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Moffat County volleyball bludgeons Basalt, celebrates seniors

Whatever happens in the following weeks, Moffat County High School volleyball will always have Senior Night. The Lady Bulldogs swept their Basalt opponents in three quick sets Saturday, 25-14, 25-14 and 25-10, to escalate to 2-2 in the 3A Western Slope League.

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Hospital Glow Run lights up possibilities for Moffat County

5K raises funds for TMH Foundation, Cancer Society

Saturday night was alight with the many bright sights of the second annual Glow Run/Walk 5K hosted by The Memorial Hospital starting from the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus.

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Moffat County cross country tops teams at weekend home meet

Steamboat’s Tatum Burger wins girls race

Nothing like a short travel time to bring out the best in long-distance runners. The Moffat County High School cross country boys and girls teams each won first place in the Bulldog Invitational, their home event Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park, with Steamboat Springs squads each placing second.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 3, 2015: Glow Run kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

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Flu season is around the corner, officials say

It’s now officially fall, and with the turning of the leaves comes the start of another flu season in Northwest Colorado.

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Craig couple volunteers on hospital ship

With help from the community, A Craig couple is bringing much needed medical care to some of the poorest ports in Africa aboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 3, 2015: Bears Ears Patriots to host school board forum Thursday

Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will host a forum for Moffat County Board of Education candidates from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday the Colorado Northwestern Community College Bell Tower building in room 201.

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CNCC Craig campus enrollment up third year in a row

Enrollment is up at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus for the third year in a row, according to numbers recently compiled by the college. Total enrollment throughout the college’s two campuses and service areas is also higher at 1,118 students, a 2.4-percent increase over last year.

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Study shows positive link between dual enrollment, college attendance

The concurrent enrollment program through Colorado Northwestern Community College gives high school students an opportunity not only to get a jump on their college education, but to do so without spending a dime.

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Moffat County beats Battle Mountain 24-7 for league win

Upon visiting the team that spoiled their Homecoming ceremonies last year, the Moffat County High School varsity football team thought it was only fair to even up the score. The Bulldogs won their Western Slope North League opener Friday night with a 24-7 defeat of the Battle Mountain Huskies in Edwards that improved them to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in the 2A WSNL.

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Moffat County, CNCC rodeo finish fall with gusto

The buckaroos of Northwest Colorado have earned a respite after a long month in the arena, but you can be assured they won’t be slowing down too much as the weather gets colder. The Moffat County High School and Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo teams each ended their early seasons last week, MCHS at Elizabeth and CNCC at Logan, Utah.

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Moffat County High School Homecoming promises great time

During the time of year when the leaves are changing colors, the hues of royal blue and white remain ever the same. It’s Homecoming Week at Moffat County High School starting Monday, and the Bulldogs are looking back on the years in style with a retro theme that celebrates decades past.

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Dinosaur National Monument celebrates 100 years

Dinosaur National Monument will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend with a variety of scheduled events and free entry to facilities.

Steamboat Springs Transit increases winter service to and from Craig

Steamboat Springs Transit Manager Jonathan Flint said Wednesday he has a much better feeling about the upcoming winter bus schedule this year than he did last year.

Government update for the week of Oct. 5

Government update for the week of Oct. 5.