News for Friday, June 21, 2013



Craig Briefs: MCHS Class of 1949 reunion set for July

The MCHS Class of 1949 is planning a reunion and luncheon July 13 at the Center of Craig.

From Pipi's Pasture: Soaking up the season

Summer officially started Friday, and while each Northwest Colorado summer is a little different from the previous one, there are the usual signs that we’re into the season.

Baxter Black: Equine chiropractory

Getting injured is an embarrassment to a cowboy.

Tony Bohrer: When life knocks you down, get back up

Life is going as fast as it has ever gone.

Over a Cup: Chili Casserole

This last week, I made a new recipe from my try-it file, and we liked it.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig gets a facelift

The sawed-off shotgun, old horse saddles and train memorabilia at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig will have new company when the two new exhibit rooms at the historic building are complete. The back of the museum is getting a $150,000 remodel that’s sure to make the museum even more of a treasure to Craig than before.

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Tom Ross: Author Preethi Burkholder to speak at Steamboat's Tread of Pioneers Museum

Author Preethi Burkholder will tell stories about St. Elmo, nearby Tin Cup and other ghost towns at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tread of Pioneers Museum during a talk about her new book, “Ghost Towns of the Rockies.”

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Caution urged on Yampa River as commercial tubing season starts in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs resident John Fielding and his son will tell you that the 700 cubic feet per second mark that signifies the start of commercial tubing season on the Yampa River doesn’t mean a mild, lazy river float.

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Bulldogs competing for spots this summer

Friday signaled the beginning of the basketball season for the Moffat County High School boys team, and the start of what the Bulldogs plan on making a memorable year. The Bulldogs took a team to the Gold Crown Basketball Camp in Denver Thursday through Saturday to tip off their summer season, which will include nearly 30 games against a variety of competition from inside and outside Colorado.

Craig Rotary Club gives single parents a helping hand

The Rotary Club of Craig wants to make sure that young, single parents can still pursue the education and the future they want.