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The Bock’s Office: Zany European exploits abound in ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

A story doesn’t have to be true, moral or even make complete sense in order to be meaningful. If none of these things bother you, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has a vacancy.

Mike Littwin: GOP race for governor still a mad toss-up

As a longtime (really, really longtime) political pundit, I’m embarrassed to say I have no idea who is going to win the Republican primary for governor. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure no one else does either.

Janet Sheridan: Troublesome technology

When my husband and I entered our assigned room in the downtown Denver hotel, we saw an open suitcase on an easy chair, clothes strewn about, and a football game on TV. Joel about-faced, dragged a baffled me back into the corridor, and rushed off to the lobby.

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April thrills and chills in Moffat County's Cross Mountain Canyon

The rapids in Cross Mountain Canyon have earned intimidating names like Osterizer, Body Pizza, Snake Pit and Death Ferry.

Karen Gibson: Easter joys

I see it silently in stores all around town. They cry out for me, take me home, take me home let me go home with you. It is the pastel-colored flowers, reminding me of spring.

On the record for Moffat County Jail, April 17

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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Craig's Randy Morton set to run in historic Boston Marathon

After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.

3 Moffat girls golf players break 100 in Montrose

The Bulldogs played their best tournament of the year and are showing improvement at the right time of the season.

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Seed exchange program sprouts at Hayden library

Spring is in the air at the Hayden Public Library, where patrons have been given access to a variety of free seeds to plant in their gardens.

Craig briefs: Workforce Center hosts career fair Thursday

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

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Steamboat beats Moffat County in back-to-back games

The Sailors played complete baseball while the Bulldogs struggled in their double header Tuesday.

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Moffat County commissioners April 15 meeting recap

The recap for the April 15 Moffat County commissioners meeting.

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Craig’s CNCC honors top students

College graduation set for May 10 in Rangely

The Craig campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College recently hosted its honors banquet for the 2013-14 school year. Held at the Clarion Inn & Suites on Friday, the event acknowledged the academic achievements of students throughout the past several months.

City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig

Craig City Council decided to invest money in a project that could help downtown business owners brighten up their storefronts. The project is be a partnership between the city of Craig and the University of Colorado, Denver to develop design concepts for downtown Craig, particularly on Yampa Avenue. City Council voted, 6-0 (Craig City Council member Joe Bird was not in attendance), to use $1,900 of the contingency funds to pay for the concepts.

On the record for Moffat County Jail, April 15

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

Judge unseals arrest warrant for Steamboat mother whose 3-year-old died

At the request of the Steamboat Pilot & Today, Routt County Judge James Garrecht has unsealed records related to the case against Meghan McKeon, the woman charged with child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son.

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College astronomers among viewers of lunar eclipse

'Blood moon' to appear 3 more times in 2014, 2015

Late Monday night and during the earliest hours of Tuesday, many people around the world cast their gaze skyward to see the spectacle of the full lunar eclipse, known as the "blood moon" because of a reddish appearance of the celestial body while in the shadow of Earth. The first of four occurrences scheduled to happen between now and fall 2015 was a talking point for the astronomy students of Colorado Northwestern Community College as they spent the night observing through telescopes on the Craig campus, a practice which has become more and familiar to them in recent weeks.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 16, 2014: MCHS soccer games rescheduled

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

Early Childhood Coalition: A sincere thanks

The Early Childhood Coalition would like to thank the following organizations for their support with our Children’s Festival this year.

Yolanda Cruz, Heather Cruz and family: Thanks for support

I would love to thank the community, Adriana Robbins, Shannon Moore and Vallarta’s Restaurant, who worked to get a fundraiser for my daughter, Heather Cruz, who has Hodgkin lymphoma. All the support was so appreciated.