News for Tuesday, July 2, 2013




Moffat County Commissioners show angst over gun laws

Moffat County Commissioners signed a resolution Tuesday supporting litigation to overturn Colorado’s new firearms laws.

Craig sports briefs: Sea Sharks show off at home meet

The latest sports news from Craig, including the upcoming start of the golf season, Craig Sea Sharks' performance at the ABC meet in Craig and the beginning of a new indoor archery season.

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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall attends alternative energy roundtable in Steamboat

During a two-day swing through Northwest Colorado, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., is touching on the manufacture of forest products, land management and an all-of-the-above approach to the nation’s energy portfolio.

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Moffat County issues fire restrictions

Fireworks on Fourth of July still will happen in Craig

Craig still will have a big fireworks display on the Fourth of July despite the Bureau of Land Management and Moffat County enacting Stage 1 fire restrictions.

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Craig-based Kinder Family Clinic expands practice

The Kinder Family Clinic is reaching out to more patients with the addition of Lauri Morgan, FNP, and the opening of Kinder Family at Baggs.

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New athletic director begins in Moffat County

The new co-curricular athletic director started his tenure with the Moffat County School District on Monday.

Voters to decide on Moffat County term limit extensions

In November, Moffat County voters will have to decide if they want to extend term limits for their elected officials from two terms to three.

2013 Cottonwood Classic results

The full results from the 46th Cottonwood Classic, played June 28 to 30 at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The Record for July 3, 2013

The daily police, jail and fire report for Craig and Moffat County

Professor expected to tell Steamboat audience that income gap is America's biggest challenge

Professor Stephen Klineberg said that the best way to attack the income divide is by boosting education across the board, with particular focus on access to quality preschools.

Lance Scranton: Thanks, America, for all you represent

I love Fourth of July celebrations in our country and have enjoyed some very happy times with fellow Americans who understand the importance and uniqueness of Independence Day.

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1 dead after crash on Lincoln Avenue

A crash involving two motorcycles and an SUV on Tuesday afternoon reportedly has resulted in a fatality. The accident shut down Lincoln Avenue between 13th Street and Elk River Road.

Craig businesses planning to help entertain on 4th of July

The Fourth of July celebration in Craig will have the center of the city locked down with a parade and barbecue party, but many businesses still plan on being open for the nation’s birthday.

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Fighting wildfires in Colorado changes as temperatures climb

When an Arizona wildfire overwhelmed a Prescott, Ariz., hotshot crew, killing 19 members Sunday afternoon, it was one more indicator that the business of fighting wildfires is undergoing radical changes.