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Moffat County veterans emphasize reverence on Memorial Day

The men of Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 4265 will be hosting services in Craig and Maybell and ask all residents of Moffat County to remember the true purpose for Memorial Day.

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Grand Olde West Days schedule for Sunday and Monday

2016 Grand Olde West Days and Memorial Day schedule:

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Bulldog Sports for the week of May 30, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for May 30, 2016: Moffat County football kicking off summer training

The Moffat County High School football team will be hosting its summer program this week, with evening skills sessions starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday and running through June 11, which is scheduled to culminate in a full scrimmage with Alameda. Incoming seniors, juniors and sophomores should pick up their gear from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, while incoming freshmen or anyone unable to get equipment earlier can get fitted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the MCHS gym, 900 Finley Lane.

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Moffat County High School seniors say farewell with Saturday graduation

Class of 2016 features 116 graduates

With four years of memories behind them, good and bad alike, the Moffat County High School Class of 2016 had one last group activity Saturday morning. MCHS graduated 116 seniors this weekend, sending their Bulldogs into the future as adults.

Craig briefs: Heightened enforcement kicks off; drive sober

As Coloradans tuck away their winter gear and swimwear resurfaces for Memorial Day weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement statewide are ready for the next The Heat Is On DUI enforcement period.

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Moffat County High School seniors pick off-the-wall-flower, savor future as graduation approaches

Moffat County High School graduation colors, motto and flower are now in the books

Moffat County High School seniors chose the powerful, magical Super Mario Bros. Fire Flower as this year’s class flower.

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Moffat County High School graduates earn certificates, degrees from CNCC

Group is part of a growing number of concurrently enrolled students in the state

A recent report from the Colorado Department of Higher Education indicated that “nearly 30 percent of Colorado’s 11th-graders and 12th-graders participated in some type of dual enrollment program during the 2014-15 school year — an increase of 15 percent over the previous year.”

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Seniors set to serve United States through military commitment

Four members of Moffat County High School’s 2016 graduating class have made a commitment to serve their country.

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Karie Fischer, MCSD registered nurse, offers health advice as summer beckons

The school district's registered nurse notes safety, nutrition concerns

“Don’t float the river alone, and wear a helmet when you do your motor sports, your biking, your ATV,” she said.

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Grand Olde West rodeo brings big competition to Craig

Iron Man, Iron Woman Ranch Bronc Riding, Yampa River Ranch Rodeo events scheduled for weekend

As one of the major features of Grand Olde West Days, 25 riders will compete in the Iron Man Bronc Riding competition.

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Government update for the week of May 30

Government update for the week of May 30.

Youth shooters accommodated by city

At their weekly meeting, Craig city council amended the municipal code to accommodate 4-H shooters.

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Baxter Black: Wanted: Cowboy

A reporter asked me awhile back if I was a cowboy. I said "no." That name is reserved for them that make their livin’ punchin’ cows.

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Blubarb Pie

We have planted most of our garden, and so far one row of onions is up. As I was checking out the garden I noticed that some our young rhubarb plants are about ready. What a great time for Mary Burnett, of Craig, to send me a recipe for “Blubarb Pie” (Blueberry Rhubarb). There may be three cups of rhubarb from our plants to make Mary’s pie!

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