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Weather Watch: Cold front, wind expected to impact Craig midweek

Northwest Colorado will experience some bluster this week, though it’s anyone’s guess if that will impact the Easter holiday weekend.

Craig briefs: Coffee and Newspaper to talk retail vacancies

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital. This month, Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss retail vacancies in Craig. Free coffee and pastries will be provided. For more information, call 970-875-1788.

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Moffat County girls golf plays through seasonal hazards

During the summer, the early morning tee times are the most coveted at Yampa Valley Golf Course for those who want to avoid the midday heat. That’s a problem the Moffat County High School girls golf team would like to have, but they’re not complaining.

Over a Cup of Coffee: An April Fool’s surprise

April Fool’s Day is coming up. So is Easter. This week’s column has a surprise that you can serve your family for April Fool’s Day, and it has another chocolate cake for Easter. Both recipes are from “1000 Recipe Cook Book” (1951), a cookbook that an elderly friend gave me about 35 years ago.

From Pipi's Pasture: Easter Memories

When I think about this year’s upcoming Easter holiday, I can’t help but marvel at how quickly the years have passed. Our sons grew up a while ago, and now our grandchildren have grown up, too. So, I doubt that we will have an Easter egg hunt at Pipi’s Pasture this year, but there have been lots of them out here in years past and oh, what memories we have!

Baxter Black: Hello, my name is Mud

January 1980 is a month I’ll never forget. It all started out about January the 7th. The previous spring I had a big hand in selecting the bulls we were gonna use on Albert and Louie’s heifers.

Bill requiring snow tires, chains clears Senate panel

All motorists traveling Interstate 70 over the mountains would be required to have adequate tires or chains under a bill that won approval in a Senate committee on Thursday. The measure, HB1173, is designed to help alleviate traffic slowdowns and accidents during the winter months by making sure people who travel the roadway are prepared to drive it, said its Senate sponsor, Sen. Nancy Todd, D-Denver.

Faith Column: Sin is the root of all problems

On March 18, I attended the monthly meeting of the Craig Ministerial Alliance. The topic of discussion was the issues facing adolescents in the city of Craig and Moffat County. Our guests who represented the Department of Social Services and the county prosecutor’s office shared their concerns about the high rate of delinquency among teenagers here in Moffat County.

Healthy Eating: Mustard and Basil Grilled Chicken

A recipe for Mustard and Basil Grilled Chicken from Karen Massey.

TMH Living Well: Certified athletic trainer enhances high school sports

If you are a parent of a high school athlete in town, you’ve likely met Marshall Kraker. He’s the one working one-on-one with an injured student to regain strength, or diagnosing an injury at a game. He’s the school district’s certified athletic trainer, a position sponsored by The Memorial Hospital.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin for March 28, 2015

Scholarship Bulletin features scholarships from the Moffat County High School website and submitted by other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

Craig education briefs for March 28, 2015: Moffat County High School uses prize money from Celebrate My Drive competition

Moffat County won $25,000 through State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive competition in October, and has recently announced how it will allocate the money.

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Fewer pregnant moms smoking, more single mothers in Moffat County, Kids Count report says

While fewer moms in Moffat County are smoking during pregnancy, births to single women shot up in 2013, according to data in the 2015 Kids Count in Colorado report released Monday.

Fitness Tip: Neuromuscular exercise

Neuromuscular exercise refers to activities that promote balance and coordination. Just like when you work your muscles, when you challenge your balance and coordination, it tends to improve. Some examples of neuromuscular exercise include yoga, Pilates, and tai chi.

Wellness Tip: Coconut flakes

Coconut flakes contain all the amazing properties that are found in coconut oil adding to the diversity of this super food. Coconut flakes are a fun and different addition to many recipes that provides the same benefits as coconut oil.

Craig health briefs for March 28, 2015: The Memorial Hospital honors doctors

Every year on March 30, The Memorial Hospital at Craig takes time to honor and celebrate its physicians and providers.

Jennifer Riley: Vote Jones for mayor

It is my pleasure to write a letter of support for Don Jones in his upcoming bid for mayor of Craig. I’ve known Don for most of my life, but I didn’t get to know Don really well until I was elected to city council in 2009, when Don was serving as mayor.

Doyle O’Neil: Vote Beck for mayor

After carefully reviewing the running candidates for mayor and speaking with a few local hoteliers, the Hampton Inn & Suites is supportive for Ray Beck as the next mayor of Craig.

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