Government update for the week of Oct. 24.
News and events relating to health care.
News and events in education.
On the record for Oct. 21.
Grab your running shoes and your survival bag, because the next big Craig running race is one where you may be running for your life. The Grand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K returns Oct. 29 at Loudy-Simpson Park as the undead and their terrified living victims alike get some exercise.
Crews are shooting for a Saturday opening of Colorado 133 at mile point 29.5, north of Paonia, where a rock slide dumped more than 100 tons of debris on the highway Wednesday. The slide caused extensive damage to the roadway surface and concrete barrier adjacent to the highway, which is used by more than 1,100 vehicles per day, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
In case the leaves swirling around the streets haven’t made it clear, fall is definitely here, and this weekend’s happenings in Northwest Colorado are full of seasonal fun, among them, plentiful pumpkins.
On the record for Oct. 20.
Before being shut down by state health inspectors on Sept. 27, Craig’s Galaxy Chinese restaurant logged five complaints in the last two years.
Craig Police Department will be conducting a drug take-back event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot west of the McDonald’s on Victory Way.
On the record for Oct. 18.
Many are on the hunt for a big prize each year, but only a select few are chosen. Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter hosted its annual drawing Saturday afternoon in the showroom of Mountain Man Taxidermy.
Government update for the week of Oct. 17.
On the record for Oct. 14.
Democratic candidate for the Colorado Senate in District 8 Emily Tracy stopped in Craig on Friday as part of her tour of Northwest Colorado.
It's October, which means two things: pumpkins and Broncos, which translates into orange!
News and events in health.
A bulk elk carcass dumped along Ute Pass Road north of Silverthorne is under investigation by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
On the record for Oct. 13.
Homecoming Week for Moffat County High School is here at last, and the community activities are many, while a few other fun things round out the weekend in Northwest Colorado.
Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon north of Craig and alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor.
A fatal auto accident occurred Wednesday morning in Rio Blanco County.
On the record for Oct. 10.
Government update for the week of Oct. 10.
High school cross country hits new bests in Northglenn; Craig Middle School finishes in Delta
Friday saw one group of Northwest Colorado runners finish the season on a high note and another just starting to peak as they come into the final weeks. Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School cross country teams excelled at recent meets, as MCHS traveled to the Front Range for the large-scale Pat Amato Classic in Northglenn and CMS completed their year at the Delta Pantherfest.
Moffat County High School varsity volleyball lost Saturday in three sets while on the road in Gunnison. With defeats of 25-15, 25-17 and 25-21 in their latest, the Lady Bulldogs move to 5-12 overall and 2-7 in the 3A Western Slope League.
On Saturday, the Grand Junction SWAT Team apprehended a man wanted on an alleged homicide charge, according to a news release from Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.
Sports, bonfire, parade, more in store for week of Bulldog pride
Moffat County High School hosts its annual Homecoming Week festivities starting Monday. This year’s theme is “New York, New York,” and many favorite activities will make a return, including dress-up days for MCHS and Craig Middle School, though CMS will host its own separate days.
News and events in education.
Craig Youth Hockey Association’s season will officially begin this Tuesday at Moffat County Ice Arena, 600 S. Ranney St., as practices begin for the 2016-17 year.
On the record for Oct. 7.
It’s that time of year where you see pumpkins in the grocery store. That means you can make pumpkin soup, pumpkin bars or pumpkin cake — to name a few.
If you’re looking for a way to build muscle in your legs try doing squats each week.
Have you ever used tea tree oil to fight acne or fingernail fungus? Did you even know that tea tree oil was used for such remedies?
Health care-related news and events.
The crispness of the fall season only lasts for as long as Mother Nature allows before Old Man Winter drops by Northwest Colorado, so get out there and appreciate it this weekend!
The Bureau of Land Management is continuing to seek public input in its inventorying of routes in a portion of Northwest Colorado between Craig and Meeker up to the Wyoming border.
Two automobiles and an all-terrain vehicle were a little low on fuel after a suspected syphoning on Saturday, according to local law enforcement.
On the record for Oct. 6.
Club 20, a public policy group made up of individuals, businesses and local governments representing the Western Slope, held and information session and elected a Moffat County representative on Wednesday.
Tracy Reneau, 30, of Craig, is scheduled for a jury trial in Routt County Court on Dec. 8 and 9, according to court documents.
The owner’s of the Embroidery Shoppe in downtown Craig discovered that $1,500 in cash was missing from the store’s register on Friday morning, according to local law enforcement.
An electrical transformer shorted out at the Craig Daily Press Wednesday afternoon, leaving the news organization without power.
On the record for Oct. 4.
Hosted by the Craig Daily Press and KRAI/55 Country, the event takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Centennial Mall outside of KRAI.
Local Girl Scouts are on the lookout for new leadership. The Craig Girl Scout troop is in need of a new adult volunteer adviser if they are to continue their operation, according to a news release from Girl Scouts of Colorado.
Body found in Mesa County with Ford Bronco Friday; autopsy identifies missing man
Missing Craig man Scott Burke was confirmed deceased Saturday in a release by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. The body of Burke, 43, was found west of Lands End Road Friday afternoon, a site between Palisade and Whitewater, and his identity was confirmed by Mesa County Coroner’s Office Saturday afternoon after an autopsy.
Kinlie, Kasen Brennise lead team roping, Kody Logan, Keenan Hayes junior high events
The short-lived fall season is in the books for Colorado State High School Rodeo Association, and those from Northwest Colorado must be feeling pretty satisfied heading into winter. Members of the Moffat County High School rodeo team are in great position for when the season picks up again in spring after command performances during events in Sept. 16 and 17 in Montrose and Sept. 23 and 24 in Elizabeth.
News and events in Education.
Nail fungus is no fun and often can be tough to hide during flip-flop season. So what is it and how can you get rid of it?