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Fact: Craig now has it's own MELO!!!
Fact: The right person for the right job!!!
Stay out of New York Melo, we need you.
Just The mellow Facts
Byron Willems showing up for a meeting; NOW THAT IS NEWS!!!
Byron Willems showing up for two meetings; ( one in Steamboat Springs and one in Craig)
Byron Willems stoping his prentending to represent the citizens on City Council and the Fire board; PRICELESS!!!
For the rest of us, we just have to keep working to collect our check and City Insurance!!!
Just The working person's blues Facts
Fact: The next thing that will happen, is MR. Willems will be telling us that the Fire District voters really voted for a Fire Training Center, they just forgot.
Fact: Mr Willems and the fire board manipulated that one!!!!
Fact: Get a copy of the minutes from the last several fire board meetings and read how Mr. Willems and the fire board understood the ballot question vs. the rest of the community.
Fact: The community, twice voted against a fire training center, but now, the fire tower is a "component" and not a real building????? ( per Mr. Willems). Really Really???
Fact: Someone should be getting a new tittle: " The Great Deciever" ( Who could that be???????)
Fact: Mr. Willems is starting to acquire a history of deception!!!!
Just The I was fooled Facts ( along with about 8000 other people)
Fact: Sad that his son has this illness.
Fact: Even sadder that he is not home being a father to his son!!!!
Fact: The saddest yet; he is scamming nice people like the Loopers and Fiesta Jalisco into financing his annual summer vacation!!!!
( How do you get a job like that???)
Just The some people have got it figured out Facts
Fact: "Save a pool fire a teacher"!!!!!.
Fact: This could be the name for a new country song.
Fact: Just add Momma running off with a drug dealer, Daddy going to CAPS, and the dog getting run over by a train and you have the perfect Craig America song.
Fact: We do have all but the dog part covered. (Where is a train when you need one?)
Just The sing song Facts
Fact: A glass can be seen as half full or half empty.
Fact: The Moffat County School district presented the half full version of third grade reading achievement.
Fact: The half empty version says "that 36 % of third graders are not proficient readers. 36 %
Fact: In school terms, 64% is still failing ( F) or is that a D- in the new progressive no child will fail strategy?? ( or is that the only 1/3 left behind direction the Moffat county Schools have been implementing for a long time??? IT WORKS!!!!!!( (patent pending)
Fact: Dibble, dabble, maps, and csaps are not working!!!
Question: Whatever happened to Dick and Jane??? It worked!!!!!
Just The dibble dabble csap map Facts
( Say that 3 times fast; if you read Dick and Jane you can do it !!! Dibble dabble; sorry about your luck.)
Fact: A teacher that lives in Steamboat Springs, ( Where some of the best schools in the state are.) and works in Craig at the Sandrock School ( Which is one of the worst performing schools in the state) is given an award ( by the State Union ) for union activistism during school hours.
( while a sub- par- sub teaches her class at School district expense).
Question: This is a good thing???
Fact: At least the expences for driving to Denver for lobbying are cheaper when a person starts in Steamboat Springs vs Craig. ( Who is paying anyway???)
Just The School is out Facts
Fact: My crystal ball must be broken, it shows a future for Craig totally different than that of the fireboard..
Fact: My crystal ball sees coal being attacked from our legislature and eastern slope interest. It also shows coal fired power plants dissapearing.
Fact: My crystal ball shows the possibility of Craig being a one horse town in 15 years when our energy jobs go away.
Fact; The fire board crystal ball sees a thriving metropolis of over 20,000 in 15 years. ( Metropolis: a Greek word meaning; futuristic urban dystopia.)
Fact: Moffat County population grew by less than 200 people in the last 10 years, at that rate Moffat County will have 20,000 in 50 years.
Fact: The fire board will need stations with living quarters in Dinosaur and Maybell by then.( Oh wait, the fire district only goes several miles past city limits now, poor Maybell and Dinosaur are on their own, no district money going to them!!!)
Give me the windex, that word metropolis needs to go away!!!!
Fact: My crystal ball shows the fire board building a training center come hell or high water!!!!
Fact: Chris Nichols says: ( Reading between the lines) that
there is so much money pouring into the Fire board through the mill levy, everything that he and Chief Billy can dream of is affordable.
Fact: The only way to stop this outlandish thought is for the lowly taxpayer to tighten the purse strings.
Fact: "The Taxpayer giveth and the TaxPayer can taketh away". ( Book of Facts 3: 2)
Fact: I am taking my crystal ball in for a tune up even though it was working just fine last week.
( The picture seems clear. Wierd???)
Just The foreseeable Facts
Fact: Being honest; Billy and the fireboard lied to the community about what the money they ask for in the last mill levy was to be used for. ( Honestly)
Fact: On a scale of 1-10, Billy and the board have a credibility rating of -5.
Fact: The fire board already purchased the land behind
K- Mart ( prior to asking the voters) to be used as a fire training center when Billy thought that alll firefighters were loved after 911. ( What comes first the chicken or the egg??????) ( Answer: Buy land and the public will certainly give us a traing center)
Fact: Using that land can smoke out K-Mart, the bowling alley,Precision Auto, Kum and Go, the bank, Village Inn, Big Mac's place, and if the wind is right, even the Public Safety Center and Cedar Mountain. ( Not much forethought there!!!!!)
Fact: Good job Dave, the truth will set you free!!! and the truth hurts. (Honestly!!!)
Just The smoking Facts
Fact: As a 19 year member of the fire board Mr. Wilson understands the arrogance and distain that some members of the Craig Rural Fire Department have toward the community they claim to SERVE!!!
Fact: The Craig Rural Fire Department has been on a 20 year spending spree complements of you the taxpayer. ( Fire Station expansion #1 , Fire Station Expansion #2 , Tele squrit Fire truck, (as only seen on European TV,) New truck, New Truck, New truck, Property to build a training center. Bought and paid for!!! (Why do we need college land? ) Are we missing anything!!! ( Yep New Surburban for the Chief, with FREE gas and insurance and license plates!!! and tires.)
Fact: Some Fire Department related posters on this site are perfect examples of THE ATTITUDE!!!!!!!
Fact: As Mr. Wilson also remembers, some Fire Chiefs and Present board members displayed a similar ATTITUDE toward a former Chief that was there for all the right reasons!!!! ( Didn't give him a break!!!) Give us a break!!!!
Fact: The local Tea Party can make a difference!!!
Fact: The Tea Pary can sponsor a ballot question that will reduce the fire distict mill levy to 1 mill!!!!
Fact: Coupled with the current surplus, the fire department can run for another 20 years on one mill!!!
Fact: After 20 years of service, the part - time fire fighter will collect another 20-30 years of pension.
Fact: 20 years of retirement benifits equates to over $80 per hour paid for the hours served on the Fire Department. ( Not bad for part time?? ) and that does not include the paid hours for calls.
( Which the fire fighters deserve)
Fact: Now we are at over $100.00 per hour!!!!!
Fact: The fire Department had to change the status of it's firefighters several years ago from being called "volunteer" to part -time, due to the pay!!!
Just The Story is still not working Facts, but is on going ,and going, and going.
Catch that Bunny!! ( Tis the season)
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