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Moffat County soccer contains Cardinals in 5-1 Saturday win

Bulldog boys to finish season against Delta, Caprock Academy

With a pair of losses earlier in the week, a weekend win for Moffat County High School boys soccer had them feeling better than good. Downright grand, you might say. The Bulldogs were victorious Saturday in their Homecoming game against the Grand Valley Cardinals, winning, 5-1.

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Moffat County football slams Steamboat for Homecoming hurrah

Bulldogs sink Sailors, 18-0, in second consecutive shutout of rival team

The longtime Yampa Valley rivalry was renewed Friday night as Craig’s Moffat County High School brought in their most intense opponent over the years, the Steamboat Springs Sailors. MCHS celebrated its Homecoming Week by improving to 4-3 overall and 3-0 in the Western Slope League with an 18-0 win, the second shutout in a row of the Sailors, now 0-7 this season.

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Candidate for Colorado State Board of Education Joyce Rankin visits Craig

Joyce Rankin has been serving as the appointed represented for the 3rd Congressional District seat on the State Board of Education for the last year and visited Craig on Friday to discuss reasons she would like Moffat County voters to elect her for a 6-year term in November. Moffat County Republican Women invited Joyce Rankin to visit Craig for a lunchtime discussion that was attended by about a dozen members of the community.

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Rifle season starts in Northwest Colorado

It’s a banging time of year in Northwest Colorado as rifle-hunting season fires off on Saturday.

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Government update for the week of Oct. 17

Government update for the week of Oct. 17.

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On the record for Oct. 14

On the record for Oct. 14.

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Colorado Senate candidate Emily Tracy visits Craig

Democratic candidate for the Colorado Senate in District 8 Emily Tracy stopped in Craig on Friday as part of her tour of Northwest Colorado.

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TMH Living Well: Hospital offers breast cancer support, including lymphedema treatment

When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, the aftereffects of treatment are usually not the first thing on your mind. Yet, many people survive cancer and look forward to picking up where they left off before the disease. No one anticipates dealing with unexpected side effects such as lymphedema. It’s best to avoid it if you can, because living with lymphedema—swelling in usually your arms or legs — is not pleasant.

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From Pipi's Pasture: Saving the Luttrell Barn

The old barn on our family ranch at Morapos has stood there some 70 years. Sometimes I wonder, if walls could talk, what stories the barn would tell. Perhaps it would be of a crew of men stacking hay in the loft or of a cow with her head in a stanchion waiting to be milked. Or there might be stories of my sisters and brother playing in the loft or brushing our 4-H steers as they ate their grain in the barn’s stalls.

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Health Briefs: Grief support group to start Tuesday

News and events in health.

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Moffat County soccer has tough week vs. Vail, Roaring Fork

Bulldogs seek Homecoming win Saturday against Grand Valley Cardinals

The members of the Moffat County High School boys soccer team have taken some wear and tear, but they’re still standing and ready for a big weekend win. MCHS boys took a pair of losses this week, the first a 6-1 defeat against Vail Mountain on the road Tuesday, followed by a 3-1 home game against Roaring Fork.

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State patrol investigating crash north of Craig

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon north of Craig and alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor.

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Moffat County Commissioner candidates answer community's questions

Candidates for the Board of Moffat County Commissioners answered questions on how they would serve the community at a public forum on Wednesday evening.

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Shakespeare has been invited to Moffat County homecoming

CNCC Kid’s Theatre will perform an original play about Shakespeare Friday before the homecoming game

The first performance for the new Colorado Northwestern Community Collage Kid’s Theatre Group will be held 6 p.m. on Friday at Craig Middle School providing the community with a fun-filled activity between the parade and pep-rally and that evening’s high school football game.

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Craig Parks and Rec names Doak Walker tackle football winners

49ers win 3rd-, 4th-grade division; 5th-, 6th-graders finish next week

The Super Bowl is months away for the NFL, but for the players of Doak Walker tackle football, October is the big game. The third- and fourth-grade division of the Craig Parks & Recreation pigskin program crowned its champion Wednesday, as the Country Living Realty 49ers completed a spotless season to win the year, 24-21, against the Coldwell Banker Dolphins.