News for Friday, March 29, 2013



Editorial: Time for a good cleaning

The street sweepers have begun to make their springtime rounds, helping to eliminate the dirt and dust from our roadways and shoulders. But it takes a collective effort to give our community the spring scrubbing that it deserves, and needs.

Moffat County soccer dominates Rangely for 2nd straight win

Moffat County’s girls soccer team kept its strong offense going with a 9-0 win at Rangely Friday. With the victory the Bulldogs improved to 2-3 this season and have won two in a row heading into spring break next week. It was the way head coach Harry Tripp hoped they would finish before the break.

Tom Ross: Ecologist tells Steamboat audience wild horses play a vital role in the West

“The horse family is one of the most native of any group in North America. They were here continuously since the end of the dinosaurs.” — Ecologist Craig Downer

Fuel Gauge for the weekend of March 30, 2013

Gas prices in Craig as of 4:30 p.m. Friday.

On the record for March 30, 2013

Craig Police Department and Craig Fire/Rescue calls for March 28, 2013

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MCHS soccer player Bryant Cox headed to Western Wyoming

Another Bulldog is headed to college to keep playing his sport. Bryant Cox, a senior from the Moffat County soccer team, signed Wednesday to attend and play soccer at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo. Cox played all over the field in his senior season with the Bulldogs, eventually settling into the anchor of the defense as head coach Rusty Cox found his optimal lineup.

With 3 days until Election Day, voter turnout remains low

Moffat County Clerk and Recorder’s Office officials said that as of Thursday afternoon they had received only 750 completed mail ballots from Craig voters. While that number was expected to increase as additional ballots were collected Friday, officials acknowledged they would like to see better turnout.

Briefs for March 29, 2013: Rotary Club sponsoring American flag project

The Rotary Club of Craig once again is sponsoring the American flag project to encourage community support for Craig and the United States of America.

Karen Gibson: The anticipation of Easter

My fondest memories of Easter are connected to yellow daffodils. I recall attending church one Easter Sunday as a child.