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Craig briefs: TMH prepares for possibility of Ebola

TMH employees are taking several steps to ready themselves for the possibility of needing to provide treatment to a patient with the Ebola virus. The hospital is actively attending and responding to all protocols broadcasted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Health Alert Network and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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Moffat County elementary schools awarded for student achievement

Amidst a concerted effort to boost student achievement in Moffat County School District this year, three of Craig’s elementary schools received recognition for making positive strides in their students’ test scores.

Business Buzz: Craig cinema offering ticket deal for October

At midweek, grab your sweetheart and head for the movies, because the West Theatre is trying something new.

Gambling for the children: an overview of Amendment 68

One amendment on November’s ballot could change the Colorado state constitution. It promises additional funding for K-12 education. But some Coloradans are concerned about Amendment 68. To some, it seems like it should belong in the Rhode Island constitution.

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Craig hospital’s inaugural 5K goes off with flying colors

The turnout was big and colorful for The Memorial Hospital’s first-ever 5K Glow Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Moffat County Cancer Society and hospital digital mammography services. Participants were decked out in everything from the favored color of the month, pink, to all kinds of unusual costumes.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 20, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: TMH hosts first annual fun run event Saturday

The first annual Glow Run/Walk will kick off at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. in the CNCC main lobby.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: Moffat County High School off to a strong start in contest to win $100,000 grant

Moffat County High School is participating in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive, which promotes good driving habits, such as 2N2: two eyes on the road, two hands on the wheel. The contest launched Wednesday and MCHS quickly moved into the top 20 schools by the end of the first day.

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Hometown Hero: 10 years later, wounded warrior still has fellow Americans' backs

When Cory Hixson was injured during combat in Iraq 10 years ago, he lost more than just his eye. He lost the career of his dreams.

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34-14 defeat by Aspen alters Moffat County football playoff projections

Moffat County High School varsity football is still in the running to reach the postseason, but the race is much closer than it was a week ago, after a 34-14 loss Friday in Aspen.

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Moffat County boys, girls runners on path to state meet

Girls cross country team wins 3rd consecutive regional championship

The boys and girls teams will attend the 3A state championships Oct. 25 in Colorado Springs after their strong showing at the 3A Region 1 competition Friday in Delta.

Government update for the week of Oct. 20

Moffat County Commissioner weekly agenda.

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Moffat County Republican Party chairwoman accepted into leadership program

As if Brandi Meek doesn’t already wear enough hats, she decided to put on another one.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Catalog sales savvy

Internet and catalog sales are an enormous part of today’s world of commerce bringing products and services from around the globe to doorsteps sometimes thousands of miles away. The idea of marketing outside a specific geographic area was nothing new to an enterprising Craig businessman 100 years ago.

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Moffat County volleyball can't finish upset bid of Steamboat on Senior Night

Moffat County High School volleyball took an early lead but ultimately fell, 3-1, against their Steamboat Springs rivals.

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