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Weekend music shows to conclude Craig’s summer season

After this weekend, summer will be officially over, which means Craig residents should take advantage of all the easygoing seasonal atmosphere they can.

Hayden Town Board to consider not giving donations

With a tight budget, the Hayden Town Board on Thursday night will take a look at its policy for giving donations.

Meeting scheduled for Swinging Bridge project

Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers said more details about the Swinging Bridge repairs will come out of Monday morning's meeting.

Mike Littwin: Committed to winning the war on terror, in the same old way

It was sad to watch, but, I guess, inevitable. In delivering a strong and decisive speech on how to deal with the ISIS threat, Barack Obama resoundingly answered his critics — by sounding just like them. As Philip Gourevitch points out in the New Yorker, every American president over the last 25 years — Bush the Elder, Clinton, Bush II, and now Obama — has eventually gone on TV to announce his decision to bomb Iraq.

Craig briefs: Child Passenger Safety Week runs until Sunday

Now that students are back in school most parents are getting back into the routine of the daily drive to school, it’s time to educate parents on the importance of keeping their kids — especially 8- to 15-year-olds — safe in their vehicle.

Matt Winey: Wake up

Should it be the federal government deciding the fate of our coal industry and the fish we have in the Yampa River or should it be our choice? This country was built on the American dream and personal freedom.

Carolyn Casinger: Thank you for hosting

The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank the Thunder Rolls Bowling Center for hosting our first annual Bowling Fundraiser. They did a fabulous job.

N. McStay: Swinging Bridge concerns

Recently, our family went out to the Browns Park area. We noticed that there is still a “bridge closed” sign to the Swinging Bridge. What is going on?

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Hayden wins again, blasts Vail Mountain

Hayden beat Vail Mountain Tuesday, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18, winning for the third time in four matches, and the Tigers did it without their best player.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 17, 2014: Registration deadline Wednesday for Parks and Rec basketball

Wednesday is the final chance to register your children for the Craig Parks and Recreation youth basketball season.

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Moffat County golfer Mike Bingham qualifies for state

Golfer shoots 79, finishes 4th in Western region

Mike Bingham will represent MCHS at the 3A State Championships following a fourth place finish at the Western 3A Regional Tournament Tuesday at Durango’s Hillcrest Golf Club.

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Legislators listen to local water advocates

"What it comes down to, is that local communities want to be treated with dignity and respect if water from their basins is moved out and they no longer have that water for their own uses." — Jeff Devere, Rangely resident

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EPA extends comment period on Clean Power Plan

Announcement comes less than a week after EPA visits Craig

After receiving nearly 750,000 comments, the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to extend its deadline by 45 days for public comments on the Clean Power Plan concerning carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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Soroco High School debuts healthy vending machine

Students at Soroco High School said goodbye to candy bars and junk food-filled vending machines over the summer and now make their snack selections from an interactive, healthy snack dispenser.

Prather’s Pick: A pictorial history of Meeker

“Meeker” was written by Kristin Bowen and is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. The book became available Sept. 1. It is a collection of over 200 vintage photographs showcasing the White River Valley.

Moffat County Commissioner Sept. 16 meeting recap

Moffat County Commissioners discussed last week's community meeting with EPA representative Shaun McGrath as well as other regional economic issues at their weekly meeting.

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Grant will allow programming to expand at Hayden vocational center

Hayden High School vocational education teacher Kevin Kleckler is finding ways to keep up with the demand for his classes.

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Routt County commissioners hesitate to invest public monies in community solar garden

Commissioners Steve Ivancie and Doug Monger were uncomfortable investing public dollars given CEC’s unwillingness to share with them financial details involved in building the solar garden.

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