One of the first star patterns to catch your eye in the late summer and early fall is a distinctive group of 5 bright stars in the northeastern sky that forms the shape of a letter “W.”
New program slated to increase success in kindergarten and beyond
The new school year is quickly approaching and with it come some new changes to the district's Early Childhood Center.
Health announcements, news and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.
With high teacher turnover and large numbers of students leaving the school district each year, some parents and teachers are asking why Moffat County School District does not do formal exit interviews with departing teachers and students.
The sixth annual Rangely Rockin’ Bulls gets going at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Rangely’s Columbine Park. Jed Moore, Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo coach, describes the evening as the “most action-packed night” in Rio Blanco County. Tickets are $20 for the VIP treatment, $10 for general admission for adults, $5 for children and students and free to those under 3.
Colorado Northwestern Community College opens its doors to students and community members Saturday for its annual orientation and free community barbeque.
Brady Conner coming up on senior year as tight end at Adams State University
Brady Conner has his eyes on the goal line, both on and off the field. Conner, a 2011 Moffat County High School graduate, will be embarking on his final football season this fall as he enters another season with the Grizzlies of Adams State University.
Two very large constellations, Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, and Hercules, the Strong Man, take up a large chunk of our late summer sky. We see them standing head to head, high up in the southern sky as darkness falls.
Education briefs for Craig and Moffat County: Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its annual Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park on the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.
The Family Cast, Blast and Twang takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wyman Living History Museum, sponsored by Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Northwest Colorado Outfitters Chapter, Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter and Brother’s Custom Processing.
Moffat County School District’s alternative high school, known as the Youth Experiencing Success program, is making a move this year into the old wood shop classroom in the agriculture program’s building behind Moffat County High School.
Moffat County School District said farewell to approximately 25 percent of its teaching staff at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Of the 38 certified staff that left the district — meaning those with a teaching license — more than a quarter were retirees.
With the annual Perseid meteor shower rising to its peak activity this week, it’s a good time to introduce you to the constellation that gives this delightful shower of shooting stars its name.
As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification course will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7. The $65 class includes about six hours of instruction and one to two hours of shooting.
Registration for students planning to attend Maybell School will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Maybell School. Parents will need their child’s birth certificate; proof of residence, such as a utility bill or a lease or rental contract; and an immunization record.