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Our View: Vote ‘yes’ on broadband improvements

It’s time for our community to get up to speed with broadband. In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to function without fast Internet service, and voters have an opportunity to improve Moffat County and Craig’s broadband options by voting yes to referred measures 1A and 2A.

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Moffat County Board of Education 2015 Election Guide

The Craig Daily Press asked four questions of each candidate for the Moffat County School District Board of Education. Here are their answers.

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Moffat County blasts Basalt, 38-7, in Homecoming hurrah

Moffat County High School’s pattern of win-loss-win-loss has been broken. Shattered, more like it. The Bulldogs were at their finest Friday for the Homecoming game against Basalt, taking a 38-7 win against the Longhorns.

Craig education briefs: Education association to host school board forum Tuesday

Education news for Craig and Moffat County

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Leether Redmon was a strong contributor to Craig

Chet Klock, nationally known cartoonist, came to Craig in 1956 to create a six-month long series in the local Craig Empire-Courier called “Familiar Faces.” This series featured a cartoon and a brief biographical sketch of local businessmen at that time.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Two quick supper recipes

This has been a busy week with work and getting ready to bring the cows home from summer pasture. I’m planning on feeding the family and other helpers ham and potato salad so that won’t be hard to get ready.

From Pipi’s Pasture: “Waiting” one more time

Last week’s column, inspired by my sister, Charlotte Allum, was fun to write, and it made me think too. Yesterday evening, Charlotte called. She and her husband John had just returned home from a trip. She was laughing — yawning, too — as she asked, “Do you know what I’m doing? I’m waiting until it’s time to go to bed.”

Government update for the week of Oct. 12

Government update for the week of Oct. 12

Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 10, 2015: Concealed carry certification classes available

As part of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s community education courses, a pair of concealed carry NRA basic pistol certification courses will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 14 at Bears Ears Sportsman Club, north of Craig on Moffat County Road 7. The $65 class includes about six hours of instruction and one to two hours of shooting. Students need their firearm, 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, earplugs, lunch and water.

TMH Living Well: Four tips on navigating breast cancer treatment

A breast cancer diagnosis often turns your life upside down, forcing you into the unknown world of doctor’s appointments, treatment and endless decisions that never come easy. Keep these five tips in mind to help you cope with medical appointments and treatments.

Peabody Energy hopes to delay permit for Trout Creek Reservoir in Routt County, in bid to conserve cash

Worldwide demand for coal continues to drop and the proposed delay of Trout Creek Reservoir permitting fits in with remarks about the company’s fiscal strategy made by a Peabody spokesman this week.

Beauty Tip: Goat milk soap keeps skin soft and vibrant

Colorado’s dry climate makes it difficult to avoid dry skin. With the proper amount of lotion and the right products, dryness can be averted.

Fitness Tip: Prepping your legs for winter fitness with Wall Sits

Winter is around the corner, and that means it’s time to get in shape for winter sports, including alpine and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing — to name a few. So what workouts should you do before snow hits the ground?

Superfood Tip: The power of broccoli

Broccoli has a number of superfood benefits, and many have deemed it one of the healthiest foods around.

On The Record for Oct. 9

On The Record for Oct. 9.

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Hayden brewery grand opening this weekend

Every drop of beer has proven to be precious at the newly opened Yampa Valley Brewing Company in Hayden.

Craig Briefs: Fire west of Elk Springs 50 percent contained

As of late Thursday afternoon, the Wolf Fire, 10 miles west of Elk Springs in Moffat County, was 50 percent contained.

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Moffat County school board candidates diverge on mill levy, Common Core

Civic engagement was alive and well at Thursday evening’s school board candidate forum hosted by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots.

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Win not in the cards for Moffat County volleyball Thursday

Lady Bulldogs lose 3-0 in Homecoming game with Grand Valley

The Lady Bulldogs finished their home season Thursday night with a 3-0 defeat by Grand Valley in a game that was also their pink game and Homecoming competition. MCHS girls knew going in it would be a tough one, and the Cardinals showed why they’re ranked second in the 3A Western Slope League, downing the Lady Dogs quickly in 25-14 and 25-12 sets to start.

On the record for Oct. 8

On the record for Oct. 8.