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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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On the record for April 29

On the record for April 29.

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Government update for the week of May 2

Government update for the week of May 2.

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Beauty Tip: How to quickly dry your nail polish

Have you ever worked really hard to perfectly paint your nails only to find that you smudged your nail polish during the drying process?

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Fitness Tip: Walking goes a long way for health

If you’re looking for a low-impact exercise that will boost your overall health, try adding a walking routine into your week.

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On the record for April 28

On the record for April 28.

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Rifle woman killed in early morning crash near Hayden

A Rifle woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 40 approximately 4 miles west of Hayden at 12:40 a.m. Thursday.

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On the record for April 26

On the record for April 26.

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Craig Concert Association concludes Friday with trumpet act

The Craig Concert Association will host its grand finale at 7 p.m. Friday with Brassfire featuring Jens Lindemann in the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

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Government update for the week of April 25

Government update for the week of April 25.

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Craig’s Sheyenne Cromer bowls over competition at state

Teen to compete in national event this summer

The idea of qualifying for a national event was so nice, Sheyenne Cromer just had to do it twice. Breakout bowling star Cromer won the 2016 Colorado Pepsi Youth Championship Tournament for girls 20 and under, held April 16 and 17 in Fort Collins. The Craig teen was not the only competitor from Northwest Colorado to bowl at the event, as fellow local rollers Trent Hillewaert and Chase Peed also made it to state, though she was the last one left standing in the finals.

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Fitness Tip: Plan hikes for spring and summer exercises

According to myrockymountainpark.com, Colorado has 54 mountains that are 14,000-foot mountains, over 1,000 peaks that are 12,000-foot mountains and more 10,000-foot mountains than anyone can count.

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Beauty Tip: How to protect your hair from heat

Do you ever worry about the damage your hair goes through on a daily basis due to using curling irons, blow dryers and flat irons? Many products exist that can help keep your hair strong through the heat.

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On the record for April 21

On the record for April 21.

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On the record for April 19

On the record for April 19.

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Moffat County swimmers mighty in Montrose

Athletes nearing state times as season leads to conference championships

Even with its numbers reduced more so than usual, the Moffat County High School boys swim team made do and made its mark this past weekend. Bulldog swimmers placed fifth at the Montrose Invitational, finding good results despite a diminished roster.

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Craig wrestles tough in Moffat County Youth tournament

Nearly 400 athletes compete in Levi Weber Memorial event

Another Craig tournament, another huge turnout. Moffat County High School was packed Saturday during the Levi Weber Memorial Youth Tournament, run by Moffat County Youth Wrestling. With as many as eight matches going at once and nearly 400 wrestlers ages 14 or younger competing — 394 total — the high-energy event was a big one for MCYW and fellow home team Bad Dogs, which hosted its tourney earlier in the month.

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CNCC men’s rodeo gains regional honors, berths for national competition

Moffat County High School athletes go at it in Golden

The Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo men’s and women’s teams recently competed the end of their season, and many of the Spartans are on their way to the College National Finals Rodeo. The CNCC men were named the Rocky Mountain Region Reserve Champion team following the season finale at Colorado Mesa University’s Maverick Stampede this past weekend.

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Andrea Camp turns in ‘insufficient’ petition

Andrea Camp, who was vying for a Moffat County Commissioner District 1 seat, will not be in the race after the county deemed her petitions “insufficient.” Camp missed her shot at the ballot by only 17 signatures.

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On the record for April 12

On the record for April 12.

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Craig youth wrestlers chew up competition in Hayden

The week between their home events was no day off for members of Craig’s two youth wrestling teams. Bad Dogs and Moffat County Youth Wrestling each walked away Saturday with plenty of excitement and experience, as well as some medals following the Hayden Peewee Wrestling Tournament. With about two dozen teams visiting Hayden for the day and some weight classes so full they required multiple brackets, Craig’s groups did well, 17 champions between them — some taking five straight pins during the day — and even more second- and third-place finishers.

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Business Buzz: Embroidery Shoppe gets two new machines

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

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Elk Mountain Family Restaurant sets up shop in Craig

New dining establishment offers up homemade meals

A new eatery in Craig has opened its doors. The Elk Mountain Family Restaurant held its soft opening Friday. The new establishment is located at 1740 E. Highway 40, the former site of The French Bistro and other previous businesses.

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Government update for the week of April 11

Government update for the week of April 11.

Motorcycle crash injures one in Craig

The accident occurred at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday in the 2600 block of West Victory Way.

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Moffat County rodeo riding high after spring start

Regional competitors top state rankings

As the Colorado high school rodeo season gets back into action, you can bet athletes from Northwest Colorado will be at the forefront. Riders and ropers jumped back into it in Lamar this past weekend, finding success and adding to the season tallies that could send them to the national level.

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On the record for April 7

On the record for April 7.

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Bipartisan letters sent to Jewell concerning Trapper coal mine in Moffat County

Two U.S. Senators from Colorado sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Wednesday, urging her to finalize the environmental assessment for Trapper coal mine in Moffat County before the April 30 deadline.

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On the record for April 5

On the record for April 5.

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Moffat County track puts forth best effort in Grand Junction

Bulldogs lead 3A state rankings in four events

The amount of participants was smaller Saturday than any varsity meet Moffat County High School track and field teams have had this year, but the numbers spoke for themselves at the Mickey Dunn Invitational. A smaller Bulldog turnout for the Grand Junction event — not originally on the schedule — had MCHS girls placing seventh and boys ninth overall, but athletes let loose their competitive spirit with no less than 30 season bests.

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Coffee and a Newspaper slated for Wednesday

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. Discussion will focus on the evolution of the newspaper industry and the changing patterns.

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Bad Dogs Classic brings hundreds of wrestlers to Craig

Local athletes to compete in Hayden April 9, back in Craig April 16

Bigger, better and badder than ever. That was the scene Saturday in the Moffat County High School gym as the ninth annual Bad Dogs Classic took place, bringing in 395 youth wrestlers from Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

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On the record for April 1

On the record for April 1.

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Government update for the week of April 4

Government update for the week of April 4.

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Superfood Tip: Spring foods that make you feel good

Health magazine has suggestions on foods that will not only make you look good, but also keep you feeling great.

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Beauty Tip: Keeping your teeth white and bright

The American Dental Association has tons of tips on how to keep your teeth white. It also outlines reasons why our teeth change colors, including drinking coffee, using tobacco, aging and medications.

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Fitness Tip: Ways to get more out of your walk

My Fitness Pal, an app for smart phone and tablet users, gives tons of suggestions on health and wellness.

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On the record for March 31

On the record for March 31.

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Moffat County track stays steady amid changes

JV athletes excel in Glenwood Springs; varsity copes with Brighton cancellation

With spring snow sweeping the area, Moffat County High School track and field has a few possible changes in store for the coming week.

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Stabbing in Craig sends one to hospital

One man stabbed in neck; alleged assailant in custody

A suspect is in custody following an apparent stabbing late Tuesday night at Frontier Apartments in Craig, according to law enforcement officials.

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On the record for March 29

On the record for March 29.

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Moffat County boys swim strong in Glenwood Springs

Friday home meet in Craig canceled

Moffat County High School boys swimmers came home with some fine results this weekend after the Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational.

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On the record March 15

On the record March 15.

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Business Buzz: Gov. Hickenlooper launches new program to assist rural economiess

Governor John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday the next phase for the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 — Blueprint Initiatives — which invites the state’s rural communities and regions to apply for specialized resources to help make their economies more robust, according to a news release.

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Government update for the week of March 28

Government update for the week of March 28.

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Moffat County track speeds forth in Hotchkiss

Bulldogs win five events; boys, girls each place 3rd

Perhaps it was being at a meet that bore their name, but either way the Moffat County High School track and field teams saw lots of success Saturday. MCHS boys and girls each took third place at the Hotchkiss Bulldog Invitational, picking up wins in five events.

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State trooper hits pedestrian south of Oak Creek in Eagle County

Pedestrian sustained 'moderate' injuries

A Colorado State Trooper struck a pedestrian Friday night at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and Edwards Access Road in Eagle County, according to law enforcement officials.

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On the record for March 25

On the record for March 25.

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Moffat County winter teams honor athletes

Basketball, swimming distribute awards; wrestling ceremony to take place after Spring Break

The Moffat County High School winter sports teams recently announced their list of awards. Boys and girls basketball and girls swimming provided varsity letters and honors such as All-Conference and All-State following the season. The MCHS wrestling program will announce its awards following Spring Break.

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On the record for March 24

On the record for March 24.

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Craig children invited to New Creation Church egg hunt Saturday

Craig families won’t have to search too far this weekend for some holiday fun. New Creation Church will host its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning, with registration beginning at 10 a.m. and the event in full gear at 11 a.m. at 520 Westridge Road.

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