This photo, taken Friday, mimics a historical shot of people on horseback in downtown Craig.
This photo of people on horseback in downtown Craig was taken in the summer of 1899 or 1900. The Collom & Goddard General Merchandise Store is pictured on the right in the background. According to the Museum of Northwest Colorado, Myrtle Bryan could be the third person from right. R.V. Bryan is also likely among the group.
A historical photo of people on horseback in downtown Craig, taken in 1899 or 1900, is held in today’s current environment near the corner of Yampa Avenue and Victory Way. 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.
Garrett Stewart, front, a Moffat County High School junior, leads his team during a warm-up drill Nov. 14 in the MCHS wrestling room. Stewart is the only returning state qualifier from last season, going 1-2 during the tournament in March.
The Moffat County High School varsity wrestling team poses during practice Nov. 14 in the MCHS wrestling room. Pictured are, back row, from left, Danny Wileur, Curtis Dunlap, Jesse Demoor, Trent Enochs, Garrett Stewart, Bob Myers, Curtis Bowser, Keith Smith and Brayden Peterson; and, front row, from left, Ashlee Griffiths, Owen Nichols, Justin McAlexander, Luke Peters and Jesse Maneotis. Jake Blevins is not pictured.
Bethany Longwell, 20, of Craig, poses in the Moffat County Library in Craig with the laptop she uses to write her novel for National Novel Writing Month. This is the first year Longwell is participating in the annual event, which takes place every November and challenges authors to write a 50,000-word novel in a month.
Rick Villa, left, talks to goalie Trent Parrott during practice Nov. 10 at the Moffat County Ice Arena. Rick took over for Mark Samuelson this season and said the team’s hustle will decide a lot of games.
Ethan O’Mailia, a Moffat County High School senior, skates down the ice during practice Nov. 10 at the Moffat County Ice Arena. O’Mailia will be the Moffat County Bulldogs club hockey team’s captain this season and said he hopes to keep the team from big letdowns during games.
Eryn Leonard, a Moffat County High School junior, swims during practice Nov. 14 at MCHS. Leonard, who competed in last year’s 4A state meet, said she wants to see improved times and places this year.
Annie Sadvar, a Moffat County High School senior, goes up for a lay-up during practice Nov. 9 at MCHS. After the team implemented a new offense last season, Sadvar said the outside shot is going to be the Bulldogs’ strong point this season on offense.
Melissa Camilletti, a Moffat County High School senior, lines up her shot during a practice drill Nov. 9 at MCHS. Camilletti bypassed doing spring and fall sports to focus on basketball and hopefully help lead her team through the 4A playoffs.
Taft Cleverly, a Moffat County High School sophomore, looks for a pass during practice Nov. 14 at MCHS. Cleverly will help lead the Bulldogs offensive attack from the point guard position this season.
Jacob Scroggs, a Moffat County High School senior, tips a ball up during a practice Nov. 14 at MCHS. Scroggs and fellow seniors Andy Browning, Colby Haddan and Braeden Sullivan will lead the MCHS boys varsity basketball team under new head coach Eric Hamilton.
Melissa Dillon, of Craig, submitted this photo, which she captioned “Daily deer sleeping with my gnomes,” to the Craig Daily Press as part of its Your Community Snapshots photo series. To submit photos, bring your submission to the newspaper at 466 Yampa Ave., or submit online at www.craigdailypress.com/submit/photo.
Maddy Jourgensen, a 2011 Moffat County High School graduate and current freshman at Augustana College in South Dakota, competes during a cross-country meet this season. Jourgensen ran in the NCAA Division II women’s national championship meet Saturday in Spokane, Wash., a meet where the Vikings were crowned national team champions.
Emergency responders pour water on a hot spot in the wreckage of a tractor-trailer Thursday morning near Colowyo Mine. Craig Fire/Rescue firefighters arrived on the scene about 9:30 a.m. and found the vehicle engulfed in flames, Battalion Chief Dennis Jones said.
Emergency response crews gather at the site of a tractor-trailer crash Thursday morning near Colowyo Mine. Officials from the Colorado State Patrol, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, State Patrol Hazmat Team, The Memorial Hospital ambulance service, Craig Fire/Rescue and the Moffat County Hazmat Team responded to the one-vehicle wreck.
Emergency agencies responded Thursday to the scene of a one-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer hauling a substance believed to be crude oil, Trooper Heather Cobler, a Colorado State Patrol public information officer, reported. The substance runoff ignited and started a small fire that consumed less than an acre.
Wreckage from a tractor-trailer crash littered the road at the intersection of Moffat County roads 51 and 32 on Thursday morning near Colowyo Mine. The driver, an adult male, died on the scene.
Chasing squirrels perhaps?
Every day, this bird would come eat out of the hummingbird feeder. I guess it’s a case of amnesia.
Garden Of The Gods in Colorado Springs, taken in October.
City Park bench.