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Craig Sports Briefs for May 25, 2016: Moffat County sports physicals available

Students who plan to participate in sports at Craig Middle School or Moffat County High School during the 2016-17 school year can receive their physical examination from 5 to 8 p.m. June 2 at The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic, 785 Yampa Ave. The cost is $15 per student.

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Rosie Crosthwaite, revered preschool teacher, retires from Eagle's Nest

Rosie Crosthwaite has taught and directed preschool for 39 years

“I’m going to miss her a tremendous amount,” said Preschool Director Angie Roberts, who described Crosthwaite as a strong source of teaching inspiration. “She’s taught me what I know … She’s given this community a lot of years with kids and grandkids and great grandkids.”

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CNCC to offer creative mix of teen summer camps

Camps tapping teen interests to be presented for the first time in Craig

Desiree Moore, CNCC’s director of community education, said this was the first summer for the camps at the Craig campus.

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Road construction delays motorists

Traffic impacts can be expected northbound and southbound on Colorado Highway 9, Monday through Friday, during daylight hours, according to a news release.

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Craig briefs: Moffat County Library to be closed Tuesday

Moffat County Library will be closed Tuesday. The library will reopen at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Craig group advocates for retail marijuana in city

The five members of the Committee to Grow Craig advocate for retail pot as a way to create new industry and inject cash into a desperate economy.

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Business Buzz: Free Community Dinner on June 3 in downtown Craig

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

Craig Sports Briefs for May 23, 2016: 'Dude' Dent awards banquet this week

The awards ceremony for the Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award and Outstanding Female Athlete will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of May 23, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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The state of things: Moffat County track hits new heights with second-place girls finish

Bulldogs win four state titles, Kayla Pinnt breaks state meet record in 400 dash

Todd Trapp’s athletes have pushed through rain and snow, wind and chills the past few months, but the last day of the season was a sunny one in more ways than just the reading on the thermometer as the track and field coach saw the best overall result in his time at Moffat County High School. The MCHS girls team finished in second place as a whole at the 3A CHSAA State Championships Saturday afternoon to complete a banner season, claiming four titles and placing in many more events.

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Boys & Girls Club of Craig strives to reach older teens with activities — and with choices

Club serves teens up through the age of 18, and staff members hope to see more coming in

“I got to help the little kids a lot, as a teen, so that was really cool,” Erin Fagan, 18, said. “Being an only child and not having anyone to look after … some of the kids became my brothers and sisters.”

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Food assistance programs serve key community needs

Love INC administers program on third Tuesday and Thursday of each month

“The food is healthy, and there’s not a lot of salt,” said Burnett, who lives at Sunset Meadows II in Craig.

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The state of things: Moffat County track preps for final day of championships

Bulldog girls place in discus, 800, 4x200; sprints, relays, hurdles, 1,600, long jump in store

As the midway point of the State Track and Field Championships, Friday was a day of pleasant surprises for some members of the Moffat County High School teams while others were not as happy with their final standings and the rest are reserving judgment for the grand finale.

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Government Update for the week of May 30

Government Update for the week of May 30.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Mack Lane named after Craig’s first settler

Mack Lane, a short stretch of road way extending from Victory Way to First Street in Craig, earned its name in a straightforward manner. It was the lane upon which John Mack, who was Craig’s true first settler, lived.