News for Friday, May 31, 2013



Diane Prather: Moffat County to host 4-H Expo

Moffat County is the host of this year’s Northwestern Colorado 4-H Livestock, Rabbit, Poultry, Dog and Horse Exposition that will be held June 10 to 13 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds in Craig.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Chicken Tetrazzini

I don’t include as many chicken recipes in “Over a Cup of Coffee” as I should. So, this week I’m featuring a recipe for “Chicken Tetrazzini” that comes from my old fundraising cookbook.

5-year-old drowning victim identified

An autopsy has confirmed that a 5-year-old boy drowned after falling into a pond in the southernmost part of Routt County on Thursday.

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Shooting sports a big draw in Craig

Several groups gather at the Craig Trap Club and the Cedar Mountain Range Sportsman Club to test their speed or accuracy (sometimes both) with various firearms. All these groups share passion for having fun shooting guns.

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Alcohol suspected as contributing factor in rollover accident on US Highway 40 west of Craig

Officers responded to a one-car rollover accident Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 40 near mile marker 78 west of Craig. The driver was removed from the car with Jaws of Life and taken to The Memorial Hospital in Craig. The accident is still under investigation, but alcohol is suspected as being a contributing factor in the crash.

Noelle Leavitt Riley: My door is always open

The new managing editor of the Craig Daily Press is thrilled to be apart of a tight-knit community.

Locking horns over health care in Moffat County

The staff at Memorial Hospital want to keep people happy and healthy, and so do leaders of Moffat County. The problem is that they each have different ideas about how that should be done.

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Local girl representing Craig at archery nationals

Moffat County High School graduate Tiffany Schulze will go to Grand Island, Neb. for the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational June 23 through 28 and shoot in the compound archery competition. She earned a spot nationals for placing high enough at the Colorado 4-H archery competition last August.

Fuel Gauge for the weekend of June 1, 2013

Gasoline prices in Craig as of Friday afternoon, May 31.

Not too cool for the pool in Craig

The Craig pool is open, but this early in the season it's easier to get chills than chill out. Even so, there are people around town who won't let a little thing like the weather ruin their time.

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Arrest warrant alleges premeditated plan by Lisa Marie Lesyshen to kill her only child

A memorial service for Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan is at 4 p.m. Monday at Howelsen Hill. Har Mishpacha, Steamboat’s Jewish community, is holding a Shabbat healing service in Asher’s memory at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church.

The Record for June 1, 2013

The daily report from Craig police, Moffat County Sheriff's Office and Craig Fire/Rescue