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Literacy Carnival delivers on fun, encourages reading

The sound of hundreds of happy children poured out of the gymnasium at the Boys & Girls Club Tuesday night in Craig during the Literacy Carnival.

Craig City Council meeting recap

Craig City Council Jan. 27 meeting recap

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 28, 2015: Craig hockey fights on in Denver

The Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team experienced a tough weekend against Heritage. The Saturday game at The Ice Ranch in Littleton ended 8-3, with a loss for the Bulldogs, followed Sunday by a 7-1 defeat at the University of Denver’s Joy Burns Arena.

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Rental owners learn tenets of keeping tenants safe

More than a dozen realtors, landlords and property managers listened to Officer Cory Tomps discuss how to prevent crime and encourage community in rental communities on Tuesday morning.

Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come. MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 27

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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Financial future of Moffat County School District uncertain

District might ask community for funding

Moffat County School District is facing a sixth year of possible major budget cuts, but this time there’s nothing left to cut outside the classroom.

Business Buzz: Secure your business data

The Better Business Bureau warn that although it’s large national companies that get the headlines when a data breach occurs, small businesses account for approximately 85 percent of all data breaches, according to Visa.

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16th annual Diamonds & Spurs a jewel of an event for Craig

Corrie Ponikvar receives Rotary’s Humanitarian Award

Ball gowns, bolo ties and Stetsons as far as the eye could see were among the apparel Saturday night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion during the 16th annual Diamonds & Spurs hosted by Rotary Club of Craig. The local service group’s gala event provided residents a night on the town complete with formalwear, dinner, and more, raising funds for their projects throughout the year.

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Moffat County basketball has grand weekend vs. Grand Valley

Boys win, 82-64, lead Western Slope League; 2nd-place girls, 53-41, over Cardinals

The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball teams swept the visiting Grand Valley Cardinals at every level in Saturday afternoon games that saw a win for the girls varsity squad of 53-41, leading to an 82-64 triumph for the boys.

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Study shows whole grains can boost longevity

Brown over white: whether it’s rice or bread, we’ve all heard by now that whole grains are better for us than their refined — and often white — counterparts.

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Moffat County hoops hang in to beat Roaring Fork

Teams prepare for Grand Valley

After Friday night, the coaches of Moffat County High School’s basketball teams have no doubt in their heads their players are ready for some big games Saturday. The boys and girls varsity Bulldogs had a very successful night at the Roaring Fork High School gym, winning 69-48 and 57-49, respectively.

Government update for the week of Jan. 26

Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda and Craig City Council meeting agenda

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 23

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22 and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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Moffat County High School names new speech, debate coach

Karen Chaney brings years of legal experience to position

Moffat County High School students will continue to speak up this weekend under the tutelage of someone who’s used the power of communication in a very important way. MCHS recently appointed social studies teacher Karen Chaney as the new adviser for the speech and debate team. Chaney, who replaces Amanda Gaffney in the position, accepted the job earlier this month.