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Craig briefs: Hospital calls for special meeting Wednesday

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday called a special meeting for to discuss the following agenda.

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Moffat County favors Jack Graham, but Darryl Glenn wins state's Republican primary

Although there were no local contests in the June 2016 primary, 1,762 Moffat County voters participated in Tuesday’s election.

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Prather’s Pick: A Coming-of-Age Novel

This week’s novel for adults is a coming-of-age story. “The Excellent Lombards” was written by Jane Hamilton. This 2016 book is published by Grand Central Publishing.

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Lance Scranton: Just the facts?

Our insatiable appetite for news has reached epic proportions matched only by the ease with which we can find news to devour. Apps, social media and internet supply an unending menu of choices for staying informed. But it seems that our appreciation of differing views and opinions is on an opposite trajectory. With the increase in news options it appears that people are settling for the same old thing when it comes to news.

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On the record for June 28

On the record for June 28.

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Fire enters Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

"We knew from the start that once it got established in the thick timber and the beetle kill, it would be a long term event," U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos said. "This is going to be something we as the Routt National Forest are going to be dealing with for quite some time."

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Craig man killed in motorcycle accident Monday night

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident at Fourth Avenue West and West Victory Way shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 29, 2016: Craig Youth Baseball wraps season, names champs

The championship game for Craig Youth Baseball’s 8- to 10-year-old division wrapped up the season Monday at Woodbury Sports Complex. Facing off for the title were Country Living Realty and Neal Brothers, Inc. In the first of two games, league frontrunner Country Living took their only defeat of the year, 2-1, forcing a second game, which they won, 4-3.

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Dave Wallace: Sounds a little fishy

First off, my hats off to those individuals that stand up for what they believe in and have not yet become a conformist.

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Jeramee Brumback: Don’t text and drive

Mothers and fathers of teens who drive, if you read this statistic pass it on to family and friends who have teenagers that have cell phones and drive.

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Humane Society: Support a dog park

The Humane Society of Moffat County (HSMC) is competing to win a $25,000 Petsafe grant that if awarded, will assist the city of Craig to build Craig’s first dog park. We are asking the community to get behind this effort by entering Petsafe's "Bark for your Park" contest before June 30. Not only will you have a chance to tell Petsafe why Craig deserves a dog park, you will also have a chance to win Petsafe pet products.

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Jeb Savage earns win in 49th Cottonwood Classic

The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic finished its three-day run Sunday, with 97 competitors vying for the title of the best of the bunch in the Craig men's tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

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Rob Lucernoni: Impressed with Craig

On behalf of the country band TRAIL, from Parker, I would like to pass along our thanks for the great reception we received during this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous.

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Comment period for trail mapping in Moffat County underway

The Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office is asking for community input in crafting its new travel management plan for a portion of its territory.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 baseball prospects and rookies

Every year there is a new group of rookies that take the stage in Major League Baseball. They all come with expectations of high performance and a lot of promise. Some of them actually live up to the hype, while others, maybe not so much. This year, there have been several rookies and prospects that have caught my eye. There seems to be a lot of talent centered around the shortstop position this year as two rookies that have really made impacts have both been from that position. Let's take a look.

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Craig man suffers serious injuries in assault

A Craig man was flown to St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center after receiving life-threatening injuries as the result of an assault on Saturday.

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Jimmy Westlake: Scorpius livens up the summer sky

This celestial scorpion scurries across our southern sky on summer evenings, so this month is prime time for scorpion hunting.

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Body of rafter in Dinosaur National Monument recovered

The body of the 62-year-old rafter who went missing on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Friday was recovered Sunday night, according to national park officials.

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Craig briefs: Colorado Cruisers Car Club show Wednesday

If you own a new or classic muscle car, hot rod, antique or custom car or truck, bring it to the Colorado Cruisers Car Club “cruise-in” and “show and shine” at McDonald’s in Craig at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Missing rafter in Dinosaur located, identified

The body of a 62-year-old Aurora woman is in the process of being recovered from the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Sunday, according to park officials.

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