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Moffat County High School Student Council: Creating leaders that serve

High school student councils can often be either a glorified popularity contest or an easy resume-builder for overacheivers. But Moffat County High School Student Council is a group of students that know how to get things done and are learning to practice leadership in the spirit of service.

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Meet Moffat County's mascot

Daily Press quizzes Bulldog about his role at the school district

The Craig Daily Press recently caught up with the Moffat County High School Bulldog mascot himself to discuss the sports and activities of the institution he loves.

Brent Curtice: Moffat County School District works to reach various goals

Moffat County School District is a district where there is a positive environment for learning, therefore creating a climate that is conducive to change.

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GOAL Academy offers online platform learning

When talking about education in Moffat County, it’s important to know that Moffat County School District is not the only educational institution available to students. GOAL Academy launched in Craig three years ago, offering high school students an alternative way to learn outside of the traditional classroom.

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Moffat County elementary schools: Encouraging positive behavior

Gone are the days of rappings on the knuckles or writing things 100 times on the chalkboard. In our modern day, teachers have discovered that rewarding good behavior is more effective than simply punishing bad behavior.

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Moffat County Elementary Music Program: Learning through music and play

Music teachers new and old give Moffat County’s elementary students a playful introduction to the world of music. From drums to keyboards in Phyllis Reed’s class at Ridgeview Elementary School to guitars and singing in Julieann Matheson’s music class at Sandrock Elementary, kids develop a foundational knowledge in music while having fun.

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Moffat County High School makes beautiful music

Measure for measure, the music programs of Moffat County High School can make some high quality sounds.

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High school students get jump start with dual credit

A student soon to graduate from high school planning to move on to the next level of their education may be have some considerable transitions in store for them. Although, the shock of college life will be lessened for those who start it early.

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Friends of Moffat County Education: Funding learning opportunities

Friends of Moffat County Education has an extremely important role in Craig’s educational community. It’s a nonprofit that obtains funds through grants, business donations and Moffat County United Way and turns around and puts that money back into the community’s hands.

From the publisher: Supporting Moffat County education

The Craig Daily Press is pleased to bring to you Learning Today… Leading Tomorrow — a special section highlighting the academic achievements of the youth in Moffat County.

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Craig veterans get answers to questions at town hall meeting

Fifty-six veterans and their family members showed up to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Craig Thursday night for a town hall meeting.

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Moffat County United Way engages community in Bridges Out of Poverty

Volunteers wanted to expand social program

A crowd of more than 60 attended a workshop for Bridges Out of Poverty, hosted by Moffat County United Way, Thursday at the Center of Craig. The purpose of the meeting was for people of all walks of life to get an idea of the Bridges framework, which provides classes for those experiencing financial and social strife.

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Moffat County shows off sheep industry to regional CSU Extension Agents

Sheep, sunshine and green pastures created a warm welcome for 40 members of the Colorado State University Extension Agency who gathered in Craig this week for their Western Slope Regional Meeting.

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Craig Sports Briefs for April 22, 2015: Moffat County High School sports hosting home events, honoring seniors

The Moffat County High School spring sports will have a busy couple days at home, as the track and field, girls soccer and baseball teams host events Friday and Saturday.

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Federal judge hears arguments in coal mining case

On Friday, a federal district court judge in Denver will hear arguments in a lawsuit alleging the U.S. Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement failed to follow federal law when it approved mining plans for two local mines, Colowyo and Trapper.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Woman in Gold’ a solid story tarnished by awkward approach

There are plenty of pieces of history from the last century that need to be told, whether in books, film or other media. And, as important a chapter of the years past the events of “Woman in Gold” may be, its presentation still leaves something to be desired.

On the Record for April 21 and 22

Police blotter from Craig Police Department.

Opera auditions open to Craig, Steamboat performers

The Yampa Valley Opera Troupe is holding auditions for its fall 2015 school touring production of Thomas Pasatieri’s “The Goose Girl.” The production is open to performers in both Craig and Steamboat Springs.

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Crime Victims Services offers support in times of need in Craig

No one ever wants to find themselves in the middle of a crime scene or a traumatic accident, but when the worst happens, Moffat County residents have someone in their corner.

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Sen. Cory Gardner proposes six year delay to fed's greater sage grouse oversight

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., made a huge move Wednesday, proposing a bill that aims at keeping the federal government out the greater sage grouse decisions for the next six years.