Shawn McHugh grew up in Alamosa. He graduated with a journalism degree with a photography concentration and minored in cultural anthropology at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He came to the Craig Daily Press in 2009 as a staff photographer. He enjoys the outdoors and is excited to explore Moffat County's natural treasures.
- MCHS Bulldogs soccer cruises past Grand Junction, 6-2
- September 13, 2010
- For the second time in a week, the Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team took on a Grand Junction team and won. Playing Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig, the Bulldogs (4-0-0 overall) beat the 5A Grand Junction Tigers (2-1-0 overall), 6-2. The win comes after Tuesday’s 4-3 romp at Grand Junction Central, another Class 5A school.
- Moffat officials eyeing river level
- State park: About 3 more weeks to float river in Craig
- July 28, 2010
- The season for taking a cool float down the Yampa River in the summer heat, a favorite pastime for many Craig and Moffat County residents, could soon come to a close. That’s according to Ron Dellacroce, manager of the Yampa River State Park. He estimated that a section of the river many local residents use — from Yampa Valley Golf Course to South Beach — should be floatable for three more weeks. It is one of the deepest river sections in the region, he said.
- Communities at Play: Warm weather leads to plenty of fun
- June 5, 2010
- This week’s photo essay takes a minor turn from the norm.
- Communities at Work: A history in the industry
- June 1, 2010
- This edition of Communities at Work focuses on a friendly establishment owned and operated by a couple whose roots run deep in Northwest Colorado’s restaurant industry.
- Unbreakable bond: Craig mother and sons mending past, making up for lost time
- May 8, 2010
- Pamela Aldridge looked into the green eyes of the young man, a stranger it seemed to her at the time, who had been following her around the Kum & Go convenience store. As she moved through the store, the young man kept stopping in front of her. Then she looked closer. It clicked.
- Communities at Work: Bringing food to the table
- April 24, 2010
- This edition of Communities at Work gives a glimpse into the daily work routine of some community members who help bring food to your table.
- Communities at work: Nontraditional exercise
- April 10, 2010
- This edition of Communities at Work focuses on a business offering a nontraditional avenue for exercise. Paul Cruz, a licensed black belt, has practiced Kom Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do for 21 years and is currently the head instructor and business operator for the Northwest Colorado Tae Kwon Do School, 315 Tucket St.
- Behind the lanes at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center
- March 13, 2010
- This edition of Communities at Work gives a glimpse into the inner workings behind the lanes at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center.
- Craig couple turns tattoo passion into business, Liquid Flesh Tattoo
- February 20, 2010
- This edition of Communities At Work concentrates on a pair of local residents reuniting passion with work. Two things become quickly apparent when visiting Jimmy and Carrie Clark — they are passionate about one another and tattoos.
- Sense of wonderland
- Wyman Museum brings in professional ice sculptors
- February 13, 2010
- This edition of Communities At Work takes a glimpse at a highly-specialized profession contributing to the community’s weekend events. The Wyman Museum brought in Michael Campe, owner of Colorado Ice Sculptures, and Buddy Cassaday to add a sense of wonderland to the Winter Festival and Art Walk.