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Sheriff’s story questioned during Bantle trial

Trial of former Steamboat police officer expected to last 3 days

The grilling started quickly during the first day of the Kristin Bantle trial Tuesday when defense attorney Matthew Tjosvold cross-examined Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins.

Man suspected of sexual assault

The Routt County Sheriff's Office on Sunday arrested a 40-year-old Routt County man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman.

Forum will discuss marijuana-growing operations in Hayden

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is hosting a forum to discuss the positives and negatives of allowing marijuana growing operations in Hayden.

Lois Stoffle: Parade of Lights event was beautiful

What a beautiful Parade of Lights! The lighting, the music, the floats — all of it — what a way to welcome in the Christmas spirit And a BIG “Thank You” to the organizers and participants who so graciously took the parade up Ledford Street past the senior housing, Sunset Meadows, and up on to Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab Center. The residents of both facilities thoroughly enjoyed watching the magic unfold! Thank you so much!

Prather’s Pick: 7 Siberian snow spiders

I found this week’s funny book only recently while I was browsing through the books in the children’s room at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries. It would have been a great selection for Halloween, but I hadn’t found it then.

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Does Sage Creek mine have a future?

Peabody Sage Creek mine has a date with Routt County for renewal of coal hauling permit

Recent communication from Peabody with Routt County officials over renewal of a permit at Sage Creek, signals the company and its new owners want to ensure the opportunity to mine coal here for as long as 20 to 30 years in the future.

Lance Scranton: Civil, prudent and courageous

Suppose we all agreed that climate change and saving the world from itself was much more important than possible terrorists emigrating to our homeland. If we all agreed then we would meet for the next two weeks in some foreign country (what happened to conference calls, Skyping, or Facetime — especially if we all agree that climate change is an immediate, must-solve, issue) to hammer out an agreement to reduce our “footprint” on mother earth so she could breathe a little easier, cool down, then suddenly peace and tranquility would break out all over the planet.

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Moffat County Commission recap for Dec. 1

Moffat County Commission recap for Dec. 1.

On the record for Dec. 1

On the record for Dec. 1.

Fantasy Sports Fix: 2015 free agent finds and scoring leaderboard surprises

It's been a wild ride this fantasy football season. First your team is riding on the crest of several victories, next, you're in the bottom half of the league struggling with injuries and low scores.

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Moffat County's new school board sorts old tensions, establishes protocol, goals

Four recently elected Moffat County School District Board of Education members joined three existing members Monday for a board retreat to define the new board’s goals, protocols and direction.

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Jimmy Westlake: A tale of 2 star clusters

On cold, crisp December evenings, you can spot two glittering star clusters in the constellation of Taurus the Bull, high up in the eastern sky around 8 p.m. They are the Hyades and the Pleiades star clusters.

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The Memorial Hospital CEO John Rossfeld resigns from position in Craig

After nearly two years of service, The Memorial Hospital CEO John Rossfeld has submitted his resignation and will be leaving his post Dec. 11, according to a press release from TMH.

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Off-duty Steamboat Springs firefighters use Heimlich maneuver to save a fellow diner

The firefighters were at Cafe Diva restaurant with their wives for date night.

Craig briefs: Festival of Trees kicks off Nov. 30 at courthouse

The fourth annual Festival of Trees, hosted by Moffat County Youth United Way and Moffat County High School Key Club, begins Nov. 30 and will fill the second floor of the Moffat County Courthouse with festively decorated Christmas trees.

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Snowmakers play key role in early opening of ski area

It’s not the scene one would expect when learning about the snowmaking process at the Steamboat Ski Area.

Stephanie Pearce: A jump that made me cool

As the snow falls, memories of winters past flood my mind. Our family used to play in the snow frequently. What else do you do when most days the seasons are winter? Our favorite snow activity was snowmachining.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 30, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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