Alisa Corey, 32, was named Tuesday the new branch president of Bank of Colorado, 250 W. Victory Way. Corey was hired after former branch president Dave Dempster submitted his resignation Feb. 24 to accept a bank position in Minnesota.
Top row, from left, Moffat County High School students Matt Balderston, Cullen Dilldine, Skyler Leonard and Ben East qualified for a state speech and debate event at a district competition Feb. 24 and 25. Morgan Carrico, bottom left, and Rose Howe, bottom right, also qualified for the state event, scheduled for March 16 and 17 in Fort Collins.
Moffat County High School spring sports, like the baseball team, must work around the ever-changing weather in Craig in the early part of the season. Practice officially began Monday for spring sports but because of snow, the baseball, girls golf and girls soccer teams had to practice in a gymnasium while the track and field team did what they could in the high school hallways.
Nicole Ferree, 16, a Moffat County High School sophomore, sits in a Craig City Council member’s chair on a recent Monday afternoon. City council chambers are familiar to her father, Jim Ferree, who is Craig’s city manager. Nicole also is thinking about a career in politics and hopes to become a legislative aid when she finishes school.
Kat Thompson, a Moffat County High School senior, said her favorite aspect of performing is being able to have a moment on stage. When Thompson’s not performing, she keeps busy with numerous school clubs as well as working as a sales associate at Maurices.
Craig resident Christalin Thompson, pictured here at work at The Memorial Hospital in Craig, said she prefers a busy schedule over a quiet one. In addition to working as a concierge at TMH, Thompson teaches Zumba classes and raises three children.
Clint Gabbert, 20, co-owner of The Jungle Pet Shop, stands next to the store’s aquariums in early February.
Derek Duran stands with a loader at the construction site of Applied Industries, where his company, Duran and Pearce Contractors, is completing a building addition. Duran volunteers with the community involvement education effort, Maximum Commitment to Excellence.
Garrett Stewart, a Moffat County High School junior, qualified for the 4A state wrestling tournament for a second straight year this season. Stewart said being a two-time state qualifier not only raises expectations for himself, but also for next year’s squad, on which he will be the only returning senior.
Miguel Meza, 14, takes a break Wednesday afternoon at The Boys & Girls Club of Craig, where he is a volunteer. Meza began attending the club when he was 5.
Allie Dilldine, 13, poses near awards she’s amassed for cake decorating. Allie’s awards include a grand champion ribbon she won at the 2011 Colorado State Fair.
The Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team will lose four seniors from this year’s roster, leaving room for underclassmen to step up. Along with Joe Camilletti, Taft Cleverly and Tyler Davis, head coach Eric Hamilton said next year’s team will be full of young players with varsity experience. From left, freshmen Denton Taylor, Miguel Cruz, Phillip Chadwick and Matthew Hamilton all saw minutes during varsity games this season.
From left, Tyler Davis, Taft Cleverly and Joe Camilletti each contributed to the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team in the 2011-12 season. Head coach Eric Hamilton said Cleverly, a sophomore, and freshmen Camilletti and Davis are the building blocks for a successful future for the program.
Kasen Brennise, 12, stands near his 9-year-old quarter horse Bart on Wednesday afternoon at an indoor arena near Craig where Kasen practices for rodeo events. Bart wears a trophy saddle Kasen won at a 2011 Little Britches Rodeo event in Rifle. The Craig Middle School sixth-grader also won the world champion barrel racer title at the 2008 National Finals Little Britches Rodeo.
A.J. Stoffle, 14, stands in his room packed with trophies he’s won in snocross races. “He eats and breathes snowmobiling,” his mother Teresa Stoffle said.
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Annie Sadvar, a Moffat County High School senior, goes up for a shot Feb. 14 against Glenwood Springs at MCHS. Sadvar and fellow senior Melissa Camilletti stepped into a leadership role in their final season with the Bulldogs, helping guide the team to a second consecutive Sweet 16 appearance.
Dorina Fredrickson, 20, pauses from her busy schedule Tuesday in her office at Country Living Realty, where she is a receptionist. Fredrickson, a 2009 Moffat County High School graduate, also is a full-time student at Colorado Northwestern Community College, where she plans to graduate with her associate’s degree in liberal arts in May 2013.