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Letters to the editor

Moffat County High School Class of 1962: A wonderful job

September 21, 2017 — We would like to thank the staff at the Museum of Northwest Colorado for hosting our Saturday afternoon gathering for our 55th class reunion. Thanks, also, to Diana and her staff at the OP for the wonderful job they did for our Saturday dinner and […]

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Roxane Nalty: With heartfelt gratitude

September 20, 2017 — I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to all who have supported me since the passing of my sister, Julie Nalty. Julie was known to many as the manager of the Craig City Market.  To me, she was my sister, my best friend, my […]

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Letter writers support Mitsch Bush

September 18, 2017 — We in Eagle County know what a great state representative Diane Mitsch Bush is and what an outstanding U.S. representative she would make. Diane understands that Western and Southern Colorado suffer from outrageously high health insurance premiums, little or no broadband service, crumbling transportation infrastructure […]

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Lisa Brown: Rubber Ducky Race a success

September 18, 2017 — Another successful Rubber Ducky Race is in the books! We're grateful to the Craig community for supporting this event, held Aug. 26 as a fundraiser for our Hospice program. It's a joy every year to see families and residents follow the rubber duckies down the […]

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Letter to the editor: Cal Thomas off boat in recent column

August 25, 2017 — Dear editor, In response to Mr. Cal Thomas' piece in the Aug. 23 edition, there is a fundamental point Mr. Thomas leaves out of his piece. While his writings do the usual politic-bashing and media-bashing, and the affirming notion of trying to do 'good things […]

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Letters to the editor: Just what is this ‘New Direction’ for Craig?

August 17, 2017 — Dear editor, The City of Craig is in poor shape financially. Craig City Council says we need to make some cuts — residents may have to get used to monthly trash pickup, an empty swimming pool, snow packed streets and pot holes, a flowerless downtown, […]

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Letter to the editor: Pool complex, lifeguards deserved better from city

August 10, 2017 — Dear editor, The City of Craig is being challenged to come up with money to provide taxpayers with services we have enjoyed in this community for decades. It is never easy to go through cutbacks and layoffs. That said, I believe our elected officials and […]

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Prather’s Pick: Showing cows and calves at the fair

August 4, 2017 — The Moffat County Fair is in full swing, and I'm remembering the days when our boys, Jody and Jamie, showed livestock at this same fair. They showed both market beef and beef breeding animals, but my most vivid memories are of the Saturday shows when […]

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Letter to the editor: YVEA CEO: Craig campus remodel to start next year

August 3, 2017 — Dear editor, I always love to hear stories about YVEA in the past and our history, so I thank Ms. Phyllis Bingham for her letter to the editor of July 21 sharing the wonderful memories of her husband's time working at Yampa Valley Electric Association. […]

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Letter to the editor: Questioning college’s proposed mill levy increase

August 1, 2017 — The conceptual design representing the housing facility to be located near the community college that found its way to the front page (The $19 Million question) of the Press does look rather nice. On the flip side, a proposed mill levy increase now in the […]

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Letter to the edtior: CNCC Foundation give thanks

July 24, 2017 — Dear editor, Thank you, thank you to all the supporters of "Cool Off!," the Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation scholarship fundraiser in Hayden. So far the total is $5,000. Any CNCC student is eligible for the scholarships supported by the CNCC Foundation and "Cool Off!" […]

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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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