Latest stories

Subscribe

New bereavement group in Craig will help people who have lost a loved one to suicide

On average, five people each year in Moffat County will take their own lives, said Ronna Autrey, executive director of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide. Those suicide deaths have a widespread impact, devastating loved ones, friends and co-workers, she said.

Legislative update for April 18

The legislative update for April 18

Government update for April 18

The government update for April 18.

Tease photo

Moffat County wrestling will see more opponents after proposal approval

CHSAA's legislative council approved an idea to change the enrollment numbers for class 3A, which will send more schools into the division in future seasons.

Shed hunters going off trails are tearing up public lands

With the weather warming, and the snow melted, people are getting to enjoy outdoor recreation again. One of these activities is shed hunting, which Wendy Reynolds, manager for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Snake Field Office, said can either be good family fun, or a destructive sport. In early spring, deer and elk start shedding their antlers. This is a prime time for people seeking antlers to find the trophies as they are scattered all across the public land. But, while this is an activity the BLM widely supports, some people are approaching it without considering the impact on the land, Reynolds said.

Pipi’s Pasture: The unpredictable Easter weather

When my brother, sisters and I were growing up on the ranch, we spent some worrisome days just prior to Easter. We looked forward to the holiday, and we worried that we might not get to have an Easter egg hunt. Our dad always said that an early Easter meant an early spring, but in Moffat County it really didn’t matter whether it was March or April; it could always storm.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: In the Rainbow Room

The local Craig restaurants are often favorite places for clubs and other groups to gather to celebrate or just enjoy a meal after some activity. The photo shown here was taken in the old Rainbow Room of the Cosgriff Hotel which was located at 110 East Victory Way.

TMH Living Well: TMH Health Fair scheduled for next Saturday

Have you been putting off getting important health screens? Do you want to adopt healthy lifestyle habits but are unsure of where to start? Come to the second annual community health fair from 7:30 a.m. to noon on April 26 at The Memorial Hospital and get both done at once!

Nate Waggenspack: Showing the runner's spirit at the Boston Marathon

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on runners overcoming last year's tragedy in Boston.

Mary Karen Solomon: Let us help you with the overwhelming cost of education

Colorado Northwestern Community College has just completed our first open meeting with parents of Moffat County High School students on April 17. Our goal was to explain what services CNCC can offer for their children — and themselves!

On the record for Moffat County jail April 18

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

Tease photo

Job fair provides information, opportunities for Craig teens

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair took place Thursday afternoon at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus. Hosted by the Colorado Workforce Center, Craig Daily Press, CNCC, Moffat County High School Student Council and Craig Chamber of Commerce, the event gave young people in the area an opportunity to look into the working world with about 20 groups and companies providing information.

Tease photo

Moffat County survives CRMS in nail-biter

The Oysters gave the Bulldogs all they could handle for 80 minutes but a late goal lifted MCHS to a win.

Tease photo

New Creation Church to offer eggs-cellent event

Craig Easter egg hunt features many activities

For the third year in a row, New Creation Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt for families in the community at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Craig briefs: Police to train retailers to prevent shoplifting

Craig Police Department will host a shoplifting and loss prevention class May 8 in response to a high rate of theft from retail stores in the area recently. The class is free, but those interested need to register with Dixie Beck at 970-826-2371.

Superfood Tip: Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a versatile, healthy and economical food staple to keep in your pantry.

Fitness Tip: Knee injuries

Knees are the main hinge between the ground and your entire body, the most common for injuries, and the most difficult to rest.

Tease photo

The Bock’s Office: Zany European exploits abound in ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

A story doesn’t have to be true, moral or even make complete sense in order to be meaningful. If none of these things bother you, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has a vacancy.

Mike Littwin: GOP race for governor still a mad toss-up

As a longtime (really, really longtime) political pundit, I’m embarrassed to say I have no idea who is going to win the Republican primary for governor. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure no one else does either.

Janet Sheridan: Troublesome technology

When my husband and I entered our assigned room in the downtown Denver hotel, we saw an open suitcase on an easy chair, clothes strewn about, and a football game on TV. Joel about-faced, dragged a baffled me back into the corridor, and rushed off to the lobby.