Thursday, February 28
State police officers are still amazed that a teen involved in a potentially deadly crash Sunday walked away without a scratch.
We were neither stuck nor lost. I made a gallant attempt at hiding from the media during that fateful snowmobile trip, yet somehow that local newspaper got a hold of not only the circumstances of my situation, but saw fit to print my name and job title.
After 20 years as an employee in the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder's Office, Elaine Sullivan is vying to move into the top spot.
The Memorial Hospital ambulatory service receives an average of 60 calls per month, but two department heads would like to see the service used more.
Toddler's telephone use sets trend for teen years
What is it about telephones that make them so addictive to kids, a habit that lasts well past childhood and into adolescence?
Kyle Hazelwood's 18-point scoring run in the fourth quarter was too late.
Longtime Craig educator says chances are 'excellent' of accepting permanent position
Interim superintendent Pete Bergmann has been offered the permanent position as Superintendent of the Moffat County School District.
This weekend, local law enforcement agencies will begin to put thousands of dollars toward combatting drunken driving.
A longtime county employee will seek public office this November.
My baby ate the cable bill
I let Katie play in my purse. It amuses her, therefore, it amuses me. There are drawbacks though. I've lost several pens to her secret hiding place (the good $2 pens that I'm so uptight I can't write without).
There was a little sibling rivalry sparked in senior Katie Telfer after the opening round of the district tournament Thursday night at Mesa State College.
People who want an old-fashioned hamburger, hot and fast chili or a cool frosty will soon be able to satisfy their cravings without a 47-mile drive down the Valley. The Wendy's Corporation is making plans to open a restaurant in Craig.
Board to consider events such as charity auction, trap shoot
Crime Stoppers is looking to raise money from the community for its reward system.
Tuesday, February 26
Craig is one step closer to hosting the 2003 Colorado VFW Convention after the City Council voted unanimously to approve the organization's application Tuesday at City Hall.
Audrey Danner was recently recognized for helping to get Northwest Colorado out of a black hole a black hole of telecommunication that is.
The second of the two defendants from a drug bust in which police killed three attack dogs has moved to be arraigned in state district court.
Senior Amber Sanchez remembers last year's district tournament well.
Being the bottom seed in the district tournament doesn't bother senior Mike Charchalis his team has everything to gain.
Students at East Elementary School will have a new principal next fall.
New program to provide salary, training
The Craig Police Department is looking to recruit from the local community and it's willing to pay for the required training.
Monday, February 25
Instead of having students take a timeout after a playground squabble, Ridgeview Elementary School students are learning how to resolve their own conflicts.
The Bulldogs finished off their regular season schedule with a 70-60 home court win against the Battle Mountain Huskies.
The Lady Bulldogs finished their season atop of the Western Slope Conference Friday after their game at Battle Mountain.
If Craig resident Charley Watkins gets what he wants, Craig may become the home for the 2003 VFW State Convention.
Despite a request from students and teachers, Moffat County High School students will take their final exams the week they return from Christmas break next year, the same as they did this year.
When the Wild Kats and Wild Kittens cheer squads returned home from their trip to their national tournament, something occurred to coach Dawn Rader.
Elam will serve at least one year in Shiloh Home
The second defendant to be sentenced in connection with an alleged plot to bomb the Moffat County High School and Courthouse was sentenced to the Shiloh Home Juvenile Facility on Monday.
Landfill employee presents petition to county officials opposing changes in operation schedule
The Moffat County Commissioners want more information before changing operations at the landfill.
Sunday, February 24
Freshman Heather Whiting went to the Epic pool in Ft. Collins to make a name for herself at the state meet.
DENVER - When three Moffat County wrestlers posed atop the No. 1 spot on the podium Saturday night at the Pepsi Center, it was a dream realized.
Craig residents are being warned against purchasing extended warranties for their vehicles through the mail.
Smokers throughout Colorado have been utilizing a new service in their attempts to quit smoking.
On Thursday, I experienced some of the federal government's newly augmented security measures that have been put in place since the Sept. 11 attacks.
DENVER The chatter around the Bulldogs wrestling camp is, of course, about the three state champions crowned on Saturday.
Moffat County repeats as Colorado Class 4A wrestling champions
DENVER The state tournament was an emotional time for coach Roman Gutierrez Saturday night at the Pepsi Center.
Moffat County High School teacher talks to students about the importance of making differences in other's lives
Everyone has a fire within, and they can't be afraid to grab a log and throw it on the fire once in awhile.
Thursday, February 21
Moffat County overcomes opening round nerves to lead state tournament after first day
Denver In the opening round of the state tournament, nerves are often the biggest problem wrestlers face.
Wednesday, February 20
The Moffat County Care Clinic is included in a recently released guidebook identifying programs across the state that cater to the medically underserved.
Tony Jacob given into custody of family; faces trial on March 15 in Moffat County for two charges
The third suspect in the plan to bomb the Moffat County High School and courthouse was released into the custody of his family Wednesday.
MCHS swim team member practices, lives in Steamboat Springs
Freshman Heather Whiting battles the polar ice three days a week.
Owens, local, state Republicans announce candidacy at biannual fund-raising dinner
Colorado Gov. Bill Owens completed a three day, 18-city tour by speaking at a Republican fund- raiser in Craig Wednesday night.
Tuesday, February 19
The Moffat County High School wrestling team won its second regional title Saturday in two years, and qualified thirteen wrestlers to the state tournament.
By the end of the first quarter, the Palisade Lady Bulldogs were outscored and frustrated.
Moffat County High School athletic director Jim Loughran chose a fitting venue to recognize more than 50 local businesses for their support of the high school athletic program.
13 members of jazz group will perform at Washington Square
A group of 13 Moffat County High School students will take the stage this week at what is currently the biggest show on earth the 2002 Olympics.
Automotive dealers in Northwest Colorado might have busy days ahead as a result of the recall of 1.6 million Jeep Grand Cherokees announced last week.
City Council's decision to keep plan upsets Moffat County Commissioners
The Steamboat Springs City Council will not be rescinding their resolution supporting wilderness as they had been asked to do by the Moffat County Commissioners.
A system that has worked to curb drug use in urban areas throughout the U.S., is now working to do the same thing at Colorado State University.
Ranchers will see an increase in public grazing fees this year, according to an announcement released last week by the Bureau of Land Management.
Teresa Knapp is looking for people in Northwest Colorado who want to make a difference in a young person's life.
Wrestlers boast a combined 322 wins, 207 pins this season
Everybody knows them, but nobody likes them.
Paula Parrish's article in Tuesday's Rocky Mountain News stated that, "About 20,000 pairs of eyes in the Salt Lake Ice Center, and millions around the world were watching the marks from the panel," the ice dance panel.
A Friday night dog fight turned into an easy win for Moffat County High School this weekend.
The resolution that expanded the Steamboat Springs City Council's Wilderness policy to include all types of public land management was unanimously approved Tuesday night.
Janie Dunkley's state qualification Saturday at the Western Slope Championships was a surprise to coach Ed Stehlin.
Senator discusses issues facing U.S. at Tuesday morning's town meeting in Craig
Thirty residents of Moffat County spent an hour with U.S. Senator Wayne Allard Tuesday morning.
Programs fill two-hour void between school and work hours
Many children are the most susceptible to substance abuse during the after-school hours before parents get home.
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources will soon receive more than $2.3 million from the federal government, which could benefit Northwest Colorado.
Republican Central Committee will host governor at Wednesday's Lincoln Day Dinner
Bill Owens announced Monday that he would seek a second term as Colorado's governor.
Beverly Johnson has been a Moffat County employee for 24 years, and is hoping to celebrate her 25th year by being re-elected as Moffat County Clerk and Recorder.
With a 14-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs were feeling safe.
The Lady Bulldogs closed out their second to last game of the season Saturday, beating the Delta Lady Panthers (3-12) 74-22.
County Commissioners will meet with state agencies, consultants at Tuesday's meeting
The Moffat County Commissioners will be hosting a roundtable discussion to address the problems facing the indoor arena at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
The only future for the indoor arena that officials could agree on Tuesday was to create more in-depth planning.
Thursday, February 14
Residents identify felon after spotting him on DOC website
Some suspicious Moffat County residents who did Internet research provided the necessary clues for the Moffat County Sheriff's Office to arrest a wanted fugitive.
Ann Stehlin has all her chips stacked - or cups, if you will.
On Wednesday, a legend slipped away from music lovers everywhere.
MCHS knowledge bowl team will head to state tournament in Alamosa
Four Moffat County High School students recently flexed some brain muscles, and brought home a championship from the regional Knowledge Bowl Tournament at Middle Park High School in Granby.
Terry Carwile will be seeking the Colorado District 57 House seat, the first elected position to a public office that he has campaigned for.
The deadline has arrived, and 12 people have applied for the position of Moffat County School District Superintendent.
Free dog drives family to poor house
I wanted a dog. One that would run and play and keep my feet warm on cold winter nights.
Tuesday, February 12
What the Salt Lake City Olympics, or any Olympics since 1988, has been missing is an eagle.
Commissioners approve Road and Bridge Department increase
Moffat County has increased the amount of coverage for equipment and tools used for Road and Bridge Department purposes.
MCHS graduate's artwork to remain on display through March at Mesa State College gallery
A 1998 Moffat County High School graduate with a flair for art is being featured at one of the Western Slopes largest galleries.
At next year's National Western Stock Show in Denver, 14-year-old Tony Webb will get the opportunity to show a calf and the opportunity will be hard-earned.
Focus will be the measure of success at regional tournament
The pressure is on. In 275-pound junior Cliff Stehle's mind, the pressure is not to be left out of the state tournament.
Difference between life and death in the elements may be a few pounds of gear
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS Possibly the most important factor in Monday's snowmobile incident was that everyone involved was experienced in the backcountry.
Councilors raise concerns about automatically accepting lowest bids
The Craig City Council is facing a spending issue that may affect how they make future purchases.
Meeker woman arrested, Sheriff's Office stations guard at courthouse
Deputies are on duty at the Moffat County Courthouse after a death threat was made against a Moffat County court Judge.
Monday, February 11
Deselms will assume role as college searches for full-time president
Dr. Harold Deselms, retired president of Trinidad State Junior College, was appointed interim-president of Colorado Northwestern Community College on Monday.
A total of 26 steers were shown by local young men and women last weekend at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
The sketch plans to create residential plots on private property within Dinosaur National Monument were accepted by the county on Monday.
Democracy cannot survive without people to bring life to the theory, the word. There is no such thing as a democracy of one, it takes a society to make it live, or die.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS What started out as a common snowmobile trip for a group of 10 locals on Sunday ended Monday with 21 experienced riders and a small child digging themselves out of a drainage filled with deep, dry snow. Routt County She
Moffat County is searching for a new way to streamline the operation of its landfill.
Thursday, February 7
God bless the YVEA
It was a pretty typical Thursday night with two exceptions. My two-year-old newphew, Isiac, spent the night. Though extremely loving and well-behaved, his exuberance made having three younguns feel like six to the two work-weary adults in charge. The other exception was the nearly 40 minute power outage.
They say the third time is the charm, for Palisade's Cody Davis it was.
Hundreds of Craig residents experienced a lengthy power outage last night.
An array of musicians will present barbershop quartet melodies Saturday night at Moffat County High School.
Moffat County Sheriff announces candidacy bid
Buddy Grinstead wants to come back for another four years.
I did something on Thursday that I've been avoiding for quite some time now.
Prosecutors will seek 15 to 20 year sentence for Maybell man who killed 8 Wyoming athletes
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Clinton Haskins, a University of Wyoming student accused of causing a drunken driving collision that killed eight fellow student-athletes, changed his plea to guilty Thursday on eight counts of aggravated vehicular homicide.
Monday, February 4
Advance payment checks returned more than $94 million to taxpayers in 2000
The good news is that people will be paying fewer taxes for the 2001 tax season. The bad news is that the reduction was so fast and unexpected that taxpayers are confused as to what it means now that they are ready to file their returns.
It's not often that the residents of Moffat County have the opportunity to watch elements of dance and music come together in the form of Yugoslavian folk dancing.
Experts believe low-moisture levels could affect southwestern United States
The snowpack levels for the Yampa River basin were below average last winter.
Domestic violence program seeks people to assist with 24-hour crisis intervention line
Advocates-Crisis Support Services is looking for people who care.
Sunday, February 3
With 67 total penalty minutes between two games with the Gunnison Blades, it's easy to understand why it was a split weekend for the Craig Cougars.
When junior Laurel Mortensen rolled-up 11 points in the first quarter Friday night against the Battle Mountain Lady Huskies, the outcome was predictable.
It was a case of coming out flat, and getting tired early in coach Blaine Corlett's opinion.
Craig woman's report of child abuse, attacks on officers allegedly caused by mental breakdown
The Craig women who attacked three officers and attempted to escape from jail is blaming a severe mental breakdown for her actions.
Man caught after wrecking vehicle
A Wyoming man was arrested north of Craig Friday morning after stealing a vehicle, wrecking it, then running from the police.
For Moffat County High School teacher Craig Conrad, carrying the Olympic torch Saturday was an unforgettable experience.
Two Moffat County High School teachers had the opportunity to carry the Olympic torch Saturday on its 59th day of cross country travel.
Coach Roman Gutierrez had no worries about Saturday's Bear hunt.