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On the record for the Craig Police Department March 3

Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig health briefs for Feb. 28, 2015: TMH launches March MANness to promote men’s health

Throughout the month of March, the Memorial Hospital will offer five comprehensive health screens for men for $100. Launched last year, the initiative seeks to promote good health and early detection for common conditions among men.

Craig education briefs for Feb. 28, 2015: Craig Youth Job Fair offers job advice, opportunities

The Youth Career and Job Fair will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 12 at the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 26

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

Board of Education to discuss budget at monthly meeting Thursday

The school board has allotted extra time during its work session for public comment regarding the district’s budget and budget process, in addition to the regularly allotted public comment time during the meeting.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 24

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

Weather Watch: Scattered showers possible as cold moves into Craig

Craig and Moffat County will likely see some precipitation and definitely cooler temperatures this week as something wintry this way comes, showing it isn’t full-fledged springtime in these parts.

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Craig Daily Press wins prestigious awards from Colorado Press Association

The Craig Daily Press was recognized by the Colorado Press Association on Saturday night in Denver, winning 57 awards and three overall excellence awards for its creative services, advertising, editorial and website work in 2014.

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Car flips west of Craig on Highway 40

A sports utility vehicle rolled over Saturday night near Mile Marker 83 of Highway 40 west of Craig. A Toyota 4Runner was on its side with significant damage following an accident likely due to the iciness of the road.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 20

Craig Police Department summary of calls for service

Craig education briefs for Feb. 21, 2015: Colorado Northwestern Community College to host Black History Month event

Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig will host performer Charles Pace playing the part of Frederick Douglass at 11 a.m. Thursday in room 185 of the main academic building.

Craig health briefs for Feb. 14, 2015: VNA offers grief support group

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Hospice program is hosting its final grief education and support group from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays in the Gold Room at the Craig VNA, 745 Russell Street.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 19

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

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 17

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

Business Buzz: Bank of Colorado in Craig announces hire

Business news from across Moffat County and all of Colorado.

Government update for the week of Feb. 16

Government agendas for the week.

Precipitation could hit Craig Monday

Warmer weather expected mid week

The dry, spring-like weather in Craig might end for a day or two this week, as a small snowstorm is forecasted to blanket Craig on Monday, only to taper off and dry up on Tuesday.

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin for Feb. 16, 2015

Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Does your organization or school have scholarships available for students? Send scholarship information to Daily Press education reporter Lauren Blair at lblair@CraigDailyPress.com or 970-875-1794.

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Moffat County High School’s Issik Herod wins regional wrestling honors

Team to send Herod, Mikinzie Klimper, Stelios Peroulis to state tourney

Over the past weekend, the MCHS varsity wrestling team qualified three of its roster for the state tournament, with victories at the 3A Region 4 tourney in Montrose. Issik Herod, Mikinizie Klimper and Stelios Peroulis are the Bulldogs who will be going on to the top level of the sport within Colorado.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 13

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

Craig health briefs for Feb. 14, 2015: TMH Auxiliary offers nursing scholarship

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating or graduated Moffat County High School senior who wishes to enter into Colorado Northwestern Community College’s nursing program, according to a press release from TMH.

Craig education briefs for Feb. 14, 2015: Colorado Northwestern Community College staff and faculty recognized

Three Colorado Northwestern Community College staff and faculty members were honored at a Colorado Community College System meeting in Denver this week.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 12

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

Moffat County swimmers take 10th at league championships

Coach: ‘We finished the season strong’

The Moffat County High School girls swim team closed its season on a high note with a 10th place finish at the Southwest League Championships Friday and Saturday at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 10

On the record for Moffat County Jail and Craig Police Department summary of calls for service for Feb. 10

Moffat County Scholarship Bulletin

Scholarship Bulletin is compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations including local, state and national scholarships.

Craig Biz Buzz for Feb. 16, 2015: Owner of Craig’s RadioShack prepared for changes coming with national chain bankruptcy

On Feb. 5, electronics retailer RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and while the fate of many stores bearing its name nationwide are uncertain, its Craig location likely won’t be shutting down, even if some changes will be coming.

Weather Watch: Precipitation possible for Craig as warmth remains in area

Craig experienced its warmest day of 2015 on Saturday when the temperature reached 57, and according to the National Weather Service, this unseasonable warmth will diminish only slightly as a small amount of precipitation creeps into the area with a cold front starting Monday night.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 6

Moffat County Sheriff jail report, Craig Police Department summary of calls for service and Crime of the Month for January.

Craig health briefs for Feb. 7, 2015: The Memorial Hospital to host quarterly What to Expect presentation

Expecting moms and dads are invited to The Memorial Hospital from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for an informational session hosted by TMH physicians.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 5

Moffat County Sheriff jail report, Craig Police Department summary of calls for service and Crime of the Month for January

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Saturday fundraiser for Moffat County’s MaryBea Neu

Event includes food, fun, big-ticket auction items

A fundraiser will take place at Centennial Mall on Saturday to benefit MaryBea Neu, a fourth generation resident of Moffat County — better known to many by her maiden name, MaryBea Robertson — who has been battling Stage 4 colon cancer for several years and is seeking alternative treatments that will not be covered by insurance.

On the record for Moffat County Jail Feb. 3

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

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