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Mary Karen Solomon: Let us help you with the overwhelming cost of education

Colorado Northwestern Community College has just completed our first open meeting with parents of Moffat County High School students on April 17. Our goal was to explain what services CNCC can offer for their children — and themselves!

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Job fair provides information, opportunities for Craig teens

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair took place Thursday afternoon at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus. Hosted by the Colorado Workforce Center, Craig Daily Press, CNCC, Moffat County High School Student Council and Craig Chamber of Commerce, the event gave young people in the area an opportunity to look into the working world with about 20 groups and companies providing information.

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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.

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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.

James Neton: Dude Dent awards — a symbol of pride in our community

On April 23, Moffat County High School will host the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner for the outstanding senior male and female athlete of MCHS for 2014. The event will highlight the academic and athletic achievements of the best male and female student athletes Moffat County has to offer. Many of us are aware of the achievements and heroic nature of Dent’s life. However, others in the community may have no idea why one of MCHS’s most prestigious student awards is named after Dent.

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4 candidates emerge for Moffat County High School principal job

Assistant principal, athletics director among contenders

The Moffat County School District has reached the final step in the process of hiring a new principal at Moffat County High School, with four candidates interviewing for the position this week. The school hosted a meet-and-greet event Monday night for parents and community members to interface with those vying for the job.

Hayden names Cripple Creek's Vader new superintendent

The Hayden School District named Trudy Vader — the current principal at Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-Senior High School — its new superintendent for 2014-15 and beyond.

Musician John Farrell to perform free concert, visit schools

A free concert for the whole family will be available Monday night at Craig Middle School, with singer-songwriter John Farrell bringing his style of music to the area.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of April 14, 2014

Next week's sports schedule for Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School.

Education briefs for April 12, 2014: Libraries to offer free books through state program

The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries will be giving out free copies of a selected book to all 4-year-olds during the Celebrate Children Festival April 12 at Centennial Mall as part of One Book 4 Colorado.

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Students honor past classmate with guitar concert

As Michael Kirlan sat in the audience, he smiled and was obviously happy watching his son's former classmates perform a concert in Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan's honor.

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Craig Middle School teacher receives Peabody Energy Leaders in Education award

Norm Yoast, eighth-grade science teacher at Craig Middle School, was not expecting to get pulled into a midday assembly Monday. He certainly wasn’t expecting an award. Peabody Energy awards educators and school staff across the country to celebrate the valuable work schools do.

Education briefs for April 5, 2014: Steamboat Springs contest seeks entries from young filmmakers

The second annual Steamboat Student Film Festival will take place May 2 and 3 at the Chief Theater in downtown Steamboat Springs. The Film Festival is accepting submissions from middle school, high school and college students nationwide who will be competing for $250 in prizes in the six categories of Action Sports, Artistic/Experimental, Comedy, Documentary, Drama and Original Animation. Submissions are due April 11.

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Craig 8th-grader Klimper wins state wrestling

Miki Klimper went 4-0 at the Middle School state meet to capture his first state title.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 31, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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