The election season is in full swing and the candidates are starting to make their run for the biggest prize American politics has to offer — commercial spots on television, radio and social media that bash the other candidate instead of describing how our country will be better for electing them to office.
There are two books in this week’s column, a biography and a book of outdoor activities for families. First of all, last week’s column was a review of “The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved” by Christopher Andersen. I didn’t have room in the column for yet another biography, this one about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Police station committee chairman John Kerst called the misconduct allegations the "900-pound gorilla in the room."
Snow has been disappearing from the valley floor at a rapid rate this month, but travelers headed over Rabbit Ears can also see plain signs of an early runoff above 9,000 feet.
The emergency meeting was called Friday, less than two days after council members read a 10-page letter from former Steamboat Police Detective Dave Kleiber that alleges the police chief and deputy police chief have created "an atmosphere of fear and intimidation" and "a hostile work environment" at the police department.
A preliminary hearing has been set for June 9 and 10 for Lucas Johnson, the man who has been charged with murdering longtime Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman.
Agenda for Moffat County Commissioners' Tuesday meeting.
One Craig business is slicing with the best of them. Brother’s Custom Processing took home seven awards at Hands Across the Rockies, the Wyoming-Colorado Meat Processors Associations’ annual convention recently at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
Spring is here. Finally. A season of change. A season of growth. A season of moving forward. While we all know spring still brings dark, snowy days once in a while, we have those green blades of grass that we’ll see soon.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The Moffat County High School girls and boys varsity track teams placed seventh and 12, respectively, Saturday at the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction, with the Bulldogs among the top finishers in many events. In her first meet of the season, Kayla Pinnt won the 100-meter dash at a time of 12.27 seconds. She also joined Emma Samuelson, Lauren Samuelson and Ary Shaffer to take the win in the 4x200 relay at one minute, 47.49 seconds.
In my new room the bed is next to a window that faces east which, much to my delight, resulted in my waking up to a beautiful sunrise. The sky presented a panorama of various shades of peach and pink, which mixed with cloudy white and blue thrown in to hold it all together. The blue of the sky changed color, deepening as the day became more apparent, resulting in a glorious day.
For the Wagner family, the beginning of spring means less and less and eventually none of their favorite activity until the next winter, but they’ll have some vivid memories. The Wagners recently completed a season of snowmobile racing, with youngest member Tallyn doing especially well. The kid who just turned 10 revved his engine with some of the best young talent around, most of them much older than he is.
The Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter aimed for a big turnout this year at its seventh annual fundraiser, and it hit its target and then some. It was a considerable crowd Saturday evening for the SCI banquet at the Clarion Inn & Suites, as residents dove in to dinner and more provided by the group, which focuses on promoting hunting and wildlife conservation.
The season is far from over for the wrestlers of Craig Middle School. The Bulldogs claimed a title as the best of twelve schools in the area at the Western Slope Championship Saturday in Meeker.
Albert Einstein said, “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Our community is facing some extremely difficult economic hurdles.
There are certain attributes about a person that make them an obvious candidate for leadership positions in our community. That person is honest, decisive, strong and community minded.
The first “YES” marked on my ballot in the upcoming Craig City Council election will be in support of Kent Nielson with no hesitation at all.
Classic American comedy has performances Thursday, Friday, Saturday
When you live in a household that includes a snake handler, a fireworks manufacturer, and a confectionary specialist who wants to be a ballerina, “normal” is a relative term to say the least. Such is the family that makes up the clan at the center of “You Can’t Take It with You,” the latest theatrical production from the Moffat County High School drama department, which opens Thursday night.
A rocky first game is a distant memory for the members of the Moffat County High School girls soccer team, now ready to play a lengthy, solid season. Now four games into their year, the Bulldogs are tearing up their new home field and loving it with a 3-1 record to date.