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Gunnison slams Moffat County football, 49-0

The visiting Gunnison Cowboys walked all over the Bulldogs in a 49-0 game Friday night at MCHS. After claiming its first win of the season last week, the team found itself with a 1-3 record by the end of the evening.

Craig briefs: Moffat County Drug Court to graduate 3

The 14th Judicial District Drug Court in Moffat County announced that three participants are scheduled to graduate from the program at 5 p.m. Tuesday, which brings a total of 13 participants who will have graduated from the program since it was launched in January 2008.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Moffat County soccer games postponed

The Moffat County High School boys soccer teams will not play Rifle Saturday, as was originally scheduled, due to a lack of availability with qualified officials.

Free and reduced price meal program makes sure kids get fed

School is back in session, which means not only classrooms but school lunchrooms are abuzz with activity. For some families who struggle to make ends meet, this part of their child’s day is made a little easier with Moffat County School District’s free and reduced price meal program.

Craig education briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Area college fairs to provide information on colleges

Moffat County High School will host the Colorado Council College Fair from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Students who attend can speak to college representatives and gather information on more than 40 colleges that will be attending.

Craig health briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Time to check your child’s vaccine record

Several adolescent vaccines are given in a series, which if not finished leaves your child incompletely protected.

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Mike Bingham, Moffat County High School golf sink 1st place in Gunnison

Coach: Team getting into groove on way to regionals

The MCHS varsity golf team saw a busy week in the southeast quadrant of Colorado, playing three straight tournaments from Monday to Wednesday, two in Durango and another in Gunnison, the latter of which was their best meet to date this season.

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Craig reflects on Sept. 11

Flags, personal recollections pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Like other communities across the nation, people in Craig took some time Thursday to remember 9/11, where they were and how it impacted them as Americans.

Craig businesses look for entries in Upcycle Contest

The judging for the Upcycle Contest sponsored by Craig’s Downtown Business Association will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Alice Pleasant Park.

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Craig Sheep Wagon Days packs weekend fun

The 16th annual Craig Sheep Wagon Days will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday at Wyman Living History Museum.

Craig briefs: Community college board seeks members

The Colorado Northwestern Community College Board of Control is seeking Moffat County residents to fill two vacancies. Interested individuals should be forward thinking and motivated to invest the time necessary to ensure the future success of CNCC.

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Craig takes on display at Art’n the Park’n Lot

It’s not too late to experience one last gasp of summer this weekend, all while taking in the sights and sounds of the cultural elite. The sixth annual Art’n the Park’n Lot will take place this Saturday in the vacant lot near J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill.

TMH event in Craig to educate about concussion treatment, prevention

On Friday morning, TMH will hold a presentation on concussions hosted by Karen McAvoy, a doctor of psychology and director of the Center for Concussion with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 10, 2014: Fundraiser for Craig gymnasts on Thursday

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant, 1111 W. Victory Way, will host a fundraiser night from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday for Rising Star Youth Training Center. The gymnastics program will receive 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds.

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Yahoo golf tourney tees off Saturday in Craig

Ball drop fundraiser offers valuable prizes

The Yahoo Golf Tournament & Ball Drop will take place this Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The event will benefit Boys & Girls Club of Craig and Craig Kiwanis Club and will consist of two-person teams in men’s women’s and mixed divisions, with the $120 team registration covering greens fees, carts, food and prizes. The shotgun start is at 9 a.m.