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Ice at Stagecoach Lake is thinning

Anglers cautioned: The ice close to the shore at Stagecoach Reservoir is very thin, it's a different story at Steamboat Lake.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Kong’ keeps going strong as reigning king of Hollywood

Besides the time period in which it’s set, “Kong: Skull Island” bears a great deal in common with movies like “Apocalypse Now.” But, though the quarry characters are after is about the same build as the man who played Walter Kurtz, he’s much less demanding, at least in terms of salary.

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Northwest Colorado ranchers, farmers celebrate Ag Week 'family style'

Dairies and wheat farms not as prevalent

Northwest Colorado ranchers, farmers celebrate Ag Week family style.

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Streaker steals Sweet Lucy Bourbon: On the record for March 21

7:54 p.m. At Stockmen’s Liquors, officers responded to a report of theft by the man who was caught streaking in February between Stockmen’s and City Market. In this incident, he was fully clothed when he stole a bottle of Sweet Lucy Bourbon. He was issued a trespass notice and a summons for theft.

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Moffat County girls golf roster fits to a tee

The Moffat County High School girls golf team has yet to compete in a tournament so far this season, but given the welcoming outdoor climate, their coach sees them as being way ahead of schedule compared to last year. Earlier access to the links at Yampa Valley Golf Course have been beneficial to Bulldog golfers as they harness their drives, correct their chipping and perfect their putting.

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Craig briefs: 18 Moffat County nonprofits benefit from public funds

From the homeless to developmentally disabled adults to local parents of all stripes, a wide swath of Moffat County residents have benefited from public funding via the Human Resources Council.

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Transcripts reveal plea offer for man charged with 41 felonies

Transcripts released this week show the District Attorney’s Office is offering the man charged with 41 felonies a deal that means he could spend 18.2 years in prison.

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Police suspect man charged with dealing drugs died from overdose

Police suspect the 37-year-old Steamboat Springs man charged in February with felony drug distribution died early Monday morning from a drug overdose.

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Couple arrested after fighting over meth pipe: On the record and jail report for March 13 to 21

10:03 p.m. On the 1500 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of two suspicious males walking around with black coats, one wearing a black clown mask and the other wearing a skull mask. Officers did not find them.

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18 nonprofits benefit from public funds via Human Resources Council

From the homeless to developmentally disabled adults to local parents of all stripes, a wide swath of Moffat County citizens have benefited from public funding via the Human Resources Council.

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Local community servant mourned by community members

A dedicated community servant and U.S. Army veteran, 70-year-old Craig local Jeff Harding will be missed dearly by the many Craig organizations he served. He passed away suddenly due to a heart attack March 14.

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$1.3M loss in revenue prompts Colorado Northwestern Community College to restructure

Anticipating steep declines in local and state revenues next year, Colorado Northwestern Community College will restructure to cut the budget without compromising student services. “The fact is we will be receiving approximate $1.3 million less for next year’s budget,” said CNCC President Granger in a news release.

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Broker of Kmart building in Craig working to fill space

Kmart in Craig closed its doors in December, and the broker of the property is actively looking to fill the vacant space.

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Barn savers take ownership of Luttrell Barn from Moffat County commissioners

Restoration efforts to proceed

The Save the Barn committee is now officially the proud owner of the historic Luttrell Barn after the Moffat County commissioners approved a bill of sale Tuesday, at a cost of $100 for the building. The committee aims to restore the barn for use as a cultural and community center.

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Elise Sullivan: New health act has flaws too

While the Affordable Care Act aka "Obamacare" has had problems with high premiums and high deductibles, I would propose we fix it, not repeal and replace it.

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Prather’s Pick: The latest book in the ‘killing’ series

I know that readers of Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing” series of books will be happy to learn that his newest book is out, and you can find it at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries.

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Efforts underway to build a community brand to better market Craig and Moffat County

Community pride and branding is third on a list of top priorities among individuals and groups trying to grow the local economy.

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Multiple reports of explosions: On the record for March 17, 18

1:35 p.m. At City Market, a 66-year-old woman was detained in the office for shoplifting. She was issued a summons theft of peaches, cat treats, ginger, four Kind bars, four Kind Plus bars, pudding and bacon, amounting to $27.25.

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March heat blows Elk River record out of water

Elk River flows over-heated

“It’s crazy how high the flows are for this time of year," hydrologist Ashley Nielson says of the Elk River.

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National Guard spends weekend blizzard rescue training in North Routt

Sunny weather didn’t deter a group of National Guard members from spending the weekend in North Routt, sharpening their blizzard rescue skills.

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