News for Sunday, May 30, 2004

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Dogs shine at challenge

Dog-handler Florence Wilson stood on a field near Lake Catamount and waited for the judge to signal the start of the round. Her dog Cap crouched at her side, muscles tense and ears alert.

News in Brief for May 31

Lava Lava Island Vacation Bible School program for ages 3 through sixth grade will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 7 through 11, at the Yampa Bible Church in Yampa. Registration is free and takes place at 8:30 a.m. today at the church. Call 638-4411.

The Record for May 31, 2004

2:54 a.m. An animal complaint was reported in the 23000 block of County Road 16.

Montessori to expand preschool program

A group of Steamboat Springs parents who battled the school district to bring public Montessori education to local students has merged with the Yampa Valley Montessori Education Center to expand the preschool and kindergarten program.

Ranches earn CWD-free status

Many Colorado elk ranches have been monitoring their herds for Chronic Wasting Disease for eight straight years this month, according to the Colorado Elk Breeders Association.

'Thank you veterans'

Dutch wooman recalls U.S. liberation of her town

Flora Wolf remembers waving the American flag while riding on a U.S. Army tank through the streets of her Dutch town. It was the first taste of freedom the 3-year girl ever had.

Two die in wreck near Hayden

Craig man and his son injured

Two Aurora women died and a Craig man and his son were seriously injured Sunday in a collision on U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden, the Colorado State Patrol reported.

Tom Ross: Lessons of the WWII generation

Even a modest honeymoon trip to Cranberry Lake was a bit problematic when Ed Gawronski and Alice Grzybowski married on July 22, 1944, in Buffalo, N.Y.