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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 2, 2015: Doak Walker results — Week 6

The sixth week of Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football league has come and gone, with players in grades three through six still hitting hard.

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I-70 winter tire bill to return

State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, and Rep. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, plan to again introduce a bill that would require drivers of passenger vehicles to have chains or winter tires with adaquate tread whenever there is snow and ice on I-70 between Morrison and Dotsero.

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Moffat County football ready to battle for conference win Friday

Bulldogs look to defeat Huskies after last year's loss

A win Friday evening in Edwards will be mighty sweet to the Moffat County High School varsity football team for a number of reasons. The grudge match against the Battle Mountain Huskies will not only allow the Bulldogs to redeem last season’s loss but also begin the 2A Western Slope North League schedule in the best possible manner Moffat County is 2-2 at this point, while Battle Mountain — the largest school in the WSNL, which will go to the 3A playoffs, if at all, due to the realignment that started in 2014 — is 1-2, both teams coming off a bye week.

On the record for Oct. 1

On the record for Oct. 1.

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Moffat County and Craig take stands against domestic violence

In an effort to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence, Advocates Crisis Support Services invited community members to join in a national moment of silence for victims Thursday morning.

Janet Sheridan: Road worries

When I can’t sleep, it’s usually because I’m entertaining mind-boggling concerns: What if I my doctor tells me the bump on my big toe looks cancerous? I tried to call Barbara three times, and her line was busy; someone must have died. I’d like to walk to my meeting tomorrow; but if I do, I might be late; and if I’m late, everyone will look at me, and if they look at me, I’ll be sweaty and red-faced from walking.

YVMC/VNA health needs assessment set to begin

Yampa Valley Medical Center and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association are teaming up to conduct a community health needs assessment this fall.

Phone scam targets YVEA customers

Yampa Valley Electric Association is warning its customers in Northwest Colorado about a phone scam that has targeted some customers in Craig.

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Moffat County volleyball nets first league win in Aspen

The Moffat County High School varsity volleyball team achieved its regular season victory as well as a 3A Western Slope League 3-2 win Tuesday night in Aspen.

Steamboat man charged with distributing heroin

Matthew J. Klodt was arrested Tuesday night by the All Crimes Enforcement Team multi-agency drug task force.

United flight makes emergency landing at YVRA

A United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing Wednesday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

Prescribed burns planned in northern Routt County

Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct multiple prescribed burns this fall near Crane Park in northern Routt County. The initial burn could take place as early as Oct. 1.

Craig briefs: Moment of silence acknowledges victims

Advocates Crisis Support Services in Craig invites community members to join in the National Moment of Silence for domestic violence victims at 9 a.m. Thursday at Moffat County Courthouse. Craig Mayor Ray Beck will speak at the event.

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Moffat County soccer gets boot from Roaring Fork

As they head into strictly league play, the Moffat County High School boys soccer team looks like a team that can make it to the postseason in terms of their level of play. They just need to make the scoreboard reflect that. The Bulldogs fought hard Tuesday but came up with a 5-3 loss to visiting Roaring Fork in their last match that won’t count toward their Region 3 record.

Guardians double down with litigation

WildEarth Guardians - two words that will get any Craig resident riled up.

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Running events in Craig enable support of great causes

Your footwear is going to get some extra miles this October. Numerous running opportunities will be available coming up in Craig, all of which are for good causes in addition to the exercise in the fall environment.

Four running for two open Hayden School Board seats

The two with the most votes will replace outgoing eight-year board members Vance Fulton and Sharon Nereson.

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Fewer delays on Highway 9 expected as project nears winter pause

Colorado Department of Transportation spokeswoman Tracy Trulove said road paving in the project area should wrap up sometime next week.

Lance Scranton: Pull up to the table

It’s been a good two or three weeks with various government and judicial rulings making life in an energy town a little less worrisome. The mining lawsuits seem to have slowed down but more will be on the way, I’m certain. The sage grouse will not be listed as an endangered species but other regulations may make energy exploration and development fairly laborious and difficult.

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Plea deal possible in Zimmerman homicide case

Lucas Johnson could be sentenced to 48 years in prison

During court Tuesday, it was revealed that Lucas Johnson, the man accused of murdering Steamboat Springs resident Ed Zimmerman, is considering pleading to second-degree murder and a sentence of 48 years in prison.