Letters to the editor


Christina Oxley: Message skewed

Like the game “Telephone,” a message often becomes skewed as it travels from brain to mouth to print, which was the case during a Craig Community Assessment meeting.

Ann Anderson: Thanks to community

The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank several businesses and individuals in our community.

Beth Hammond
: Rossfeld is a good guy

It was reported recently that John Rossfeld has been hired as the interim CEO of The Memorial Hospital at Craig. As an employee of the hospital where he served as interim CEO for 18 months (Newman Regional Health in Emporia, Kan.), I can say without a doubt that you are in good hands.

Mike Wilson: Small world

While on a train going between terminals at the Heathrow Airport in London, our son, Dr. Michael Wilson, overheard a young lady asking if someone could help her with some directions, since this was her first time outside the United States. Dr. Mike asked her where she was from and she said, “Baggs, Wyo.” and a lady she was talking to also said, “Well I was born in Meeker, Colo.”

Kent Nielson: Community support through our loss

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Craig, the surrounding communities and the people that live in this great area. As many of you know, William Kole Nielson was in a traffic accident Dec. 11 and lost his life. It was almost immediate the response Kole’s family received.

Tracy Caddy: Recognizing an amazing person, Karen Stillion

Due to lack of my own knowledge and always reading the newspaper after the fact, I regretfully missed out on being able to nominate someone for the “Volunteer of the Year.”

Bill deVergie: RE-1 board declares fiscal emergency

This is an open letter to all residents in Meeker School District-RE1. Last week, the Meeker Board of Education (MBE) approved current policy DBH and declared the school district in a fiscal emergency.

Roger Little, Leslie Bean, and Mitchel Little: Sympathy appreciated

Our sincere thanks to our many friends in Craig and Moffat County for your outpouring of support, cards, letters and calls following the passing of my wife, Luann, and our mom Dec. 26.

Matt C. Winey: IRS rules unacceptable

The IRS recently proposed new regulations that will further stifle political speech and make it more difficult for citizen-led groups and associations to form.

Helen Baysinger: Thank you for help

I would like to thank the Craig Police Department and EMTs for their assistance in caring for me in the cold and taking me to the hospital.

Charlie Brown: Sage grouse preservation is important

As I sat in my pickup somewhere north of Maybell — in a sea of sagebrush, looking east at a slowly lightening sky — there was a pink glow edging the distant mountains.

Oxley family: Thank you for help with fires

For us, and a few other families (the Slaights, the Lathrops, and most recently, the Pingleys), 2013 brought life-changing fires to our homes and lives.

Pete Pleasant: QHR not a good fit for The Memorial Hospital

It appears to me, as a Moffat County taxpayer, that we are not getting a lot of “bang for our buck” from Quorum Health Resources (QHR).

Jeff and Larri Winslow: Corrections to Winslow story

First, I would like to thank the Craig Daily Press for naming our son, Benjamin Winslow, as your Hometown Hero this week.

Janette Harris: Thanks from seniors

Once again I am just amazed at the kind-hearted, wonderful people who live in Craig. This year, as they always have done in the past, they opened their wallets and gave so lovingly to Christmas For Seniors. We also got many items donated that we were able to give to the senior citizens in our community.