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Making a Difference: Double vision? Two Lions Clubs in Craig champion eye health

Two of the community’s oldest service clubs have a single focus — ensuring that kids see clearly.

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Making a Difference: Human Resource Council of the United Way makes the most of city, county money

The Human Resource Council of the United Way (HRC) brings non-profits together to facilitate charitable giving of city and county funds. Moffat County performs better than neighboring counties in connecting people to services as reported in the Craig Daily Press. This success was repeatedly attributed to the HRC.

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Making a Difference: Giving law enforcement a friendlier face

“To serve and protect” is the classic motto of law enforcement, but despite the undeniable service officers perform for Moffat County citizens, some still find them intimidating.

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Making a Difference: Craig Fire/Rescue works for good of community, daily

The brave men and women of Craig Fire/Rescue are real-life superheroes — the kind that wear bunker gear rather than capes.

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Making a Difference: CNCC will need a strong foundation to grow

Two long-standing CNCC Foundation Board members think future is bright

Revenue from property taxes are down, the economy sluggish, and state and federal funding for higher education continues to come under pressure so growth for Colorado Northwestern Community College will require the help of a strong foundation — the CNCC Foundation.

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Craig briefs: Police department seeks public’s help finding woman

Devon Marie Hillesland, 32, is wanted for failure to comply for Driving Under the Influence, said Commander Bill Leonard.

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Final fatal avalanche report released

There is no evidence that a Steamboat Springs man was wearing an avalanche beacon when he was buried in an avalanche for more than an hour Feb. 14 in the Flat Tops Wilderness.

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Moose get the boot, moved to Craig

Three moose were napping on the Steamboat Grand’s front yard Thursday, while another set was exploring their new home north of Craig.

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Janet Sheridan: 13 weeks later

On Nov. 17, I walked through the tender light of dawn beneath a misty moon and dusky sky. Leafless trees wearing coats of earth-toned bark marked my passage, cool air stirred around me and leaves crunched to the rhythm of my stride. Watched by cautious deer, I followed a zigzagging trail up a hill west of my home. At the top, I turned to see Craig stretched below, hushed and expectant, as though awaiting an event of import.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Lego Batman’ — Holy successful spin-off!

With a rogues gallery that includes a crocodile man, a lady in pigtails and harlequin makeup and a sentient glob of muck, you’d think “The Lego Batman Movie” would already be as crazy as it could get. You’d be wrong.

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Danielle Elkins: Coal communities remain hopeful

Although the coal industry’s future remains uncertain, it claimed a regulatory victory last Thursday when President Trump signed House Joint Resolution 38 to stop a piece of Obama-era legislation known as the Stream Protection Rule.

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Girls skipping class: On the record for Feb. 21, 22

9:37 a.m. Officers received a call from Sunset Elementary School that two 8-year-old girls did not show up to school. The girls were found behind the Sinclair Station on East Victory Way skipping class and were taken back to school.

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Police search for Craig woman

Craig Police Department is seeking help to find a Craig woman.

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Woman and dog extricated from rollover accident in Moffat County

A woman and her small dog were involved in a rollover crash late Thursday morning.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 24, 2017: Sign up for Moffat County Youth Wrestling through Feb. 27

Registration is now open for Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of March 25, 2017, though 14-year-olds in high school do not qualify. Forms are available on the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Facebook page and will be accepted through Feb. 27. Official practices begin in March, with the junior team for ages 4 through 8 working Mondays and Wednesdays and senior team 9 to 14 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Weekend Roundup: On the hunt for fun in Northwest Colorado

Whether you’re an aspiring artist, a wildlife enthusiast or just want to kick back for some tunes, you can find something to do this weekend in Northwest Colorado.

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First responders attend to rollover accident on south Highway 13 in Moffat County

First responders worked to extract occupants of a minivan on south Colorado Highway 13 near the old Empire mine in Moffat County late Thursday morning.

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Hospital staff asked to meditate: On the record for Feb. 21

4:30 a.m. At the West Kum & Go, officers trespassed a man who was yelling at his mother over the phone for leaving him at the store.

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Sign warns drivers of wild horses on remote Moffat County roads

Drivers now have some warning that horses may cross Highway 318 in northwest Moffat County after citizens concerned raised the problem with the local office of the state department of transportation.

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Craig hoopster aiming high for state Elks Free Throw Contest

It may be a long trip this weekend, and though he won’t be behind the wheel himself, Craig’s Cort Murphy has plenty of drive to succeed. Murphy will compete Saturday in the state round of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest in Salida.