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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Disappearing boom towns

Living in a remote community brings both incredible opportunities and sometimes daunting challenges

Real estate business slow for sellers in Craig

Craig residents who want to sell their homes are working against a challenging market this year. “Our pocket here in Northwest Colorado — and as a general rule on the entire Western Slope — there’s little spots that are seeing activity, but as an overall picture (the seller’s market is) sub par,” said Chuck Cobb, Cornerstone Realty broker assistant.

Government update for July 18

The government update for July 18.

On the record for Moffat County Jail July 18

The daily cops report and jail roundup.

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Moffat County Eagle Scout featured on BBC documentary

Series to air in America this fall

Justin McAlexander is one of the subjects of a British Broadcasting Corporation documentary series “Fierce Earth,” a show aimed at teaching children how to handle emergency scenarios and extreme weather across the globe. An episode about blizzards features the Moffat County teen discussing a life-altering event that happened to him in February 2012.

Craig briefs: VNA warns of rabies, hantavirus this year

Hantavirus is a serious respiratory disease carried by deer mice, according to a press release from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

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Moffat County archer hits high marks

Colorado team finishes 2nd in national event

Travis Walsh was part of a four-person team from across Colorado that recently participated in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in late June in Grand Island, Nebraska. Competing within the compound bow category of the event, the quartet took home second place.

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Free fishing, archery event available Saturday at Wyman Museum

If you use a rod and reel or a bow and arrow, you’ll be able to put them to good use this weekend. Wyman Living History Museum will kick off the official opening of its new archery range with a family “Cast and Twang” seminar, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Craig Middle School principal named

Moffat County High School assistant principal selected for job

Moffat County School District has selected David Grabowski as the new principal for Craig Middle School.

Craig Sports Briefs for July 18, 2014: Physicals important for young Moffat County athletes

All middle school and high school students planning to participate in athletics during the 2014-15 school year for Moffat County School District must have a current physical.

On the record for Moffat County Jail July 17

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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2 women arrested for allegedly embezzling from Craig's domestic violence assistance organization

Two former associates of Advocates Crisis Support Services in Craig were arrested and charged with felony theft and conspiracy for allegedly embezzling more than $450,000 from the nonprofit between 2009 and 2013.

Craig briefs: Retail gas prices likely to drop 10 to 25 cents

The United States average retail price of gasoline has fallen below $3.60 per gallon for the first time since April 10, according to GasBuddy.

On the record for Moffat County Jail July 15

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

Moffat County Commissioner July 15 meeting recap

The Moffat County Commissioner July 15 meeting recap.