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Rod Kowach: Special Olympics success

Craig Special Olympics would like to thank the Colorado Cruisers, the proprietors of The O.P. Bar and Grill and those of you who participated in the July 19 Poker Run.

Gary Shepard: Thanks for the help

I would like to thank four young men: Isaac Montoya, Matthew Moschetti, Dalton Greenwood and Ryan Zimmerman.

Lorrie Butler: Ice cream lady to sleep

As school starts today. the ice cream lady will stop the daily routes. She will drive around town in the afternoons and be at Wyman Living History Museum on Sept. 13 for Sheep Wagon Days.

Gail Severson: Thank you!

St. Michaels Community Kitchen would like to send a big thank you to our community of Craig for so generously donating canned goods and money to our community kitchen during the balloon fest this past weekend.

Lois Stoffle: Support Craig concerts

For the past two weekends I have been able to enjoy some of Craig’s finest community happenings. I assisted the Craig Concert Association committee with their booth at both the balloon festival and the Moffat County Fair. What a treat to be able to visit with so many folks, old friends and new ones.

Emily Hines
: Support cancer victims

We have seen many changes take place in politics and our economy. However, one constant is that many people are battling cancer and many others are supporting their loved ones each and every day. These realities make dollars donated and hours volunteered to the American Cancer Society in Moffat County so important.



Duane Koukol: 'The Bus Ride Home’

Four white horses, no busses. Filled with the hardest working people! And head leaders of our state — Did not appear! My grandsons stood on stage, the hot sun! With their cousins on their backs! Their home-made signs high in the air. While leadership in air-conditioned offices, hid from above. The rain clouds did show. While the other side, I don’t know?

Kirsten Andrew: Good people, bad times

I am writing this letter overwhelmed with gratitude for the many, many people who have helped, offered help and are continuing to help us overcome our loss in the Alkali Fire last week. There are too many to list here, but please know that we appreciate you very much. Thank you to the engine crews who were in the vicinity during and after the fire. Your diligence and presence was comforting while we gathered livestock.

Frank Moe: EPA Rally was a hit


I would like to thank everyone responsible for the planning and logistics for the Denver EPA Rally. Everyone’s efforts paid off with a successful event.

Jennifer Riley: Physicals a success

I would like to thank all of the people who helped make our annual Sports Physical Night a success. Every year, providers from multiple agencies come together to conduct sports physicals for our Moffat County student-athletes.

Mike Albee: Oil companies: Fix road

I live on Moffat County Road 30 (Round Bottom Road). The county road department applied magnesium chloride to the road sometime in late June or early July. Since that time, a new oil or gas well was drilled somewhere up the road.

Ray Beck: Aerospace event success

The Colorado aerospace road trip to Northwest Colorado was a very successful three-day event. The Colorado Space Business Roundtable was supported by the Colorado Space Coalition, the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Colorado Competitive Council, Lockheed Martin, University of Colorado Boulder, CDOT’s Division of Aeronautics and CLUB 20.

Neil Boren and family: Thank you for support

Thank you for joining us on July 5, in celebrating the life, love, laughter and joy of Julie Boren, our beloved wife, mother, sister and friend. Perhaps you sent a lovely card or sat quietly in a chair. Perhaps you sent those beautiful flowers which we saw sitting there. Perhaps you spoke the kindest words as any friend could say. Perhaps you were not there at all, just thought of us that day. Whatever you did to console our hearts, we thank you so much for whatever part.

Jason Steed: Lack of transparency

This letter serves as yet another letter about the issue with the high school football team. I will not begin to assume facts, as I do not have them, nor does most of the general public. What I would like to address is a lack of transparency from the Moffat County School District, more specifically the high school. I and many others would like to know why it is the football coaches were relieved from their coaching positions when it was the students who allegedly committed the hazing.

The Wellman family: Thanks for thoughts

The family of Lucille A. Wellman would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during Lucille’s passing. She loved this community and her many wonderful friends! There are too many to name here, but please know that each kind thought, gentle gesture and fond memory was greatly appreciated. It is a comfort to know others miss Lucille as much as we do.



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