Local news


Tease photo

Moffat County Alternative School gives students opportunity for success

For some of Moffat County’s students, a traditional high school curriculum is not the preferred path to a diploma.

Tease photo

Agriculture and financial literacy come together through 4-H

Learning how to handle money is a critical life skill that most students are only exposed to outside of the classroom.

Tease photo

By creating complicated concoctions, children at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig sample science

Sessions give girls — and boys — a chance to develop their love of science

Tanya Ferguson explained that it’s important to carve out time for girls to do science — since many girls still seem to receive the message, subtle or otherwise, that science is a subject for boys

Tease photo

Moffat County band program more than just music

Bolton: Music unifies, enhances ways of thinking for students

The members of the Moffat County High School band program have a love for music, but there are limitless possibilities involved in learning to master a masterpiece and it requires a large gathering of people to work in harmony.

Tease photo

Craig’s Calvary Baptist encourages Christian elements in education

Private school shares faith with community

For students of Calvary Baptist School, the curriculum includes subjects like math and English, but both in and out of the classroom, sharing their faith with the world is part of the learning experience.

Tease photo

Craig students expand minds with after-school Spanish program

Knez: Elementary-level learning increases later mastery of language

Learning another language can open up the world to a student, and the sooner the groundwork is laid the better.

James Neton: Working to inspire students

Young adults are at the peak of their youthful idealism. They want to believe in their future and aspire to greatness. We motivate and inspire when we connect to this glorious youthful passion and encourage them to rise above the bitter cynicism biting at our collective heels. Now, more than ever, we need them to maintain hope during this time of pessimism and relativism.

Tease photo

Moffat County Local Marketing District convenes with Better City, citizens

The Moffat County Local Marketing District convened on Thursday night to continue the process of forming bylaws and settle on a mission statement.

Tease photo

Craig man had alcohol in system at time of fatal crash

The toxicology report on a Craig man who was killed in a car accident along with his 10-year-old son reveals that he had alcohol in his system at the time of the crash.

Tease photo

State regulators meet in Craig to discuss energy

Members of local government, private industry and state regulatory offices gathered at Moffat County High School Wednesday night to discuss the climate of Northwest Colorado’s energy sector.

Tease photo

Rifle woman killed in early morning crash near Hayden

A Rifle woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40 approximately 4 miles west of Hayden at 12:40 a.m. Thursday.

Tease photo

Moffat County, Steamboat soccer teams mix it up Wednesday

Sailors claim 10-0 win in non-conference rivalry game

The Moffat County and Steamboat Springs high school girls soccer teams have had drastically different seasons this year, and though it was an effort to get the two schools together after two postponements, the rivalry game was one full of energy. The Sailors took a 10-0 win while in Craig Wednesday in a game that Steamboat girls eventually commandeered but not without an early resistance by the Bulldogs.

Tease photo

Poems spawn sprawling, thoughtful talks at Downtown Books

Independent Bookstore Day takes place Saturday

“Jane and I go way back with this,” said David Morris, referring to fellow group member Jane Yazzie. Then Morris motioned to a photograph of Carol Jacobson, mounted on a wall close to the table.

Tease photo

John Husband wins 2015 Volunteer of Year Award

Husband praises community members who tackle tough everyday problems

John Husband praised the people in the community “who lend a hand up."

Tease photo

Craig briefs: Local energy discussion slated for 6 p.m. today

The city of Craig will co-host a meeting with the Air Pollution Control Division to “provide stakeholders an opportunity to share ideas and concerns with each other about power demands, coal, natural gas, renewable energy, energy efficiency, economic development and a wide range of current and potential issues,” according to a news release.