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Tri-State celebrates 1 million hours without a lost-workday injury at Craig Station

Craig Station celebrated more than 1 million hours without a lost-workday injury at a barbecue and presentation Tuesday. The plant was recognized for the achievement with a plaque, presented by Barry Ingold, senior vice president of Tri-State Generation and Transmission. The employees also took time off to celebrate with a barbecue lunch.

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Craig Middle School principal to be named this week

Two candidates vying for position

Moffat County School District will be interviewing two candidates Wednesday for the position of Craig Middle School principal.

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Cyclists biking for a cause pass through Craig

A team of 33 cyclists zipped through Craig on Monday on their trek across the country to raise money and help build affordable housing. They are part of the organization called Bike and Build, which supports affordable housing projects like Habitat for Humanity.

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The Memorial Hospital board moves forward with new CEO candidate

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees took action at its regular monthly meeting Thursday.

Craig briefs: Bridge north of Maybell to close for 6 weeks

The Moffat County Road Department will be temporarily closing the bridge north of Maybell on Moffat County Road 19 at noon on Monday.

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Ladies Silver Bullet a smash hit weekend golf event

The annual tournament hosted by Yampa Valley Ladies Golf Association saw 65 women hailing from around town, Colorado or from even farther away converge on Yampa Valley Golf Course for 36 holes, two days and a lot of fun.

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Craig VFW post brings 200 veterans to town

The Colorado Veterans of Foreign Wars members chose Craig to host their statewide conference this weekend, and Craig Rotary welcomed them to town by placing American flags halfway down Victory Way.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of July 14, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Station to celebrate over a million hours without loss-of-workday injuries

Tri-State Generation and Transmission’s Craig Station is celebrating more than one million hours without a lost-workday injury at a company event on Tuesday.

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Dirty Dawg brings wet-muddy fun to Craig's Loudy-Simpson Park

The Dirty Dawg Dash and Dig brought messy and muddy fun to Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday morning where 45 participants ran through a 5k obstacle of water and muck.

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Your Health: Water safety needed during summer

Safety in the water is a priority for all ages, though there are different considerations for children and adults as well as the different kinds of circumstances.

Smokey Bear to fly at Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat Springs

The Yampa Valley will be treated to an impressive visual reminder of human-caused wildfire prevention this weekend when the Smokey Bear Balloon takes part in the 33rd Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, according to a press release.

Government update for July 11

The government update for July 11.

TMH announces finalist for CEO position

According to The Memorial Hospital the TMH Board of Trustees announced at the July 10, 2014 board meeting that they are considering John Rossfeld for the permanent CEO position. Rossfeld is currently TMH’s interim CEO.

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One person involved in rollover accident in Craig

One person was involved in a rollover accident on the 2100 block of Yampa Avenue Friday afternoon.