Casey Madsen and Robby McKinney are racing Volkswagen Beetles in stock car races at the Hayden Speedway this summer.
Faced with changing circumstances all year, Joe Camilletti just kept competing, and that’s why he’s the Moffat County High School male athlete of the year.
The improvement of returning track athletes and the arrival of other talented teammates made the Bulldogs one of the most dangerous sprinting teams in Class 3A this year.
To Moffat County senior Allie Ehlers, playing sports always has been the obvious choice. “I’ve played soccer since kindergarten,” she said. “I’ve always had to be doing something. Sitting at home sounds boring.”
After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.
The Sailors played complete baseball while the Bulldogs struggled in their double header Tuesday.
An upcoming meeting for the Colorado High School Activities Association could change the wrestling landscape in future years, giving the Steamboat Springs and Moffat County high school wrestling teams more teams to compete against.
Hayden, Soroco and Steamboat each had wrestlers finish in the top five of their brackets at the state wrestling tournament Saturday in Denver.
Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco each had wrestlers make the semifinals of the state wrestling tournament Friday.
Four Routt County wrestlers picked up wins in the first round of the state wrestling tournament Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Interior said there was a breakdown in communication during U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's visit to Moffat County.
The governor missed a stop in Hayden due to weather conditions Friday, but will be in Steamboat to discuss economic development.
The Bulldogs and Tigers squared off Thursday in Craig, with Hayden pulling off a 32-30 win.
Several local hunters participated in Outdoor Buddies, helping three mobility-impaired outdoorsmen harvest an elk this hunting season.
According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife information-gathering, the large migrations of elk in far Northwest Colorado didn't come early enough to make the big-game hunting easy on everyone.
Former Hayden and Moffat County athlete Chris Zirkle raced at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals in cross-country during the weekend.
Conny Mullis, 45, was sentenced Wednesday in Moffat County District Court to 20 years in prison for methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute.
Trent Parrott, 18, brought back a six-by-six bull from Game Management Unit 2 in northwest Moffat County this muzzleloader season after drawing one of the toughest tags to get in the state.
The store opened its doors in 1929 and will close Oct. 12. Business hours have been shortened to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until the closure.
The competition between golfers from each city takes place Saturday and Sunday.
Noah Coughlan, 29, is undertaking the venture to raise awareness for Batten disease, a rare, genetic brain disease that occurs in two to four of every 100,000 births in the United States.
The Steamboat Springs High School golf team fell just short of the team win Wednesday in a tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course in Craig.
Three fires continued to burn in western Moffat County Friday, but no structures or people are expected to be threatened after a busy 24 hours of battling fires in Northwest Colorado that began Thursday afternoon. The Wild fire and Hacking fire ignited Thursday on Wild Mountain in the western part of the Dinosaur National Monument and have burned an estimated 362 and 10 acres, respectively, as of late Friday, according to a news release from monument officials.
Brentten “Bubba” Ivers has seen success in everything he’s done. It’s why the Moffat County senior never is satisfied with being just good.
While much of her competitive time has been spent elsewhere on the Western Slope, when you produce results like Eryn Leonard does, the news tends to make it back home all the same.
The Moffat County girls basketball team had work ethic and a been-here-before attitude for the 2012-13 season. With seven seniors who had contributed varsity minutes the year before, expectations were high for the Bulldogs.
The weather has taken a turn for summer in the past week, and outdoor recreation is on the rise. The biggest local outdoors attraction for summer activities is the Yampa River, where residents can boat, float and fish for much of the year.
Moffat County boys and girls had big days on the track Friday in Craig. The girls team took first place and the boys were second at the Clint Wells Invitational.
Author Bill Betenson attended a book discussion at event in Craig
A large contingent from Craig and the surrounding area also came to meet and speak with Bill Betenson, a great-grand-nephew to Butch Cassidy and author of the new book, “Butch Cassidy, My Uncle: a Family Portrait.”
Since 2008 when Outdoor Life Magazine began compiling a list of the top 200 towns in America for sportsmen, Craig has made the top 100 each year. But, the city has never had a ranking as high as this year’s.