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Letters to the editor

John Pogline: Say ‘no’ to recreational pot in Craig

January 10, 2019 — It seems someone is wanting the taxpayers in Craig and Moffat County to finance another vote for recreational pot. The best way to save the taxpayers' money is to not sign this petition. We have already said "no." There is an old saying, "Why flog

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Dave Wallace: The cost of consent

January 8, 2019 — Reading the Craig Press article from Dec. 28 headlined "Cost of compliance," I can't help wondering exactly how many residents are actually aware of the city's plan for water treatment modifications. The engineered system from SGM will replace the present chlorine treatment with a system

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Kassi Saeger and Jill Hafey: Sunset’s Winter Wonderland a huge success

January 1, 2019 — Sunset Elementary hosted our first Winter Wonderland, Dec. 14! Our goal was to bring our parents and students together for some good old-fashioned fun! We would not have been as successful without the wonderful support of our community, our parents, and our wonderful students! I'd

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Paul James: Let the people vote

December 25, 2018 — I’m in charge of running the petition to get a recreational cannabis measure on the municipal ballot, and I want to clear up a few misconceptions. First and foremost, we are not petitioning just to allow recreational cannabis. As a lifelong Craigite, I’ve grown to

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Brett Dearman: PI offers perspective on Folley case

December 18, 2018 — I am a private investigator in the Houston, Texas, area. I am also a former resident of Craig and Meeker. My area of expertise is in digital forensics, and I have been a licensed private investigator since 2011. I started my career in digital forensics in 2001 as

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Arlan Moore: Solutions needed for climate change

December 18, 2018 — Diane Mitsch Bush is a supporter of finding solutions to the climate change issues we are facing in this day and age. Nearly one out of fove voters in Moffat County voted for her in the Nov. 6 election. She lost the race to be

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Allen Hischke: Support recreational marijuana petition

December 13, 2018 — Recently, the Craig Press ran a story about a petition to place recreational marijuana on the 2019 municipal ballot. There was also a recent “Letter To The Editor” by Mr. John Kincaid that spoke of the tighter rein taxes and fees are placing on all

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John Kinkaid: Reader feels ‘squeezed’ by fee increases

December 11, 2018 — If the Craig City Council votes to implement the proposed water and sewer rate hikes, in five years, we will be paying 10.4 percent more for water and 15.9 percent more for sewer. And, city is also asking for an increase in landfill fees. When you

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Rick Holford: Kudos to KRAI Holiday Drive volunteers

December 11, 2018 — Having participated in the KRAI Holiday Drive over many years, I was especially pleased to see the new owner of the radio station so actively involved. When Frank Hanel initiated the drive, it was designed to help as many people as possible during the Christmas season

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Robin Schiffbauer: Community Kitchen in need of volunteers

December 6, 2018 — To the community: Thank you always for your support of St. Michael's Community Kitchen. We are in need of volunteers. If you have the time and heart to help, we would love to have you join us. We need drivers to deliver to the home

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Becky Plummer: Resident seeks donations for veterans

December 5, 2018 — For the sixth year, I am collecting donations for the VA facilities in Colorado. The donations are needed now for the veterans in our Colorado facilities. I am collecting blank Christmas cards (packages), so they can send them to their loved ones at Christmas. Also

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Stephen and Dee Dee Ghirardelli: Readers respond to note left on car

December 4, 2018 — We would like to take this opportunity to thank the nice person who left a sticky note on our car during our Loudy-Simpson dog walk today. The note said, "Dog poo decomposes Plastic Doesn't (sic)." We agree totally; that is why we use the provided

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Joy Daigle: Resident grateful for community support

November 29, 2018 — I would like to thank all our customers of Wild West BBQ and Mom and Pops, and for giving us support at all these businesses. Pop died Aug. 13, 2018, and we will have a memorial service at 11 a.m. Dec. 1, 2018, at St.

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American Legion and VFW: Veterans thankful to MCHS students, faculty

November 29, 2018 — To Moffat County High School students and faculty: On behalf of all the county veterans, we would like to thank you for honoring us with your Veterans Day program. And a special shout-out to Mr. Jim Neton. Your heartfelt music, songs, and presentations will be

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Arloa Gerber: Reader frustrated with 1A outcome

November 29, 2018 — I don't write letters to the editor. I just grumble in the background. But, this situation warrants someone to speak up. My biggest frustration right now is with the voters of Moffat County on the mill levy issue. I agree that most people are fed

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Renè Littlehawk: Resident thankful for community’s generosity, care

November 22, 2018 — Today, I happily sit planning our Thanksgiving dinner. This year, I am especially happy, because it is the first after several years of difficulties we can celebrate the holiday in full! A lot of you are aware of the health issues we have fought with

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Lloyd Rollins: Elected officials should listen to voters

November 20, 2018 — Four members of the Craig City Council voted to create a new economic development department during the first reading of the 2019 city budget. This comes on the heels of the recent voter and taxpayer defeat of Measure 1A on Nov. 6. The voters, I thought,

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Dave Wallace: Reader sticks to position on vaccines

November 20, 2018 — After reading the Craig Press editorial on Friday, Nov. 16, which addressed a comment I penned to a previous Memorial Regional Health article, I feel compelled to explain and defend the comment, where I stand firmly by every word. As stated in the comment, "Many

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Julie Jones-Eddy: Craig native weighs in on 1A

November 20, 2018 — As a three-generation native of Craig, a librarian, and current Moffat County taxpayer, I was saddened to see the failure of the 1A mill levy. I have lived and worked in Colorado Springs for many years and am used to paying a county mill levy

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Museum grateful for support from community

November 19, 2018 — The Museum of Northwest Colorado sincerely thanks all those who voted on Nov. 6. It was an intense election, to say the least. We want to specifically thank the Citizen’s Task Force, which helped in the decision to place Moffat County Referred Measure 1A on

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