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Craig briefs: Young professionals to host Christmas Party

Yampa Valley Young Professionals will host a Christmas party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Moffat County Courthouse.

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Moffat County boys basketball sunk by Sailors in Steamboat Shootout

The bad news for Moffat County High School boys basketball: a Thursday night loss to their most heated rivals. The good news: next week will be the rematch. MCHS boys hoops fell, 58-38, to Steamboat Springs during the Sailors’ home tournament, the Steamboat Shootout.

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Moffat County girls take 37-23 win to start Steamboat Shootout

Lady Bulldogs up the energy in second half to defeat Northridge

The snow was falling Thursday afternoon and so were the shots as Moffat County High School girls basketball took a win in the opening round of the 18th annual Steamboat Springs Shootout. MCHS girls were paired with Northridge opponents to start the three-day event, picking up a 37-23 victory.

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On the record for Dec. 9

On the record for Dec. 9

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Craig Police Department says goodbye to retiring officer, John Forgay

This month, the Craig Police Department will say goodbye to one of its longest-serving officers, Investigator John Forgay. After 33 years of service to the department, Forgay is a reluctant retiree.

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Proposed student housing in Craig could cost up to $12 million

The conceptual design for student housing on the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday.

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Land purchased by The Memorial Hospital at Craig near Walmart will not be used for retail pharmacy

The Memorial Hopsital at Craig Board of Trustees has not yet determined how they will develop property that they own near Walmart, but one thing is certain — they won’t be able to build a retail pharmacy.

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Moffat County wrestling topples triangular competition vs. Steamboat, Coal Ridge

Bulldogs pin 10 of Titans' varsity in 66-6 win, hit Sailors 62-3

Moffat County High School wrestlers must have momentarily felt like they were in a bowling alley Tuesday night. How else would you explain collecting 10 pins? MCHS was the undisputed winner in points during a home triangular between the Bulldogs, Steamboat Springs and Coal Ridge.

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On the record for Dec. 7

On the record for Dec. 7

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Luttrell Barn committee gets more time to raise needed funds

The future is starting to look a little brighter for the historic but derelict Luttrell Barn following Tuesday’s meeting of the Moffat County Commissioners.

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Moffat County School District seeks to improve student performance

Student achievement and growth scores from the 2015-16 school year were reviewed by Moffat County School District then used to develop a comprehensive plan to improve student performance. The plan was put into action in October. The four areas identified for targeted improvement this year included: changes to strategies for teaching reading, assessment training, on-going data dives, changes to the assessment schedule and new support for high school students taking SAT tests.

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Craig third graders learn about government and history

Students at East Elementary School are learning about government and history by creating their own communities with the help of local elected officials.

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Nonprofits aim for $500,000 on Yampa Valley Gives Day Tuesday

Moffat County residents have a longstanding reputation of giving back to their community, and local nonprofits are hoping they live up to that reputation Tuesday for Yampa Valley Gives Day.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Dec. 5, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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The Memorial Hospital at Craig thanks Commissioner-elect Don Cook for service

The Memorial Hospital staff and Board of Trustees thanked Moffat County Commissioner-elect Don Cook for his service to the hospital during their December monthly meeting.