News for Monday, December 3, 2012



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MCHS Girls look to improve before league opener

The first weekend of Moffat County girls basketball didn’t quite go as planned. With high expectations coming into the season, the girls traveled to Vernal, Utah, to play three games against 3A and 4A Utah high schools. While there were plenty of good takeaways from the opening games of the season, the results did not go in the Bulldogs’ favor. MCHS started out 0-2, losing to Logan High School 51-47 Friday afternoon before falling to Wasatch High School, 41-29. They did manage to right the ship for their third game of the weekend, beating Uintah High School 37-31.

City, county to apply for dual DOLA grant for Shadow Mountain

It’s been more than a year since City of Craig and Moffat County elected officials first launched discussions about a joint effort to improve infrastructure at Shadow Mountain. On Monday local elected officials took the next step in that process when the Moffat County Commission hosted a special meeting with Craig City Manager Jim Ferree and Moffat County Developmental Services Director Roy Tipton to consider approving a dual application for an energy impact grant through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs.

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Eighth-graders bring title back to Craig

The boys basketball teams from Craig Middle School just keep on delivering. Despite the turnover from one year to the next, the eighth grade team has managed to win three consecutive district championships. The most recent came over the weekend, when the eighth grade Bulldogs bested Rangely and then Steamboat Springs Saturday at the district tournament in Rangely. Head coach Drew Morris said it was some of his team’s best play of the year.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers holiday gift ideas

During the holiday shopping rush there is one gift that often gets overlooked by Christmas shoppers, Colorado’s outdoors. But Colorado Parks and Wildlife is making it easier to find that perfect gift for the outdoorsman in the family through its online e-store and Shop Outdoors. Many of the Parks and Wildlife gift ideas start at just $5, according to an agency news release.

CPW Commission to meet in Colorado Springs

Updated plans for Cheyenne Mountain State Park tops the agenda for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission’s meeting Thursday and Friday in Colorado Springs, the agency announced in a news release. A full agenda for the meeting — set to start at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Doubletree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd — is available online at The Commissioners on Thursday morning will tour Cheyenne Mountain State Park, which opened in 2006 in cooperation with Great Outdoors Colorado and the City of Colorado Springs, according to the release.

On the Record for Monday, Nov. 29, 2012

On the Record for Monday, Nov. 29, 2012