News for Tuesday, March 12, 2013



Craig City Council hears Shadow Mountain project update from Moffat County officials

Next week, officials from Moffat County and the City of Craig will travel to Brighton to meet with Department of Local Affairs officials about an energy assistance grant application for capital improvements to the Shadow Mountain subdivision.

Moffat County wins with proposed legislation

School districts in Northwest Colorado now have their first official projection of what their budgets would look like if state Sen. Mike Johnston is successful in changing how schools in the state are funded.

Lance Scranton: Playoffs and performance

Great performances are rewarded with an appearance in the playoffs. Our high school basketball teams made a spectacular debut in Class 3A this season by posting excellent records before bowing out in the regional finals.

Craig briefs: Meeting to discuss plan for sidewalks Thursday

A community meeting about a plan to construct sidewalks near two Craig schools is from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in Craig City Council chambers, 300 W. Fourth St.

Local artists look to start co-op gallery in Craig

Although still in the early and organizational phases, a group of Craig residents is working to establish an artists co-op and gallery in Craig.

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Craig Middle School wrestling on the rise

The team at Craig Middle School boasts its most participants in years — enough to field more than two full teams. For the coaches, that can make juggling the schedule and the wrestlers a bit of a challenge.

Craig sports briefs for March 13, 2013: Youth baseball league signups open

The latest sports news in Craig and Moffat County, including spring baseball signups, the first games of the season for Moffat County High School baseball, and water aerobics courses in Craig.

Moffat County Commission takes action at Tuesday’s meeting

Action items during a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday of the Moffat County Commission.

Safe Routes to School meeting slated for Thursday

A community meeting about a plan to construct sidewalks in the vicinity of two Craig schools takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in Craig City Council chambers, 300 W. Fourth St.

No injuries in car accident on Victory Way

Colorado State Patrol and the Craig Police Department responded to a car accident at the intersection of Green Street and West Victory Way on Monday afternoon. No one was hurt in the two-car crash.

Lions Club Easter Egg Race at new location

The annual Easter Egg Race hosted by the Craig Lions Club will be at a new location this year. The race will take place in the parking lot at the CNCC Bell Tower, 50 College Drive. The race begins at 1 p.m. March 30. Lions Club members said participants should arrive early because the eggs can be collected in as few as 8 minutes.

Devereaux family: Thanks for the kindness

The family of Muriel Devereaux would like to thank everyone who called and those who sent cards and flowers. Your thoughts and caring will help us through this time of sorrow.

Tom Soos: Thanks to Holiday Inn staff

I would like to thank the management and staff of the Holiday Inn for their assistance March 8 when a bus caught fire on U.S. Highway 40.