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Need help paying for college? Apply for these local scholarships: Scholarship Happenings

High school scholarships with applications due in April.

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4-day school week off the table, Moffat County School District considers closing an elementary school

A four-day school week is off the table as the board of education continues to determine the best option to meet roughly $17 million needed to replace or fix old buildings, replace aging buses and kitchen equipment — some items on the growing list of deferred maintenance.

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Going the distance: Moffat County’s Riley Allen signs for college track, cross country

Runner plans to compete for Trinidad State Junior College, study environmental science

Another Moffat County High School runner is on the path to bigger things. MCHS senior Riley Allen signed his letter of intent Monday to run track and cross country for Trinidad State Junior College this fall.

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PAC the Bin is back to benefit Moffat County School Parent Advisory Councils

The annual “PAC the Bin” metal waste recycling fundraiser is back for a forth year in a row. “It’s an easy way for community members to donate something. You cleanup your yard and it helps the school out,” said Axis Steel Operations Manager Chris Thome.

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Scholarship Happenings: Deadlines this week

High school scholarships with applications due between April 3 and April 10.

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Making prom magical through Northwest Colorado dress exchange

Next dress exchange is Sunday

An evening making memories with friends is at the heart of the annual high school Prom as is the dress.

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New high school principal excited about leadership challenges, building dream home in Moffat County

The challenges of leadership and deep family roots in the area have the new Moffat County High School Principal excited to get started.

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Weekend Roundup: Mucho music, decadent desserts to be found in Craig

With multiple musical performances and some great gatherings, Craig’s happenings are many this weekend.

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From bold Bulldog to eager Eagle: Moffat County’s Eddie Smercina signs with Chadron State football

It’s a nickname that’s already taken by another sportsman, but friends and family may be sorely tempted to start calling him Eddie the Eagle. Moffat County High School’s Eddie Smercina signed Wednesday to play football for Chadron State College this fall.

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Salt River Project abatements hit Moffat, Routt county pocketbooks

Utility company's reduced value doesn't indicate reductions for other Craig, Hayden station owners

Many publicly funded Northwest Colorado organizations will have to tighten their belts this year after Moffat County Commissioners elected not to protest tax abatement requests from Salt River Project, an Arizona-based utility and partial owner of coal-fired Craig and Hayden stations.

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A Capella choir to serve up sweet treats at Moffat County High School Friday

Good Vibes — the high school a capella choir — is presenting a spring showcase of music with a side of desert.

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Craig fifth-graders take on Colorado State Capitol for Liberty Day

From the gleam of the golden dome to the floor of the House of Representatives, nine Craig fifth-graders visit to the Colorado State Capitol this month put them face to face with their local representatives as part of the Liberty Day Institute.

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Standing up for history has Craig Middle School Students making history

Some of history’s most courageous people featured in projects developed by 47 Craig Middle School students who dominated in a regional history competition held March 4 at in Grand Junction.

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Hunter Education Class Saturday and Sunday: Education Briefs

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