Letters to the editor


Bob Amick: Save our historic school

The citizens of Meeker and Rio Blanco County have been informed by the board of county commissioners that there will be “public hearings” about the proposed design of the “justice center” which they propose to locate where the historic Meeker elementary school now stands.

Allan Reishus, MD: Spring is on the way!

A sure sign of spring in Craig is seeing the city’s street sweepers at work.

Toni Marshall: No police records in print

I am writing this because I feel it is so wrong that we have a “records” section in our newspaper, unlike bigger city papers.

D.F. Morgan: Social Security scrutiny

While this is not meant to be a reply to Ms. Kisseberth’s letter regarding Social Security from Monday the 17th, (I collect it myself), I thought the following clipping I saved several years ago would be interesting.

Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting Diamonds and Spurs

The Craig Rotary Club would like to thank all of the community members and businesses who helped make our 2014 Diamonds and Spurs event one of the most successful events in recent years.

Ms. Wilcox and MCHS CenterStage: A special experience

Singing valentines was such a special experience for Moffat County High School’s CenterStage this year.

Tom and Beth Gilchrist: Craig's got talent

My wife and I just received a wonderful Valentine’s Day present — a singing valentine! 

The family of Florence Van Tassel: We appreciate the help

We wish to thank everyone who brought food, made a phone call, stopped by with a kind word, sent a card, donated monies in Mom’s name or came to her funeral service.

Lois Stoffle: Thanks Calvary Baptist

Those wonderful folks from the Calvary Baptist Church were at it again! At what, you ask? Well, they were at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab on Valentine’s Day, and they sure put on a party for the residents!

Mary Kay Kisseberth: Boost Social Security

It’s time for Congress to act so that Social Security benefits finally can start to keep pace with the cost of living. The average monthly benefit for Social Security retirees in Moffat County is $1,222.

Karen Brown: Downtown businesses value input

I would like to respond to a couple of letters written to the editor in the Feb. 12 edition of the Craig Daily Press.

Kent Ketchum: Love our firefighters

On Feb. 7, two members of the Craig Rural Fire Department came to our facility (Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab) and did a fire extinguisher class for our staff.

Duane Koukol: My MC Bulldogs poem

Legions of the Blue and Gray! Back on the road today. With visions of glory. For a lifetime to stay!

Duce Vandivere: Loving small-town feel

Small-town people are wonderful. I’ve lived in Craig for almost two years, and everyone I’ve met has made me feel very welcome. When I first moved here, I had trouble finding some places so I would ask for directions.

Allen Hischke: Business woes in Craig

On Feb. 1, I attempted to do business with one of the downtown businesses. The sign on their door stated they would be open at 10 a.m. I got to the business a few minutes early, and was prepared to wait till 10 a.m.