On the record for May 20.
On the record for May 19.
It’s no mystery what’s happening this weekend other than a whole lot of fun. Back by popular demand, Craig Chamber of Commerce will host “Million Dollar Murder,” a performance from Colorado entertainment company Talent Denver at 7 p.m. Saturday at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
On the record for May 17.
The proposed budget allots $45,850 for the salary of a soccer coach, in line with a plan developed earlier to add soccer to the CNCC Craig Campus.
Search comes as hospital moves away from use of management company
TMH Board Chairman Forrest Luke noted the importance of experience in the hospital’s next CEO, given the hospital’s movement away from use of a management company.
The Daily Press accepted a total of 46 awards for its work across all departments in 2015. Not only did the Daily Press win the 2015 Sweepstakes in its class for photography, editorial, layout and design, advertising, and online, but the newspaper also won General Excellence.
Government update for the week of May 16.
Athletes finish strong in final event leading to state
This week, Moffat County High School track and field teams caught a tiger by the tail to assert their dominance headed into the state finals. MCHS girls won the Grand Junction High School Tiger Invitational Thursday and Friday, beating out a field of 4A and 5A schools, including Palisade, Glenwood Springs, Durango and the hosting Junction team, among others.
City of Craig’s Solid Waste Department will host Craig Clean-Up Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 and 22 at the north end of Craig City Park.
On the record for May 13.
Have you ever wonder what the best care is for your nails?
Have you notice the jumbo asparagus in the produce section at your local grocery store. For the last few weeks, City Market has sold big asparagus that are packed full of health benefits.
On the record for May 12.
On the record for May 10.
Jesse Kurz qualifies for state in two races; swim coach ends time with team
The season is officially done for Moffat County High School boys swimming, though one of its team members finished the schedule with multiple distinctions. MCHS swimmer Jesse Kurz posted state qualifying times during the Western Slope Conference Championships in Grand Junction, hitting the mark in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle.
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Government update for the week of May 9
Mattie Jo Duzik, Keenan Hildebrandt, Emily Womble take league titles
If the second half of the regional gathering is anything like the first for Moffat County High School, the Bulldogs will be bringing baubles galore on the bus ride back home. MCHS track and field took three league titles Friday in the opening day of the Western Slope Multi-Leagues Meet at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium, as Mattie Jo Duzik, Keenan Hildebrandt and Emily Womble each proved the best of the bunch in their events to help Moffat County girls stand at second place and boys third.
On the Record for May 6.
It’s that time of year when fruits and vegetables sound more appealing, especially as the weather heats up. Nothing helps cool you down and keep you healthy like ripe, delicious strawberries, and there are a number of ways to eat them.
A free app in the app store called the 7 minute workout is designed to help people get or stay in shape, and it only takes… wait for it… 7 minutes to complete!
On the record for May 3.
On the record for April 29.
Government update for the week of May 2.
Have you ever worked really hard to perfectly paint your nails only to find that you smudged your nail polish during the drying process?
If you’re looking for a low-impact exercise that will boost your overall health, try adding a walking routine into your week.
On the record for April 28.
A Rifle woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40 approximately 4 miles west of Hayden at 12:40 a.m. Thursday.
On the record for April 26.
The Craig Concert Association will host its grand finale at 7 p.m. Friday with Brassfire featuring Jens Lindemann in the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.
Government update for the week of April 25.
Teen to compete in national event this summer
The idea of qualifying for a national event was so nice, Sheyenne Cromer just had to do it twice. Breakout bowling star Cromer won the 2016 Colorado Pepsi Youth Championship Tournament for girls 20 and under, held April 16 and 17 in Fort Collins. The Craig teen was not the only competitor from Northwest Colorado to bowl at the event, as fellow local rollers Trent Hillewaert and Chase Peed also made it to state, though she was the last one left standing in the finals.
According to myrockymountainpark.com, Colorado has 54 mountains that are 14,000-foot mountains, over 1,000 peaks that are 12,000-foot mountains and more 10,000-foot mountains than anyone can count.
Do you ever worry about the damage your hair goes through on a daily basis due to using curling irons, blow dryers and flat irons? Many products exist that can help keep your hair strong through the heat.
On the record for April 21.
On the record for April 19.
Athletes nearing state times as season leads to conference championships
Even with its numbers reduced more so than usual, the Moffat County High School boys swim team made do and made its mark this past weekend. Bulldog swimmers placed fifth at the Montrose Invitational, finding good results despite a diminished roster.
Nearly 400 athletes compete in Levi Weber Memorial event
Another Craig tournament, another huge turnout. Moffat County High School was packed Saturday during the Levi Weber Memorial Youth Tournament, run by Moffat County Youth Wrestling. With as many as eight matches going at once and nearly 400 wrestlers ages 14 or younger competing — 394 total — the high-energy event was a big one for MCYW and fellow home team Bad Dogs, which hosted its tourney earlier in the month.
Moffat County High School athletes go at it in Golden
The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo men’s and women’s teams recently competed the end of their season, and many of the Spartans are on their way to the College National Finals Rodeo. The CNCC men were named the Rocky Mountain Region Reserve Champion team following the season finale at Colorado Mesa University’s Maverick Stampede this past weekend.
Andrea Camp, who was vying for a Moffat County Commissioner District 1 seat, will not be in the race after the county deemed her petitions “insufficient.” Camp missed her shot at the ballot by only 17 signatures.
On the record for April 12.
The week between their home events was no day off for members of Craig’s two youth wrestling teams. Bad Dogs and Moffat County Youth Wrestling each walked away Saturday with plenty of excitement and experience, as well as some medals following the Hayden Peewee Wrestling Tournament. With about two dozen teams visiting Hayden for the day and some weight classes so full they required multiple brackets, Craig’s groups did well, 17 champions between them — some taking five straight pins during the day — and even more second- and third-place finishers.
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New dining establishment offers up homemade meals
A new eatery in Craig has opened its doors. The Elk Mountain Family Restaurant held its soft opening Friday. The new establishment is located at 1740 E. Highway 40, the former site of The French Bistro and other previous businesses.
Government update for the week of April 11.
The accident occurred at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday in the 2600 block of West Victory Way.
Regional competitors top state rankings
As the Colorado high school rodeo season gets back into action, you can bet athletes from Northwest Colorado will be at the forefront. Riders and ropers jumped back into it in Lamar this past weekend, finding success and adding to the season tallies that could send them to the national level.
On the record for April 7.
Two U.S. Senators from Colorado sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Wednesday, urging her to finalize the environmental assessment for Trapper coal mine in Moffat County before the April 30 deadline.