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Bridges Out of Poverty receives $50K grant

Moffat County United Way announced Tuesday that it has received a $50,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its Bridges Out of Poverty Program.

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Good fats add healthful boost to Thanksgiving meal

There’s no reason to avoid fat this Thanksgiving, but knowing which fats to cook with and which to leave out can make a world of difference for the healthfulness of your feast.

Deals are many for Small Business Saturday in Craig

Shopping promotion aims to boost local economies

Residents of Craig are encouraged to join in the movement of Small Business Saturday, an effort to promote locally owned businesses amid the biggest sales weekend of all.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Nov. 25

Moffat County Jail report for Nov. 25

Moffat County Commissioner Nov. 25 recap

Moffat County Commissioners meeting recap for Nov. 25

Moffat County marijuana policies clarified

After the marijuana referendum didn’t pass on Moffat County’s Nov. 4 ballot, many area residents were left wondering if it is legal to grow any marijuana in Moffat County.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to discuss shopping local

The Craig Daily Press will host its next Coffee and a Newspaper from 7 to 7:50 a.m. Dec. 3 at The Memorial Hospital. The topic will be about shopping local for all your holiday needs.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Nov. 24, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Business Buzz: Newspaper welcomes new ad consultant

Business news from around Craig, Moffat County and Colorado.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 24, 2014: No youth basketball on Thanksgiving

Craig Parks & Recreation’s youth basketball games for third- through fifth-graders will take place Monday and Tuesday this week at the normal times at Sunset and Sandrock Elementary Schools, but Wednesday and Thursday games will not take place due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership funding up in the air

The last Craig City Council meeting adjourned without a decision on funding for economic development. City manager Jim Ferree said the decision will be made at the upcoming city council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Weather Watch: Warm conditions may ease holiday travel for Craig residents

Traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday this year could be either a burden or a blessing depending on which day you hit the road. Where you’re going might have something to do with it, too, and sometimes home is the place to be.

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Crews respond to early morning fire on Moffat County Road 103

Authorities from Craig Fire/Rescue and the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure fire in Moffat County early Saturday morning.

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Weekend crafts events take over Craig

When there’s a nip in the air but not very much snow remaining on the ground during the day in Northwest Colorado, it can only mean it’s time for craft season. Saturday activities were plentiful around Craig for those wanting to get some unique items for the holidays.

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Craig fifth-grader undeterred by rare condition, chemo treatments

Nicholas Crookston doesn’t look like he’s sick. The enthusiastic 11-year-old plays baseball and loves science experiments, history and camping.