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Moffat County Sheriff's Office investigates foundered horse

A foundered horse near Lay has some Moffat County residents speaking up about animal neglect.

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Craig briefs: Business association to host pie baking contest

The Downtown Business Association began hosting Friday Fest each week at the start of summer. This week, the group is hosting a pie baking contest.

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Craig welcomes Journey of Hope riders

Fraternity raises funds, awareness for disabled people with annual cross-country cycling tour

With more than 1,000 miles behind them thousands and more to come in the coming days, a group of cyclists pulled into the Boys & Girls Club of Craig Thursday afternoon showing no signs of being worn out, their mind on a mission to educate and enrich lives. The Journey of Hope, part of The Ability Experience, visited Craig this week as part of a cross-country bike excursion that travels nearly 4,000 total miles with many stops throughout the nation called “friendship visits” to raise awareness for people with mental and physical disabilities.

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Dr. Thomas Told, longtime Craig doctor, reflects on past and present work

Told stresses the importance of the family practice doctor

“There was a lot of distance between where we lived and a doctor,” said Dr. Thomas Told, during a recent visit to Craig. “There were either blizzards in Wyoming or mountains in Utah that kept us from seeing a doc.

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The Memorial Hospital in Craig considers new financing option

New strategy could save millions of dollars over the next several decades

“It would be a substantial saving over the life of the loan,” said Board Chair Forrest Luke.

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71-year-old woman charged in fatal Craig motorcycle accident

The 71-year-old woman who hit a motorcyclist Monday night was charged with careless driving causing a death, making an improper left turn and failing to yield the right of way when proceeding from a stop sign, according to a news release from Craig Police Department.

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Craig briefs: Hospital calls for special meeting Wednesday

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday called a special meeting for to discuss the following agenda.

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Moffat County favors Jack Graham, but Darryl Glenn wins state's Republican primary

Although there were no local contests in the June 2016 primary, 1,762 Moffat County voters participated in Tuesday’s election.

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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.