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Craig Education Briefs Aug. 16, 2014: Love INC’s Back-to-School Fair is Saturday

Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.

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A changing landscape in Moffat County education

While kids enjoy their last week of summer freedom before the new school year starts up, those in charge of providing for their learning are busy making big decisions about the future of education in Moffat County.

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Moffat County TCAP scores remain below Colorado average

School district to analyze results for September report

The initial results from this spring’s TCAP testing sessions were released by Colorado Department of Education Thursday afternoon, among them the scores from Moffat County. MCSD’s schools showed improvement in some subjects and grade levels compared to 2013, though many numbers showed that the district’s students could improve greatly in reading, writing and math.

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Wyoming police conclude Moffat County football team hazing investigation

County attorney reviewing information, has yet to become public

On Aug. 8, the Evanston (Wyoming) Police Department concluded its investigation into the alleged Moffat County football hazing incident that took place in Evanston from June 18 to 20. Uinta County Prosecuting Attorney E. Dean Stout now will review the evidence and make recommendations about how to deal with any criminal activity that might have taken place at the football camp.

Education briefs for Aug. 9, 2014: Love INC’s Back-to-School Fair is next week

Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 16 in Alice Pleasant Park on the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.

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Moffat County High School boys golf aims for solid season

Head down, knees bent, back straight, hands correctly positioned. It takes a lot of concentration just for the stance of a golf swing, not to mention the stroke itself, but the members of Moffat County High School’s boys golf team are up for the challenge of mastering the motion.

Moffat County High School football team to gather Friday

Meeting will include health, safety checks, food, fun

The Moffat County High School football team will be meeting Friday to finalize pre-season details before practices officially begin.

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Craig community welcomes new football coach, athletic director

Football practices start Aug. 11

The MCHS auditorium was full of football players and their families meeting newly hired head football coach Keith Gille and Athletics and Activities Director Mike Mitchell.

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Vader feeling comfortable as Hayden's new superintendent 1 month into new job

Hayden School District Superintendent Trudy Vader is a month into her new job. The first line of business is forging a bond between the Hayden community and its education system, as well as revamping the district's vision for the near and distant future.

Education briefs for Aug. 2, 2014: Colorado Northwestern Community College features canine course

Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus recently opened its Career Tech Center to the K-9 Nose Work mock dog training course by National Association of Canine Scent Work. The class utilizes basic scent training techniques used in bomb, drug and search and rescue dogs, according to a press release from NACSW.

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Moffat County School District hires new head football coach, athletic director

Moffat County School District has a new head football coach and athletic director. The district announced Wednesday morning that it has hired Mike Mitchell as the seventh-through-12th-grade athletic director for the school district, and Keith Gille is the new head coach of the Moffat County High School Bulldogs football team.

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Hundreds of Northwest Colorado residents rally for coal in Denver

Miners and community members gathered in the Kmart parking lot early Tuesday morning to board a fleet of buses to Denver to rally in support of coal.

Education briefs for July 26, 2014: Hunter Outreach Program available for youths, women

The deadline to apply for the Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Hunter Outreach Programs is 5 p.m. Aug. 1.

Moffat County High School to hire new coaches

Police investigation still underway

Moffat County School District is moving forward with its search for new football coaches and plans to hire a new head coach by early next week.

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Denver teenagers swap technology for environmental education

Six Denver high schoolers are trading technology for the environment as part of The Nature Conservancy's annual internship program in Routt County.

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