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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.

Al Cashion: Congrats mayor, council

You’ve got gobs of stuff to do. Many issues to be weighed, considered, prioritized and balanced. The people’s money must be distributed efficiently and effectively to the needs of the community.

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and Robin Schiffbauer: Thank you, Craig

On behalf of the people who worked to present the Empty Bowl Fundraiser for St. Michael’s Community Kitchen, we would like to thank the community for their support. 

F. Neil Folks: The wake up call

As I have been reflecting over current events in our community recently, I realize that I think we owe the three branches of our federal government a note of gratitude for the service they have done us, EPA, BLM and Fish and Wildlife Service.

Craig briefs: VA encourages veterans to attend ‘Town Hall’

Veterans and their families and survivors in Craig are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs town hall discussion from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Moffat County baseball sweeps Basalt in Tuesday doubleheader

A score of seven runs twice proved fortuitous during the Moffat County High School varsity baseball games Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs’ opponents, scoring the lucky number did not work in their favor. MCHS took a pair of wins against Basalt, 12-7 and 8-7, in a set of games rescheduled from Saturday.

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Craig circles together, raises money at Empty Bowl Fundraiser

The Empty Bowl Fundraiser held Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church raised about $4,600 for St. Michael’s Community Kitchen, in addition to bringing in donations of a processed steer and processed pork.

IRS scammers calling Craig residents

Craig residents have experienced an influx of scammers calling their home telephone lines where people are claiming that they are from the Internal Revenue Service, demanding money. The scammers are saying that if residents don’t pay back taxes that federal agents could arrest them.

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Moffat County soccer vanquishes Vail Christian, looks to Senior Night Friday

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team crushed the competition Tuesday during its game with Vail Christian, winning, 7-0.

Lance Scranton: Would you consider it?

Would you consider voting for someone based on the fact that they reflect the values you believe are important to get our country moving again? How often have you been asked to vote for someone in a national election because of their skin color, gender or religious beliefs? Isn’t voting for someone simply because they might represent a particular aspect of projected historical importance intellectual bondage?

Prather’s Pick: Danielle Steel’s latest novel

The titles of Danielle Steel’s books are listed on one of the front pages of this week’s featured book, her latest novel. There are 93of them, plus three nonfiction books and a book for children. “Prodigal Son” is published by Delacorte Press (2015).