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Letters to the editor

John Kinkaid: Reader suggests funding options

August 14, 2018 — Rather than raise taxes, perhaps the city and county could enter into a memorandum of understanding to have the city take over either full or partial financial responsibility for the museum and library. We need to think of creative solutions rather than make raising taxes

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Northwest Colorado Arts Council Board officers: Group grateful for inclusion in Hot Air Balloon Festival

August 9, 2018 — The Northwest Colorado Arts Council would like to express our sincere gratitude to Randy Looper for including us in this year's Hot Air Balloon Festival. This year's festival was very successful for our community and the Northwest Colorado Arts Council participants. Thank you for all

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Balloon Festival Committee: Thanks for making festival a success

August 9, 2018 — The Moffat County Balloon Festival committee would like to say a great big thank you to the dedicated sponsors of the ninth annual Moffat County Balloon Festival. The pilots would like to add another very warm and appreciative thank you to the sponsors and locals

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Stacy Razzano: Manager resigns over bank’s coal stance

August 2, 2018 — Recently, Bank of the West made a stance on industries they will no longer finance or support. Given these viewpoints are different than my personal beliefs, I have made the decision to resign my position as branch manager of the local Bank of West as

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Dave Wallace: In the interest of our future

August 2, 2018 — As the temperature dropped a bit, I broke out the bicycle for a ride across town in search of some exercise. With the exception of a few automobiles, the streets and sidewalks were rather empty. I came across several children and a couple of adults,

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Ed Herrington: Kids eligible for free speech therapy

July 30, 2018 — Your article titled “Living Well: Why Adults Need Speech Therapy” gave an excellent argument for the benefits of speech therapy for adults. In terms of children, I just wish to inform your readers that all children in the U.S., regardless of family income, are eligible

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Dave Watson family: Family blessed by community generosity

July 23, 2018 — Our family felt blessed that you joined us for Dave Watson's celebration of life barbecue. We are so grateful for all the people who attended and brought food to share. We really appreciated the kindness, expressions of sympathy and friendship. The family of Dave Watson

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Kaye Johnson: Family grateful for MRH care, compassion

July 23, 2018 — The Kaye and Pierre Johnson family give a huge, heart-felt thank you to the Home Health Care with Memorial Regional Health. Everyone on the team was outstanding, professional, personal and compassionate, and gave amazing support above and beyond the expected care to Pierre and family.

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Laura Petersen: Reader thankful for help in emergency

July 17, 2018 — I want to thank all the people who helped me through a recent medical emergency. Around 1 a.m. Friday, my Parkinson’s left me unable to control my body or speak. I don’t know the names of the people who responded to the 911 call, but

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Charlene Abdella: Thanks to community for golf tourney support

July 17, 2018 — On June 16, the Moffat County Sheriff's Office's 27th annual High School Scholarship Golf Tournament was held, and a great time was had by all. I want to thank everyone who helped make this year successful. Thank you to Bank of Colorado for its Gold

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David Morris: Parrot Heads keep county clean

July 10, 2018 — On July 7, a group of Craig Parrot Heads, in conjunction with Friends of the Yampa, spent a pleasant portion of their Saturday morning picking up trash along the banks of our local river. The Parrot Head collectors worked mainly around Pebble Beach and surrounding

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Melvin and Joni Snyder: A stitch in time …

July 10, 2018 — First of all, kudos to Johnny Garcia for planning the Fourth of July Parade. Look what he started. It was such a good one this year, and also, thanks to all those who cooked and served the barbecue in the park afterwards. As we were

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Dave Wallace: Have we forgotten?

July 10, 2018 — As communities throughout our country celebrated the Fourth of July, we think back on the Revolutionary War and the signing of the Declaration of Independence — or do we? Do we remember the conflict with Great Britain was over taxation? Do we remember thousands of

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Miranda Barrett: Community rallies to support grieving family

June 28, 2018 — On June 11, 2018, my husband and I experienced one of the greatest losses possible, the death of a child. Our dear son passed away during his birth. It's impossible to explain how devastated and broken were are and will be for the rest of

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John Kinkaid: Sheriff should step down as fire chief

June 28, 2018 — At the gym this afternoon, the guys got to talking about our sheriff also being the fire chief. The consensus was that Sheriff KC Hume is double-dipping Moffat County taxpayers and that he should keep his campaign promise from four years ago and step down

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Mayor John Ponikvar: Praise for Whittle the Wood volunteers

June 19, 2018 — I would personally like to thank city of Craig Parks and Recreation Director Dave Pike and his staff for all of their work in creating a truly epic Whittle the Wood Rendezvous this year. It was amazing to see the number of people from our

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Mike and Mardi Anson: Couple supports McKey for coroner

June 18, 2018 — We support Kirk McKey for Moffat County Coroner. We have known Mr. McKey for many years, being involved in numerous community service events and the Kiwanis Club of Craig. Kirk shows nothing less than compassion and dignity for this community and those who reside here.

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John Kinkaid: Reader questions Rankin’s demeanor

June 18, 2018 — Bob Rankin is a poor choice for the House District 57 seat, and, if he should decide to run for the Senate District 8 seat in the future, he would also be a bad choice for that office. I don't remember the date, but about

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Dave Wallace: Dumpsters not always the answer

June 18, 2018 — These early summer mornings are an excellent opportunity to get out and enjoy the fresh morning air and get a bit of exercise, plus, it provides a great start to a person's day. On Thursday morning, while walking my dogs, I decided to swing by

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Bo and Myranda Lyons: Readers express support for McKey

June 14, 2018 — Commitment, dedication, and caring are three things that describe coroner Dr. Kirk McKey. His commitment to this community is unmatched. He has donated hundreds of hours of community service for various organizations, not to mention the hard work he has put in as the coroner

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