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Children learn science inside — and outside — of the Wyman Living History Museum

Bre Ford, math and science teacher at Craig Middle School, presents lessons on Tuesday and Thursday

“Our goal is hands-on science,” Bre Ford said.

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New Moffat County School District superintendent dives into duties

David Ulrich began work on Thursday; on Monday he met with high school principal candidates

“If we get this right, if we get a great fit for Moffat County School District and the high school, I know that outcomes will improve for kids,” Moffat County School District Superintendent David Ulrich said.

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CNCC’s soccer program takes next step, hires new coach

Program head Lance Noble planning tryouts for men’s, women’s teams, local athletes welcome

A new program at Colorado Northwestern Community College is coming up fast, even more so now that it’s got a new leader. The CNCC men’s and women’s soccer teams now have a coach, with Lance Noble recently hired to take on the sport, new for the Craig campus.

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Moffat County Library continues summer story themes

The library has also begun a youth club for ages 8 and up that meets from 3 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday in the Craig branch.

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Moffat County’s Ary Shaffer to run for Oregon college

Recent graduate will compete in track at George Fox University

After four years of running for Moffat County High School, Ary Shaffer is ready for a new challenge and a new location. The newly graduated MCHS student will be starting off her college career on the right foot, competing in track and field for George Fox University, of Newberg, Oregon.

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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.