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Craig Sports Briefs for April 4, 2014: Youth Turkey hunt in Craig through CPW

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

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277,000 Coloradans now under health plan coverage

Next open enrollment for insurance not until Nov. 15

The March 31 deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan brought the total amount of newly covered Colorado residents to more than 277,000, according to data released Tuesday from marketplace Connect for Health Colorado.

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Community fundraiser helps family coping with cancer

The Cruz family, lifelong residents of Craig, is one that sticks together. Yolanda Cruz and her four children, Anastasia, 21; Heather, 19; Alexandria, 16; and John, 14, are a tight-knit, loving family.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 2, 2014: Craig BCA planning new leagues for next season

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

On the record for Moffat County jail April 1

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

Weather Watch: Stormy week in store for Craig

If you thought the end of March also would mean the end of dreary weather and the start of nonstop sunshine, then the joke’s on you this April Fools' Day, as well as almost every other day in the immediate future.

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Candidate for state attorney general visits Craig

Chief Deputy Attorney General for Colorado, Cynthia Coffman, who is campaigning to be the state’s next attorney general, visited Craig Monday as part of her Western Slope meet and greet tour. Community members were welcome to come to the event at The Memorial Hospital, get to know the candidate and talk about the political issues currently facing Northwest Colorado.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to discuss retail pot

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital Mountain Café. This month, General Manager Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will hold a discussion about retail marijuana.

Business Buzz: McDonald’s free coffee event runs from March 31 to April 13

McCafé invites coffee drinkers in Craig, Colorado and across the United States to wake up and taste the free coffee. According to a national press release, beginning Monday, customers are encouraged to stop by their local participating McDonald’s restaurant for a freshly brewed small McCafé coffee during McDonald’s first-ever national Free Coffee Event.

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Boys & Girls Club of Craig challenges a world record

About 120 children took action Friday at the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Colorado and exercised with the goal to add to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Wednesday's Coffee and a Newspaper to discuss retail pot

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital Mountain Café. This month, General Manager Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will hold a discussion about retail marijuana.

Government update for March 28

The government update for March 28.

Legislative update for March 28

The legislative update for March 28

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Craig Train Depot is a historical landmark under threat

Only a handful of old buildings still stand in Craig, including the armory, the Museum of Northwest Colorado and the School Administration building, said Dan Davidson, director of the museum. One building under threat of decrepitude is the Craig train depot: a structure that has been standing since 1917 but might not have any funds to keep it alive.

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Moffat County High School speech team attends state

Speak up!

The Moffat County High School speech and debate team recently ended concluded its competitive season following last week’s state tournament at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch. Senior Derek Maiolo and junior Chris Kling represented the team, ultimately falling before the finals with a 2-2 record in public forum debate.