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Drone program on the rise for Colorado Northwestern Community College

November 17, 2017 — Excitement is rising at Colorado Northwestern Community College. CNCC has plans to partner with Metro State University to expand its aviation program to include drones — Unmanned Aerial Systems and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in late 2018 or early 2019. "CNCC is very excited about this

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Education Briefs: Area schools announce Thanksgiving closures

November 16, 2017 — Moffat County School District will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Monday through Friday, Nov. 20 through 24. Schools will reopen Monday, Nov. 27. Fall break for Colorado Northwestern Community College faculty and students is Monday through Friday,  Nov. 20 through 24. The residence halls at

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Amber Beaver once student, now teacher at Sunset Elementary School

November 16, 2017 — The latest teacher to be highlighted as part of Craig Press’s ongoing series about Moffat County teachers attended Sunset Elementary School in Craig as a student. "It's pretty awesome I get to teach where I came to school as a kid," said kindergarten teacher Amber

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11 voters could break Hayden school vote deadlock

November 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The outcome of the Hayden School District bond issue election, which ended in a 427 to 427 tie Tuesday night, could be headed for a recount. But first, fewer than a dozen voters have the potential to change the outcome themselves. Routt

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Defeat of 5A means delay to on-campus student housing

November 9, 2017 — This week, Moffat County Affiliated Junior College Referred Measure 5A — a measure that would have raised money through a property tax increase — was voted down by 66 percent of voters. The Craig Press reported results on Tuesday and reaction to the decision on

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Gold, Silver, Bronze trifecta for Moffat County Future Farmers of America team

November 9, 2017 — CRAIG — From a sea of some 650,000 blue and gold-wearing Future Farmers of America representing more than 8,500 chapters from across the nation, Moffat County FFA team members distinguished themselves by bringing home gold, silver and bronze awards recently. The 90th FFA National Convention and

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Sandrock Elementary School 2nd ‘home’ for Craig teacher

November 9, 2017 — CRAIG — When he graduated from Moffat County High School and headed to Wyoming for college, local Ty Kuberry thought he'd be getting a degree in computer science; then, he fell in love. His then-girlfriend and current wife of 13 years, Rebecca, recruited him to

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Education Briefs: Christmas for Pets donation drive begins Monday

November 9, 2017 — Craig students hope to give shelter pets a better Christmas by collecting supplies and money for the Moffat County Humane Society. Bobbie McAlexander's third-grade class at East Elementary School is holding a fundraiser for shelter pets. The students’ goal is to collect 50 items for

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Hayden school bond vote deadlocked: 427-427

November 8, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The fate of Hayden School District’s $22 million school bond issue to build a new middle school and high school could depend on the willingness of nine voters, whose ballots were initially rejected for having problematic signatures, to follow up. The vote

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Hayden voters tie on school district ballot issue, close school board race, pass 2A

November 7, 2017 — News from our neighbors. The news staff at the Steamboat Today were reporting on the result of the school district ballot measure and school board elections. 8:50 p.m. Preliminary results show a close race for three open seats on the Hayden Board of Education. Timothy A.

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Moffat County voters refuse college property tax measure

November 7, 2017 — CRAIG — The unofficial results have been tallied, and the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College Referred Measure 5A has failed. The tax measure failed by 1,147 votes, with two-thirds, or 66 percent, of voters saying no to the tax increase. Of 3,551 votes cast on

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Voters elect 4 new Moffat County Board of Education Members

November 7, 2017 — CRAIG — Five of seven seats were up for election in this year's Moffat County School Board of Education elections, and unofficial results from Tuesday's election are in. There were two contested races with 3604 voting. Mindy Baker contested Chip McIntyre’s August appointment to the position

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12 Craig graduates have plans to overcome poverty

November 7, 2017 — CRAIG — Overcoming poverty takes more than hard work, according to Kristen Olson, of Moffat County United Way. It also takes a plan, resources, attitude and community — some of the tools graduates obtain from the organization's “Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World” program. The

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With thanks: Board of Education says goodbye to secretary

November 6, 2017 — The Moffat County School District Board of Education thanked outgoing staff secretary Heather Higgins on Thursday, Oct. 26. Higgins had worked as the administrative assistant to the superintendent and secretary to the board since 2016, but recently accepted another role in the school district. Her former

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Education Briefs: Moffat County Library announces November hours

November 2, 2017 — The Craig branch of the Moffat County Library will observe the following hours in November. • 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays • 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays • 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays • 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Teacher returns to Craig to live her dream

November 2, 2017 — CRAIG — One elementary school teacher in Craig has made her dreams come true and IS now encouraging her students to reach for theirs. "I have always wanted to be a teacher. I remember telling people I was going to be a teacher when I

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David Ulrich: Additional information offered on elementary school closure

November 2, 2017 — I am aware the prospect of closing an elementary school continues to garner much attention in our community. As such, I would like to provide you with the most up-to-date information. During the MCSD Board of Education meeting Oct. 26, representatives from the Blythe Group

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Moffat County school board to consider a $5 million Qualified Zone Academy Bond

October 31, 2017 — CRAIG — With about $17 million in capitol improvement needs and ambitions to reinvest in a vocational/agriculture, or VoAg program at the high school, Moffat County School District has begun a process that could ultimately secure a $5 million bond, without having to ask voters

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Photo Gallery: Sunset Elementary students in Craig shine

October 31, 2017 — Editors note: We are working with the principals and staff of the other elementary schools in Moffat County to create similar galleries displaying the exciting learning happening in our schools. If you have a tip, contact Education Reporter Sasha Nelson at 970-875-1794 or snelson@CraigDailyPress.com. CRAIG

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Consultants present 9 Craig elementary school closure scenarios

October 30, 2017 — CRAIG — Consultants with the Blyth Group presented drafts of nine options and a decision matrix to the Moffat County School District Board of Directors at the board's regular monthly work session Oct. 26. They will use these tools to develop a recommendation for which

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