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High school students to present 'living history' during cemetery tour

The Hayden Cemetery will be alive with history Saturday when Hayden High School drama students tell the stories of seven people buried there.

Craig briefs: Moffat County alum drove school bus that caught on fire

A Caliche football team school bus caught fire Saturday on its way to a game in Greeley, and the bus driver was Teresa Kettle, a 1986 graduate of Moffat County High School. No one was injured in the fire, and the football players and their equipment made it to the game unscathed and on time, but the bus was a complete loss.

Lois Stoffle: Thanks for parade visit

I would like to thank the “powers that be” at the Moffat County High School for having the homecoming parade make it all the way up to Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab last Friday.

Nick Rubley: Draining Elkhead, Part 2

I would like to talk about wolves. You may think that this has nothing to do with endangered fish, but it does. Let me explain. In the early 1990s, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reintroduced 15 wolves into the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park. There are now an estimated 1,700 animals in five states, including Colorado.

Moffat County’s Mike Bingham sinks 46th place at state golf tourney

Golfer’s two-day total 168

Moffat County High School golfer Mike Bingham tied for 46th out of 84 during the 3A State Championships Monday and Tuesday at Northeastern 18 Golf Course in Sterling.

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Steamboat astronaut Steve Swanson glad to be back on Earth after nearly half a year in space

"The ground was wonderful," Swanson said Tuesday as he reflected on his return to Earth. "It was nice to feel the weather again. My legs were a little wobbly when I walked, but I was happy. Life was great at that moment."

Advocates embezzlement case arraignment set for Oct. 6

At the Sept. 29 court date, Gardner proceeds with preliminary hearing while Virden waives her right to one

Prather’s Pick: ‘Pay It Forward,’ the young readers edition

This week’s book for readers ages 8 to 12 is very special. It’s the young readers edition of “Pay It Forward.” The adult version of the novel, same title, was written by author Catherine Ryan Hyde 14 years ago. That book was an international best-seller, and it became a major motion picture.

Moffat County commissioner Sept. 30 meeting recap

Following the pursuit and capture of a candy-loving rat in the Moffat County Courthouse, commissioners assumed business as usual.

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Hunting season still going strong in Northwest Colorado

What's left of Colorado's 2014 hunting season?

Craig briefs: Event discusses poverty, health among children

On the first Wednesday of each month, the Craig Daily Press hosts Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. at The Memorial Hospital Mountain Café. On Wednesday, Daily Press Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss the number of Moffat County children who are in poverty and also the latest health statistics concerning our area as it pertains to kids.

Stephanie Pearce: Volunteers give it their best shot

Volunteers are the most important part of most many functions that our kids are involved in. These volunteers sometimes don’t know much about the event they are helping with but are more than willing to get out there and try.

Mary Jo Brown: Turn off your stresses

I had one of those days when my mind kept wandering and my thoughts kept going to other things to the point that it was hard for me to get into my regular routine. I kept dwelling on things that were not really worth the time I was putting into thinking about.

Government update for the week of Sept. 29

Moffat County Commission meeting agenda

Business Buzz: Loaf ‘N Jug in Craig gets facelift

The Loaf ‘N Jug on the west side of Craig is going through a complete remodel that’s expected to be complete by the end of this week.

Weather Watch: Cool and wet temperatures expected this week

High country to get snow

Wet weather will continue through most of the week in the region, with snowfall levels dropping as low as 10,000 feet Monday afternoon, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 29, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Horses in Steamboat Springs get their teeth fixed by class of aspiring dentists

When they leave this week, the students and teachers led by Raymond Hyde will have helped an estimated 350 horses with their dental issues.

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Moffat County soccer topped, 2-1, by Colorado Rocky Mountain School

The Bulldogs finished out their Homecoming week with a 2-1 loss to the Oysters of Colorado Rocky Mountain School of Carbondale, putting MCHS at 1-6-1 overall.

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Soroco volleyball holds off Hayden in thrilling match

It was closer, but the end result was the same. Hayden and Soroco battled in volleyball on Friday, and the Rams emerged on top.