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3 Moffat girls golf break 100 in Montrose

The Bulldogs played their best tournament of the year and are showing improvement at the right time of the season.

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Seed exchange program sprouts at Hayden library

Spring is in the air at the Hayden Public Library where patrons have been given access to a variety of free seeds to plant in their gardens.

Craig briefs: Workforce Center hosts career fair Thursday

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

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Steamboat beats Moffat County in back-to-back games

The Sailors played complete baseball while the Bulldogs struggled in their double header Tuesday.

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Moffat County commissioners April 15 meeting recap

The recap for the April 15 Moffat County commissioners meeting.

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Craig’s CNCC honors top students

College graduation set for May 10 in Rangely

The Craig campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College recently hosted its honors banquet for the 2013-14 school year. Held at the Clarion Inn & Suites on Friday, the event acknowledged the academic achievements of students throughout the past several months.

City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig

Craig City Council decided to invest money in a project that could help downtown business owners brighten up their storefronts. The project is be a partnership between the city of Craig and the University of Colorado, Denver to develop design concepts for downtown Craig, particularly on Yampa Avenue. City Council voted, 6-0 (Craig City Council member Joe Bird was not in attendance), to use $1,900 of the contingency funds to pay for the concepts.

On the record for Moffat County Jail, April 15

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

Judge unseals arrest warrant for Steamboat mother whose 3-year-old died

At the request of the Steamboat Pilot & Today, Routt County Judge James Garrecht has unsealed records related to the case against Meghan McKeon, the woman charged with child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son.

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College astronomers among viewers of lunar eclipse

'Blood moon' to appear 3 more times in 2014, 2015

Late Monday night and during the earliest hours of Tuesday, many people around the world cast their gaze skyward to see the spectacle of the full lunar eclipse, known as the "blood moon" because of a reddish appearance of the celestial body while in the shadow of Earth. The first of four occurrences scheduled to happen between now and fall 2015 was a talking point for the astronomy students of Colorado Northwestern Community College as they spent the night observing through telescopes on the Craig campus, a practice which has become more and familiar to them in recent weeks.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 16, 2014: MCHS soccer games rescheduled

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

Early Childhood Coalition: A sincere thanks

The Early Childhood Coalition would like to thank the following organizations for their support with our Children’s Festival this year.

Yolanda Cruz, Heather Cruz and family: Thanks for support

I would love to thank the community, Adriana Robbins, Shannon Moore and Vallarta’s Restaurant, who worked to get a fundraiser for my daughter, Heather Cruz, who has Hodgkin lymphoma. All the support was so appreciated.

James Neton: Dude Dent awards — a symbol of pride in our community

On April 23, Moffat County High School will host the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner for the outstanding senior male and female athlete of MCHS for 2014. The event will highlight the academic and athletic achievements of the best male and female student athletes Moffat County has to offer. Many of us are aware of the achievements and heroic nature of Dent’s life. However, others in the community may have no idea why one of MCHS’s most prestigious student awards is named after Dent.

Prather’s Pick: A book with a World War I setting

This week’s book for young adult readers (probably aimed at middle school age) has an unusual title and a rather unexpected plot. “Stay Where You Are & Then Leave” was written by John Boyne, the author of “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” which became a Miramax feature film. The novel was published by Henry Holt and Company (2013).

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4 candidates emerge for Moffat County High School principal job

Assistant principal, athletics director among contenders

The Moffat County School District has reached the final step in the process of hiring a new principal at Moffat County High School, with four candidates interviewing for the position this week. The school hosted a meet-and-greet event Monday night for parents and community members to interface with those vying for the job.

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Steamboat's flirtation with springlike weather comes to a frigid halt

The recorded high temperatures in Steamboat last week included: April 8, 59 degrees; April 9, 63 degrees; April 10, 57 degrees; April 11, 65 degrees and April 12, 63.

Republican candidates emerge from the district and state assemblies

During the weekend, nearly 20 Moffat County voters took part in the election process by heading to Denver for the Republican State Assembly. The Moffat County delegates attended the district and state assemblies to help determine which Republican candidates would make it onto the June primary.

Controversial gun laws under review by federal judge

The controversial gun laws passed in 2013 are now under consideration by a federal judge. After a two-week-long trial, people on either side of the gun debate anxiously await the result. The restrictions — which, among other things, would limit magazine capacity — are an infringement on Second Amendment rights, Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz said.

Craig briefs: Scholarships available for high school seniors

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation now has an online application for its scholarships offered to high school seniors in Routt and Moffat counties.

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