Dan Olsen was born in the same hospital as Ernest Hemmingway, Dan Olsen took to journalism like a duck to water. After earning a journalism degree at Colorado State University, he began his career in television in Steamboat Springs, shooting production videos and local news.
Working the next decade for CBS, ABC and independent television stations, Olsen found his way back to Northwest Colorado and signed on with the Craig Daily Press, covering county government and agriculture and livestock, as well as general assignment reporting.
From the first livestock weigh-in to the final check-out and ribbon awards there are weeks of activities and exhibits to see, smell and taste at the Moffat County Fair. Even if your child has no livestock entry being prodded, groomed and judged, there are still plenty of don’t-miss activities, especially during the last weekend of events.
What is a bluegrass band without a name that reflects not just the music, but the lifestyle of banjos, guitars and harmonicas, along with witty banter directed at the audience.
As county fairs across America get underway, one common thread throughout the country is that these events focus on the children, and one of the favorite events if you ask the kids themselves is the Catch-A-Pig contest.
Rope-maker has been in the craft since his childhood
As a child, Steve Cattoor spent more time on the road than in one spot, thanks to the business his father had chosen.
Craig and Steamboat Springs face off in first gridiron match
Football has been a great American pastime for more than a century, and the game was the talk of Northwest Colorado by 1909.
Volunteers sought for BLM local history project
Saturday is more than the 14th annual National Public Lands Day across America. It's a chance for Moffat County residents to be involved in creating a new trail to a piece of local history for generations to come.
Commissioners sign applications for improvement grants
Sheriff Tim Jantz informed the Moffat County Commissioners on Tuesday that progress has been made in the search for a town marshal in Dinosaur.
Museum resident no longer has taste for drinking from well
Clyde, the Wyman Living History Museum's elk, is a very picky drinker when it comes to quenching his thirst.
Friday's ribbon-cutting/dedication ceremony signaling the opening of a Craig Community Telehealth Clinic, a health care offering for area veterans, is the culmination of 15 years of work, said Bill Harding, Moffat County Veterans Service Officer.
Talk at the Craig Rural Fire Protection District meeting Thursday evening quickly turned to the recent Washington Street apartment fire.