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Moffat County Neighbor

Name: Michael Toothaker
Occupation: Adult community coordinator for Horizons Specialized Services.

When and why did you move to Craig? I started the Horizons residential programs here and in Steamboat Springs in 1980. I live in Steamboat but spend a lot of my time here in Craig.
Who is your favorite political figure?
Bill Clinton. I think history will show that he was a pretty good leader.
Who is your hero and why? John Lennon — he stuck with his principles and I really respect that. I also think the people I work with are heroes because they are so dedicated and willing to help others whenever it’s needed.
What is the most rewarding part of being in Moffat County? The people are the best part of Moffat County. Everyone knows and cares about one another.
What is the one thing you would change about your life if you could? I wish my children lived closer to me. I’ve got three children, and two are in college right now.
What is the one thing you would change about Moffat County if you could? I think things would be better if the county was more fiscally sound.
What’s the one thing about Moffat County that you hope never changes? I hope the small town feel always stays in Moffat County.
What is your favorite food? I love lasagna. I really like going to Mambo in Steamboat Springs.
What is your favorite book? “The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown. Another one at the top of my list is “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau.
Who is your favorite band or singer? Definitely the Beatles.

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