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TMH board announces CEO finalists

The Memorial Hospital has two new CEO finalists, according to a news release.

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Woman falls to her death in Dinosaur National Monument

On Tuesday, a 73-year-old female fell to her death after falling off a 120-foot cliff at the Wade Curtis River Campsite on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument, according to a news release.

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One man injured in motorcycle accident east of Craig

One motorcyclist was transported to The Memorial Hospital on Tuesday after an accident on U.S. Highway 40 near mile marker 96.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 20, 2016: Silver Bullet golf tourney sees fine turnout

The 30th annual Silver Bullet Ladies Golf Classic shot Saturday and Sunday at Yampa Valley Golf Course with a field of 62 players both local and from out of town.

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Craig man suspect in multiple thefts

The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office concluded an investigation into multiple thefts across two counties on Tuesday.

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Congressman to discuss opioid abuse in Craig Thursday

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is in Craig Wednesday to discuss efforts to combat the “opioid abuse epidemic.

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Committee to Grow Craig to host event Thursday

The Committee to Grow Craig is hosting an event Thursday evening to inform the community about recreational marijuana and provide an opportunity to sign its petition for retail pot in Craig.

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Hannah Walker first to sign with CNCC women’s soccer

Program adds assistant coach Susan Turner, plans for August start to schedule

The start date is coming up fast for the first athletic program at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, but the goal of filling up rosters for both men’s and women’s soccer teams are getting closer too. CNCC soccer officially signed its first member for the women’s team Monday with recent Moffat County High School graduate Hannah Walker, who will serve as goaltender for the Spartans this fall. The same day saw the announcement of Susan Turner as an assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s teams.

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Colowyo lease modification OK'd while expansion awaits final approval

The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office approved a lease modification for Colowyo Mine at the end of June.

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Craig briefs: Cleanup event draws 70, pulls 1 ton from Yampa

On July 9, 70 volunteers came from far and wide to pull 2,000 pounds of trash from the Yampa River following the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Steamboat Springs and Craig, according to a news release.

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Craig's sewer lift station on schedule, over budget

The installation of a new sewage lift on east end of town is slightly over budget due to delays caused by unforeseen issues.

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Cast 'N Blast brings kids closer to nature

Shooting sports, fishing and a barbecue offered through CPW

Shooting sports, fishing and catching frogs kept children busy Saturday at the Wyman Living History Museum. Nearly 70 kids gathered for Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s annual Cast ‘N Blast where CPW officers teach participants how to fish, shoot an arrow and be one with nature.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 18, 2016: Doak Walker fall football signup deadline, skills day Wednesday

Registration is open for Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program. Teams are open to boys and girls in grades three through six, with equal participation, skill development and fun emphasized. Parks & Rec will host a mandatory skills day, weigh-in and equipment checkout this Wednesday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane, with third- and fourth-graders at 4 p.m. and fifth- and sixth-graders at 5:30 p.m. Registration is $60, with a Wednesday deadline.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of July 18, 2016

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Grant enables The Memorial Hospital to bolster rural emergency calls

TMH Foundation receives $10,000 grant from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; hospital matches funds

“The dual band (radios) are hard to find,” TMH Foundation Director Eva Peroulis said. “There were only three vendors that produced them. It’s a good investment.”