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Birth: Cheston Ray Slaight

KayLonnie and Tyler Slaight of Craig are pleased to announce the birth of their son Cheston Ray Slaight born on May 21, 2019 at 9:43 p.m. at Memorial Regional Health. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 ¾ inches long. The baby’s maternal grandparents are Connie & Daniel Lawton. The paternal grandparents are Vicky & Doug Slaight of Craig. The baby was welcome home by Harper & Hazel.

Birth: Jenevieve Grace Arthurs

Jenevieve Grace Arthurs

Johnny Arthurs and Jennifer Her of Craig are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jenevieve Grace Arthurs, at 10:23 p.m. on April 3, 2019, at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. Jenevieve weighted 6 pounds 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are John “Catfish” Arthurs and Anita Brazelton of Craig.

Obituary: Frederick “Rick” J. Hammel III

December 13, 1934 — April 5, 2019

Rick Hammel, of Craig, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019 at The Grant Mortuary Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Northwest Colorado Health and Hospice in care of Grant Mortuary.

Obituary: Edna Josephine Thomas

February 20, 1930 — March 27, 2019

Longtime Craig resident, Edna Josephine “Josie” Thomas, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at her residence in Craig. She was 89. A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019, at Craig Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Josie’s memory to the Moffat County Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

Obituary: Dennis Covel Dickson

Oct. 17, 1936 — March 6, 2019

Dennis Covel Dickson, born on October 17, 1936, in Washington D.C., died in Craig, Colorado, on March 6, 2019. After attending Emma Willard and then Smith College she married, Jeremy A. Platt and gave birth to a son Campion A. Platt. Dennis was remarried to Judge Robert B. Dickson and they had a daughter, Sands K. Dickson.

Dennis worked as an artist focusing on charcoal and watercolor. She enjoyed teaching figurative art at the Cambridge Art School and volunteered as an art instructor for multiple programs in Cambridge MA and Greenwich CT. Her art was exhibited in New York, Hawaii, and Colorado. For those who knew and loved her, she will be missed for her intellect and sharp wit accompanied by her truthful candor. Survived by her sister, Gillian W. Covel, her two children, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She will be buried at Forest Hills Cemetery near Boston MA.