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Collaborative Conservation: Conservation on all levels

The drive to survive is one we share with all living things. Why do some groups thrive when nearby groups of the same species, under similar conditions struggle? From monkeys and birds to wolves and ants, the natural world is full of examples that show how collaboration can boost survival.

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Co-teaching offers new approach to learning for Moffat County students

Expanded English Language Learners program addresses need

Students in Moffat County that don’t speak English as their primary language are getting some extra help in the classroom this year.

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King Kale: the nutrition powerhouse of the vegetable world

If there’s one thing you make the effort to eat more often, let it be kale. Its loaded resume of vitamins and nutrients have implicated kale in a variety of studies linking the consumption of dark, leafy greens to cancer prevention and cardiovascular health.

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Moffat County boys basketball downs Basalt, 56-32, at home

Bulldogs still undefeated in league play

It can be lonely at the top, but the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team doesn’t have to worry about that when they’re in their own gym. The first home game of the season was a solid one for the boys, who beat Basalt, 56-32, to go to 4-0 and remain tied for first place in the 3A Western Slope League.

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Moffat County girls hoops on top, 75-27, in 1st home game

It may be a cliché, but the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team took the bull by the horns Friday night. The MCHS girls claimed a huge win in their first home game of the year, defeating the Basalt Longhorns, 75-27.

Airline board recommends boosting Houston summer flight to daily schedule

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. official said that 20 of 48 scheduled flight segments on United Express to and from Denver during the six-day period between Christmas and New Year's were canceled, and 10 more were more than two hours late.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 16

Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig education briefs for Jan. 17, 2015: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ shows Saturday at Moffat County High School

The curtain will go up for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

From Pipi’s Pasture: Walking the obstacle course

Feeding the cows here at Pipi’s Pasture each winter morning is a little like walking an obstacle course. The course begins at the gate to the pasture, continues on to the part of the feedlot where hay is spread out, and ends back at the gate. The obstacles are the situations/obstructions that make the course a little tricky to maneuver. The goal isn’t to beat a certain time; it’s to make it back to the gate without falling down or getting knocked over. Sound ridiculous? Read on.

Woman sentenced in Advocates embezzlement case

One of the women involved in the conspiracy at Advocates Crisis Support Services was sentenced to three years in prison this week.

Our View: Grab free money available for students

Scholarships galore should entice students to apply.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 17, 2015: Weigh and Win program offers incentives for healthy living

Weigh and Win, a free community weight loss program, installed a kiosk Tuesday in the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association lobby.

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Denver Film Critics honor 2014's best movies

Earlier this week, Denver Film Critics Society awarded “American Sniper” with Best Picture. The Colorado-based group spread the honors acknowledged many 2014’s best films, with “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” scoring the most, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Score and Best Cinematography.

Police investigating theft at Hayden museum

The Hayden Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred at the Hayden Heritage Museum.

Fitness Tip: Stay Aerobic. Burn Fat

If one of your fitness goals is to decrease body fat, it is important to monitor your exercise intensity.

Craig briefs: Club 20 names new executive director

The Club 20 Executive Committee announced that Christian Reece, a native to the Western Slope, will assume the role of executive director effective Feb. 9, according to a press release.

The Loving Family of Tory Tovar: Thanks for the support

Our family would like to express our most sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love, help and kindnesses since the loss of our loved one.

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Craig Middle School girls hoops teams get to shooting

8th-graders defeat Hayden, Steamboat Springs; 7th-graders still seeking win

Thursday games hosting Hayden went in both extremes for the CMS hoops teams, as the seventh-graders fell, 28-5, followed by a 34-9 win by the eighth-graders.

Moffat County wrestlers pinned, 49-21, in Meeker

Weekend duals in Wyoming next for Bulldogs

A 49-21 loss in Meeker started the week out on the wrong foot for the wrestlers of Moffat County High School, but they hope to learn from their mistakes and apply their knowledge heading into this weekend.

Date set for Craig city official elections

Come April 7, Craig City Council will have five new members and a new mayor.