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Craig woman pays it forward, staples winter items for giveaway to utility pole

Craig woman staples winter items for giveaway to utility pole

Pass through the intersection of Sixth and Ranney in Craig, and you may notice something especially colorful about the light pole on the northeast corner. That’s because for the last several weeks, it’s been covered in winter hats, gloves and scarves stapled to the pole in plastic bags with a sign reading, “If you need something to keep you warm, please take one!”

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Craig briefs: 518 impaired drivers arrested Thanksgiving

It was a busy holiday on Colorado roads, as residents and tourists traveled for Thanksgiving celebrations with friends and family, according to a news release.

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Moffat County wrestlers ready to get a grip on great season

With a roster full of both experienced grapplers and younger talents who already have a leg up on the competition, Moffat County High School wrestling is ready for all comers this winter. As the start of the season approaches, MCHS coach Tanner Linsacum and his athletes are prepared to be a Western Slope powerhouse, capitalizing on the successes of last year and keeping the Bulldog tradition going strong.

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Northwest Colorado Health program teaches Latinos about preventative health care

Class leader Erick Ocampo said that many Latinos have poor diets that include eating unhealthy foods and eating a lot, not exercising and not getting help for health issues until the issues are very serious.

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Our View: Don’t bury seniors in snow

As the Moffat County Commissioners continue to sift through budget woes, we’re curious what’s next on the chopping block for our county.

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Holiday Happenings: The most wonderful time of the year

The Christmas season continues in Craig and Moffat County, and here’s a handy guide to many of the area’s Holiday Happenings.

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On the record for Dec. 2

On the record for Dec. 2

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CNCC soccer coaches kicking into action during off-season

Spartans seeking scholarship funding for potential players

There are months and months between now and when Colorado Northwestern Community College soccer teams will begin their second season, but as coach Lance Noble sees it, time’s a-wasting to get the Spartans prepped to rise to the next level.

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Moffat County Libraries hosting craft event Dec. 6 in Craig

The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., will host a Christmas craft party for 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 6. Put together a paper snowman or Christmas tree like nothing you’ve seen before.

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Clerks Corner: Much appreciation to our community

On Thanksgiving Day, my daughter sent us a priceless video of our granddaughter, Kylee Jo, sharing the things she is most grateful. We beamed with pride as she reeled off her list: my mom and dad, my Nana and Papa, my Gigi and Pa, my dog Annie, police officers, macaroni and cheese and Donald Trump! Her sweet thoughts caused me to ponder the things I am grateful for as well.

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Over a Cup of Coffee: A sweet potato recipe

This year when I got ready to make sweet potatoes for our Thanksgiving dinner, I hunted for a recipe that I used last year. The family had enjoyed the sweet potatoes, especially our son Jody.

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From Pipi’s Pasture: A childhood Christmas Eve

Each year when the Christmas season rolls around, my mind wanders back to my childhood days when I was growing up on the ranch at Morapos. Whenever I write about growing up experiences, I marvel at how much I’ve forgotten or perhaps how I have chosen to remember things. My siblings often remember events another way. So here it goes.

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Maybell school has new principal and teacher

Maybell Elementary School has a new principal and a new teacher this year.

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TMH Living Well: Ward off the flu with good hygiene and a flu shot

Flu shots available at TMH Medical Clinic

Every fall brings a new flu bug to challenge our immune systems. The flu virus adapts each year and can be hard to predict. The flu shot is designed with the latest strains in mind and often offers good protection.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 3, 2016: Moffat County rifle teams finish seasons

As part of the Orion National Air Rifle League, Bears Ears Sportsman Club’s youth shooting program recently completed their respective seasons, competing in meets with competitors across the country.

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Education Briefs: Support the Neal Family Thursday

News and events in Education.

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Health Briefs: Celebration of Light slated for Dec. 13

News and events in health care.

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Healthy eating: Vegetable quinoa bake

Vegetable quinoa bake

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Craig Senior Citizens win first place at the 2016 Festival of Trees

Old-Fashioned Christmas was the theme of this year’s Festival of Trees and Craig Senior Citizens won first place for their “drink me tree.” The tree was hung with old-fashioned drink recipes, fruit garnish, ice cubes, mini bottles of rye and bourbon all toped with a bottle of Jim Beam.

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CDOT snow plow malfunctions, damages Craig storefront windows

Winter weather comes with the usual mishaps, but several Craig business owners returned from Thanksgiving to an unwelcome surprise: chipped and broken storefront windows due to rogue gravel from a Colorado Department of Transportation snow plow.

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