Using a $3,000 grant, the Literacy Council is focusing on community awareness and is handing out free books at upcoming community events in April, culminating in a literacy festival April 29 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig.
John Zamora, an agent for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's Identity Theft Fraud Unit for the Western Slope, based in Grand junction, talked about identity theft to a group of more than 50 seniors at the American Legion Post 62.
A day after reportedly falling off his skateboard, resident Shane Braselton, 20, was pronounced dead Wednesday in Grand Junction, Moffat County Coroner Owen Grant said.
Clint Gabbert, 18, is not your average teenager. His idea of a hobby is spending countless hours stringing together lights and tinkering with a computer program to set the display to music.
It can be argued that there is a point when any craft becomes an art form.
Art comes in many forms.
As people began crowding into the American Legion Post 62 on Tuesday afternoon, it seemed, at first, like any other gathering. More than 60 people clustered around, chatting, laughing and eating.
Saturday wasn't a typical bike ride.
The Irish have St. Patrick's Day. Italian's have Columbus Day. German's have Oktoberfest. These are days to celebrate heritage, not only for the people originating from those areas of the world, but for all to appreciate.
A total of 19 workers at the Tri-State Generation & Transmission power plant were taken to The Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning after complaining of flu-like symptoms.
Fundraiser brings in $6,500 for organization
The roulette wheel spun. The ball was dropped. Chips of every color covered red and black numbers. The dealer called out, "22 black!" More than 10 people packed around a seemingly small table let out a roar.
They watched the clock closely. Children huddled around three sets of doors, waiting for 2 p.m., when they would be unleashed.
Eight kindergarten-aged girls walked into the Moffat County Department of Social Services on Thursday with an assortment of bags almost as big as they were.
When asked what she remembered most about last year's Downtown Business Association's Farmers Market, Carol Jacobson had a few responses.
It's Thursday afternoon and quiet inside the chapel at St. Michael Catholic Church. Two women, on opposite sides of the room, are kneeled, and they whisper silently with their hands clasped.
It's a reason to get out and ride. But, the Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club is hoping to achieve something more this weekend, club President Stan Fox said.
An assortment of activities - including viewing the works of local artists and a jam-packed winter festival - provides all the reason local residents need to break the winter doldrums and get out of the house this weekend.
An atypical January rainfall Saturday turned normally snowy conditions at Freeman Trailhead into a slushy mess for the Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club's annual poker run.
Avalanche training and rescue class teaches how to avoid dangerous conditions
It comes down to a crucial 15 minutes. Fifteen minutes is how long before a person caught in an avalanche asphyxiates, said Ron Dellacroce, park manager for Yampa River State Park and Elkhead Reservoir.
Tour takes travelers on journey through region's past
The 24 people boarded a school bus just after 8 a.m. Saturday at Wyman Museum for the Parade of Museums. Their destination? History.
Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a structure fire at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday at 85 County Road 35. Twenty-three firefighters responded to the blaze, which was started by woodstove piping. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for exhaustion but was OK, according to Fire Chief Bill Johnston.
Emily Gagon, left, works on Christmas decorations with Connie Sickle on Wednesday at Sunset Meadows. Girl Scout troops 3557 and 3269 stopped by Sunset Meadows to make decorations with residents and get them in the holiday spirit.
Occupation: Appliance repairman, delivery and sales
Sheep Wagon Days draws people in for a look at area's heritage
The buzzing of clippers raking through a sheep's wool mixes in with old-time music, adults and children laughing and talking.
Name: Stacy Scroggs
It takes more than some water and a hose to get a city pool up and running.
Robert Meckley Age: 52 Occupation: Business owner of Tunies & Such
What should your business card say you do? Freedom Rings
Videos of locals reflecting on Moffat County's past, present and future, including Saed Tayyara, Bill Johnston, Florence and Gaye Van Tassel, and Craig Mortensen.
The employees in the operating room at The Memorial Hospital are a tight-knit bunch.
Chris Morchak Age: 49 Occupation: Chef at the VFW What should your business card say you do? Food and beverage
Reflections on a family homesteading in Northwest Colorado
December 1922. The winter is harsh, and Howard and Emily Norman are carrying precious cargo.
When it comes to golf, the course is as much an integral part of the sport - if not more - than the opponent.
Corenia Wells Age: 30 Occupation: Manager at Tin Cup
When did you move to Moffat County and what brought you here? 1982, for a job
Water is a complicated subject. It affects everything from wildlife to farming to irrigation to what goes into coffee in the morning.
Posters printing, play progressing, beards growing
With a little more than two weeks remaining until Craig celebrates its 100th birthday, the Centennial Committee is putting its final touches on the celebration.
When did you move to Moffat County and what brought you here? 15 years ago, because of a job
At home or on the road, win or lose, parents support their hoopsters
It's minutes before tip off Saturday between Moffat County High School and Silver Creek High School in Longmont. The stakes are high - the winner of the contest to come extends its season, lives to play one more game and inches closer to every team's goal.
Occupation: Waitress at El Ranchero Restaurant
Ski and Skate event helps residents get out of winter funk
As 11-year-old Craig resident Nik Crossman stepped onto the frozen pond Saturday, he took little time to acquaint himself with ice before setting off at full speed.
Heavy snowfall. High winds. No problem.
What should your business card say you do? Helping people
For this installment of the Craig Concert Association's winter concert series, they're heading Southwest.
Craig Idol talent contest set for Saturday
Every week, millions of viewers sit down to watch and judge obscure no-names from Anywhere, U.S.A., all of whom are vying to be the next American Idol.
The multi-colored building located on the north end of Meeker looks slightly out of place.
There are many ways to thank veterans.
Occupation: Store manager of Corral West
Centennial Committee sponsoring contest for city celebration
Fifty years ago, a group of men under the name "Brothers of the Brush" decided to go unkempt.