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Lois Stoffle: A heartfelt thanks

Saying “Thank You” for so much love and concern seems so inadequate.

Dave DeRose: Thank a snow plower

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that applies to our services as well. It is your point of perception that will frame your reaction to any situation.

CMEDP Column: Here's to a prosperous 2016 for our community

A blank piece of paper. Lofty goals. I am a list maker and I love the idea of beginning fresh with a new list, just as Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership has recently done.

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Craig water mains bursting across city

Water mains around the city have been breaking at a rate of around three to four a month since the end of November, according to Craig Water Department officials.

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New Parent Education Center to offer key family resource

Connections 4 Kids is opening a Parent Education Center and introducing it to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Cherish the Little Things art show.

Thoughtful Parenting: Understanding adoption

Not every family grows in the same way. While many parents experience the birth of their biological children, other parents experience the journey of adopting children who are forever theirs.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 8, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 8, 2016: Kids’ cheer, dance team seeks energetic performers

The fourth annual mini-cheer squad and dance team performance is open to boys and girls ages 12 and younger. Practices will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Moffat County High School cafeteria, 900 Finley Lane, for a show during halftime of the MCHS boys varsity basketball game against Coal Ridge Friday. The cost is $10 per child, and parents can register at 5 p.m. Tuesday at MCHS.

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Western Slope Championships see Moffat County swimmers place 11th

Coach: Athletes set 18 new personal bests to complete season

The season is complete for Moffat County High School girls swimming, and though none of the Bulldogs will continue to state, many on the team made a splash at the regional event. MCHS placed 11th of 12 teams at the 4A Western Slope League Championships Friday and Saturday in Grand Junction, one of the smaller schools to attend.

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Moffat County girls bounce back with big win vs. Basalt

Lady Bulldogs retain 1st place in conference, seek to keep it that way

Before they even stepped foot in the Moffat County High School gym Saturday, the Basalt girls basketball team knew they would have a trying day, but the Lady Bulldogs had some frustrations to work out beyond the normal gameplay. MCHS girls varsity hoops corralled the Longhorns, 77-36, to move to 12-3 overall and 9-1 in the 3A Western Slope League.

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Moffat County boys blow away Basalt in high-energy hoops game

Bulldogs take 4th consecutive win, move to 4th place in league

Bulldog basketball was in fine form at home this weekend as the boys varsity team triumphed 50-37 against the Basalt Longhorns.

Healthy eating: Spinach enchilada casserole

Spinach enchilada casserole

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Dietitians on board with new guidelines taking aim at added sugars

Added sugars lurk in many foods and beverages, and new national dietary guidelines suggest it’s time for everyone to shift eating habits to avoid excess sugar consumption.

Lifeline program now uses cellular data

“Before the newest units, we had to have a landline in order to have a Lifeline,” said Stayton Mosbey, Lifeline program coordinator for The Memorial Hospital in Craig.

Health Briefs: Colorado Health Foundation's listening tour comes to Craig

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

Education Briefs: Trust in adults affects children’s willingness to delay gratification, CU-Boulder study finds

Research indicates that preschoolers who observe an adult behaving in an untrustworthy manner give up on waiting for a delayed reward at a rate that is nearly three times that of preschoolers who observe an adult behaving in a trustworthy manner.

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Talents shines at Moffat County High School show

This year’s talent show, on Jan. 20, featured an eclectic assortment of acts, from music to comedy, with about a dozen performers.

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Olathe Pirates provide pushback for Moffat County basketball

Girls take 1st conference loss, boys achieve third win in a row

Fortunes were varied Friday night for Moffat County High School hoops teams, as varsity basketball traveled to Olathe.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 6, 2016: CNCC softball starts strong in Nevada tourney

The Colorado Northwestern Community College women’s softball team recently started its season, 4-2, at the Las Vegas Classic Tournament in Henderson, Nevada.

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Moffat County boys C-Team stomps Steamboat Springs in final game

The season is in the books for Moffat County High School boys C-Team basketball, and that book reads 14-3. The younger Bulldogs finished their year with a home game against Steamboat Springs, taking a 55-30 victory, the fourth win over the Sailors this season.