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Moffat County outage leaves thousands without power Wednesday

Two major power outages on Wednesday evening affected approximately 4,200 residential and commercial structures in Craig, Maybell, Sunbeam and Elk Springs, according to Yampa Valley Electric Association.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 28, 2015: Co-ed volleyball registration open

Craig Parks & Recreation’s fall co-ed volleyball season begins soon, with two leagues: competitive teams play Monday nights, semi-competitive Tuesdays. Sign-up is $200 per team and $20 per player, and the deadline to register is Sept. 4.

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Craig ready for Doak Walker’s pigskin power

One day, they’ll all be Bulldogs, but at the moment, they’re going by team names like the Chargers, the Saints and the Jets. Oh, and of course, a certain Colorado team that wears a lot of orange. Craig Parks & Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football program has commenced for the fall with seven squads in the fifth- and sixth-grade division and five for third- and fourth-graders.

Fantasy Sports Fix: No second half comeback for fantasy baseball

My fantasy baseball season is pretty much over at this point. No making a glorious second half comeback like in 2006, when I took that team from 10th place to first in a head-to-head league. Nope, not this year.

Craig briefs: CMS back-to-school night set for Thursday

Craig Middle School will host a back-to-school Thursday at the middle school.

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Craig City Council recap for Aug. 25

Craig City Council recap for Aug. 25.

Local Marketing District proposal brings a wave of questions in Moffat County

With the deadline approaching for community leaders to approve ballot questions on the formation of a Local Marketing District, here is what you need to know.

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Moffat County School District launches Shared School for homeschool students

Parents and students in Moffat County will see their educational options continue to grow this year with the start of the new Moffat County School District Shared School program.

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Moffat County Commission recap for Aug. 25

Moffat County Commission recap for Aug. 25

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Make some noise for Moffat County’s new cheer coach

Stacey Ortega plans for expanded, more physical spirit squad

They’ve got spirit, yes, they do! How about you? Stacey Ortega was recently hired as the new cheerleading coach for Moffat County High School. Having cheered herself, as well as coached for teams aged middle school through college, she said the position seemed like for a great fit for someone like her, new to town and hoping to get involved.

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Craig Middle School football, volleyball, cross country looking forward to fall

They may be younger, but they’re no less ready to compete with the big dogs. Craig Middle School started its fall sports seasons this week, including football, volleyball and cross country.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 26, 2015: Youth organizations starting fall Fifth Quarter events

Bear River Young Life and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will host several events in the coming weeks following Moffat County High School football games. Grand Futures will host a special kickoff of the Fifth Quarter series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. Open to all high school and middle school ages in Craig and Hayden, the get-together is a free night of fun with a Slip ‘n Slide to commemorate the last week of summer. Grand Futures and Young Life will band together Friday night following Moffat County’s varsity gridiron game against Steamboat Springs with a parking lot dance party, admission for which is $1.

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Motorcycle accident injures one near Craig

Moffat County Road 7 sees high number of accidents this summer

One man was transported to The Memorial Hospital after losing control of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and crashing into a ditch on Moffat County Road 7 near milepost 7.

Craig briefs: Hayden Public Library to host garden seminar

Friends of the Hayden Public Library present a seminar taught by master gardener Kathy Hockin called “Fall in the Garden.”

Northwest Colorado works to solve broadband issue

Question to improve access could appear on ballot

High-speed telecommunications and broadband Internet have been topics of conversation in Moffat County for nearly two decades.