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Lisa Brown: Hospice Daffodils a huge success

Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser. We are grateful to the 60 volunteers in Routt and Moffat counties who gave their time (more than 200 hours) to help with this event. This fundraiser also would not be possible without the 220 businesses and organizations that pre-ordered Daffodils and seven local retailer partners who provided us space on sale day.

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Mind Springs Health: American Health Care Act must change

Much has been written and debated about the American Health Care Act the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on. Simply stated, the plan in its current state has been found by the Colorado Health Institute to cause up to 600,000 of the most vulnerable Coloradans over the coming years to unnecessarily suffer, and lose not only their health care coverage but perhaps their life.

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Janet Sheridan: But wait, there’s more

My pretty friend Linda tucked a strand of blonde hair behind her ear and said, “There are too many options; I can’t make myself commit.” She wasn’t talking about choosing an ideal mate, finding her dream home or planning the perfect vacation. She was buying a vacuum. And I understood her frustration.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado approves $16K mineral lease

The Museum of Northwest Colorado will receive $16,000 from a mineral lease approved this month to Three Crown Petroleum, LLC.

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Duct-taped Jeep rouses suspicion: On the record for March 22

8:11 p.m. At The Memorial Hospital, officers responded to a report of a disturbance by a male party in the lobby who was knocking things over and being obnoxious. He left when officers arrived and no charges were pressed.

Bad Dogs Wrestling to hit mat for home tourney: Craig Sports Briefs for March 24, 2017

The 10th annual Bad Dogs Wrestling Classic takes place Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. With teams including hosting Bad Dogs, Moffat County Youth Wrestling and more from the region, the day will include three sessions, starting with grapplers 6 and younger at 8:30 a.m. Ages 7 to 10 begin at 10:30 a.m. and 11 to 14 at 12:30 p.m.

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Mother celebrates missing Craig girl’s birthday, asks for community help to continue the search

The mother of a missing Craig girl released balloons on March 18 to celebrate the teen’s fifteenth birthday almost seven months after her daughter disappeared. Katrina Treacy, 15, was last seen Aug. 23 by her mother, Jean Robertson. Robertson has not heard from her daughter since. “It’s been the most horrible thing in my life. Your whole heart is broken,” Robertson said.

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Moffat County AAU girls basketball winds through Wyoming competition

7th-graders win Casper tournament; 8th-graders hold strong with tough opponents

Heading over the border paid off well for members of Moffat County AAU basketball. The seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball teams recently competed in the 27th annual Casper Youth Tournament Casper, Wyoming, among more than 100 teams and multiple age groups from Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana, Utah and Nebraska.

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Durango educator named Hayden superintendent

Hayden School District’s new superintendent Christie Bloomquist says she quickly learned that this community was the right fit.

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Ice at Stagecoach Lake is thinning

Anglers cautioned: The ice close to the shore at Stagecoach Reservoir is very thin, it's a different story at Steamboat Lake.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Kong’ keeps going strong as reigning king of Hollywood

Besides the time period in which it’s set, “Kong: Skull Island” bears a great deal in common with movies like “Apocalypse Now.” But, though what the quarry characters are after is about the same build as the man who played Walter Kurtz, he’s much less demanding, at least in terms of salary.

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Northwest Colorado ranchers, farmers celebrate Ag Week 'family style'

Dairies and wheat farms not as prevalent

Northwest Colorado ranchers, farmers celebrate Ag Week family style.

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Streaker steals Sweet Lucy Bourbon: On the record for March 21

7:54 p.m. At Stockmen’s Liquors, officers responded to a report of theft by the man who was caught streaking in February between Stockmen’s and City Market. In this incident, he was fully clothed when he stole a bottle of Sweet Lucy Bourbon. He was issued a trespass notice and a summons for theft.

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Moffat County girls golf roster fits to a tee

The Moffat County High School girls golf team has yet to compete in a tournament so far this season, but given the welcoming outdoor climate, their coach sees them as being way ahead of schedule compared to last year. Earlier access to the links at Yampa Valley Golf Course have been beneficial to Bulldog golfers as they harness their drives, correct their chipping and perfect their putting.

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Craig briefs: 18 Moffat County nonprofits benefit from public funds

From the homeless to developmentally disabled adults to local parents of all stripes, a wide swath of Moffat County residents have benefited from public funding via the Human Resources Council.

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Transcripts reveal plea offer for man charged with 41 felonies

Transcripts released this week show the District Attorney’s Office is offering the man charged with 41 felonies a deal that means he could spend 18.2 years in prison.

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Police suspect man charged with dealing drugs died from overdose

Police suspect the 37-year-old Steamboat Springs man charged in February with felony drug distribution died early Monday morning from a drug overdose.

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Couple arrested after fighting over meth pipe: On the record and jail report for March 13 to 21

10:03 p.m. On the 1500 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of two suspicious males walking around with black coats, one wearing a black clown mask and the other wearing a skull mask. Officers did not find them.

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18 nonprofits benefit from public funds via Human Resources Council

From the homeless to developmentally disabled adults to local parents of all stripes, a wide swath of Moffat County citizens have benefited from public funding via the Human Resources Council.

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Local community servant mourned by community members

A dedicated community servant and U.S. Army veteran, 70-year-old Craig local Jeff Harding will be missed dearly by the many Craig organizations he served. He passed away suddenly due to a heart attack March 14.