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Craig briefs: Craig Photography Club to meet Thursday

Craig Photography Club’s monthly meeting will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Craig Chamber of Commerce. All photographers are welcome to join. Bring recent photos.

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Craig family spreads Down Syndrome awareness, gets chance at Super Bowl ticket

A Craig Family’s effort to spread Down Syndrome awareness, as well as their dedication to the Denver Broncos, may win them a trip to the Super Bowl.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Feb. 1, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 1, 2016: Moffat County Youth Wrestling registration this week

Registration is coming up for Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls ages 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of April 2, though 14-year-olds in high school do not qualify. Organizers will host registration from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Craig City Hall Council Chambers, 300 W. Fourth St., or forms are available on the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Facebook page.

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Craig Squirts hockey team doesn’t quit against Vail

It’s been an uphill climb at times, but the season has still been a memorable one for members of the Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Squirts team. The 10 and under Craig Cougars faced tough opposition this weekend as the Vail Mountaineers came to town.

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Craig Rotary’s Diamonds & Spurs is glamour for a good cause

Craig Rotary Club’s annual Diamond & Spurs had an air of elegance about it as community members got gussied up for a night of dinner, dancing and supporting the work of the local branch of the worldwide organization.

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Moffat County hoops stand supreme in Gunnison

One of the lengthiest road games they’ll take this year was well worth it for Moffat County High School basketball players.

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Craig’s Mite Jamboree cool experience for young hockey players

This weekend, athletes who are at a formative age picked up skills that will last them a lifetime and had a lot of fun in the meantime. The Craig Youth Hockey Association Mite Jamboree brought in teams from Oak Creek, Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Vernal, Utah, for several straight hours of hockey Saturday morning at the Moffat County Ice Arena. Two Craig teams were in the mix among the array of ages 8 and under groups on the ice, two games at a time.

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Winter can bring joint pain

Dr. Kevin Borchard stressed the importance of physical activity in maintaining joint strength. He mentioned swimming, cycling, skiing and walking as helpful exercises — and he said running can also be beneficial.

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Moffat County commissioner race brings questions, concerns about county’s future

Candidates encouraged to bid for office before March 1 caucuses

As the presidential race heats up, Moffat County has a big election of its own in November with two commissioner seats up for voter approval.

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Moffat County basketball sweeps Skiers

Bulldogs take solid wins at home vs. Aspen; restart league schedule in Gunnison

For most skiers, snowfall has mostly positive associations, but when the team of the same name came to Craig, a blizzard of points against them wasn’t what they wanted. Moffat County High School hoops recorded four straight wins Friday night, hosting Aspen teams, as the Bulldogs defended their home court against the last school in the Western Slope League they had yet to see.

Government update for the week of Feb. 1

Government update for the week of Feb. 1.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Green Furniture

Ray Green, born in Kansas in 1918, came to Craig as an infant with his parents and attended school in Craig. After attending Colorado University, he married Barbara Glassburn. Barbara's family owned hardware stores both in Craig and in Steamboat Springs, dating the early part of the century.

TMH Living Well: Why prenatal tests are important

While considering the possibility that something could be wrong with you or your developing baby during pregnancy is not pleasant, it’s good to know. Prenatal tests not only check for genetic defects but also find conditions, like anemia, that once treated help you have a healthy pregnancy.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 30, 2016: BCA pool results — Week 14

BCA Pool League is back in action at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. The league has played 14 weeks of games, with Jean Haskins and The Untouchables staying at the top of the 9-ball league scores, while Jay Harris and Out 4 Blood lead the 8-ball series.