The 68th annual Craig Kiwanis Club play took place this weekend, and if you weren’t there, you’ll have to wait until next year to find out what the hype was all about. The two-night performance is something that, as loyal fans know, is kept within the confines of the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
Precipitation is likely for Northwest Colorado this week starting Monday, but don’t expect torrents of rain to hit the entire area.
The coming week in sports for Moffat County High School.
March is here, it’s springtime in the Rockies. Yes, there will be snow now and then, but in between are green sprouts peeking out at us. Crocus, daffodils and shoots of grass are trying hard to make their presence known. In the first mild days of March each minute is sweeter than before, like waking up from a long winter slumber. Thoughts turn to planting, renewing perhaps a stirring of hope and all things new and refreshed. I liken it to the turning of the earth in our inner gardens and a stirring of hope in better things to come.
Milestone birthdays can be exciting, but it seems the older you get, the less exciting they become. I was the youngest kid on our block growing up. I was quite a bit younger than most, and I always wanted to be older like the other children.
Nine months into his first elected term as district attorney, Brett Barkey put defense attorneys on notice that felony plea deals would no longer be bargains. Local defense attorneys took Barkey’s comments to mean one thing. With non-negotiable plea offers that mandated years in prison, more cases were going to trial. But how many trials had the DA’s office actually won?
The Bulldogs will host regional games in Craig next weekend.
Moffat County beat Olathe by three with clutch defense late in the game to guarantee home regional games.
Moffat County School District will host a meeting for parents from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the district administration building, 775 Yampa Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to address concerns with Common Core Standards and other parts of the educational system.
The Connect For Health Colorado RV will be in Northwest Colorado for open enrollment sessions today.
The Bulldogs are missing lots of starters from last year's team but believe they have the capability of being a winning group this year.
Cholesterol levels are far from just a grown-up matter, and Northwest Colorado medical professionals hope to emphasize that parents should keep their child’s readings in mind.
Perhaps it’s a craving for Mexican casseroles that sent me to my files, searching for casserole recipes. Most of the Mexican casserole recipes I use are pretty similar in ingredients and preparations, so I was hunting for something a little “different.”
New nutrition labels proposed Thursday for many popular foods, including ice cream, aim to more accurately reflect what people actually eat. And the proposal would make calorie counts on labels more prominent, too, reflecting that nutritionists now focus more on calories than fat.
Underscoring that excess regulation impacts small businesses’ ability to create jobs and grow the economy, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., voted Thursday to pass legislation to provide additional review and scrutiny in the regulatory process, according to a press release from Tipton’s office.
The Obama administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday to help states that have had technical problems running their own enrollment websites.
The Bulldogs will play Aspen on Saturday for the third time this season to try for the district championship
Literacy coordinator given $1,000 check in Friday ceremony
Tiffany Trevenen received the Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Award for her work as the literacy coordinator for East, as well as her years of service to Moffat County School District.
Each time the season is about to change her at Pipi’s Pasture, I just can’t help myself — I have to write about it. After all, it brings changes to what is going on in the agricultural community and, for that matter, the rest of our community as well.
The MCHS girls basketball team will play for a second straight district championship Saturday in Palisade.