Local news


Tease photo

Steamboat Springs baseball comes out on top of Moffat County, 6-3, in 10-inning game

Baseball in Northwest Colorado means having to play in all kinds of weather, a fact both teams knew as Moffat County High School hosted Steamboat Springs Wednesday afternoon. What they didn’t expect was that the day would go so long. Steamboat took the game, 6-3, against MCHS in a game that lasted 10 innings and saw a small amount of snowfall as the Bulldogs and Sailors fought hard for nearly four hours.

Craig briefs: Senior Social Center to host exercise, movie

The Senior Social Center will start offering exercise from noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Exercises might take place outside depending on the weather.

Tease photo

Moffat County golfers tee up in Rifle, Glenwood Springs to start week

The Moffat County High School girls golf team has had a lot of drive in the past week. Most recently, the ladies of the links played in the Rifle Invitational Tuesday at Rifle Creek Golf Course, the team gaining ninth place out of 10 with a group score of 347.

Tease photo

Craig's new mayor and newly elected council members take office

City Hall was packed Tuesday night as Craig welcomed a new mayor and council members who will now assist in governing the city.

Tease photo

Moffat County soccer snaps losing streak with 1-0 shutout of Aspen

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team overcame quite a bit stacked against it Tuesday to finish with its first shutout of the season, winning, 1-0, against Aspen.

On the record for Craig Police Department April 14

Craig Police Department on the record.

Craig Briefs: Community blood drive slated for May 5

Bonfils will host a community blood drive from noon to 6:30 p.m. May 5. Those wanting to donate blood can do so inside the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion at 640 E. Victory Way.

Business Buzz: Locals Love You More launches again

Business news across Craig, Moffat County and Colorado.

Tease photo

Bulldog Sports for the week of April 13, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig to host regional museum group’s annual meeting this week

Craig will host the 2015 annual meeting for Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Wednesday through Sunday, a convention for museum professionals across Colorado and Wyoming to learn more about gathering local and regional history, creating exhibits and utilizing communities to enhance the remembrance of the past.

Tease photo

TMH sees healthy attendance for screenings

Hospital displays new technology during health fair

People taking their health seriously is always encouraging for a medical establishment, which means Saturday was a real shot in the arm for The Memorial Hospital. The third annual Community Health Fair provided Craig and Moffat County residents an outlet to learn more about the well-being of their own bodies with a variety of health screenings available at a low cost.

Tease photo

Moffat County baseball vs. Rifle cut short Saturday

Bulldog defense struggles in 30-6 game

MCHS lost, 30-6, in a home game with Rifle that got out of hand quickly.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 13, 2015: Moffat County swimmers qualify for 4A state meet

The Moffat County High School boys swim team placed fifth in the District 51 Invitational Saturday at the El Pomar Natatorium at Colorado Mesa University. Though the group of aquatic athletes was unable to take as many points as larger schools Montrose, Glenwood Springs, Durango and the D51 consortium, the 200-yard freestyle relay team of Jesse Kurz, Chris Kling, Jacob Briggs and Steamboat Springs’ Brenden Carta sped to their best time of the season, one minute, 42.47 seconds, a third place finish that will send them to the 4A State Championships May 15 and 16 in Thornton.

Tease photo

Moffat County track takes 5 wins at Coal Ridge Invite

Girls 4th, boys 6th overall

The Moffat County High School track and field teams saw some great results Friday afternoon during the Coal Ridge Invitational in New Castle. MCHS girls placed fourth overall and boys were sixth in a day that saw more wins than any other so far this season.

Craig Briefs: Byers Canyon Shooting Range opens Wednesday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will reopen the Byers Canyon Shooting Range in Hot Sulphur Springs on Wednesday.