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Craig fifth-grader undeterred by rare condition, chemo treatments

Nicholas Crookston doesn’t look like he’s sick. The enthusiastic 11-year-old plays baseball and loves science experiments, history and camping.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 22, 2014: Community college transfer students should apply now for four-year schools

Students who plan to transfer from a community college to a four-year college are reminded to apply now for fall admission in order to receive the same housing and financial aid opportunities as traditional students. For students who want to start in the fall of 2015, the priority deadline to apply is Dec. 1.

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Moffat County High School pool, football coaches, recognitions discussed at school board meeting

The future of the Moffat County High School swimming pool, football coaches and recognitions were just a few of the things discussed at the Moffat County School District Board of Education meeting Thursday evening at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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Craig Middle School gathers cans, $2,700 in funds for food drive

The students of Craig Middle School went above and beyond in recent weeks collecting food and funds on behalf of the Interfaith Food Bank, coming up with a grand tally of more than 14,000 nonperishable food items.

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MCHS students offer job skills workshops to Craig residents

Nearly everyone has experienced butterflies in their stomach before a job interview at some point in their lives. Knowing how to dress, what to say, how to present a polished resume and understanding basic technology skills are invaluable in a world where jobs can be in short supply.

Northwest Colorado BOCES considers pooling equipment under new strategic plan

The Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Education Services is considering pooling assistive technology equipment for students in an effort to save district costs.

Hayden School District to embark on long-term planning process

With local tax revenues guaranteed for the next five years, the Hayden School District is moving forward with its long-term planning.

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CNCC board discusses new parking lot, personnel developments

At its monthly meeting, the Colorado Northwestern Community College Board of Control discussed the construction of a new parking lot, a trail system and personnel changes.

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Holiday musical in store from Moffat County drama program

'Mr. Scrooge' features all ages in cast

The curtain will go up next week on “Mr. Scrooge,” a musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as performed by the MCHS theater program, with opening night on Thursday.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 15, 2014: MCHS students to offer workshop on job skills

Members of DECA and Future Business Leaders of America will host “Business in Action” from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moffat County High School.

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Moffat County students visit dyed-in-the-wool Craig mill

Moffat County High School’s Fashion Design and Clothing class got a firsthand look at custom, fiber-milling technology Thursday at Yampa Valley Fiberworks north of Craig.

South Routt School District receives $60,360 grant from marijuana tax revenue to hire health care professional

Eleven school districts across the state, including South Routt School District, received nearly $1 million in grant funding Wednesday set aside by the legislature from marijuana tax revenue to be dedicated to addressing health care professional needs in Colorado schools.

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Craig students give visitors a tour of local veterans’ history

Sunset Elementary students put on their tour guide hats Tuesday morning to show visitors their oral history exhibit at Wyman Living History Museum.

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Moffat County High School honors Veterans Day, local vets

Patriotism was in no short supply on Tuesday morning during Moffat County High School’s Veterans Day ceremony and assembly.

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Craig Middle School launches smartphone app

Craig Middle School students will never again have to wonder what’s for lunch. The school recently launched its own app, designed to help parents and students stay in the loop at the touch of a button.

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