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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 23, 2015: Moffat County C-Teams hit the road

The Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball C-Teams have been busy in the past week, attending a tournament at Gypsum’s Eagle Valley High School last Saturday and competing Wednesday in Grand Junction against Central High School.

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Try your luck at snowmobile club’s poker run in Moffat County

Event takes place Jan. 31 at Freeman Reservoir

Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club’s annual poker run will take place Jan. 31 starting at the Freeman Reservoir Trail Head, promising a day of fun in the snow to support a good cause.

Craig briefs: Gas prices continue to fall across Colorado

Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 6.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.86 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,158 gas outlets in Colorado.

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Moffat County wrestlers slam Coal Ridge, 61-12

The Bulldogs dominated the visiting Coal Ridge Titans, 61-12, in a Tuesday evening dual that saw the team fight hard and in many cases, finish off their opponents fast.

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Mark your calendar for Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate

Valentine’s Day event seeking more entries

The 20th annual Art Walk and ninth annual Taste of Chocolate will be here soon, and organizers with Downtown Business Association want this year’s celebration of talent to be bigger and better than ever.

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Stewardship Trust removal does not threaten South Beach public access

The issues surrounding the Greater sage grouse continue to give Moffat County and state officials something to talk about.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 20

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 20

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 21, 2015: Moffat County swimmers gain 5th place in Montrose

The Moffat County High School girls swim team placed fifth at the Montrose Invitational this weekend. Among the top finishers in individual events were Marissa Hulstine second in the 500-yard freestyle, at six minutes 17.21 seconds; Micah Espinosa third in the 100-yard breaststroke, 1:22.45; and the team of Hulstine, Espinosa, Bailey Kurz and Alex Samuelson fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay, clocking in 2:03.60.

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Moffat County Commissioner Jan. 20 meeting recap

On Tuesday morning, the Moffat County Commissioners received an update from the Department of Social Services and appointed new county board seats.

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CNCC board discusses new grant-funded programs, roof repairs for Trapper Fitness

At its monthly meeting, the Colorado Northwestern Community College Board of Control discussed two recently acquired grants and new programming, met new CNCC Vice President Janell Oberlander and discussed the cost of repairs to the roof of Trapper Fitness.

Craig briefs: Auditions to be held for ‘Taming the Wilderness’

Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Craig Middle School auditorium for “Taming the Wilderness,” a play written by Craig resident David Morris.

Craig Biz Buzz for Jan. 19, 2015: Parks and Wildlife buys wildlife area from ExxonMobile

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has completed the acquisition of 695 acres, most of which is adjacent to the Rio Blanco State Wildlife Area, located a few miles west of Meeker, according to a press release.

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Craig hockey team loses to Steamboat Springs in home games

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s Midget team lost twice to Steamboat Sunday, but not without putting up a fight.

Government update for the week of Jan. 19

Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 19, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.