News for Tuesday, May 21, 2013



Moffat County grad playing at golf nationals

Mark Dockstader, a 2011 graduate of MCHS and current sophomore at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Ill., began play Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Associaiton Division II National Championships in golf. Dockstader and four teammates are playing at the four-day event at Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala.

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Craig Sea Sharks begin practice for summer season

Moffat County’s high school boys swimming team finished its season last weekend at the 2013 state championships, but the next swimming season in Craig already had begun.

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Craig resident opens quilting studio

Local resident opens longarm shop in Craig

Quilting is a way of life for Craig resident Linda Pinnt. It’s a passion she said she got from her mother, who left Pinnt a collection of quilting supplies, including a longarm machine, when she died.

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Moffat County's Class of 2013 prepares for farewell

The seniors of Moffat County High School began a miniature marathon of award ceremonies, special events and elaborate preparations this week that will culminate at 10 a.m. Saturday when they cross the stage in the school gymnasium to receive their diplomas.

Craig briefs: Moffat library branches set to close for holiday

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed Saturday through Monday for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The branches will reopen Tuesday.

Lance Scranton: Don't let opportunities pass by

Beginning in June, coaches are coordinating efforts to make sure student-athletes can increase their performance potential.

Craig sports briefs for May 22, 2013

The top 12 teams for the City Championships in pool are set, with matches beginning June 1. A presentation on mule deer population research in Rio Blanco and Moffat Counties will take place in Meeker next week, with all members of the public invited.

The Record for May 22

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

Social Services seeks parent input for child services survey

The Moffat County Collaborative Council for Children and Families is seeking input from parents to identify the community’s unmet needs for children, youth and families.

Government update for May 22

The Craig Rural Fire Protection District board meets Thursday.

Moffat County Commission takes action at Tuesday meeting

During its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Moffat County Commission:

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Moffat County High School student makes a warm donation

MCHS sophomore makes quilt for needy kid

A semesterlong project for one Moffat County High School student recently came to a close and soon will brighten the day of a child in need.

Thom Schnellinger: High school graduation

During the month of May, to a quarter of our school population, their entire focus is Graduation on Memorial Day weekend in our high school gym. Without a doubt, the students have worked very hard and their accomplishments are varied and significant.