Above is an aerial view of the Wyman Museum grounds. At the center is the ox bow pond that was formed when railroad engineers cut a new channel for the Yampa River in 1913. The ox bow is being dredged to a depth of 12 feet to accommodate rainbow trout that will be stocked by the Colorado Division of Wildlife later this year after excavation is complete.
Anson Excavating & Pipe is dredging a pond for a future fishing attraction at Wyman Museum. The digging, which began Monday, is the result of six years of planning and fundraising.
Joel Sheridan, United Way of Moffat County board president, discusses the community’s needs Wednesday with members of city and county government. The United Way is hosting several meetings as part of its Community Conversations initiative. The meetings are meant to identify community issues that need to be addressed.
From left, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office patrol sergeant Rick Holford, administrative assistant Nancy Hettinger, and deputy Thomas “Skip” Duncan sit at the Moffat County Public Safety Center. Holford and Duncan recently were awarded for completing their 30th year of service and Hettinger was awarded for completing her 31st.
Lance Poole captured this shot and submitted it to the Craig Daily Press’ Your Community Snapshots photo submission series. See more reader photos in Monday’s Craig Daily Press, and submit your photos to www.craigdailypress.com/submit/photo.
An aerial view of Craig, with gas prices noted for a gallon of unleaded gas. See box for names of the gas stations.
Music teacher Denise Hainault and physical education teacher Susan Nicholson lead a dance program Wednesday at Sunset Elementary School. The teachers invited friends and family to watch the students perform square and other dances.
Ellina Jones, a second-grader at Sunset Elementary School, does a Pac-Man dance during a performance at the school Wednesday. The school hosted performances throughout the day for family and friends.
Jack Doane, a second-grader at Sunset Elementary School, dances to “Pac-Man Fever” during a performance at the school Wednesday. The program recognized the 30th anniversary of the video game and combined both music and physical education skills.
In his senior year at Moffat County High School, Tyler Pogline trained with Ted Moralez at the Craig Elks Boxing Club. In only his second year, Pogline won the 2000 Colorado Golden Gloves Tournament in Denver at 147 pounds.
Tyler Pogline, a 1998 Moffat County High School graduate, trains in his Colorado Springs boxing gym, Busted Knuckle. Pogline will fight Saturday in Las Vegas, his first professional televised fight.