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The Bock’s Office: ‘Furious’ franchise refuses to slow down

In a series that knows no limits, logic dictates that land, air and sea be conquered as the world proves too small when you live your life one quarter-mile at a time. And, if you’re familiar with what led up to “The Fate of the Furious,” you know there’s no doing things halfhearted.

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Janet Sheridan: On practice and perfection

Though I questioned our tight-lipped instructor’s teaching methods, I recognized the wisdom of her mini-lecture.

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Craig martial arts school mixes it up at Montrose tournament

Hannah Germond takes Grand Champion as she prepares for taekwondo black belt

Material goods are not the focus for those practice martial arts, though a tangible reminder of a milestone is no less of an achievement. Members of Northwest Colorado Tae Kwon Do/Hapkido recently competed in the Montrose Spring Karate Tournament, bringing home an assortment of awards. The tournament was a mixture of disciplines, said instructor Paul Cruz, stating that competitors from across the Western Slope practiced karate, taekwondo and kung fu, only a few of the many martial arts.

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Moffat County golf keeps swinging heading into final weeks of season

The season has gone by fast for Moffat County High School girls golf, and in that time their coach has seen a lot of growth from a group that’s still quite green. MCHS girls shot a 361 during a Tuesday tournament at Rifle Creek Golf Course, an event that was somewhat tough going, said coach Ann Marie Roberts.

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Rain and snow in Craig's forecast for Thursday, Friday

April showers have been pretty sparse this year, but a 24-hour weather system will be moving through Northwest Colorado Thursday and Friday bringing rain and possibly even snow.

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Sand Wash wild horses up for adoption in Fruita Friday and Saturday

Wild horses from Northwest Colorado are up for adoption through a silent auction on April 22 in Fruita.

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Craig schools have more music thanks to Parrotheads donation

A complete set of ukuleles now enhance Sunset Elementary School music lessons thanks to a $750 donation made by the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads.

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Meth dealers arrested: On the record for April 17, 18

9:16 a.m. At East Park, officers initiated a traffic stop that led to a vehicle search and the arrest of a 24-year-old female and 56-year-old male for possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia, and for distribution, manufacture or sale of schedule I/II drugs. Scales, baggies and 22 grams of meth were found in her purse.

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Injured worker rescued at Craig Station Tuesday

Shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a call for assistance in rescuing an injured contract worker at Craig Station.

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Nation’s first drive-through pot shop opens in Parachute on 4/20 (of course)

One day, working alone in his Parachute marijuana store late at night, Mark Smith noticed something that would change his business forever.

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Craig briefs: Newspaper honors birthdays of local residents of all ages

Do you have loved ones you’d like to wish a Happy Birthday to publicly? Send them birthday wishes through the newspaper. “We would like to honor your friend/family members by celebrating their special day dedicated only to them,” said Daily Press Publisher Renee Campbell. “We hope this will be a fun new addition in the Craig Daily Press and to our community.”

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Teamwork makes the dream work in win for Moffat County soccer

Bulldogs earn 2-0 victory over Vail Christian in 1st of three home games this week

Saints be praised — the streak is over. Moffat County High School girl soccer took its first home win of the season Tuesday with a 2-0 shutout against Vail Christian.

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Wear jeans on Denim Day for sexual violence awareness

Advocates Crisis Support Services is encouraging community members, elected officials and local businesses to participate in Denim Day on April 26 to help raise awareness about abuse and violence against women and children.

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CNCC wins $100K grant to create a heavy equipment operators program

Heavy equipment operators needing updated certification and people wanting to become newly certified may have a new local training option as early as the spring of 2018.

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Drunk woman assaults officers: On the record and jail report for April 11 to 18

12:18 a.m. On the 300 block of S. Highway 13, officers responded to a report of a homeless woman who was drunk and upset and was staying with a man at the hotel. When she was arrested on two warrants and taken to the hospital for a jail screen, she “went ballistic” in the emergency room...

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Servers at JW Snack's will donate Thursday's tips to help Craig family

The bar manager and servers at JW Snack's Bar & Grill will donate all their tips on Thursday to help raise money and awareness for the Klein family of Craig.

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Breaking meet records in Glenwood among Moffat County track’s latest feats

Keenan Hildebrandt takes huge gains in discus, shot put; MCHS boys 7th, girls 17th

Despite the name of their latest event, Moffat County High School track and field competitors had a heavenly time during the past weekend. The Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational provided heavy competition Saturday for Moffat County as boys placed seventh and girls tied for 17th, but Bulldogs pushed back with their own exertion.

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Lance Scranton: Apathy for the human condition

We’re studying fear as the semester rapidly winds down and seniors, especially, are confronted with making some important decisions or fully understanding the reality of choices they’ve already made about their future. Making plans for the future is exciting, scary, and as adults are well aware, doesn’t always go as intended. Fear of failure can be a powerful motivator for some but a roadblock for others who are paralyzed by what might happen. However, the fear we are studying in literature classes involves the kind of fear even adults confess to having from time to time.

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Prather’s Pick: A story about a chicken’s adventures

Kate DiCamillo is one of my favorite authors. She has written many books for young readers, ages young adult and elementary. Readers may remember “The Tale of Despereaux” which won the Newbery Medal and “Because of Winn-Dixie,” recipient of the Newbery Honor.

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New school schedule proposed for the 2017-18 year

School could start one week earlier and end one week earlier if the school district adopts a new calendar proposed for the 2017-18 school year.