news for Craig and Moffat County, including pool league standings, the conclusion of the first archery league, and parks and rec baseball signups.

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Craig on Wednesday

Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will be in Craig on Wednesday to thank voters for their support during the November general election.

Winners of oral health poster contest announced

The Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition announced the winners of its February Oral Health Poster Contest by surprising winning students in their classrooms Monday morning.

Moffat County Commission takes action at Tuesday’s meeting

During its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Moffat County Commission:

Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board takes action at Thursday’s meeting

During its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, the Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board:

The Record for March 27

Moffat County and city of Craig police, fire and ambulance calls