Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.
While kids enjoy their last week of summer freedom before the new school year starts up, those in charge of providing for their learning are busy making big decisions about the future of education in Moffat County.
Parks and rec commissioners call for more enforcement of wildlife closures after death of orphaned elk calf
Several conflicts with the dogs and people and concerns about people's safety ultimately led wildlife officials to tranquilize calf's mother and take her to the Flat Tops.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, according to a CPW press release.
As school starts today. the ice cream lady will stop the daily routes. She will drive around town in the afternoons and be at Wyman Living History Museum on Sept. 13 for Sheep Wagon Days.
St. Michaels Community Kitchen would like to send a big thank you to our community of Craig for so generously donating canned goods and money to our community kitchen during the balloon fest this past weekend.
School district to analyze results for September report
The initial results from this spring’s TCAP testing sessions were released by Colorado Department of Education Thursday afternoon, among them the scores from Moffat County. MCSD’s schools showed improvement in some subjects and grade levels compared to 2013, though many numbers showed that the district’s students could improve greatly in reading, writing and math.
When you’re talking about a force of nature with unimaginable power that leaves behind only destruction, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the Kardashian family. A close second would be that of Hollywood and its seemingly endless supply of mediocre versions of stories that have been told many times, among them the newest disaster film “Into the Storm.”
A coed softball tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. The daylong event is a fundraiser for the family of Nineth Pereyra, who was killed in a car crash in July.
If you’re looking to give back to homeless animals in the community, this Saturday lends that opportunity to Craig residents.
Ted, the ambassador of the Steamboat Springs Airport, had a big personality.
The Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Roundtable gave preliminary approval to the first draft of their Basin Implementation Plan on July 23. The plan now will be submitted to the Colorado Water Conservation Board that will consolidate plans from the nine Colorado water basins and develop a State Water Plan to be delivered to the governor by December 2015.
Cross Mountain Canyon Overlook provides a great summertime excursion for a day trip or overnight camping.
The big news from Denver is that four initiatives that were set to appear on the November ballot have been withdrawn. They were all related to the debate over oil and gas regulation and the degree to which local governments should have control. While advertised as a compromise, I see the outcome of the negotiations leading to these withdrawals as more of a delay than a result.
As we begin dropping bombs in Iraq once again, the one thing we don't ask ourselves is this: What could go wrong? Where to begin?
Organizers plan for possible winter events
The final summer event this season for the Black Mountain Junior Rodeo Series drew nearly 50 competitors for a night of gymkhana events such as barrel racing, flag racing and pole bending. Youths from across Northwest Colorado, Craig, Hayden, Meeker and more proudly showed their riding prowess while family and friends cheered their progress, ending with a special awards and payout ceremony by organizer Bev Salazar.
A 44-year-old man was arrested after police said he broke into Creekside Cafe & Grill in Steamboat Springs early Wednesday morning.
The driver who was found guilty in July of killing a German motorcyclist last year died on Tuesday at a Denver hospital.
Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.
For the past two weekends I have been able to enjoy some of Craig’s finest community happenings. I assisted the Craig Concert Association committee with their booth at both the balloon festival and the Moffat County Fair. What a treat to be able to visit with so many folks, old friends and new ones.