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Craig briefs: CDOT: Use caution and good tires for I-70 travel


The Colorado Department of Transportation is urging drivers to check the condition of the tires on your vehicle, as a heavy snowstorm that hit the Western Slope and Northwest Colorado recently has made travel dangerous.

Student achievement: Owen Nichols

Student achievement: Owen Nichols

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Moffat County wrestlers grapple in Grand Junction, Kremmling tourneys

The Moffat County High School wrestling teams fought hard but came up short in two tournaments during the weekend. The varsity squad attended the 36-team Warrior Classic hosted Friday and Saturday by Central High School in Grand Junction.

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Moffat County swimmers earn 8th place in Montrose

The Moffat County High School girls swim team took eighth place Friday and Saturday at the Montrose Invitational.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 22, 2014: Moffat County football player named All-State

Moffat County High School junior Brett Loyd recently was named Second Team All-State for the 2A football 2014 season. Players are selected by Colorado High School Activities Association, Colorado Preps Network and Max Preps, based on nominations from leagues and coaches.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Dec. 22, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Senior Spotlight: Christmas is here!

“Just hear those sleigh bells ringing...” is being sung on the radio, Christmas decorations galore, snow falling — it's Christmas time.

Stephanie Pearce: Jesus’ love and acceptance

I’ve been pondering Christmas. What is Christmas about? Not the holiday that we celebrate currently, but the birth of a man that would have an impact on the world forever; the birth of Jesus. No matter your beliefs, the life of this one man has impacted the world since his birth.

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Pet adoption a warm, fuzzy gift idea

If Yampa Valley residents find themselves with no Christmas gift, they need to look no farther than Bear Creek Animal Shelter.

Hayden, Steamboat finish 1 and 2 at West Grand wrestling tourney

Hayden High School wrestling just barely beat out Steamboat Springs for first place at Saturday's West Grand Tournament in Kremmling.

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Moffat County girls hoops splits weekend road games in Utah

The last two games of 2014 had mixed results for the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team.

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Imagination Library: The free gift that keeps on giving

What could be better for a young child than to get a present in the mail every single month addressed directly to them? And what could be better for a parent than for that present to be a book — something that will educate, enrich and enliven their young child’s imagination?

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Sweet alternatives offer a healthy boost to holidays

Another holiday means another feast, and ample opportunities to gorge on sugar, spice and everything nice. But as we all know, sugar is not very nice to the body health-wise.

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Moffat County boys basketball eying state possibilities

Above the rim, outside the arc, in the paint — wherever they need to be, the members of the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team will get there because this is the season they’ve been anticipating.

Over a Cup: Christmas candy

This week I’m featuring two candy recipes. One of my favorite fudge recipes has a chocolate bar in the ingredients, and I think it makes the fudge taste rich.

Craig Briefs: 564 arrested by CDOT for driving drunk

Four people died in alcohol related crashes and 564 Coloradans were arrested for driving impaired during the 10-day Holiday Party DUI enforcement period.

Retired Air Force colonel chosen to lead Yampa Valley Regional Airport

Booth has managed air fields in Germany, Alaska

New Yampa Valley Regional Airport Manager Kevin Booth said it was his tenure as chief operating officer at Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany, from 2002 through 2004 that most closely compares to his new role at YVRA.

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Early holiday skiers flying into Steamboat ahead of snowstorm

Vacationing skiers who stay through the weekend should enjoy a good dose of powder beginning Sunday, with the storm intensifying Monday.

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