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YVMC debuts new Jan Bishop Cancer Center

Yampa Valley Medical Center leaders hope the new Jan Bishop Cancer Center will be a place patients feel at ease, despite facing the frightening realities of cancer.

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Two injured in head-on crash in Routt County

Two drivers received minor injuries after being involved in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on Routt County Road 16 leading to Lynx Pass.

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Does Craig need more space for conferences, weddings, special events?

Two large conferences will be held in Craig this year but questions are being asked if the city needs more space to further develop the market for conferences and events.

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Suspicious pizza sent as gift to officers: On the record for Jan. 10 - 16

When a pizza delivery man showed up unexpectedly at the Public Safety Center, officers were puzzled until they learned it had been sent as a gift from a family in Michigan to say thanks for help with a previous incident.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 18, 2017: Moffat County swimmers speed along at Summit

Moffat County High School girls swimming took sixth of seven teams Saturday at the Lady Tigers Invitational hosted by Summit High School in Frisco. Among the top results for Bulldog swimmers were a fifth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of two minutes, 19.80 seconds for Isabel Enzi-Feichter and Kolbi Franklin — both competing for MCHS from Meeker — and Molly Neton and Marisa Hulstine.

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Lance Scranton: Grow up!

The recurring messages coming out of the mouths of many of our elected leaders are embarrassing. I'm never going to defend what happened during the election, but the inauguration of our 45th President is just days away and many of our role models of civility are severely lacking. The election of Barack Obama in 2008 proved that the color of your skin would never again be a hinderance for gaining the highest elected office in the land. I wasn't a big fan of his politics but he inspired hope when he positioned himself as a transformational leader.

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Craig Middle School students inspired to dream bigger after talk by Harvard student

Craig middle school students learned what it takes to make it to Harvard University and were inspired to think big after a talk from class of 2016 Moffat County High School graduate Morgan Lawton.

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Prather’s Pick: A home full of books

This week’s picture book for children was a Christmas gift from my sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Miner Blackford of Rocky Ford. (They know that I love children’s books and sometimes use them when teaching classes.) It’s the cutest book!

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CPW seeks information on poached mule deer buck in Grand Junction

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is searching for the person responsible for poaching a mule deer buck in Grand Junction Jan. 10. The dead buck was shot and left in a field.

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BLM seeking public comment on sage grouse habitat improvement projects

The Bureau of Land Management is accepting comments from the public regarding greater sage grouse habitat improvement projects in northwestern Colorado. Comments are most helpful if received by Thursday.

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‘Moonlight’ leads Denver Film Critics Society awards

On Monday, Denver Film Critics Society announced its annual list of winners, honoring the best in cinema for 2016.

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Craig briefs: BLM to host open house in Craig to discuss roads, trails

The Bureau of Land Management is hosting an open house at The Memorial Hospital on Wednesday to discuss management of roads and trails on 370,000 acres of BLM-administered lands in Moffat County.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Responses to neutralize arguments

Kids know arguing is a good way to get attention from their parents, even if it is negative. They also know if they’re persistent enough, their parents will eventually concede.

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Government update for the week of Jan. 16

Government update for the week of Jan. 16.

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Broadband top priority for Hickenlooper; Moffat County completes broadband report

Efforts to bring broadband connectivity to Moffat County have culminated in an important first step with the completion of a scoping report Friday.

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Business Buzz: Mountain Meat Packing celebrates 40 years in business

Business news around Northwest Colorado.

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Terry Barber: Manage your fears, strive for excellence

We will continue to explore the 6 Don’ts characteristics of the best mindset for a successful business owner. It’s important to state that it’s often just as important to stop doing something as it to start doing something to be successful.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 16, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County generously supports children who have developmental disabilities and their families

Children with developmental disabilities and their families are supported by the generosity of Moffat County residents who have donated $17,000 to Horizons Specialized Services Little Points of Light direct mail fundraising campaign.

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Moffat County hoops fall to Grand Valley

Loss to Cardinals puts Bulldog basketball at 2nd in league

Moffat County High School basketball teams took dual losses Saturday during games in Grand Valley. MCHS girls and boys alike fell to the Cardinals with the first Western Slope League defeats for either Bulldog squad.