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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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Craig Elks shoot for great turnout at free-throw contest

The Craig Elks Lodge No. 1577 will host the National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest Saturday at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.

Craig Biz Buzz for Dec. 15, 2014: Rebates, coupons can save shoppers money

With the holiday season in full swing, shoppers tend to look for coupons and discount codes as a means to save money. Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming offers these tips if you’re looking for rebates or coupons.

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Craig hockey teams hit hard against Glenwood Springs

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s teams hosted the Glenwood Springs this weekend, with the Cougars finding varied results.

Weather Watch: Small, midweek snow showers hint at winter in Craig

Craig got another taste of winter weather during the past weekend, and it certainly won’t be its last, but the big seasonal storm won’t come this week.

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Daily Press to feature Letters to Santa event

Santa and Mrs. Claus will stop by the Craig Daily Press office Wednesday afternoon as part of the newspaper’s Letters to Santa event.

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Moffat County swimmers take 9th at relay event

The Moffat County High School girls swim team placed competed Saturday at the Southwestern League Relay Meet at Colorado Mesa University, placing ninth out of 12 teams.

Craig health briefs for Dec. 13, 2014: Flu shots available at drop-in clinic

Flu cases are increasing in Colorado, and it’s not too late to get your vaccine. Drop in flu clinics will be held from 8:30 to noon Tuesday at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig.

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Holiday Happenings: Sweet shows and Santa Claus in Craig

The big day continues to draw closer, and there are still many activities to engage in during this Christmas season.

Craig resident pleads guilty to illegal hunting

Justin McCurdy receives two-year prison sentence

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Moffat County District Attorney’s Office recently completed an investigation and prosecution of a Craig resident for a variety of wildlife offenses.

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Craig Middle school deals with gun and knife incidents

A Craig Middle School student was taken into custody Friday for carrying “several knives” on campus property, according to law officials. Several weeks ago, the police also helped the school with a student who was threatening gun violence, Commander Jerry DeLong confirmed.

Craig health briefs for Dec. 6, 2014: Colorado Gives Day offers opportunities to support local health organizations

The Memorial Hospital, Mind Springs Health, Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition and other local organizations are seeking donations from community members as part of Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday.

Craig education briefs for Dec. 6, 2014: Moffat County schools deck the halls with choral performances

Moffat County schools offer up choir performances galore to help the community celebrate the holiday season.

Holiday Happenings: Enjoyable events, charitable causes

With December upon us, the list of holiday activities in Craig and Moffat County goes on and on, so just like Saint Nick, you may want to check it twice to make sure you don’t miss anything.

Holiday Happenings: ‘Tis the season for decorations, goodies, community

With December upon us, the list of holiday activities in Craig and Moffat County goes on and on, so just like Saint Nick, you may want to check it twice to make sure you don’t miss anything.

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Moffat County, Hayden runner Chris Zirkle named all-American

Chris Zirkle flew to 19th place in the NAIA National Championship cross country race Nov. 22 at Rim Rock Farm outside Lawrence, Kansas. The results earned him all-American honors on behalf of Northwest Christian University.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 29, 2014: Rotary honors Youth of the Month Tane Otis

Tane Otis, a sophomore at Moffat County High School, received Rotary Club of Craig’s Youth of the Month award this month.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 29, 2014: The Memorial Hospital donates $1,000 to food bank

The Memorial Hospital will donate $1,000 to Moffat County Food Bank for holiday food baskets in correlation with its United Way workplace campaign.