MCHS junior Evan Walters, left, tries on fire gear with the help of Craig Fire/Rescue firefighter Shane Thomas during the school’s Career Day.
Moffat County High School sophomores Kayla Hall, left, and Karli Griffith, middle, talk to Gina Robison from the Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office during the school’s second Career Day. For three hours Wednesday morning, a wide range of Craig businesses and organizations set up booths in the MCHS gymnasium to talk to students about job opportunities within their respective fields.
Terry L. Doherty, of Hayden, submitted this photo of a “dolphin dance” to the Craig Daily Press’ Your Community Snapshots photo contest. Submit your favorite photos by bringing your image to the newspaper office at 466 Yampa Ave., or entering online at www.craigdailypress.com.
An aerial view of Craig, with gas prices noted for a gallon of unleaded gas. See text for names of the gas stations.
Authorities return from a Barclay Street residence Thursday after an unsuccessful search for Jesse Bowers, an escapee from the Colorado Department of Corrections who was believed to be in Craig.
Zach Beauchamp, a Moffat County High School sophomore, practices throwing the shot put March 15 outside of MCHS. The MCHS boys varsity track team earned a share of the Western Slope League title last season and coach Lance Scranton said the team will have the same lofty goals this year.
Matt Hulstine, a Moffat County High School sophomore, swims the backstroke March 15 in the MCHS swimming pool. Hulstine will help lead a young Bulldogs team this season after qualifying for the 4A state swim meet in his first year.
Kelly Ciesco, a Moffat County High School junior, dribbles in front of a defender during a recent soccer team practice. Ciesco was a 2010 all-conference honorable mention last season for the MCHS girls.
Amanda Brewer, left, a Moffat County High School senior, tries to defend MCHS junior Erika Quenonis during practice March 15 at Woodbury Sports Complex. The MCHS girls varsity soccer team returns 33 players this year, and will be led by the team’s six seniors.
Harry Tripp, middle, the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer coach, talks to his team March 15 at Woodbury Sports Complex. Tripp is entering his second season as head coach and said he hopes to improve on last year’s school record five wins.
Gabbi Steele, a Moffat County High School junior, rides during the 2010 Colorado High School Rodeo Finals at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The MCHS rodeo team will again host the state finals in hopes of qualifying the five team members for the National High School Rodeo on July 17 in Gillette, Wyo.
Callie Papoulas, a Moffat County High School senior, practices accuracy March 8 in the East Elementary School gymnasium. Along with fellow senior Nike Cleverly, Papoulas will try to lead the MCHS girls varsity golf team to a second consecutive 4A state championship meet.
The Moffat County High School girls varsity golf team is, from left, Callie Papoulas, Nike Cleverly, Jessica Matthews, coach Ann Marie Roberts, Samantha Fox and Caitlin Harjes. The Bulldogs won the 4A regional title last season on their home course at Yampa Valley Golf Course and will look to win the school’s second title this season.
Kulen Turner, a Moffat County High School senior, practices hitting outside of Craig Middle School. Turner, along with fellow seniors Ben Williams and Dylon Camilletti, will be the leaders of a young Bulldogs team this season.
Gabe Maldonado, a Moffat County High School sophomore, practices March 11 at the field outside of Craig Middle School. The MCHS varsity baseball team has only three seniors and will look to younger players to push the team to the playoffs.