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Injuries catch up to Bulldog wrestlers

Injuries catch up to Bulldog wrestlers

Wrestling Friday and Saturday at the Bill Thoman Jr. Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Green River, Wyo., Moffat County High School coach Roman Gutierrez knew his team would be shorthanded.

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Bad Dogs cash in at Vegas Tournament

Team finishes third overall

Despite having only 30 wrestlers, the Craig Bad Dogs fared well Jan. 16 in a Las Vegas invitational tournament. The youth wrestling squad claimed third place out of 25 teams.

Bryce Jacobson: Kum & Go attempting to aid Haitian relief efforts

Kum & Go, L.C., announced Saturday that “customers can opt to donate $1 at the registers to the American Red Cross for Haiti Relief Efforts.”

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My Life, My Words: Natasha White: A splash of color

I love colors, it makes me feel good. My favorite is burgundy red. It’s deep, and it’s so dark and pretty. It almost reminds me of the lipsticks they wore in the 40s.

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Local couple’s lives warmed by the presence of rescued dogs

The sign on the door at Kathy and Tim Osborn’s Craig home greets visitors with the words, “Welcome to the zoo.” To the contrary, the scene inside the house is almost serene, as Kathy sits in a green leather chair, surrounded by deep green walls with dark pinewood trim.

Andy Bockelman: ‘It’s Complicated’ features simple, agreeable story

You don’t hear the term “divorce with benefits” very often, but the romantic comedy “It’s Complicated” offers a lot of new ideas along with that.

Craig briefs: Holistic offers 2 weight-loss classes

Holistic Health & Fitness, 420 Breeze St., now offers two weight-loss-related classes each Monday. The first is a free Weight Loss Support Group, which is open to anyone, at 5 p.m. every Monday at the fitness center.

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Bulldogs girls basketball downs Panthers

Bulldogs girls beat Panthers, 53-49, for league win

Coming off one of their toughest losses, the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team could do little wrong Saturday in Delta. Between a potent offense and stingy defense, the Bulldogs (5-8 overall, 3-1 in the Western Slope League) were able to topple Delta High School, 53-49.

Horoscopes for Jan. 18, 2010

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Delta holds on to beat MCHS boys

With less than five seconds re­­maining in the fourth quarter, the Delta High School boys varsity basketball team was clinging to a slim, two-point advantage against Moffat County High School.

Aging Well: Radon: ‘Test, don’t guess’

There are many radon myths. Among them: Radon only affects certain types of homes or that a person can rely on a neighbor’s radon test to indicate levels in their own home.

Annie's Mailbox: Sister-in-law obsessed with bleach

Dear Annie: My sister-in-law is overly obsessed with bleach. She uses it to wash dishes, and within minutes before she bathes her two small children, she wipes down the bathtub with it.

Datebook for Jan. 18, 2010

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H. Neal Glanville: Looking at resolutions

Well, another year and another batch of well-intended resolutions have spilled forth from those we know and many more from those we don’t. Each of us has a multitude of weakness that are either in our face each morning or raise their ugly little heads when we least expect it.

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Dancing a highlight of Saturday’s Diamonds & Spurs fundraiser

Don and Misty Jones can be seen year after year dancing the night away at Diamonds & Spurs, the Craig Rotary Club’s annual formal fundraiser. This year will be no different.