News for Thursday, May 23, 2013



Economic Development Partnership to host Inventor's Boot Camp

EDP to host inventor’s boot camp

The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and The Marianna Raftopoulos Business Incubator One Stop Business Center are accepting applications for a never-before-offered business development class scheduled for next month in Craig.

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MCHS student receives scholarship from Craig Rebekahs

Erica Dilldine,18, front center, a Moffat County High School graduating senior, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Craig Rebekah Lodge Number 138.

Despite decent moisture levels, wildfires still a concern heading into Memorial Day weekend

Fire management unit provides safety tips going into holiday weekend

Smoke will be visible beginning this morning east of Craig as Moffat County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Colorado River Conservation District officials conduct a controlled burn at Elkhead Reservoir. The controlled burn, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., will take place off of Elkhead Dam Road, also known as Moffat County Road 28. Deputies and Colorado River Conservation District officials will be burning driftwood piles previously removed from Elkhead as part of an effort to improve boater and public safety at the reservoir.

Leonard Browning: The true meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday that occurs every year on the final Monday of May.

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Moffat County rodeo team ready for state

The Moffat County High School rodeo team is looking to show how great a group from a small town can be. The group of Bulldogs has made its mark all over the Colorado high school rodeo scene during the 2013 season. Now, it’s about finishing strong for the group of seniors whose high school careers are coming to an end.

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New book showcases Craig's start as a city

With its upcoming railroad exhibit, the Museum of Northwest Colorado will tell one of Craig’s great stories over the past century and change.

Craig's Gavin Thompson receives top honor from Western State

Thompson, who majored in English and minored in politics and government, was presented with the 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence.

Craig Daily Press welcomes new managing editor and reporter

With the addition of Noelle Leavitt Riley and Andrea Tessler, the Craig Daily Press is poised for continued growth and success, General Manager Renee Campbell said.

Grand Olde West Days bringing full slate of fun to Craig

Grand Olde West Days has become a Memorial Day weekend staple in Craig since it began 23 years ago. And those who planned this year’s version hope it’s the best yet.

The Record for May 24, 2013

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