News for Tuesday, March 5, 2013



Craig briefs: Moffat County school board holding session

The Moffat County School District Board of Education is hosting a work session from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the board room at 775 Yampa Ave.

Christy Beckerman: Good people in county

As the shutters of cabin fever slowly open, I am reminded that there are still many more kind and good people in this county than evil. Recently, on one of Moffat County’s icier mornings, I was headed to town (and yes, driving too fast for the conditions) and realized too late that I was not going to be able to stop or make the corner.

Lance Scranton: Questions to clarify

In a world that is ever changing culturally, constantly shifting politically and almost completely unpredictable socially, the way in which we adapt is critical for success.

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Moffat County High School basketball teams ready for regionals

Heading into the regional tournament and the first do-or-die weekend of the Class 3A high school basketball season, Bulldogs players and coaches are approaching Friday’s regional semifinals much like they did every other game of the season.

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Shadow Mountain infrastructure improvements take step forward with hiring of an attorney

Improvement district needed if plans are to continue

Shadow Mountain, its residents and a long list of improvement projects continue to be top of mind for Moffat County elected officials and employees. On Tuesday, the Moffat County commissioners moved ahead with hiring a contract attorney to help guide them through the next phase of the project — establishing a special improvement district.

Moffat County School District Board of Education holding work session Thursday

The Moffat County School District Board of Education is hosting a work session from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the board room at 775 Yampa Ave. The work session agenda includes board direction for the district's budget committee. The meeting is open to the public.

The Memorial Hospital wins award for prevention program

The Memorial Hospital at Craig was recently recognized by Medline Industries with an Excellence Award for its work with a pressure ulcer prevention program.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 6, 2013: Moffat County girls golf has strong start

Latest sports news from Craig. Moffat County High School girls golf had its first match of the season, and some changes to the schedules of other spring sports. Also get the newest information on the pool and bowling leagues in Craig.

MCHS senior selected to all-state orchestra

Mitch Romney was in fourth grade when he first saw the Moffat County High School jazz band perform. He knew then that he wanted to be a part of the band, and he was taking drum lessons the next year.

The Record for March 6

Moffat County and city of Craig police, fire and ambulance calls

Moffat County Commission passes ban on retail pot establishments

It was the second marijuana-related ordinance to pass in as many weeks. Last week, the commission unanimously passed Ordinance 2013-01 prohibiting the establishment of marijuana clubs.