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Moffat County clinches Rural Jump-Start designation to aid economic development

Moffat County was officially crowned a Rural Jump-Start community by the Colorado Economic Development Commission Thursday.

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Legion Fitness hosting weekend competition: Craig Sports Briefs for March 18, 2017

The Wyoming/Colorado Fitness Competition hosted by Legion Fitness takes place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Legion’s gym at 583 Yampa Ave. Judges should arrive at 7:30 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. Multiple teams will be competing in the endeavor, with community members welcome to watch. An awards ceremony follows.

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Craig Concert Association shines spotlight on Nashville act Jenn Bostic March 24

The 2016-17 Craig Concert Association picks up again next week with a multi-talented, unique musical artist. Jenn Bostic will take the stage at 7 p.m. March 24 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Bostic, originally from Minnesota, is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter who also performs on guitar and piano with covers and original songs alike, including the hit “Jealous of the Angels.”

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Season starts early for Craig’s Yampa Valley Golf Course

The greens aren’t quite as green as they will be in the weeks to come, but the mild springtime conditions in Northwest Colorado mean Yampa Valley Golf Course is open for business early. YVGC first opened up the course to golfers March 11 with only the back nine available and only for walking. With the continuing good weather, the full 18-hole experience is now good to go, including carts.

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Health Briefs: Free screenings available on Diabetes Alert Day

Health care news and events.

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Streaker strikes again, walks up to woman's door: On the record for March 14, 15

2:03 p.m. On the 500 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of a drunk man walking on the sidewalk and “talking trash.” He was gone on arrival.

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Weekend Roundup: A saintly weekend in Craig

Faith and begorrah! Greenery abounds in Northwest Colorado as the spring season begins but even more so thanks to St. Patrick’s Day. Still, the celebration of the Emerald Isle isn’t all that’s happening this weekend in Craig.

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Craig briefs: St. Patrick’s Day dinner/dance to raise funds for the Luttrell Cultural Barn

The save the Luttrell Cultural Barn is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, March 17, at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

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Sunshine Week spotlights transparency, public's right to know

Government both represents and is funded by citizens and taxpayers, which is why government records belong to the public.

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Try your luck at the lanes with St. Patrick’s bowling: Craig Sports Briefs for March 17, 2017

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave., will host a St. Patrick’s Day event starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Among the holiday offerings are a three-game set complete with shoe rental for $10, drink specials in the bar and a meal of corned beef and cabbage. Bowlers should be sure to wear green.

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Sunshine Week column: Digitizing public records

In a bit of a surprise, Senate Bill 40 passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 4-3 vote Tuesday.

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Drivers warned not to push their luck on St. Patrick’s Day

Federal, State and Local law enforcement to conduct saturation patrols

Law enforcement will be out this St. Patrick’s Day holiday looking for drivers operating their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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Punches thrown in bar fight: On the record and jail report for March 9 to 13

10:39 a.m. At Walmart, an employee called to express concern that an elderly female may be the victim of a scam. She was attempting to send money to Nigeria. Officers were able to halt the transaction and confirmed that it was a scam, but the woman was upset despite being told she was about to lose her money to a scam.

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Moffat County baseball to honor Clayton Moon Thursday

Moffat County High School baseball is ready to hit the field for its first set of home games, but before that comes an important memorial. The Bulldogs will host a pregame ceremony for former team manager and MCHS graduate Clayton Moon at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Craig Middle School field, 915 Yampa Ave.

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Pit bull attacks Craig officer while on domestic violence call Saturday

Officer Jeff Bond with Craig Police Department was greeted with an unpleasant surprise when he knocked on the door of a Davis House apartment on School Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.