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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Stories by Craig Daily Press

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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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On the record for May 20

On the record for May 20.

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On the record for May 19

On the record for May 19.

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Craig Chamber brings back mystery show this Saturday

It’s no mystery what’s happening this weekend other than a whole lot of fun. Back by popular demand, Craig Chamber of Commerce will host “Million Dollar Murder,” a performance from Colorado entertainment company Talent Denver at 7 p.m. Saturday at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

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On the record for May 17

On the record for May 17.

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CNCC Board approves proposed budget

The proposed budget allots $45,850 for the salary of a soccer coach, in line with a plan developed earlier to add soccer to the CNCC Craig Campus.

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The Memorial Hospital Board announces two CEO finalists

Search comes as hospital moves away from use of management company

TMH Board Chairman Forrest Luke noted the importance of experience in the hospital’s next CEO, given the hospital’s movement away from use of a management company.

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Daily Press wins General Excellence and Sweepstakes from Colorado Press Association

The Daily Press accepted a total of 46 awards for its work across all departments in 2015. Not only did the Daily Press win the 2015 Sweepstakes in its class for photography, editorial, layout and design, advertising, and online, but the newspaper also won General Excellence.

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Government update for the week of May 16

Government update for the week of May 16.

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Moffat County girls track wins Tiger Invitational

Athletes finish strong in final event leading to state

This week, Moffat County High School track and field teams caught a tiger by the tail to assert their dominance headed into the state finals. MCHS girls won the Grand Junction High School Tiger Invitational Thursday and Friday, beating out a field of 4A and 5A schools, including Palisade, Glenwood Springs, Durango and the hosting Junction team, among others.

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Craig Clean-Up Days start next weekend

City of Craig’s Solid Waste Department will host Craig Clean-Up Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 and 22 at the north end of Craig City Park.

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On the record for May 13

On the record for May 13.

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Superfood Tip: Big, delicious asparagus are in season

Have you notice the jumbo asparagus in the produce section at your local grocery store. For the last few weeks, City Market has sold big asparagus that are packed full of health benefits.

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Beauty Tip: What's the best way to protect your nails?

Have you ever wonder what the best care is for your nails?

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On the record for May 12

On the record for May 12.

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On the record for May 10

On the record for May 10.

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Moffat County swimmers fifth at Western Slope Championships

Jesse Kurz qualifies for state in two races; swim coach ends time with team

The season is officially done for Moffat County High School boys swimming, though one of its team members finished the schedule with multiple distinctions. MCHS swimmer Jesse Kurz posted state qualifying times during the Western Slope Conference Championships in Grand Junction, hitting the mark in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle.

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Business Buzz: YVDP releases Fast Facts

Business news for Northern Colorado.

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Government update for the week of May 9

Government update for the week of May 9

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Moffat County athletes on track in first day of regional event

Mattie Jo Duzik, Keenan Hildebrandt, Emily Womble take league titles

If the second half of the regional gathering is anything like the first for Moffat County High School, the Bulldogs will be bringing baubles galore on the bus ride back home. MCHS track and field took three league titles Friday in the opening day of the Western Slope Multi-Leagues Meet at Grand Junction’s Stocker Stadium, as Mattie Jo Duzik, Keenan Hildebrandt and Emily Womble each proved the best of the bunch in their events to help Moffat County girls stand at second place and boys third.

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On the Record for May 6

On the Record for May 6.

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Superfood Tip: Juicy, red strawberries boost health

It’s that time of year when fruits and vegetables sound more appealing, especially as the weather heats up. Nothing helps cool you down and keep you healthy like ripe, delicious strawberries, and there are a number of ways to eat them.

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Fitness Tip: 7 minute workout app helps keep you motivated

A free app in the app store called the 7 minute workout is designed to help people get or stay in shape, and it only takes… wait for it… 7 minutes to complete!

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On the record for May 3

On the record for May 3.

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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.