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Letters to the editor

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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Ed Wilkinson: Veterans service officer to stay

November 13, 2018 — I would like to thank all the veterans of Moffat County that rallied behind me during the period of time in negotiations with the county commissioners. The commissioners presented their side, and I presented mine. We found out some information that had been missing for

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Ruth Greenwood: Reader appreciative of YVEA

November 8, 2018 — Citizens of Craig and Moffat County: Please show your appreciation to Yampa Valley Electric Association for the remodel and opening of the Craig District office east of Craig. The board of directors heard and responded to our request for a local office to take our

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Ann Anderson: Humane Society grateful for support

November 8, 2018 — The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who contributed to our bowling Fundraiser on Sept. 22. We would like to give special thanks to Bank of Colorado and Thunders Rolls Bowling Center. Thanks also to Don and

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St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church: To the Jewish community of Moffat County

November 6, 2018 — We stand with you in expressing our outrage, pain, and sorrow at the horrific attack against innocent people gathered together in worship at the “Tree of Life” Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. We condemn this anti-Semitic manifestation of pure evil, and we stand with

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Gar Williams: Record supports Tipton’s commitment to veterans

November 1, 2018 — A political opponent of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton recently aired an ad claiming the representative voted against veteran's benefits. Unfortunately this was a partial truth taken out of context. Politifact ruled this attack false back in 2014, when it was used against Republican candidates then.

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Lloyd Rollins: Fiscally save libraries, museum

October 30, 2018 — Concerning Ballot Measure 1A, I believe we should vote "no." I believe most of us want to keep the Moffat County Libraries and the Museum of Northwest Colorado. The question becomes, how should we accomolish this. What has been currently proposed is a new tax

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