Girls hit new marks in 4x100-meter relay, 400 dash, 100 hurdles
Records are made to be broken, and that’s what members of the Moffat County High School track and field teams did Friday afternoon. Fruita Monument’s Phil Wertman Invitational was the site of numerous Bulldog bests as MCHS girls tracksters earned new school records in the 4x100-meter relay, 100 hurdles and 400 dash.
Program emphasizes youth alternatives to drug use
A hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day, and a meal that helps support a healthy community is even better. Craig’s Substance Abuse Prevention Program served up pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee aplenty Saturday morning at the local McDonald’s as part of a fundraiser to support SAPP’s work in the area to promote education about use of illicit substances and alternatives for young people.
Students and other artists can submit their works on Monday, before evening's show
The art show is open to students and to members of the larger community, and the first-place artwork from each category will be purchased by the college for $500 and put on display.
This year's selection is "Giraffes Can't Dance," by Giles Andreae
“It’s just fun,” said Christy Gonzales, library services supervisor for Moffat County Libraries, reflecting on her reading of “Giraffes Can’t Dance” to a group of children.
Moffat County graduate wins race’s Master’s Division
One of the most prestigious races in the world took place earlier this week, and among the fleet of foot from across the globe were those who have called Craig, Colorado home. Craig native Clint Wells won the Master’s Division of the 120th Boston Marathon, held Monday, with a time of two hours, 24 minutes, 55 seconds in the 26.2-mile race.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Program is holding a pancake breakfast from 6 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $4 and include a hotcake and sausage breakfast with orange juice or coffee. Tickets can be purchased from participating third-, fourth- and fifth-graders and will also be available at the event.
New facility being built for firetrucks, other fire department storage
As wildland fire season begins, the Craig Rural Fire Protection District is looking at an election and the beginning of construction on a new storage facility.
Uncovering history behind Craig's street names
About 1880, two young brothers from Illinois came out to Breckenridge to pursue their careers as attorneys. Lemuel and John Breeze weren’t long in that mining district before their instincts for land drew them across the rugged Rocky Mountain divide to settle on the Bear River, now known as the Yampa River. Arriving in mid-summer of 1883, the brothers chose wide, meadow lands bordering the south banks of the river, near the future site of Craig.
For 4-year-olds, center-based in Colorado was the seventh-least affordable in the country at $9,882 per year.
Meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday
After Thursday’s school board meeting, Ververs said he wanted to arrange a type of retreat to create “relationship building time with the board.”
Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.
Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday to benefit Debbie Hansen, who is undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer. The night will include multiple games for bowlers — $25 per person or $100 for a team of four — as well as door prizes, a bake sale and a silent auction.
With warm weather approaching, it’s sprains and strains season again. During the winter months The Memorial Hospital’s Walk-in Clinic treats falls from icy sidewalks and streets, and in the summer they see kids who get hurt playing or doing a sport. It seems to be the way it goes.
Join Yampa Valley Young Professionals for its monthly mix, where young professionals come together to socialize.
Unattended cigarette suspected cause of Thursday night blaze
An unattended cigarette is the suspected cause of a fire that consumed a Craig home on Tucker Street around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night.