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High levels of meth found in man who held officers hostage

An autopsy report revealed that James Brent Damon, the man who briefly held two officers hostage in Moffat County on March 9 before being shot and killed, had extremely high levels of methamphetamines in his blood.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 30, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 30, 2015: Moffat County baseball keeps swinging in Olathe

The Moffat County High School varsity baseball team struggled in a Saturday doubleheader in Olathe, losing both games, the first 23-2 and the second 10-1.

Government update for the week of March 30

Agenda for the Moffat County Commissioner's Tuesday meeting.

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Preserving the Last Frontier discusses Moffat County’s Sand Wash Basin herd

History came alive Saturday afternoon during a meeting of Preserving the Last Frontier at Sunset Meadows. The Northwest Colorado heritage group heard from regional mainstay Paul Bonnifield regarding one of the area’s most well-known living features: the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin.

Weather Watch: Cold front, wind expected to impact Craig midweek

Northwest Colorado will experience some bluster this week, though it’s anyone’s guess if that will impact the Easter holiday weekend.

Craig briefs: Coffee and Newspaper to talk retail vacancies

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. on Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital. This month, Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss retail vacancies in Craig. Free coffee and pastries will be provided. For more information, call 970-875-1788.

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Moffat County High School students past, present taking on the world

For many in Craig, venturing out of the city, county or state might be a rarity, but a number of those who got their educational beginnings in Northwest Colorado plan to soon move on to other parts of the world on the quest for knowledge. Current Moffat County High School students and graduates alike have lined up a multitude of international learning opportunities.

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Moffat County girls golf plays through seasonal hazards

During the summer, the early morning tee times are the most coveted at Yampa Valley Golf Course for those who want to avoid the midday heat. That’s a problem the Moffat County High School girls golf team would like to have, but they’re not complaining.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin for March 28, 2015

Scholarship Bulletin features scholarships from the Moffat County High School website and submitted by other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

Craig education briefs for March 28, 2015: Moffat County High School uses prize money from Celebrate My Drive competition

Moffat County won $25,000 through State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive competition in October, and has recently announced how it will allocate the money.

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Fewer pregnant moms smoking, more single mothers in Moffat County, Kids Count report says

While fewer moms in Moffat County are smoking during pregnancy, births to single women shot up in 2013, according to data in the 2015 Kids Count in Colorado report released Monday.

Fitness Tip: Neuromuscular exercise

Neuromuscular exercise refers to activities that promote balance and coordination. Just like when you work your muscles, when you challenge your balance and coordination, it tends to improve. Some examples of neuromuscular exercise include yoga, Pilates, and tai chi.

Wellness Tip: Coconut flakes

Coconut flakes contain all the amazing properties that are found in coconut oil adding to the diversity of this super food. Coconut flakes are a fun and different addition to many recipes that provides the same benefits as coconut oil.

Craig health briefs for March 28, 2015: The Memorial Hospital honors doctors

Every year on March 30, The Memorial Hospital at Craig takes time to honor and celebrate its physicians and providers.

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