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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

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Talk with astronaut Steve Swanson packs Library Hall

Steamboat Springs astronaut Steve Swanson drew a standing room only crowd to Bud Werner Memorial Library Sunday night for a talk about his most recent trip to space.

Business Buzz: Secure your business data

The Better Business Bureau warn that although it’s large national companies that get the headlines when a data breach occurs, small businesses account for approximately 85 percent of all data breaches, according to Visa.

Single-engine Cessna crashes south of Rabbit Ears Pass

A single-engine Cessna aircraft crashed late Sunday morning south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 26, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Senior Spotlight: Small acts of kindness

These are changing times we live in and many ways more challenging than days gone by. We have resources available allowing us to live more comfortably and helping to see what is ahead.

Stephanie Pearce: The American Dream, Part 4

This is my last in a series on the American Dream. Just to be clear, I had titled the columns “The American Dream” and the editorial staff added the examining Common Core to the column. This lesson plan was found online at Coreknowledge.org under Colorado Lesson Plans, History and Geography, Capitalism and Socialism.

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16th annual Diamonds & Spurs a jewel of an event for Craig

Corrie Ponikvar receives Rotary’s Humanitarian Award

Ball gowns, bolo ties and Stetsons as far as the eye could see were among the apparel Saturday night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion during the 16th annual Diamonds & Spurs hosted by Rotary Club of Craig. The local service group’s gala event provided residents a night on the town complete with formalwear, dinner, and more, raising funds for their projects throughout the year.

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Moffat County basketball has grand weekend vs. Grand Valley

Boys win, 82-64, lead Western Slope League; 2nd-place girls, 53-41, over Cardinals

The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball teams swept the visiting Grand Valley Cardinals at every level in Saturday afternoon games that saw a win for the girls varsity squad of 53-41, leading to an 82-64 triumph for the boys.

TMH Living Well: Tired? Cold? Low Energy? Could be hypothyroidism

In honor of National Thyroid Awareness Month, take a minute to consider how a low-functioning thyroid can affect you. Hypothyroidism creates several vague symptoms that may go unnoticed. While it can occur at any age, hypothyroidism is much more common in women, especially those over the age of 50.

Fitness Tip: Get a better stretch

If you want to maximize your stretching program, one way is to start implementing the principal of reciprocal inhibition (RI).

Wellness Tip: Flaxseeds offer healthy boost

Flaxseeds are becoming a well-known super seed that pack a big punch of health benefits. Flaxseeds are an excellent source of fiber, soluble and insoluble, which assist in lowering cholesterol levels.

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Study shows whole grains can boost longevity

Brown over white: whether it’s rice or bread, we’ve all heard by now that whole grains are better for us than their refined — and often white — counterparts.

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Moffat County hoops hang in to beat Roaring Fork

Teams prepare for Grand Valley

After Friday night, the coaches of Moffat County High School’s basketball teams have no doubt in their heads their players are ready for some big games Saturday. The boys and girls varsity Bulldogs had a very successful night at the Roaring Fork High School gym, winning 69-48 and 57-49, respectively.

Government update for the week of Jan. 26

Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda and Craig City Council meeting agenda

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 23

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22 and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Faith Column: Prepare for the Lord’s voice

One of the readings from this month talks about Samuel, a young boy in the service of the Lord, serving at the temple in Shiloh, sleeping near the Ark of the Covenant. Samuel ministered to and was dedicated to the Lord, and during those times visions from the Lord and words from the Lord were very rare.

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Moffat County High School names new speech, debate coach

Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position

Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.

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Craig Fire/Rescue kicks off new year with rookie academy

An incident in California eight years ago led Nigel Rogers back to Craig Fire/Rescue to become a firefighter. He’s one of six recruits enrolled in the 2015 Craig Fire/Rescue rookie academy.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: CNCC’s Jed Moore wins Stampede event in Cowboy Downhill

On Monday, Jed Moore, rodeo coach for Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely campus won the Stampede event in the 41st annual Cowboy Downhill at Steamboat Springs Ski Area.

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