Commission votes, 2-1, on decision; meeting tonight will begin 5-year term
The Moffat County Commission agreed Tuesday morning that choosing between two candidates vying for an open seat on The Memorial Hospital board was not easy. In the end, the commission voted, 2-1, to appoint John Kinkaid to the board for a five-year term.
Police Blotter for Jan. 22 to 24
Eduardo Capote cannot prevent wife from testifying at trial
Eduardo Capote cannot prevent his wife from testifying during his assault trial scheduled to begin next week, a judge ruled Monday morning. Capote and his brother, David, face assault charges in connection with a downtown Steamboat Springs altercation in January 2009 that led to the death of Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard Lopez. Jury selection in their case begins Feb. 1.
Kinkaid, Luke interview for five-year term on hospital board
The Moffat County Commission interviewed two candidates Monday morning for an open seat on The Memorial Hospital board once held by Corrie Ponikvar. Ponikvar's five-year term ended this month, and she decided not to reapply for the position.
Team places first at Beehive Brawl
Coming off a strong performance in Las Vegas, the Craig Bad Dogs youth wrestling team took 38 wrestlers to the Jan. 23 Beehive Brawl in Richfield, Utah.
5 men missing in North Routt on Sunday return safely
A group of five local snowmobilers who weathered a stiff snowstorm overnight in the backcountry returned safely to the Columbine parking lot in North Routt County at 9:30 a.m. Monday, just as 20 searchers in three groups prepared to set out to look for them.
Datebook for Jan. 25
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Tracey Parrish recently passed her securities licensure requirements and now can begin selling life insurance, long-term care, 401k, annuities, IRAs and other investment products offered by New York Life.
Here are some of December’s entries for the holidays and gift-wrapping categories in the Craig Daily Press’ Your Community Snapshots photo contest.
Bowling fundraiser brings in money for Hayden family
After weeks of hospital visits, 6-year-old Logan Morrison, of Hayden, needed a way to take his mind off his medical situation. The community raised more than $4,000 at Saturday’s fundraiser for the Morrison family at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center in Craig to help with medical treatments after Logan was diagnosed in December with Burkitt's lymphoma.
Health is a personal matter, and senior wellness clinics involve more than checking a person’s weight, blood pressure and other vitals. The drop-in clinics, offered by the Aging Well program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, are about developing relationships so seniors feel comfortable discussing issues affecting their well-being.
For the first time in his life, Tanner Tritz has a real voice. Born with cerebral palsy and plagued by seizures, Tanner, 11, has been unable to communicate clearly until recently, when his family learned about a device that acts as a voice box.
One of Craig’s most popular annual events, the Rotary Club’s Diamonds & Spurs dinner and dance, marked its 13th consecutive year Saturday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
“I’m a mom. I’ve got two kids, a boy and a girl. I’m a wife, and then I work here. I don’t really do anything else.
Poisonous Plants and New Developments in Rangeland Grasses is an informative workshop scheduled for Feb. 3 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave.
Moffat County High School hockey splits weekend with Gunnison
Based on the results, Moffat County’s Jarret Walt might want to stay at center. Playing in his first full game at the new position, Walt scored a goal in the Bulldogs’ 3-2 victory against visiting Gunnison on Sunday. The Bulldogs were coming off a 3-1 Saturday night loss to Gunnison at the Moffat County Ice Arena.
I’m still not sure which of the Manning brothers got the phone call from Sally, but that call was all it took. The next morning, two pickups and a loaded four-up horse trailer left Cora, Wyo., headed south to Nevada. I had no idea who Sally was and even less why it was so dang important to drive straight through Utah, the party state of America.
The Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club hosted its ninth annual Poker Run on Saturday at the Freeman trail area north of Craig. The event had a turnout of nearly 100 entrants for the 30-mile snowmobile contest, bringing in about $1,800 for the group’s fundraising effort for Moffat County High School scholarships.
Craig AARP Chapter No. 1418 is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. today at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.
Dear Annie: I have two 21-year-old granddaughters who live in different states. My son was never married to “Shannon’s” mother, and there are a lot of hard feelings between them.
Government update for Jan. 25 and 26