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Craig education briefs for Feb. 14, 2015: Colorado Northwestern Community College staff and faculty recognized

Three Colorado Northwestern Community College staff and faculty members were honored at a Colorado Community College System meeting in Denver this week.

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Craig history comes to life in upcoming play

‘Taming of the Wilderness’ performs next week

Whoever said that truth was stranger than fiction never got in the mind of David Morris. A blend of genuine history and wacky Western, the original play “The Taming of the Wilderness” will offer performances Feb. 20 and 21 in Craig Middle School’s auditorium.

Lance Scranton: Do you trust us?

Thursday evening at Moffat County High School, you are invited to speak and hear thoughts concerning the future prospects for our school district. As a parent, I am deeply concerned about our school district. As a teacher, I have personally experienced depleted resources over the past 16 years and as a taxpayer, I want assurances that monies raised to supplement our school district will be used wisely.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin

Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations including local, state and national scholarships.

Craig Education Briefs for Feb. 7, 2015: Moffat County School District hosting financial meeting

Moffat County School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The purpose of the meeting is for the MCSD Board of Education to seek public input about the financial situation coming in the 2015-16 school year.

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Colorado Northwestern Community College breaks ground with new paleontology program

Recent discovery offers rare opportunity for students

Colorado Northwestern Community College will welcome one of Northwest Colorado’s oldest residents to its Craig campus this summer — a dinosaur named Walter.

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3 local educators honored by Peabody Energy

Three local school employees were surprised last week with Peabody Energy Leaders in Education awards.

CNCC in Craig scores great fit for new vice president position

Janell Oberlander may be new to Craig, but she’s no stranger to the rural West.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 31, 2015: Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come.

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Literacy Carnival delivers on fun, encourages reading

The sound of hundreds of happy children poured out of the gymnasium at the Boys & Girls Club Tuesday night in Craig during the Literacy Carnival.

Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come. MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.

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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

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Moffat County High School names new speech, debate coach

Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position

Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: Boys & Girls Club to host Literacy Carnival

Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Boys & Girls Club.

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CNCC board discusses new grant-funded programs, roof repairs for Trapper Fitness

At its monthly meeting, the Colorado Northwestern Community College Board of Control discussed two recently acquired grants and new programming, met new CNCC Vice President Janell Oberlander and discussed the cost of repairs to the roof of Trapper Fitness.