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Attorney general, state treasurer, U.S. House of Representatives District 3 races gain traction

Here’s an overview from the Craig Daily Press about the attorney general race, the state treasurer race and the District 3 Representative to the 114th United States Congress race.

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Craig’s Catherine Compton struts her stuff as model, actress

By her own admission, it’s been “kind of a crazy path” for Catherine Compton, a 2007 Moffat County High School graduate, as she’s pursued an education and sought out a career in modeling and acting.

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Moffat County volleyball splits final games with Grand Valley, Basalt

Bulldogs seeded 5th in weekend league tourney

MCHS added to both the win and loss columns in its last matches of the regular season, losing 3-0 Saturday to Grand Valley and winning 3-0 Monday against Basalt.

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Moffat County School District Board of Education meets Thursday

The Moffat County School District Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the gymnasium at at East Elementary School, preceded by a work session at 4 p.m.

Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 22, 2014: Craig Middle School boys hoops begins season

The Craig Middle School boys basketball teams recently started their new season. The seventh- and eighth-grade squads’ schedules will run through Dec. 6, with CMS hosting the end-of-season tournament for schools in the region.

New law allows clerks to update voter rolls, opens door for voter fraud

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 74.4 percent of eligible Coloradans are registered to vote.

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Rep. Bob Rankin visits Craig, appears at commissioners' meeting

Republican Rep. Bob Rankin was in Craig early this week, speaking to constituents about his first term in the legislator and other issues that Moffat County currently faces.

Craig briefs: TMH prepares for possibility of Ebola

TMH employees are taking several steps to ready themselves for the possibility of needing to provide treatment to a patient with the Ebola virus. The hospital is actively attending and responding to all protocols broadcasted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Health Alert Network and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

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Moffat County elementary schools awarded for student achievement

Amidst a concerted effort to boost student achievement in Moffat County School District this year, three of Craig’s elementary schools received recognition for making positive strides in their students’ test scores.

Business Buzz: Craig cinema offering ticket deal for October

At midweek, grab your sweetheart and head for the movies, because the West Theatre is trying something new.

Gambling for the children: an overview of Amendment 68

One amendment on November’s ballot could change the Colorado state constitution. It promises additional funding for K-12 education. But some Coloradans are concerned about Amendment 68. To some, it seems like it should belong in the Rhode Island constitution.

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Craig hospital’s inaugural 5K goes off with flying colors

The turnout was big and colorful for The Memorial Hospital’s first-ever 5K Glow Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Moffat County Cancer Society and hospital digital mammography services. Participants were decked out in everything from the favored color of the month, pink, to all kinds of unusual costumes.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 20, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: TMH hosts first annual fun run event Saturday

The first annual Glow Run/Walk will kick off at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. in the CNCC main lobby.

Craig education briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: Moffat County High School off to a strong start in contest to win $100,000 grant

Moffat County High School is participating in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive, which promotes good driving habits, such as 2N2: two eyes on the road, two hands on the wheel. The contest launched Wednesday and MCHS quickly moved into the top 20 schools by the end of the first day.