It’s that time of year where we’re all spending more time outdoors in the hot, blistering sun. Although we’d like to avoid getting sunburns, sometimes it happens.
Beets are not only healthy, but they help lower blood pressure, according to a number of health experts.
Two great spots exist right here in Craig for paddle boarding — the Yampa River and Elkhead Reservoir. Don’t worry if you don’t have a paddle board, as Red Coyote Adventure out of Jackson’s in Craig rents paddle boards.
Strong winds and brief rain hit Craig in the late afternoon and early evening Thursday, causing electrical power outrages in multiple parts of town, including Ranney Street and Victory Way, part of isolated showers and thunderstorms throughout Northwest Colorado.
On the record for June 23.
The members of Craig Sea Sharks showed their capability for aquatic awesomeness during their home event, the ABC Swim Meet, Saturday and Sunday. Craig swimmers won 47 individual races while in their own pool, a result that earned them fourth place overall as a team among 11 total groups at the ABC Meet at Craig City Pool Complex, including Steamboat Springs, Meeker, Rangely, Delta, Grand Junction and Wyoming.
On the record for June 21.
The 12th annual Bear River Young Life Car Show and Fundraiser took place Father’s Day weekend in downtown Craig with 118 total cars and motorcycles on display. Young Life organizers are still tabulating the amount of money raised through attendees’ votes for their favorite autos and the car wash by group members, though funds will go toward the organization’s work providing area teens the chance to attend youth camps.
Government update for the week of June 20.
Schedule for Whittle the Wood activities. The four-day festival runs through Saturday. Saturday is the only day the event has a $5 admission fee. Children 12 and under get in free. Thursday and Friday are free.
Most people slice up lemons for their water or squeeze them on their favorite fish meal, but did you know that lemons are used also to soften and remove dark colors from elbows?
Have you ever been famished and needed an extra little boost of nutrition before your next big meal? Rather than reaching for chips or candy, reach for a healthy, potassium packed banana. Not only are they filling, but they have a plethora of benefits for your body and mind.
On the record for June 16.
On the record for June 14.
Government update for the week of June 13.
Yampa Valley Data Partners tracks economic trends in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties, giving residents a glimpse of the economy in Northwest Colorado.
You’ve heard it before — wearing sunscreen is vital to keeping skin healthy and young looking. It also helps prevent skin cancer.
According to many health experts and websites, there is a benefit to eating chocolate. Pause for to cheer!
Colorado Northwestern Community College announced that Ronald A. Granger was appointed president of Colorado Northwestern Community College by Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System.
The internet was down in various areas in Craig and throughout Northwest Colorado Friday morning, but it's now up and running again.
On the record for June 7.
Half-marathon: Todd Trapp 10th, Carter Severson 2nd in age group
The running of the 35th annual Steamboat Springs Marathon took place Sunday, and among the harriers from across the country who took part in the tradition were a number of neighbors to the west. Craig runners had good showings in the event’s three races, which included the full 26.2 miles, the half-marathon and the 10-kilometer.
League changes affect Bulldog football, volleyball, soccer
The athletes of Moffat County High School are already training for the fall season, and though the lineup of events may see some minor adjustments between now and August, some considerable changes are in store for many of the Bulldog teams. MCHS recently released its fall sports schedules including football, volleyball, boys soccer, boys golf and cross country.
David Faulkner, employed by Quorum Health Resources, will fill temporary post
The board announced last Thursday night that it will continue the search for a new CEO.
Hearing follows school board's acceptance of a preliminary budget last month
The board of education accepted a preliminary budget last month.
The rollover occurred on the east side of Elk Head Reservoir, on Moffat County Road 28, about two miles east of Moffat County Road 29.
Fundraiser features football camps, Broncos cheer clinic, color run
The third annual Cancer Drive hosted by Victory Motors of Craig takes place next week, with multiple activities available during the weekend.
Government update for the week of June 6.
Kayla Pinnt repeats as 3A Athlete of the Year
Colorado High School Activities Association recently named its All-State teams for track and field, and four of Moffat County High School’s fastest made the cut.
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?
New hire to start full-time June 20
Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership recently announced its new executive director. Michelle Balleck will take on the position of the organization’s head staff person beginning June 20, replacing Audrey Danner, who resigned in mid-April after about three years as director.
Participants share stories, queries about a deeply local issue
“When in doubt, call,” said Thornhill, program director for Mind Springs Health, in Craig. “Period. Across the board. Call.”
On the record for May 31.
At their weekly meeting, Craig city council amended the municipal code to accommodate 4-H shooters.
Aquatics activities this summer include state meet for Sea Sharks
The wait to dip a toe in the water is nearly done. The Craig City Pool Complex will officially open for business Wednesday afternoon as people of all ages splash into the summer.
Current President Russell George scheduled to retire on June 30
Colorado Northwest Community College has a finalist for the president’s position. Ronald A. Granger serves as vice president for Administrative Services at Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyo.
The Moffat County Humane Society is looking to secure a grant to help create a dog park in Craig.
On the record for May 24.
A former Craig doctor who was convicted of overprescribing narcotic painkillers has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
Business news across Northwest Colorado.
Government Update for the week of May 30.
Bell peppers come in many shapes and forms and can be added to a number of meals. They’re also a healthy and quick snack.
If you’re looking to get fit and don’t want to spend time or money in the gym, try hiking Cedar Mountain, which offers several different hikes.
Second hand smoke not only causes cancer and is harmful to anyone — including children and animals — but it’s also bad for your skin.
On the record for May 20.
On the record for May 19.