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On the record for Oct. 27

On the record for Oct. 27.

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Moffat County Rocks gains 100 new rocks from Shared School art class

A lot more people in Moffat County are looking down these days in the hopes of spotting one of the many painted rocks placed throughout the county to help spread positive messages about the community. The project called Moffat County Rocks was started in August by Kathy Basset after she learning about other communities around the world painting and sharing rocks.

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Craig City Council deals with $1 million dip in budget

Craig City Council is shrinking the 2017 budget about $1 million under last year’s figures to account for a growing discrepancy between revenues and expenditures.

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Moffat County football to wrap regular season vs. Aspen

Bulldogs to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, seniors in final game

The season won’t last as long as it did the past two years for Moffat County High School football, so this Friday will be an all-out Bulldog blowout. MCHS wraps up the year hosting Aspen, kickoff at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bulldog Proving Grounds, a trio of goals in place for the evening: honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, celebrate seniors and go out with a bang.

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Committee collecting money to save Moffat County's Luttrell Barn

Working on a tight timeline to come up with $100,000, the Save the Barn Committee addressed Craig City Council Tuesday night to ask for support in preserving the Luttrell Barn.

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Craig briefs: State gasoline prices dip slightly in week

Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fell 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16 per gallon at the start of the week, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,158 gas outlets in Colorado.

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Moffat County volleyball battles Warriors in last home game

Lady Bulldogs look to improve last season’s record with win in Aspen

Finishing with a home win didn’t happen for Moffat County High School volleyball Tuesday night, but there’s still a shot to bump up the W column from last season. The Lady Bulldogs are 5-17 on the year following a 3-0 non-conference loss to Grand Junction’s Central High School, as the Warriors won, 25-15, 25-12 and 25-11.

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New exhibits at Craig's Museum of Northwest Colorado

The rich history of the American West is always on display at the Museum of Northwest Colorado and right now several new exhibits are adding to the tale.

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LMD takes meeting to Dinosaur

The operating board for the Moffat County Local Marketing District travelled to Dinosaur for its most recent meeting to talk with locals about what they want to see in ongoing economic development efforts.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 26, 2016: Craig Middle School runners compete at state

Craig Middle School was represented Saturday at the Colorado Middle School Cross Country State Championships at Denver’s Fehringer Ranch Park by four Bulldog runners.

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Teal pumpkins keep kids with food allergies safe

Children with food allergies use teal pumpkins as a signal that treats are safe

No one likes to be left out, but that’s often what happens to kids with food allergies during Halloween trick-or-treating. “One in 13 children in the U.S. has a food allergy, a potentially life-threatening disease that presents many challenges for millions of families across the country,” said Food Allergy Research & Education a group that supports allergy research as well as safety and access to health care for those with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project is one way to raise awareness and help children to know that treats are safe.

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Craig's elderly at risk due to difficulties with Moffat County Social Services

Supporters, staff and residents of Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehabilitation filled the county chambers on Tuesday morning to address the commissioners about financial concerns.

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20 miles of yarn spun by Craig group during Spinzilla

The Whorling Women local yarn-spinning group twisted fiber into 20 miles of yarn during the week of Oct. 3 to 9 in their first year competing in the week long, worldwide Spinzilla competition. They helped Colorado place first in the United States said Lorrae Moon of Yampa Valley Fiberworks that sponsors the local spinning group.

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Truck towing camper collides with car Sunday in Craig

Craig fire responded to a motor vehicle accident just before 6:30 Sunday evening involving a truck pulling a camper and a car.

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Pumpkin themed activities in Craig harvest feelings of fall

Bright orange pumpkins dotted the hay fields at the Wyman Living History Museum Sunday morning, which outlined the landscape with colorful cartoon scenes from the 1966 children’s favorite — “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”