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Dave Wallace: The perils of democracy

September 20, 2018 — As summer tapers off and another Labor Day holiday has come and gone, we realize once again the dog days of summer are fading fast. The midterm elections will soon be here, and we will have the opportunity to vote for a number of representatives

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The Haven: Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

September 20, 2018 — This month, we celebrated National Assisted Living Week. This year's theme, "Capture the Moment," reminds us to seize the day and continue to find purpose in life. Residents at The Haven Assisted Living Facility in Hayden certainly give purpose to those who work here. It

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Melissa Dowd: Veterinarian’s compassion deeply appreciated

September 20, 2018 — I would like to say a very heartfelt thanks to Dr. Wayne Davis and his staff for their care and compassion during a very painful moment in my life. The sensitivity Dr. Davis showed me over the loss of my dog went above and beyond.

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Edward Packard: Trump, Tipton, and American democracy

September 11, 2018 — Jeff Sessions met twice with the Russian ambassador, which he failed to disclose in a Congressional hearing. He had no choice but to recuse himself from matters arising from the unanimous conclusion of our intelligence services that Russia criminally interfered in the 2016 elections and

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John W. Forgay: Fill the Boot campaign huge success

September 6, 2018 — This past weekend, Craig Fire and Rescue participated in the annual Fill The Boot campaign to support the fight against muscular dystrophy. Again, it was a great success, thanks to the generosity of the community and to many who were just coming through Craig. These

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Stephanie Einfeld: Rubber Ducky organizers offer gratitude

September 3, 2018 — We want to thank residents and businesses for making our fourth annual Craig Rubber Ducky Race on Aug. 4 a success. This year, we held the race in conjunction with the Moffat County Hot Air Balloon Festival. It was great to see so many families

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Gar Williams: Good news, bad news

August 30, 2018 — The good news and bad news is, last week, the president announced that his administration would be rolling back pollution regulations on coal-fired power plants. In the next sentence of this same announcement, he stated the regulation of coal-fired power plants would be left to

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Pat Jones: Organization thankful for support

August 30, 2018 — On behalf of Love INC of the Yampa Valley, I would like to thank the community for making our sixth annual Back-to-School Fair a great success. Our major sponsors, The Colorado Trust, Wal-Mart of Craig, and Central Park Management, supplied the bulk of resources needed,

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John Kinkaid: Reader opposes Amendment 73

August 28, 2018 — Editor’s note: This letter has been edited to reflect changes requested by its writer. Most everybody knows that our local school district and the county are struggling financially, but I have three reasons why Amendment 73 is a very poor idea. Amendment 73 is a

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The Reed Family: Fond memories of Craig

August 28, 2018 — My family was fortunate enough to spend the last two years in Craig, and I wanted to take a minute to let the community know how much we enjoyed it. Although we moved on, there is so much we will miss. We have never lived

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Pamela Gibbs: Hold representatives accountable

August 28, 2018 — On Aug, 16, 2018, there were 11 wildfires more than 100 acres in size burning in Colorado, the majority located on the Western Slope. Many are still burning. Scott Tipton, who represents this area in the U.S. House of Representatives, recently affirmed his commitment to

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Rick Seymour: Game management plays major role

August 23, 2018 — When it comes to mule deer and elk country, it's hard to beat Northwest Colorado. Some of the most coveted units in the country are here, and as a resident and sportsmen, I want to see that it stays this way. How we manage wildlife

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Rhonda Stehle: Why do people destroy things?

August 23, 2018 — Why do people want to destroy things. The Girl Scouts put title signs up at Loudy-Simpson Nature Trail. Somebody destroyed them with graffiti. They put nice wooden benches out for people to sit on. Somebody pushed them over. It is posted to keep your dogs

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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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