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Craig's new mayor and newly elected council members take office

City Hall was packed Tuesday night as Craig welcomed a new mayor and council members who will now assist in governing the city.

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Moffat County soccer snaps losing streak with 1-0 shutout of Aspen

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team overcame quite a bit stacked against it Tuesday to finish with its first shutout of the season, winning, 1-0, against Aspen.

On the record for Craig Police Department April 14

Craig Police Department on the record.

Craig Briefs: Community blood drive slated for May 5

Bonfils will host a community blood drive from noon to 6:30 p.m. May 5. Those wanting to donate blood can do so inside the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion at 640 E. Victory Way.

Business Buzz: Locals Love You More launches again

Business news across Craig, Moffat County and Colorado.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of April 13, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig to host regional museum group’s annual meeting this week

Craig will host the 2015 annual meeting for Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Wednesday through Sunday, a convention for museum professionals across Colorado and Wyoming to learn more about gathering local and regional history, creating exhibits and utilizing communities to enhance the remembrance of the past.

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TMH sees healthy attendance for screenings

Hospital displays new technology during health fair

People taking their health seriously is always encouraging for a medical establishment, which means Saturday was a real shot in the arm for The Memorial Hospital. The third annual Community Health Fair provided Craig and Moffat County residents an outlet to learn more about the well-being of their own bodies with a variety of health screenings available at a low cost.

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Moffat County baseball vs. Rifle cut short Saturday

Bulldog defense struggles in 30-6 game

MCHS lost, 30-6, in a home game with Rifle that got out of hand quickly.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 13, 2015: Moffat County swimmers qualify for 4A state meet

The Moffat County High School boys swim team placed fifth in the District 51 Invitational Saturday at the El Pomar Natatorium at Colorado Mesa University. Though the group of aquatic athletes was unable to take as many points as larger schools Montrose, Glenwood Springs, Durango and the D51 consortium, the 200-yard freestyle relay team of Jesse Kurz, Chris Kling, Jacob Briggs and Steamboat Springs’ Brenden Carta sped to their best time of the season, one minute, 42.47 seconds, a third place finish that will send them to the 4A State Championships May 15 and 16 in Thornton.

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Moffat County track takes 5 wins at Coal Ridge Invite

Girls 4th, boys 6th overall

The Moffat County High School track and field teams saw some great results Friday afternoon during the Coal Ridge Invitational in New Castle. MCHS girls placed fourth overall and boys were sixth in a day that saw more wins than any other so far this season.

Craig Briefs: Byers Canyon Shooting Range opens Wednesday

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will reopen the Byers Canyon Shooting Range in Hot Sulphur Springs on Wednesday.

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Craig museum holding Japanese good luck flag

Flag donated by local WWII soldier in dispute

For Dan Davidson, Museum of Northwest Colorado director, deciding what to do with the good luck flag in his museum is not easy.

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Moffat County High School FACS program benefits from donations

Teacher: Contributions an ‘investment’ in youth

The disciplines that encompass Family and Consumer Science — otherwise known as home economics — are ones that involve a lot of care and attention to detail. When students of this subject receive such qualities for their education, they’ll be able to put that back into their projects. The Moffat County High School FACS program has been hard at work all year, but thanks to a number of generous folks, that effort is put to use on better equipment and materials.

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Amateur hockey team Moffat County Vigilantes coming together

Team organizer plans to have games starting October

This fall, there may be a lot more than usual going down at the Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park. The venue is set to become the home rink for the Moffat County Vigilantes, a burgeoning amateur team put together by Chandler Holguin.