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Local law enforcement makes meth, heroin drug bust

On Saturday, Nov. 15, the All Crimes Enforcement Team (ACET), Craig Police Department the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and K-9 deputy “Kiilo” worked together to arrest two individuals suspected of possessing, manufacturing and distributing meth and heroin.

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Craig Station management switches hands

Although Craig Station’s operations and production will remain ever the same, management is changing in early December.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 21, 2014: Weekend hockey tourney canceled

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget team will not host its tournament planned for Saturday and Sunday at the Loudy-Simpson Park Ice Arena due to scheduling conflicts with visiting teams.

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Occupants of car in rollover accident near Meeker listed as stable

After a rollover accident 4 ½ miles west of Meeker yesterday afternoon, the driver and three passengers that were airlifted to St. Mary’s Medical Center are listed in stable condition.

Craig Trap Club fired up for annual Turkey Shoot

Craig Trap Club will host its annual Turkey Shoot starting at 10 a.m. Sunday at its gun range west of Craig, north of Highway 40.

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Craig Middle School gathers cans, $2,700 in funds for food drive

The students of Craig Middle School went above and beyond in recent weeks collecting food and funds on behalf of the Interfaith Food Bank, coming up with a grand tally of more than 14,000 nonperishable food items.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to address shopping local

The Craig Daily Press will host its next Coffee and a Newspaper from 7 to 7:50 a.m. Dec. 3 at The Memorial Hospital. The topic will be about shopping local for all your holiday needs.

Hunting sees new trends for Craig, Moffat County

With the majority of the hunting season completed as of Sunday, feedback has been mostly positive for Craig and Moffat County outlets with regard to the conditions.

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Moffat County United Way congratulates Bridges Out of Poverty graduates

Moffat County United Way held a graduation ceremony for its 14 graduates of the Bridges Out of Poverty: Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World program Tuesday night.

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MCHS students offer job skills workshops to Craig residents

Nearly everyone has experienced butterflies in their stomach before a job interview at some point in their lives. Knowing how to dress, what to say, how to present a polished resume and understanding basic technology skills are invaluable in a world where jobs can be in short supply.

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Craig has many Holiday Happenings in store

Turkey Day may be the closest holiday on the calendar, but Christmas will be upon us before the table is even cleared. Craig is already in the swing of things, with plenty of cheery activities to round out November and get you in the holly jolly mindset.

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Craig pot shop attracts CNN crews

Crews producing a series for CNN came to Craig on Monday and made an exciting start to the week for Shaun Hadley of Craig’s Apothecary.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Nov. 18

Moffat County Jail report for Nov. 18

Congress, EPA may have different power plans

On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed rule to its Clean Power Plan as a part of President Obama’s climate change goals. In Colorado’s 2014 election, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner’s Senate win helped tip the power balance in the U.S. Congress from Democrat to Republican.

Moffat County Commissioner Nov. 18 recap

The Moffat County Commissioners discussed off highway vehicles and plans for OHV trail upkeep with the BLM.