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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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Drunk hit-and-run: On the record, jail report for April 18 to 24

11:53 a.m. At Douglas Street and West First Street, officers initiated a traffic stop. A 29-year-old male was arrested for possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia and violation of bail bonds. A 26-year-old male was also arrested on drug charges and violation of bail bonds.

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Wear jeans Wednesday to support Denim Day to raise awareness of sexual violence

Advocates Crisis Support Services is encouraging community members, elected officials and local businesses to participate in Denim Day on April 26 to help raise awareness about abuse and violence against women and children.

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Speeding contributes to single vehicle rollover in Craig Sunday night

A single vehicle accident occurred Sunday night near the old drive-in movie theater on the east end of Craig. No injuries were reported and the incident was investigated by Colorado State Patrol.

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Assault by soda: On the record for April 21 to 23

5:09 p.m. At Candlewood Suites, officers responded to a report of an assault. A woman reported that she was snoring and her roommate threw a full soda at her while she sleeping. She moved rooms.

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Government update for the week of Aril 24

Government meeting agendas for the week of April 24

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Craig Daily Press takes editorial, design, advertising, general excellence awards from Colorado Press Association

The Craig Daily Press won multiple awards at the 139th Colorado Press Association conference held Friday and Saturday at Lakewood's Sheraton Denver West.

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Suspicions aroused: On the record for April 19, 20

8:47 p.m. On the 1400 block of Sage Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious green Dodge Dakota that appeared to be spotlighting houses and had been up and down the street several times. It turned out to be a pizza delivery person looking for an address.

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Life Line Screenings offered May 13: Health Briefs

News and events in health care.

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Home health and hospice services added to Memorial Regional Health in Craig

Board approves purchase of Centennial Home Care

Home health and hospice services will be added to those provided by Memorial Regional Health after the board approved the purchase of Centennial Home Care on Thursday.

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Weekend Roundup: Clean up, putter around, keep it green

There’s a common theme in many Northwest Colorado activities this weekend: they involve a lot of green. And, that doesn’t mean money.

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Wanted: Suspect in Grand Junction armed robbery

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a masked man who robbed a Grand Junction business at gunpoint at 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

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Sand Wash wild horses up for adoption in Fruita Friday and Saturday

Wild horses from Northwest Colorado are up for adoption through a silent auction on April 22 in Fruita.

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Meth dealers arrested: On the record for April 17, 18

9:16 a.m. At East Park, officers initiated a traffic stop that led to a vehicle search and the arrest of a 24-year-old female and 56-year-old male for possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia, and for distribution, manufacture or sale of schedule I/II drugs. Scales, baggies and 22 grams of meth were found in her purse.

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Injured worker rescued at Craig Station Tuesday

Shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a call for assistance in rescuing an injured contract worker at Craig Station.

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Wear jeans on Denim Day for sexual violence awareness

Advocates Crisis Support Services is encouraging community members, elected officials and local businesses to participate in Denim Day on April 26 to help raise awareness about abuse and violence against women and children.

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Drunk woman assaults officers: On the record and jail report for April 11 to 18

12:18 a.m. On the 300 block of S. Highway 13, officers responded to a report of a homeless woman who was drunk and upset and was staying with a man at the hotel. When she was arrested on two warrants and taken to the hospital for a jail screen, she “went ballistic” in the emergency room...

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Free entry to Dinosaur National Monument during National Park Week

Through Sunday, National Parks Week celebrates America’s natural heritage with free entry on the weekend and special programs for kids and adults at parks nationwide throughout the week.

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Swastika found on Craig business: On the record for April 12 to 14

10:47 p.m. At Walmart, an 18-year-old male was issued a summons for theft for stealing Led Zeppelin and Cat Stevens CDs and a Three Stooges DVD, among other things...

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Moffat County High School 3rd quarter Honor Roll announced

The names of high school students that obtained a 3.5 of higher grade point average for the third quarter.

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Government update for the week of April 17

Government meeting agendas for the week of April 17

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Beauty Tip: Drybrushing a refreshing way to exfoliate

Drybrushing is a simple but effective technique for giving your skin and your whole system a refreshing recharge.

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Fitness Tips: Fitness at work

If your job involves sitting at a desk most of the day, a few simple additions to your daily work routine can improve your efforts to stay fit and healthy.

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Superfood Tip: Try goldenberries for a satisfying sweet and sour snack

Next time you feel like reaching for a sweet treat, try reaching for a handful of goldenberries instead. Nature’s own “sweet tart,” the berries are packed with antioxidants, Vitamin A, potassium and iron have a relatively low sugar content.

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Scholarship Happenings: Need help paying for college? Check out these local scholarships

High school scholarships with applications due in April and May.

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Weekend Roundup: Holiday happenings, sporting chances

Easter weekend in Craig brings with it some holiday fun as well as other opportunities to get out enjoy the springtime.

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Wanted: Craig, Hayden police seek man for assault, felony menacing charges

Craig and Hayden police departments are asking for help in finding Tanner Eugene Sholes, 34, of Craig.

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Drivers in Northwest Colorado are reminded to move over

Colorado law requires motorists to yield the right of way to certain vehicles when they are displaying flashing warning lights.

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2 students from Colorado Northwestern Colorado Community receive Rising Star Award

College students from Craig and Rangely were among this year’s Rising Star Awards recipients.

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Six people are needed to help BLM in Northwest Colorado

Nominations open for Northwest Resource Advisory Council

The agency responsible for managing Northwest Colorado’s vast public lands is looking for nominations to fill six open positions on an advisory council.

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Black case with syringes found: On the record for April 11

2:23 a.m. On the 1600 block of Yampa Avenue, officers stopped a car for having no taillights. A search led officers to find a black case with several syringes, a metal scale pan and a white crystalline substance, which tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine.

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Vandalism by sanitary napkins: On the record and jail report for April 4 to 11

12:46 a.m. At Columbine Apartments, a woman's ex locked himself in the bathroom of her home after accusing her of hitting him. Officers found he was drunk and called him a taxi.

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Family dog chews up child’s boots: On the record for April 10

11:03 p.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The family dog had chewed up a child’s snow boots and the child became upset with the dog.

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Ag, food producers invited to Sen. Bennet's Farm Bill sessions

Members of Northwest Colorado’s agricultural and food community are invited to attend Food and Farm Bill listening sessions with staff from Sen. Michael Bennet’s office Tuesday.

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Fire threatens Craig apartment building early Monday morning

A structure fire threatened to destroy a six-unit apartment building around 12:45 a.m. Monday at 727 Tucker St. in Craig, but a swift response from Craig Fire/Rescue and emergency personnel extinguished the fire before it could spread to other units.

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Fitness Tips: A handful of simple exercises can help build a more beautiful backside

Worried that winter weight is leaving you a little bottom heavy?

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Superfood: An apple a day really does keep the doctor away

Turns out the saying that an apple a day will keep the doctor away might be true, but you have to eat the skin.

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Education Briefs: Enroll now for preschool

News and events in education.

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Need help paying for college? Apply for these local scholarships: Scholarship Happenings

High school scholarships with applications due in April.

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Tow truck showdown: On the record for April 5

12:16 p.m. At Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Management had requested a vehicle be towed, and the owner was standing in front of it refusing to allow the tow truck driver to hook it up. They were reportedly yelling at each other, but were able to work out an arrangement.

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New administrative assistant joins newspaper staff

The Craig Daily Press would like to welcome Amanda Rae Mason to the newspaper staff as the new administrative assistant.

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New administrative assistant joins newspaper staff

The Craig Daily Press would like to welcome Amanda Rae Mason to the newspaper staff as the new administrative assistant.

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Weekend Roundup: Search no further for children’s, adult activities

With spring in Northwest Colorado comes a slate of events for the young ones and adults alike, and this weekend is no exception.

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Tires fall off tow truck, strike passing car on U.S. 40 near Craig

A woman’s car was struck by two tires that fell off the back of a tow truck that was traveling west on U.S. Highway 40 a few miles east of Craig Tuesday afternoon.

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CAPS escapee arrested: On the record for April 4

8:54 p.m. The man who was arrested after fighting with his ex over a meth pipe two weeks ago was arrested again for possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop.

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Camp, Bohrer and Nichols win in Craig City Council election — Ogden stays in with 4th highest vote

The final tally is in for the winners of four Craig City Council seats.

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John Ponikvar becomes next Craig mayor

Election results are in for the Craig mayoral race.

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