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Craig briefs: Man suspected of burglarizing restaurant

A 44-year-old man was arrested after police said he broke into Creekside Cafe & Grill in Steamboat Springs early Wednesday morning.

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Moffat County High School runners in it for long haul

Cross-country team young but capable

In a cross-country event, you have to pace yourself with your strides so that an early burst of speed doesn’t drain your energy when you need it most in the final stretch of the race. Moffat County High School’s boys and girls cross-country teams are preparing in this manner to ensure they can start strong at the onset and finish just as tough once the season concludes.

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Relay For Life of Moffat County small but still strong

The 2014 Relay For Life of Moffat County went off with smaller numbers but no less spirit at Moffat County Fairgrounds, as community members came together to show their solidarity in the struggle against cancer.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Buffalo Bill's legacy

The drama and myths of the “Old West,” as we think of it today, began in part due to the flamboyant showmanship of a westerner himself, Buffalo Bill Cody.

Superfood Tip: Almonds

This week we will look at almonds as a part of the tree nut series. Almonds are an excellent source of Vitamin E and the B Vitamin folate. They also provides calcium and magnesium.

Fitness Tip: Be careful with nutritional supplements

If you are thinking of starting a new supplement, check with your doctor or a nutritionist prior to doing so.

TMH Living Well: Simple ways to keep your heart healthy

When we think of our hearts, we often consider them the engines of our bodies. They are literally what keeps us ticking. That’s why making sure our hearts are healthy is so important.

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Major William Adams Veterans TeleHealth Clinic in Craig receives Caregivers of the Year Award

Dozens gathered Thursday morning outside the Major William Adams Veterans TeleHealth Clinic in Craig for an award ceremony to honor the clinic. The occasion was a welcome opportunity to shine a positive light on veterans health services after all of the negative attention received by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in recent months.

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Healthy Snack: Apples and almond butter

With the start of a new school year upon us, things are about to get busy. Keep it simple at snack time with this tried and true healthy snack option: apples and almond butter.

Craig Health Briefs Aug. 16, 2014: Kids Health Fair to take place at Moffat County School District Administration Building

A health fair for kids ages 3-6 will take place from 8 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the MCSD Administration Building at 775 Yampa Ave. in Craig. Basic screenings for vision, hearing, dental, speech and developmental will be available.

Craig Education Briefs Aug. 16, 2014: Love INC’s Back-to-School Fair is Saturday

Love in the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley will host its Back-to-School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park in the 500 block of Yampa Avenue.

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A changing landscape in Moffat County education

While kids enjoy their last week of summer freedom before the new school year starts up, those in charge of providing for their learning are busy making big decisions about the future of education in Moffat County.

Craig Briefs: Leftover hunting licenses still available

Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, according to a CPW press release. 

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Moffat County TCAP scores remain below Colorado average

School district to analyze results for September report

The initial results from this spring’s TCAP testing sessions were released by Colorado Department of Education Thursday afternoon, among them the scores from Moffat County. MCSD’s schools showed improvement in some subjects and grade levels compared to 2013, though many numbers showed that the district’s students could improve greatly in reading, writing and math.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 15, 2014: Saturday softball tourney to benefit Craig family

A coed softball tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. The daylong event is a fundraiser for the family of Nineth Pereyra, who was killed in a car crash in July.