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Craig City Council meeting recap

Craig City Council Jan. 27 meeting recap

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 28, 2015: Craig hockey fights on in Denver

The Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team experienced a tough weekend against Heritage. The Saturday game at The Ice Ranch in Littleton ended 8-3, with a loss for the Bulldogs, followed Sunday by a 7-1 defeat at the University of Denver’s Joy Burns Arena.

Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come. MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.

Lance Scranton: A View from the “trenches”

Times are tough, but times are tough all over, I thought, while speaking with one of our county commissioners this past week. I asked if there was any positive or inspiring news about our county in general. He stated that the commissioners are definitely going on the offensive this year and plan to do all they can to promote our county and the possibilities that exist in our expansive area.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 27

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Prather’s Pick: A memoir about being HIV positive and bullied

This week’s book is written for young adults, but older readers will learn a lot from reading it, too. “Positive: Surviving My Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World” is a memoir, written by Paige Rawl, with Ali Benjamin. The foreward to the book was written by Jay Asher.

Thoughtful Parenting: How giving back sows seeds of positivity in young adults

For many people who enjoy a lifestyle of giving — that is, giving of time or money for the well-being of others without the expectation of pay or other benefit — some satisfaction or delight in giving was likely perceived as a child.

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Plane crash survivor doing 'amazingly well' at Denver hospital

After Darling's plane crashed Sunday morning south of Rabbit Ears Pass, Darling climbed out of the wreckage of his mangled Cessna and lit a pool of spilled fuel to stay warm until rescuers reached him in a remote part of the woods.

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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

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Talk with astronaut Steve Swanson packs Library Hall

Steamboat Springs astronaut Steve Swanson drew a standing room only crowd to Bud Werner Memorial Library Sunday night for a talk about his most recent trip to space.

Business Buzz: Secure your business data

The Better Business Bureau warn that although it’s large national companies that get the headlines when a data breach occurs, small businesses account for approximately 85 percent of all data breaches, according to Visa.

Single-engine Cessna crashes south of Rabbit Ears Pass

A single-engine Cessna aircraft crashed late Sunday morning south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 26, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Senior Spotlight: Small acts of kindness

These are changing times we live in and many ways more challenging than days gone by. We have resources available allowing us to live more comfortably and helping to see what is ahead.

Stephanie Pearce: The American Dream, Part 4

This is my last in a series on the American Dream. Just to be clear, I had titled the columns “The American Dream” and the editorial staff added the examining Common Core to the column. This lesson plan was found online at Coreknowledge.org under Colorado Lesson Plans, History and Geography, Capitalism and Socialism.

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16th annual Diamonds & Spurs a jewel of an event for Craig

Corrie Ponikvar receives Rotary’s Humanitarian Award

Ball gowns, bolo ties and Stetsons as far as the eye could see were among the apparel Saturday night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion during the 16th annual Diamonds & Spurs hosted by Rotary Club of Craig. The local service group’s gala event provided residents a night on the town complete with formalwear, dinner, and more, raising funds for their projects throughout the year.

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Moffat County basketball has grand weekend vs. Grand Valley

Boys win, 82-64, lead Western Slope League; 2nd-place girls, 53-41, over Cardinals

The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball teams swept the visiting Grand Valley Cardinals at every level in Saturday afternoon games that saw a win for the girls varsity squad of 53-41, leading to an 82-64 triumph for the boys.

TMH Living Well: Tired? Cold? Low Energy? Could be hypothyroidism

In honor of National Thyroid Awareness Month, take a minute to consider how a low-functioning thyroid can affect you. Hypothyroidism creates several vague symptoms that may go unnoticed. While it can occur at any age, hypothyroidism is much more common in women, especially those over the age of 50.

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