Videos for April 2012

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Celebrate Children Festival

April has long been a month dedicated to children in Craig and Moffat County. On Saturday, 28 organizations and more than 250 children capped an end to recognize The Month of the Young Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month with the annual Celebrate Children Festival at Centennial Mall. The free event, sponsored by the Moffat County Early Childhood Coalition, featured face painting, balloon animals, arts and crafts, candy, and games, as well as educational information for parents. It's designed to stress the importance of early childhood education in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. “If it wasn’t for all of these people here volunteering, this would never happen,” said Carol Taylor, Moffat County School District preschool director.

Welcome Home party for Lance Cpl. Kaleb McCarthy

Sunday marked the safe return of U.S. Marine Corps. Lance Cpl. Kaleb McCarthy. Here’s what he, his family and local veterans had to say about having the young Marine back home.

Craig Concert Association talent show

The annual Craig Concert Association talent show took place Saturday at the Moffat County High School auditorium. If you weren’t able to attend, here’s a taste of what you missed.

Craig and Steamboat residents respond to Moffat County's health rankings

On April 2 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a report compiled by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, rated Moffat County among the unhealthiest in the state. Craig and Steamboat residents respond to the report and explain why exercise is an important part of their lives.

2012 Freedom Rally

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots hosted their annual tax day Freedom Rally Tuesday. Shown here is a short excerpt from the event.

Colorado Angus Association 2011 Promoter of the Year John Raftopoulos

The Colorado Angus Association recently recognized John Raftopoulos, of Raftopoulos Ranches, as the 2011 Promoter of the Year. In this interview he discusses the award and explains how his Angus cattle operation works.

Rockfall mitigation at Mount Harris Canyon

Watch a video of Colorado Department of Transportation crews working on Mount Harris Canyon.

April 10 wildfire

Video from the large April 10 wildfire along C.R. 31

Rep. Randy Baumgardner addresses criticisms

Colorado House District 57 Rep. Randy Baumgardner visited with Craig voters Saturday during a candidate forum sponsored by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots. In the above video, Baumgardner addresses criticism from his opponent, Sen. Jean White, and discusses legislation he has penned.

Bob Rankin and Ron Roesener debate

Bob Rankin and Ron Roesener, Republican candidates for Colorado House District 57, were in Craig on Thursday for a debate hosted by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots. In the above video, the candidates explain why voters should send them to Denver as their representatives.

Quicker Pictures

New nuclear technology coming to TMH

MCHS varsity baseball v. Eagle Valley

The Moffat County High School varsity baseball team struggled defensively in a 12-11 loss to Eagle Valley on Saturday at Craig Middle School.

Shadow Mountain water and sewer lines

Last week Craig wastewater employees began assessing Shadow Mountain water and sewer lines in preparation for a potential overhaul to the subdivision’s infrastructure system. In the above video Craig Wastewater Manager Carl Ray discusses the process and explains how the department’s “TV” equipment works.