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Pizza thief: On the record for April 25, 26

4:25 p.m. At the East Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of shoplifting. A woman allegedly took three pieces of pizza and a large soda, then said she didn’t have any money. She also may have tried to steal sunglasses. She was issued a trespass notice.

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Rotary Club of Craig: Flags show pride, raise money

The Rotary Club of Craig is offering you the opportunity to help show your community support for Craig and the USA. This year will be the start of the 11th year of our American flag project.

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Northwest Colorado Health: Protect children with vaccines

It’s World Immunization Week, and we want take this occasion to emphasize the importance of protecting children from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Mike Littwin: Congress says no. Mexico says no. Maybe it’s time for Trump to self-fund the wall

It has been clear for a while — OK, like forever — that Mexico was never going to pay for Donald Trump’s fantasy border wall. But now it’s also clear, after Trump’s latest failed game of legislative chicken, that Congress isn’t going to pay for it either.

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Craig food bank finds new home — no longer at risk of closing

Cheerleading group and local church also find new places

Volunteers and those who receive food from the Interfaith Food Bank were biting their nails last month, fearful that the nonprofit would close if it didn’t find a new home by May 1.

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Weekend Roundup: Running, riddles and rocking music

April showers have been prominent lately in Northwest Colorado. Whether the adage about May flowers is true remains to be seen, but plenty of events are sprouting up this weekend.

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Moffat County’s Clint Wells track meet takes place Friday: Craig Sports Briefs for April 28, 2017

The Clint Wells Invitational hosted by Moffat County High School track and field begins at noon Friday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. Admission is free for the event, which will include 17 total teams from the Western Slope and parts of Wyoming. Races will begin with the girls 800-meter sprint medley relay with a midday break following the boys 1,600 run. Field events will run simultaneously during running events. The meet will go rain or shine, but spectators and athletes are advised to keep in mind the possibility of harsh weather, which may impact the meet’s timeframe.

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Next generation of broadband hits Craig from High Rapid Networks

More works still needs to be done on broadband, officials say

A new business is bringing 21st century broadband technology to Craig and Moffat County, although leaders of the local broadband initiative believe that the area still has work to do.

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Danielle Elkins: Trump aims to take better care of veterans

Since moving to Northwest Colorado, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 in Craig a couple times and was reminded the importance of the brave men and women who serve our country.

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MCHS ag department receives $2.7K from Swift foundation

Moffat County High School students who participate in agriculture education will have more to work with after receiving a $2,700 grant from the Bessie Minor Swift Foundation.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Gifted’ doesn’t add up as dynamic drama

Add an A-list star with a cute kid and multiply it byaudiences’ alleged appreciation for features about education, and you’d think that would equal success. But, you don’t have to be the brilliant mind of “Gifted” to know the math isn’t quite that simple.

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Open house at VFW in Craig starts at 6 p.m.

To help area veterans understand the latest in benefits billing, claims and other services officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs are holding an open house.

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Moffat County soccer bombastic versus Basalt in final home game

Tripp family to move to Arizona following seven years with Bulldogs

Despite a soggy field and gray skies, Moffat County High School fought through it all Tuesday for the last home soccer game of the school year. MCHS girls took an 8-0 loss against Basalt in a physical match-up that saw the Bulldogs go down swinging, to borrow a phrase from another sport.

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Steamboat man pleads not guilty to 41 felonies

A lengthy trial has been scheduled for the Steamboat Springs man charged with 41 felonies related to accusations that he exchanged drugs for sex with underage girls.

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Local lawmakers react to transportation bill dying

Local state lawmakers who co-sponsored a bill that could have injected billions of dollars into transportation shared their frustrations after the bill failed to pass committee Tuesday.

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