Winter holds so many wonderful memories for me. My daughter is getting to where she hates seeing the snow come, but I remember when she couldn’t wait for it. She used to love getting out and playing in the snow.
’Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, and so goes the song. What is it to “be jolly?” The mind brings up images of joyful, festive, merry or even plump and agreeable in appearance. Can I be in the jolly mood right now? I don’t think so.
On Tuesday, Coloradans will come together again to raise millions of dollars for nonprofits. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period to “give where you live” by making online donations to the hundreds of charities featured on Community First Foundation’s online giving resource, www.coloradogives.org.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The Flint Personnel manager has been giving back to the community for several years with the family business.
Saturday night’s Cowboy Christmas at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig was a huge success. Between the tickets for the dinner and the funds brought in by auction activities, organizers are still tabulating how much was raised by the event, but the sheer turnout was something Club Executive Director Dana Duran found very encouraging.
The Bulldogs went 2-3 in five matches at the Mesa Duals in Grand Junction.
The MCHS girls team took on three Utah high schools in Vernal over the weekend, emerging with a 2-1 record.
Jack Frost’s time in Northwest Colorado may not be over yet, but the chill of the season should be a little less extreme for the coming week.
The Bulldogs had nearly every swimmer improve in their first meet at Glenwood Springs.
Sage grouse numbers have declined slowly in recent years, prompting conservation groups to have the federal government consider the bird for the endangered species list. If that happens, it could have negative economic impacts on Colorado and Moffat County.
The Craig Daily Press Hunter Photo Contest has ended, but the newspaper needs your help judging the photos. Go to the Craig Daily Press’ Facebook page to view the photos. The photo with the most likes by Dec. 20 will win the contest and receive a $250 gift card to Murdoch’s. For more information, call 970-875-1790 or 970-875-1788.
This past September, our son Jamie and grandson Kenny went on a hunting trip to Alaska where they got two moose. They packaged the meat and flew it home, and they shared some of it with us. So when Jamie and Kenny were here a couple of weeks ago, I made a moose stew.
There were lots of awards Just think how important record keeping is in our lives. We keep medical records, information needed for figuring income tax, business records and a whole lot more. That’s why record keeping is included in 4-H and FFA project work; it is a valuable skill for young people to learn.
Government update for Dec. 7, 2013
We would like to thank the VFW Post No. 4265. Steve Klein, you’re great. Johnny and Cookie and everyone else that called, stopped by and helped while I was going through my battle with cancer.
Moffat County has worked hard to implement new security measures designed to keep our children as safe as possible. School safety has been in the forefront of everyone’s minds given the events of the past 10-plus years. But safety is not just about “threats,” it also is about health and welfare.
The boys basketball team wants to win the Western Slope League this season, and advance past the regionals where it was beaten last year.
Craig Daily Press sports reporter Nate Waggenspack on why to support the Moffat County swimmers.
Gas prices in Craig.