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Snowfall delays BLM wild horse gather operations in Northwest Colorado

Storms that have blanketed Northwest Colorado in over two feet of snow have caused the Bureau of Land Management to delay the resumption of the wild horse bait-trap operation they have had underway since early November in Sand Wash Basin.

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Craig briefs: Backcountry avalanche training takes place Saturday at Freeman Reservoir

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will teach backcountry avalanche training at Freeman Reservoir on Saturday. Participants are asked to meet at the trailhead at 9 a.m.

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Business Buzz: Flint Dillon taking on new responsibilities at local bank

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

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Government update for the week of Jan. 9

Government agendas for the week of Jan. 9

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Warmer temperatures hit Craig along with rain and snow mix

Warmer weather is expected this week, which is sure to thaw Northwest Colorado after back to back days of subzero temperatures.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 9, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County wrestling places seven athletes at Tournament of Champions

Miki Klimper places highest in 4th at Vernal, Utah; Elias Peroulis wins Second Chance event

A weekend that included a little sweet revenge here and there as well as a return to the mat for one of their own had one common denominator for all Moffat County High School wrestlers: a great weekend in the sport. MCHS varsity wrestlers placed 10th of 27 scoring teams and placed seven individuals at Tournament of Champions, Friday and Saturday in Vernal, Utah, a three-state event that brought together Utah, Colorado and Wyoming schools for a full grappling extravaganza.

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Moffat County swimmers power through Delta meet

Coach: Girls team avoids injury in accident in Delta pool

As far as competitions go when coming back from a vacation, the first meet back in the water was undoubtedly memorable for members of the Moffat County High School girls swim team. MCHS placed fifth Friday at the Delta Invitational, an event which nearly turned terrifying when one of the pool’s starting blocks collapsed midway through the Bulldogs’ 200-yard medley relay race.

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From news to history: One newspaperman’s contribution to preserving Northwest Colorado history

One newspaperman’s contribution to preserving Northwest Colorado history

A man who both left his own mark on Craig’s history and has contributed immensely to its preservation passed away Dec. 28 at the age of 91.

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Flu season ramping up in Northwest Colorado

As the winter flu season intensifies, local medical providers are telling residents it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine.

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European exchange students at Moffat County High School shatter stereotypes

Four exchange students from Europe are spending the school year at Moffat County High School where they are shattering stereotypes held by others and some of their own, as they adapt to life in rural America.

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Superfood Tip: Quinoa a great grain for your body

What is quinoa? Pronounced KEEN-wah, this grain is native to South America and is the superfood of the week. Although it is somewhat similar to other grains such as rice, it cooks faster and has twice as much protein and fiber.

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Moffat County basketball teams treat Aspen to blizzard of points

Even with temperatures in free fall this week all over Colorado, things were heating up in the Moffat County High School gym. MCHS basketball teams hosted Aspen Friday night in Craig for the first outing in weeks for either team following the holiday break.