Craig Sea Sharks swimmer Matt Hulstine takes off the blocks at the Craig ABC Swim Meet earlier in July. Hulstine swam at the USA Swimming Speedo Champions Series in Gresham, Ore., last week, and is a half-second away from qualifying for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals.
Spectators will once again fill various venues throughout the Moffat County Fairgrounds to watch the variety of events that make up the Moffat County Fair. A full schedule of events is listed below.
A recently-formed partnership between the Federal Communications Commission and CenturyLink, the nation’s third largest communications company, could bring better broadband access to Northwest Colorado. As part of the agreement, the FCC will allocate $6 million to assist CenturyLink in bringing improved access to Colorado.
Jo Ann Baxter, a candidate for Colorado House District 57, meets with fellow Democrat Roger Wilson, representative for District 61, on Saturday during Silt Heyday in Garfield County.
Jo Ann Baxter, right, holding the banner, is a Craig resident and candidate for Colorado House District 57. She is shown here campaigning with her husband, Brian, on Saturday during the Silt Heyday in Garfield County. Baxter has been campaigning for the office in recent weeks in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Garfield counties. She will speak to the Craig Rotary Club at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave.
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Players contest a ball at the net during the Craig Chamber of Commerce's Mud Splash mud volleyball tournament Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. The team from Jack’s Bumpers, right, won the match and were the runners-up in the annual event.
Team Culebras shows off its first-place trophy after winning the Craig Chamber of Commerce's Mud Splash mud volleyball tournament Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Oscar Ramos, third from right, said it was the team’s first time participating in Mud Splash.
A member of Jack’s Bumpers attempts to set the ball over the net at the Craig Chamber of Commerce's Mud Splash mud volleyball tournament. The team from Jack’s Bumpers finished in second place.
The ball is bumped by a player during the Craig Chamber of Commerce's Mud Splash mud volleyball tournament. The tournament attracted 10 teams Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park.
Youth wrestlers attended a camp organized by the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Team and led by former All-American wrestler Tanner Linsacum. Linsacum said he tried to teach the basics, and give campers experience with various wrestling positions.
Youth wrestlers take part in a position drill involving a headlock Saturday during the Moffat County Youth Wrestling Camp at Moffat County High School. The camp was for first- through sixth-graders.
Youth wrestlers circle each other looking for a takedown during Saturday's Moffat County Youth Wrestling Camp. More than 30 wrestlers participated and received instruction from Tanner Linsacum, a former All-American wrestler.
HD Craig has been a regular at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park this summer. He won the modified stock car race Saturday night in his car, No. 3HD.
Andrew George won the hobby stock car race Saturday night at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park. It was George’s third time at the track, which he said is “exciting for the drivers.”
Rainer Beran won the second race of the night at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park in his No. 33 super stock car.
Drivers prepare to let loose in the hobby stock car race, the first of Saturday night at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park. Andrew George, No. 76, won the race.
Bulldog Sports for July 30, 2012.
Real estate broker Steve Herman shows off the decorative fireplace in the front office of RE/MAX. Herman, 54, has been with the company for about six years and has lived in Craig for more than 20 years. He enjoys the area’s hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
J.D. Sexton, pictured here at the Moffat County Extension Office, 536 Barclay St., began work June 18 as the Moffat County Extension and 4-H youth agent. He said his duties include coordinating local 4-H programs and supporting the local ranching and agriculture community.