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Moffat County school board candidates diverge on mill levy, Common Core

Civic engagement was alive and well at Thursday evening’s school board candidate forum hosted by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots.

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Win not in the cards for Moffat County volleyball Thursday

Lady Bulldogs lose 3-0 in Homecoming game with Grand Valley

The Lady Bulldogs finished their home season Thursday night with a 3-0 defeat by Grand Valley in a game that was also their pink game and Homecoming competition. MCHS girls knew going in it would be a tough one, and the Cardinals showed why they’re ranked second in the 3A Western Slope League, downing the Lady Dogs quickly in 25-14 and 25-12 sets to start.

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Moffat County soccer splits Homecoming week games

Bulldogs conquer Colorado Rocky Mountain School, fall to Basalt

With two similar game scenarios — a tie at halftime — in both of their games during Homecoming Week, Moffat County High School boys soccer had a great outcome in the first instance. The other, not so much. MCHS had its highest-scoring game to date this season Tuesday with a 7-3 triumph in Carbondale against Colorado Rocky Mountain School.

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Moffat County teachers seek reduction in testing

Members of Moffat County Education Association are joining forces with educators statewide to address the issue of too much testing in public schools.

Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 7, 2015: Craig Middle School basketball meeting Thursday

The Craig Middle School boys basketball teams will host an informational meeting for parents of interested players at 6 p.m. Thursday in the CMS auditorium, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Jimmy Westlake: Planets parade in morning sky

If you are an early riser, you might have noticed several bright objects in the pre-dawn sky and wondered what they are.

CNCC holds foundation board retreat

The Annual CNCC Foundation Board Retreat wrapped up on Sept. 27 on the CNCC Rangely Campus.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 3, 2015: Bears Ears Patriots to host school board forum Thursday

Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will host a forum for Moffat County Board of Education candidates from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday the Colorado Northwestern Community College Bell Tower building in room 201.

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CNCC Craig campus enrollment up third year in a row

Enrollment is up at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus for the third year in a row, according to numbers recently compiled by the college. Total enrollment throughout the college’s two campuses and service areas is also higher at 1,118 students, a 2.4-percent increase over last year.

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Study shows positive link between dual enrollment, college attendance

The concurrent enrollment program through Colorado Northwestern Community College gives high school students an opportunity not only to get a jump on their college education, but to do so without spending a dime.

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Moffat County, CNCC rodeo finish fall with gusto

The buckaroos of Northwest Colorado have earned a respite after a long month in the arena, but you can be assured they won’t be slowing down too much as the weather gets colder. The Moffat County High School and Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo teams each ended their early seasons last week, MCHS at Elizabeth and CNCC at Logan, Utah.

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Moffat County High School Homecoming promises great time

During the time of year when the leaves are changing colors, the hues of royal blue and white remain ever the same. It’s Homecoming Week at Moffat County High School starting Monday, and the Bulldogs are looking back on the years in style with a retro theme that celebrates decades past.

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Dinosaur National Monument celebrates 100 years

Dinosaur National Monument will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend with a variety of scheduled events and free entry to facilities.

TMH Living Well: Regular check-ups, exercise increase chance of breast cancer survival

Getting diagnosed with breast cancer — any cancer — is scary. It’s hard to avoid thoughts of “what if,” especially when there is a lag between diagnostic appointments or procedures. Yet, breast cancer is survivable for many, and getting regular check ups increases those odds tremendously. Early detection often means early stage — and early stage means treatable.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 2, 2015: Doak Walker results — Week 6

The sixth week of Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football league has come and gone, with players in grades three through six still hitting hard.