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On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 30

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig education briefs for Jan. 31, 2015: Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come.

The Memorial Hospital CEO acknowledged with national honor

John Rossfeld, chief executive officer for The Memorial Hospital, was recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 list of 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 31, 2015: Weigh and Win team challenge starts Sunday

Weigh and Win, a community weight loss program, is encouraging groups of four to eight people to pool their weight loss efforts for the chance to win prizes.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 29

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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Moffat County swimmers hit new heights in final lap of season

The Moffat County High School girls swim team recently competed in the Jefferson County Invitational in Arvada. Though they didn’t make it past the preliminaries, the large-scale competition saw Bulldog swimmers continuing to reach new goals in the meet that included more than 20 teams across the state, ultimately won by Evergreen.

Moffat County High School seeks receipts for fundraiser

Local residents can help with the issue of school funding as Moffat County High School raises money in the weeks to come. MCHS is participating in the AmeriGas School Days Program, and people can bring in their receipts from propane to join in the effort. For every gallon of gas accounted for, the company will donate two cents to the school in question.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 23

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22 and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig education briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: Boys & Girls Club to host Literacy Carnival

Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Craig Boys & Girls Club.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: The Memorial Hospital Foundation receives grant for pediatric upgrades

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 22

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 22

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 20

Moffat County Jail report for Jan. 20

Craig Biz Buzz for Jan. 19, 2015: Parks and Wildlife buys wildlife area from ExxonMobile



Colorado Parks and Wildlife has completed the acquisition of 695 acres, most of which is adjacent to the Rio Blanco State Wildlife Area, located a few miles west of Meeker, according to a press release.

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Moffat County wrestlers have powerful weekend at Wyoming event

The wrestlers of Moffat County High School fought tough at the Bill Thoman Jr. Memorial Duals on Friday and Saturday in Green River, Wyoming.

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Craig youths perform ‘Wizard of Oz’

Large crowds of parents and community members turned out Saturday to see the work of Missoula Children’s Theatre as the cast of Craig kids performed “The Wizard of Oz.”

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 16

Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig health briefs for Jan. 17, 2015: Weigh and Win program offers incentives for healthy living

Weigh and Win, a free community weight loss program, installed a kiosk Tuesday in the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association lobby.

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Denver Film Critics honor 2014's best movies

Earlier this week, Denver Film Critics Society awarded “American Sniper” with Best Picture. The Colorado-based group spread the honors acknowledged many 2014’s best films, with “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” scoring the most, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Score and Best Cinematography.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 15

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 13

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

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.

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.

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.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 9

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Moffat County United Way appoints Amanda Arnold as new executive director

Moffat County United Way Board of Directors announced Friday they have promoted Amanda Arnold as the new Executive Director of the organization effective Feb. 1.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 8

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 6

Moffat County Jail report and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig Biz Buzz for Jan. 5, 2015: Begin new year with plan to become debt free

The Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming and Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions offer the following five tips to help you get out of debt and build a stronger financial future.

Weather Watch: Weekend storm pattern looks to repeat for Craig

Moffat County will get a breather from it's recent snow flurries, but another round will be right around the corner.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Jan. 2

Moffat County Jail and Craig Police Department report for Jan. 2

Craig education briefs for Jan. 3, 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. Jan. 12 at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 3, 2015: VNA Aging Well class resumes in 2015 with new schedule

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Aging Well program — including all fitness classes, Senior Wellness and Foot Care clinics — will resume Monday with a new schedule.

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A look back on Moffat County’s 2014 sports

2014 saw plenty of highlights for the sports scene of Craig and Moffat County, and it was a year to remember for many athletes.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Dec. 31

Moffat County Jail and Craig Police Department report for Dec. 31

Holiday Happenings: New Year’s Eve in Craig

The final day of 2014 is here, and like the rest of the world, everyone wants to say farewell to the old year and greet the new in style whether at home with loved ones or out and about singing “Auld Lang Syne.” Here are some of the local activities, depending on how you want to spend your night on the town.

Craig Rotary looking for nominations for annual award

Rotary Club of Craig is seeking nominations for its annual Humanitarian Award. The Bill & Nancy Muldoon Humanitarian Award was created to recognize outstanding individuals who dedicate their time to the promotion of human welfare and the advancement of social reforms and whose accomplishments are consistent with the Rotary ideal of Service Above Self.

Theater program to cast Craig kids in January show of ‘Wizard of Oz’

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of “The Wizard of Oz” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

Business Buzz: Final days of Craig’s downtown shopping incentive this week

The Downtown Business Association will run the Locals Love You More contest through Wednesday. The contest, which began Oct. 1, allows customers to collect their receipts from purchases made at participating downtown business, and for every $250 spent, they will receive an entry in a drawing for donated prizes.

Weather Watch: Storm to bring more snow to Craig

The Christmas season brought with it lower temperatures and plenty of snow, and for this week, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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Moffat County Thunder Cheer holding children’s New Year sleepover event

Moffat County Thunder Cheer will host its inaugural New Year’s Overnight Bash Wednesday night with a sleepover for boys and girls ages 4 and older, or as old as the early teens for those who want to participate.

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Top 10 stories of 2014

As news stories about the NFL, recreational marijuana and the ebola virus and other pertinent topics attracted attention across the nation this year, Craig and Moffat County had its own updates, both good and bad. Here are some of the most noteworthy subjects of 2014 that got people buzzing both within the community and in many cases beyond.

Craig health briefs for Dec. 27, 2014: Problems encountered enrolling for health insurance; help available at VNA

Some people are encountering problems enrolling in health insurance through the Connect for Health Colorado website, according to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

Craig education briefs for Dec. 27, 2014: Craig Rotary Club announces Student of the Month

Moffat County High School junior Allie Dilldine was honored as the Rotary Club of Craig's Student of the Month for December.

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Craig kids on target in Elks Hoop Shoot

Top throwers to compete in Rifle

The Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 recently hosted the local segment of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest. Local youths each shot 25 free throws, and the top shooters of the program, for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, will move on to the district competition in Rifle.

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Moffat County basketball shoots, scores with Hoop-a-Thon

In the course of a few minutes apiece, the members of the Moffat County High School boys basketball teams tallied more than 1,000 total points in an event that may not have won them a game but will benefit them in the long run.

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Moffat County wrestlers grapple in Grand Junction, Kremmling tourneys

The Moffat County High School wrestling teams fought hard but came up short in two tournaments during the weekend. The varsity squad attended the 36-team Warrior Classic hosted Friday and Saturday by Central High School in Grand Junction.

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Moffat County swimmers earn 8th place in Montrose

The Moffat County High School girls swim team took eighth place Friday and Saturday at the Montrose Invitational.

Government update for the week of Dec. 22

The Moffat County Commissioner meeting agenda.

Government update for the week of Dec. 22

The Moffat County Commissioner meeting agenda.

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