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Craig Sports Briefs for Dec. 12, 2014: Elks sponsor free throw contest

The Craig Elks Club will play host to the National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest on Dec. 20 at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.

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Holiday Happenings: Sweet shows and Santa Claus in Craig

The big day continues to draw closer, and there are still many activities to engage in during this Christmas season.

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Moffat County wrestling wins dual with Steamboat Springs

Two rivals battled Wednesday evening in the Moffat County High School gym, and while one team walked away with more individual victories, it was still the host that won the overall meet. MCHS won its duals with Steamboat Springs with a total point tally of 49-27 during a night that saw hard-fought wins and losses for both sides.

CNCC's Craig campus announces new VP

Colorado Northwestern Community College announced its new vice president for the Craig campus today, Janell Oberlander from Rapid City, South Dakota.

Craig resident pleads guilty to illegal hunting

Justin McCurdy receives two-year prison sentence

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Moffat County District Attorney’s Office recently completed an investigation and prosecution of a Craig resident for a variety of wildlife offenses.

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Moffat County Board of Education honors lunch ladies

At its regular monthly meeting, the Moffat County Board of Education honored the Food Services Department for its dedication and heard updates on schools, athletics and student acheivements.

Craig Briefs: Sandrock begins nurse training class on Monday

Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation is offering a Nurse Aide Training Program that begins Monday.

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Elkhead Reservoir remedy closer but still undecided

Colorado Parks and Wildlife representatives attended a joint meeting on Tuesday night with the Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners, among other local officials, to talk about the Elkhead Reservoir situation.

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Moffat County nonprofits see generosity through Colorado Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations around the region and the state participated in Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, as philanthropists statewide emptied their pockets for good causes.

On the record for Moffat County Jail for Dec. 9

Moffat County Jail report for Dec. 9

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Moffat County High School wins $25,000

Moffat County High School students learned today that their school was the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Celebrate My Drive campaign by State Farm Insurance.

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Moffat County Commissioner Dec. 9 meeting recap

Moffat County Commissioner meeting recap for Dec. 9

Thoughtful Parenting: Guidelines available to help kids grow, succeed

The early years (from a child’s birth to age 8) are critically important for all areas of learning and development. That means health and physical development, emotional and behavioral development, logic and reasoning and academic development. This lays the foundation for future academic achievement and a successful and happy future for Colorado’s kids.

Craig briefs: Seniors show support for tougher driving laws

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s latest report on aging Americans shows that senior drivers strongly support tougher driving laws, from bans on wireless devices to ignitions interlocks for first-time DUI offenders.