I’m grateful for the days of autumn splendor that blessed us this year. Although interrupted by colder periods laden with long-awaited moisture, days of generous sunshine filtered through crisp air arrived with gilt-edged invitations, requesting our presence outdoors, and we complied.
The Craig Daily Press is seeking hunting photo submissions for its Hunter Photo Contest. The newspaper will collect submissions through Saturday. Whoever submits the best hunter photo will receive a $250 gift certificate to Murdoch’s.
The Holiday Inn of Craig was sold to new owners — a transaction that was finalized Tuesday. New York-based Jacobs Real Estate Advisors bought the 159-room hotel for roughly $3.1 million under a newly formed company called Jacobs 300 Colorado LLC.
As the holiday shopping season approaches, businesses within Craig and Moffat County are not unlike the rest of the country anticipating a surge in demand for consumer goods. Hopefully, the majority of residents will keep in mind the importance of buying locally, but in some areas, the message already has been received.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper met with Northwest Colorado residents Monday morning at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion in a community forum to address issues facing the area.
Following Gov. John Hickenlooper’s public forum Monday morning at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion in Craig, the Craig Daily Press spoke with Northwest Colorado residents about their thoughts.
Shirley Stehle, 86, of Craig, knows what it means to be a Moffat County resident. She’s lived in the county for more than 60 years and recently had a poem published in a book that perfectly captures what life is like in the high plains of Northwest Colorado. Stehle is the Craig Daily Press’ hometown hero this week due to her giving spirit, her triumph in fighting breast cancer and her ever so dedicated love for Moffat County.
In the coming months, the Moffat County Libraries plan to show both kids and adults that reading is pretty cool. Starting Tuesday, the libraries will be offering a new reading program, entitled “Reading Is Snow Much Fun!” The winter-themed literacy activity, which will run through the end of February, is available to readers of every age.
Thanksgiving. The word brings so many things to mind. Giving thanks, traditions, family, friends, food and warmth are just a few. We’ve had fancy dinners at nice hotel restaurants and meager dinners at a tiny diner where we were thankful the gravy was good and covered the rest of the food that wasn’t quite so tasty. My favorite Thanksgivings, though, were those spent in our little homestead house at the ranch.
Go onward and live your life to the fullest and don’t worry about the past it is over, tomorrow is yet to come, and each day is a present use it well.
The women's hockey team from Craig has played six games this season.
Nestled on the east side of Craig, the Luttrell Barn is practically empty. It hasn’t hosted an event in years — and it possibly won’t ever again. Built in 1904, the barn has been moved, renovated and now faces some difficult questions. Moffat County owns the structure, and it is up to county commissioners to decide whether they want to put a hefty sum of cash toward fixing it up, or if they should let it go: to be demolished or handed over to the Wyman Living History Museum.
The daily cops roundup and jail report.
Making sensible dietary choices during Thanksgiving and other winter holiday meals can have a significant impact on your health as the days get colder. By eating smart, you can enjoy such celebrations guilt-free.
It was a passing of the torch at Thursday night’s school board meeting as newly elected board members Sue Voloshin, Tony Peroulis, Darrell Camilletti and KC Hume were sworn in for four-year terms with the district. The four of them and re-elected board member Joel Browning officially began their terms midway through the meeting.