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Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to talk retail vacancies

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital. This month, Publisher Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss retail vacancies in Craig. Free coffee and pastries will be provided. For more information, call 970-875-1788.

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Budget concerns weigh heavily on future of Maybell School at school board meeting

At its monthly work session and meeting Thursday, the Moffat County School District Board of Education discussed the future of Maybell School, ideas for increased cooperation between MCSD and other educational organizations in Craig, and heard updates on statewide assessments.

Moffat County to gain assistance from national organization on economic development

Moffat County is one of seven counties in the United States that was chosen to participate in an Innovation Challenge Workshop to help diversify coal-reliant counties.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 27, 2015: Hunting application deadline approaching, class offered to assist in process

The deadline to apply for limited licenses from Colorado Parks & Wildlife for this year’s hunting seasons is April 7, and CPW will host “License Application 101” for those who need assistance with the endeavor. The class will take place at 6 p.m. April 1 at the Steamboat Springs CPW and Forest Service office, 925 Weiss Dr., in Steamboat.

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Craig’s Jaguar Terrill ties up $15k at Arizona roping competition

Jaguar Terrill recently snagged something big. The Craig native and Moffat County High School graduate won more than $15,000 at the Mike Cervi Jr. Memorial Pro Classic in February in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Craig briefs: Preserving the Last Frontier meets Saturday

The Preserving The Last Frontier will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program will be given by Paul Bonnefield on the history of the Sand Wash wild horses. Open to the public. For more information call 970-824-6761.

Moffat County Commissioners honor Corrie Ponikvar

The Moffat County Commissioners convened for their regular Tuesday morning meeting, but it was no ordinary gathering — they had a scheme up their sleeves.

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Moffat County soccer takes it to Middle Park in 5-4 OT defeat

Their faces may have been close to the blue and purple on their uniforms and those of their latest opponents, but the Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team wouldn’t let a little breeze keep them down. It was a hard-fought loss for MCHS, as they fell in overtime, 5-4, against Middle Park, during a windswept Tuesday afternoon game.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 23, 2015: Moffat County High School baseball downed by Gunnison

The Moffat County High School varsity baseball team lost both games of a Saturday doubleheader against Gunnison in Montrose.

New YVEA program hopes to conserve energy, save members money

In conjunction with a few prominent community partners, the Yampa Valley Electric Association is set to launch a new program designed to save members and customers money.

Government update for the week of March 23

Agenda for Moffat County Commissioners' Tuesday meeting.

Business Buzz: Brother’s takes multiple honors at processing convention

One Craig business is slicing with the best of them. Brother’s Custom Processing took home seven awards at Hands Across the Rockies, the Wyoming-Colorado Meat Processors Associations’ annual convention recently at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 23, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 23, 2015: Moffat County runners hitting stride

The Moffat County High School girls and boys varsity track teams placed seventh and 12, respectively, Saturday at the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction, with the Bulldogs among the top finishers in many events. In her first meet of the season, Kayla Pinnt won the 100-meter dash at a time of 12.27 seconds. She also joined Emma Samuelson, Lauren Samuelson and Ary Shaffer to take the win in the 4x200 relay at one minute, 47.49 seconds.

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10-year-old snocross racer Tallyn Wagner headed for big things

For the Wagner family, the beginning of spring means less and less and eventually none of their favorite activity until the next winter, but they’ll have some vivid memories. The Wagners recently completed a season of snowmobile racing, with youngest member Tallyn doing especially well. The kid who just turned 10 revved his engine with some of the best young talent around, most of them much older than he is.