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VNA: Home Health supports home healing

Nearly a year ago, Gerry Pritchard of Craig received a dire diagnosis — stage four melanoma. Doctors said he probably only had a couple of months to live, but he was determined to fight. Remarkably, much of his cancer and tumors are now gone; he is enjoying more independence and mobility and starting to feel like himself again.

TMH Living Well: Solutions to shoulder injury or arthritis

From a dislocation playing football, dull pain after painting the house or aching pain with weather changes, shoulder problems can affect people of different age groups and walks of life. Shoulders are unique in that there can be multiple causes for discomfort.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Family tradition that touches the community

There aren’t too many businesses in Craig that have stood the test of time, but Mathers' Bar has been in the Mathers family since 1953. Pete Mathers, son of Spring Creek homesteaders northwest of Craig, graduated from Craig High School in 1934.

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130-acre Strawberry Fire near Meeker burns 12 vehicles, 4 outbuildings

Fire is 100 percent contained

A 135-acre fire two miles west of Meeker called the Strawberry Fire burned 12 vehicles and four outbuildings along County Road 7 Thursday, according to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office.

The Humane Society of Moffat County: Thank you groups

The Humane Society of Moffat County thanks Pepsi and Northwest Storage for their help and support at the Whittle the Wood event.

Christina Oxley: Craig’s response rocks

The people in Northwest Colorado continue to amaze me.

4 outbuildings, 12 vehicles lost in 135-acre fire in Rio Blanco

A 135-acre fire in Meeker off County Road 7 Thursday burned 12 vehicles and four outbuildings, according to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. The fire was located roughly 2.5 miles up from Highway 64, and it's now 50 percent contained. Meeker Fire Department is in charge of the fire.

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Moffat County hopes for changes to BLM sage grouse plan

The proposed Bureau of Land Management greater sage grouse plan — which will affect about 1,167,000 acres of federal surface land in Moffat County and 31,700 acres in Routt County — is nearing completion, and Moffat County Commissioners are hoping the final recorded plan will reflect some of the changes they requested.

On The Record for Aug. 20

On The Record for Aug. 20.

Fires under control in Moffat County

All of the 34 fires started in Northwest Colorado by lightning over the weekend have been contained, said Lynn Barclay, public information officer for Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit, on Thursday afternoon.

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CMEDP meeting recap for Aug. 19

At their monthly meeting on Wednesday the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership discussed upcoming opportunities to strengthen the economy and the process of implementing a Local Marketing District.

Janet Sheridan: Test anxiety creates unnecessary stress

All through my schooling, I tested well. When other students complained of sleepless nights, sweaty palms and nervous stomachs during finals week, I remained smugly silent. But lately, I, too, suffer from test anxiety because now a test means having my vein stuck with a turkey baster, my bottom exposed to strangers, or my bosom squeezed to a crepe.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 21, 2015: Safari Club selling tickets for drawing

Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area. The prize available is a Teton four-burner gas grill. Singles are $5 apiece, while a book of five is $20.

Mike Littwin: Donald Trump’s immigration bomb

Donald Trump’s new immigration plan is a threat to the GOP, the Donald himself and the limits of reality.

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New I-70 mountain express lane expected to open by year's end

Community members on the Western Slope will be able to weigh in on the proposed pricing for the lane on Sept. 21 during a telephone town hall hosted by CDOT.

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Couple Amanda, Jason Back claim club championships at Yampa Valley Golf Course

A certain Northwest Colorado couple gives a whole new meaning to back-to-back titles. Amanda and Jason Back were on top of the world over the past weekend as the two of them claimed the Ladies and Men’s Club Championships at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

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Moffat County boys golf opens season with 3rd place finish in Gypsum

Moffat County High School boys varsity golf team shot a combined 276 Wednesday at Gypsum Creek Golf Course to place third among eight 3A schools in Eagle Valley High School’s 3A and 4A tournament.

Steamboat man suspected of sex assault

Police began investigating the incident Friday after a Steamboat Springs Transit bus driver was told about a sex assault.

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September deadline looms for deciding endangered status of greater sage grouse

"This is a place that has been overlooked for far too long — it’s windshield country. People drive through it to get to somewhere else. But there is a 12-act drama in that country that really matters." – Luke Schafer, Conservation Colorado

Washington woman suspected of defrauding Steamboat company out of $157,000

Colleen Lucille Stark has been charged with Class 3 felony theft, Class 3 felony computer crime and Class 6 felony criminal impersonation.