CNCC's Craig campus announces new VP

Colorado Northwestern Community College announced its new vice president for the Craig campus today, Janell Oberlander from Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Moffat County Board of Education honors lunch ladies

At its regular monthly meeting, the Moffat County Board of Education honored the Food Services Department for its dedication and heard updates on schools, athletics and student acheivements.

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Moffat County High School wins $25,000

Moffat County High School students learned today that their school was the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Celebrate My Drive campaign by State Farm Insurance.

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Student accused of bringing knives to Craig Middle School has court hearing

The Craig Middle School student accused of bringing seven knives to school on Friday had a hearing at Moffat County Courthouse Monday morning.

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Craig Middle School parents put faith in school system, law enforcement

After Craig Middle School students, staff and parents dealt with knife incidents and gun threats, a Saturday morning filled with sportsmanship was what the school needed.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 8, 2014: Moffat County wrestling team wins 1st tourney

The Moffat County High School varsity wrestling team won the Middle Park High School tournament Saturday night in Granby with a total 190 points.

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Craig Middle school deals with gun and knife incidents

A Craig Middle School student was taken into custody Friday for carrying “several knives” on campus property, according to law officials. Several weeks ago, the police also helped the school with a student who was threatening gun violence, Commander Jerry DeLong confirmed.

Craig education briefs for Dec. 6, 2014: Moffat County schools deck the halls with choral performances

Moffat County schools offer up choir performances galore to help the community celebrate the holiday season.

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Eighth-graders reap prizes for VFW Patriot’s Pen contest

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen contest offers sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders the chance to put their pens to paper each year about a patriotic theme issued by the national VFW Commander-in-Chief.

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Moffat County, Hayden runner Chris Zirkle named all-American

Chris Zirkle flew to 19th place in the NAIA National Championship cross country race Nov. 22 at Rim Rock Farm outside Lawrence, Kansas. The results earned him all-American honors on behalf of Northwest Christian University.

VFW to award Craig Middle School writing contest winners

Veterans of Foreign Wars members Mark Wick and Johnny Garcia will present awards to winners of the 2014 Patriot’s Pen contest at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Craig Middle School.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 29, 2014: Rotary honors Youth of the Month Tane Otis

Tane Otis, a sophomore at Moffat County High School, received Rotary Club of Craig’s Youth of the Month award this month.

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Catering students keep school board fed and happy

School board members may have serious business to take care of at their monthly meetings, but they also have a fresh, home-cooked meal to look forward to.

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Craig fifth-grader undeterred by rare condition, chemo treatments

Nicholas Crookston doesn’t look like he’s sick. The enthusiastic 11-year-old plays baseball and loves science experiments, history and camping.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 22, 2014: Community college transfer students should apply now for four-year schools

Students who plan to transfer from a community college to a four-year college are reminded to apply now for fall admission in order to receive the same housing and financial aid opportunities as traditional students. For students who want to start in the fall of 2015, the priority deadline to apply is Dec. 1.