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Craig briefs: Moffat County alum drove school bus that caught on fire

A Caliche football team school bus caught fire Saturday on its way to a game in Greeley, and the bus driver was Teresa Kettle, a 1986 graduate of Moffat County High School. No one was injured in the fire, and the football players and their equipment made it to the game unscathed and on time, but the bus was a complete loss.

Moffat County’s Mike Bingham sinks 46th place at state golf tourney

Golfer’s two-day total 168

Moffat County High School golfer Mike Bingham tied for 46th out of 84 during the 3A State Championships Monday and Tuesday at Northeastern 18 Golf Course in Sterling.

Advocates embezzlement case arraignment set for Oct. 6

At the Sept. 29 court date, Gardner proceeds with preliminary hearing while Virden waives her right to one

Moffat County commissioner Sept. 30 meeting recap

Following the pursuit and capture of a candy-loving rat in the Moffat County Courthouse, commissioners assumed business as usual.

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Hunting season still going strong in Northwest Colorado

What's left of Colorado's 2014 hunting season?

Craig briefs: Event discusses poverty, health among children

On the first Wednesday of each month, the Craig Daily Press hosts Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. at The Memorial Hospital Mountain Café. On Wednesday, Daily Press Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss the number of Moffat County children who are in poverty and also the latest health statistics concerning our area as it pertains to kids.

Government update for the week of Sept. 29

Moffat County Commission meeting agenda

Business Buzz: Loaf ‘N Jug in Craig gets facelift

The Loaf ‘N Jug on the west side of Craig is going through a complete remodel that’s expected to be complete by the end of this week.

Weather Watch: Cool and wet temperatures expected this week

High country to get snow

Wet weather will continue through most of the week in the region, with snowfall levels dropping as low as 10,000 feet Monday afternoon, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 29, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County soccer topped, 2-1, by Colorado Rocky Mountain School

The Bulldogs finished out their Homecoming week with a 2-1 loss to the Oysters of Colorado Rocky Mountain School of Carbondale, putting MCHS at 1-6-1 overall.

Craig health briefs for Sept. 27, 2014: Event to provide safe disposal of prescription drugs

The Craig Police Department and Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide volunteers will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with an event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Centennial Mall parking lot in Craig. The event will provide an opportunity for individuals with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of them.

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Moffat County football falls to Battle Mountain in Homecoming game, 41-27

The MCHS Bulldogs varsity football team lost, 41-27, in its game against Battle Mountain despite many strengths and a roaring crowd that was standing room only.

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Moffat County Homecoming a hit

The Craig community turned out in droves to show their support for Moffat County High School during Friday’s Homecoming activities.

Celebration, collaboration, curriculum discussed at school board meeting

With the excitement of homecoming pervading the halls and grounds of Moffat County High School, the Moffat County Board of Education meeting Thursday at MCHS library began with a celebratory air.