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Across the Street: Read Act redo
Across the Street: Read Act redo

April 19, 2019

In 2012 the Colorado legislature passed the “Reading to Ensure Academic Development” Act (HB12-1238) which became known as the READ ACT. Key features of the act involved teaching Foundational Reading Skills or the Science of Teaching...







Starry night: Moffat County prom shines
Starry night: Moffat County prom shines

April 14, 2019

Classic constellations and telescopes were nowhere to be seen Saturday at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, yet the indoor re-creation of the nighttime sky proved to be just the right décor.


Free children’s health screenings offered in Craig April 18, 19
Free children’s health screenings offered in Craig April 18, 19

April 12, 2019

Instead of rushing around to multiple providers to seek regular well-child health screenings, Moffat County educators, health care providers, and service agencies are providing free developmental screenings. “Developmental screenings look at how a child is...



Editorial: County, city should save our libraries
Editorial: County, city should save our libraries

April 11, 2019

Editor’s note: Editor Jim Patterson was unable to attend this week’s Editorial Board meeting and did not participate in the development of this position. Ever since the publication of Sidney Ditzion’s Arsenals of Democratic Culture...


Craig Chamber to offer Beyond Excellence Service Training
Craig Chamber to offer Beyond Excellence Service Training

April 11, 2019

Area businesses will have a free opportunity to certify front-line customer service staff. As part of the Business Opportunity Toolkit, Craig Chamber of Commerce and Smart Business Alliance are hosting a three-day customer service certification...


Moffat County Scholarship Roundup: Application deadlines looming
Moffat County Scholarship Roundup: Application deadlines looming

April 11, 2019

Scholarship listings are compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Unless other instructions are provided, visit MCHS Counselor Paula Duzik or call her at 970-824-7036 for more information and applications.





Axial School serves Moffat County students again
Axial School serves Moffat County students again

April 4, 2019

After two years of careful restoration, students attended lessons in cursive writing in the historic one-room Axial Schoolhouse, newly reopened to the public at the Wyman Living History Museum a few miles east of Craig....