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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.

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4 candidates emerge for Moffat County High School principal job

Assistant principal, athletics director among contenders

The Moffat County School District has reached the final step in the process of hiring a new principal at Moffat County High School, with four candidates interviewing for the position this week. The school hosted a meet-and-greet event Monday night for parents and community members to interface with those vying for the job.

Republican candidates emerge from the district and state assemblies

During the weekend, nearly 20 Moffat County voters took part in the election process by heading to Denver for the Republican State Assembly. The Moffat County delegates attended the district and state assemblies to help determine which Republican candidates would make it onto the June primary.

Controversial gun laws under review by federal judge

The controversial gun laws passed in 2013 are now under consideration by a federal judge. After a two-week-long trial, people on either side of the gun debate anxiously await the result. The restrictions — which, among other things, would limit magazine capacity — are an infringement on Second Amendment rights, Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz said.

Craig briefs: Scholarships available for high school seniors

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation now has an online application for its scholarships offered to high school seniors in Routt and Moffat counties.

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National Library Week includes giveaways in Craig

April 13 to 19 is National Library Week, and the Moffat County Libraries are among the organizations making the celebration special for patrons.

Weather Watch: Midweek storm to shift to sun by weekend

Easter in Northwest Colorado isn’t a holiday that comes with any guarantees in the weather, but indicators look good for outdoor egg hunts this year.

Musician John Farrell to perform free concert, visit schools

A free concert for the whole family will be available Monday night at Craig Middle School, with singer-songwriter John Farrell bringing his style of music to the area.

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Your Health: Man up to preserve your body

TMH’s March MAN­­ness program is winding down, and men’s final chance to participate in discounted health screenings is Tuesday. Despite the name, the effort was extended an extra two weeks into the first half of April to accommodate increased a greater demand than expected as well as to hopefully encourage more men to participate.

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Spring signals Moffat County Fair is nearing for 4-H

As warm weather returns to Craig, 4-H youths start working more with their old friends and are introduced to new ones.

Craig briefs: Community Easter egg hunt is April 19

Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the hunt will start at 11 a.m. A host of activities also will be on hand, including face painting, a bouncy house, petting zoo and photo booth.

Government update for April 11

The government update for April 11.

On the record for Moffat County jail April 11

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

TMH Living Well: The powers of vitamin D

If you could take a supplement that likely would guard you against some cancers, the common cold and other viruses, would you? Many people are saying yes and taking daily supplements of vitamin D.