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Moffat County cross-country runners finish strong at home meet

The Moffat County Cross-Country Invitational went off without a hitch Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. A small but respectable showing of five teams made for some fierce competition in the high school races.

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Foundation dinner brings community together to support higher education in Craig

Access. That is the key word Colorado Northwestern Community College President Russell George used to describe CNCC’s mission Saturday night at their annual fundraiser dinner on the Craig campus.

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Moffat County Homecoming offers fun for all

Moffat County High School’s annual Homecoming festivities take place this week, and the schedule promises plenty to make the tradition a memorable one this year.

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Your Health: Snacking smartly in Northwest Colorado

Area schools offer new snack options

The battle for healthier dietary habits in students is ongoing at schools across America, including those in Northwest Colorado.

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Alleged hazing results in no charges against students

Concerned parties want community to heal

In late June, news about alleged hazing incidents involving the Moffat County High School football team shook the Craig community, resulting in the removal of football coaches, suspension of upperclassmen and a police investigation.

Craig education briefs for Sept. 20, 2014: CNCC receives visit from the Colorado Community College System board

Seven members from the Colorado Community College System board visited both of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s campuses Monday in Rangely and Craig. The annual visit included a tour of each campus highlighting new developments and featured programs at the college.

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Soroco High School debuts healthy vending machine

Students at Soroco High School said goodbye to candy bars and junk food-filled vending machines over the summer and now make their snack selections from an interactive, healthy snack dispenser.

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Grant will allow programming to expand at Hayden vocational center

Hayden High School vocational education teacher Kevin Kleckler is finding ways to keep up with the demand for his classes.

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Craig Sheep Wagon Days provides hands-on learning for all

Whether you’ve felt wool only in the lining of your coat or firsthand on the animal that provides the material, there’s something for everyone this weekend at Craig Sheep Wagon Days. The 16th annual event is open to the public Saturday and Sunday at Wyman Living History Museum, giving all who come a glimpse into the many facets of the agriculture industry.

Free and reduced price meal program makes sure kids get fed

School is back in session, which means not only classrooms but school lunchrooms are abuzz with activity. For some families who struggle to make ends meet, this part of their child’s day is made a little easier with Moffat County School District’s free and reduced price meal program.

Craig education briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Area college fairs to provide information on colleges

Moffat County High School will host the Colorado Council College Fair from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Students who attend can speak to college representatives and gather information on more than 40 colleges that will be attending.

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Craig Sheep Wagon Days packs weekend fun

The 16th annual Craig Sheep Wagon Days will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday at Wyman Living History Museum.

TMH event in Craig to educate about concussion treatment, prevention

On Friday morning, TMH will hold a presentation on concussions hosted by Karen McAvoy, a doctor of psychology and director of the Center for Concussion with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

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Craig second-graders take in Meeker Classic this week

Sheep, sheepdogs and their handlers put on a show for Craig’s second-graders this week at the Meeker Classic. Students from all four elementary schools made the trip to Meeker on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to take in the sheepdog championship trials and learn from artisans at the food and craft festival.

Grant funds to support early childhood learning in Craig

Connections 4 Kids, the early childhood council serving Moffat and Rio Blanco counties, received the third installment of a grant last month from the Colorado Department of Human Services as part of the federally funded Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Fund.

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