Moffat County High School will have a special schedule Friday to accommodate its Veteran’s Day program. The day starts normally at 8 a.m. with the assembly at 9 a.m. in the MCHS auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The assembly will include recognition of local veterans, among other honors, and will conclude with a Color Guard presentation either on the football field or in the auditorium, depending on weather.
Students range from first-time voters to election judges
The first experience casting a real ballot is one that sets the tone for many Americans as they get involved in politics, and regardless of the outcome of the biggest Tuesday of 2016, the young adults of Moffat County High School will be sure to remember it. MCHS students got a taste of national democracy as those 18 and older were able to vote for the first time.
Moffat County High School graduate Eryn Leonard recently broke multiple pool records as part of the Colorado Mesa University women’s swimming team during an Oct. 28 dual meet against Alamosa’s Adams State University. Leonard set an Adams pool record at a time of 59.59 seconds in the 100 butterfly race, an event in which she holds CMU’s school record at 55.70, set last season.
Once a year, the monthly full moon nearly coincides with the moon’s monthly perigee, producing what has become known as a "super moon."
School on a Saturday can be a tough sell, but those hungry for knowledge had their appetites sated this weekend at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Taste of Education. Providing a peek at 15 courses, the event welcomed several dozen community members who were interested in learning more about CNCC’s curriculum, including subjects such as QuickBooks training, art, writing and the United States Constitution.
After a high-energy October, November starts to slow down a bit for Northwest Colorado, but there’s still plenty in store this weekend.
Those who pick up an activity like running at an early age will set themselves on pace for a healthier lifestyle, and the benefits are many for those who engage in the Girls on the Run program. More than 50 Craig girls will participate in the Girls on the Run 5K event Saturday morning in Steamboat Springs, among dozens more who have been involved in the program along the Western Slope this year.
Tinneal Gerber’s years of service to Moffat County are coming to an end on Friday as she steps into a role with Routt County as the assistant director for the Yampa Valley Regional Airport.
Colorado Northwestern Community College will serve little appetizers for the brain during “A Taste of Education,” an event planned for Saturday. The college offered the event in 2013 and 2014 with around 85 people attending, but was not held in 2015 as the organizing committee decided to hold the event every other year, said CNCC Director of Marketing Brian MacKenzie.
Routt County and entities including the South Routt School District and South Routt Medical Center will soon have overdue tax payments from Peabody Energy Holdings, the company announced Monday.
Strategic planning is underway for the Moffat County School District with a new mission approved at the school board’s October meeting.
South Routt Board of Education members have agreed to send a letter to Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn urging her to work cooperatively and quickly with Peabody Energy Holdings.
With the moon out of the way this week, it’s a great time to step outside after nightfall and look for the large but faint constellation of Aquarius, the Water Bearer.
One of the girls suspended from Craig Middle School in September was dancing for a good cause on Friday evening as the school’s annual Halloween dance was turned into a fundraiser for the Klein family of Craig.
This year’s Moffat County High School combined Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) and Future Business Leaders of America team includes a record 24 students who are already bringing home awards.