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Rams boys team beats Moffat County junior varsity by 7

The Soroco High School boys basketball team closed the Meeker Shootout on a high note with a 55-48 win over Moffat County's junior varsity.

Over a Cup: Making holiday bars

The past few days I’ve been thinking of holidays past and people I’ve known who made their special Christmas sweets. For example, my sister-in-law, the late Florence Van Tassel, made peanut brittle and other candy every Christmas.

Mike Albee: Not to worry

A few weeks ago during the cold spell, my heating system quit working, which was problematic considering it is a rare type of system in this community.

CMEDP: Dismayed by Daily Press editorial

Craig Moffat Economic Development Partnership Board and Executive Director were dismayed to read the Dec. 6 editorial titled “EDP and businesses need to take action.”

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Flu season underway in Colorado; few cases locally

Flu season is ramping up in Colorado, with the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics showing increased influenza activity across the state.

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New girls basketball coach shooting to build Moffat County dynasty

The Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team has been known to be a threat during the regular season and beyond, and even with a new roster and new coaching, the lady hoopsters plan to take it as far as they can this season.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: A public servant of note

The Museum of Northwest Colorado was recently given artifacts and memorabilia from the estate of William H. Terrill, who served Craig and Moffat County for many years in his various positions in law enforcement. Scrapbooks filled with newspaper clippings, correspondence and ephemera reveal a man who had rightfully earned the trust and respect of the community he served.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Dec. 12

Moffat County Jail report for Dec. 12

Government update for the week of Dec. 15

The Moffat County Commissioner meeting agenda and Craig Rural Fire Protection District board agenda

The French Bistro busted for BYOB

Visitors to Craig’s new French restaurant, The French Bistro, are not allowed to bring their own wine into the restaurant, according to Craig Police Department Detective John Forgay.

From Pipi's Pasture: Magpie memories

One day this past summer, I thought I heard the chattering of a magpie. The sounds immediately brought back memories of the birds at the ranch when I was growing up.

Baxter Black: Cowboy Christmas Carol

This is the story of Tiny Slim Crachett, a genuine reprobate Who squandered his money and wasted his love until it was almost too late. He was just your typical cowboy, honest, brave and sincere And he lay on his bunk one Christmas Eve night belching up nachos and beer

DA will not press charges in Craig Middle School knife case

The student taken into custody from Craig Middle School on Dec. 5 for possessing knives will not be charged for bringing weapons onto school property.

Craig officials, Tri-State submit comments to EPA

The public comment period for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule ended on Dec. 1. Several agencies and companies that do business in Moffat County, including Tri-State Generation and Transmission, submitted comments to the EPA about the rule.

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Standoff with police ends peacefully in Steamboat Springs

Police surrounded a home on Huckleberry Drive just outside Steamboat Springs city limits Friday during a standoff that involved Routt County SWAT team members.

Faith Column: The gifts of Christmas

Advent is a spiritual journey that Christians take through the truths of scripture pointing to the birth of the Messiah. It is a reaffirmation that he has come, is present in the world today and will come again in glory. It mirrors the journey of faith that Christians make after that moment of realization and acceptance of who Jesus is. We take that first step of faith in commitment, continuing hopefully to walk the road of faith with increasing understanding, looking forward to our destination, which is to be in his presence forever!

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Program helps MCHS students break down social barriers

Moffat County High School students convened in the auditorium Thursday with an air of camaraderie and celebration. They were there to mark the completion of “If You Really Knew Me,” a program designed to give kids the chance to break down social barriers and develop understanding between each other.

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Moffat County students take science to the next level

Moffat County students delved into cutting-edge science lessons Thursday as part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Science Discovery STEM workshop.

Craig education briefs for Dec. 13, 2014: MCHS trumpet player receives honors

Moffat County High School senior Ryan Secules was recently selected as lead trumpet in the Colorado All-State Small Schools Jazz Band for the second year in a row.

Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 13, 2014: College equine program shows well

The Colorado Northwestern Community College Horse Show Team traveled to Utah State University in Logan, Utah, in November, competing in horsemanship and reining.