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Steamboat's Annika Fahrner swims for Moffat County team at state

Annika Fahrner, a Steamboat Springs High School junior recently competed at the 3A CHSAA State Championships in Thornton on behalf of Moffat County High School girls swimming.

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Thoughtful Parenting: February National Children’s Dental Health Month

Did you know that cavities are the most common childhood disease? The good news is that cavities are almost 100 percent preventable.

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Business Buzz: Duck quacks again — Craig has new independent Aflac agent

Business news across Moffat County.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Feb. 13, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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History in Focus: Sam Havenga and the moon over Salerno

As the first man from Craig to die in World War II in Salerno, Italy, Sam Havenga heralded the sacrifice Craig would suffer during World War II. Sam didn’t appear to have the making of a soldier, but like so many of his generation, World War II demanded he take part in the gruesome carnage.

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Art, chocolate make good mixture for favorite Craig downtown event

If there’s a slight chill in the air yet couples are still strolling down the street with a bundle of sweet stuff in their hands, you know it must be the yearly Art Walk and Taste of Chocolate. Downtown Business Association brought its local lead-in to Valentine’s Day to life Saturday as shops along Yampa Avenue and Victory Way treated residents to fine arts, live music and tempting confections.

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Moffat County basketball stays strong during road series

Boys, girls hoops defeat Olathe; Bulldog boys lose heartbreaker in Gunnison

It’s a road trip that can be a hassle for Moffat County High School hoops each year, but the miles traveled were mostly worth it over the past weekend. MCHS varsity basketball won three of four match-ups Friday and Saturday, with away games in Olathe and Gunnison.

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Moffat County wrestlers reign as regional champs

Bulldogs win tournament, prepare to send eight to state

Simply put, Moffat County High School wrestling had a great weekend. MCHS claimed the 3A Region 1 team title Saturday during the regional tournament in Buena Vista, with one individual champion, eight state qualifiers and 11 total athletes making it to the podium, tallying 196 points according to Trackwrestling.

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Serving in Africa is one Northwest Colorado woman’s mission

A deep love of God has moved one Northwest Colorado woman to make her third mission trip to Africa.

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Superfood Tip: Give water life with fresh fruit

Refresh the life of your water with slices of strawberries, whole raspberries or lemon and lime wedges.

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Government update for the week of Feb. 13

Government meeting agendas for the week of Feb. 13

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Boon or bust? TransWest signals tax revenues for Moffat County, tough negotiations for landowners

The route for the TransWest Express transmission line — set to traverse Northwest Colorado on its 725-mile path from Wyoming to Nevada — received a final stamp of federal approval last month from the Western Area Power Administration, on the heels of Bureau of Land Management approval in December.

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Day 1 at regionals sees Moffat County wrestling high in point count

Six Bulldog grapplers guaranteed to place as tournament continues

The first day of competition at the 3A Region 1 Tournament finished with Moffat County High School wrestling in prime position, standing in second place by the end of the night Friday.

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From Pipi’s Pasture: Feeding top bales

During a good part of the winter, we feed small, rectangular bales (we feed round bales a little later). Lyle loads the bales on a 4-wheeler-pulled trailer, drives them out to the feedlot, and scatters them around the lot — two trailer loads. My job is to cut the strings and spread the hay out (as much as possible when there are bunches of cows pushing each other around the bales).

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Over a Cup of Coffee: A Valentine’s Day treat

Janine Rinker of Craig sent in the first of this week’s recipes with a note that it is “a favorite Valentine’s Day treat.” Crisom Crumble Bars will be a pretty treat for Valentine’s Day with its cranberry ingredient. Thanks, Janine!

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Elderly man loses $3,000 to scam: On the record for Feb. 9

5:56 p.m. On the 1100 block of Breeze Street, an elderly man received a call that his nephew was in jail...

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Faith Column: Martin Luther's influence on Christianity

Faith Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and this year, 2017, we are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the reformation.

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Josh Nowak: State's broadband plan can work

ZIRKEL Wireless would like to say that Hickenlooper’s vision of 100 percent coverage by 2020 is feasible. And it can be done for much less than most of our decision makers think.

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Moffat County C-team basketball shows grade-A sportsmanship

Girls take three wins during week; boys highlight teammate to close Thursday game

It’s not often a single shot warrants high energy from a basketball crowd in the final minutes when the team is already down by more than 20 points. Even so, this reaction meant the world to a member of Moffat County High School hoops. MCHS C-teams had a busy schedule this week, with girls hosting Meeker Tuesday and both squads traveling to Roaring Fork Wednesday and bringing in Battle Mountain Thursday.

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Lynne Carroll and family: Thank you

Our family would like to thank all of those many many people who helped my mother throughout the last couple of years of her life.