Senior Spotlight: Dressing to impress

As a person gets older, they can see the way society dresses has changed, especially in the way people no longer dress up to go to town. It used to be the norm for a person to make sure they had the proper clean attire on before they left the house to go to town.

Sasha Nelson: Transmission lines could disturb sage grouse

My grandfather Cecil Nelson was a tall, cantankerous man who, after he retired from a career in rout sales, went back to work full-time at the area hardware stores. He loved to tease and torture his grandchildren with classical country music. You know, the type that has the scratchy sounds of vinyl, the twang of a banjo and the hum of a good harmony. Songs like the “Wichita Lineman.” With two new high-power, super-sized transmission lines proposed to carve out virgin ground across our county, I find I have linemen on my mind.

David DeRose: Travelers enjoy Craig

From March 25 through 27, we hosted 25 individuals at CNCC for a carbon monoxide and combustion class that you reported on in the paper.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Making quick meals for calving season

These days, there isn’t much time for anything after a day of work outside the home and the anytime-day-or-night hours spent with calving cows. So there’s little time to be spent planning and preparing meals.

Nate Waggenspack: Flying high with University of Dayton

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on his alma mater's crazy run through the NCAA Tournament.

Pipi’s Pasture: It’s calving season when…

According to the calendar, it’s spring. Spring in Moffat County means that there likely will be wind, rain, hail, snow and sunshine all in one day, just like it has been today at Pipi’s Pasture. It also means that for most ranchers, calving season is underway. That’s what most ranchers are talking about, anyway. You know it’s calving season when…

Editorial: Fireworks donations are commendable

Craig is a phenomenal community. It gives and gives and gives. That’s exactly what happened in the past two weeks with Craig’s fireworks fund. After the community got word that the city couldn’t afford to pay its share of the fireworks and that Moffat County couldn’t pay for the whole show, businesses and community members opened their wallets and checkbooks.

Baxter Black: Spotted skunk saga

If it weren’t so ridiculous it would make you cry. The Endangered Species Act has popped up again like a stinky diaper at day care. This time it is the Plains Spotted Skunk, one of four species of spotted skunks that can be found almost anywhere from Canada to Mexico and coast-to-coast except, apparently, in the backyard of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Carolyn Walsh: Thanks, firefighters, for your help

I would like to thank the Craig Fire Department for their quick response on Friday, March 14, when they put out the brush fire in my pasture.

Gary Rowley family: Thanks for the comfort

The Gary Rowley family would like to express our thanks to friends and family for the many letters, cards, flowers and phone messages we received following the death of our dear loved one.

Kenneth L. Hall: Stella Hall is grateful

Thank you for printing the letter in your paper regarding my mother, Stella Hall. The response was amazing.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ a most welcome sequel

A major facelift three years ago brought back a group of performers many thought would never be quite at their peak again. And, it would appear the stars of “Muppets Most Wanted” have held up well.

Faith Column: 'Walk in a manner worthy of the Lord'

Lately, I've been thinking about my reactions to things and how I don't always have the best response. The Apostle Paul tells us in Galatians 5:22-23, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”

Craig Middle School staff: Thanks for TCAP help

Craig Middle School students and staff would like to thank The Memorial Hospital, Bank of Colorado, CMS Positive Behavior Intervention Support Team, CMS Student Council and all the parents that came in the week of TCAP testing to cook pancakes for our students.

Lance Scranton: Legalize it!

It’s easy to sway an argument with the infusion of some potential monetary gain. It’s even easier to justify and rationalize an act by comparing it to another and saying they are similar. The whole notion of legalizing marijuana has been built upon the legalization of alcohol. Both are drugs, I’m told. Both are mind-altering, I’m told. One is now regulated because it is legalized — so why not the other, I’m told.