Back to profile

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Stories by Craig Daily Press

Tease photo

Moffat County girls hoops 3-0 with win of Meeker’s Cowboy Shootout

Moffat County High School girls basketball teams cleaned up in their start to the season. The Lady Bulldogs varsity team won the White River Electric Cowboy Shootout hosted Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Meeker. Moffat County started with a 42-24 victory over Nucla Thursday then returned to Meeker the next night to down the host team, 44-37. Saturday afternoon saw them clinch the tournament, 51-46, against Soroco.

Tease photo

On the record for Dec. 2

On the record for Dec. 2

Tease photo

Moffat County Libraries hosting craft event Dec. 6 in Craig

The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., will host a Christmas craft party for 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 6. Put together a paper snowman or Christmas tree like nothing you’ve seen before.

Tease photo

Education Briefs: Support the Neal Family Thursday

News and events in Education.

Tease photo

Health Briefs: Celebration of Light slated for Dec. 13

News and events in health care.

Tease photo

Holiday Happenings: Weekend offers many festivities

As December kicks off, so does the long list of activities in Craig and Moffat County to get residents in the Christmas spirit. Here are just a few events happening in the next few days.

Tease photo

Bait and trap in Sand Wash Basin off to a slow start

The wild horse bait and trap operation underway in Sand Wash Basin, about 45 miles West of Craig is off to a slow start.

Tease photo

On the record for Nov. 30

On the record for Nov. 30

Tease photo

Holiday Happenings: Friday and Saturday are packed with festive fun

This week and weekend are packed with so much Christmas fun that it makes Santa Claus' waistline look small. Check out the upcoming events in Craig.

Tease photo

Beauty tip: Ingest more calcium for strong, beautiful bones

It’s no secret that calcium helps build strong bones, so try to get enough calcium in your diet, whether it be through milk, dairy products or through supplements.

Tease photo

Fitness Tip: Walk off your turkey meal

Everyone knows the bogged down feeling you get after you’ve been completely stuffed by a holiday meal. Try to take a 10 or 20 minute walk the day of or the day after you eat a large lunch/dinner.

Tease photo

Superfood Tip: Green beans galore

It’s a popular time of year for green beans, which makes it a perfect time to understand their nutritional values.

Tease photo

Health Briefs: Aging Well programs offered for seniors

News and events in health care.

Tease photo

Holiday Happenings: ‘Tis the season for fun

With the Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, people across the nation now have their sights set on the next big holiday season. Plenty of Christmas activities are in store for Craig and Moffat County, and here’s a guide to the Holiday Happenings for the next week.

Tease photo

Exterior of Moffat County home catches fire Wednesday night — house intact

Craig/Fire Rescue firefighters were busy Wednesday night, containing a structure fire off of Moffat County Road 33.

Tease photo

TMH donates money to Moffat County food bank

The Memorial Hospital at Craig donated $3,342 to the Moffat County Inter-Faith Food Bank in support of the food bank’s mission to provide Christmas food baskets to community members in need, according to a TMH news release.

Tease photo

Sand Wash wild horse gather continues through Thanksgiving holiday

Bait trapping of Sand Wash wild horses by Bureau of Land Management contractors will continue throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and visitors to the area are being asked to keep their distance from activity and temporary fencing.

Tease photo

Moffat County High School awards fall athletes

Moffat County High School fall sports teams recently acknowledged athletes for their hard work in football, volleyball, cross country, boys soccer and boys golf. Additional fall sports including rodeo and cheer will feature awards later in the school year. The following is a list of Bulldog athletes who earned participation awards, varsity letters or additional honors.

Tease photo

Government update for the week of Nov. 21

Agenda for Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissions.

Tease photo

Weekend Roundup: A treat of a show, fun fellowship and turkey to boot

The weather’s getting colder to be sure, but Northwest Colorado residents rarely allow a dip in the temperature to keep them getting out and about.

Tease photo

Sand Wash Basin foal euthanized

An injured foal from the Sand Wash Basin wild horse herd was euthanized yesterday.

Tease photo

After election, medical plan enrollment for 2017 increases

Between Nov. 1 and Nov. 13, more than 16,000 Coloradans selected health coverage for 2017 through the state health insurance marketplace, according to new data released by Connect for Health Colorado. The day after the election, Nov. 9, saw more than 1,400 plan selections, one of the busier days so far.

Tease photo

Oil and gas leases being considered on public land in Northwest Colorado

Bureau of Land Management invites the public to weigh in on proposal that includes land in Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties

Public land in Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties are being considered for oil and gas leases by the Bureau of Land Management and is seeking information and feedback. “Public involvement is an important part of our evaluation of the proposal,” said Northwest District Manager Andrew Archuleta. “The most effective comments during this comment period will be specific to the proposal and the environmental assessment.”

Tease photo

Government update for the week of Nov. 13

Government update for the week of Nov. 13

Tease photo

On the record for Nov. 11

On the record for Nov. 11.

Tease photo

Health Briefs: Resources for Family Caregivers

News and events related to health and health care.

Tease photo

Weekend Roundup: Honor vets, crack some crab, take in some tunes

If you’ve served in the military, Friday is a day for you to be honored, but veterans and civilians alike can find something to do this weekend in Northwest Colorado.

Tease photo

Craig Parks & Rec dodgeball targets January start for new season

A playground favorite is making its way back to Craig, certain to make adults feel like a kid again. Craig Parks & Recreation’s co-ed dodgeball league returns for a new season starting in January. Following a successful introduction in early 2016, the program will be back, hopefully bigger than ever.

Tease photo

Moffat County High School hosts Veteran’s Day ceremony Friday

Moffat County High School will have a special schedule Friday to accommodate its Veteran’s Day program. The day starts normally at 8 a.m. with the assembly at 9 a.m. in the MCHS auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The assembly will include recognition of local veterans, among other honors, and will conclude with a Color Guard presentation either on the football field or in the auditorium, depending on weather.

Tease photo

Full 2016 Election results for Moffat County

Here's how Moffat County residents voted in this year's election

The unofficial results of Moffat County voters.

Tease photo

Missing hunter found alive in Northwest Colorado

Michigan's David Boelcke located in Rio Blanco County following four-day search

On Tuesday, search officials located David Boelcke, a 61-year-old man from Michigan, who was hunting in the White River National Forest and went missing Nov. 5.

Tease photo

On the record for Nov. 7

On the record for Nov. 7.

Tease photo

Craig Concert Association to showcase 1960s tribute group A Band Called Honalee

The 2016-17 Craig Concert Association continues next week with a trip back in time to the Swinging 1960s. A Band Called Honalee will take the stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. The group is a tribute act celebrating the folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary among others of the genre.

Tease photo

Craig makes national news in USA Today profile

Craig was the focus of an article on coal and the presidential election published by USA Today on Friday.

Tease photo

Tri-State selects transition leader for Unit 1 closer

A transition leader has been selected to manage the retirement of Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association’s Craig Station Unit 1, Nucla Station and New Horizon Mine.

Tease photo

Education Briefs: Family Game Night on Thursday

News and events in education.

Tease photo

Weekend Roundup: Learn a little, have some laughs, find support

After a high-energy October, November starts to slow down a bit for Northwest Colorado, but there’s still plenty in store this weekend.

Tease photo

Get cracking on Craig Chamber Crabfest discount while possible

For a limited time only, Craig residents can get a lower price on some big-time tickets, and if you miss it, you might be feeling crabby. Craig Chamber of Commerce Crabfest will feature a ticket discount through Friday, going at a price of $50 per ticket. The cost will go up to $60 after Friday.

Tease photo

On the record for Oct. 3

On the record for Oct. 3.

Tease photo

City of Craig sifting through 49 applications for new city manager

The search for Craig’s new city manager continues with 49 applicants ready for the first round of interviews.

Tease photo

On the record for Nov. 1

On the record for Nov. 1.

Tease photo

Luttrell Barn committee in Craig asks for time to raise funds

The Board of Moffat County Commissioners continued discussion with a group of community members who are hoping to save Craig’s historic Luttrell Barn at its Tuesday morning meeting.

Tease photo

Moffat County approves oil and gas leases

Four new oil and gas leases northeast of Lay received approval from the Board of Moffat County Commissioners Tuesday morning.

Tease photo

Downtown Halloween the place to be Monday in Craig

Every year they come out in droves, a parade of princesses, Power Rangers, cartoon characters, ghosts and goblins and much more as families attend the annual trick-or-treating of downtown Craig. Making the rounds Monday were people of all ages, collecting Halloween goodies at businesses along Yampa Avenue and Victory Way, and the seasonal celebration also extended to the surrounding area.

Tease photo

Union Wireless outage affects Craig

Telecommunications provider Union Wireless is currently experiencing an outage to its wireless service.

Prev