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Pet adoption a warm, fuzzy gift idea

If Yampa Valley residents find themselves with no Christmas gift, they need to look no farther than Bear Creek Animal Shelter.

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Moffat County girls hoops split weekend road games in Utah

The last two games of 2014 had mixed results for the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team.

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Imagination Library: The free gift that keeps on giving

What could be better for a young child than to get a present in the mail every single month addressed directly to them? And what could be better for a parent than for that present to be a book — something that will educate, enrich and enliven their young child’s imagination?

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Sweet alternatives offer a healthy boost to holidays

Another holiday means another feast, and ample opportunities to gorge on sugar, spice and everything nice. But as we all know, sugar is not very nice to the body health-wise.

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Moffat County boys basketball eying state possibilities

Above the rim, outside the arc, in the paint — wherever they need to be, the members of the Moffat County High School boys varsity basketball team will get there because this is the season they’ve been anticipating.

Craig Briefs: 564 arrested by CDOT for driving drunk

Four people died in alcohol related crashes and 564 Coloradans were arrested for driving impaired during the 10-day Holiday Party DUI enforcement period.

Education briefs: Moffat County Library Winter Reading Program now underway

Education briefs for Craig and Moffat County.

Government update for the week of Dec. 22

The Moffat County Commissioner meeting agenda.

Government update for the week of Dec. 22

The Moffat County Commissioner meeting agenda.

Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 20, 2014: Moffat County boys basketball to host fundraiser

The Moffat County High School boys basketball team will offer a Spaghetti Dinner and Hoop-a-thon at 6 p.m. Tuesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane.

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Off the grid in Craig

Kerosene lamps and other nostalgic antiques bring a sense of charm to many Moffat County homes and often have specific histories connected with earlier times of the family that used them. It hasn’t been that long ago that one Craig resident staunchly avoided modern conveniences and clung to her simple and frugal lifestyle.

TMH Living Well: Keeping the happy in holidays

It may seem counterintuitive, but the holidays — filled with joy and warmth — are a prime time for feeling sad, lonely, stressed or even depressed. Here are 10 ways to beat the blues this season.

Healthy Recipe: Warm spiced almond milk

Recipe compliments of: MindBodyGreen

Superfood Tip: Nutmeg

Nutmeg is an aromatic spice that induces feelings of the holidays. It is packed with potential health benefits including antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.

Fitness Tip: Are you stressed?

Even though this time of year is usually full of happiness and cheer, there can still be some stressors that impact your day.