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Craig man killed in motorcycle accident Monday night

A motorcyclist was killed in an accident at Fourth Avenue West and West Victory Way shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 29, 2016: Craig Youth Baseball wraps season, names champs

The championship game for Craig Youth Baseball’s 8- to 10-year-old division wrapped up the season Monday at Woodbury Sports Complex. Facing off for the title were Country Living Realty and Neal Brothers, Inc. In the first of two games, league frontrunner Country Living took their only defeat of the year, 2-1, forcing a second game, which they won, 4-3.

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Jeb Savage earns win in 49th Cottonwood Classic

The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic finished its three-day run Sunday, with 97 competitors vying for the title of the best of the bunch in the Craig men's tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

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Comment period for trail mapping in Moffat County underway

The Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office is asking for community input in crafting its new travel management plan for a portion of its territory.

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Body of rafter in Dinosaur National Monument recovered

The body of the 62-year-old rafter who went missing on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Friday was recovered Sunday night, according to national park officials.

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Craig briefs: Colorado Cruisers Car Club show Wednesday

If you own a new or classic muscle car, hot rod, antique or custom car or truck, bring it to the Colorado Cruisers Car Club “cruise-in” and “show and shine” at McDonald’s in Craig at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Missing rafter in Dinosaur located, identified

The body of a 62-year-old Aurora woman is in the process of being recovered from the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Sunday, according to park officials.

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Construction clogs the east end of Craig

Construction is well underway on two projects at the east end of town.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado features then-and-now photos throughout area

Exhibit unveils photographic images of Craig, Steamboat Springs and Hayden

Now, through the photographic work of Assistant Director Paul Knowles, the museum has updated the images of Craig, Steamboat Springs and Hayden to create a then-and-now exhibit with 64 photographs.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of June 27, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County community rolls out for CASA bowling fundraiser

Organization seeking greater awareness for work with abused children

A regional organization struck out this weekend — in a good way. The lanes were packed Saturday evening at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center as the inaugural Northwest Rocky Mountain Colorado CASA Bowl-for-Kids fundraiser brought in plenty of community support.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 27, 2016: Craig Youth Baseball crowns winner Saturday

The championship game for Craig Youth Baseball’s 11- to 13-year-old division took place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park, with Moffat Limestone Company defeating Hayden, 5-4. Coached by Brian Spears, Mindy Spears, Justin Duzik and Bennie Brackett, the players who were in the final game included Garrett Anson, Lance Brackett, George Chavez, Nick Cookston, Ryan Duzik, Cody Eckhoff, Levi Greenhow, Blake Juergens, Miles Simpson, Greg Spears, Tucker Sterle and Gio Tarango.

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National Park Service, Moffat County Sheriff's Office working to locate missing rafter near Dinosaur National Monument

Search and rescue staff from the National Park Service, Moffat County Sheriff's Office and a commercial outfitter are responding to a report of a missing rafter at Disaster Falls on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument.

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Portrait of a ladybug: Art lesson teaches technique, sparks imagination

Steamboat artist takes Boys & Girls Club kids step-by-step through acrylic painting

“I like painting unicorns,” said Avia Miles, a first-grader at Sunset Elementary School.

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Local customers relish farmers market fare on Wednesdays, Fridays

State expert: Farmers markets have flourished over the past decade

“I was just driving by,” Tanya Vasquez said, noting that she was picking up squash and peppers at the market. “It seems like they’re more fresh from a farmers market … and I like to buy locally.”