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Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads: Work hard, play hard

Good friends, maybe a snippet of “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and a slightly brighter community are what you can expect if you get involved with the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads.

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LOVE MI: A lighthouse for the women of Craig

God’s vision was for Yvette Davis to open a shelter and empower women. She thought she would open a shelter in the Bahamas, but a stroke of fate changed everything.

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Moffat County 4-H Club reaches beyond farms and ranches

Moffat County 4-H Club offers more than just livestock showing for Moffat County youth.

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Humane Society of Moffat County aids furry four-leggeds

Moffat County’s down-and-out animals are in much better stead these days than they were in decades past, thanks in part to the efforts of the Humane Society of Moffat County.

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Elks Lodge: Investing in youth and community

Whether they’re striving to provide funds for local students, working with veterans, encouraging aspiring athletes or just organizing a game of Bingo, the Craig Elks do their part to make their community a better place.

From the editor: The art of giving back

Hope, giving, caring and camaraderie are a few of the words that come to mind when thinking about nonprofits in our community.

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Youth United Way: Learning how to be adults, allocate money

Moffat County Youth United Way teaches students how to run a board and allocate money to non-profits in the community.

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Bear River Young Life: A rush of fun and devotion

Adolescence can be a loud, trying, scary time for many kids as they start to find their way in the world, but those who get involved with Bear River Young Life may find it gets a little bit easier with some guidance and some peers outside of school. The loudness will still be there, but that’s because of all the fun.

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Mind Springs Health: Providing a steady stream of support services to Craig residents

From substance abuse to child psychiatry to mental health crises, the small but mighty team at Mind Springs Health in Craig never runs out of difficult problems to tackle, but the staff of eight seems tireless in their efforts to address the evolving mental health needs of the community they serve.

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The Memorial Hospital Foundation: Making Craig a healthier community

Neatly situated in its new location on top of the hill, The Memorial Hospital boasts state-of-the-art equipment and a nearly brand new building. For that, it can thank The Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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Moffat County United Way holds lifeline for local nonprofits

Moffat County United Way is the thread to funding, support and communication for our local nonprofits.

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Interfaith Food Bank feeds the hungry

Have you ever been so down and out that you can’t afford food? It’s an unfortunate reality for many, which is why the Interfaith Food Bank exists — to help put food in the bellies of those who can’t pay for groceries.

Jan Roth: Jack Rabbit Road and the mystery snake

My name is Jan Roth. Many of you may know me, but most of you don’t, so an introduction may be in order. I decided to call this column Jack Rabbit Road, partly because it involves Native American folklore, but also because it’s where I live. Most folks call it County Road 17, north of Lay, near the old stagecoach road.

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Pupil count confusion gets sorted at school board meeting Thursday

Board seeks waiver from PARCC assessments

For the average person, the term “pupil count” sounds pretty straightforward: count the number of kids in the classroom, and you have your pupil count. But when it comes to funding Colorado’s public schools, not so.

Craig education briefs for Feb. 28, 2015: Craig Youth Job Fair offers job advice, opportunities

The Youth Career and Job Fair will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 12 at the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Kingsman’ is entertaining, but no crowning achievement

When someone tells you “manners maketh the man,” they’re probably inclined to lecture you about etiquette. When the hero of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” tells you that, he’s about to smash a glass in your face and beat you and your entire group of friends within an inch of your lives.

Moffat County Commissioner works to bring U.S. Senate hearing to Craig

Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid managed to fly to Washington D.C. for meetings with both of Colorado’s U.S. Senators this week despite a blanket of snow over the northeastern region of the country.

EPA regs would jeopardize stable power supply

The clash between environmental and energy reality versus idealism reached a crossroads in Denver this week when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) convened in a technical conference on Feb. 25.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 26

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

Duane Koukol: A poem: ‘Go Yee Dogs’

Onward, dogs of battle.