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Eight candidates vie for four Moffat County school board seats; two run unopposed

The deadline was Friday for prospective Moffat County School District Board of Education candidates to submit their materials, with a total of eight candidates putting in their bids for four open seats.

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Moffat County has 5 residents running for CNCC board seats

The race is on for three open seats on Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Board of Control. The candidates for the at-large positions include Zack Allen, Mike Anson, Dave DeRose, Terry Carwile and Tamilyn Fager, the first three of whom are all incumbents.

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Every Kid in a Park program offers free passes to national parks for fourth-graders

The Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to www.everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire year.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Eyes of the Dragon

Peering at us from out of the darkness on late summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco, the Dragon.

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Dinosaur 2015 brings global competition

Hang glider pilots from around the world eager to compete in the vast skies of Colorado and Utah were grounded on Sunday morning due to thunderstorms.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Aug. 31, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig education briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Free or reduced price meal applications due

Families that may qualify for free and reduced meals must submit an application form to Moffat County School District food services for the 2015-16 school year.

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Moffat County teachers, students, administrators busy with back-to-school preparations

Whether you’re a student, a parent or have nothing to do with schools at all, it’s hard not to feel the palpable changes that come in late summer: the changing light of the turning season, a cool crispness in the air, and the buzz of back-to-school preparations.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Meeker softball season has home games Saturday

The Meeker High School varsity softball team will play its home opener Saturday with a varsity doubleheader against Grand Junction’s JV team, games at noon and 2 p.m. in Meeker.

TMH Living Well: Getting kids sleep-ready for school

The first week of school can be exciting — that is if you can get your child out of bed to experience it. With the relaxed habit of sleeping in during the summer, kids often have a harsh wakeup call when school starts. Here are some tips on helping your kids get back into healthy school year sleep habits.

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School board discusses prospective board candidates, Maybell School, hospital deal

Moffat County School District’s Board of Education convened for its regularly monthly meeting Thursday evening, record-breaking for its brevity.

Hang gliding competition takes flight in Dinosaur

Starting on Sunday, the five-day Dinosaur 2015 hang gliding competition “brings serious competition back to the big air of western Colorado,” according to organizers.

Colowyo and Trapper continue to sift through legal woes

As OSMRE approaches its Sept. 6 deadline, Craig and Moffat County are faced with a pivotal moment in the future of the area’s economy. Although the situation at Colowyo may be approaching resolution, Trapper Mine, which was originally spared from a remedial assessment in Jackson’s ruling, has been thrown back into the ring and will likely be subject to an OSMRE redo.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 28, 2015: Co-ed volleyball registration open

Craig Parks & Recreation’s fall co-ed volleyball season begins soon, with two leagues: competitive teams play Monday nights, semi-competitive Tuesdays. Sign-up is $200 per team and $20 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 4.

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Moffat County School District launches Shared School for homeschool students

Parents and students in Moffat County will see their educational options continue to grow this year with the start of the new Moffat County School District Shared School program.

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