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Moffat County considering medical marijuana options

Commissioners get feedback with legal counsel Thursday

The Moffat County Commission met Thursday afternoon with county attorneys Kathleen Taylor and Jeremy Snow to examine options regarding medical marijuana dispensaries within the county. The county’s six-month moratorium on dispensaries ends June 15.

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Magazine highlights Craig railroad

Corona Telegraph highlights rail history in Craig

A lot of what Craig is today may not have happened if it hadn’t been for the Denver & Salt Lake Railroad that came to Craig in 1913, said Dan Davidson, director of the Museum of Northwest Colorado. Dan Davidson, director of the Museum of Northwest Colorado, helped provide facts and photos about the railroad in Craig for an article in the March 2010 edition of the Corona Telegraph, a publication that has covered the D&SL Railroad for more than 10 years.

On the Record for May 27, 2010

On the Record for May 27, 2010

School board to consider final budget draft today

After months of discussion, Moffat County School District superintendent Joe Petrone said the final draft of the 2010-11 fiscal year budget looks much like the one that will be up for approval at the June 24 school board meeting.

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7 Moffat County athletes named all conference

Four baseball and three soccer players earn WSL honors

Although their seasons are over, Moffat County High School boys baseball and girls soccer players are still receiving accolades for accomplishments on the field.

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Craig Grain closing doors

After 43 years of business, owner Gordon Grandbouche set to retire

Before the next wheat harvest is trucked into town this fall, Craig Grain Company owner Gordon Grandbouche will close his doors, ending a 43-year run of business. He plans to retire July 1.

TMH board chairman resigns

Six months before his second term ended, The Memorial Hospital board chairman has resigned from his position.

Datebook for May 27

4 p.m. The Moffat County School Board hosts a work session at the district administration building, 775 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to the public. Call 824-3268.

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Craig Pool Complex set to open Tuesday

After a busy offseason that included renovating facilities and hiring new staff, the Craig Pool Complex is ready for public use and is scheduled to open Tuesday.

Veteran's Hotline: Veterans — The reason for our free country

Have a great Memorial Day weekend and remember our fallen veterans

Horoscope for May 27

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — The only way you might be able to gain the cooperation of your associates is to soft- peddle your request. Being pushy or aggressive will be interpreted as bossy, and be rejected.

Hayden Heritage Center resumes summer hours

Museum features guided tours, new displays

The Hayden Heritage Center will resume its summer hours today. The museum at 300 W. Pearl St. will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Craig Briefs: Hayden museum opening Thursday

The Hayden Heritage Center and Museum will be open for the summer starting today.

Cathy Hamilton: PDA — what's private and what's public

I’ve always had an issue with public displays of affection, otherwise known as PDA.

Steamboat's Bob McConnell plans busy summer on campaign trail

The energetic background noise was clearly audible as Bob McConnell spoke on the phone Tuesday, in the middle of a three-day retreat to reload his campaign after a surprisingly positive result at the district assembly last week.

Annie's Mailbox: How do I handle the fact that husband looks at porn?

Dear Annie: The other day my 2-year-old son picked up his father’s BlackBerry and gave it to me.