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On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 27

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

Business Buzz: Secure your business data

The Better Business Bureau warn that although it’s large national companies that get the headlines when a data breach occurs, small businesses account for approximately 85 percent of all data breaches, according to Visa.

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16th annual Diamonds & Spurs a jewel of an event for Craig

Corrie Ponikvar receives Rotary’s Humanitarian Award

Ball gowns, bolo ties and Stetsons as far as the eye could see were among the apparel Saturday night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion during the 16th annual Diamonds & Spurs hosted by Rotary Club of Craig. The local service group’s gala event provided residents a night on the town complete with formalwear, dinner, and more, raising funds for their projects throughout the year.

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Moffat County basketball has grand weekend vs. Grand Valley

Boys win, 82-64, lead Western Slope League; 2nd-place girls, 53-41, over Cardinals

The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball teams swept the visiting Grand Valley Cardinals at every level in Saturday afternoon games that saw a win for the girls varsity squad of 53-41, leading to an 82-64 triumph for the boys.

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Study shows whole grains can boost longevity

Brown over white: whether it’s rice or bread, we’ve all heard by now that whole grains are better for us than their refined — and often white — counterparts.

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Moffat County hoops hang in to beat Roaring Fork

Teams prepare for Grand Valley

After Friday night, the coaches of Moffat County High School’s basketball teams have no doubt in their heads their players are ready for some big games Saturday. The boys and girls varsity Bulldogs had a very successful night at the Roaring Fork High School gym, winning 69-48 and 57-49, respectively.

Government update for the week of Jan. 26

Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda and Craig City Council meeting agenda

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 23

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22 and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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Moffat County High School names new speech, debate coach

Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position

Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.

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Craig Fire/Rescue kicks off new year with rookie academy

An incident in California eight years ago led Nigel Rogers back to Craig Fire/Rescue to become a firefighter. He’s one of six recruits enrolled in the 2015 Craig Fire/Rescue rookie academy.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: CNCC’s Jed Moore wins Stampede event in Cowboy Downhill

On Monday, Jed Moore, rodeo coach for Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely campus won the Stampede event in the 41st annual Cowboy Downhill at Steamboat Springs Ski Area.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: Boys & Girls Club to host Literacy Carnival

Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Boys & Girls Club.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: The Memorial Hospital Foundation receives grant for pediatric upgrades

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs.

Craig briefs: Artists, chocolate makers are needed for Art Walk

The Downtown Business Association is looking for artists, chocolatiers, musicians and businesses for the 20th Annual Artwalk that takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 14 in downtown Craig.