Editor’s note: This column was sent to Craig Mayor Terry Carwile from Craig Marshall Smith in Douglas County. Carwile gave it to Daily Press Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley for publication. Both Carwile and Leavitt Riley found it amusing and interesting to see what outsiders think of Craig.
We would like to thank Melanie Franklin along with her two capable assistants, Samantha and Amanda Franklin, for their dental presentation at our preschool.
The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7 to 7:50 a.m. today at the Memorial Hospital. The discussion will surround the budgetary concerns at Moffat County School District as well as its per pupil head count.
The Routt County Sheriff's Office is releasing very little information related to the investigation of a missing Routt County man.
Craig Police Department summary of calls for service
We debate in class often and many students are convinced that guns kill people and if we would just do something to regulate or ban firearms, we would be a much safer country! Let’s face it, guns are dangerous and lethal. So, I’m jumping on the “ban wagon” too and while we’re at it, we can take care of a few other “bans” as well:
Safari Club International’s Yampa Valley Chapter recently received some significant awards. The Northwest Colorado branch of the hunting and wildlife conservation group was recognized as 2014 Chapter of the Year at Safari Club’s annual convention in February in Las Vegas.
At the Tuesday morning Moffat County Commissioner meeting, Shadow Mountain and an update from District Attorney for the 14th Judicial District Brett Barkey took center stage.
All seniors are welcome to Coffee & Conversation from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays at the Bell Tower at 50 College Drive, in Room 200. The event is hosted by the Senior Social Center, which is a place where senior citizens gather for good conversation and companionship.
Smile, you’re on Craig Police Department’s candid camera.
Business news for Craig and Moffat County.
The millennials are here. They are voting for the most part. They are making decisions regarding government and this has me wondering how the future looks for our government.
I'm moving to Hayden
February seemed shorter to me this year maybe because I have been on the go more than usual. Whatever the reason the month is gone and it appears that March is going to come “in like a lion” blown in by the cold winds, so hopefully it will go out like a lamb.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Boys get second wind to beat Roaring Fork, claim title
Both boys and girls Bulldogs varsity hoops teams reigned supreme at the 3A Western Slope League district tournament at Central High School in Grand Junction, each taking the title and in the process defeating the only teams in the WSL to hand either of them a loss this season, a 56-39 win for the girls over Olathe and 57-45 for the boys against Roaring Fork.
Throughout the month of March, the Memorial Hospital will offer five comprehensive health screens for men for $100. Launched last year, the initiative seeks to promote good health and early detection for common conditions among men.
Northwest Colorado recently lost another of its residents to suicide, and mental health providers and community leaders are asking why and what can be done.
Coaches discuss player strengths, favorite memories, playoff hopes
As the Moffat County High School varsity basketball teams move on to the final level of the district tournament Saturday and the regional portions of the playoffs after that, the Craig Daily Press spoke with coaches Eric Hamilton and Sam McLeod about what each of their players brings to the game.