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Craig kids dive into rehearsals following auditions Monday

With only four days of rehearsal left before the show goes live, the 64 kids who were cast for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” have no time to waste.

Craig briefs: COGCC has process for submitting complaints

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission recently announced a new, more streamlined process for handling public complaints related to oil and gas development, according to a news release.

Craig Biz Buzz for Jan. 12, 2015: Downtown Books under new ownership, will close for remodel

Downtown Books in Craig has officially changed hands after new owner Liane Davis-Kling closed on the business with previous owner Terry Carwile on Dec. 31.

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Double Barrel Steakhouse becomes Stacks Smokehouse

One of Craig’s California transplants decided someone had to stop the bleeding otherwise known as Craig’s ever-increasing empty commercial spaces.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of Jan. 12, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 10, 2015: Deadline Monday for Parks and Rec basketball

There is still time to sign up your child for Craig Parks and Recreation basketball. The registration deadline is now Monday for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade.

Weather Watch: Mild storms to touch Craig, small amount of snow possible

A pair of storm systems from the Pacific Northwest is headed toward Colorado, taking effect primarily Sunday with some additional holdover Monday and part of Tuesday.

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Moffat County boys basketball takes 71-51 win at Olathe

Bad 1st quarter holds girls to 64-59 loss

Following a dual victories Friday night, the Moffat County High School varsity basketball teams had different results as the weekend continued. MCHS boys varsity won, 71-51, while the girls lost, 64-59, as the Bulldogs took on the Olathe Pirates Saturday afternoon.

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Moffat County Extensions holds animal emergency training seminar

A training session for Community Animal Response Teams took place Saturday at Moffat County’s Colorado State University Extension Office. About 20 county residents received a breakdown of the criteria necessary to aid pets, livestock and other types of animals during emergency scenarios.

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Moffat County’s C-teams host hoops event

While the varsity level teams were otherwise engaged on the road this weekend, the younger players of the Moffat County High School boys and girls basketball programs hit the court at home. The MCHS C-teams hosted a Saturday tournament with visiting Steamboat Springs, Coal Ridge, Battle Mountain and Uintah High School.

Government update for the week of Jan. 12

The Moffat County Commissioners meeting agenda, Craig City Council agenda and Craig Rural Fire Protection District board meeting agenda

Craig health briefs for Jan. 10, 2015: Weigh and Win program offers incentives for healthy living

A statewide community health and wellness program, Weigh and Win, will kick off in Craig with the installation of a Weigh and Win kiosk Tuesday at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

Craig education briefs for Jan. 10, 2015: Theater program to cast Craig kids in January show of ‘Wizard of Oz’

An audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

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Health insurance enrollment numbers show contrast between Moffat and Routt counties

The open enrollment period for health insurance is now more than half over, and data released Tuesday reveals a drastic difference between Moffat and Routt county enrollment numbers.

Craig briefs: Tipton votes to restore full-time workweek

Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Colorado, voted with his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to restore the full-time workweek to 40 hours, according to a news release.