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Children let their imaginations — and engineering skills — run loose at the Boys & Girls Club

Craft activities let children exercise imagination and planning abilities

“We really like to let them learn by trial and error,” Kari Neuman said. “We have staff available to help guide, but they don’t do it for them.”

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Party conventions right around the corner

The 2016 Republican National Convention begins Monday in Cleveland and runs through Thursday.

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Government update for the week of July 18

Government update for the week of July 18.

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On the record for July 15

On the record for July 15.

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Moffat County 4-H shooters set sights on high marks for state qualifier events

Many members of Moffat County’s 4-H Club devote hours to honing their craft in skills such as sewing and baking or rearing livestock in the hopes of earning a blue ribbon or greater recognition, and certain members of the program are on target to do just as well. Leading up to the Moffat County Fair will be the Completion Shoot events for 4-H shooting sports, including shotgun, rifle and archery, all of which will take place July 23, though if you want to see all the young marksmen in action, you’d better be ready to visit multiple sites in the area.

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4-H kids learn skills and have fun raising livestock

For 4-H kids who raise livestock, the Moffat County Fair is the big show — the culminating point for a lot of hard work.

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Entertainment endures at Moffat County Fair

Rodeo, Ranch Games, children’s contests to provide plenty of fun

Each year, the agriculture community marks their calendars for the Moffat County Fair, a time when they can show off the animals that are their pride and joy, specialty projects that have taken the better part of a year or just to socialize with other farm families. But, there’s still more fun to be had at the fair no matter who you are.

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4-H dog project sparks human-animal bonding

4-H students, and their dogs, strengthen rapports as they learn new tasks

“It was really cool to watch him," Brianna Burkett said. "It was like watching a kid go through school.”

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Suspect in Craig assault case faces additional charges

The Craig man who was arrested for allegedly beating another man severely enough to cause life-threatening injuries will face additional criminal charges, court documents reveal.

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Erin Knez set to serve as Moffat County volleyball’s head coach

Knez, assistant Kacey Daugherty prepare for fall season, larger league

Moffat County High School volleyball players will see some changes this year, but even with some fierce opponents coming up, they’ll still have a familiar voice guiding them from the sidelines. Erin Knez is the new head coach for the Bulldog volleyball program, which hosted the Chad Teichert Volleyball Camp at MCHS this week for middle school through high school athletes.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 15, 2016: CNCC soccer program hosting open tryouts Saturday

The Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will host an open tryout from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Participation is free and open to any college-age athletes interested in playing for the CNCC Spartans during their inaugural seasons this fall. Women will start at 12:30 p.m. and men at 2 p.m.

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Craig briefs: Man hurt in industrial accident: stable condition

The Anson Excavating & Pipe, Inc. employee who was injured in an industrial accident on July 5 is in stable condition, according to Anson co-owner Mardi Anson.

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Trystan Campbell remembered by family, friends at Tuesday gathering

Campbell’s funeral slated for 1 p.m. Saturday at The Journey at First Baptist in Craig

Trystan Campbell, 18, was what family members described as a “gentle giant.”

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Fire danger 'very high' in Moffat County

Sheriff reminds residents to be mindful of dry, hot climate

Although there are no active wildfires currently burning in Moffat County, blazes across the state should serve as a reminder of the importance of fire safety.

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Family escapes house fire in Craig

Emergency responders extinguished a house fire on Mack Lane around 3 p.m. Tuesday.