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On the Record for April 21 and 22

Police blotter from Craig Police Department.

Opera auditions open to Craig, Steamboat performers

The Yampa Valley Opera Troupe is holding auditions for its fall 2015 school touring production of Thomas Pasatieri’s “The Goose Girl.” The production is open to performers in both Craig and Steamboat Springs.

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Crime Victims Services offers support in times of need in Craig

No one ever wants to find themselves in the middle of a crime scene or a traumatic accident, but when the worst happens, Moffat County residents have someone in their corner.

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Sen. Cory Gardner proposes six year delay to fed's greater sage grouse oversight

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., made a huge move Wednesday, proposing a bill that aims at keeping the federal government out the greater sage grouse decisions for the next six years.

Al Cashion: Congrats mayor, council

You’ve got gobs of stuff to do. Many issues to be weighed, considered, prioritized and balanced. The people’s money must be distributed efficiently and effectively to the needs of the community.

Roberta Hawks
and Robin Schiffbauer: Thank you, Craig

On behalf of the people who worked to present the Empty Bowl Fundraiser for St. Michael’s Community Kitchen, we would like to thank the community for their support. 

F. Neil Folks: The wake up call

As I have been reflecting over current events in our community recently, I realize that I think we owe the three branches of our federal government a note of gratitude for the service they have done us, EPA, BLM and Fish and Wildlife Service.

Craig briefs: VA encourages veterans to attend ‘Town Hall’

Veterans and their families and survivors in Craig are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs town hall discussion from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Moffat County baseball sweeps Basalt in Tuesday doubleheader

A score of seven runs twice proved fortuitous during the Moffat County High School varsity baseball games Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs’ opponents, scoring the lucky number did not work in their favor. MCHS took a pair of wins against Basalt, 12-7 and 8-7, in a set of games rescheduled from Saturday.

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Craig circles together, raises money at Empty Bowl Fundraiser

The Empty Bowl Fundraiser held Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church raised about $4,600 for St. Michael’s Community Kitchen, in addition to bringing in donations of a processed steer and processed pork.

IRS scammers calling Craig residents

Craig residents have experienced an influx of scammers calling their home telephone lines where people are claiming that they are from the Internal Revenue Service, demanding money. The scammers are saying that if residents don’t pay back taxes that federal agents could arrest them.

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Moffat County soccer vanquishes Vail Christian, looks to Senior Night Friday

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team crushed the competition Tuesday during its game with Vail Christian, winning, 7-0.

Lance Scranton: Would you consider it?

Would you consider voting for someone based on the fact that they reflect the values you believe are important to get our country moving again? How often have you been asked to vote for someone in a national election because of their skin color, gender or religious beliefs? Isn’t voting for someone simply because they might represent a particular aspect of projected historical importance intellectual bondage?

Prather’s Pick: Danielle Steel’s latest novel

The titles of Danielle Steel’s books are listed on one of the front pages of this week’s featured book, her latest novel. There are 93of them, plus three nonfiction books and a book for children. “Prodigal Son” is published by Delacorte Press (2015).

County Commissioners put pedal down on plan to shave Yellowjacket's crown

Driver sight distances on the steep, winding climb to the top of Yellowjacket Pass south of Steamboat are inadequate particularly when the curve causes approaching motorists to stray into the oncoming lane.

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Swing into spring with Craig Putt-Putt Classic on Saturday

The annual Craig Putt-Putt Classic takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday beginning at Mathers Bar, 420 Yampa Ave. Teams can knock around some golf balls indoors with holes at Mathers, The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way.

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Colorado seeks to close water gap

From the Wasatch Front in Utah, to the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona to the irrigated hay meadows of Northwest Colorado, peoples’ lives are linked by the scarcity of water.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 22, 2015: Moffat County rodeo competitors remain highly ranked in state

The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School rodeo teams rode hard in Pueblo Saturday and Sunday. CMS eighth-grader Kinlie Brennise stands at the top of the all-around list of junior high competitors after a weekend that included wins in the first day of ribbon roping and the second day of breakaway roping, placing second in the first day of breakaway and fifth in the second day of ribbon.

Moffat County Commissioner recap for April 21

Moffat County Commissioner recap for April 21