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Travelers beware: plan ahead to avoid mosquito-borne illnesses

Travelers preparing for a trip to warmer climates should add a visit to a physician as part of their departure check list.

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Craig briefs: Millennials top ranking of worst-behaved drivers

After deadly year, millennials top list of worst-behaved drivers.

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New board members welcomed by TMH

Two new board members and one returning board member were welcomed to The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on Thursday night during the February monthly meeting.

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Mighty Moffat County: Wrestlers stay strong to start state championships

With the first day of the 2017 CHSAA Wrestling State Championships done, teams across the state have taken quick victories, hard-fought losses and everything in between, and Moffat County High School was no exception. After the opening round Thursday, MCHS stands in eighth place among 3A teams with four grapplers still in contention to capture a state title.

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Burglary with a baseball bat: On the record for Feb. 14, 15

3:47 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to a man, freshly released from jail, who broke into a trailer home swinging a baseball bat...

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Brandi Meek, of Craig, continues to make headlines

Brandi Meek, 33, continues to climb the political ladder in Colorado. The Craig Daily Press caught up with her about her latest accomplishments.

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County, city merge building department, consider other mergers

Though new construction is slow, local builders and contractors — whether within the City of Craig or in Moffat County — now share one building department to report to for permits and inspections.

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Safeway remains an eyesore in Craig — YVMC owns the building and parking lot

Craig officials concerned with lack of parking lot maintenance

When Safeway closed its doors in October 2013, the city, its residents and local economic development officials hoped the building would turn into something more than another vacant eyesore.

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Women’s health services clinic to move to The Memorial Hospital at Craig

Access to health care is set to become more convenient for mothers, babies and their doctors when remodeling at The Memorial Hospital at Craig is completed.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 17, 2017: Mule Deer Foundation banquet Feb. 25

The annual banquet for Northwest Colorado Chapter of Mule Deer Foundation takes place Feb. 25 at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Doors open at 4 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The night includes an auction with multiple hunting trips up for bid including a a turkey shoot and pheasant hunt, as well as many specialty firearms among other items. Tickets are $38 per person or $70 for a couple. Tickets are available at Craig Chamber of Commerce, Thunder Run Survival or Northwest Pawn.

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Making the grade: Educator effectiveness rates high in Northwest Colorado public school districts

The effectiveness of teachers and principals is the focus of a report released earlier this year from Colorado Department of Education that shows a regional rate above the state average.

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Novice driver crashes into utility pole in Craig

A single-vehicle accident occurred at about 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the corner of Sixth Street and Washington Street in Craig. The incident involved an Oldsmobile Bravada driven by a male juvenile, which hit a utility pole near the Craig Pool Complex as a result of the driver not turning sharply enough.

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Moffat County hoops sets sights on districts, ready to salute seniors in Friday games

The season has gone by fast for Moffat County High School hoops, and the time is now to see the Bulldog teams in action if you haven’t already. Friday marks the final regular season home game for MCHS boys and girls basketball, as they bring the Delta Panthers to the Dog House.

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Moffat County sends off eight Bulldog wrestlers to state

Moffat County High School bid good luck to its crew of varsity wrestlers Wednesday, as the group of athletes embarked on their journey to the 3A CHSAA State Championships. The tournament takes place from Thursday to Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver and will include the best of the best in the sport from schools ranging from 2A to 5A.

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Car repo leads to fight: On the record, jail report for Feb. 7 to 14

1:38 p.m. On East Seventh Street and Yampa Avenue, a young boy was seen walking past Tunies and Such carrying a silver suitcase and glancing behind him frequently...