This is my last in a series on the American Dream. Just to be clear, I had titled the columns “The American Dream” and the editorial staff added the examining Common Core to the column. This lesson plan was found online at Coreknowledge.org under Colorado Lesson Plans, History and Geography, Capitalism and Socialism.
Corrie Ponikvar receives Rotary’s Humanitarian Award
Ball gowns, bolo ties and Stetsons as far as the eye could see were among the apparel Saturday night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion during the 16th annual Diamonds & Spurs hosted by Rotary Club of Craig. The local service group’s gala event provided residents a night on the town complete with formalwear, dinner, and more, raising funds for their projects throughout the year.
Boys win, 82-64, lead Western Slope League; 2nd-place girls, 53-41, over Cardinals
The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball teams swept the visiting Grand Valley Cardinals at every level in Saturday afternoon games that saw a win for the girls varsity squad of 53-41, leading to an 82-64 triumph for the boys.
In honor of National Thyroid Awareness Month, take a minute to consider how a low-functioning thyroid can affect you. Hypothyroidism creates several vague symptoms that may go unnoticed. While it can occur at any age, hypothyroidism is much more common in women, especially those over the age of 50.
If you want to maximize your stretching program, one way is to start implementing the principal of reciprocal inhibition (RI).
Flaxseeds are becoming a well-known super seed that pack a big punch of health benefits. Flaxseeds are an excellent source of fiber, soluble and insoluble, which assist in lowering cholesterol levels.
Brown over white: whether it’s rice or bread, we’ve all heard by now that whole grains are better for us than their refined — and often white — counterparts.
Teams prepare for Grand Valley
After Friday night, the coaches of Moffat County High School’s basketball teams have no doubt in their heads their players are ready for some big games Saturday. The boys and girls varsity Bulldogs had a very successful night at the Roaring Fork High School gym, winning 69-48 and 57-49, respectively.
Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda and Craig City Council meeting agenda
Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22 and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service
One of the readings from this month talks about Samuel, a young boy in the service of the Lord, serving at the temple in Shiloh, sleeping near the Ark of the Covenant. Samuel ministered to and was dedicated to the Lord, and during those times visions from the Lord and words from the Lord were very rare.
Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position
Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.
An incident in California eight years ago led Nigel Rogers back to Craig Fire/Rescue to become a firefighter. He’s one of six recruits enrolled in the 2015 Craig Fire/Rescue rookie academy.
On Monday, Jed Moore, rodeo coach for Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely campus won the Stampede event in the 41st annual Cowboy Downhill at Steamboat Springs Ski Area.
As the Craig Chamber of Commerce puts it, “There is too something to do in Craig!” It’s true — all you have to do is look for things to do, and you’ll find that our community boasts a number of activities both in and outside of Craig’s city limits.
I hope that you’re all enjoying Mary Burnett’s “Taco Soup” (Jan. 10 column). Mary called to tell me that the person who makes the soup can choose the amount of olives to put in the soup — even none if the person so desires. Thanks again for the recipe, Mary.
Congratulations go to the exhibitors who attended the Arizona Livestock Show in December and the National Western Stock Show in Denver. “From Pipi’s Pasture” will feature the exhibitors in a upcoming column. Right now some of the 4-H and FFA members are still competing in Denver.
Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Boys & Girls Club.
Craig health briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: The Memorial Hospital Foundation receives grant for pediatric upgrades
The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs.
This recipe was adapted from www.myrecipes.com.