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Craig Sports Briefs for June 11, 2016: Victory Motors Cancer Drive takes over Loudy-Simpson

Victory Motors of Craig hosts its third annual Cancer Drive throughout the day Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park with multiple happenings for families.

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Centennial anniversary of 'Breeze School' cornerstone ceremony approaches

Residents recall days spent at the old school between School and Breeze streets

The centennial anniversary of the placing of the cornerstone for the Breeze School takes place on Wednesday.

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Incoming superintendent talks with Moffat County Board of Education

David Ulrich visits via Skype with Morris Ververs, interim superintendent, and Moffat County Board of Education members

The school board approved David Ulrich’s superintendent contract Thursday night, and he’s slated to start work later this month.

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CNCC names new president of Craig and Rangely campuses

Colorado Northwestern Community College announced that Ronald A. Granger was appointed president of Colorado Northwestern Community College by Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System.

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Moffat County Board of Education approves budget

Board, district staff members acknowledge the difficulty of cuts

During Thursday’s public hearing, several staff members noted concern about cutting two full-time teaching positions.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 10, 2016: Run for good causes with Color Run, Wake the Whittler 5K events

Craig residents will have multiple opportunities the next two weekends to get moving while supporting a worthy endeavor with upcoming 5K races. The 5K Color Run/Walk takes place at 8 a.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. to begin the Victory Motors Cancer Drive, while June 18 will see the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson.

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Public hearing on school district budget scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday

Hearing follows school board's acceptance of a preliminary budget last month

The board of education accepted a preliminary budget last month.

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Community lunches, snacks begin at Boys & Girls Club

Meals at Boys & Girls Club — and later at Sandrock Elementary School — are open to all

“It’s a kid paradise,” said second-grader Zeke Roberts.

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Education Briefs: Public hearing for school district budget set for Thursday

A school board meeting is scheduled to follow the hearing, and Darrell Camilletti said he expected the board to vote on next year’s school district budget during that meeting.

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Jimmy Westlake: Look for spectacular Saturn

There is no bigger celestial “wow” moment than seeing the planet Saturn through a telescope for the first time.

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Moffat County High School seniors say farewell with Saturday graduation

Class of 2016 features 116 graduates

With four years of memories behind them, good and bad alike, the Moffat County High School Class of 2016 had one last group activity Saturday morning. MCHS graduated 116 seniors this weekend, sending their Bulldogs into the future as adults.

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Moffat County High School seniors pick off-the-wall-flower, savor future as graduation approaches

Moffat County High School graduation colors, motto and flower are now in the books

Moffat County High School seniors chose the powerful, magical Super Mario Bros. Fire Flower as this year’s class flower.

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Moffat County High School graduates earn certificates, degrees from CNCC

Group is part of a growing number of concurrently enrolled students in the state

A recent report from the Colorado Department of Higher Education indicated that “nearly 30 percent of Colorado’s 11th-graders and 12th-graders participated in some type of dual enrollment program during the 2014-15 school year — an increase of 15 percent over the previous year.”

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Seniors set to serve United States through military commitment

Four members of Moffat County High School’s 2016 graduating class have made a commitment to serve their country.

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Karie Fisher, MCSD registered nurse, offers health advice as summer beckons

The school district's registered nurse notes safety, nutrition concerns

“Don’t float the river alone, and wear a helmet when you do your motor sports, your biking, your ATV,” she said.