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Try your luck at the lanes with St. Patrick’s bowling: Craig Sports Briefs for March 17, 2017

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day event starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Among the holiday offerings are a three-game set complete with shoe rental for $10, drink specials in the bar and a meal of corned beef and cabbage. Bowlers should be sure to wear green.

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Sunshine Week column: Digitizing public records

In a bit of a surprise, Senate Bill 40 passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 4-3 vote Tuesday.

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Drivers warned not to push their luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Federal, State and Local law enforcement to conduct saturation patrols

Law enforcement will be out this St. Patrick’s Day holiday looking for drivers operating their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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Punches thrown in bar fight: On the record and jail report for March 9 to 13

10:39 a.m. At Walmart, an employee called to express concern that an elderly female may be the victim of a scam. She was attempting to send money to Nigeria. Officers were able to halt the transaction and confirmed that it was a scam, but the woman was upset despite being told she was about to lose her money to a scam.

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Moffat County baseball to honor Clayton Moon Thursday

Moffat County High School baseball is ready to hit the field for its first set of home games, but before that comes an important memorial. The Bulldogs will host a pregame ceremony for former team manager and MCHS graduate Clayton Moon at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Craig Middle School field, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Pit bull attacks Craig officer while on domestic violence call Saturday

Officer Jeff Bond with Craig Police Department was greeted with an unpleasant surprise when he knocked on the door of a Davis House apartment on School Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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$50K awarded to Moffat County United Way to support Bridges Out of Poverty program

People struggling to overcome poverty in Craig and Moffat County may have a better chance after a $50,000 grant was awarded on Tuesday to Moffat County United Way for the “Bridges Out of Poverty” program.

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Moffat County girls soccer sets goals of solid play, better season

The members of the Moffat County girls soccer program had a choice at the conclusion of last season to keep with the game they love or spend the spring elsewhere. The goal of going onward and upward has already begun taking formation for those on the roster. A 2016 tally of 0-14 year for MCHS was disheartening, yet Bulldog girls shook off the winless past schedule and have already claimed their first win.

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Craig man killed in vehicle crash near Kremmling

A 29-year-old Craig man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash outside of Kremmling.

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Craig native, Iraq war veteran found after being missing from Broomfield home for 2 days

Iraq War veteran and Craig native Cory Hixson was reunited with his family Tuesday after an ordeal that began with his disappearance from his Broomfield home Saturday night.

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Companies and employees recognized for contributions to Moffat County United Way

The 22 companies and their employees who contributed the 2017 Moffat County United Way community campaign were honored at a luncheon Tuesday at the Clarion Inn & Suites in Craig.

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Trump bump: Sales of real estate in Craig double from this time last year

Real estate professionals credit President Trump’s support of coal to creating confidence

Property sales doubled in February 2017 from the same time last year and area real estate professionals credit President Donald Trump’s support of the coal industry as the reason behind buyer confidence.

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Craig Squirts hockey finishes at state with hustle and heart

Emotions were high, as was the level of play, Saturday in Denver as the members of Craig Youth Hockey Association engaged in their biggest game of the season, and though they didn’t come out of it with a win, coaches could not have been prouder. CYHA’s 10 and younger Squirts team ended its year with a 5-3 defeat to the Colorado Springs Tigers in the final weekend of play at the Recreation League State Tournament for Colorado Amateur Hockey Association.

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Craig Sports Briefs for March 15, 2017: Saturday 5K to benefit Craig Middle School track

Craig Middle School will host the Sprint Into Spring 5K as a fundraiser for CMS track and field. The running event takes place at 8 a.m. Saturday with the starting line at Veterans Memorial Park by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265. Early registration is available at http://tinyurl.com/j77wpz3 and is $10 per runner. The cost is $15 the day of the race with registration beginning at 7 a.m.

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Beloved 19-year-old from Craig dies in car accident near Boulder Monday

A 19-year-old Moffat County High School graduate, beloved by many in Craig, died Monday afternoon in a head-on collision near Boulder.