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5 Moffat County High School graduates enlist in military

May 28, 2017 — Americans will take time during Memorial Day weekend to remember the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in serving their county. Three young men and two young women from Moffat County have decided one way to honor the military is by enlisting. At […]

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‘A new adventure’: Moffat County graduation marks change, growth for 97 students

May 27, 2017 — Though she had already moved across the country, gotten married and more or less said farewell to her life as a high school student, Karmen Hayes proudly donned the white cap and gown to join her fellow Bulldogs in the final moment they'd all share […]

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Side by side: Class of 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian push each other to succeed

May 27, 2017 — From smiling first-graders to poised and accomplished seniors, Moffat County High School's Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian share in common a drive to succeed, a competitive edge and a cheery disposition. John T. Peroulis, this year's valedictorian, and Mattie Jo Duzik, salutatorian, were in […]

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Double the fun: Siblings graduate together, pursue technical school

May 27, 2017 — The party for one Craig family will be twice the fun as it celebrates the accomplishments of two graduates. Lane Gonzales and stepsister Shianne Wait became family in middle school when their parents married. They not only share family, they also have a similar plan […]

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Craig Crebar: Define your success

May 27, 2017 — It is my sincere hope that each of you experience success in life as measured by “your" version of success. Each of you has had 12 years of public education. In this time period, one can only hope that you have discovered something that you […]

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More than Just Dance: senior dancers finish with a bang

May 27, 2017 — While athletics or school clubs offer avenues for many students to hone their work ethic, discipline, skill sets and dedication, a handful of this year's graduating seniors chose a different avenue: dance. Craig's own Just Dance studio is saying farewell to five seniors, some of […]

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Moffat County Class of 2017 shows its identity through art, song, colors

May 27, 2017 — Graduation marks the final opportunity for Moffat County High School students to express themselves, and the Class of 2017 has a few special details to do so. The outgoing bunch of Bulldogs have chosen a variety of classic and unique features for their commencement, including […]

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Moffat County students double down on diplomas with concurrent enrollment

May 27, 2017 — Graduation Day is the culmination of four years of hard work in the classroom, football field, auditorium or other parts of the high school experience. Still, some Moffat County High School students have been pulling double duty in that time. The recent commencement ceremony in […]

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Until the cows come home: Graduate pursues dream relentlessly

May 27, 2017 — One of this year's Moffat County High School graduates blossomed after taking care of a small herd of bovines. Alex Hamilton has spent the past four years gaining experience and school credit for milking cows at a small dairy operation owned by her former middle […]

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Kindness will take MCHS graduate far

May 27, 2017 — Using her voice to solve problems and a desire to care for people has set this graduate on a path toward international study. After graduation, Pearl Wyman will not only leave Moffat County High School and Craig, she also will leave the country. "I'm planning on going […]

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Speak up: Moffat County’s master of ceremonies looking forward to graduation

May 27, 2017 — Moffat County High School's Kaylynn Haefs is hardly afraid to take the stage Saturday. As part of the Class of 2017's graduation proceedings, Haefs will serve as master of ceremonies. One of four Bulldogs to speak during the event — Kaylee Durham will provide the […]

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Registration for ‘Reach Your Peak’ Summer Camps now open: Education Briefs

May 26, 2017 — Registration is open for Colorado Northwestern Community College's 'Reach Your Peak' Summer Camps. Camps are available in Craig, Rangely, Meeker and Oak Creek for middle and high school-aged students. This year's camps include: Lego Mindstorm Robotics Camp, Middle School Theater Camp, Digital Art Camp, Hire […]

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Moffat County High School student overcomes shyness to earn top honors

May 26, 2017 — One of this year's graduates overcame her fears to courageously stand before her school this week. Despite experiencing and receiving therapy for social anxiety, graduating senior Marisa Hulstine was one of the presenters at the annual Moffat County High School Academic Awards Night Tuesday. "I've […]

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Boards in Northwest Colorado agree to use reserve funds to bolster CNCC

May 24, 2017 — College boards in both Rangely and Craig voted to spend reserves to provide additional, one time support to prevent Colorado Northwestern Community College from cutting programs next year. “The fact is we will be receiving approximate $1.3 million less for next year’s budget,” said CNCC […]

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Library’s summer reading program focuses on building ‘a better world’

May 23, 2017 — The library is getting ready to do its part to improve Craig and Moffat County through this year's summer reading program. "This year the theme for everyone, children, teens and adults is the same: 'Build a Better World.' They cover different aspects of building a […]

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Moffat County School District releases 2017-18 Academic Calendar

May 21, 2017 — Perhaps to the disappointment of students eager to forget about school for the summer break, next year's school schedule has been released. The 2017-18 Academic Calendar has been finalized and is available on the school district website. Highlights: Students will start back to school August […]

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Math mysteries revealed by Colorado Northwestern Community College student

May 21, 2017 — Craig  — The mysterious language of math makes sense to one student at Colorado Northwestern Community College. "The numbers talk to me and I understand them more so than English or History class and I am able to apply them to other aspects of my […]

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Hayden moves graduation back to 4 p.m. Sunday

May 20, 2017 — The time for Hayden High School's commencement ceremony has been moved back from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 21 to accommodate athletes who are in Denver participating in the Colorado State Track & Field finals, according to Superintendent Phil Kasper. Thursday's spring snowstorm […]

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Older Americans Month 2017: Health Briefs

May 19, 2017 — Each May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation's celebration of Older Americans Month. This year's theme is "Age Out Loud" and hopes to give aging a new voice — one that reflects what today's older adults have to say. More than ever before, […]

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CNCC art festival show, sale at Grand Olde West Days May 27: Education Briefs

May 19, 2017 — Colorado Northwestern Community College will be sponsoring an art show and sale at Grand Olde West Days. Art will include watercolors, pottery, oil painting, photography, blacksmithing and more. The art show begins with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. on May 27 followed by […]

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