Saturday, June 30
Moffat County Board of County Commissioners update for June 30, 2007.
Walkers and runners, cancer survivors, community leaders, team captains and hard workers are all needed to make the American Cancer Society Relay for Life a reality in Craig.
Practice what you preach. That's the message behind a new The Memorial Hospital initiative to have a tobacco-free campus, which begins Sunday.
Smoking ban reaches first anniversary Sunday
Local bars and restaurants will turn one year old as smoke-free businesses Sunday.
Police blotter for June 30, 2007.
A quick look at health studies provide a snapshot into a growing (and growing) problem: more than 50 percent of Americans are overweight.
Pi Kappa Phi fraternity brothers from across the country bike to create awareness about people with disabilities, a task dubbed a Journey of Hope.
Sasha O'tero, of Craig, was one of 59 students awarded a scholarship from Pinnacol Foundation, which awarded $180,000 to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in work-related accidents. The average scholarship was for $3,000.
Photos donated to the Museum of Northwest Colorado by Chuck Stoddard recently brought to light the story of a local inventor and businessman.
What do you get when you combine six friends, four wheels and a lot of adrenaline?
Datebook for June 30, 2007.
I am the director of Advocates - Crisis Support Services, a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes and traumatic incidents in Moffat County.
District preparing to decide on bond issue question
The Moffat County School District is targeting an August date to finalize details surrounding a proposed tax initiative that, if voter approved, would fund new school construction and renovations.
Life experience from rodeo competition proves invaluable for family
Moffat County children are given an extraordinary opportunity to learn responsibility and sportsmanship at an early age by riding in the Little Britches Rodeos.
Two key public institutions in Moffat County - The Memorial Hospital and Colorado Northwestern Community College - have taken leaps forward in recent weeks with plans to develop new facilities.
Friday, June 29
VNA names TMH controller Cole White its new community care director
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has named a familiar local official as the new overseer of the organization's 30-odd community health care programs.
Touch of spice
On Sunday morning, I was patting myself on the back for hosting such a successful camping trip.
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We would just like to thank the Craig Daily Press and members of the community for their overwhelming support of us at the National Forensic League's national tournament.
For Frank Hanel, movies go beyond the big screen
When Frank and Tammie Hanel began looking for a radio station to purchase in the late 1980s, they decided their new town had to meet certain requirements.
Police Blotter for June 29, 2007.
Craig teen earns Best Defensive Back medal at Broncos camp
Maury Mirante had never played defensive back until last week. That didn't stop him from earning a Best Defensive Back medal at the Travis Henry Football Camp.
Craig Sea Sharks improve on record times
The Craig Sea Sharks posted more personal best times in preparation for their only home meet of the summer next weekend.
Q: My son answered an ad in Craigs list for a '96 Chevy Lumina. We agreed on the price of the car - $1,600.
Datebook for June 29, 2007.
Over a Cup of Coffee
One night this past weekend, we had grilled Italian sausage for supper, and I fixed a new potato casserole to go with it.
Ritter panel to discuss Northwest Colorado needs
With state revenue streams drying up and demand, construction and maintenance costs escalating, providing adequate transportation for Colorado is quickly becoming an "unsustainable situation," said Evan Dreyer, a spokesman for Gov. Bill Ritter.
Here in Colorado, lightning is the number one life threatening weather hazard. The state ranks 11th for lightning deaths in the United States.
On Saturday, June 23, I completed the Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour and, upon reflection of the places we visited, Craig was by far the best.
The Colorado Health Foundation to hold informational session.
Thursday, June 28
There will be nonstop flights to Yampa Valley Regional Airport this ski season from more locations than ever before. The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. has negotiated flights with five airlines with service from 10 major airports, including a brand new 183-passenger flight from New York's JFK Airport on Saturdays.
TMH trustees follow recommendations, award $2.7 million contract
As expected, The Memorial Hospital board of trustees accepted Wednesday night a bid for phase one infrastructure work at its new hospital site from J2 Development/Twin Peaks Utilities.
Craig native, 84, keeps in touch with golfing roots
The name Jim Shepherd goes hand in hand with golf in the Yampa Valley.
Police investigating disappearance of 36-year-old woman
The Craig Police Department is asking for the public's help in learning the whereabouts of a 36-year-old local resident who has been missing since early this month.
The American Red Cross is warning military spouses about a new identity theft
Joseph Matthew Padon, a senior from Craig, was among the 825 students named to the Gonzaga University President's List for the spring semester. Students must earn a 3.7 or better grade point average to be listed.
Moffat County Libraries Director Donna Watkins knows the importance of hiring an assistant director, as the candidate likely will replace Watkins when she retires from the position in about two years.
On behalf of the Humane Society of Moffat County, I would like to thank the Daily Press for the article in last Saturday's edition featuring information about our 2008 Pet Mates Calendar. Unfortunately, I submitted the wrong telephone number for the Humane Society voice mail system.
I have lived here in Craig for more than a year now, and have been encouraged by friends and family to buy locally. I have done so when remodeling my home and purchasing major appliances.
Third- to 12th-grade boys and girls who have signed up for the Mid America Youth Basketball camp have a 5-game guarantee July 27 to 29 in Colorado Springs. The deadline for entering is July 6.
Some fraternity members are stereotyped as drunken college kids living a carefree life of excess. That's not the brothers of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
The Moffat County Humane Society would like to offer a special thanks to the following individuals for their support during the last couple months:
The Ask-A-Lawyer Legal Advice Clinic scheduled for July 3 at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Library has been cancelled.
The Moffat County Department of Social Services received state authorization Tuesday to implement a new corrective action plan.
Police blotter for June 28
Wednesday, June 27
Gymstar gymnasts place sixth out of 12 at championships
In 2004, the Gymstar Fun N Fit squad qualified five gymnasts for the state tournament.
Hot air balloon pilot Ian Cox never thought the man would jump.
Cause of ignition from deadly explosion expected shortly from investigators
Randi Cruson hasn't returned to the remote site where two of her friends died Saturday night when an oil storage tank exploded in the Routt National Forest.
You only get one shot at celebrating a 100th birthday.
Changes to how the city handles water and gas billing were addressed by the Craig City Council Tuesday. City Ordnance No. 966 has been in effect since last month and was passed officially into city code last night.
Lazy, disrespectful and unaware of the world are some perceptions adults have toward today's youth.
I would like to thank all of our family and friends who helped make our golden anniversary so special.
I have lived here in Craig for more than a year now, and have been encouraged by friends and family to buy locally. I have done so when remodeling my home and purchasing major appliances.
Elizabeth Anne Kendrick, 18, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
The Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine is now available through the Colorado Vaccines for Children, or VFC, program for VFC eligible females 9 to 18 years of age.
8 a.m. The Craig Downtown Business Association meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The second Wednesday of each month is a Meet-and-Greet, hosted by a local business.
Each summer when I teach children's literature, my students and I enjoy exploring different types of children's books. Folktales are among our favorites. This week's picture book is an example.
Hazing suspects would face criminal charges
Four Hayden High School seniors reported to have hazed seven incoming freshmen will be given the option of a diversion program in lieu of a criminal trial, District Attorney Bonnie Roesink said Tuesday.
Hospital board to hear pitch for lowest bidder
Diversified Consulting Solutions, project manager for a proposed new The Memorial Hospital, will recommend the hospital board award a construction bid to J2 Development/Twin Peaks Utilities, a Lafayette company and the project's low bidder.
Moffat County officials are warning residents of firework danger
Some children will paint their names in the sky with firework sparklers next Wednesday.
Stage-four cancer patient makes most of hunting experience
Four months after being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Hansen traveled more than 2,000 miles with his son Zach for an unexpected trip.
Thirty saddles attract 195 riders to four-day Craig event
When one rodeo is not enough, adding three more, along with 30 saddles to give everybody a chance at a prize, should solve the problem.
The lease agreement Craig resident Jerry Thompson has with the county to grow wheat on county land was extended for one year to give Thompson a chance to harvest a crop from the field that sat fallow last year.
Tuesday, June 26
Craig resident presented prestigious award by Sen. Salazar
What does it take to meet Miss America Lauren Nelson and Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar?
Monday, June 25
Moffat County High School graduate makes her mark in Mesa State record books
After not "doing anything" athletically her freshman year at Mesa State, Ashlee Hafey joined the inaugural Mesa State College Mavericks track and field team spring of 2006.
Motion filed to disqualify DA's office
The attorney for accused former Dinosaur town marshal Russell "Wayne" Eller filed a motion Monday in 14th Judicial District Court seeking to disqualify the District Attorney's office from prosecuting the case and proposed the appointment of a special prosecutor.
Workers began arriving at the Bear Valley Inn of Craig in the early spring and never stopped coming.
Oil tank explosion kills two South Routt teens
A night of drinking in the woods turned deadly for two South Routt teenagers Saturday when an oil storage tank exploded in the Routt National Forest.
Sunday, June 24
A 30-year-old Craig man died Saturday morning in a vehicle accident, and investigators suspect alcohol was a contributing factor, the Colorado State Patrol reported.
Students trek cross-country in support of nonviolence
Two teenagers, traveling by foot across the country in opposition of global violence, arrived in Craig on Saturday afternoon, bringing with them a message of peace.
South Routt teenagers were jumping on oil tank
Two South Routt teenagers are dead after an oil storage tank they were jumping on in the Routt National Forest exploded, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office reported.
The Chamber Connection, a four-page Craig Chamber of Commerce newsletter, was scheduled for publication today. However, due to technical difficulties the pages will be delayed until the July 2 edition of the Craig Daily Press.
The Memorial Hospital benefit golf tournament saw 130 players participate Friday afternoon at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
Craig Steel, Wolf Mountain Pizza are winners at tournament
The Craig Parks and Recreation Department invitational softball tournament crowned two champions Friday evening at Loudy-Simpson Park.
Imagine receiving a phone call from an overly friendly stranger claiming you've won a $2 million prize which you may claim after sending a hefty processing fee.
High temps draw boaters to Elkhead
When the gates to Elkhead Reservoir opened at 7 a.m. Sunday morning, Sand Reed was there, ready and eager to catch some fish.
Cancer survivors are the reason behind Relay for Life
Bev Rubley refused to be a victim of cancer.
Friday, June 22
In some ways, it is clearly evident that growth is happening in Craig. Unemployment rates are down and sales taxes are up.
A call to the MCHS Class of 1977
Members of the Moffat County High School Class of 1977 committee are searching for old classmates. Below they are listed, last name first:
Most of western Moffat County considered to be high fire danger because of little moisture
Fire mitigation specialist for the Bureau of Land Management Lynn Barclay was happy to see the rain a couple of weeks ago because it was a sight she didn't see at all in June last year.
The indie film "Waitress" serves up a slice of pure delight.
Commissioner follows family tradition ranchers can depend on
When Kathy Bower was a student in a one-room schoolhouse in Browns Park, she appreciated the sandbar on Beaver Creek that provided a swimming hole for her and the other kids.
Today SHARE Craig Distribution Day takes place at St. Michael Catholic Church. Orders may be picked up at 1:30 p.m. in the church basement. Call 824-7939.
Humane Society organizing third annual pet calendar
Ann Irvin loves taking pictures of her dog, Jack Daniels.
The Classy Canine 4H Club would like to thank everyone that attended the Trails on Tails dog walk on June 2.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials detained at least five illegal immigrants this week in Routt and Moffat Counties.
Speech competitors: Nationals experience worth more than winning
They aren't national champions. But their weeklong trip certainly wasn't a wash.
MCHS girls produce co-MVPs, go 9-1 at Mesa State College Basketball Camp
About five months away from the start of the 2007-08 girls basketball season, the Moffat County High School Bulldogs put their skills to the test this week in Grand Junction.
Savery, Wyo. exhibits a wealth of Little Snake River treasures
With a population of 25 people, Savery, Wyo., might not appear to be a source of cultural heritage, but history can be deceiving, and the Little Snake River Museum holds a number of treasures for the visiting public.
The Moffat County Tourism Association is optimistic the first Ride the Rockies visit to Craig and Moffat County in 12 years will pay dividends down the line.
Preparing children for kindergarten with social skills, 'exposure to everyday life'
It's not just letters, numbers and shapes.
What's in a name? Well, each of us has our own name. It's what we are identified by.
Five people in Routt and Moffat counties detained
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials detained 38 "criminal aliens, fugitive aliens and other immigration status violators" from northern Colorado and western Wyoming during a three-day operation. Five people in Routt and Moffat counties were detained, officials said Friday.
Thursday, June 21
Melons, nectarines, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries -- all this and a lot more fruit can be found in grocery stores right now. There's lots of good cooking and eating. One way to use fruit is in making muffins.
Many outdoor, indoor activities available during the season of sunshine
Thursday marked the first official day of summer solstice -- the day of the year with the longest hours of daylight in the northern hemisphere.
Jason Rettman speeds off to success at Hayden Speedway
Watching NASCAR, a supportive boss and the movie "Talladega Nights" fueled Jason Rettman's interest in racing at Hayden Speedway.
One closing led to an opening for Karen Gibson.
Against my husband's advice I'm "speaking up" anyway. I mean there is only so much a wife and mother can take.
It's been my goal for the past two summers to get out and explore my backyard. By that I mean all the fascinating destinations in Moffat County's backcountry.
Ryan and Jessica Oliver, of Holyoke, announce the birth of their first child, Addison Marie Oliver, at 7:03 p.m. June 6 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke.
Funeral services for Stanley Victor Beckett will be held at 4 p.m, Sunday, at the First Christian Church.
Group offers help to cancer patients
The Cancer Education Support Group, sponsored by the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, hosts a meeting Wednesday for anyone with a cancer diagnosis. The meeting begins at noon. Friends and family are also encouraged to attend.
Poll shows uncertainty about whether tax will pass
Local voters may be asked in November to pay a sales tax of one cent for every $10 to support the Yampa Valley Housing Authority.
Summer is here, and with it the start-up of the backyard barbeque grilling season. Not only is grilling fun and a fast way to cook, but it has also long been considered "healthy" because it lets the fat drip away from the food.
Health project committee absorbs feedback on underage drinking
Bigger doesn't necessarily mean better.
Hospital board receives bids for new hospital site construction
Three companies have submitted bids -- ranging from about $2.7 million to $3.9 million -- to complete site work for a proposed new The Memorial Hospital in Craig.
Wednesday, June 20
TMH board to host special meeting
The Memorial Hospital board of trustees is scheduled to host a special board meeting at 5 p.m. today inside the Platinum Conference Room at the hospital, 785 Russell St.
Betty Earlene Tilford died June 13, 2007 at her home. Earlene Tilford was born Dec. 19, 1924 in Loveland to Roy and Allie Wolaver. She was the second of six children.
Judy Melson-Castleman and Antonio Vallejos exchanged wedding vows June 9 at the American Legion Hall in Hayden. Bill Soper, of Craig, friend of the groom, officiated the ceremony.
Finally finished! This was such an amazing time! I'm so tired and so excited and everything!
Well we are finally done with the national tournament.
Tanya Rinehart and Emily Norris, seniors-to-be at Moffat County High School, competed in poetry, an individual event, Wednesday at the National Forensic League national tournament in Wichita and Derby, Kan.
Tire-shredding machine being used to clean up pile of a million at county landfill
Like the creature tearing through Tokyo, the HogZilla rips through piles of tires with ease, turning mountains of cast off Goodyear tires and their ilk into mounds of shredded rubber.
Committees formed to refine operation
There were no varying opinions Wednesday when the Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Partnership board attempted to decide whether to continue on with the organization. To a member, the answer was overwhelming.
Police-offered Identity Theft Kits help prevent fraud
Do you carry your Social Security card in your wallet or purse?
"Ocean's Thirteen," the further continuation of 2001's "Ocean's Eleven," proves the number 13 is not always unlucky.
Ask A Cop is a forum where residents can ask Craig Police Detective Ken Johnson questions, and have them answered.
Steamboat attorney, Grand County judge recommended for post
Two women have been nominated by a commission to serve as a third judge in the 14th Judicial District.
Seth Young becomes new MCHS boys soccer coach
Seth Young, the new Moffat County High School boys soccer coach, is going to try and turn discipline and potential into wins.
It's hard to not get involved.
Drivers of big-rigs heading south of Craig on Ranney Street were surprised to find a mobile weigh-station blocking their path Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 19
Sharon Gay Mostenan, 77, died June 14, 2007, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Eric Hansen keeps speech students interested with personable approach
There are a number of reasons Eric Hansen's Speech and Debate Team describes him as a great coach. One tops the list.
Diversion program may replace criminal proceedings
Law enforcement officials are again investigating a hazing incident involving Hayden High School students.
Hey kiddos! It's Emily and we are heading back to our hotel after a long, hard day.
I am so happy that we made it to nationals!
From record-setting sales at an afternoon beer garden to "full force" support by local organizations, the Craig community responded enthusiastically to Monday's visit by the Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour, organizers said.
We bring our own experiences with us when we read a book so if there were a dozen readers and a well-written/ thought-provoking book, we might expect a dozen different ideas about it.
A 52-year-old Ride the Rockies bicyclist from Littleton sustained minor injuries Sunday afternoon after being struck by a car on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Sheep Wagon Days planning for improved events at ninth annual celebration at Wyman's Living History Museum
Planning for Sheep Wagon Days has a renewed vigor for this year's ninth annual celebration of the event.
Local runners are invited to join the USA Track and Field 10K Trail Championships June 30 at the Steamboat Ski Area.
MCHS alumnus looks to take boys basketball team back to postseason
Born and raised in Craig, Steve Maneotis has "always pulled for the home team."
Trade organization's annual convention mixes fun and business
Getting transformed into a cow in heat was not on the printed agenda for this year's Colorado Cattlemen's Association convention, but that's exactly what happened to cattle producer David Mendenhall on Tuesday.
Police: Neighbors saved victim from death
A Hayden woman was mauled by two dogs Sunday before being rescued by neighbors who pulled her over a fence and away from the animals.
Medical student assists doctor of Moffat County Family Clinic
Mary Shearer woke up at 7 a.m. to the sounds of beeping pagers, footsteps on the kitchen floor and fresh coffee brewing.
Moffat County is moving forward with a plan to ensure radio communications are updated for emergency responders.
Tents, bicycles and a couple of thousand tuckered-out riders transformed Moffat County High School's grounds into a carnival-like gathering Monday morning, with good will and welcome cheer greeting the visitors.
Agencies combat youth drinking
Several Northwest Colorado agencies are working together to create a campaign to prevent underage drinking in our community.
Brandon Murray, of Craig, received one of two Linweld Awards for the 2007 spring semester. The Linweld Award is presented to students who excelled in agriculture and career and technical programs at the end of the 2006-07 school year at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling.
Stanley Victor Beckett, of Craig, died Monday at The Memorial Hospital. A service is pending.
Michael Jack Mosbey, a Craig resident, passed away June 12 at University Hospital in Denver. He was 34 years old.
Monday, June 18
Emma Blair, of Little Snake River, Wyo., and Johnny McMillen, of Craig, married June 21, 1947, in Grand Junction.
Today was such a long day! We left our hotel at 7:30 this morning and got to Derby High School at about 8.
I am so outrageously tired! I can't believe what a long day it was today. We were at the school today from 8 to about 5:30 competing, and the worst thing was we were in heels the ENTIRE day.
Moffat County Jail No reports.
The family of Jaron Earl Green would like to thank those of you who sent prayers, cards, donations and flowers.
Tim Hafey takes over as Bulldogs coach
By trade, Tim Hafey designs buildings from the ground up.
Yampa Valley Golf Course hosts the seventh annual The Memorial Hospital Foundï¿½--ation Golf Tournament at 2 p.m. Friday. Openings are still available.
"Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" is a considerable improvement over its predecessor, but it still comes up a tad short in terms of deserving the adjective "fantastic."
Nearing dark on Thursday, the driver of a white pickup unlocked a gate accessing Elkhead Reservoir and drove to the water's edge.
Language, education discussed at immigrant integration meeting
Breaking down language barriers and educating the community on cultural differences were the goals set by residents Monday night at The Boys & Girls Club of Craig.
School is out for the summer.
Moffat County High School seniors-to-be Emily Norris and Tanya Rinehart began competing Monday in the National Forensic League's national tournament in Wichita and Derby, Kan.
5 to 8 a.m. A Ride the Rockies community breakfast will be served in the Moffat County High School cafeteria. Menu consists of French toast with bacon or sausage, coffee, orange juice, milk, muffins, yogurt and granola bars. The cost is $5.
The U.S. House of Representatives' Natural Resources Committee recently passed House Resolution 2337, or the "Energy Policy Reform and Revitalization Act of 2007," which contained provisions that would give the Interior Department more time to analyze oil shale development and tar sands resources.
Jaron Earl Green, 31, passed away June 1, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Craig.
Busy weekend for some, more than usual.
Mike and Jan Keen, of Craig, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole A. Keen, also of Craig, to Tyler L. Chamblin, of Manzanola, son of Bob and Diane Johnson, also of Manzanola.
Sunday, June 17
Ride the Rockies tour makes pit stop today
About 2,000 cyclists made the 9,426-foot descent down Rabbit Ears Pass throughout Sunday afternoon, eventually converging onto Steamboat Springs.
Brenda McKey competing in first Ride the Rockies
The year was 1989. A sea of tents filled Craig, as did thousands of smiling people, who were in town for Ride the Rockies.
Craig resident hits roads to actualize dream
This ride is a milestone for Jackie Schnellinger.
Dr. Dennis Kinder left Frisco early Sunday morning, at about 6 a.m., and pedaled his way into his hometown Steamboat Springs just after noon. That clocks in at a 15.2 miles per hour pace.
First time participant Pam Thompson dedicates Ride to late grandmother
She's doing it for grandma.
Most people go on vacation to relax.
Hayden Speedway entertains the crowd
The Street Stock Showdown may have had a dip in attendance due to a busy weekend schedule, but those in on hand Saturday saw plenty of action on a warm summer evening at the Hayden Speedway.
Many of the delightful moments that new parents treasure are denied to those nurturing an autistic child.
Hi! My name is Emily Norris and I'm going to be a senior next year.
VizAbilities offers information, support for people with vision and hearing loss
We want to publicly thank Rich Sadvar and Junior Herndon for your outstanding dedication in coaching the boys baseball program this year.
In April 2007, Moffat County signed a contract with Visual Lease Services to value all the oil and gas personal property (equipment) located in the County.
In reference to Baxter Black's syndicated column printed in the Daily Press on Saturday, June 9, 2007, the Humane Society of Moffat County is not in any way affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States or any other state, regional or national organization.
Tony Balleck wasn't sure he was ready to be a used car salesman. He doesn't quite fit the stereotype.
Hey kids! It's Tanya! Well Kansas is definitely an experience.
Today Ride the Rockies events include: • Community lunch: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Moffat County High School. The menu consists of hamburgers, hot dogs, fruit, corn and chips; bean and cheese burritos, beef burritos or vegetarian burritos. Cost is $5 to $6. Beverages a la carte, cost is $1 to $2.
City Council members represent municipal government in 'Ride'
An even 10. In what has become an annual rite of summer, Craig resident Terry Carwile set off from Frisco early Sunday morning and arrived in Steamboat Springs later that day, fresh off a 99-mile bicycle ride as part of the 22nd Ride the Rockies bicycle tour.
An estimated 3,000 to 5,000 people from Craig and the surrounding communities flocked to be a part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous on Saturday at Craig City Park.
Speech team competing at nationals a learning, growing opportunity
It's about the journey, not the destination.
Friday, June 15
Grandfather gains energy through grandson's eyes
Thanks to his 4-year-old grandson Brock, Kent Hartung gets to look at life through a new set of eyes.
Craig Animal Shelter running at capacity, needs to adopt out pets
Chinook is a personable, happy dog. He has a light tan coat and a splash of black on his snout. When you get up close to him or make a noise his pointy ears perk up.
Elizabeth Black has resigned as executive director of the Yampa Valley Housing Authority.
Alegra Yeager takes fast track to become new head coach of Bulldogs girls soccer
Alegra Yeager may be new to Craig, but the 23-year-old is no stranger to soccer.
Former chart-toppers Rare Earth plays free show today
Get ready 'cause here they come.
Dixon rancher takes pride in his gear
Wednesday was a busy day for Keith Duncan. Irrigating, doctoring an injured bull and branding tail-end calves was just part of the day for the Dixon, Wyo., cowboy. Then, he headed for the shop, where he makes saddles.
Earlene Tilford, of Craig, died Wednesday at her home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Craig Cemetery.
Waylon William Owens-Plantiko, 28, passed away June 1, 2007, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Craig.
Community Voices forum on June 18
Community Voices, a celebration and dialogue about bringing immigrants, newcomers and locals together, will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at the Steamboat Springs High School and at 6 p.m. Monday, June 18 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig.
A funeral service for Michael Mosbey, son of Patrick and Patricia Mosbey of Craig, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church.
Rapper Eminem gave the following analogy in his song, "Who knew," in regards to parents blaming outside influences -- such as his music or popular culture -- on how their children act.
Summer Reading Lab offers one-on-one teaching for students, cross-curriculum opportunities for teachers
Learning about Pythagoras turned into a toga party Tuesday as students enrolled in Moffat County School District's Summer Reading Lab got involved with their history lesson.
With gas prices near record levels and costly college tuition bills looming, teens are pounding the hot pavement to find employment.
Moments after 40 Maybell residents voted to put their fire department under control of Moffat County, Volunteer Fire Chief Dave O'Conor submitted his resignation, as did a number of other volunteer firefighters, during Wednesday's Maybell Volunteer Fire Department board of directors meeting.
Diverse opinions, input sought for Comunidad Integrada forum
Eighty people attended a recent Comunidad Integrada forum on immigrant integration in Steamboat Springs. The organization has its fingers crossed it'll draw that many at a similar forum in Craig scheduled for Monday.
Local church to host 'man-friendly' outdoors event indoors
Typical Father's Day activities include hunting and fishing.
Thursday, June 14
Yampa Valley Baptist Church 3900 E. Victory Way Dates: June 25 to 29 Time: 9 a.m. to noon Theme: Discover Creation. For more information: Call 824-5424
According to a Gallup poll, more than 50 percent of all adults agreed that "fathers today spend less time with their children than their fathers did with them."
Elder abuse occurring in Craig, group seeks community awareness
Elder abuse. A local group contends it's happening in Craig, and the community needs to be aware.
The Craig Chamber of Commerce board discussed sponsoring a customer service seminar this fall at its monthly meeting Thursday.
A Utah car accident involving Undersheriff David Bustos likely will spur a meeting between county officials regarding the Sheriff's Office policy on employees using county vehicles for personal use.
Loveland resident Faye Braaten has turned hobby into career
One look at Faye Braaten's nickname gives away her passion for her career as a powertool wielding artist.
Age: 31 Occupation: Paint mixer What should your business card say you do? Homemaker
Competitive driver Nate Hitz proves end result is more than victory lane
Being a racecar driver at the Hayden Speedway is not a primary source of income.
A 37-year-old Lakewood man was sentenced to one year in jail Thursday after pleading guilty to careless driving that resulted in the death of Craig resident Michael Bailey in February 2006.
New DA wastes no time getting into court
Close to two decades passed since Brett Barkey practiced law in a Colorado courtroom.
6:15 p.m. A bingo night at Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 will be held at 43 W. Victory Way. There will be two progressive jackpots and snack bar open. Call 824-3557.
Billiejo and Bud Harper, of Craig, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Schwingdorf, of Craig, to Kyle Fenhaus, of Corona, S.D.
Dolores Irene Decker passed away June 13, 2007, at Community Hospital in Grand Junction. She was 75 years old.
Graveside services for Sadie Borroel will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Oak Creek Cemetery.
Committee to focus on underage drinking, ask parents to get involved
With parents commuting to work daily and dinner being kept warm in the microwave, Grand Futures director Chad Kiniston believes teenagers are filling their days with unhealthy activities.
I've been putting a lot of thought lately into the power of positive thinking.
Wednesday, June 13
Sadie Borroel, of Oak Creek, died Wednesday at her home.
Relay for Life organizers seek higher luminary sales
Two thousand white lunch sacks lit with candles will align Moffat County High School's track later this summer during the annual Relay for Life event.
Area braces for Ride the Rockies influx Monday
Expect the unexpected. That's the advice Craig resident and City Councilman Terry Carwile has for businesses preparing for Monday's influx of people associated with the Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour.
Twenty years ago, the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office employed three district investigators. Gradually, that number was reduced to one investigator to cover the tri-county district.
Some Craig City Council members were surprised to learn the city contains many fire hydrants that are privately owned, some of which have questionable firefighting capabilities.
Today 4 p.m. The Craig Poetry Group meets at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. Call 824-3990 for information.
Gloria Rodriguez and Adriel Allen, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Evanie Ocean Allen, at 7:08 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Jennifer and Steven Clark, of Baggs, Wyo., announce the birth of their son, Clayton Ray Clark, at 8:45 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Cherie Ann Duncan and Dwayne Duncan, of Hayden, announce the birth of their daughter, Kenadi Ann Duncan, at 11:56 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Anessa Kopsa and Kent Kopsa, of Craig, announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Jade Kopsa, at 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital.
Michael Mosbey, son of Patrick and Patricia Mosbey of Craig, died Tuesday in Denver.
Tree selection kicks off annual Whittle the Wood competition Wednesday
Robert Waits is a veteran Whittle the Wood Rendezvous carver with six years of experience at the annual Craig event.
Disabled veterans may be eligible for property tax exemptions. This benefit from the Referendum E vote last November ends this coming month.
Tuesday, June 12
Eleven gymnasts from Gymstar Fun N Fit Gymnastics recently qualified to represent Craig on June 23 and 24 at the state championships in Castle Rock.
Male athlete of year award caps accomplished high school career
Andrew Drake was a freshman when he learned of the Dude Dent Award, an honor given to Moffat County High School's outstanding male athlete. It was at that moment he made a goal to win it.
Comunidad Integrada looks to unite during event in Steamboat
Steamboat Springs High School will be filled with the sounds of traditional Mexican folk music tonight as immigrants, newcomers and locals are invited to attend a "community voices" celebration.
"Get a Clue at Your Library" -- it's the theme of Moffat County Library's summer reading program.
Mother-in-law returns from watching former Steamboat resident enter space
The emotions of seeing her son-in-law launch into space haven't worn off on Chris Young.
The beautification project on the corner of Fourth and Ranney streets was meant to accomplish two goals.
William (Bill) R. Nash was born Sept. 27,1941, in Colorado Springs, to John and Mary (Casteel) Nash. He was raised and attended school in Colorado Springs.
Waylon William Owens-Plantiko, 28, passed away Jun. 1, 2007, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Craig.
Geocachers host event
Local geocachers, a growing sport that entails locating hidden items using Global Positioning System, have planned a family event for July 14 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds picnic shelter.
Emergency response crew based in Little Snake River has not applied for annual certification
The Little Snake River ambulance that responds to accidents in the northern part of Moffat County is in danger of losing its Colorado certification.
Rendezvous offers food, entertainment
Grab yourself a Hog on a Log and a piece of turf and settle in for some quality music and food Saturday during the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous.
Craig police officers said they were uncertain as to why a vehicle with three local men drove off a cliff earlier this month, killing all the passengers inside.
Museum of Northwest Colorado offering new book on Old West tales
A single lane dirt road greets readers as they begin a journey through Northwest Colorado's rich history.
Monday, June 11
When next you visit the movie house, catch a wave and hang six with the penguins from "Surf's Up."
Brad Grinstead, a 2007 Moffat County High School graduate, received the Academic Scholarship and Odyssey Honors and Distinction Award for service to the world at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark.
Sports honoree shares valedictorian crown
For an 18-year-old preparing for college, Katie Knez has compiled an accomplished resume.
Service to be discussed by Airport Commission
A Utah company plans to bring air ambulance service to Steamboat Springs in early winter, two years after local service was discontinued in the wake of a crash that killed three people.
Domestic violence audit earns Craig department rave review
The Craig Police Department recently earned praise -- and a prestigious state award -- for conducting the first audit of domestic violence safety and accountability in Colorado.
We would like to thank everyone that helped with the care and arrangements for Helmer Zschach.
I think this child (David R. "Willie" Lewis) really got to Joshua (Roberts, Daily Press writer, in regards to the May 26 Daily Press article "Broken on the Inside"). This is some of the best writing I've seen him do. I know I was crying by the time I finished reading Willie's story.
Neisha and Levi Balleck announce the birth of a son, Ryan Joseph Balleck, on April 28, 2007.
Helmer Ernest Zschach passed away May 31, 2007.
Anna Lisa Herring, of Craig, has been selected to the Dean's List of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado at Boulder.
I got my knife ready, bar of soap and began to whittle an elephant -- or a bear, oops, a pig -- well, I can always use the shavings for something right?
Workshop to address water issues
The public is invited to a water issues workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs.
CSU Extension Office to host disease and insect workshop
A 20-year-old tree is estimated to be worth about $5,000. Healthy trees improve property values.
Attorneys arguing the case against a former Moffat County School District bookkeeper met for the last time Monday morning before going to jury trial in August.
Eighth annual competition brings carvers to town
Woodcarvers with a chainsaw and an artist's eye have descended on City Park for eight years to enter an annual competition that leaves the air smelling of two-cycle oil and the ground littered with sawdust and wood chips.
Airport searching for Copeland's replacement
The summer air program at Yampa Valley Regional Airport started Friday, with daily Delta flights to Salt Lake City added to United Express service to Denver.
Sunday, June 10
Those interested in learning the sport of golf are invited to learn from the pros Wednesday at Yampa Valley Golf Course.
Triple Crown sets stage for softball's Mountain Magic tournament
More than 100 fast pitch softball teams invaded the Yampa Valley this weekend as part of the Triple Crown Mountain Magic tournament.
Memorial services for Beatrice (Bea) Morrison will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 18 at the First Christian Church.
Cancer strikes people of all ages, but you are more likely to get cancer as you get older, even if no one in your family has had it. The good news is that cancer death rates are going down. No matter what your age, the chances of surviving cancer are better today than ever before.
Today 5:15 p.m. The Humane Society of Moffat County's monthly meeting will be at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave. The public in invited to attend. Call 870-7500 for more information.
After four years with Imagemakers Salon, Gretel Gibson was ready to make her move.
Autopsy report lists head and internal injuries as cause of death
Three Craig men who died Friday, June 1 in a single-vehicle auto accident near the Sandrocks cliff suffered fatal head and internal injuries, according to results from an autopsy report.
Cancer Support Group hosts Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise funds for childhood foundation
Lemonade for change. The Craig Cancer Support Group is offering free glasses of lemonade in exchange for donations to childhood cancer research during a festival this weekend.
Friday, June 8
Brooke Lee was in a unique situation May 17 at the Wyoming high school state championship track and field meet in Casper.
The parents of Italy Eames and Brett Sheehan announce the forthcoming wedding of their children.
Charles Benjamin Howe, Jr., was born Aug. 23, 1920, near Fort Morgan to Charles B. and Sarah (Preeo) Howe, Sr. He was raised near New Raymer until his family moved to Yampa when he was 16 years old.
Forrest Frentress passed away May 23, 2007, after a long winter with a serious stomach operation, and a subsequent battle with pancreatic cancer.
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund honors Americans in the armed forces who have died or been injured by providing college scholarships to their children.
CIS principal accepts K-5 administrative opportunity in Montrose
Don Davidson is moving on.
Despite having an extremely frank and crude title, "Knocked Up" is a surprisingly sweet, good-natured comedy.
Little or no room for Dinosaur visitors
Tourists passing through Dinosaur have a problem.
A tanker-truck overturned about early Thursday morning north of Craig, spilling about 100 gallons of liquid asphalt onto the side of Colorado Highway 13, Craig Fire/Rescue reported.
For the first time, the alumni of the old Hayden Union High School and Hayden High School will hold a reunion together for all classes up to 1979.
Quirky trailer-totting caravan club passes through Steamboat
Don't let their numbered names fool you.
Moffat County School Disï¿½--trict officials discussed possible upgrades to district facilities during a collaborative design session Friday.
Rancher uses benefits of irrigation ditches
Nobody wanted to be a rancher more than Ron Lawton.
When Thanksgiving Day grows near, each year, like most holidays, to me, it is a time of remembrance.
In the next 10 days, two major events will happen in Craig; one is an area tradition, the other event rarely makes it way to town but could have long-standing impacts.
Sandrock victims laid to rest
A week ago yesterday, three Craig men fell to their deaths after their Jeep Cherokee plummeted an estimated 125 feet off the Sandrocks cliff, near Green Street.
Cartoon Network, actor donate to sick Craig boy
The package's origin: the Cartoon Network's Los Angeles office. The contents: enough toys, notebooks, DVDs and other goodies to rival Christmas and birthdays combined.
Today 9 a.m. The District Divas bake sale will be held at Kmart. Proceeds go to Relay For Life. Call 824-8421 for more information.
Thursday, June 7
The Moffat County School District Board of Education heard no public comment at its budget hearing Thursday evening.
It's raining a little as I write this column, and the tomato, pepper, and other bedding plants are watching from indoors. If it freezes, my being behind with spring work may actually pay off a little bit.
CNCC invites athletes to try out for teams
This is a belated welcome from me, Drew Turner, the Craig Daily Press' sports reporter. I have been a Craig resident and the sports reporter here for four months.
Girly Gourd Gang makes unique creation from dried fruit
When Terry Doherty gathered a group of friends and introduced them to gourds, some weren't sure about what to do with them.
If gas prices are discouraging you from heading out of town for weekend outings, have fun spending more time just hanging out in the backyard with your kids.
As winter was winding down, Craig resident Roy Karo read an article on a sport gaining popularity around the globe.
Drinks after work.
We, the members and leaders of Celebrate Recovery, would like to say thanks to some people whose time, help and generosity gave us a wonderful opportunity to raise funds for a great local group.
Travis James Butts, a 2001 Moffat County High School graduate, earned his bachelor's degree in Business Management and a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Metropolitan State College in Denver on May 13.
Kim and Cole White, of Craig, announce the birth of a daughter, Allyson Marie White, at 1:49 p.m. June 5, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig.
Megan Fahrenkrug, formerly of Craig and Hayden, was killed June 6, 2007, in a car accident. Services for Megan are still pending but will be either Friday evening or Saturday at Rogers Funeral Home, 205 State Ave. Alamosa, which can be reached at 719-589-4271.
Glenn L. Tabb, a Hayden resident for more than 60 years, passed away May 2, 2007, at the Family Health West in Fruita. He was 93.
Friday, June 8
Grant money to fund Care Clinic
The Moffat County Care Clinic, which specializes in treating low-income and uninsured patients, received a financial shot in the arm Thursday courtesy of a large grant from The Colorado Health Foundation.
Moffat County School Disï¿½--trict and Neenan Archistruction officials developed a plan for a possible new 85,500-square foot middle school Thursday with input from community members.
Wednesday, June 6
First, it is important to find a dentist with whom you feel comfortable. Once you've found a dentist you like, your next step is to schedule a check-up -- before any problems arise.
Emily Mortensen to represent U.S. at Pan American Games
Emily Mortensen is going to travel nearly 6,000 miles to run 26.2 miles.
Take a walk around Frank Welsh's property 10 miles south of Hayden and it won't take long to see the scale of the caterpillar infestation there.
The Vietnam Moving Wall will arrive Aug. 8 and be on display until Aug. 13.
The Jewel puts up for sale sign, prefers buyer to continue business
There's a new house on the market in Craig.
District seeks input at sessions today, Friday
Moffat County's schools need to be safe, welcoming and economically efficient.
A welding company is looking for a place to set up shop. The Craig/Moffat County Economic Developï¿½--ment Partï¿½--nership calls the company and tells company officials, hey, we have great land and great people.
There are no words sufficient to describe the pain of losing our beloved family member last Friday morning.
Diana Duarte and Rosario Quintana, of Craig, announce the birth of a son, Adrian Ulises Duarte, at 9:15 p.m. June 1, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig.
Dianne Cosgriff Carr, 66, passed away June 2, 2007, at her home in Arvada.
Vernon J. Berg, of Bay City, Mich., our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2007.
Hospice Celebration on June 18
Tuesday, June 5
Thursday, June 7
No set plans, but getting closer and moving forward.
Older adults in Northwest Colorado interested in senior Pilates, yoga or even a workout boot camp may soon have greater access to such programs.
Competition sharpens skills and teamwork
Bridger Coal Company rescue team trainer Steve Gravley met his crew as they exited the simulated mineshaft.
Tuesday, June 5
Two Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab CNAs receive honors
They do what they do because they care.
Real estate transactions for April
In response to the letter to the editor from Sally Smith, Craig Beautification Committee member, and her complimentary remarks regarding the flowerbed at the Moffat County Library, the community should be aware that several generous donors have assisted the library with the creation of this beautiful garden.
Commitment. That's what Craig City Council, Moffat County Commissioners and members of the business community need to give the Craig/Moffat County Economic Deï¿½--ï¿½--velopment Partï¿½--nership board members in order for the agency to succeed, about 30 representatives from those groups decided Tuesday night.
Frankie Little and Scott Cruson, of Oak Creek, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Dominic Cruson at 4:36 p.m. May 30, 2007, at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Tamra and Mark Byrnes, of Craig, announce the birth of a son, Shanley Brynes, at 4:25 p.m. May 29, 2007, at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Sandra J. Noe, a long-time Craig resident, died May 31, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital.
A memorial service for David Johnston will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grant Mortuary. Interment of cremains will follow in the Craig Cemetery.
A memorial service for Jaron Green is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church. Memorial donations may be made to an education fund for Jaron's children in care of Grant Mortuary.
Wednesday, June 6
Effort begins to recall DA
Over the weekend, my sister Darlene Blackford, who lives at Rocky Ford, surprised me with a gift of Susan Branch's newest book. "Autumn" is her 12th "From the Heart of the Home" book.
Park-and-ride bus terminal moves another step closer
The process of turning over the old county shop to the Steamboat Springs Transit Authority for a future park-and-ride bus terminal moved another step closer Tuesday when the Moffat County Commissioners approved the clean up of contaminated soil at the site.
Removal cause behind Lund sentencing delay
The on-going saga in the case involving the convicted driver of a February 2006 fatality accident took another turn earlier this month when presiding Judge James H. Garrecht stepped down from the case.
Program teaches women with cancer hair, skin techniques to cope with disease
Shortly after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in mid-May, Debbie Yeager said goodbye to her hair.
Not to be confused with a Frisbee disc, the sport of disc golf has increased in popularity since its inception in the early 1970s.
MCHS scholar athlete awards announced
Monday, June 4
Efforts by the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office to sentence a convicted drug dealer to prison were rebuffed Thursday when the defendant was ordered to intensive supervised probation.
A sentencing hearing for the driver at fault in a February 2006 traffic accident that claimed the life of a Craig man has again been continued, a Routt County clerk said Monday.
Two private attorneys, a part-time Grand County judge and the assistant district attorney have applied for the 14th Judicial District's new judge seat.
Current intergovernmental agreement with county will end June 2008
Hayden officials hope to gain more control over the continually increasing rate of new construction in town.
Overall, data indicates that chronic gum disease may contribute to the development of heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death in both men and women.
Moffat County High School rodeo team has two weeks to rest before state competition
The Moffat County High School rodeo team brought bumps, bruises and an all-around award home from the weekend's competition in La Junta.
One of the biggest hazards faced by underground miners is the threat of fire, where the walls of the mine are made of a flammable vein of coal and the fire competes for the same air the miners need to survive.
East, Ridgeview and Sunset elementary schools presented students with perfect attendance and president's awards at their end-of-year ceremonies recently.
Hopefully everyone has experienced the positives of working with a great team. And, I'm sure most people have also had bad team experiences full of dissension, blame and resentment.
A couple of years ago, I wrote a letter on sportsmanship and at this time I find it fitting for two purposes. One, in support of Rich Sadvar and two, reiterate the importance of sportsmanship.
10 a.m. to noon. The "Look Good ... Feel Better" program will be held at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 745 Russell St. It is a free program that teaches women with cancer beauty techniques to help deal with the appearance-related side effect of cancer treatment. Call 824-8421 or 276-4909.
Hayden officials still don't know what caused a water plant alarm system to malfunction last week and whether that system needs to be replaced.
Public comment welcome during hiring process
Two private attorneys, a part-time Grand County judge and the assistant district attorney have applied for the 14th Judicial District's new judge seat.
Sunday, June 3
Craig youth turn out in mass for Huck Finn Fun Day
Eight-year-old Silas Canto's bare toes dangled off the side of the dock, feet slightly kicking.
The 26th annual Steamboat Springs marathon, half marathon and 10K run and walk greeted athletes from all over the nation and Australia under sunny skies Sunday morning.
Sport Stock Shootout provides two wrecks at Hayden Speedway
Saturday night's Sport Stock Shootout at the Hayden Speedway saw flips, turns, wrecks and flying mud in front of an enthusiastic audience.
Spring has opened its doors to summer, and Yampa Valley gardeners are ready. Bright blooms sit on doorsteps ready to plant, freshly tilled patches of soil wait for seeds and the earthy scent of mulch wafts through neighborhoods.
Dorman Dale Silver was born April 25, 1918, in Big Cabin, Okla., to Henry W. and Chloe (Dorman) Silver. The family moved to Northwest Colorado when Dorman was young and lived in various places around Craig. Dorman attended Craig schools and graduated from Moffat County High School.
After eight and a half years in Centennial Mall, Sundrop Custom Framing has opened a new shop downtown.
Questionnaire seeks input on quality of life
Frank Jenkins has a thing or two he would like the government to take care of for him and the other seniors residing at Sunset Meadows II.
Alternative lifestyle group seeks acceptance, to debunk stereotypes
On the surface, nothing about a Saturday afternoon gathering at the Loudy-Simpson Park east shelter appeared out of the ordinary.
Friday, June 1
The Hayden Speedway's third race in a 10-race series is slated for 6:30 tonight with a Sport Stock Shutout, sponsored by MJK Sales and Feed.
Soccer a family affair for Quezadas as they help manage, coach Yampa Valley league
Some people enjoy playing a sport; some are content to merely watch, while others can't seem to get it out of their blood.
County tagged with health shortage designation
Moffat County has been given a new designation that could help remedy shortcomings in area health care delivery to low-income and uninsured residents, according to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.
The Collom name was well known in Moffat County at the turn of the 20th century, thanks to Arthur Collom, a prosperous pioneer living in Axial basin, and Charles Collom, a Craig businessman who partnered with Lewis Breeze to open a mercantile business.
Volunteer group leaders are backbone of 4-H
Developing life skills through hands-on training is the 4-H program's purpose, and volunteer leaders are the backbone of the organization.
A funeral service for Helmer Zschach will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church. Interment will be private.
Mark L. Williams Jr. died May 20 at the Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs.
Nurse-Family Partnership offers free parenting help for first-time mothers
At 17, Amber and Andy Snow were unsure how they were going to raise their yet-to-be-born baby.
Some made their way to the top of the cliff at the Sandrocks off Green Street to lay flowers and pay their respects.
Moffat County School District representatives are inviting community members to voice their opinions this week about proposed facility upgrades and new construction.
Craig Middle School students, adults embark on annual We See D.C. trip this week
It's not every day that students can see history come to life. That's why the We See D.C. is such an incredible program, said the trip's coordinator, Jill Stacy.
The chief attraction to Steamboat Springs isn't its many mineral springs. Steamboat Springs is now known far and wide as "Ski Town USA."
Our hearts go out to the families of accident victims
A bundle of red roses wrapped in a Catholic rosary rested Friday afternoon on the cliff at Sandrocks, the tragic location where hours earlier three young men lost their lives.
I have never really personally felt community involvement until this last weekend during the Grand Olde West Days celebrations.
Datebook for June 2, 2007.