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Moffat County girls fly to four state track championships

Kayla Pinnt breaks own records, repeats as 100, 200 victor; girls place 4th, boys 31st

The Moffat County High School girls track team had a field day during the final stretch of the 3A State Championships at Jefferson County Stadium.

Craig Briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper on community needs

The Craig Daily Press will host Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. June 3 at The Memorial Hospital.

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Record numbers fill audience and stage for CNCC graduation

Colorado Northwestern Community College graduates and their families filled the Colorado Room on the Rangely campus like never before for the May 9 graduation ceremony.

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Yampa River Ranch Rodeo kicks off in Craig

Moffat County Fairgrounds’ bleachers were full on Friday evening as crowds gathered for the first night of cowboy revelry at the Yampa River Ranch Rodeo.

Craig Sports Briefs for May 16, 2015: Annual bike ride to Maybell gets in gear

The early morning “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle event hosted by Craig Parks & Recreation will take place starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Northwest Storage parking lot, 1592 W. Victory Way, in Craig.

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Moffat County swimmers end season with state preliminaries

Relay team posts best time

The Moffat County High School boys swim team made a splash at the 4A State Championships Friday in Thornton, though not quite as big as they needed it to be. The Bulldogs finished the season with some of their best times to date in three events: the 50-yard freestyle, 100 free and 200 free relay at the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: A jovial young giant

Noted cartoonist, Chester Klock, came to Moffat County in 1956 to do a series called “Familiar Faces” for the local Craig Empire-Courier newspaper.

Craig briefs: Student suspected of distributing marijuana

The Steamboat Springs Police Department charged a Steamboat Springs High School student on suspicion of distributing marijuana after an incident Wednesday.

Craig education briefs for May 16, 2015: Library Summer Reading Program launches Monday

Moffat County Library’s Summer Reading Program launches Monday and will run through August 7, plus other education briefs for Craig and Moffat County.

Craig health briefs for May 16, 2015: Sports physicals for 2015-16 school year available May 27

Moffat County High School will offer sports physicals for both high school and Craig Middle School students from 5 to 7 p.m. May 27 at The Memorial Hospital Clinic at 785 Russell St. in Craig.

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Local government reacts to federal judge's ruling regarding Colowyo

Representatives from all levels of Colorado government have taken note of last week’s federal district court ruling regarding Colowyo and Trapper mines and are collaborating on how to proceed.

Craig Sports Briefs for May 15, 2015: Annual bike ride to Maybell gets in gear

The early morning “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bicycle event hosted by Craig Parks & Recreation will take place starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Northwest Storage parking lot, 1592 W. Victory Way, in Craig. The free ride will set out along US Highway 40, with a second starting point available at 7:30 a.m. at Western Knolls, and cyclists will head 30 miles to the community of Maybell, ending at the local park.

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Yampa Valley Golf Course tees off on summer events

TGIF, Dirthog Scramble start this week

The place for sporting types to be in Moffat County this summer is at the Yampa Valley Golf Course. YVGC will begin hosting regular events starting this week, with the Dirthog Scramble the first of many tournaments coming this season. The course will host happenings throughout the warm months, with events open to golfers of all skill levels, as well as some reserved for those serious about their handicap.

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Two-vehicle crash delays traffic on Victory Way

There were no injuries in an accident involving two vehicles on Victory Way, but traffic was slowed.

Craig briefs: Partnership brings new higher education section

Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Craig Daily Press will launch a new special edition to the newspaper Saturday called The Learning Chronicles. The section will highlight news in the higher education world, including helpful tips, college news, college loans, CNCC programs and more.