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Weekend warriors: Craig wrestling teams rack up results at home, away

Bad Dogs Classic has huge turnout Saturday; middle school team qualifies 14 for state

All along the Western Slope, Craig and Moffat County athletes were busy doing amazing things Saturday, not only experiencing victory but also giving back to a former wrestling great.

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Moffat County track and field building speed, strength, character

The season began slowly for Moffat County High School track and field, but once athletes return from Spring Break, they’ll be kicking into high gear. As MCHS track moves into full competition, Bulldog runners, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers are prepped to amp up the speed and build up their distances to make a well-rounded year, which follows one of the best ever for the program.

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Social Services embraces family-friendly model for Moffat County

Social Services is making a break from stigmas of the past with a switch to a more family-friendly approach for Moffat County families.

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Craig woman helps people around the globe to see

For a quarter-century, one Craig woman has played a vital role in helping people across the world to see.

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Craig briefs: Preserving the Last Frontier meets today at Sunset Meadows; Neton speaks

Preserving The Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. today on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St.

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Lost and found kids: On the record for March 23

5:27 p.m. Officers responded to report of a runaway juvenile male, who turned up at McDonald’s in a rain storm. He requested to call the police. The crisis team did an intervention between him and his mom at the Public Safety Center and he returned home.

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Craig, Baggs exercisers build better bodies together in fitness contest

Legion Fitness to host Highway 40 Throwdown this September

The intensity of a high-impact workout can be daunting for a single person, yet when it’s approached as a group effort the combined energy serves as a motivator to push past one’s comfort zone for the best body possible. Legion Fitness’s Wyoming/Colorado 2017 Fitness Competition saw 20 teams of Craig and Baggs, Wyoming workout warriors hit the gym hard for focused, often blister-inducing exercise and competition.

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Health Briefs: Free screenings available Tuesday for Diabetes Alert Day

Health care news and events.

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Standing up for history has Craig Middle School Students making history

Some of history’s most courageous people featured in projects developed by 47 Craig Middle School students who dominated in a regional history competition held March 4 at in Grand Junction.

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Hunter Education Class Saturday and Sunday: Education Briefs

Education news and events.

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Maybell approved for new fire truck

The Maybell Volunteer Fire Department has a new fire and rescue truck in their future after receiving approval from Moffat County Commissioners Tuesday. The purchase price is $89,600.

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How would changes to Medicaid impact Memorial Regional Health in Craig?

It’s too soon to fully understand the impact of proposed health care reforms on rural hospitals, however federal and state changes proposed to Medicaid reimbursement could be devastating to Memorial Regional Health.

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Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper event slated for April 5

The Craig Daily Press will host Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, at The Memorial Hospital.

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For a reel good time in Northwest Colorado, hook a 2017 Colorado fishing license, on sale now

Warm spring weather has seen area creeks, ponds, lakes and rivers thaw just in time for the beginning of this year’s fishing season.

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Flower Mine Gift Shop in Craig for sale

The Flower Mine Gift Shop is for sale and owners and employees are looking forward to having the freedom to spend time with family and travel.