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Craig education briefs for March 28, 2015: Moffat County High School uses prize money from Celebrate My Drive competition

Moffat County won $25,000 through State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive competition in October, and has recently announced how it will allocate the money.

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Fewer pregnant moms smoking, more single mothers in Moffat County, Kids Count report says

While fewer moms in Moffat County are smoking during pregnancy, births to single women shot up in 2013, according to data in the 2015 Kids Count in Colorado report released Monday.

Fitness Tip: Neuromuscular exercise

Neuromuscular exercise refers to activities that promote balance and coordination. Just like when you work your muscles, when you challenge your balance and coordination, it tends to improve. Some examples of neuromuscular exercise include yoga, Pilates, and tai chi.

Wellness Tip: Coconut flakes

Coconut flakes contain all the amazing properties that are found in coconut oil adding to the diversity of this super food. Coconut flakes are a fun and different addition to many recipes that provides the same benefits as coconut oil.

Craig health briefs for March 28, 2015: The Memorial Hospital honors doctors

Every year on March 30, The Memorial Hospital at Craig takes time to honor and celebrate its physicians and providers.

Jennifer Riley: Vote Jones for mayor

It is my pleasure to write a letter of support for Don Jones in his upcoming bid for mayor of Craig. I’ve known Don for most of my life, but I didn’t get to know Don really well until I was elected to city council in 2009, when Don was serving as mayor.

Doyle O’Neil: Vote Beck for mayor

After carefully reviewing the running candidates for mayor and speaking with a few local hoteliers, the Hampton Inn & Suites is supportive for Ray Beck as the next mayor of Craig.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to talk retail vacancies

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital. This month, Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss retail vacancies in Craig. Free coffee and pastries will be provided. For more information, call 970-875-1788.

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State of the County highlights Moffat County's strengths

All of the big wigs in Northwest Colorado turned out for the ninth annual State of the County held Wednesday night, where a large number of speakers highlighted the energy industry and how it affects the local economy in Moffat County.

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Budget concerns weigh heavily on future of Maybell School at school board meeting

At its monthly work session and meeting Thursday, the Moffat County School District Board of Education discussed the future of Maybell School, ideas for increased cooperation between MCSD and other educational organizations in Craig, and heard updates on statewide assessments.

Moffat County to gain assistance from national organization on economic development

Moffat County is one of seven counties in the United States that was chosen to participate in an Innovation Challenge Workshop to help diversify coal-reliant counties.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 27, 2015: Hunting application deadline approaching, class offered to assist in process

The deadline to apply for limited licenses from Colorado Parks & Wildlife for this year’s hunting seasons is April 7, and CPW will host “License Application 101” for those who need assistance with the endeavor. The class will take place at 6 p.m. April 1 at the Steamboat Springs CPW and Forest Service office, 925 Weiss Dr., in Steamboat.

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Please, no cows in the cemetery

Sam Haslem told a story about the days when cowboys in far western Moffat County drove their cattle at a leisurely pace all of the way to the railroad yards in Phippsburg, south of Steamboat Springs.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Great Elk Tour scheduled to make a stop in Steamboat

In April, Steamboat will have the unique opportunity to see the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Great Elk Tour that regularly goes to national trade shows or conventions.

Mike Littwin: Ted Cruz for president, because he seems just like a Republican primary voter

As Ted Cruz took the stage at Liberty University to announce that he's running for president as the One True Conservative, it suddenly occurred to me that he actually has a chance to pull it off.

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Craig’s Jaguar Terrill ties up $15k at Arizona roping competition

Jaguar Terrill recently snagged something big. The Craig native and Moffat County High School graduate won more than $15,000 at the Mike Cervi Jr. Memorial Pro Classic in February in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Charges filed against Kristen Johnson

The Routt County District Attorney Office on Thursday filed charges against Kristen Johnson, the woman being held in connection with the death of long-time Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Insurgent’ a slightly enhanced sequel

“The Divergent Series: Insurgent” may not go in an entirely new direction, but as a bridge between two other movies, at least it holds up even with the shaky foundation with which it started.

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Former Steamboat police detective has strong words for City Council

Former detective Dave Kleiber on Wednesday night pleaded with the Steamboat Springs City Council to conduct a fair, transparent and objective investigation into allegations he has made against Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

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Local drivers can learn about major Northwest Colorado roadwork at upcoming meeting

The Colorado Highway 9 improvement project will add eight-foot-wide shoulders and wildlife underpasses and overpasses to a stretch of highway between Silverthorne and Kremmling that was the site of 47 car accidents involving wild animals between 2007 and 2011.