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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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On the record for June 24

On the record for June 24.

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Government update for the week of June 27

Government update for the week of June 27.

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Beauty Tip: Taking proper care of sunburns

It’s that time of year where we’re all spending more time outdoors in the hot, blistering sun. Although we’d like to avoid getting sunburns, sometimes it happens.

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Superfood Tip: Beets are extremely healthy

Beets are not only healthy, but they help lower blood pressure, according to a number of health experts.

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Fitness Tip: Paddle boarding burns massive calories

Two great spots exist right here in Craig for paddle boarding — the Yampa River and Elkhead Reservoir. Don’t worry if you don’t have a paddle board, as Red Coyote Adventure out of Jackson’s in Craig rents paddle boards.

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Craig hit with power outages after rough burst of weather

Strong winds and brief rain hit Craig in the late afternoon and early evening Thursday, causing electrical power outrages in multiple parts of town, including Ranney Street and Victory Way, part of isolated showers and thunderstorms throughout Northwest Colorado.

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On the record for June 23

On the record for June 23.

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Craig Sea Sharks pool talents for ABC Meet

The members of Craig Sea Sharks showed their capability for aquatic awesomeness during their home event, the ABC Swim Meet, Saturday and Sunday. Craig swimmers won 47 individual races while in their own pool, a result that earned them fourth place overall as a team among 11 total groups at the ABC Meet at Craig City Pool Complex, including Steamboat Springs, Meeker, Rangely, Delta, Grand Junction and Wyoming.

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On the record for June 21

On the record for June 21.

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118 autos roll into Craig for Young Life Car Show

The 12th annual Bear River Young Life Car Show and Fundraiser took place Father’s Day weekend in downtown Craig with 118 total cars and motorcycles on display. Young Life organizers are still tabulating the amount of money raised through attendees’ votes for their favorite autos and the car wash by group members, though funds will go toward the organization’s work providing area teens the chance to attend youth camps.

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Government update for the week of June 20

Government update for the week of June 20.

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Whittle the Wood Rendezvous schedule

Schedule for Whittle the Wood activities. The four-day festival runs through Saturday. Saturday is the only day the event has a $5 admission fee. Children 12 and under get in free. Thursday and Friday are free.

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Beauty Tip: Lemons are used for rough elbows, dark colors

Most people slice up lemons for their water or squeeze them on their favorite fish meal, but did you know that lemons are used also to soften and remove dark colors from elbows?

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Superfood Tip: Bananas offer powerful punch of nutrition

Have you ever been famished and needed an extra little boost of nutrition before your next big meal? Rather than reaching for chips or candy, reach for a healthy, potassium packed banana. Not only are they filling, but they have a plethora of benefits for your body and mind.

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On the record for June 16

On the record for June 16.

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On the record for June 14

On the record for June 14.

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Government update for the week of June 13

Government update for the week of June 13.

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Business Buzz: Data partners release Fast Facts for Northwest Colorado

Yampa Valley Data Partners tracks economic trends in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties, giving residents a glimpse of the economy in Northwest Colorado.

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Beauty Tip: Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!

You’ve heard it before — wearing sunscreen is vital to keeping skin healthy and young looking. It also helps prevent skin cancer.

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Superfood Tip: Chocolate’s healthy side

According to many health experts and websites, there is a benefit to eating chocolate. Pause for to cheer!

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CNCC names new president of Craig and Rangely campuses

Colorado Northwestern Community College announced that Ronald A. Granger was appointed president of Colorado Northwestern Community College by Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System.

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Internet is back up throughout Craig

The internet was down in various areas in Craig and throughout Northwest Colorado Friday morning, but it's now up and running again.

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On the record for June 7

On the record for June 7.

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Craig stays in step for Steamboat Marathon

Half-marathon: Todd Trapp 10th, Carter Severson 2nd in age group

The running of the 35th annual Steamboat Springs Marathon took place Sunday, and among the harriers from across the country who took part in the tradition were a number of neighbors to the west. Craig runners had good showings in the event’s three races, which included the full 26.2 miles, the half-marathon and the 10-kilometer.

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Fall sports schedules announced for Moffat County High School

League changes affect Bulldog football, volleyball, soccer

The athletes of Moffat County High School are already training for the fall season, and though the lineup of events may see some minor adjustments between now and August, some considerable changes are in store for many of the Bulldog teams. MCHS recently released its fall sports schedules including football, volleyball, boys soccer, boys golf and cross country.

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TMH announces new interim CEO after reopening search

David Faulkner, employed by Quorum Health Resources, will fill temporary post

The board announced last Thursday night that it will continue the search for a new CEO.

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Public hearing on school district budget scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday

Hearing follows school board's acceptance of a preliminary budget last month

The board of education accepted a preliminary budget last month.

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1 man arrested for DUI after rollover — 3 juveniles were in vehicle

The rollover occurred on the east side of Elk Head Reservoir, on Moffat County Road 28, about two miles east of Moffat County Road 29.

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Cancer Drive provides family fun to support Moffat County Cancer Society

Fundraiser features football camps, Broncos cheer clinic, color run

The third annual Cancer Drive hosted by Victory Motors of Craig takes place next week, with multiple activities available during the weekend.

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Government update for the week of June 6

Government update for the week of June 6.

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On the record for June 2

On the record for June 2.

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Moffat County girls race to All-State honors

Kayla Pinnt repeats as 3A Athlete of the Year

Colorado High School Activities Association recently named its All-State teams for track and field, and four of Moffat County High School’s fastest made the cut.

Beauty Tip: Washing makeup off keeps skin healthy

We’ve all heard it before — washing off makeup before bed keeps your skin fresh and healthy, but do we know what happens to our skin when we don’t wash our face at night?

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Michelle Balleck named director for Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership

New hire to start full-time June 20

Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership recently announced its new executive director. Michelle Balleck will take on the position of the organization’s head staff person beginning June 20, replacing Audrey Danner, who resigned in mid-April after about three years as director.

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On the record for June 2

On the record for June 2.

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Engaged audience participates in suicide awareness training

Participants share stories, queries about a deeply local issue

“When in doubt, call,” said Thornhill, program director for Mind Springs Health, in Craig. “Period. Across the board. Call.”

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On the record for May 31

On the record for May 31.

Youth shooters accommodated by city

At their weekly meeting, Craig city council amended the municipal code to accommodate 4-H shooters.

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Opening day for Craig City Pool is Wednesday

Aquatics activities this summer include state meet for Sea Sharks

The wait to dip a toe in the water is nearly done. The Craig City Pool Complex will officially open for business Wednesday afternoon as people of all ages splash into the summer.

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On the record for May 26

On the record for May 26.

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Ronald A. Granger announced as finalist for Colorado Northwest Community College's president

Current President Russell George scheduled to retire on June 30

Colorado Northwest Community College has a finalist for the president’s position. Ronald A. Granger serves as vice president for Administrative Services at Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyo.

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Humane society hopes to create dog park in Craig

The Moffat County Humane Society is looking to secure a grant to help create a dog park in Craig.

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On the record for May 26

On the record for May 26.

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On the record for May 24

On the record for May 24.

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Former Craig doctor sentenced to prison

A former Craig doctor who was convicted of overprescribing narcotic painkillers has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.

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Business Buzz: Free Community Dinner on June 3 in downtown Craig

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

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Government Update for the week of May 30

Government Update for the week of May 30.

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Superfood Tip: Slice into bell peppers

Bell peppers come in many shapes and forms and can be added to a number of meals. They’re also a healthy and quick snack.

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Fitness Tip: Looking for a rigorous workout in Craig?

If you’re looking to get fit and don’t want to spend time or money in the gym, try hiking Cedar Mountain, which offers several different hikes.

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Beauty Tip: Can secondhand smoke hurt your skin?

Second hand smoke not only causes cancer and is harmful to anyone — including children and animals — but it’s also bad for your skin.

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