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Moffat County soccer triumphs, 4-2, against Rifle

Team has rainy Thursday, 4-0 loss against Roaring Fork

The Bulldogs came out strong Wednesday against the Rifle Bears to claim a 4-2 win, their first since playing Grand Valley on Sept. 6.

Craig briefs: Parks and Wildlife’s office hours extended

Renae Virden and Kimberly Gardner were arraigned Tuesday in the District Court of Moffat County on charges of theft and conspiracy to commit theft.

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Moffat County breast cancer survivors share stories

A breast cancer diagnosis from one’s medical professional is an announcement no one wants to hear. It can bring with it month after month of waiting rooms, a list of possible treatments that sound worse than the disease itself and a fear of your life never being the same again. However, those fortunate enough to go through the process and come out stronger for the experience have plenty of wisdom to share.

Noelle Leavitt Riley: Honoring breast cancer awareness month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Let's fight the good fight.

Moffat County commissioner Oct. 7 meeting recap

During general discussion, commissioners confirmed with the clerk ballots would be mailed out to voters Oct. 14. They also discussed the Shadow Mountain project and the fishing pond at Loudy-Simpson Park.

Gardner, Virden arraigned; to be sentenced Jan. 9

Renae Virden and Kimberly Gardner were arraigned Tuesday in the District Court of Moffat County on charges of theft and conspiracy to commit theft.

Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 8, 2014: Moffat County sports to raise breast cancer awareness

The Moffat County High School athletics teams will show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this week by playing pink games. The color, associated with the breast cancer cause, will be widespread in Thursday, Friday and Saturday events where representatives of The Memorial Hospital will be distributing plenty of materials to promote awareness.

Warm temperatures, clear skies forecast for week ahead

Keep your shorts and sandals out for at least one more week, as warm temperatures and clear, sunny weather will make for pleasant Indian summer conditions in Northwest Colorado through the weekend.

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Yampa Valley Friends of NRA bite more than the bullet together

Saturday night contained as much fun as the Yampa Valley Friends of the National Rifle Association could stand without shooting guns.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Oct. 6, 2014

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Oct. 6, 2014: College volleyball to play in Craig

The Spartans of Colorado Northwestern Community College will face off Monday against Laramie County Community College in a match free to the public in the gym at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.

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Moffat County volleyball battles to 3-0 loss to Olathe

Coach: Players returning to higher quality

The Bulldogs took on the Olathe Pirates, who plundered their way to a 3-0 win against MCHS.

Group announces trout population not in danger

Colorado Parks & Wildlife, one of several agencies comprising the Rangewide Rio Grande Cutthroat Conservation Team, celebrates the recent announcement from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that effectively states the danger of extinction no longer exists for the Rio Grande cutthroat trout, according to a press release.

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Moffat County football topples Basalt, 49-6

The Bulldogs had their first league win and their best game yet of the season against the Basalt Longhorns, in a 49-6 slaughter.

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Concerts, banquets, Halloween and more in store for Craig community

There’s no shortage of things to do in Craig this month, whether you’re wanting to get some culture, show support for an important cause or enjoy the spookiest holiday of the year.