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Craig Sea Sharks season underway

The youth swimming team has its first meet of the summer this weekend.

Weather Watch: Calm climate in store for Craig; river caution advised

With the onset of summer, Northwest Colorado could use some stillness while coming out of the climate of late spring, and it looks like that’s what’s happening for the region.

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Safety 1st: Craig kindergartners learn the basics

Students from East, Ridgeview, Sandrock and Sunset Elementary Schools learned some important information Monday at Loudy-Simpson Park, as kindergarten classes from each of the four schools engaged in safety seminars taught by local emergency personnel.

Hayden ride, music festival to benefit ALS cause

Organizers of a Lou Gehrig's Disease charity bike ride in Hayden say the June 7 event is a big event not to be missed.

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River Basin Roundtable approves funding increase for implementation plan

Group seeking more Northwest Colorado representatives

The Wednesday meeting of the Yampa/White/Green River Basin Roundtable brought in government and industry representatives from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco counties to Craig’s American Legion Post 62 to discuss, among other things, the Basin Implementation Plan for the region.

BLM offers Sand Wash Basin tours with Yampa Valley OHV

The Bureau of Land Management educated locals with a tour of the popular recreation destination.

Craig Sports Briefs for May 9, 2014: Junior golf open for registration at Yampa Valley GC

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

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Elkhead Reservoir set to open to motorized boaters on Memorial Day

Elkhead Reservoir is closed to motorized boats until Memorial Day, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t finding other ways to address their itch to play in the water. Whitewater enthusiasts already are cruising on parts of the Yampa River, and other floaters are dipping their toes into the reservoir. But, while it’s warming up, people should remember to practice safe recreation, Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz said.

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Save Search and Rescue, police from unnecessary searches

Routt County Search and Rescue is asking that with more people thinking about floating the town stretch of the Yampa River, unnecessary searches can be avoided if people who lose their watercraft place a call to emergency officials.

Craig Sports Briefs for April 16, 2014: MCHS soccer games rescheduled

The latest sports news for Craig and Moffat County.

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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Craig Snocross rider impresses on national circuit

AJ Stoffle had a big year in the AMSOIL Snocross circuit for the 2013-14 season.

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Wyoming offers new raffle for big game tags

The Super Tag Hunting License Raffle will give any hunter a chance to hunt moose, elk, black bear and other species in Wyoming.

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Craig's Wagner shreds on snowmobiles

This 8-year-old is undefeated against racers his age and competes against other riders up to age 15 to pursue his passion.

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Leg amputation doesn't slow cancer survivor's Paralympic dreams

The Sunshine Kids program is in Steamboat this week, and one snowboarder is riding through a 2011 leg amputation with Paralympic aspirations.