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ART WALK PATRONS chat at the inaugural Cherish the Little Things art show Saturday night at The Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. Cherish the Little Things was sponsored by Connections 4 Kids early childhood council. It featured 210 pieces by 175 student artists. The show raised more than $8,000 for Connections 4 Kids.

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PATRONS TAKE IN the sights at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, one of 19 downtown Craig businesses to host local artists and chocolatiers during Saturday night’s Art Walk & Taste of Chocolate.

It was an event with a little bit of everything. Nice weather, homemade treats from 16 local chocolatiers, music, food, friends, and of course, the artistic displays of 21 of Craig’s most talented painters, potters, quilters, and photographers. The 17th annual Art Walk and sixth annual Taste of Chocolate sponsored by

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“We’re thankful to the kids for allowing us to showcase their art. They’re so talented and we’ve been really impressed with the quality of their work and the heart that they put into it.” Michelle Balleck Connections 4 Kids coordinator

the Downtown Business Association and Colorado Northwestern Community College went smoothly, organizers said. Jan Gerber, assistant director

of the Museum of Northwest Colorado, and her staff kept track of attendance. On Sunday, she reported 539 people took part in the combined event.

On the ‘Net For more photos from Saturday’s Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate and youth art show, see this story at www.craigdailypress.com.

“That’s almost as high as when the event first started,” Gerber said. “It was a good night.” The museum was one of 19 downtown businesses to host See ART on page 7

RECOGNIZING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Rangely campus is hosting a Black History Month event at 1 p.m. today at the Weiss Center. The event includes a Kentucky artist’s historical portrayal of Angus Augustus Burleigh, a 19th-century exslave, soldier and scholar who later became an educator and minister. Free transportation to Rangely is provided. The shuttle leaves at 10 a.m. For more information, call Mary Morris at 824-1135.

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Local and state officials are preparing for the sixth annual State of the County, slated for 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Christina Oxley, executive director of the Craig Chamber of Commerce, said the dinner is technically the Chamber’s annual meeting, but has expanded to include addresses by city, county and state officials. State Sen. Jean White, R-Hayden, represents the Eighth Senate District and will give the keynote address. She said her speech will focus on


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CDP accepting nominations for Teacher of the Year

The Craig Daily Press is seeking nominations for its 2011-12 Teacher of the Year award. This is the seventh year the Daily Press will honor an area teacher for his or her commitment to students and for encouraging them to think outside the box. To nominate a teacher, visit www.craigdailypress. com/submit/teacher. The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. April 27. For more information, call Bridget Manley at (970) 875-1793 or email her at bmanley@craigdailypress. com.

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Julie Baker, principal of Ridgeview and Maybell elementary schools, speaks to a group of about 25 parents during a World Café meeting Thursday night at the Holiday Inn of Craig. The event, which was attended by former state senator and current Colorado Tourism Office Director Al White, was designed to gather feedback on how to augment student achievement.

The event includes an antique snowmobile show, a pond puck ice hockey tournament, and a chili cook-off. The festival also will include a cardboard box derby and a fishing derby, with prizes awarded for both events. Food and vendors will be available at the festival. For more information,

“Not-So-Winter Festival” set for Saturday

Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40, will host a “Not-So-Winter Festival” beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

call 824-6346.

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10 a.m. Free transportation to “Black History Live” at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Rangely campus departs from the CNCC Craig Campus, 2801 W. Ninth St. Seats must be reserved in advance. Call 824-1135. Noon. Al-Anon, a group for friends and family members of alcoholics, meets at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Lois at 824-4147. 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 3107 W. First St., hosts Moms’ Monday. Local mothers can bring their children and lunch to the church to enjoy fellowship while children play. Call 824-2496 or 629-0176. 1 p.m. A Moffat County School Board tutorial on curriculum alignment takes place in the school district administration building’s boardroom, 775 Yampa Ave. The event is open to the public. Call 824-3268. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A beginning tai chi class for older adults takes place at The Journey at First Baptist, 1150 W. Ninth St. A $3 donation is requested for each class. Call 871-7676.

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10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Arthritis Foundation aquatics for older adults take place at Hampton Inn and Suites, 377 Cedar Court. The class costs $32 for one class per week, $50 for two classes per week or $6 for drop-in participants. Call 871-7676.

CDP ONLINE POLL: This week’s question of the week asks readers their opinion on the Craig Chamber of Commerce’s admittance policy to the State of the County event. Lend your views on the issue by visiting www. craigdailypress.com.

Colorado Northwestern Community College will host “Black History Live” in honor of Black History Month at 1 p.m. today at the Rangely campus’ Weiss

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9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell St., offers free cardiovascular screenings by appointment. Call Karla Larsen at 875-1880.

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Center. The event features Hasan Davis, a Kentucky poet, scholar, storyteller, youth advocate, and Chautauquan, a portrayer of legendary and historical characters, the college reported in a news release. “Davis portrays Angus Augustus Burleigh, a 19thcentury ex-slave, soldier and scholar who went on to become an acclaimed black educator and minister,” according to the release. Transportation from Craig will be provided for free. The shuttle leaves at 10 a.m. from the Craig Campus’ west parking lot, 2801 W. Ninth St. For more information, call Mary Morris at 8241135.

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4 to 6 p.m. Girl Scout cookie sales takes place at Walmart Supercenter, 2000 W. Victory Way. Call Becky Forquer at 824-2624. 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries hosts Family Game Night. The event is open to the public. Call 824-5116. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aging Well offers Healthier Living Diabetes, a chronic disease self management workshop, in the Platinum room of the Community Health Center, 745 Russell St. The cost is $20. Call 871-7676. 6 to 7 p.m. Lap swimming takes place at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Admittance costs $3 for adults and $2 for students. Call 826-6557. 6 p.m. The Craig-Moffat County Airport Advisory Board meets at the airport on Colorado Highway 394 south of Craig. Call 824-9148. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Moffat County Democrats meet at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. A baked potato supper bar starts at 5:30 p.m.

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With Mother’s Day a possible exception, the biggest flower delivery date of the year is Tuesday. Some would-be Cupids may have had their gifts planned out for the past month, but others may need a little extra help deciding between the many options available for loved ones. The staff of The Flower Mine, 410 W. Victory Way, has seen booming business within the last two weeks with the onset of Valentine’s Day. Besides a selection of stuffed animals, cards and other knick-knacks, the main seller has been of the plant variety, shipped from all around. “Roses are always the big favorite,” employee Debbie Pfister said. “We’ve got them in all colors — purple, orange, even lime green.” The traditional flower of Feb. 14 is by no means the only one in supply.

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The City of Craig Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a Red Cross Adult C.P.R. and First Aid class on March 13th and 14th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at City Hall. You must register by March 9th. Fee is $65. For more information call 826-2017.

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First Course Wild Shrimp Shooter: Grilled Shrimp, Sweet Spicy Cocktail Sauce, sprouts and Green onions

ANNIE NELSON takes the buffalo by the horns with one of her favorite exhibits at Wyman Museum, One-Eyed Jack. Nelson, a curator and jack-of-all-trades, said she enjoys working at the museum because of her appreciation for antiques and other unusual items.

Where is your hometown? “Craig, born and raised.”

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What has kept you here? “Family, friends, history. Some of my original family members homesteaded, so that’s partly why I’m here.”

Third Course: Tornados of Top Sirloin, Mushroom Duxelle Pinot wine reduction, Fry leeks

Motto or outlook on life? “I’d say something like that famous quote, ‘Today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.’”

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What all does your job involve? “I feed Clyde the elk, I help with all the special events here, I help load pallets, I help decorate, I work the forklift, I’ve done all kinds of stuff. I guess I’m kind of a jack of all trades.”

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Favorite part of the job? “For one, my boss is fabulous, I went to high school with her. I love the stories here and the history, and I have a deep fascination with antiques. And, I just like being able to interact with people in the community.”

Entrees Served with Choice of ONE: Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Rice Pilaf or Yukon Mashed Potatoes & Chef’s Choice Vegetable.

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Favorite meal from a local restaurant? “Gino’s Al Capone calzone. It’s got a lot of sausage

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and cheese and pepperoni, it’s just great.” A book, movie, TV show, or musician you’re embarrassed to admit you like? “I’d say Barry Manilow. (Laughs) On the other extreme, I really like Korn. I love all realms of music.” Pet peeve? “Gossip and all the negativity that comes with it. I also don’t like being at the movies and seeing people chewing popcorn with their mouths open. It’s just gross.” Favorite part of life in Northwest Colorado? “Nature’s always been an escape for me. You can feel a part of it no matter what’s going on in the world, and it’s always here for you. We’ve got every biome readily available here and it’s incredibly beautiful.” Ideal Valentine’s Day experience? “Just to be reinforced by knowing that you’re loved and appreciated. It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant, just a sincere hug and kiss. That’s just so important and heartfelt to me.”

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e have Valentine’s Day this week. Roses, candy and cards remind us of the reason for the day and help us let someone special know we love them. Like Christmas, I believe we shouldn’t just come out and express our Mary Jo Brown feelings on certain days — we should express our feelings every day. No, we don’t need to go buy something every day to express how we feel. A hug, smile, more consideration toward each other and small acts of kindness do the job just fine. Now, especially when times are harder, we need to not expect to receive material gifts MUSEUM OF NORTHWEST COLORADO/COURTESY PHOTO

Above is a vintage photo of two men on horseback in Hayden. The riders are Ira Smith, left, and Tex McDowell. The photo is part of the collection at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.

as much as we used to. Love is expressed in many ways, true, but unconditional love is best. Have a very good Valentine’s Day. Happy birthday to Mary Ann Harrington, Laura Swanson, Shirley Nelson, Randolph McFarland and Doris Riemann. Get well/speedy recovery to all of you in the hospital and at home, etc. May Valentine’s Day bring you pleasant memories and surprises. The noon potluck is Friday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. There will be no meal or bus service Monday at Sunset Meadows I due to President’s Day. News is always welcome. Call me at 824-2139.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS An 80th birthday party for Jerrie Simpson will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the dining room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford

St. Gifts are not required, but friends and family are encouraged to attend and help Jerrie celebrate the milestone birthday.

BIRTHS Beau Ivie Ingles February 7, 2012

Katie Umphries and Jeramy Ingles, of Meeker, announce the birth of their son, Beau Ivie Ingles, at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 1.2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Sharon Elaine and Ivie Gene Umphries, of Tyler, Texas. Paternal grandparents are Karen Kay and Vernon Eugene Ingles, of West Monroe, La. The baby was welcomed home by siblings Brent, Bryson, Brandon and Brylee Ingles.

DEATHS Alfonso Jose Dominguez Arroyo 1941-2012

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HISTORY TRIVIA: Pictured here is a timepiece used in the wooden dashboard of a 1915 Model D. The car was made by

Stevens-Duryea, a now-defunct American manufacturer. It is part of the collection at Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40.

Alfonso Jose Dominguez Arroyo, of Loveland, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at his home. He was 71. A memorial dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Tres

Margaritas in Loveland. A rosary will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Grant Mortuary in Craig. A mass of the resurrection will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Craig.

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By Vincent Carroll

Craig City Council

The Denver Post

Mayor: Terry Carwile Councilors: Jennifer Riley, Ray Beck, Gene Bilodeau, Joe Bird, Don Jones, Byron Willems 300 W. Fourth St. Craig, CO 81625 Phone: (970) 824-8151 E-mail: jferree@ci.craig.co.us.

County commissioners

Tom Mathers — tmathers@moffatcounty.net Tom Gray — tgray@moffatcounty.net Audrey Danner — adanner@moffatcounty.net 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 130 Craig, CO 81625 Phone: (970) 824-5517

Question

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Do you seek medical care from The Memorial Hospital in Craig or Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs? • TMH — 378 votes, or 53 percent • YVMC — 296 votes, or 41 percent • Other — 31 votes, or 4 percent Total votes: 705

This week: Should the Craig Chamber of Commerce revise its State of the County attendance policy to allow people to hear speakers without paying for a ticket? • Yes • No • Undecided Vote online at www.craigdailypress.com. Votes are tallied Mondays in the Craig Daily Press.

Do you have a news tip for the Daily Press? Call the Craig Daily Press tip line at 875-7091­or e-mail editor@craigdailypress.com.

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fter being elected in large part because he’d opposed a “dumb” war in Iraq, President Obama finds himself confronting an even dumber one in Iran. Exponentially dumber, actually. Dumb because, like the targeted assassinations Gene Lyons of Iranian nuclear scientists rarely cited by columnist commandoes, bombing raids alone can’t achieve the alleged goal: preventing the ayatollahs from acquiring nuclear weapons. Slow them down, probably. Stop them, no. Short of a fullscale invasion and occupation of a nation three times larger than neighboring Iraq in population and five times larger in land area, that can’t be done. Global disapproval didn’t stop North Korea, Pakistan, nor, for that matter, Israel. Exponentially dumb because it could set the entire Middle East aflame. You’d think the Israelis, of all people, would recognize that threatening a people with death and destruction hardens their resolve. Yet the New York Times reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “told visitors that he believes the Tehran government to be deeply unpopular, indeed despised, and that a careful attack on its nuclear facilities might even be welcomed by Iranian citizens.” Yes, and Dick Cheney predicted that U.S. forces invading Iraq would be greeted with candy and flowers. “Most analysts [in Jerusalem] and abroad,” the Times noted cau-

tiously, “take a different view.” Indeed, historical examples of civilian populations cheering on aerial bombardments are rare, if not nonexistent. Despite his and Cheney’s obvious affinities, one would expect Netanyahu to be made of saner stuff. That’s assuming that the Israeli prime minister’s motives for threatening a unilateral Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear facilities are as reported. I suspect they are not. To put it bluntly, it’s not so much the regime in Tehran that Netanyahu’s keen to destabilize as the one in Washington. The question now is how far he’s willing to take it. Despite media chatter about “red lines” being crossed, it’s hard to point to anything the Iranians have done to provoke the current crisis. They’ve been trash-talking since 1979. Otherwise, no Iranian armies are massing. With its navy badly outgunned in the Persian Gulf, and a vestigial air force scarcely capable of defending against Israeli bombers, Iran sits surrounded by U.S. bases in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan -- well, everywhere. Iran’s last military action of any consequence was its catastrophic 1980s war with Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, during which it suffered more than a million dead. The Persians haven’t actually invaded anybody for more than 300 years. The Shiite regime’s expanded regional influence came about as an unintended consequence of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. For what it’s worth, the ayatollahs deny any intention of attacking the “Zionist Entity” -- despite frequently wishing

that it would vanish from the earth. Even Iranian clients Hezbollah and Hamas have been mostly quiet. With Iran’s economy faltering under sanctions engineered by the Obama administration, and much of its population seething with resentment amid an acrimonious feud between President Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader Khamenei, the Tehran regime’s got all it can do to survive, much less start a suicidal conflict with Israel -- not to mention the United States. But when articles invoking the Holocaust and urging “creative destruction” in Iran appear on the same day (Feb. 7) in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and Bloomberg News, a skeptical observer might be forgiven for suspecting a wellcoordinated propaganda campaign. Writing in Beirut-based Al-Akhbar, American journalist Max Blumenthal dates its inception to a Jan. 3 article in Israel Hayom revealing that Israel’s National Security Council -- basically Netanyahu’s closest political allies -- had concluded that “U.S. President Barack Obama is ‘naive’” and fails to understand Israel’s precarious position. Deemed a Likud Party organ, the newspaper is owned by multibillionaire Las Vegas casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson, who bankrolls Netanyahu and serves as Newt Gingrich’s sugar daddy too. Netanyahu appears to see an Obama second term as an impediment to further Israeli expansion into the West Bank -- or “Judea” and “Samaria,” as Likudniks style it -- and has cast his lot with the Republican right.

It’s been a while since Washington politicians and bureaucrats were extolling the alleged benefits of rising energy prices and championing policy that would drive them up quicker, all in the name of green jobs and climate virtue. Perhaps slow growth and stubborn unemployment, like the gallows, tend to concentrate the mind. President Barack Obama would never admit today, as he did four years ago, that electricity rates would “necessarily skyrocket” under his cap-and-trade plan. In fact, he’d probably prefer to hear nary a word about cap-and-trade during the next nine months. And Energy Secretary Steven Chu will surely not be heard repeating today what he said back in his heady days as an academic, namely that “somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.” But just because they’ve turned silent about boosting energy prices doesn’t mean they’ve abandoned the project or rethought their conviction that higher prices will drive economic well-being — a castor oil theory of growth. However, as a lengthy report in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal confirms — and from which I lifted this column’s opening quotation — Obama and Chu have it exactly backwards: It’s lower energy prices that drive economic renaissance. By now most Coloradans are acquainted with how hydraulic fracturing technology has triggered an explosion of drilling activity, even along the Front Range, that would have been unimaginable a few years ago. Nationally, the Journal cites an estimate of 158,000 direct new drilling jobs over the past five years and probably four times that many indirect jobs “in the supply chain” and as a result of workers spending their new earnings. More remarkable, however — at least to those who cling to castor oil energy theories — is how this fracking revolution has given Made In America a second chance. Low gas prices, the Journal reports, are “breathing new life into energy intensive industries such as steel and plastics,” as well as boosted the prospects of petrochemical makers and paper mills. And the Journal’s list doesn’t come close to exhausting the list of beneficiaries, which range from aluminum smelters to farmers who use nitrogen fertilizers (for which natural gas is a feedstock). Cheap energy isn’t just a boon today, either. It’s always been so.


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an artist and/or chocolatier Saturday night. The Cherish the Little Things art show at The Center of Craig was also a popular destination for visitors. Sponsored by Connections 4 Kids early childhood council, the youth art show featured 210 pieces by 175 artists in preschool through high school. Michelle Balleck, Connections 4 Kids coordinator, said this year was the first time the organization arranged an art show for local children. “We worked closely with art teachers through the Moffat County School District and we are really thankful for their help,” Balleck said. “They were instrumental in getting this set up.” As part of the show, coordinators came up with an interesting way to raise funds for Connections 4 Kids programs, while also featuring some of the best works on display. Twenty finalists were chosen to have their work matted and framed. The public was then allowed to vote on favorites by depositing money into each piece’s respective donation jar. The top 13 artists would not only help drive funds for valuable Connections 4 Kids programs, but also be featured in

Connections 4 Kids student artist finalists: (Name — grade — elementary school) • Caitlin Running, 5, Ridgeview • Gregory Hixson, 5, Ridgeview • Caroline Schenck, K, Sunset • Shaycen King, 1, Sunset • Jessica Worster, 3, Sandrock • Alexa Neton, 3, Sunset • Blake Juergens, 3, Ridgeview • Celeste Acuña Valenzuela, 1, East • Ainsley Graham, 3, Sunset • Jami Viramontes, 4, Ridgeview • Kimber Roberts, 3, Sandrock • Hannah Crookston, K, Sandrock • Hali Reyes, 5, Sunset — Caitlin’s artwork will be featured on the cover of the Connections 4 Kids school year calendar distributed in August. Other finalists will have their art featured each month.

Connections 4 Kids student artist runners-up (Name — grade — elementary school) • Maddie Coutts, 4, Sandrock • Delilah Perez, 2, Sandrock • Naomi Walton Quezada, K, Sandrock • Maria Rodriguez Perez, 2, Sandrock • Lexi Weber, 4, East • Fernando Gonzales, 2, Sunset • Tiffany Hildebrandt, 5, Sandrock — Runners-up will have their work displayed in the calendar as well, in a tiled fashion.

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BUSINESS: Local businesses offer Valentine’s specials The store’s biggest bouquets and gift bundles each include a garden’s worth of the prettypetaled items. One of the several packages available is the Pink Explosion, a mixture of pink and white flowers: carnations, daisies, roses and more for $65. The Valentine’s Splendor runs $95 and comes with lilies, snapdragons and long-stemmed roses in a red glass vase. The biggest of the bunch is the $140 Whole Lotta Love, featuring a teddy bear, a half-pound box of toffee and long-stemmed roses in a wicker basket. If “less is more” is your philosophy, save some cash and get a single romantic rose wrapped with ribbon and cellophane for $8. The Flower Mine’s personnel have worked tirelessly to ensure each of the expressions of love look as delightful as they should. “The best way to make sure they stay nice is just to trim them diagonally on the bottom and keep them in cold, fresh water, not warm,” Pfister said. With as many people who have stopped in recently, Pfister said she expects to see a greater number in the next few days.

“Monday and Tuesday will be crazy,” she said. “We’ll also have them delivered by cute men in tuxes, so that’ll be fun.” The shop’s bouquets are based on the remaining inventory, so don’t hesitate to get what you want. To place an order with The Flower Mine, call 824-7441.

Salon offers Valentine’s deals in conjunction with larger sales If you want to keep up your beauty regimen and still keep some lucre in your wallet, the perfect storm of cosmetics bargains is brewing all month within one local hair care business. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Stylz 5th Avenue, 535 Yampa Ave., has a special for new and old customers with gift certificates automatically marked down by $5 each. For instance, if you pay $20, you’ll have $25 worth of credit at the salon. Owner Sherrie Knez said the value will be valid for purchase until the end of the month. “It’s mostly for Valentine’s, but we wanted to keep it going for through February,” she said. Consumers can really cash in by using their gift certificates on the products Stylz already

has discounted. In addition to a clearance sale with certain items 75-percent off, while supplies last, Knez also highlights a product line each month for a 15-percent markdown. “This month is Nioxin, and it’s all their stuff, like gels and shampoos,” she said. “The product of the month for March will be Matrix.” Husbands and boyfriends, remember — a well-groomed man is a gift for any woman. Stylz’s Men’s Day on Fridays gives male haircuts for $13, and the shop carries men’s products, too. Beyond the world of hair, the salon also offers a variety of spa services. “We’ve got a fabulous mani/ pedi, and if you pick three or more services, you can get a special price,” Knez said. “It’s just a great thing for a woman to spend a day making herself feel good. It’s a great gift for husbands to wrap up with a box of chocolates.” Business hours for Stylz 5th Avenue are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, with special late appointments available upon request. For more information, call 824-0341 or visit www.stylz5thavenue.com.

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THE MOFFAT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL boys varsity basketball team couldn’t overcome Palisade on the road in a 68-48 loss, but head coach Eric Hamilton said it was his team’s best performance this year. The Bulldogs play their final home game of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against Glenwood Springs.

offensive side of the ball to keep it close for three quarters.” In the end, Hamilton said roster size was the deciding factor in the game. “I think our legs just went out on us in the fourth quarter,” he said. “(Palisade) was running four or five guys in at a time and were able to play with 12 guys while we only played with seven guys. “It came down to numbers.” The Bulldogs play Glenwood Springs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on senior night at MCHS in the first of the team’s final two games of the season. Hamilton said his team may not have the wins, but each player has improved this season.

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and highlight the organization’s goals for 2012. “On paper, our goals for 2012 sound really boring, but in reality they are really exciting for us,” Oxley said. For example, the Chamber is going after national accreditation through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a feat successfully navigated by only two chamber associations in Colorado. “It would be really cool to be the third chamber in Colorado to earn accreditation,” Oxley said. “It would be even better considering the small size of our group.” State of the County costs $40 for Craig Chamber of Commerce members and $50 for non-members. The price includes dinner and dessert. A cash bar will also be available. Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber, 360 E. Victory Way, or online at www.craigchamber.com. For more information, call the Chamber at 824-5689. Joe Moylan can be reached at 875-1794 or jmoylan@craigdailypress.com.

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the left side of the truck. The State Patrol says the county road was slushy and muddy at the time of the accident. Copeland sustained minor injuries, as did his 3-year-old son who was in a child safety seat. His daughter was in a child booster seat and sustained serious injuries, and she was eventually transported to Children’s Hospital in Denver, according to a State Patrol news release. None of the pickup’s occupants were injured. The crash still is under investigation. State Patrol troopers do not think drugs or alcohol played any role in the accident. Copeland was issued a summons for careless driving causing bodily injury. Troopers stressed the importance of driving slowly on snowy, icy and slushy roads, as well as wearing seatbelts and ensuring that child safety seats are properly secured.

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Ravens K Cundiff grateful for teammates' support By Luke Meredith ASSOCIATED PRESS

For Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff, the support of his teammates and the lessons learned from his Midwestern upbringing have helped keep the biggest miss of his career in perspective. The 31-year-old Cundiff returned to his home state

of Iowa on Sunday to accept an alumni award from Drake University in Des Moines, three weeks after he shanked a 32-yard field goal attempt with 11 seconds left in the AFC championship game that sent the New England Patriots to the Super Bowl. Cundiff said his Ravens teammates had been even more supportive than he imagined.

“It’s been impressive. I expected a lot more backlash,” Cundiff said. “I had a lot of guys that kept telling me, ‘Look, I’ve made mistakes.’ Obviously, everyone sees my mistakes. That’s just the way it goes.” Cundiff called the miss a “tough pill to swallow.” But it certainly wasn’t the first setback for an Iowa kid who blossomed from a wannabe quarterback at

a non-scholarship FCS school to an All-Pro kicker. Cundiff was a three-time allstate pick as a quarterback at Harlan High, a small-school football powerhouse in western Iowa, and kicked out of necessity. Cundiff had hoped to play quarterback at Drake, but he quickly discovered his future in football was as a kicker.

Cundiff was also a point guard for the basketball team who played sparingly, though he quit before his senior season to concentrate on football. He said the relative anonymity of kicking for the Bulldogs — who rarely draw more than a few thousand fans a game — allowed him to get all his mistakes out of his system away from the spotlight.

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WSL) hit a couple of early shots to take a small lead, forcing Palisade to foul. MCHS players hit 12 of 14 fourth-quarter free throws to seal the game. Senior Melissa Camilletti led the team with 16 points and fellow senior Annie Sadvar added 11. Junior Lisa Camilletti contributed nine points. Yoast said Palisade allowed the Bulldogs to get good looks

Results ... Box score from the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team’s game Saturday at Palisade High School: (Team — 1st — 2nd — 3rd — 4th — final) • Moffat County — 12 — 9 — 9 — 18 — 48 • Palisade — 5 — 16 — 9 — 6 — 36 MCHS leading scorers: (Name — points) • Melissa Camilletti — 16 • Annie Sadvar — 11 • Lisa Camilletti — 9

at the basket, but the shots weren’t falling and free throws ultimately made the difference. “We had our choice of shots from lay-ups out to 10 feet, but they would hit the rim and bounce out,” he said. “The refs let the players play, so it was good for us because we will have to bang it out under the rim in the playoffs, and we got to work for that (Saturday).” Defensively, Yoast said he could see fatigue in the players, who didn’t switch on screens or communicate well.

But when it counted in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs pulled together. “I think I needed to rotate the girls better in the first half because of the fatigue,” Yoast said. “But, we ran a full-court press most of the game and we got some big turnovers off that. We didn’t let (Palisade) control the tempo and they just threw up some off-balance shots that went in.” The Bulldogs host Glenwood Springs at 6 p.m. Tuesday, and with a win, would move into a

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111393-1 LEGAL NOTICE A public meeting will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012, at 6:00 pm, before the Craig Planning and Zoning Commission; at the City Hall Council Chambers, 300 West Fourth Street, Craig, Colorado 81625, to consider a variance request from the site plan requirements submitted by David George Barlow on the following property situated in the City of Craig, County of Moffat, State of Colorado, to wit: A parcel of land lying in the NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 2, Township 6 North, Range 91 West of the 6th P.M., Moffat County, Colorado and being more particularly described as follows:

$$ CASH $$ FOR JUNK CARS FREE PICK-UP 970-846-7452 MERCHANDISE

Beginning at a point lying S 00ú 42’30” E, 47.00 feet and S 89ú 44’09” W, 234.53 feet from the NE corner of said Section 2; thence S 89ú 44’09” W, 118.53 feet; thence S 00ú 16’36” W, 200.00 feet; thence N 89ú 44’09” E, 118.53 feet; thence N00ú 16’36” E, 200.00 feet to the Point of Beginning.

David E. Costa Community Development Director ATTEST: Shirley M. Seely, City Clerk Published in the Craig Daily Press Publication date: February 13, 2012 10290950 111392-1 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The City of Craig is accepting bids to purchase two (2) 10’ Dump Beds for the Road & Bridge Department. Bids will be opened and read aloud at City Hall, 300 West Fourth Street, Craig, Colorado 81625 at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 23, 2012. Award of bid will be at the City Council meeting on February 28, 2012. Specifications may be obtained by contacting Shop Foreman John Grant at 970-824-4463. No bid shall be withdrawn after opening the bid without the consent of the City of Craig for a period of 30 days after the scheduled time for opening of the bids. The City of Craig reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in the bidding. The bids must be completely filled out on the bid form provided. Bids shall be addressed to the City of Craig and shall have the name of the bidder and “(2) 10’ Dump Beds” written thereon. Terry Carwile, Mayor Attest: Shirley M. Seely, City Clerk Published in the Craig Daily Press Publication date: February 13, 2012 10291856

SERVICES

Seasoned Firewood. Cut, Split, and Delivered. Prompt Delivery! 970-826-4285.

METAL FOR MONEY

SPECIALS FROM AMERICAN TOWING • FREE- No Parking Signs (will enforce parking regulations)

HOME RESOURCE

• Local Tow in Craig $45 • Jump Start $35 • Lock Outs $40 • Tire Change $40

25% DISCOUNT on all towing short or long distances

• Tow from Craig to Steamboat or Steamboat to Craig $125 • Tow from Hayden to Steamboat or Hayden to Craig $80

970-879-1065 Wanted Dead or Alive Your old cars, motorcycles, trucks, equipment, and scooters... TURN YOUR JUNK INTO CASH!!! Paying up to:

$1500

970-819-8390 *Girls Columbia jacket size youth 10/12 with hood and detachable insert. $50 *Girls Weathertamer ski/winter jacket. Size Youth L 14/16. $20 *Girls London Fog ski jacket with hood Size youth L 14/16 $35 970-846-9386 Rossignol B3 Bandits size 168 W/Salomon Bindings Skied 4 times, in great condition! $250 970-819-0251

TWIN ENVIRO SERVICES MILNER LANDFILL AND HOME RESOURCE ARE OPEN ALL WINTER LONG MAKE A BIG IMPRESSION M-F 9-3 AND SAT 9-12 WITH YOUR VALENTINE!!! 5ft. Stuffed Animals, free delivery. $90 each. 970-846-7841. Plowing: on-call, no contract. Steamboat area only. 970-291-9117. WEDDING DRESSES 2-vintage wedding dresses: 1)-1938 Princess ivory satin, high neck, long sleeves with long ALL STEEL PORTABLE STORAGE CONTAINERS. train and covered buttons. Asking $100-OBO. Strong, secure, weather & rodent proof. Great 2)-1960s satin wedding dress with Alencon lace for business, home, ranch, oil field & more. (French needlepoint lace) and seed pearls. 8x8x20ft. in stock. 8x8x40ft. available. Paint op- Asking $100=OBO. (Both size 10) 870-6715 tion available. 970-824-3256.

RESTORE AND SALVAGE YARD located at Milner Landfill Monday-Friday 9am-3pm Saturday 9am-12pm Come and see what everyone is talking about and support your community!!!! “LIKE US ON FACEBOOK”

Self Service Drop-Off Dumpster

• $500 CASH for Select Cars (no title ok)

FREE METAL RECYCLING

All Metal Accepted

• Copper, Aluminum

First in the Valley to offer you CA$H for your car....always first in customer service.

Recycle waste oil & antifreeze. Metal Container Services

D&D Enterprises, Inc. Local Company 970-870-1767

GOOD HOME NEEDED! Child’s Allergies! 2-Cats. 4-yrs. Take one/both, good w/kids and dogs. Beautiful long-haired female calico. Garfield male. 970-846-6038.

FREE:Scrap wood, good for burning or small projects, some large pieces available. Some beams and 2x6’s, also scrap plywood. (970)-846-2646 FREE:2 free cellular shades. 83 1/4 wide; 45 1/2 high. good condition. Very light beige in color. 970 871-9679. We will PAY YOU $$$ for good running vehicles!!! Let us tow your unwanted and abandoned vehicles for FREE! 970-819-9390.

FREE RECYCLING Do you have old appliances, scrap metal or junk cars around your house? Don’t have time to remove them??? We can remove them for FREE!

WE WILL PAY YOU $3+ FOR BATTERIES

$$ CASH $$ FOR JUNK CARS FREE PICK-UP 970-276-2145 Alpine Towing

Ron Denning “The Gold Guy” Ron provides immediate payment for your old gold jewelry, nuggets, Kuggerands, platinum, sterling silver, flatwear, silver electrical contacts, coins before 1964. Call Ron at 970-390-8229 with questions. ronthegoldguy.com

Located Behind Westside Phillip’s 66, Old Alpine Taxi Lot Small Fee for Refrigerators

970-846-6991

ALL NATURAL GRASS FED BEEF,whole,halves, quarters and ground beef specials. Your family deserves it! Healthy and Nutritious. 970-367-6798.

Flashy AQHA Mare, Bomb proof kids horse. Why buy used, when we have new! Mattresses 15.2,20yr old Chestnut Mare.Does everything, $129, Sofas $399, Recliners $199, 5pc Dinette past school horse. $1500 970-871-7898. $249. www.furnituregalleryofcraig.com. 385 Ranney. 970-824-2368. Remote Car Starters LIMITED TIME OFFER NOW $330 Installed Car Audio Sales and Installation Free Estimate Warm Your Car Remotely! MECP Certified Installations Sounds Dynamic 970-846-1864 sales@soundsdynamic.com additional parts may be required for newer vehicles

HUGE OFFICE FURNITURE BLOWOUT! High quality desks, Hon file cabinets, chairs, copy/fax machines, etc... Please call 303-523-2594.

BUYING GOLD, SILVER AND PLATINUM BULLION AND COINS. Call 970-824-5807 or Cell 970-326-8170. Need Money? We are paying top dollar “CASH” for gold/ silver/ platinum jewelry, coins, bullion. 970-819-5204. Attention hunters and trappers: Buying all raw fur, all stages of put-up. Traveling through monthly. Call Ryan Custis 307-630-7144.

2-yr.-Female Golden Retriever seeking an ac4’x8’x10’ INDUSTRIAL SHELVES,NEW WINDOW tive, wonderful “furever” home”. Currently lovFOR SHOP OR CABIN, 3 BOXES OF ing life in Foster Care. Absolutely amazing 300WEATHERBY MAG. CALL OR LEAVE MESyoung lady! 970-879-2510. SAGE AT 629-5955 FREE:(2) older T.V’s. One Sharp(kitchen t.v.) Sanyto 24”. 719-650-6780.

DAVID 719-480-5568 970-819-5755 FREE NO PARKING SIGNS AVAILABLE, WE WILL ENFORCE YOUR PARKING REGULATIONS FOR YOU! 879-1065.

•Public •Commercial •Free Pick-up Service •Cash for Junk Cars (No Title•No Problem)

coppermagnate01@hotmail.com

LEGAL HAPPY HOUR Free Legal Advice Call to sign Up McGill Law Corporation 970-879-6200

FREE:dryer and tv.Nice dryer works but slow to dry and tv pick up at copper mountain estates Pheasant Hunting. 1200 privat acres, 20 miles from Grand Junction. Brokenspokeranch.com #52 on-porch 970-241-3949. FREE:New white folding shipping boxes. 2-sizes. 9x6x4 and 6x5x4. 10 of each. 970-846-8985.

Free moving boxes at 1103 Lincoln, back of building. Entrance faces 11th Street. 970-870-6087.

Buy your wood from the horse logger! Firewood $175/cord,split and delivered,$125 for 2 cords delivered in the log. Corral poles $7.50 #1, $5 #2. Call to discuss whole logs for your building projects. 970-234-5399.

FREE WOOD PALLETS WOOD PALLETS AT THE STEAMBOAT PILOT & TODAY BUILDING ON CURVE PLAZA. PALLETS ARE ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE BUILDING. YOU HAUL AWAY AS MANY AS YOU WANT.

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FREE:Windows, wood, various sizes, older but good condition, you haul. (970) 846-2646.

• Farm Equipment

aka 1430 West Victory Way - Craig, CO

Any person interested in or affected by the proposed variance, may file written comments with the Community Development Department, 300 West Fourth Street, Craig, Colorado 81625, at any time prior to the time set for the meeting.

Mingle Wood Timbers has Cut Dry Pine Fire- FREE:Slide trays. Kodak slide carousels (4) and wood. 65 cents to 95 cents per cubic ft. You Revere R36 slide trays (51). Downtown. U pickup. Delivery also available. Loaded trailers Pick-up. (970) 871-8094 for you to haul.753 Dougherty Ln.on E.HWY40 behind Christian Center Church. 970-871-9238.

CRAIG:Pine Firewood for sale. Split & delivered in Craig for $160/cord or $90/half cord. Prompt, dependable service. Call James 970-620-1480

The East line of said NE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 2 is considered to bear S 00ú 42’30” E.

Said owner of record is David George Barlow, whose address is PO Box 773236 Steamboat Springs, CO 804077

Monday, February 13, 2012

Cash for Cars & Trucks paid today, up to:

$1000

on select Vehicles (no title ok) Cash paid for Copper, Aluminum, and Scrap Metal. Roll off container services available

12” •2000 Skidoo Summit 700-Snowmobile, Fresh Jugs, New Pistons w/2-place trailer $1700 •Kenmore 4’-Chest Freezer 07’ $150 •Campbell Hausfield Airless Paint Sprayer $300 •Tele-boots, Womens Scarpa T-2, size 7.5 used 6-times, $175 MOVING SOON, MUST SELL!!! 847-302-9438, Leave-Message

WANTED

Antlers- Bobcats- Beavers- Coyotes- FoxRaccoon whole on carcass or skinned & dried. Yampa Valley Fur & Antler 970-824-5505

Locations in Steamboat and Craig

970-879-1998

Elk and Deer Antlers Wanted. All Grades, Local Pickup. 208-403-3140 for prices.

5yr old tricolored paint mare that stands at about 15.2 hands. VERY FLASHY. Needs someone who will use her and get her in a routine. Great trail/ranch horse. No buck, no bite, no rear. SOUND. She has packed and done overnight camping. In fact, she’s a packing machine! She has also worked cattle and has been taken to gymkhanas.She’s good with flags and is solid with noises. Has been ridden Western mostly, but goes nicely under English. A confident kid/teen that knows how to ride would like her. Great 4-H prospect. We have put a nice solid foundation on her and she’s young enough that someone can build them a nice horse. We rescued her out of a neglect situation when she was young. We suspect there may have been some abuse as she can be a little head shy at times. She would make a great brood mare and she loves people. Price will go up as she becomes more seasoned. She will go to a good home only, she’s our pet. May consider trade.Asking $2,500.Let us know. Emma 970-846-4681


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105 E. Victory Way • Craig, CO 81625 • 970-824-3445

www.americannorthwestrealty.com ALL PURINA SENIOR HORSE FEEDS ON BLOWOUT SALE. BUY 5, GET 1 FREE ELK RIVER FARM & FEED 970-879-5383

5 Bd / 2 Bath House Garage and fenced yard $1,300 / month

GLASS Chameleon’s CAGE,2’x3’,front opening doors, heating unit, water dishes. Paid $500+, asking $200. Fish Tank 20gallon, $25. 879-1033.

Puppy Play Dates 1-2:30pm-Sunday’s up to-50lb. FOUND:Swiss Army Watch in Sundance Plaza Black Oil Sunflower Seeds-40lb on 2/6. Please call to identify. ONLY-$26.99 BEST $Per/Lb in town. 970-846-8040. Elk River Farm & Feed-970-879-5383.

20820800 Houses 3 Bd / 1 1/2 Bath House 2 Car Garage and Shop $1,000 / month

Houses

3 Bd / 1 Bath House $850 / month

Townhouses

2 Bd / 1 1/2 Bath Townhouses $550 - $650 / month

Did you take the test? DUI law and license revocation cases resolved properly. Call Salky LawRandall Salky, Attorney. 970-870-9333

Mobile Homes

3 Bd / 2 Bath Mobile $850 / month

Apartments

1 Bedroom apartments $425 - $600 month Some include utilities

CRAIG:Very Nice, Remodeled Studio Apartment on North Yampa. Pets negotiable. Laundry facility. All utilities paid. $550/mo, $550/deposit. 970-824-0365 or 970-629-1271. DOWNTOWN STEAMBOAT:Quiet, peaceful small apartment community in beautiful setting.Walking distance to Lincoln Ave.Very large 2BD and 2BD+Loft units. Each unit has private washer/dryer and gas-fireplace. From $950/mo. includes partial utilities.Very rare vacancy. 970-819-9594.

The clock is ticking....

Cruizin’ Canines Hiking, Swimming, and Fields to run and play.

RESIDENTIAL RENTALS AVAILABLE

The family of Carol Allen would like to thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time. We thank Doak Walker care center, Dr. Brian Harrington, Grant Mortuary, and everyone else that helped during the day of the service. The Allen Family.

FOUND:Hearing aid at Bank of Colorado in Craig DOGGY DAY CARE.A few hours,all day,or over There are funds available for uninsured and unon 2/8. Please call 970-824-9421 or night.At my home or your home. References. derinsured local women to pay for annual wellness exams, mammograms and breast cancer come in. Call Cathy 970-846-4741. treatment costs. Don’t compromise your health we can help! Call the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project to learn how to apply for funds. 970-846-4554.

Premium Doggy Day Camp or Extended Stays!

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It’s time to place your Valentine’s Day message! CALL TODAY..... Becky 871-4228 Sarah 871-4227

First Month FREE!

Mommy: Be our Valentine, now and always! Christopher & Annabelle

Craig: With 1 year lease. 1BD $465, 2BD $560. More privacy, best location...more like home. 970-824-6051. www.highlandgreenapartments.com

1 BD/1 BA Walton Village avail March 1st. New W/D, Gas heat included. NS/NP $800/month, First + Dep. 303-915-3035 STAGECOACH:2BD/1BA updated top/end unit, Washer/dryer, new windows, WS. Pets okay w/dep. but NS. $600+utilities. Available March 1st. 970-819-3267. STEAMBOAT:Creek side Burgess Creek townhome. 2BD/2BA, attached garage, $1400/monthly.Available February 1st.Call Michael (949) 433-1708. STEAMBOAT:Sunray Meadows, 2BD/2BA, furnished, garage, deck, gas FP, washer/dryer, utilities included, NS/NP, $1500/mo. (561) 414-4530

RENTALS

Deb Silva 970-276-2526 Every once in awhile a dog enters your life and changes everything. Your paws left prints on my heart.

Men’s OuterwearSpecial Blend Jacket, Sz M, $50 Priced to sell! Get on it! Call Matt at 630-336-2636

Experience and Education Matter •Adult, and puppy classes. •In-home training caninesunlimitedtraining.com

Women’s 154 Rossignol Passion II skis w/ Rossignol bindings. Great condition, very rarely used, green. $175 obo 970-846-4681.

1 Month FREE Rent!

SKI TELLURIDE THIS WINTER! BEST Snow in Colorado! Stay at the ski-in/ski-out Peaks Resort & Spa. $159 per night includes Resort Fee. Take an additional $10 off per night by showing ANY CURRENT SKI AREA Season Pass.

Book Now 800-789-7770 •does not include tax or parking

Thule Ski Rack Craig Animal Shelter locks and key 2430 E. Victory Way, 970-824-5964 like new - $75.00 M-Thurs. 8am to 5pm, Fri. 9am to 5pm, 870-3194 Sat. 8am to 11:30am, Sun. Closed If you lose your pet, call 970-824-5964 Animal complaints/ At large call the Nordica Olympia Victory Skis and Rossignol Craig Police Department 970-824-8111 Attraction V Skis for Women. Lengths on both Dogs on hold for owner: are 162.Nordicas have been skied on about 10 NONE times. Rossi have been used a lot but are in Dogs for adoption: great shape.They both are great carving skis DOLLY - Female spayed Boxer mix and are all mountain. $250.00 each Call TINY - Female tan Chihuahua 702-219-8958 for more info COCOA - Male brown Pit Bull CHEWY - Male Brussells Griffon GRETA - Female brindle Plott Hound Cats on hold for owner Rossignol B3 Bandits size 168 NONE W/Salomon Bindings - Salomon Cats for adoption: Skied 4 times, in great condition! LILA - Female orange & white $250 970-819-0251 JOE - Male orange Tabby LILLY- Female Tabby FUZZY - Female LH gray, blk, wht RUSTY - Male POSH SPICE - Female HONDA SNOWBLOWER HS928, track driven, full WAYLON - Male start, used one season, excellent condition, SPORTY SPICE - Female $2200/best offer. (970) 879-5863 HUGO - Male GQ - Male Tabby TC - Tabby DAISY - Female Tabby mix SMOKY - Female Siamese SCAT - Female Tabby PABLO - Male black kitten PIXIE - Female Tabby

Robin: Meet me at Table 8 tonight for a romantic evening.Will you say “Yes” just like twelve years ago? I love you, now and forever. Tomas

Send A Violin-A-Gram The Ultimate in Romance! A tuxedoed violinist delivers a long stem rose and performs 2 selections on the violin. Office, home, restaurant Anywhere in the Steamboat area. $75 - Steamboat - 719-302-3268

CRAIG:With 1 year lease 1BD $475, 2BD $550. We pay gas, water, trash, and heat. Come join our community at Frontier Apartments. 970-824-5376.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

STEAMBOAT:1BD $710, 2BD $845, 3BD $980. Includes Rent and Partial Utilities, Income Restrictions Apply. Single, Single Parent w/ Child(ren), Family w/ One Income. Kitchen Appliances, Full Size WD, Bus Route. Mountain Village Apt. 970-870-1719. M-F 8am-5pm.

COLUMBINE APARTMENTS 970-824-8127 655 Wickes Avenue Craig, CO

Rents vary with income • • • •

Equal Housing Opportunity

Happy Valentine’s Day To Our Troops

CRAIG:2BD, and 3BD apts available. NP. Move-in special. WD in apartment. Background Check. 615 Riford Rd #5G. 970-824-2772.

STEAMBOAT:The Ponds @ Steamboat 2BD/2BA, $1320/monthLower year lease rates 970-871-5140 www.pondsatsteamboat.com

STEAMBOAT-PINES:1BD/1BA, washer/dryer, on busline, hot-tub, NS/NP, fully furnished, OAK-CREEK:Sunny 3BD upper unit in 4-plex. All Mountain Views, $1,000/mo. includes electricappliances w/shared laundry facilities. N/S,pet ity. PERFECT LOCATION BETWEEN MOUNTAIN friendly. $675/month + deposit and electric. AND DOWNTOWN. 512-786-3161. 970-846-9591.

STEAMBOAT:Very Nice, Bright & Spacious 1BD,1BA, $750, 2BD, 2 Full BA, $950, 3BD, 2 full BA, $1100. Full Sized WD in unit, Patio, Storage, Walk-in Closets. Walk to Mountain. Bus Route, Mail Delivery. Includes Partial Utilities, 12 Month Lease. 9 7 0 - 8 7 0 - 1 7 1 9 . www.steamboatapartments.com

Winter Special

1 Bedroom $0 - $658 2 Bedroom $0 - $715 Swimming Pool Dishwasher/Disposal On-Site Laundry Facilities Walking Distance to Elementary School • 2 Playgrounds • Storage Units • Walk-in closets • Balconies/Patios

OAK CREEK:Large 1BD, $450-monthly +electric & security. NP/NS 1ST MONTH FREE WITH YEAR LEASE, stmbtlocalflavor@yahoo.com Short/Long term lease available. 970-846-1626.

CRAIG:Timberglen Apartments is now leasing 2BD, 2BA Apts. Close to college, clean, quiet. Hardwood/ tile, all appliances, laundry, pet friendly, starting at $525 a month. Come meet our new management team and view your new home today. 3465 Douglas Street. 970-824-9791.

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GEAR! GEAR! GEAR! Mens’s BoardsForum Recon 156- Exc Cond, $80

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CRAIG:775 Pershing St. 3Bdrm, 1Bath, Washer/ Dryer hookup, NP, $750/ Mo, $750 SD + Utilities. Call 970-629-0998 & leave message. OAKCREEK:PRIVATE 3BD/2BA, Clean, GREAT open kitchen, W/D, w/patio. NS/NP. Furnished/unfurnished. $750/mo./1-yr. lease, $800/mo.+Deposit +Utilities. Snow removal included. 970-736-8468. STEAMBOAT:3BD+Loft/2BA by Rita Valentine, hardwood floors, deck, garage, W/D, Gorgeous Views. Dog-Neg. $1595. Avail mid-March. Call Central Park Management 879-3294 STEAMBOAT:Quiet, newer, 1600sf 2BD/3BA, Mountain, Longview Subdivision, 2 car garage, $1400/mo.+utilities, damage deposit. Available March 1st. 720-289-1092.

CLARK:3BD/2.5BA, 2-car garage. 2200sqft. very nice custom built home on culdesac near forest service land. $1300/mnth +utilities. NS, p e t s - c o n s i d e r e d . 970-846-4399/970-846-7453

PERSONALS

Please do your part in controlling pet overpopulation – spay and neuter your pets! You can see these pets and more on the web at www.petfinder.com.

Wherever you are today my prayer is you are surrounded in love. AFMOM

CRAIG:Large 2 & 3 Bedrooms near Mall. Parking, laundry facilities. Electric, kitchens, DW, Dining area. Small Pets ok, Some furnished. Starting at $450. Virginia 970-824-7120.

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CLARK:Right on Elk River. 3BD, 2BA, WD. NS, Pets Negotiable. $1200 monthly, short or long term lease. 970-879-3253, 970-846-1896.


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friendly. We are asking 1st and last monthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rent plus a deposit. Move in ready,TODAY! If interested call 970-826-2971. PHIPPSBURG:Available March 1st. 2BD/2BA, very nice quiet location, large yard, storage, CRAIG:3BD/2BA Home with 1-CAR gar- $650/mo. (970) 736-2353. age and workshop. NO PETS, No Smoking, References Required. $950/mo $950/Security Deposit 970-824-3364. CRAIG:Clean 2BD/1BA, new carpet, hardwoods, sunroom, fireplace, $650. (970) 629-5427.

LOADING DOCK run your forklift directly into your truck donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t fight winter 1520sf 3-phase power efficient infrared heat reasonable 970-879-9133

4 Luxury Lincoln Ave. Offices AVAILABLE NOW! â&#x20AC;˘Private Reception Area â&#x20AC;˘Conference Room w/Fireplace â&#x20AC;˘Kitchen w/Refrigerator â&#x20AC;˘Wine Cooler â&#x20AC;˘Ice Maker â&#x20AC;˘Private Restroom

Rooms for Rent in Riverside, NP/NS, $575 monthly +utilities +deposit. 970-217-6330.

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3+Acres Industrial Site. Owner Retiring. Excellent Opportunity & Location. Many existing uses and supplemental income. Bill: 970-879-5036.

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Fish Creek Mobile Home Park, #31, good condition 2BD/1BA , attached Garage. available immediately, Priced $44,000, Owner carry. (805)481-1904

5 and 7 Acre Parcels, 10 miles S. of Steamboat on 131, electric, owner financing, NO DOWN FSBO in Beautiful Clark, quiet neighborhood PAYMENTS. $175,000. 970-879-0868. with miles of skiing/hiking/biking out your back door! Large 4BD/3BA 2-car garage, high end finishes, beautifully unique logwork. Front porch, large deck w/hottub, w/panoramic views CRAIG:9+ Acres for sale, 12miles NW of of Zirkel Wilderness, Hahnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Peak and More. Craig. $30,000 OBO. 970-629-1657 please leave message. 435k. 970-846-7453

AMAZINGLY PRICED AT $185,000

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396 E 9th St. This is a nice, large home on a corner lot just waiting for your family to move in. With a ďŹ re place on the main ďŹ&#x201A;oor and a wood burning stove in the basement your winter heating bills can be very low. The kitchen and dining area are spacious and there is plenty of room downstairs for all your family activities. $185,000 MLS#124014. 105 E. Victory Way, Craig, CO 81625 (970) 824-3445

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WANTED: 3BD/2BA secluded country home w/garage and or barn. Pets OK. Long term lease. Call Starr family at 970-367-6923.

STEAMBOAT:Family Coming to Town? MT Condo Available Near Gondola. Pool, HT, 2BD, 3BA. Sleeps 6. Call Scott at Freshies CRAIG:FOR RENT OR LEASE Commercial 970-846-0256. Building with Office on fenced lot in Industrial Park. Call 970-824-2314 or 970-824-5361.

Downtown NEW executive office spaces 200-1600 SqFt Prestigious location and finishes. Elevator Access. Underground Parking. Available Soon! 970-819-4230

Mike LeWarne 629-1322 & 824-3481

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CHEVROLET CRUZE SAVE THOUSANDS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL LT CRUZE! COME TEST DRIVE! $16,988-STOCK-#P8260 VIN:1G1PE5S92B7249332 offer expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

****Pontiac GrandAm, 103K/miles, $3995, #2973! 2001 XTerra 102K/miles, $3995, #3154! 2006 Aveo, 40MPG! Tom Reuter Dealer, 875-0700 www.checkpointautosales.com

AUTOMOTIVE ABSOLUTELY NEW CONDITION 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home with a mature yard and attached garage. New Hickory cabinets in the kitchen to go with the new countertops. New Texture, paint and ďŹ&#x201A;ooring throughout. A nice quiet concrete back patio. A TRUE Turn-key home ready for you to call your own. $172,000. Mike LeWarne 629-1322 & 824-3481 www.intermountainrealestatehuntingland.com



STEAMBOAT:4BD, 3BA, garage, decks, views, family home downtown, W/D hook-up, NS, pets considered, $2600/month +utilities, deposit and lease. 970-734-6200.

3651 Juniper Place

You absolutely will not find a nicer home this size for the money!! This home has been completely renovated including new paint, new wood flooring and carpet and even new stainless steel appliances. Home has a wood fireplace and a garage. Sellers are motivated, so bring your offers today before this one gets away!! $149,900

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STEAMBOAT:Roommate to share 2BD, 1BA furnished townhome.WD, NP, NS, pool, hottub. $550 monthly + 1/2 electric & gas. STEAMBOAT:Live/ Work in Upper Copper Ridge Business Park: SW facing end unit. Second 846-8836 floor: Sunny 2BD, 2BA with Master suite, decks. STEAMBOAT:Share my 4BD home, $500 Warehouse: 3/4BA, 3 ph. power; $2000 month STEAMBOAT: Willow Creek/Clark, 3BD/2BA, +electric, pets okay and horse extra. Washer combined or split at $1200/$1000 each. Must 2400s.f., 2-car garage, washer/dryer, wood- and Direct TV included. 970-879-3044. see best unit in complex or Copper Ridge. stove, NS/NP, great views, recreation paradise. 970-879-5815 or 507-829-7605. $1200/mo.+utilities. $1500 security deposit. (970) 846-7946. 1000SF Commercial Space for STEAMBOAT:Upstairs 837 Lincoln Ave. Lease-Incredible Exposure & Drive By Traffic. Office space. $495 monthly includes utils. AVAILABLE NOW. First month FREE with year Clean and ready for occupancy. lease! $800/mo., $800 SD. Call 824-6464 for 970-879-5853 and 970-879-2438. showing TODAY!

Steamboat:3BD, 3BA. HighEnd Home, In floor heating/gas fireplace. Washer/Dryer. $2,000. Non Smokers. 970-219-1425.

2010 Chevrolet Malibu FWD, V6/Auto Leather, Sunroof, 27K Miles, Loaded, 2LT, Very Nice!!!!! $18,995 #5-3367 Call David 970) 879-3900

AFFORDABLE QUALITY

STAGECOACH:Redhawk Village, 23710 Sagebrush Circle 3BD/2.5BA, deep garage, PERFECT! Views to lake, WD/gas-fireplace. ALL paved roads. $1250/month+utilities, security. Dutch @970-846-1676.

STEAMBOAT:3BD, 2.5BA. Unfurnished. Between town and mountain.Views of ski area, downtown and Strawberry Park! Open floor plan,large mud room,hot tub, Oversized 2 car garage,WD. NS, Pet negotiable.$2500,Month to Month lease + deposit. Please Call for more details: 970-819-1432 or 970-846-4391

2008 EOS COME CHECK THIS OUT, PRICED TO MAKE ANYONE SMILE! TEST DRIVE IT! $17,400-STOCK-#11-7767A VIN:WVWBA71F88V044828 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

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$159,900 MLS#123405.

STEAMBOAT:Desirable Fish Creek Falls. 1-bedrooms available NOW in 4BD home, views, WiFi/Satellite-TV,WD, NS/NP. $600/mo. includes utilities. Deposit. 970-846-2799, 970-879-5908.

STEAMBOAT:Office Suites Available for Immediate Occupancy. Conference room accessible. Long/ short term available. Starting at $400/ month. All inclusive Call Bruce 970-846-0262.

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Historic home recently remodeled in the Heart of Craig. Beautiful hardwood floors & ceramic tile, antique doors, remodeled bathroom & kitchen. Gas fire place, cozy sun porch. Exterior landscaping and shed. Very private. Call for a personal showing and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll fall in love with this one!

Prestigious Fox Creek Park 1600sf of road frontage,144-1800sf build to suit office suites lease to buy available 970-879-9133

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Professional offices: Downtown on Lincoln, 300SF divided with parking and private enCRAIG:BEST DEAL IN TOWN!!! 2BD, 2BA trance. Bright and quiet suites at Copper Clock Townhouse. WD, storage shed. No smoking. Bldg - 280SF to 630SF. Competitive rates. Call Great location. $650 monthly. Call Central Park Management at 879-3294 970-846-6898. STEAMBOAT:Elk River Estates,Sunny log home HAYDEN:Brand New Townhome at Creek Shop/Warehouse, high ceiling, approx. 1750 w/gourmet kitchen, great room, View. 3BD/2.5BA. Beautiful finishes, low util- SF, 2 OH doors, 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122;x70â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. Call Moser & 2BD+loft/1.5BA, Great room, panoramic views. ities, garage, deck, patio, FP, washer/dryer. Associates Inc. 970-879-2839. $1750/utilities included. Year-lease. Pets. NS/NP. $1,245/month. 970-819-5587. Available 970-819-2789. February. See example at STEAMBOAT:1000 square foot warehouse with 400 square foot office and bathroom www.photobucket.com/creekview OAK-CREEK:3BD, 2.5BA, 2-car garage, large $950 per month plus utilities. Copper Ridge. family home, nice yard,W/D hook-up, NS, pets STEAMBOAT:Furnished 1800sf 3BD/3.5BA on 970-846-9753 considered. $1500/month +utilities, deposit and mountain, walk-in closets, open floor plan, laundry room w/washer/dryer, private hot-tub, STEAMBOAT:DOWNTOWN Office Space! Hislease. 970-734-6200. garage, bus route. $1900/mo. toric Squire Building 9th & Lincoln Avenue, PHIPPSBURG:3BD, 2BA, totally remodeled, all (631)-617-3886 $425 month includes utilities. appliances including washer/dryer, large stor386-846-2614 age shed. 2 blocks off HWY-131, $800/mo. First/last/damage. NS. 736-8120.

Radon Contracting business. Owner/operator, great part-time business with good growth potential.Tools & training, marketing assistance included. (970) 846-4712. Email-gpohlman@springsips.com for information

OFFICE SUITES at street level 4th & Lincoln: 2-office, 4-office, or 6-office suites; private parking; Main Street signage; All-inclusive rent from $1125/month includes utilities. Call Tom at 970-846-8179

Rents from $700/mo. 970-846-3855

CRAIG:Nice 3BD/2BA,fenced yard,1-car garage, washer/dryer, $900/month+utilities. Deposit required. 970-824-8048.

Self-publish biz for sale.Steady sales,broad cust base, regional book wholeslr. $7,500 angela@prusteamboat.com 970-819-4897.

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CRAIG:1BD cottage for rent. $700 monthly includes all utilities, heat, snow removal, cable/internet, Pets? 1st & Deposit. Available Now. 970-756-3002. STEAMBOAT:For Rent Month to Month, Hilltop Area. 4BD/3BA, Garage, Private Park, Great CRAIG:2BD Home with garage and unfin- Neighborhood, Views, NP/NS, References, ished basement, NP. Quiet neighbor- 1st/last/security. $1550/month. hood. $750/ month + utilities. Call 970-879-7179. 970-824-2732. CRAIG:2BD/1BA w/big yard.Need a roof over YAMPA:Newer home, 3BD 2 full baths, low your head? We are looking for renters.We have utilities, $825/mo. First, last and security. a 2BD/1BA home. It has a big yard and animal 1-yr. lease. 638-4618.

HAYDEN:144 S. Walnut Street, 1800SF retail/storage/shop for sale or lease. $850/month includes all utilities. Call for details 970-879-5755, 970-879-0682, 970-819-3546.

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2007 LEXUS GS 350 ARRIVE IN STYLE & LUXURY IN THIS AWD BEAUTY! $25,000 STOCK-#P8236A VIN:JTHCE96SX70012757 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448 Minn Kota Edge bow mount electric trolling motor w/bracket, 42â&#x20AC;? composite, shaft foot pedal controls, used 16hrs. $300. Call 970-620-5892.


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FINANCING /WORKING PEOPLE! $750.00 DOWN PAYMENT. NO CREDIT CHECK. “Working Cars /Working People -24,000 Mile Warranties! Tom Reuter, 970-875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com

2008 Jeep Wrangler 4-door Rubicon 4x4, low miles, showroom clean. Great deal @only $28,499 HURRY! 2J204A Call (970) 824-4422

2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4 Door, Automatic Transmission, Hardtop, Great Miles! A STEAL @$21,999 2DT2602AA Call (970)-824-4422

2011 CHEVROLET IMPALA SAVE THOUSANDS IN THIS 2011 IMPALA. PRICED TO SELL! $16,500 STOCK #P8270 VIN:2G1WF5EK5B1319443 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

2010 KIA SPORTAGE GREAT MPG! HURRY! WONT LAST LONG! NOW $19,900!!! STOCK # P2010A Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2008 JEEP COMPASS AFFORDALE! GREAT 1ST VEHICLE! EXCELLENT MPG! NOW $15,900!!! STOCK # P2004 Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

1993 Jeep Wrangler. 2 door Jeep Wrangler hardtop. 6 cylinder, 4 speed, new winch, new windshield, bikini top, second set of snow tires and wheels. $5,500 FIRM. 903-262-0266. 2004 GMC Envoy XUV, 4WD, rear sliding roof converts it to a pickup, heated leather, BOSE stereo, new battery & windshield, trailer hitch, looks & runs great. 125,000 miles, $8,500. Local. 205-310-1295. 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, 4X4, Manual Transmission. Black/gray interior, all power, stereo/cd-player,$1700/OBO. Call for more information 970-819-3902.

2010 HYUNDAI SANTA FE PRICED TO SELL! GREAT DEAL! A MUST SEE! NOW $20,900!!! Stock # P2020 Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2010 JEEP PATRIOT NICE 4WD! YOU’D BE PROUD TO OWN, FITS YOUR BUDGET! $15,744-STOCK-#12623A VIN:1J4NF2GB2AD500544 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

2009 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2-door Automatic Transmission, Hardtop, Super Clean, ONLY $25,999 2J210A Call (970)-824-4422

2008 SATURN VUE REDUCED FOR QUICK SELL! GREAT FAMILY VEHICLE! NOW $15,900!!! Stock # P1993 PleaseCall (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2009 Nissan Maxima FWD, V6, Auto, Top of the Line, Low Miles, Loaded Up Like New! $23,960 #1-1630A Tyler 970-824-2100

2005 JEEP WRANGLER SPORT LOW MILES! ONE OWNER! HARD TOP! A/C GREAT BUY! NOW $17,900!!! Stock # F5941B Please Call (970)879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2011 TOYOTA VENZA ONLY 3K MILES! EXCELLENT MPG! A MUST SEE! NOW $30,900!!! Stock # P2022 Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2008 NISSAN ROUGE CHECK OUT THIS! AWD, GREAT IN SNOW-READY TO GO! $17,600 STOCK-#P8253A VIN:JN8AS58V98W134403 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

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****2004 Honda Element, Fantastic! 1999 Honda CRV, Great! 2003 Kia Sorento, Beautiful! 2004 Grand Cherokee! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com

93 YAMAHA EXCITER,LONG TRACK.TWO 1989 YAMAHA OVATION 340’S, LONG TRACK. CALL OR LEAVE MESSAGE AT 629-5955

2003 Ski Doo 800, 151” track, 2200 miles, $3,000/best offer.JUST SERVICED!!!! Call (970) 846-5885

2011 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE BEAUTIFUL LT, AWD, GM CERTIFIED, LOTS OF WARRANTY! $27,000 STOCK #P8267 VIN:1GNKVGED2BJ240539 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

2008 NISSAN ARMADA LE LOADED! GREAT FOR KIDS! PRICED TO SELL! NOW $28,900!!! Stock # P2019 Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2008 Ford Expedition XLT Nice Full-size 4x4 SUV third row, trailer tow, good miles. Great Price!! $19,999 2J205A Call (970)-824-4422

2009 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4, Onstar, Heated Power Seats Third Row Rear Heat/and AC. ROAD TRIP!!! $30,495 2DC419A Call (970)-824-4422

We buy Trucks and Heavy Equipment. Byrne Equipment Sales Craig, CO. 970-826-0051.

2002 Yamaha Mountain Max 700cc, 144 in. track, runs great, good condition, with cover $1800. 970-291-9620.

1998 ML320 Mercedes Benz, 2-sets tires, great vehicle! LOADED! $4500/best offer. (970) 879-5863

2004 GMC ENVOY XUV LOW MILES, 4WD W/SLIDER ROOF. COME TEST DRIVE TODAY! $12,500-STOCK-#P8237 VIN:1GKET12S646180237 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

****9 Great Running Subaru Wagons! 2004 GMC Yukon, Super! 2002 Excursion, 35K/miles, HUGE! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 8 7 5 - 0 7 0 0 . www.checkpointautosales.com.

2008 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 6-Cyl, Auto, Sunroof Power Everything Low Miles, Loaded Up! LIKE NEW! #5-2249 $19,350 Call Alex 970-879-3900

2010 TOYOTA RAV 4 AWD, Auto, AC, Low Miles, High MPG, ALL THE TOYS! CLEAN!! $19,980 #5-3393 Stacey 970-879-3900

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2007 DODGE 1500 SLT QUAD CAB! REDUCED TO SELL! BRAND NEW TIRES! NOW $19,995!!! STOCK # D5930A Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

****1999 Dodge Dakota ClubCab, Strong! 2002 Duramax, Durable! 1990 Chevrolet Silverado, Clean! Tom Reuter, Dealer, 875-0700. www.checkpointautosales.com. Full Warranties.

•1985 F250 Lariat, 351 engine, extended cab w/snowplow, $3200. •1986 Bronco, 302 engine, w/snowplow, very reliable, $3500. 970-402-0581.

2008 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS 4X4, ONSTAR V-6 AUTOMATIC Very clean, great miles, power everything. Only $17,495 AT793A (970)-824-4422

2607 East Highway 40 in Craig 970-826-0060 Tuesday-Friday 8:30AM- 5:30PM Saturday 8:30AM - 3:00PM Closed Sundays and Mondays

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2010 Chevy-1/2 4X Crew Cab 5.3-V8/LT/Auto All the Power Toys Low Miles, Alum Wheels #5-3215 $28,789 David 970-879-3900

20833047 2011 POLARIS Pro RMK 155 Silver/Blk $ 8999.00 DEMO

2003 HONDA XR 70 Dirt Bike $699.00 USED

2003 HONDA XR 100 Dirt Bike $899.00 USED

2011 SUZUKI 500 EPS Yellow $6599.00 NEW

*Yacht Club 2-Place tilt snowmobile trailer. $500 OBO. *SOS Beacon-brand new retail $250 sell for $150. 970-846-6980

!!WANTED!!

Used hitch type toy hauler trailer, prefer 26-30 ft. Can purchase outright or trade you a vehicle. Call Scott at 824-2100 Cook Chevrolet.

2007 FORD EXPLORER SPORT-TRAC ONE OWNER! FOR WORK OR PLAY! REDUCED FOR QUICK SELL! NOW $19,725!!! Stock # D5980A Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2007 Chevrolet 1/2Crew Black, 5.3 V8/Auto Low Miles, Power Everything, Great MPG, Lots of Room!!! $19,489 #5-3333 Ben 970-879-3900

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2008 Ford F-150 Supercrew Fx4 Leather interior, 4x4. Great truck! Great Price! Only $19,999 2DT2603AA

2008 Dodge 3500 Longbed QuadCab Cummins 4x4, 6-speed manual, flip-over gooseneck, ready to work. $23,499 1DT2569A

Call (970) 824-4422

2011 DODGE RAM 1500 ONLY 6K MILES! HEMI! WON’T LAST LONG! NOW $29,900!!! STOCK # J5870A Please Call (970) 879-8880 or visit www.steamboatmotors.com

2008 CHEVROLET 1/2 XCAB PU 5.3 V8/Auto, Low Miles, Power Everything, Leather, LTZ, Very Clean!!!! #5-3367 $18,995 Izzy 970-824-2100

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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD W/ 8’ Boss Plow $3700.00. Extended cab 4x4, 207,000 miles, 6 liter engine. $3700.00 Tim 612-940-7847 tsmagnuson@mac.com

2008 Ford F-250 SD Supercab XLT 4x4, V-10 Automatic, Nice Truck! Lots of extras. Work or Play! Only $20,999 #2J205AA Call 970-824-4422

2010 GMC Terrain 4X4 Auto, Power Everything AC, CD, Only 33K-Miles !!LIKE NEW!! #5-3453 $24,567 Call Tyler (970) 824-2100

2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel/Automatic, 99K-miles, Extended Cab, Short Bed, Topper, White/Gray, Great Condition! $14,500/OBO. 970-846-9753.

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2009 F-150 Supercab V8 Automatic LOW, LOW MILES Super Clean Great Price $23,999 #2DT2610A Call (970) 824-4422

2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500HD SAVE THOUSANDS ON THIS LOW MILE HEAVY DUTY DURAMAX. $44,000-STOCK-#P8183A VIN:1GC1KXC89BF277180 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

2007 Chev 3/4 4X XCAB Duramax, Allison Auto, HD Chassis, Loaded, One Owner Truck. $23,990 #1-1610A Call Leon 970-824-2100

2010 Chevrolet HHR FRT. Wheel, Auto, Power Everything, Only 8K Miles!!!! Super MPG!! #5-3459 $14,993 Call Leon (970) 824-2100

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FSBO 2004 Ford F-150 4x4, extended cab, 153k miles, PRICE REDUCED TO $7000 Please call 970-846-5044. www.cookchevrolet.com

2010 Dodge 3500 Quad-cab Cummins Diesel 6-speed Manual Trans. Gooseneck, Low Miles Like New! $35,999.00 #2DT2602A Call (970) 824-4422

2008 FORD RANGER BEAUTIFUL XLT, LOW MILES, 4WD. PRICED TO SELL! $15,900 STOCK #P8264 VIN:1FTZR45E88PA78408 offer-expires:2/10/12 Stevinson Chevrolet West 1-800-582-6448

2008 Toyota Sienna XLE AWD, Auto, AC Low Miles, 3-Seats Loaded! Great for the kids! #5-3423 $24,994 Stacey 970-879-3900

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012

TO REPORT SCORES, CALL JOSH GORDON AT 875-1795

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A small step forward MCHS boys basketball team shows improvement in road loss BY JOSHUA GORDON DAILY PRESS WRITER

Eric Hamilton knew his first season as head coach of the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team would be a challenging learning experience. Hamilton is the Bulldogs third head coach in the same number of seasons and he inherited a team with young talent. So, despite falling 68-48 on Saturday in Palisade, Hamilton praised his players for their best game of the season. “Palisade is dang tough and played physical and aggressive, but I thought it was our best game of the year,” Hamilton said. “We matched their intensity and played hard. Again, the score didn’t show how close we were and we just played very physical.” The Bulldogs (5-15 overall, 2-8 Western Slope League) trailed 34-20 at halftime, but held one of the league’s highest scoring offenses to two points in the third quarter to pull within six. However, like Friday in Delta, the Bulldogs’ opponent didn’t falter on free throws to close out the game. JOSHUA GORDON/DAILY PRESS

MELISSA CAMILLETTI, a Moffat County High School senior, led the MCHS girls varsity basketball team to a 48-36 victory Saturday in Palisade with a 16-point effort. The Bulldogs struggled to get shots to fall, but made 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter to wrap up the win.

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS Free throws key in MCHS girls basketball team’s 48-36 victory in Palisade BY JOSHUA GORDON DAILY PRESS WRITER

The Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team was riding high after a big win Friday over Delta. On Saturday at Palisade, however, the Bulldogs played like a team struggling with their energy level. MCHS took an early 12-5 lead after the first quarter, but

Palisade tied the game at the break and again after the third quarter before the Bulldogs used clutch free throws down the stretch to pull out a 48-36 win. “It is tough coming off a huge win,” coach Norm Yoast said. “We came out and executed everything, but we were just a step off. We would bobble passes and have good shots but just miss.

“Overall, the girls did well, but I think our legs were tired and our timing was off.” Palisade (7-14 overall, 3-7 Western Slope League) tied the game at 21 heading into halftime and 30-30 after the third quarter. Yoast, who filled in for head coach Matt Ray for a second straight game, said he huddled the players before the fourth quarter to make sure

they stuck to the game plan. “In the huddle, you could feel the confidence the girls had,” he said. “They knew the (fourth) quarter was their quarter and they had to take care of business. The seniors stepped up to be the leaders and led by example.” In the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs (15-6 overall, 8-2 See GIRLS on page 15

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