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Moffat County and Craig take stands against domestic violence

In an effort to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence, Advocates Crisis Support Services invited community members to join in a national moment of silence for victims Thursday morning.

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Moffat County volleyball nets first league win in Aspen

The Moffat County High School varsity volleyball team achieved its regular season victory as well as a 3A Western Slope League 3-2 win Tuesday night in Aspen.

Craig briefs: Moment of silence acknowledges victims

Advocates Crisis Support Services in Craig invites community members to join in the National Moment of Silence for domestic violence victims at 9 a.m. Thursday at Moffat County Courthouse. Craig Mayor Ray Beck will speak at the event.

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Moffat County soccer gets boot from Roaring Fork

As they head into strictly league play, the Moffat County High School boys soccer team looks like a team that can make it to the postseason in terms of their level of play. They just need to make the scoreboard reflect that. The Bulldogs fought hard Tuesday but came up with a 5-3 loss to visiting Roaring Fork in their last match that won’t count toward their Region 3 record.

Guardians double down with litigation

WildEarth Guardians - two words that will get any Craig resident riled up.

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Running events in Craig enable support of great causes

Your footwear is going to get some extra miles this October. Numerous running opportunities will be available coming up in Craig, all of which are for good causes in addition to the exercise in the fall environment.

Moment of silence Thursday acknowledges domestic violence victims

Advocates Crisis Support Services invites community members to join in the National Moment of Silence for domestic violence victims at 9 a.m. Thursday at Moffat County Courthouse. Craig Mayor Ray Beck will speak at the event.

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Moffat County Commission recap for Sept. 29

Moffat County Commission recap for Sept. 29.

Fantasy Sports Fix: Bargains in the bin

Wow, it's almost Week 4 in the NFL. A whole quarter of the season has almost effortlessly come and gone. Three weeks in the books and there have been some sleepers, some surprises and some "Where Did This Guy Come From?" comments. This week, I'm focusing on several guys who have proven to have some value this season and are worth adding if you're looking for help at this point in the fantasy footballs season.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Ed Harding — state representative, volunteer and business man

Ambitious and energetic, young Ed Harding moved from Utah to Craig in 1942 to take a position as a sales representative for the C.D. Smith Drug Company of Grand Junction. He and his wife Lurean settled into small town life, after being married two years prior in Salt Lake City. Ed was drafted into the U.S. Army the following year, and was stationed in Louisville, Kentucky until his discharge in 1946.

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Judge denies motion to bar Craig Daily Press from courtroom coverage

District Court Judge Shelley Hill denied a motion Friday by Logan Otis and his attorney to bar the Craig Daily Press from the courtroom for future court proceedings in Otis’ case.

Weather Watch: Small chance of storms in Craig, odds low for rain

Autumn is officially here, but the feel of summer will be sticking around this week in Northwest Colorado, ideally without some of the dire conditions that can come with the heat. The temperature will likely be in the 70s in the coming days, with a peak high of 80 on Wednesday, based on the National Weather Service forecast.

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Pig roast, project day highlight Craig community’s faith

Some were there for the meal, some were there to serve it, and some were present just for the company, but all who were at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion Sunday afternoon were lending a hand to their community. The annual pig roast by Love In the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley fed the hungry and raised some funds while bringing together people of all walks of life.

Business Buzz: The Memorial Hospital evaluates renewal of Quorum contract

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees entered into a consulting services agreement with Kim Bird this month in order to evaluate whether or not to renew its contract with Quorum Health Resources.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Sept. 28, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.