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Sunset Elementary School students find familial audience for their books

Third-graders spend five weeks creating books, then share their work with family, classmates

“It was nice because (the students) interacted with the parents,” said parent Megan Jones.

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Fantasy Sports Fix: 2016 fantasy football news and notes

It's been nearly four months since the NFL season ended but I'm already starting to see advertisements for fantasy football. I think that's a good thing, even though training camps are another two months away, I'll take any kind of fantasy football news this time of year and there's a few fantasy-worthy stories I found.

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Moffat County sports honor best of the bunch with ‘Dude’ Dent award

Another year of Moffat County High School sports is in the books, and now comes the time to remember a bit of local history as a select group of athletes set their sights forward. The Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Clarion Inn & Suites, a night that includes a variety of athletic awards and culminates in the presentation of the Dude Dent trophy and Outstanding Female Athlete to the cream of the crop for the Bulldogs.

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Craig briefs: Former area doctor gets 5-year prison sentence

A former Craig doctor who was convicted of overprescribing narcotic painkillers has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.

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Operation Round Up causing concern for some customers

Yampa Valley Electric Association’s effort to raise money for local charities has some Craig customers feeling deceived and even threatening legal action.

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Craig Sports Briefs for May 25, 2016: Moffat County sports physicals available

Students who plan to participate in sports at Craig Middle School or Moffat County High School during the 2016-17 school year can receive their physical examination from 5 to 8 p.m. June 2 at The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic, 785 Yampa Ave. The cost is $15 per student.

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On the record for May 24

On the record for May 24.

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Yampa Valley OHV Trail Riders: Thanks!

Yampa Valley OHV Trail Riders would like to thank all who helped with the Yampa Valley OHV Trail Riders Sand Wash Basin 3rd Annual Spring Fever Fun Day on May 14.

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Ed Koucherik: Thank you

Thank you, community.

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Prather’s Pick: A rusty but trusty tractor

This year there has been a lot of flooding in our country, and that’s what I thought about when I found “Farmer John’s Tractor,” a children’s picture book.

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Lance Scranton: Congrats seniors — expect great things!

It’s that time again when our best and brightest get ready to enter the world after 12 or 13 years of public education. So often test scores are what we base much of our success on when describing the effectiveness of our schools. Of course, scores are important and worthy of discussion and concern because various snapshots of student learning do help us determine how best to serve their intellectual needs.

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Rosie Crosthwaite, revered preschool teacher, retires from Eagle's Nest

Rosie Crosthwaite has taught and directed preschool for 39 years

“I’m going to miss her a tremendous amount,” said Preschool Director Angie Roberts, who described Crosthwaite as a strong source of teaching inspiration. “She’s taught me what I know … She’s given this community a lot of years with kids and grandkids and great grandkids.”

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District may create policy to govern use of medical marijuana in schools

Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.

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Plea deal in murder case results in 50-year sentence

A 22-year-old Routt County man was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison for murdering Patricia Richmond.

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CNCC to offer creative mix of teen summer camps

Camps tapping teen interests to be presented for the first time in Craig

Desiree Moore, CNCC’s director of community education, said this was the first summer for the camps at the Craig campus.

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Jimmy Westlake: Meet the Crow and the Cup

Winging his way across our springtime sky is a delightful little constellation named Corvus, the Crow.

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Former Craig doctor sentenced to prison

A former Craig doctor who was convicted of overprescribing narcotic painkillers has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.

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Hayden woman killed in rollover crash Sunday night

Christine Carlberg, of Hayden, was killed Sunday night in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40.

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Road construction delays motorists

Traffic impacts can be expected northbound and southbound on Colorado Highway 9, Monday through Friday, during daylight hours, according to a news release.

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Craig briefs: Moffat County Library to be closed Tuesday

Moffat County Library will be closed Tuesday. The library will reopen at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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