Latest stories

Subscribe

Senior Spotlight: Saying goodbye to my column

Having the position of Moffat County Seniors Activity Director gave me opportunity to meet people and know what was happening in Craig and surrounding areas. My columns were mainly about what was going on and who was participating in the events, also local family events and notices, just a basic who’s doing what or who is going where. Since the town was smaller it seemed like everyone knew everyone or had heard of them and local news held a distinct interest to the readers.

Stephanie Pearce: Protect our coal mines

This last week has been a whirlwind of emotion with the ruling of Judge R. Brooke Jackson regarding his decision that affects Colowyo Mine. I honestly wonder where common sense has gone sometimes.

Government update for May 15

Government update for Moffat County Commissioners and Craig Rural Fire Protection District.

Tease photo

Moffat County seniors get their game faces on for Dude Dent Awards

Dinner to honor scholar athletes of all grade levels

To excel on the football field, basketball court or any other sporting venue takes talent. To do that and also succeed in the classroom is especially worthy of acknowledgment. Moffat County High School will pay tribute to its best and brightest athletes during the annual Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner Thursday evening at the Clarion Inn & Suites, a night that will honor those who have played multiple sports throughout high school while still paying attention to their schoolwork.

Tease photo

Bulldog Sports for the week of May 18, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Tease photo

Moffat County girls fly to four state track championships

Kayla Pinnt breaks own records, repeats as 100, 200 victor; girls place 4th, boys 31st

The Moffat County High School girls track team had a field day during the final stretch of the 3A State Championships at Jefferson County Stadium.

Craig Briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper on community needs

The Craig Daily Press will host Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. June 3 at The Memorial Hospital.

Tease photo

Record numbers fill audience and stage for CNCC graduation

Colorado Northwestern Community College graduates and their families filled the Colorado Room on the Rangely campus like never before for the May 9 graduation ceremony.

Jeff Stoddard: Welcome to The Learning Chronicles

Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Learning Chronicles. Through this partnership between Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Craig Daily Press we hope to provide what we call, “insights and possibilities for continuing education in Northwest Colorado.”

Choosing the right college takes thought, determination and time

The following tips will help potential college students find the right campus fit.

Tease photo

Moffat County relay team races to 3A state title

4x200 group 1st at state, Matt Hamilton wins 3rd in triple jump

The MCHS foursome of Emma Samuelson, Lauren Samuelson, Kayla Pinnt and Ary Shaffer claimed a state title in the 4x200-meter relay Friday at Jefferson County Stadium with a time of one minute, 45.03 seconds.

Tease photo

Yampa River Ranch Rodeo kicks off in Craig

Moffat County Fairgrounds’ bleachers were full on Friday evening as crowds gathered for the first night of cowboy revelry at the Yampa River Ranch Rodeo.

Craig Sports Briefs for May 16, 2015: Annual bike ride to Maybell gets in gear

The early morning “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle event hosted by Craig Parks & Recreation will take place starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Northwest Storage parking lot, 1592 W. Victory Way, in Craig.

Tease photo

Moffat County swimmers end season with state preliminaries

Relay team posts best time

The Moffat County High School boys swim team made a splash at the 4A State Championships Friday in Thornton, though not quite as big as they needed it to be. The Bulldogs finished the season with some of their best times to date in three events: the 50-yard freestyle, 100 free and 200 free relay at the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center.

Faith Column: What's your worldview?

Unless you are in college or seminary, how often do you think about how your worldview affects your day-to-day life? Even if you are in college, do ever consider it after you turned in your worldview assignment? Your worldview matters, and as a Christian it is especially important to look at life (and beyond) with the right perspective, or worldview.

Baxter Black: Roundin' up a loose cow

Columnist Baxter Black shares a wild story of rounding up a cow on the loose.

From Pipi’s Pasture: The rewards of planting a garden

Diane Prather shares her love for gardening each year — under the watchful eyes of the cows and calves.

Our View: Safety first this spring and summer

The changing season brings a shift in activities. The sun starts to shine, and people dust off their bicycles, running shoes and fishing rods to name a few. Families and friends gather for barbeques, camping and boating.

New section highlights higher education

QWA college education is the foundation to a solid future in any given field, and anyone who graduated with a higher education degree knows they’ve gained more than just a diploma. That’s why the Craig Daily Press is thrilled to introduce The Learning Chronicles, which is a new section featuring higher education news that will publish the first Saturday each month.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: A jovial young giant

Noted cartoonist, Chester Klock, came to Moffat County in 1956 to do a series called “Familiar Faces” for the local Craig Empire-Courier newspaper.