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Giddy-up: College and county meet to discuss expansion of equine program to Craig

June 20, 2017 — The college and county are exploring a partnership that would see Moffat County Fairgrounds used to expand the college equine program from Rangely to Craig in the spring of 2018. "Over this last year, what we've learned is that we've segregated programs. Some programs are only […]

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Book mobile brings out Craig’s bookworms, Wednesdays through summer

June 17, 2017 — A big blue and white van visits parks around town on Wednesdays over summer break to get books into the hands of kids, said teacher and reading council member Amy Jones. The Sage Brush Reading Council is comprised of teachers from all four of Craig's […]

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Education Briefs: Concealed Carry Class at CNCC July 1

June 16, 2017 — CNCC is offering another Concealed Carry and Gun Safety course this summer. The class teaches gun safety and pistol operation for ages 12 and older. Students 21 and older will have the opportunity to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit and the certification resulting from […]

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Educators in Moffat County will receive raises this fall

June 14, 2017 — An agreement struck on June 1 between the education association and school board will see the school district increase educator compensation for a second year in a row. The agreement does not change the base salary; instead it will provide a step up on the […]

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St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church names scholarship winner

June 12, 2017 — Members of the Parish Council of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church gathered recently to present their scholarship winner for this year.  Pictured are Katrina Springer, Jeanne Maneotis, 2017 scholarship winner Keenan Hildebrandt, Robin Knoche, Annie Charchalis and Tony Raftopoulos.

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Education Briefs: Applications for school board vacancy due Friday

June 9, 2017 — The Moffat County Board of Education needs a new board member. People interested representing District 7 on the school board from June until regular elections in November must have the following qualifications: She/he must not have been convicted of a sexual offense against a child, […]

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$1 million grant will fund new reading program in Moffat County

June 9, 2017 — The reading resources available to students and teachers in Moffat County's public schools are at least 20 years old. That is set to change when school starts. The district is receiving a state grant of almost $1 million over the next three years to support […]

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School ends with wild ride

June 6, 2017 — On the last day of school recently, Jo Jo Knez’s fifth-grade wish came true when she was able to ride her horse to Sunset Elementary School in Craig.

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Summer Food Program starts Monday: Education Briefs

June 3, 2017 — The Moffat County School District and the Boys & Girls Club of Craig will provide free meals for children throughout the summer. Meal are provided to all children without charge or discrimination, and the same meals are provided regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, […]

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Bill approved Tuesday means $361,000 windfall for Moffat County School District

June 2, 2017 — Schools, hospitals and transportation received support on Tuesday when Gov. Hickenlooper signed a spending bill intended to aid rural communities. "The passing of SB 17-267, Sustainability of Rural Colorado, marks a significant moment in Colorado history," wrote Memorial Regional Health CEO Andy Daniels in a […]

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Scholarship winners

June 2, 2017 — Graduating seniors received additional awards and honors in the past week.

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School district seeking 1 new board member

May 30, 2017 — The Moffat County Board of Education needs a new board member. Board member Charity Neal had to resign earlier this month after she had to relocate. "We lost our home to a fire in November. The rental property we had been living in that was […]

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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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