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Craig briefs: GOTR has begun fall program registration

Girls on the Run of Western Colorado has begun registration for its fall 2014 program season, which will run from September to November.

Government update for the week of Sept. 22

Agendas for Moffat County Commissioners and Craig City Council.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 22, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County cross-country runners finish strong at home meet

The Moffat County Cross-Country Invitational went off without a hitch Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. A small but respectable showing of five teams made for some fierce competition in the high school races.

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Foundation dinner brings community together to support higher education in Craig

Access. That is the key word Colorado Northwestern Community College President Russell George used to describe CNCC’s mission Saturday night at their annual fundraiser dinner on the Craig campus.

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Moffat County Homecoming offers fun for all

Moffat County High School’s annual Homecoming festivities take place this week, and the schedule promises plenty to make the tradition a memorable one this year.

Craig briefs: Senior Social Center to host meeting Monday

The Senior Social Center will have its first members’ meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the CNCC Bell Tower Room 201. Everyone is welcome. Senior citizens are encouraged to attend to learn more about the center and to join as a member for $12 a year.

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Maybell Store under new management

New Maybell Store owners re-arrange and offer Maybell locals discount

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Your Health: Snacking smartly in Northwest Colorado

Area schools offer new snack options

The battle for healthier dietary habits in students is ongoing at schools across America, including those in Northwest Colorado.

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Moffat County shooters have high caliber showings at state

Senior shooters bound for national event

Northwest Colorado was well represented in the 2014 4-H State Shooting Sports Contest in Colorado in August and September, testing their abilities with rifles, shotguns and archery equipment.

Craig Sports Briefs for Sept. 20, 2014: Weekend running event to benefit Friends of Moffat County Education

The third annual Leaf Cruncher 5K and Family Fun Run will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration at the event will begin at 7:15 a.m., or people can sign up beforehand at East Side Liquor, 539 E. Victory Way. The cost is $20 for adults, with no fee for kids under 18.

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Moffat County volleyball falters in comeback against Coal Ridge

The first set went as planned for Coal Ridge High School’s volleyball team against Moffat County High School on Thursday night. The Bulldogs made sure the rest of the match didn’t turn out that way.

Craig education briefs for Sept. 20, 2014: CNCC receives visit from the Colorado Community College System board

Seven members from the Colorado Community College System board visited both of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s campuses Monday in Rangely and Craig. The annual visit included a tour of each campus highlighting new developments and featured programs at the college.

Craig health briefs for Sept. 20, 2014: Free flu clinic for veterans in Craig and Steamboat Springs

A free flu clinic will be offered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center at 1605 Lincoln Avenue. Veterans need to bring a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ID card or DD Form 214.

Nick Rubley: Why drain Elkhead?

My name is Nick Rubley. I sat on the aquatic management board in the early 1990s for the Yampa River drainage.