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Crime Victims Services offers support in times of need in Craig

No one ever wants to find themselves in the middle of a crime scene or a traumatic accident, but when the worst happens, Moffat County residents have someone in their corner.

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Sen. Cory Gardner proposes six year delay to fed's greater sage grouse oversight

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., made a huge move Wednesday, proposing a bill that aims at keeping the federal government out the greater sage grouse decisions for the next six years.

Craig briefs: VA encourages veterans to attend ‘Town Hall’

Veterans and their families and survivors in Craig are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs town hall discussion from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Moffat County baseball sweeps Basalt in Tuesday doubleheader

A score of seven runs twice proved fortuitous during the Moffat County High School varsity baseball games Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs’ opponents, scoring the lucky number did not work in their favor. MCHS took a pair of wins against Basalt, 12-7 and 8-7, in a set of games rescheduled from Saturday.

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Craig circles together, raises money at Empty Bowl Fundraiser

The Empty Bowl Fundraiser held Friday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church raised about $4,600 for St. Michael’s Community Kitchen, in addition to bringing in donations of a processed steer and processed pork.

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Moffat County soccer vanquishes Vail Christian, looks to Senior Night Friday

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team crushed the competition Tuesday during its game with Vail Christian, winning, 7-0.

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Swing into spring with Craig Putt-Putt Classic on Saturday

The annual Craig Putt-Putt Classic takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday beginning at Mathers Bar, 420 Yampa Ave. Teams can knock around some golf balls indoors with holes at Mathers, The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way, and J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way.

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Colorado seeks to close water gap

From the Wasatch Front in Utah, to the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona to the irrigated hay meadows of Northwest Colorado, peoples’ lives are linked by the scarcity of water.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 22, 2015: Moffat County rodeo competitors remain highly ranked in state

The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School rodeo teams rode hard in Pueblo Saturday and Sunday. CMS eighth-grader Kinlie Brennise stands at the top of the all-around list of junior high competitors after a weekend that included wins in the first day of ribbon roping and the second day of breakaway roping, placing second in the first day of breakaway and fifth in the second day of ribbon.

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CNCC concurrent enrollment program for high school students could face changes

Colorado Northwestern Community College Moffat County Board of Control discussed the budget and possible changes to its concurrent enrollment program for Moffat County High School students at its monthly meeting Monday night.

Egg-cellent tricks for around the household

It’s no secret that eggs are a nutritious and delicious option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With so many different ways to cook them, eggs are known as one of the most versatile, high quality ingredients in the kitchen.

Weather Watch: Spring rains, warming temperatures ahead this week

Spring rains will replace spring snow as seasonal weather systems pass through Northwest Colorado this week.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of April 20, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Youth wrestling grabs huge attention Saturday in Craig

While the temperature was frigid outside Saturday, the inside of the Moffat County High School was like a furnace with the enthusiasm of countless families and friends of young grapplers attending the Levi Weber Memorial Peewee Tournament, hosted by the Moffat County Youth Wrestling program. The considerable turnout included 415 kids from 18 teams, the biggest yet for the event, and athletes from Craig and Moffat County were in the thick of it, walking away with 27 total gold medals, 27 silver and 23 bronze.

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Museum professionals travel to Craig for CWAM annual meeting

Members of the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums filled the ballroom at the Clarion Hotel on Thursday morning, ready to dig into a weekend full of education, networking and fun.