Joe Archuleta, 71, fishes in the pond Wednesday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Craig was recently ranked 77th in Outdoor Life magazine’s fourth annual rankings of the top 200 towns for sportsmen. Archuleta, a Craig resident, said he tries to make it to Loudy-Simpson at least once a week to enjoy the outdoors.
Debra Mack displays the variety of homemade jewelry offered during the Craig Farmer’s Market on Thursday in Alice Pleasant Park. Mack and her husband, Mike, recently began making and selling the materials under the name Unique Adornments.
Bill Ronis sings and strums The Rolling Stones’ “Honky Tonk Woman” on Thursday afternoon at the Craig Farmer’s Market in Alice Pleasant Park. Ronis said he plans to perform throughout the summer at the weekly downtown event.
Lorrae Moon, center, and Kim Thompson, right, speak with customers at their booth Thursday afternoon at the Craig Farmer’s Market in Alice Pleasant Park. More than 100 people circulated around the booths in the park throughout the afternoon at the first market of the summer.
Ashlee Griffiths, an incoming Moffat County High School freshman, tries to turn her opponent during a wrestling camp June 15 to 19 in Gunnison. MCHS wrestling coach Roman Gutierrez said offseason workouts help keep the rust off and keep wrestlers in shape.
Jake Blevins, an incoming Moffat County High School senior, pins his opponent during a wrestling camp June 15 to 19 in Gunnison. MCHS wrestling coach Roman Gutierrez said the seven wrestlers he took to camp competed in 16 to 20 matches.
From left, Callie Papoulas, Cody Rodgers, Nike Cleverly, Ty Spencer and Maddy Jourgensen stand on the Yampa Valley Golf Course after receiving the Jim Severson Memorial Yampa Valley Golf Association scholarship. Each graduated student will receive a $700 scholarship to go toward continued education.
Craig resident Jake Garcia stands Thursday outside the Mark Anthony Evans-Lawton American Legion Post 62. On Tuesday, Garcia was elected post commander, replacing Mel Shockley who is retiring from his position at the end of the month. Garcia’s tenure as commander is effective July 1.
The Kawcak family, from left, Blaine, Lorraine, Lonnie and Blake, own and operate MJK Sales and Hardware, which was voted as best customer service, best hardware store and best paint store in the 2011 Best of Moffat County contest. Lonnie said the business always emphasizes customer services.
Patricia and Steve Bell, owners of Furniture Gallery of Craig, 385 Ranney St., stand in the showroom of their store, which offers a variety of home furnishings. The store has been at its current location for four years. Local residents named Furniture Gallery best furniture store in the Craig Daily Press’ 2011 Best of Moffat County contest.
Kim Cox, a Realtor with Cornerstone Realty, has been named the best Realtor in the Craig Daily Press’ 2011 Best of Moffat County contest. Cox said she enjoys helping clients find their “dream home.”
Lousy-Simpson Park, pictured above, was named the best recreation spot in the 2011 Best of Moffat County contest. Tammy Seela, Moffat County’s parks and recreation manager, said the park provides a family-friendly atmosphere.
Janet Sheridan, a Craig Daily Press columnist and M2 contributor, admires the pluck of the rodeo athlete. So much so, she penned this poem in their honor.
Above is a caricature of Craig Daily Press columnist Andy Bockelman. On June 11, Bockelman participated in an audition for the game show “Jeopardy!” at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Kelsey Bauman combs and curls customer Morgan Cobb’s hair at New Images Hair Salon, 337 W. Victory Way. Bauman has been a professional stylist for five years and previously worked with famous stylist Nicholas French in Denver before coming back to her hometown of Craig.
Craig artist Nini Shroyer recipient of the best artist award in the Craig Daily Press’ 2011 Best of Moffat County contest, displays two of her most recent works. Shroyer, 53, has been painting for more than 30 years, with her work in canvas and murals on display at numerous places in Craig.
Readers voted Wayne Davis, owner of Craig Veterinary Hospital, the best veterinarian in the Craig Daily Press’ 2011 Best of Moffat County contest. Davis said he doesn’t come to work for the money, but instead to help his clients and their animals as much as possible.