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Moffat County track and field building speed, strength, character

The season began slowly for Moffat County High School track and field, but once athletes return from Spring Break, they’ll be kicking into high gear. As MCHS track moves into full competition, Bulldog runners, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers are prepped to amp up the speed and build up their distances to make a well-rounded year, which follows one of the best ever for the program.

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Craig woman helps people around the globe to see

For a quarter-century, one Craig woman has played a vital role in helping people across the world to see.

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Patti Mosbey: A true Trojan horse

Let me tell you how I got my name as Trojan, ”the little horse that snuck into Sand Wash.” You see, a couple years ago a beautiful grey stallion went missing from Sand Wash. He was on a mission to find himself a mare of his own and maybe the local gals just weren’t interested in him. As the summer wore on not much was thought of the missing grey, after all, there’s lots of grey stallions in Sand Wash. Well, finally one day the missing grey, River, was seen — pretty hefty news coming out of the basin as River had come from afar bringing in a whole new fleet of horses with him.

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Endometriosis: A cause for painful periods, heavy bleeding and some infertility

If you have been having difficulty getting pregnant and your periods seem extra intense, you might want to talk with your doctor about endometriosis. It’s a common condition that affects approximately 11 percent of women in the U.S. between the ages of 15 and 44, and is most common in women in their 30s and 40s, according to womenshealth.gov.

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Craig briefs: Preserving the Last Frontier meets today at Sunset Meadows; Neton speaks

Preserving The Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. today on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St.

Northwest Colorado Health: Program helps families build parenting skills

Raising children is a constant education process. Parents must continually adjust and expand their parenting skills to keep children safe and healthy as they grow.

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From Pipi's Pasture: The first calves of the season

Calving season has begun at Pipi’s Pasture. I think that calving season is a worrisome time with the uncertainty of weather and the possible complications of calving. But it’s not without its rewards, either. It surely is enjoyable to watch the two new little heifer calves as they run around the pasture and then suddenly plop down for their naps.

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Over a Cup of Coffee: A traditional cake

This week I tried an experiment, an adaptation of a recipe. The idea came when I read through an August 2016 issue of a little magazine sent through the mail, along with coupons, by King Soopers.

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Fitness Tip: A daily stroll at Loudy Simpson Park may shrink your waistline

A daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life.

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Superfood Tip: Mangos pack a powerful punch

Mangos are a sweet superfood.

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Lost and found kids: On the record for March 23

5:27 p.m. Officers responded to report of a runaway juvenile male, who turned up at McDonald’s in a rain storm. He requested to call the police. The crisis team did an intervention between him and his mom at the Public Safety Center and he returned home.

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Craig, Baggs exercisers build better bodies together in fitness contest

Legion Fitness to host Highway 40 Throwdown this September

The intensity of a high-impact workout can be daunting for a single person, yet when it’s approached as a group effort the combined energy serves as a motivator to push past one’s comfort zone for the best body possible. Legion Fitness’s Wyoming/Colorado 2017 Fitness Competition saw 20 teams of Craig and Baggs, Wyoming workout warriors hit the gym hard for focused, often blister-inducing exercise and competition.

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Health Briefs: Free screenings available Tuesday for Diabetes Alert Day

Health care news and events.

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Standing up for history has Craig Middle School Students making history

Some of history’s most courageous people featured in projects developed by 47 Craig Middle School students who dominated in a regional history competition held March 4 at in Grand Junction.

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Hunter Education Class Saturday and Sunday: Education Briefs

Education news and events.

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