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Miners Clinic of Colorado to offer information about federal programs

Health screening scheduled for Thursday and Friday at The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic

“We do the screenings for free, and if people have evidence for either Black Lung or another qualifying condition … then we will tell them how to file,” said Cecile Rose, medical director of the Miners Clinic of Colorado.

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Economic development firm presents proposals to Moffat County

The economic development firm contracted by Moffat County has completed its assessment and returned to the commissioners with suggestions.

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Board of County Commissioners mulls legal approach to Peabody bankruptcy, property taxes

Routt County officials mull appropriate legal approach to Peabody bankruptcy and delinquent property tax payments

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Celestial News: Are you an Ophiuchan?

If you are an Ophiuchan, please raise your hand. Hmm … I’m not seeing many hands out there. Perhaps you are an Ophiuchan and don’t know it. Please allow me to explain.

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New Moffat County School District superintendent dives into duties

David Ulrich began work on Thursday; on Monday he met with high school principal candidates

“If we get this right, if we get a great fit for Moffat County School District and the high school, I know that outcomes will improve for kids,” Moffat County School District Superintendent David Ulrich said.

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Craig briefs: Hayden Public Library hosts beekeeping lesson

Join the Hayden Public Library at 2 p.m. today for a fun and informative lesson on beekeeping with Pam Baker.

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Fires heat up Moffat County over the weekend

A structure fire on Saturday evening and wildfire on Sunday afternoon kept first responders in Craig and Moffat County busy over the weekend.

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Elkhead Reservoir fishing tournament concludes in Moffat County

A nine-day tournament fishing tournament concluded at Elkhead Reservoir on Sunday afternoon and a few lucky anglers walked away with big prizes.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about traumatic events

There have been many tragic events in the news this past year. The following are what experts say about discussing such tragedies with children in a way that does not scare or overwhelm them.

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Cal Thomas: Hillary Clinton: The most qualified?

In his effusive praise of Hillary Clinton, the president did not mention any specific accomplishments that might qualify her for the office. That is because there are none.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 20, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Government update for the week of June 20

Government update for the week of June 20.

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Craig judges trim down list to name Whittle the Wood winner

17th annual weekend festival includes music from Trail, Subdudes

With 17 successful years now in the books, Whittle the Wood Rendezvous remains a favorite for Craig and visitors alike. The collection of freshly constructed wooden carvings, unbridled music and more came to a close Saturday as hundreds gathered in Loudy-Simpson Park to view the works of art on display, take in the music and otherwise just see what the buzz is all about during Father’s Day weekend in Craig.

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Whittle the Wood Rendezvous schedule

Schedule for Whittle the Wood activities. The four-day festival runs through Saturday. Saturday is the only day the event has a $5 admission fee. Children 12 and under get in free. Thursday and Friday are free.

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Craig briefs: Rankins to give update, conduct Q&A Wednesday

Rep. Bob Rankin and Joyce Rankin, of the State Board of Education, will give an update and Q&A on the latest Colorado legislative and education news from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Craig City Council Chambers. For more information, contact Joyce Rankin at

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Free health screenings available to miners this week in Craig

Screenings will take place on Thursday and Friday

The free screenings “are available for current and retired miners; uranium miners, millers and ore transporters; and people who worked at or lived downwind of the Nevada Test site during nuclear weapons testing.”

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Good art, good tunes, good times at Whittle the Wood

Saturday events include carving winners, downtown car show, Subdudes performance

The finale of the 17th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous takes place Saturday as the 11 wooden carvings that have been the spectacle all week in Loudy-Simpson Park are unveiled in their finished form and judged to determine which whittler wins a windfall.

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Baxter Black: A favor

Have you ever had a simple gesture of kindness end up unappreciated?

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From Pipi’s Pasture: Taking a vacation

I don’t take many vacations because of all of my cow chores and all, but this year, since the cattle are out on summer pasture, I decided to take a week off from my away-from-home job.

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Faith Column: A father’s influence

Fathers are a God idea. God’s design for authority on the earth is for protection, provision and promotion. God has placed a leadership authority upon fatherhood.