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Youth wrestling grabs huge attention Saturday in Craig

While the temperature was frigid outside Saturday, the inside of the Moffat County High School was like a furnace with the enthusiasm of countless families and friends of young grapplers attending the Levi Weber Memorial Peewee Tournament, hosted by the Moffat County Youth Wrestling program. The considerable turnout included 415 kids from 18 teams, the biggest yet for the event, and athletes from Craig and Moffat County were in the thick of it, walking away with 27 total gold medals, 27 silver and 23 bronze.

Our view: New officials, stay on task

On Tuesday, a new mayor and four newly elected city council members were sworn into office to serve the Craig community.

Stephanie Davis: Thank you for participating

Moffat County School District’s Child Find Team would like to thank the following agencies for their participation during our March Health Fair.

Lila Douglas: Thanks for festival help

Moffat County School District and Early Childhood Coalition would like to thank the following organizations for making our Annual Children’s Festival on Saturday, April 11, a GREAT success again this year.

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Museum professionals travel to Craig for CWAM annual meeting

Members of the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums filled the ballroom at the Clarion Hotel on Thursday morning, ready to dig into a weekend full of education, networking and fun.

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Moffat County soccer in playoff hunt after 6-1 win vs. Grand Valley

The skies may have been gray, but things were bright Friday for the members of the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team. MCHS took a big win, defeating Grand Valley, 6-1, and keeping the Cardinals on their toes from the beginning.

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Water No. 1 beverage for good health

As spring winds kick up dust and warming temperatures hint at summer heat, it’s important to remember one of the simplest health habits that keeps our bodies going: drink water.

Our View: Newly elected officials should stay on task

On Tuesday, a new mayor and four newly elected city council members were sworn into office to serve the Craig community.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 18, 2015: Moffat County Youth Wrestling tourney goes this weekend

Moffat County Youth Wrestling’s Levi Weber Memorial Peewee Tournament takes place all day Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Weigh-ins start at 6:30 a.m. and matches beginning at 9 a.m. for kids under age 8. Older kids, ages 14 and younger, will commence at 1 p.m.

Government update for the week of April 20

Government update for the week of April 20

Baxter Black: Take Care of Yer Friends

A poem from Baxter Black.

Real estate transactions for February

Real estate transactions in Craig and Moffat County.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Making chicken noodle soup

With the recent stormy weather came the craving for soup so this week I made a beef vegetable soup. It got me to thinking about our son, Jody, and his chicken noodle soup. We’ve never gotten the chance to enjoy his soup, but his family loves it. More than once, Jody has called us to visit while he waits for a chicken to finish cooking. He uses an oven-baked chicken for the soup, and I’ll bet that he uses some of the drippings in the chicken broth, too.

Faith Column: Restoring broken relationships

Relationships are always worth restoring! Because the Christian life is all about learning how to love, God wants us to value relationships and make every effort to maintain them instead of discarding them whenever there is a hurt or a conflict. God has given us the ministry of restoring relationships! That’s why a significant amount of the New Testament is devoted to teaching us how to get along with one another.

From Pipi's Pasture: Remembering the teacher’s house

Last week’s column was a recollection of what it was like to be a country school teacher. In the column I wrote that my sisters and I attended the Morapos School through the eighth grade and then attended high school in Craig. I goofed. Our sister Darlene attended seven grades at Morapos and then went to eighth-grade at the Craig high school. When I talked to her a few days ago, Darlene explained that having country school kids attend eighth-grade in Craig was a sort of “trend” in those days. It was intended as a sort of transition before starting high school.

On The Record for April 17

On The Record

VNA: Vaccine helps protect against meningococcal disease

Adolescence is marked by big steps and changes. Some changes, such as the transition into college, can come with health risks. One of the most dangerous of these is meningococcal meningitis. World Meningitis Day on Friday builds awareness around this potentially fatal condition and the vaccine that can help prevent it.

Fitness Tip: Cross-training

Cross-training involves adding different types of exercises into your fitness regimen. Usual cross-training activities include walking, swimming, biking and resistance training. Cross-training can make your fitness routine more fun and beneficial.

Wellness Tip: Nutrients — Macro, micro and phyto

A balanced diet includes the proper ratio of macronutrients and micronutrients.

TMH Living Well: Antibiotics aren't always the best treatment for sick children

When your child is sick you want to do whatever you can to get them better — fast. You bundle them up and take them to the doctor, expecting to get something to get rid of the illness, but you end up with a list of ways to treat the symptoms instead.

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