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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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Moffat County’s ‘Dude’ Dent, Outstanding Female Athlete nominees — Connor Scranton, Josey King

May 19, 2017 — The awards ceremony for the Lewis "Dude" Dent Memorial Award and Outstanding Female Athlete is next week, and the Craig Daily Press will feature Q and A interviews over the following week with the nominated student-athletes, two per edition. The awards honor the top male […]

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How will Colorado Northwestern Community College grow? College president talks about the future

May 18, 2017 — Craig  – As with many government funded entities in Northwest Colorado, Colorado Northwestern Community College is facing challenging financial times as a result of a reduction in local revenues. In part three of our three part question and answer series with college President Ron Granger, […]

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Moffat County’s ‘Dude’ Dent, Outstanding Female Athlete nominees — Eddie Smercina, Emma Samuelson

May 18, 2017 — The awards ceremony for the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award and Outstanding Female Athlete is around the corner, and the Craig Daily Press will feature Q and A interviews over the following week with the nominated student-athletes, two per edition.

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Weekend Roundup: Clean and colorful Northwest Colorado

May 18, 2017 — If you know where to look this weekend, there's a lot to do, especially if you're not afraid to get your hands dirty. Invest in agriculture The Moffat County High School chapter of Future Farmers of America will host its annual project auction Friday night. […]

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