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Letters to the editor

Letter to the editor: Reader recalls husband’s time at YVEA fondly

July 21, 2017 — Dear editor, Reading Ruth Greenwood's letter bought back many wonderful memories to me. My husband retired from Yampa Valley Electric Association in 1989. The years he worked there were great. Management and employees respected one another, and that made for a great working environment. It […]

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Letter to the editor: Article skimmed problems with circus

July 13, 2017 — Article skimmed problems with circus As someone who's been in the rescue industry now for over a decade, I was really disappointed in the "press release' type article you published for the upcoming circus visit. Though you skimmed the violations this notorious circus has been […]

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Letter to the editor: Student gives thanks for financial support

July 8, 2017 — This May, I graduated from Moffat County High School. In the fall, I will be attending Colorado Mesa University to further myself in my goal of achieving a degree, and later a career in aquatic biology. As many of you already realize, or even still […]

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Letters to the editor: Why is Craig the sad step-child for YVEA?

June 30, 2017 — Dear editor, In 1970, YVEA was a viable, well-respected business in the Craig community. It was looked up to as a desirable place to work offering a livable wage, good benefits and working conditions. A growing economy enabled YVEA to expand and build an esthetically […]

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Letters to the editor: What is up with Craig Code Enforcement?

June 29, 2017 — Dear editor, Why is it that the Code Enforcement in Craig can look the other way when we have these types of violations within our city limits? They enforce the law on some people but not on others. Maybe our elected officials need to live […]

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LETTERS TO EDITOR: Upcoming fishing tournament is ‘ridiculous’

June 20, 2017 — Dear editor, Once again the CPW (Counter Productive towards Wildlife) is going to hold another ridiculous and unwanted “tournament” at Elkhead Reservoir. Just last year they spent 1.2 million of our hard-to-come by tax dollars to install a net on the dam. This net was […]

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Pickleball players give thanks

June 13, 2017 — Dear editor, The Craig Pickleball Players would like to thank Dave, Ryan, and the Parks and Recreation staff for their excellent cooperation with our sport. Their assistance in preparing the tennis courts and facilities was outstanding as we moved outdoors for the summer season. It […]

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Letter to the editor: Craig benefits from another national training

June 6, 2017 — Dear editor, It was again our privilege to bring another National Comfort Institute training to Craig with the help of CNCC. This training held May 23-25 dealt with airflow and balance for residential heating systems, and we had a total of 18 HVAC technicians from Grand […]

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John Ponikvar: Teachers hold great value

May 11, 2017 — Editor’s note: Teacher Appreciation Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their favorite educators.Editor's note: Teacher Appreciation Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their […]

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Lance Scranton: And exceptional person

May 11, 2017 — Editor’s note: National Teachers Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their favorite educators.Editor's note: National Teachers Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their […]

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Carol Nudell: Remember how U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton voted

May 5, 2017 — To the editor:To the editor: To the editor: It is critical that every resident in Colorado District 3 knows what "our" Representative Scott Tipton voted for in Washington. He voted to take health care away from all the working poor currently covered under the Medicaid […]

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Rotary Club of Craig: Flags show pride, raise money

April 27, 2017 — To the editor:To the editor: To the editor: The Rotary Club of Craig is offering you the opportunity to help show your community support for Craig and the USA. This year will be the start of the 11th year of our American flag project. We […]

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Northwest Colorado Health: Protect children with vaccines

April 27, 2017 — To the editor:To the editor:To the editor: It's World Immunization Week, and we want take this occasion to emphasize the importance of protecting children from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines, considered among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools, help prevent the spread of 26 diseases. […]

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Kyleigh Lawler: A heartfelt thank you to volunteers

April 23, 2017 — To the editor:To the editor:To the editor: From spending time with hospice patients to landscaping at the Rollingstone Respite House, our volunteers do so much. We are thankful for your kindness and compassion and the many hours you devote to our hospice patients and families. […]

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Lance Scranton: Deep thoughts from students

April 11, 2017 — If you keep up with current events; as we do each week in classes at the high school, you are well-versed in the substantial amount of coverage given to the idea of victimhood. Students point out (astutely) that it seems like everyone is a victim […]

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Prather’s Pick: A novel inspired by a portrait

April 11, 2017 — Author Christina Baker Kline did a lot of research before writing "A Piece of the World," this week's new (2017) novel. It was inspired by a portrait of Christina Olson, a young woman who lived in Cushing, Maine during the 1930s-40s. The portrait was done […]

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John Ponikvar: Thanks for voting me mayor

April 11, 2017 — To the editor:To the editor: To the editor: These past several months, as I campaigned to become your mayor, have been the most humbling and fulfilling times of my life. I am not a politician — I have been serving people in business and through […]

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