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Senior spotlight for April 21

When I am getting started for the day I usually pause for a second to check my reflection in the mirror. Today I took a little longer look and it dawned on me that my hair was getting more white in it. That made me wonder if the texture of white hair was the reason why my hair seemed to be behaving the way it did when I was a lot younger.

Craig briefs: MCHS class reunion for 1994 graduates in June

The Moffat County High School Class of 1994 is holding its 20th class reunion on June 13 and 14.

8th-graders express selves through poetry contest

Winners to read poems Wednesday night

The chance to hear the words of the next great young writers will be happening this week. The winners of the Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest will be reading their entries Wednesday afternoon at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. The contest highlights the talents of the top 10 poets of Craig Middle School’s eighth grade class, with five ranked places and five honorable mentions.

Weather Watch: Winds to impact Craig’s climate

Batten down the hatches because the atmosphere of Northwest Colorado may be hard to handle this week. After harsh winds Sunday afternoon, the pattern looks to repeat for Craig and the surrounding areas, according the National Weather Service.

Stephanie Pearce: Planning for prom

Living in the middle of nowhere like we do, we travel for everything we do. This travel requires planning. Right now, we are planning traveling for prom.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of April 21, 2014

The coming week's sports schedule for Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.

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CMS sprinters have big day in Craig

The Bulldogs hosted their home track meet Saturday on the Moffat County High School track .

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Basalt too tough despite MCHS baseball improvement

The Bulldogs played tough defense but couldn't put enough runs on the board as their losing streak extended.

Moffat County defense shuts down CRMS

The Bulldogs held the Oysters to just one goal after giving up four two days earlier.

Education briefs for April 19, 2014: Moffat County High School prom is April 26

Moffat County High School’s annual prom festivities will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight April 26 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 640 E. Victory Way. Tickets are still available for students for $35 apiece. Only those ranging from ninth grade to age 21 — with non-students requiring a guest pass — will be admitted.

Health briefs for April 19, 2014: The Memorial Hospital to host health fair

The Memorial Hospital will host the second annual Community Health Fair from 7:30 a.m. to noon April 26 at its facilities at 750 Hospital Loop.

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Your Health: ‘Tis the season for allergy awareness

Springtime brings with it warmer weather and blossoming plant life, but this combination can be less than pleasant if it’s causing your nose to run, your eyes to water or any number of other maladies tied to allergies.

Editorial: 3-year-old's death is tragic

Some tragic news came out of Steamboat recently regarding the death of a 3-year-old child named Austin Davis.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Vaccinating on time important for keeping kids safe, healthy

Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday.

Over a Cup: Easter desserts

I enjoy making fancy desserts for Easter dinner. That doesn’t mean that they take a lot of time; it means that they’re made with puddings, whipped topping, fruit, etc. This year I’m short on time so I am going to bake a yellow cake, leave it unfrosted, and then provide bowls of thawed and sweetened strawberries and peaches, whipped topping and vanilla ice cream. Family members can put them together as they like.

Craig briefs: CPD to train retailers on shoplifting prevention

Craig Police Department will host a shoplifting and loss prevention class May 8 in response to a high rate of theft from retail stores in the area recently.

Late health sign-ups improve outlook

A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama’s health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

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