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Wildlife doing well despite large snowfall and frigid temps in Northwest Colorado

Despite the recent amounts of snowfall and frigid temperatures in Northwest Colorado so far this winter, wildlife are doing fairly well, according Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

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Will retail marijuana question clear second City Council vote?

Craig City Council will take a final vote Tuesday on proposed ordinances that would put retail marijuana on the ballot for the city’s April election.

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Business Buzz: New kitchen store planned for downtown

As this week marks the closing of long-time staple The Kitchen Shop, another kitchen store is on deck to take its place in downtown Craig.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Jan. 23, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Highway 13 crash sends five to hospital Saturday evening

A two-vehicle collision on Colorado Highway 13 south of Craig closed the highway for nearly two hours and sent five people to the hospital.

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Fundraiser to help Craig boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Family hopes to purchase all-terrain chair to provide greater independence

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is slowly robbing one Craig boy of his mobility, but with support from the community he hopes to raise funds to purchase a new, all-terrain, Action Trackstander chair.

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Moffat County swimmers earn sixth, another state time in Aspen

Moffat County High School girls swimming is coming ever closer to state-qualifying times as the season continues, complete with a first-place individual finish in their most recent meet.

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Rifle shoots down Moffat County basketball; Bulldogs split with Aspen

Girls bounce back from rough Friday to win Saturday; boys fall to Skiers in overtime

A fierce set of Friday night games started the weekend off on the wrong foot for Moffat County High School basketball teams, though they rebounded for the most part the following day.

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Give it a shot: Craig Trap Club Polar Bear League offers winter shooting season

Trapshooting group emphasizes safety, welcoming environment for beginners

To the unprepared, a round of anything outdoors in the wintertime takes a lot of effort to brave the cold. Those in Northwest Colorado are rarely too put off by the chilly climate, and some even relish the chance to get out and practice their shooting. And, “ready, aim, fire” sounds a lot better than “shiver, sniffle, freeze.” Craig Trap Club has begun its new season of the Polar Bear League, a twice-weekly outdoor shooting program that runs through March.

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Health Briefs: A pain in the back?

News and events in health care.

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Government Update for the week of Jan. 23

Government agendas for the week of Jan. 23

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Moffat County wrestlers close home schedule with win over Soroco

Bulldogs, Rams well-matched in Friday night dual; Soroco to compete at Paonia

The Dog Pound of Moffat County High School has seen its last wrestling mat rolled out for competition this season, but the last home event of the year was a memorable one, albeit quick. MCHS wrestlers hosted Soroco Friday for the Bulldogs’ final dual in front of a home crowd, Moffat County taking the win, 53-15.

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Craig man sentenced for drunk driving rollover involving 3 children

Jerrad Carney, 31, was sentenced to 75 days in jail and a lengthy list of terms he must meet for four years in order to avoid earning himself the label of “convicted felon.”

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TMH Living Well: Watch for common GYN conditions, including cervical cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Are you aware of the different gynecological conditions women face? It’s important to know what certain symptoms might mean — whether it’s unexpected bleeding, PMS, heavy periods or a positive result on a human papillomavirus (HPV) lab test. Here are signs and symptoms of conditions to watch for and talk with your gynecologist about.

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Ex-girlfriend spotted on fire escape: On the record for Jan. 19

6:11 p.m.: At the Museum of Northwest Colorado, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person standing close to the exterior wall of the building. It turned out the person had plugged their phone into an exterior outlet and was trying to make a call.