News for Thursday, March 28, 2013



MCHS senior wins 'Voice of Democracy' contest

The Moffat County School District Board of Education took time during its regular meeting Thursday to honor a MCHS senior.

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Moffat County soccer scores big vs. Vail Christian

The Bulldogs had scored just once in its first three games of the season, but some outdoors practices had head coach Harry Tripp optimistic the team’s offensive troubles were bound to change sooner rather than later. He was right.

MCHS senior commits to cheer in college

Moffat County High School senior Kayla Hall has committed to cheer at Chadron State University in Nebraska next year.

Craig community meets Ridgeview and CMS principal candidates

Parents and other members of the Craig community took advantage this week of the opportunity to meet candidates for the principal positions at Craig Middle School and Ridgeview Elementary School.

On the record for March 29

Jail report and incident reports from the Craig Police Department and Moffat County Sheriff's Office.

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Boys swim team has new and experienced swimmers

In swimming, significant improvement doesn’t often come quickly. At the professional and Olympic levels, dropping a couple hundredths of a second is a huge deal. That’s why Moffat County swimming coach Meghan Francone is thrilled about the progress of the boys swimming team. With a roster full of mostly younger athletes and inexperienced swimmers, the times this season have dropped quickly.

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Moffat County baseball looking for banner year in 3A

The Moffat County baseball team, off to a 3-4 start to the season, has a lot of returning talent from last season as well as a move to Class 3A. While they haven’t combined to bring immediate success to the program, the return of spring weather and a huge number of players bodes well for the team’s future.

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Moffat County girls soccer much improved

Despite an 0-3 start, Moffat County High School girls soccer coach Harry Tripp is encouraged by his team’s chances.

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Girls golf brings good attitude to the course

A family atmosphere has the Moffat County girls golf team in high spirits no matter what’s happening on the course. Of course, the girls can swing the clubs pretty well, too.

Angst, support evident during community meeting about Shadow Mountain project

A community meeting Wednesday with Moffat County and City of Craig officials suggested growing support among Shadow Mountain residents for a proposed infrastructure project that would replace water and sewer lines, roads and sidewalks in the deteriorating subdivision.

Masterworks honored by National Comfort Institute

Masterworks was honored by NCI for its commitment not only to training its own staff, but also for providing training opportunities for contractors throughout the state.

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Moffat track and field has many eyes set on state

In what looked like a rebuilding year going in, the Moffat County track team has looked very strong anyway. The Bulldogs team lost a strong core of distance runners on the boys side from last year, and the roster looked thin heading into the season. But some newcomers to the team on both sides have Moffat County’s coaches looking at the state meet.

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Steamboat Ski Area to launch $5M Four Points Lodge construction April 15

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.'s goal is to complete the new Four Points Lodge and have it operational in time for the 2013-14 holiday season.