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Government update for April 18

The government update for April 18.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: In the Rainbow Room

The local Craig restaurants are often favorite places for clubs and other groups to gather to celebrate or just enjoy a meal after some activity. The photo shown here was taken in the old Rainbow Room of the Cosgriff Hotel which was located at 110 East Victory Way.

Mary Karen Solomon: Let us help you with the overwhelming cost of education

Colorado Northwestern Community College has just completed our first open meeting with parents of Moffat County High School students on April 17. Our goal was to explain what services CNCC can offer for their children — and themselves!

On the record for Moffat County jail April 18

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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Job fair provides information, opportunities for Craig teens

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair took place Thursday afternoon at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus. Hosted by the Colorado Workforce Center, Craig Daily Press, CNCC, Moffat County High School Student Council and Craig Chamber of Commerce, the event gave young people in the area an opportunity to look into the working world with about 20 groups and companies providing information.

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New Creation Church to offer eggs-cellent event

Craig Easter egg hunt features many activities

For the third year in a row, New Creation Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt for families in the community at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Craig briefs: Police to train retailers to prevent shoplifting

Craig Police Department will host a shoplifting and loss prevention class May 8 in response to a high rate of theft from retail stores in the area recently. The class is free, but those interested need to register with Dixie Beck at 970-826-2371.

Karen Gibson: Easter joys

I see it silently in stores all around town. They cry out for me, take me home, take me home let me go home with you. It is the pastel-colored flowers, reminding me of spring.

On the record for Moffat County Jail, April 17

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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Craig's Randy Morton set to run in historic Boston Marathon

After last year's bombings at the finish line, the avid runner decided making it to Boston was a must in 2014.

Craig briefs: Workforce Center hosts career fair Thursday

The Discovery Expo Youth Career and Job Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

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Moffat County commissioners April 15 meeting recap

The recap for the April 15 Moffat County commissioners meeting.

City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig

Craig City Council decided to invest money in a project that could help downtown business owners brighten up their storefronts. The project is be a partnership between the city of Craig and the University of Colorado, Denver to develop design concepts for downtown Craig, particularly on Yampa Avenue. City Council voted, 6-0 (Craig City Council member Joe Bird was not in attendance), to use $1,900 of the contingency funds to pay for the concepts.

On the record for Moffat County Jail, April 15

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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College astronomers among viewers of lunar eclipse

'Blood moon' to appear 3 more times in 2014, 2015

Late Monday night and during the earliest hours of Tuesday, many people around the world cast their gaze skyward to see the spectacle of the full lunar eclipse, known as the "blood moon" because of a reddish appearance of the celestial body while in the shadow of Earth. The first of four occurrences scheduled to happen between now and fall 2015 was a talking point for the astronomy students of Colorado Northwestern Community College as they spent the night observing through telescopes on the Craig campus, a practice which has become more and familiar to them in recent weeks.