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Craig kids learn to overcome obstacles, stay strong in Girls on the Run

Those who pick up an activity like running at an early age will set themselves on pace for a healthier lifestyle, and the benefits are many for those who engage in the Girls on the Run program. More than 50 Craig girls will participate in the Girls on the Run 5K event Saturday morning in Steamboat Springs, among dozens more who have been involved in the program along the Western Slope this year.

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Tinneal Gerber to become Yampa Valley Regional Airport assistant manager

Tinneal Gerber’s years of service to Moffat County are coming to an end on Friday as she steps into a role with Routt County as the assistant director for the Yampa Valley Regional Airport.

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Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig serves up sampling of free classes on Saturday

Colorado Northwestern Community College will serve little appetizers for the brain during “A Taste of Education,” an event planned for Saturday. The college offered the event in 2013 and 2014 with around 85 people attending, but was not held in 2015 as the organizing committee decided to hold the event every other year, said CNCC Director of Marketing Brian MacKenzie.

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Routt County treasurer, Peabody reach agreement

Routt County and entities including the South Routt School District and South Routt Medical Center will soon have overdue tax payments from Peabody Energy Holdings, the company announced Monday.

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Moffat County School District has new mission and belief system

Strategic planning is underway for the Moffat County School District with a new mission approved at the school board’s October meeting.

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South Routt School District encouraging treasurer, Peabody to find resolution

South Routt Board of Education members have agreed to send a letter to Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn urging her to work cooperatively and quickly with Peabody Energy Holdings.

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Jimmy Westlake: Getting acquainted with Aquarius

With the moon out of the way this week, it’s a great time to step outside after nightfall and look for the large but faint constellation of Aquarius, the Water Bearer.

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Raising awareness for Chiari has Craig Middle School dancing

One of the girls suspended from Craig Middle School in September was dancing for a good cause on Friday evening as the school’s annual Halloween dance was turned into a fundraiser for the Klein family of Craig.

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Moffat County High School DECA and FBLA team experience record growth

This year’s Moffat County High School combined Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) and Future Business Leaders of America team includes a record 24 students who are already bringing home awards.

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Tinneal Gerber resigns as finance director of Moffat County School District

Tinneal Gerber is leaving her position as executive director of finance and operations at Moffat County School District.

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State asking South Routt for repayment of Peabody loan

The Colorado Department of Education is asking the South Routt School District to urge Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn to accept a tax payment from Peabody Energy Holdings.

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Moffat County Rocks gains 100 new rocks from Shared School art class

A lot more people in Moffat County are looking down these days in the hopes of spotting one of the many painted rocks placed throughout the county to help spread positive messages about the community. The project called Moffat County Rocks was started in August by Kathy Basset after she learning about other communities around the world painting and sharing rocks.

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Jimmy Westlake: Algol — a spooky star for Halloween

The star that marks the eye of Medusa is a most remarkable star named Algol, which means the “Demon Star.”

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CNCC soccer to fight final battle at regional tournament

Spartans lose last home games against Utah State University Eastern

The Spartan warriors of “300” faced impossible odds but never quit fighting until the final breath left their battered bodies, and though the stakes weren’t life or death Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, so did their modern-day namesakes continue to fight through the final whistle. Colorado Northwestern Community College women’s and men’s soccer teams completed their regular seasons with dual defeats to the Golden Eagles of Utah State University Eastern.