Trio Voronezh performs at 7 p.m. today at the Journey at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Tickets are free with an annual membership or $20 for adults and $10 for students.
In this photo taken around 1944, Rodney Duncan poses in a photo booth at a carnival in Steamboat Springs. Shortly after this photo was taken, Duncan entered the U.S. Army.
In this photo taken in 1944, Rodney Duncan poses in his U.S. Army uniform before his deployment to India and Burma.
Local World War II veteran Rodney Duncan holds a book that chronicles the construction of the Stilwell Road in Burma, which he helped build during his time in the service. The road was named after U.S. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell, who planned the project. “They always said that Joe fought Japs with one hand and built roads with the other,” Duncan said.
Rodney Duncan, 86, pictured here in his home north of Craig, spent more than a year in Burma and India during World War II. He recently recalled his adventures abroad, which included hunting for water buffalo, driving treacherous mountain roads and weathering rough seas on his voyage home.
World War II veteran Rodney Duncan shows a picture of the bridge over the Irrawaddy River in Burma, or modern-day Myanmar. The structure was the largest pontoon bridge the Army had anywhere at the time, Duncan said, and he crossed it regularly while he worked to help build roads in Burma during the war.
Rodney Duncan traces his World War II travels on a map at his home north of Craig on Thursday morning. Duncan helped build the Stilwell Road, a 478-mile-long strategic military route that connected with the Burma road and helped funnel supplies into China.
World War II veteran Rodney Duncan holds the medals, ribbons and patch he received during his service in the U.S. Army. Duncan, who lives north of Craig, received several medals for good conduct during his time in the service. Duncan doesn’t recall many the accolades he received during the war. “After I got home, I was so glad to be home, I kind of forgot,” he said.
Rodney Duncan, 86, pictured in the home he built north of Craig, served in Burma and India for nearly 19 months during World War II. Duncan, originally from a homestead south of Steamboat Springs, traveled around the world during his deployment with the U.S. Army 330th Engineer Regiment.
This photo, taken Friday, mimics a historical shot of the former Safeway store at 583 Yampa Ave.
This photo of the Safeway store, 583 Yampa Ave., was taken in the 1940s.
A historical photo of the Safeway store, taken in the 1940s, is held in today’s current environment near the corner of Yampa Avenue and Sixth Street. The photo is part of the Dear Moffat County project hosted by the Craig Daily Press. Find out more by visiting www.craigdailypress.com/dearmoffatcounty.
Outgoing Moffat County School Board vice president Andrea Camp, from left, president Jo Ann Baxter and secretary Trish Snyder pose for a photo Wednesday afternoon in the Moffat County Early Childhood Center. During their eight consecutive years on the board, they’ve overseen major projects in the district, including the construction of a new Craig Middle School and the district’s participation in a pilot program for Colorado Senate Bill 10-191, which seeks to establish a consistent statewide educator evaluation system.
Craig Fire/Rescue firefighters enter the south door at Luttrell Barn on East U.S. Highway 40 at about 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Fire Chief Bill Johnston said the event was a training exercise and not a real fire.
Craig Middle School seventh-grader Eddie Smercina goes on the defensive against a player from Rawlins, Wyo., during his team’s Tuesday game with the Colts. The seventh-grade A-team won, 32-18, while the B-team lost, 18-12.
Craig Middle School eighth-grader Javen Gumber vaults above the rest of the Bulldogs and the opposing Colts to swish one through the hoop Tuesday against Rawlins, Wyo. The eighth-grade A-team lost, 64-58, following a 31-23 win by the B-team.