There are 130 Border Collies from around the United States, Canada and South Africa on their way to Meeker where they will match up against the famous Meeker sheep for one of the world’s toughest sheepdog competitions in the 29th annual Meeker Classic. Starting Wednesday and running through the following Sunday is a premier sheepdog competition that draws on the area's ranching and cultural heritage and creates a community event that provides a venue for education, information and communication.
The deadline was Friday for prospective Moffat County School District Board of Education candidates to submit their materials, with a total of eight candidates putting in their bids for four open seats.
The race is on for three open seats on Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Board of Control. The candidates for the at-large positions include Zack Allen, Mike Anson, Dave DeRose, Terry Carwile and Tamilyn Fager, the first three of whom are all incumbents.
The Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to www.everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire year.
Peering at us from out of the darkness on late summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco, the Dragon.
Hang glider pilots from around the world eager to compete in the vast skies of Colorado and Utah were grounded on Sunday morning due to thunderstorms.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
Families that may qualify for free and reduced meals must submit an application form to Moffat County School District food services for the 2015-16 school year.
Whether you’re a student, a parent or have nothing to do with schools at all, it’s hard not to feel the palpable changes that come in late summer: the changing light of the turning season, a cool crispness in the air, and the buzz of back-to-school preparations.
The Meeker High School varsity softball team will play its home opener Saturday with a varsity doubleheader against Grand Junction’s JV team, games at noon and 2 p.m. in Meeker.
The first week of school can be exciting — that is if you can get your child out of bed to experience it. With the relaxed habit of sleeping in during the summer, kids often have a harsh wakeup call when school starts. Here are some tips on helping your kids get back into healthy school year sleep habits.
Moffat County School District’s Board of Education convened for its regularly monthly meeting Thursday evening, record-breaking for its brevity.
Starting on Sunday, the five-day Dinosaur 2015 hang gliding competition “brings serious competition back to the big air of western Colorado,” according to organizers.
As OSMRE approaches its Sept. 6 deadline, Craig and Moffat County are faced with a pivotal moment in the future of the area’s economy. Although the situation at Colowyo may be approaching resolution, Trapper Mine, which was originally spared from a remedial assessment in Jackson’s ruling, has been thrown back into the ring and will likely be subject to an OSMRE redo.
Craig Parks & Recreation’s fall co-ed volleyball season begins soon, with two leagues: competitive teams play Monday nights, semi-competitive Tuesdays. Sign-up is $200 per team and $20 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 4.