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Weather Watch: Early week storm to sprinkle on Craig

Possibility remains for Labor Day weekend atmospheric activity

As we head into the final stretch of summer, it’s not necessary to put the barbecue back in storage just yet if you want to get one last good grill session in this week. Still, don’t print any invitations for a big outdoor celebration, either. A good likelihood of precipitation is in store for Northwest Colorado this week, as a storm system expected to present itself Sunday will spill over into Monday and Tuesday.

Neton's Then and Now: The Memory of Arnold F. Beckett — Part 2

In 1948, three years after the end of World War II, Craig was beginning to enjoy peace and prosperity. However, Craig paused to give war hero Arnold Beckett a final welcome home from the South Pacific.

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Rain soaks Moffat County golf in Rifle

Moffat County High School athletes had a tough day on the links this past Thursday when both the varsity and JV boys golf teams competed at Rifle Creek Golf Course.

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Quick start to season for Moffat County cross country

Ary Shaffer, Ashley Suits lead Bulldog runners

Moffat County High School cross country got a good start on the season Friday when runners took on the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede in Colorado Springs.

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Moffat County football tackling challenges head-on

Last season saw Moffat County High School’s football program coping with some major alterations, not the least of which included a new coaching staff and a move to the 2A division of CHSAA. A year later, the head of the team has gotten more settled in to the area, and both he and players are ready to defend their title as the champions of the Western Slope North League.

Carla Alexander: Thank you for support

The family of Alvin Lawton would like to say thank you so much for all the thoughts, prayers, cards and kind wishes during this difficult time. It is comforting to know how Alvin touched so many lives.

VNA Community Health Center team: Celebrate health centers

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Community Health Centers in Craig and Steamboat Springs are among nonprofit CHCs throughout the U.S. providing affordable health care to individuals of all ages and incomes.

Jill Hafey, Principal, Sunset Elementary staff: School thanks residents

The staff at Sunset Elementary School would like to thank merchants and Craig community members for their cooperation and sense of humor while our teachers were on their team-building scavenger hunt.

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New TMH orthopaedic surgeon brings cutting-edge techniques to Craig

Whether you’re a young football player with a busted shoulder or an aging rancher with a bad hip, The Memorial Hospital’s new orthopaedic surgeon, Kevin Borchard, M.D., has your back.

Craig health briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Kids Count presentation highlights trends for Moffat County kids

Health-related news, announcements and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

Craig education briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Free or reduced price meal applications due

Families that may qualify for free and reduced meals must submit an application form to Moffat County School District food services for the 2015-16 school year.

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Moffat County teachers, students, administrators busy with back-to-school preparations

Whether you’re a student, a parent or have nothing to do with schools at all, it’s hard not to feel the palpable changes that come in late summer: the changing light of the turning season, a cool crispness in the air, and the buzz of back-to-school preparations.

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Moffat County football sinks Sailors, 27-0, in season opener

Moffat County High School was the place to be Friday night for the start of football season and the continuation of the ongoing rivalry between the MCHS Bulldogs and the Steamboat Springs High School Sailors that culminated in a 27-0 win for Moffat County.

Hayden Reader of the Week: Emily Hockaday

The reader of the week for Hayden Public Library’s Summer Reading program is five year old Emily Hockaday. Emily is a well-known patron of the library. She has lived in Hayden her whole life along with her parents Shawn and Leslie Hockaday.

Faith Column: Having faith that everything will be alright

Worrying about a missing friend, coming together in faith

On Tuesday evening of this week, my son-in-law received word that a good friend was missing. The missing man was a family friend that was bowing hunting in Utah with my son-in- law’s brother. He had not been seen since Sunday morning.

Baxter Black: Team tying

I happened to be at the National Finals Rodeo in 1988 when Leo Camarillo and partner roped their steer in five seconds flat! It ranked in my mind with John Alden pitoning up Plymouth Rock or Neil Armstrong making angels in the moon dust! I was there when history was being made! It didn’t matter that Leo’s time only took third in the go-round.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Meeker softball season has home games Saturday

The Meeker High School varsity softball team will play its home opener Saturday with a varsity doubleheader against Grand Junction’s JV team, games at noon and 2 p.m. in Meeker.

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Oak Creek opens first recreational dispensary

Naturally, Mark Stepp is putting the blame on his wife, Lindsay. If it weren’t for her, Stepp might not be living his dream as a master grower and co-owner of Oak Creek’s Park Range Recreationals.

From Pipi's Pasture: The canning jars

Last week when I picked green beans from our garden next to Pipi’s Pasture, I was reminded of the bushels of green beans we kids used to pick out of our huge garden at the ranch when we were growing up. And then I remembered canning season.

Forget Me Not: An open call to visit elderly loved ones

Sunset Meadows I and II wrote an important letter to the editor that appeared in Friday’s Craig Daily Press.

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