2 families displaced by fire at 4th and Oak streets
No one was injured when a duplex caught fire at about 4:20 p.m. Saturday at Fourth and Oak streets. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers and Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue crews responded and worked to control the blaze after nine people and a dog escaped from the smoke-filled structure.
Talk with Jeremy Ashton, a veteran Moffat County Sheriff’s Office investigator, and it’s easy to recognize the themes of duality that run through his life.
For some, Yampa Valley Golf Course’s men’s and women’s club championship is about the chance to play 18 holes among familiar faces.
For Darren McLaughlin, 15, few things compare to competing in the Colorado State Fair in market sheep. During competition, Darren’s days are comprised of moving through ladders of different classes and weight divisions, showing lambs against hundreds of competitors.
Ray Beck, chairman of the Moffat County Balloon Festival committee, has high hopes for the first annual balloon festival in Craig.
Cheryl Arnett, 57, was sitting Friday morning at Sunset Elementary School in a chair meant for a child. From her hunkered vantage point, the same many of her students have during school, she looked at a computer screen and opened an award-winning work she accomplished with her Craig students.
A 19-year-old Craig man will likely be cited by the Craig Police Department for his role in a Thursday night crash at the intersection of Sixth and Rose streets.
The Colorado State BBQ Championship are scheduled to be in Craig from Aug. 26 to 28 at Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Hwy. 40.
Dear Readers: When we printed the letter from Walt Paluch, asking for the words to an old Father’s Day song, we had no idea so many readers would be interested. Although none seems to hit the nail on the head, one comes close. It was sent in by two readers, one from Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., and the other from New Bedford, Mass.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — The best way to make certain a joint endeavor will be successful is to make sure the workload is equally distributed. Once done, each contributor must focus solely on doing his/her part.
Name: Colby Haddan Age: 16, incoming junior at Moffat County High School Sport: Golf
If you have not bought a raffle ticket for the .45-caliber, semi-automatic weapon that American Legion Post 62 is raffling, you only have today to purchase them.
Moffat County Jail Wednesday, Aug. 11 Robert Donald Mannion, 58, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a warrant.
Moffat County Commission Last met: Wednesday, Aug. 11 Decisions:
10 a.m. The third edition of the Moffat County Mud Runs will begin at Wyman’s Museum, 94350 E. US Highway 40. Admission is $8 for for anyone 13 and older, $4 for spectators aged 6 to 12 and free for anyone fine and under. A pit pass costs $20.
No wonder the state is de-emphasizing this year’s Colorado Student Assessment Program results. With the exception of a few bright spots, there’s not much to brag about in the largely flat numbers, and that’s a shame.
The idea for this story came one early morning during the summer when this author was weeding the garden. Among the pea plants were two filled out pea pods that I’d missed a few days earlier.