Local news

Subscribe

Tease photo

Craig fifth-graders take on Colorado State Capitol for Liberty Day

From the gleam of the golden dome to the floor of the House of Representatives, nine Craig fifth-graders visit to the Colorado State Capitol this month put them face to face with their local representatives as part of the Liberty Day Institute.

Tease photo

Chuck Grobe to take helm of Advocates Crisis Support Services

A Craig victim’s advocacy organization is hopeful a new executive director will lead the struggling non-profit to new strengths.

Tease photo

Give me that remote control or else: On the record for March 24 to 26

12:46 p.m. On the 800 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. A male party said his girlfriend was threatening physical abuse because he took the remote from her...

Tease photo

600 workers bring local spending boost with Craig Station spring outage

Springtime weather appears to be arriving early to the Yampa Valley, but one spring tradition is right on time for local businesses and hotels: the Craig Station spring outage.

Tease photo

Craig briefs: Club 20 supports state sales tax meant to increase transportation funding

Last week, members of the House Transportation Committee voted yes on transportation funding bill HB17-1242, which would increase state sales tax from 2.9 percent to 3.52 percent, raising an average $702 million per year.

Tease photo

Government update for the week of March 27

Government meeting agendas for the week of March 27

Tease photo

Bulldog Sports for the Week of March 27, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Tease photo

Lives, service of Craig soldiers come to light in history presentation

In a Saturday presentation to the historical group Preserving the Last Frontier, Jim Neton detailed some of the heroes who gave their lives in the defense of the United States, namely those from Craig and Moffat County killed in action in World War II.

Tease photo

Weekend warriors: Craig wrestling teams rack up results at home, away

Bad Dogs Classic has huge turnout Saturday; middle school team qualifies 14 for state

All along the Western Slope, Craig and Moffat County athletes were busy doing amazing things Saturday, not only experiencing victory but also giving back to a former wrestling great.

Tease photo

Moffat County track and field building speed, strength, character

The season began slowly for Moffat County High School track and field, but once athletes return from Spring Break, they’ll be kicking into high gear. As MCHS track moves into full competition, Bulldog runners, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers are prepped to amp up the speed and build up their distances to make a well-rounded year, which follows one of the best ever for the program.

Tease photo

Social Services embraces family-friendly model for Moffat County

Social Services is making a break from stigmas of the past with a switch to a more family-friendly approach for Moffat County families.

Tease photo

Craig woman helps people around the globe to see

For a quarter-century, one Craig woman has played a vital role in helping people across the world to see.

Tease photo

Craig briefs: Preserving the Last Frontier meets today at Sunset Meadows; Neton speaks

Preserving The Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. today on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St.

Tease photo

Lost and found kids: On the record for March 23

5:27 p.m. Officers responded to report of a runaway juvenile male, who turned up at McDonald’s in a rain storm. He requested to call the police. The crisis team did an intervention between him and his mom at the Public Safety Center and he returned home.

Tease photo

Craig, Baggs exercisers build better bodies together in fitness contest

Legion Fitness to host Highway 40 Throwdown this September

The intensity of a high-impact workout can be daunting for a single person, yet when it’s approached as a group effort the combined energy serves as a motivator to push past one’s comfort zone for the best body possible. Legion Fitness’s Wyoming/Colorado 2017 Fitness Competition saw 20 teams of Craig and Baggs, Wyoming workout warriors hit the gym hard for focused, often blister-inducing exercise and competition.