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Craig Sports Briefs for May 23, 2015: Moffat County High School sports offers physicals

The Moffat County High School athletics department will be getting ahead of the game by offering early physical examinations this year for incoming and returning athletes from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital Clinic, 785 Russell St. Both MCHS students and those planning to play sports through Craig Middle School can pick up registration at the MCHS first floor athletic office at 900 Finley Lane.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: A Western kind of guy

“Familiar Faces” was a cartoon column produced by nationally noted cartoonist Chester Klock for the Craig Empire-Courier newspaper in 1956. The first cartoon article of this brief series highlighted local saddler Conway Irick who operated his saddle shop at 577 Yampa Ave. for over 40 years.

Craig education briefs for May 23, 2015: Moffat County High School graduation to take place Saturday

Moffat County High School graduation will take place at 10 a.m. May 23 at the MCHS gymnasium. Doors open at 8 a.m. Graduating seniors are required to be at the high school by 9 a.m. Overflow parking is available in the Kmart parking lot and busses will shuttle people to the high school.

Craig health briefs for May 23, 2015: Sports physicals for 2015-16 school year offered Wednesday

Moffat County High School will offer sports physicals for both high school and Craig Middle School students from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital Clinic at 785 Russell St. in Craig.

Gov. Hickenlooper address Secretary of the Interior

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has joined Sen. Cory Gardner, Sen. Michael Bennet, and Rep. Scott Tipton in addressing the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell regarding the situation at Colowyo Mine.

TMH Living Well: Preparing your body for bike season

If you rode in the “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” ride last Saturday, congratulations! You are likely back in biking shape. If not, don’t worry. Dust off your bike and make a plan to work in some rides, short or long, in honor of May as National Bike Month. Keep it up all summer and you’ll feel right at home watching the USA Pro Challenge events in Steamboat Springs come August!

Wellness Tip: Eat your greens

Eat your greens! Including fresh raw greens in your diet is vital for health and wellness. There is no shortage on green foods to eat, but kale, spinach and parsley are powerhouse greens that contain anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

Fitness Tip: Warm up

It is very important to incorporate warming up your body for an exercise session. A good warm-up should include 5 to 10 minutes of gentle exercise with low intensity movements that simulate the actual activity you are going to perform.

Craig Briefs: Grand Olde West Days kicks off this weekend

Grand Olde West Days will take place Memorial Day weekend, bringing the community together for food, live entertainment and more along the 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue.

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Dude Dent award ceremony a meaningful night for Moffat County sports

Alex Samuelson, Matt Hamilton honored as top senior athletes

The Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award Selection Dinner honored many of Moffat County High School’s sports superstars Thursday night, capping off a year that has seen a great deal of athletic achievement.

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Colorado congressmen address Secretary of the Interior on behalf of Moffat County

Colorado congressmen wrote letters to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to encourage a response to a federal judge's ruling regarding Colowyo Mine.

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Moffat County comes together for common goal

Members from a multitude of Moffat County and Craig organizations came together on Wednesday night to discuss economic development and begin planning for the future.

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Community giving: Craig Elks Lodge donates flag to Sandrock Elementary

Principal of Sandrock Elementary Kamisha Siminoe receives a flag donated by the Craig Elks Lodge, presented by Frank Sadvar, exalted ruler of the Craig Elks Lodge.

Craig briefs: Grand Olde West Days kicks off this weekend

Grand Olde West Days will take place Memorial Day weekend, bringing the community together for food, live entertainment and more along the 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue.

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Moffat County High School seniors to serve the United States

After graduation, four Moffat County High School seniors will be shipping off to begin their training and service as members of the United States Armed Forces.