Government meeting agendas for the week of March 27
5:27 p.m. Officers responded to report of a runaway juvenile male, who turned up at McDonald’s in a rain storm. He requested to call the police. The crisis team did an intervention between him and his mom at the Public Safety Center and he returned home.
The Museum of Northwest Colorado will receive $16,000 from a mineral lease approved this month to Three Crown Petroleum, LLC.
8:11 p.m. At The Memorial Hospital, officers responded to a report of a disturbance by a male party in the lobby who was knocking things over and being obnoxious. He left when officers arrived and no charges were pressed.
7:54 p.m. At Stockmen’s Liquors, officers responded to a report of theft by the man who was caught streaking in February between Stockmen’s and City Market. In this incident, he was fully clothed when he stole a bottle of Sweet Lucy Bourbon. He was issued a trespass notice and a summons for theft.
10:03 p.m. On the 1500 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of two suspicious males walking around with black coats, one wearing a black clown mask and the other wearing a skull mask. Officers did not find them.
1:35 p.m. At City Market, a 66-year-old woman was detained in the office for shoplifting. She was issued a summons theft of peaches, cat treats, ginger, four Kind bars, four Kind Plus bars, pudding and bacon, amounting to $27.25.
A warm and dry start to springtime in the Yampa Valley might change a tad this week, but don’t be surprised if the conditions go right back to being nearly tropical.
Bulldogs dominate district tourney with eight individual champions
Craig Middle School wrestlers have cleaned up during the regular season, exemplified by the sweep of every tournament they’ve attended so far. CMS defended its district title Saturday at the Western Slope Championships in Meeker, finishing as the top school among nine competing teams.
6:20 p.m. At the Davis House, officers heard from a concerned caller that there was a horse in the backyard. The caller wanted to know if it was legal, which it is so long as it’s only temporarily parked there. Officers contacted the owner, who later left with the horse.
The long-anticipated Moffat County Strategic Broadband Plan was officially released this week, detailing options for how move forward with broadband implementation in the county.
The 2016-17 Craig Concert Association picks up again next week with a multi-talented, unique musical artist. Jenn Bostic will take the stage at 7 p.m. March 24 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Bostic, originally from Minnesota, is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter who also performs on guitar and piano with covers and original songs alike, including the hit “Jealous of the Angels.”
2:03 p.m. On the 500 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of a drunk man walking on the sidewalk and “talking trash.” He was gone on arrival.
Faith and begorrah! Greenery abounds in Northwest Colorado as the spring season begins but even more so thanks to St. Patrick’s Day. Still, the celebration of the Emerald Isle isn’t all that’s happening this weekend in Craig.
A variety of over-the-counter hunting licenses are offered in Colorado, however many big game tags — limited licenses — are only available through an annual drawing.
10:39 a.m. At Walmart, an employee called to express concern that an elderly female may be the victim of a scam. She was attempting to send money to Nigeria. Officers were able to halt the transaction and confirmed that it was a scam, but the woman was upset despite being told she was about to lose her money to a scam.
Moffat County High School baseball is ready to hit the field for its first set of home games, but before that comes an important memorial. The Bulldogs will host a pregame ceremony for former team manager and MCHS graduate Clayton Moon at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Craig Middle School field, 915 Yampa Ave.
A 29-year-old Craig man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash outside of Kremmling.
Moffat County has a new Noxious Weed Management Plan for the first time in more than 25 years, with new priorities and reporting guidelines for managing noxious weeds.
5:50 p.m. On the 600 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to a report of a deer that was attacked by a black lab. The deer’s throat was ripped and the deer was on the ground and unable to get up. Animal control euthanized the deer.
Weeklong forecast is so bright you'll need shades
Break out the sunscreen and sunglasses, as temperatures are on the rise in Northwest Colorado.
Moffat County Commissioners' agenda and Craig City Council's agenda.
The cancelation of a Thursday home event did little to curb the competitive nature of the Craig Middle School wrestling team this weekend. If anything, it only made the Bulldogs hungrier for another win.
On April 4, Craig voters will have the chance to choose a new mayor and four City Council members. Nine candidates are vying for the opportunity to make their mark on Craig’s future. The Craig Daily Press posed them all a series of questions. Here’s what they had to say...
Treadmills are a great way to starting a workout when the weather isn’t in our favor. Here are a few tips to follow to make treadmill use effective and safe.
It’s difficult resist a sweet treat. So how do you turn down that extra serving of pie?
Craig voters could be excused if they feel they need for a lawyer and an accountant to interpret election information sent to all registered voters earlier this week.
Sometimes, women need a little extra color on their face to help brighten things up. If you’re feeling blue, or want to try something different and you never wear lipstick, give it a try.
10:05 a.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A woman called and said her husband was dismantling her vehicle. She asked him to leave and he refused. Officers found him driving a black suburban with a tan hood. He was found to be on probation and was arrested for unspecified charges.
A crash involving a semi tanker truck and a Toyota pickup truck temporarily closed Victory Way about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Sixth Avenue West at Walmart.
The police department is asking the community for help in locating a man wanted for dangerous drugs. Matthew James Lawrence, 27, is wanted for possession dangerous drugs including 0.38 grams of methamphetamines according to the affidavit for arrest.
11:30 a.m. At the Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report by a third party of ongoing harassment involving a man and woman. The man allegedly chased the reporting party with a butcher knife, and the woman allegedly had bruises from the man, who was her husband.
Craig Police Department is warning local residents of a new scam in which scammers call posing as representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Government meeting agendas for the week of March 6
Bulldogs to host Thursday dual with Meeker
Only two weeks into the season, Craig Middle School wrestlers are showing themselves to be the team to beat on the Western Slope. CMS took another group win Saturday in Montrose during the Centennial Brave Invitational, earning 306 points as the top team in a field of 15.
3:02 p.m. On the 400 block of Lincoln, officers responded to a single vehicle car crash in which a driver hit the concrete barrier where the road curves north. The driver was issued a citation for careless driving.
Lend your support and show how much you believe in the Craig community with events coming up this weekend.
The Grand Junction man wanted for more than 40 counts of sex crimes involving children was arrested this morning by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officers.
7:56 a.m. At Village Inn, officers responded to a report of a former employee harassing the business. He had been fired the previous week for harassing other employees, and was contacted and warned by officers.
A 35-year-old Grand Junction man is wanted for more than 40 counts of sex crimes against children.
5:58 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian. The man called himself in and was demanding a ride to jail. Officers attempted to locate him in two different locations. When they called the man, he would not give his location but wanted to know if he had any warrants out for his arrest.
11:54 a.m. On the 800 block of Russell Street, officers responded to a report of a scam. A woman in her late fifties was contacted online by a man who claimed he was a soldier in the Army or Air Force in Afghanistan and had complications that required money to solve them. The woman sent between $28,000 and $30,000 via Western Union transfers and money order to Ghana in Africa.
The return migration of Greater Sandhill Cranes to the Yampa Valley has begun. Cranes are leaving their wintering homes in New Mexico and Arizona and heading north with the first arrivals expected in the Yampa Valley the first or second week of March.
Government meeting agendas for the week of Feb. 27
We’ve all heard it before — washing off makeup before bed keeps your skin fresh and healthy, but do we know what happens to our skin when we don’t wash our face at night?
News and events in health care.
10:41 a.m. On the 2000 block of Crockett Drive, officers responded to a call from a man who thought his computer was shocking him.
9:37 a.m. Officers received a call from Sunset Elementary School that two 8-year-old girls did not show up to school. The girls were found behind the Sinclair Station on East Victory Way skipping class and were taken back to school.
Craig Police Department is seeking help to find a Craig woman.
4:30 a.m. At the West Kum & Go, officers trespassed a man who was yelling at his mother over the phone for leaving him at the store.