Christmas lights are a source of delight for all ages from toddlers to retirees. Every fall, in fine American tradition, Craig adults of all ages can be seen struggling in front yards with tangled strings of lights and awkward holiday decorative accessories in an attempt to bring holiday cheer to their neighborhoods.
On Wednesday, my husband Shawn and I took our first Northwest Colorado flower delivery to Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab in Craig. Over the years, each delivery has been very different. Some are more difficult than others, and our visit to Sandrock was extremely emotional and tough for a number of reasons.
Moffat County High School will be featuring numerous performance nights in the coming weeks. The Holiday Choir Concert is scheduled for Dec. 10, followed by the MCHS Talent Show Oct. 12 and the Holiday Band Concert Oct. 17. All shows will take place at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.
As part of Moffa County High School’s Law Week, pupils in Liane Davis-Kling’s government classes were able to pick the brains of the professionals who work within various capacities of the legal system.
Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host the Celebration of Light Tree event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at 745 Russell St.
Even with sub-zero temperatures freezing Craig, philanthropy won out. Volunteers for the 15th annual KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive solicited donations outside the Centennial Mall from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Many stayed outside nearly the entire first day of the drive. It paid off.
More than 95 percent of Coloradans affected by cancellation notices for individual and small group health insurance plans in 2013 were offered the opportunity to renew their policies early and continue them into 2014, according to a Department of Insurance press release.
Dialysis center project still in progress
At its Thursday meeting, the board of trustees for The Memorial Hospital finalized, by unanimous vote of 5-0, a contract with Moffat County School District that will allow the hospital to provide medical support for the athletics programs at Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.
CHSAA's realignment will have MCHS against five other Western Slope schools in 2A football the next two years.
Downtown Craig looks ready for the holiday season. Two local businesses moved to downtown in the fall for better visibility, and a new salon opened up in the area.
The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.
The daily cops roundup and jail report.
The snow that arrived on Tuesday night, the Christmas lights that adorn many houses and stores, the Christmas tree that was lighted on Saturday evening and then a Christmas Parade are just a few of the ways that the season of Christmas has already started illuminating our lives.
Ken Buck, Weld County district attorney, is running for U.S. Senate and will be making a stop in Craig on the campaign trail Friday. He started planning his trip the last week in November and but made his visit to Craig official Tuesday, said Brandi Meek, Moffat County chairwoman of the republican committee. “We’re really excited for the candidates for the (Senate) to visit,” she said.
Craig business Go-fer Foods, 923 E. Victory Way, closed its doors Tuesday morning.
According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife information-gathering, the large migrations of elk in far Northwest Colorado didn't come early enough to make the big-game hunting easy on everyone.
Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,158 gas outlets in Colorado.
The staff at the Museum of Northwest Colorado would like to express our deep appreciation to Ken Wergin, dedicated citizen and volunteer extraordinaire.
I would like to encourage our community to see the beautiful Christmas trees on display on the main floor of the Moffat County Courthouse. The trees are interpretations of movie themes, including the Grinch, Snoopy, the nativity story, “Polar Express” and more. There are approximately 25 trees, decorated by various, very creative, nonprofit organizations. Cheers to Moffat County United Way and the Moffat County High School Student Council for sponsoring this event.
The Marianna Raftopoulos Business Incubator Center is pleased to receive a $10,000 grant from Shell. Our partnership with Shell will provide staff and volunteer education and developing a solid marketing plan. These are two components of a strong foundation for our Business Center.