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Making a Difference: Human Resource Council of the United Way makes the most of city, county money

The Human Resource Council of the United Way (HRC) brings non-profits together to facilitate charitable giving of city and county funds. Moffat County performs better than neighboring counties in connecting people to services as reported in the Craig Daily Press. This success was repeatedly attributed to the HRC.

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Making a Difference: Double vision? Two Lions Clubs in Craig champion eye health

Two of the community’s oldest service clubs have a single focus — ensuring that kids see clearly.

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Making a Difference: Giving law enforcement a friendlier face

“To serve and protect” is the classic motto of law enforcement, but despite the undeniable service officers perform for Moffat County citizens, some still find them intimidating.

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Making a Difference: Moffat County Booster Club raises funds, promotes school pride

When funding for certain school programs in Northwest Colorado becomes difficult, one group is there to provide a little boost. Moffat County Booster Club works to bring in money to support various athletic and extracurricular endeavors. The group, which was first formed in 2012, is a non-profit organization with a mission statement to enhance school spirit and promote Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School by providing resources wherever needed.

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Making a Difference: Many Craig groups play a part in Missoula Children’s Theatre visits

The educational experience is not limited to the classroom, and each year many groups in Northwest Colorado pitch in to help local kids get a unique and enriching encounter unlike any other. Since 2012, Missoula Children’s Theatre has visited Craig as part of its program to work with young actors in all 50 states and multiple countries.

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Making a Difference: Red shirt staff of Boys & Girls Club of Craig provide young leadership

Children can learn a great deal from adults, but when those who are just a few years older work with them, both young kids and teenagers can benefit from the experience. As with other branches of its national organization, Boys & Girls Club of Craig employs teen staff members to oversee and engage in activities with its members.

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Making a Difference: Local foster parents say 'yes' to helping kids in need

A call comes in the middle of the night that a child needs a place to sleep for the night. Or maybe the child needs a place to sleep for a year.

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Making a Difference: CNCC will need a strong foundation to grow

Two long-standing CNCC Foundation Board members think future is bright

Revenue from property taxes are down, the economy sluggish, and state and federal funding for higher education continues to come under pressure so growth for Colorado Northwestern Community College will require the help of a strong foundation — the CNCC Foundation.

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Craig briefs: Police department seeks public’s help finding woman

Devon Marie Hillesland, 32, is wanted for failure to comply for Driving Under the Influence, said Commander Bill Leonard.

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Girls skipping class: On the record for Feb. 21, 22

9:37 a.m. Officers received a call from Sunset Elementary School that two 8-year-old girls did not show up to school. The girls were found behind the Sinclair Station on East Victory Way skipping class and were taken back to school.

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Police search for Craig woman

Craig Police Department is seeking help to find a Craig woman.

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First responders attend to rollover accident on south Highway 13 in Moffat County

First responders worked to extract occupants of a minivan on south Colorado Highway 13 near the old Empire mine in Moffat County late Thursday morning.

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Hospital staff asked to meditate: On the record for Feb. 21

4:30 a.m. At the West Kum & Go, officers trespassed a man who was yelling at his mother over the phone for leaving him at the store.

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Sign warns drivers of wild horses on remote Moffat County roads

Drivers now have some warning that horses may cross Highway 318 in northwest Moffat County after citizens concerned raised the problem with the local office of the state department of transportation.

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Streaker strikes twice outside City Market: On the record for Feb. 13 to 21

8:22 p.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to repeated reports of harassment by an ex-boyfriend. The man was found hiding in his car with a firearm and had to be tazed after resisting arrest.

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