Richard "Festus" Hagins

Richard Hagins 3 weeks, 2 days ago on Steamboat seeks to add Hockeyville USA to its brand

Nice try, there are thousands more rinks in towns that deserve to be Hockeyville USA. The arena where I learned to play hockey, was a Rink Rat, had my HS graduation in and were the greatest hockey movie, "Slap Shot", ever made was filmed, IS Hockeyville USA. There is deep hockey heritage in Johnstown, PA that goes back over 75 years. Steamboat never had a chance, don't feel bad, Decatur, IL, didn't have a chance either and they came in second!


Richard Hagins 3 weeks, 2 days ago on Our view: Diamonds and emerald

Scott, Hayden has an agreement with Triple Crown so our local teams have priority usage of the fields. You don't see many locals going out to the fields having pickup games on the ballfields. Triple Crown had games when our teams played and they worked around our local teams schedules.


Richard Hagins 7 months, 1 week ago on Paul Bonnifield: Coal mining dying off

Paul, Since these were only run in The Craig Daily Press and the Today has sheltered those East of Hayden from them. Luckily, some in Hayden read it, social media made me aware of them. So the next time, you shop, stop at a traffic light or flip a switch remember were the power comes from.


Richard Hagins 1 year ago on Gardening with Deb Babcock: The complicated life of aphids

Use Epsom salts in a spreader and spread it around your plants and trees. Water the Epsom salts into the ground, it makes the sap of the plant leaves taste bad to aphids.


Richard Hagins 1 year, 9 months ago on Lynn Kelley: Reverse 911 call uses

Friends of mine who live up the Cog, thought it was for them to evacuate until they heard the bike message. Makes me wonder, if the bike race and the city paid the county to send the message? Just another maketing ploy? The calls were probably set up on a computer to automatically call Saturday, by someone far away, just doing their job.


Richard Hagins 1 year, 11 months ago on Steamboat Today expands online partnership with Google

After answering the questions to read this article and I was leary about "One time every 24 hours." I decided to open all of the articles in new tabs.. The survey questions appeared in10 out of the 20 articles under "Latest News." There are still some bugs to work out. My browser is Firefox.