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Interim Moffat County High School principal hard at work

Moffat County School District named an interim principal for the 2016-17 school year.

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Jimmy Westlake: Poniatowski’s bull

The distinctive V-shaped group of stars that forms the face of this summertime bull bears a striking resemblance to the more familiar face of our wintertime bull, Taurus.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Aug. 1, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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CNCC open mic night embraces art in Craig

Entertainers of all ages were showing off their skills Monday evening at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s first open mic night and art show.

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CNCC soccer’s roster keeps building with Craig talent

5 sign Friday for Spartans, multiple players in line to join men’s women’s program

Craig’s Colorado Northwestern Community College campus brought on multiple talents this week, with five players signing their letters of intent for the men’s team during a Friday press conference.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 22, 2016: Middle school volleyball camp starts in August

Craig Parks & Recreation will host a volleyball camp aimed at players in grades six through eight from Aug. 15 to 18 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. Starting players will learn basic fundamentals, while seasoned athletes will learn additional skills at the intermediate level from instructor Kelly Merrett. Sessions run each day from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The cost is $30 and also buys a t-shirt. Players need gym shoes, kneepads and a water bottle. The deadline to register is July 27.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 20, 2016: Silver Bullet golf tourney sees fine turnout

The 30th annual Silver Bullet Ladies Golf Classic shot Saturday and Sunday at Yampa Valley Golf Course with a field of 62 players both local and from out of town.

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Hannah Walker first to sign with CNCC women’s soccer

Program adds assistant coach Susan Turner, plans for August start to schedule

The start date is coming up fast for the first athletic program at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, but the goal of filling up rosters for both men’s and women’s soccer teams are getting closer too. CNCC soccer officially signed its first member for the women’s team Monday with recent Moffat County High School graduate Hannah Walker, who will serve as goaltender for the Spartans this fall. The same day saw the announcement of Susan Turner as an assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s teams.

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Jimmy Westlake: Welcome to the dog days of summer

The use of the phrase “dog days” can be traced back over 2,000 years to the early Greek civilization.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 18, 2016: Doak Walker fall football signup deadline, skills day Wednesday

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program. Teams are open to boys and girls in grades three through six, with equal participation, skill development and fun emphasized. Parks & Rec will host a mandatory skills day, weigh-in and equipment checkout this Wednesday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane, with third- and fourth-graders at 4 p.m. and fifth- and sixth-graders at 5:30 p.m. Registration is $60, with a Wednesday deadline.

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Education Briefs: Summer meals program underway at two sites

These concurrent enrollment agreements enable students to enroll in college courses tuition free.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 16, 2016: Cheer camp starts Monday

Craig Parks & Recreation will host a cheer camp Mondays and Thursdays for participants in first- through sixth grade who would like to cheer during Doak Walker football games in the fall. Practices begin this Monday, and cheerleaders will learn chants and dance routines, as well learning responsibility and making friends.

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Soroco gets $1M in state funds due to lost revenue from Peabody Energy

South Routt School District leaders are feeling some relief this week after securing a $1 million loan from the Colorado State Board of Education on Thursday.

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Summer Food Service Program starts up at Sandrock Elementary School

Sandrock, Boys & Girls Club of Craig offer meals throughout the summer

“You can actually see someone from eighth grade with someone from second grade,” said Chad Davis, 11, as he finished up his meal on Monday at Sandrock.