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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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Beauty Tip: Caring for dry skin

When dealing with dry skin in colder months, there are several ways to combat it.

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Government update for the week of March 14

Government update for the week of March 14.

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Semi truck catches fire at Peroulis Brother Trucking east of Craig

A parked semi truck caught fire Friday afternoon at Peroulis Trucking company on the east side of Craig.

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On the record for March 11

On the record for March 11.

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On the record for March 10

On the record for March 10.

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On the record for March 8

On the record for March 8.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers hold on to high scores to win Montrose tourney

Bulldogs move on to Soroco, Rangely events to finish season

Craig Middle School wrestlers continued their hot streak over the weekend with strong showings at not one but two area tournaments. The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squadron of Bulldogs attended the Centennial Braves Invitational in Montrose and the Carl Ramunno Invitational in Steamboat Springs Saturday, winning the former and placing fifth at the latter

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Craig Middle School writers show talent for verse in poetry contest

Contest honors late Craig resident, cash prizes donated by Parrotheads

The Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest, open to Craig Middle School students, awarded eight winners Wednesday night as part of a poetry reading at Downtown Books.

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Government update for the week of March 5

Government update for the week of March 5.

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Beauty Tip: Anxiety is a bad look and unhealthy

Do you suffer from constant anxiety?

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Fitness Tip: Find the right shoes for running, walking, hiking

Do you like to run, walk or hike? Did you know that athletic companies offer specific shoes for each category to protect your feet, back and leg health?

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Superfood Tip: Eat more fruit and veggies to lower blood pressure

Harvard Medical School is advising people to eat more fruit in order to lower high blood pressure.

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On the record for March 4

On the record for March 4.

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On the record for March 3

On the record for March 3.

Government update for the week of Feb 29

Government update for the week of Feb 29.

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Business Buzz: Downtown Books launches new website

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers conquer at Hayden tourney

Their season goes by quick, and the members of the Craig Middle School wrestling know it, which is why they came out powerfully in their first meet. The Bulldog team of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders took first place overall Saturday during the Northwest Invitational hosted by Hayden, nine teams attending.

Beauty Tip: Vitamin E for beautiful skin and lips

Many skin and lip products have Vitamin E in the ingredients, as it helps people maintain soft, healthy skin.

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On the record for Feb. 26

On the record for Feb. 26.

On the record for Feb. 25

On the record for Feb. 25.

On the record for Feb. 23

On the record for Feb. 23.

5th candidate enters Moffat County District 1 race

Another candidate has entered the race for the District 1 seat on the Board of Moffat County Commissioners.

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Fundraising Craig Kiwanis play performs in March

The curtain is ready to rise for one of Craig’s favorite local traditions. The 70th annual Kiwanis Club play takes place March 4 and 5 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, and tickets are going fast.

Government update for the week of Feb. 22

Government update for the week of Feb. 22.

Beauty Tip: How often should you brush your teeth?

Keeping your teeth clean helps you maintain fresh breath, a nice smile and keeps dental bills low.

BLM seeks input on trail management plan

The Little Snake Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is hosting an open house on Tuesday to discuss the development of the region’s travel management plan.

Fitness Tip: Fitness app offers 30-day plank challenge

If you're looking to build your core muscle strength, there's an excellent way to do it, according to a My Fitness Pal workout.

On the record for Feb. 19

On the record for Feb. 19.

On the record for Feb. 18

On the record for Feb. 18.

Taste of Chocolate, Cherish the Little Things winners announced

On Monday, Downtown Business Association announced the winners of the 10th annual Taste of Chocolate, held Saturday in downtown Craig alongside the 21st annual Art Walk.

On the record for Feb. 16

On the record for Feb. 16.

Comment period closing for two Moffat County Mines

The public comment period for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s environmental assessments for two Northwest Colorado mines is coming to a close this week.

Tax help available in Moffat County this filing season

The program will provide “free, confidential, and secure preparation and e-filing of Federal and Colorado State income taxes to taxpayers who qualify,” according to a statement from the Moffat County United Way

Government update for the week of Feb. 14

Government update for the week of Feb. 14.

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Six Moffat County wrestlers state-bound

Bulldogs place eight at regional tournament, team takes third

Last season, Moffat County High School wrestling sent three athletes to the state championships, and double the amount of Bulldogs will be heading to the Pepsi Center after this weekend.

Hunting brochures, applications available online

Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s 2016 hunting brochures for big game, sheep and goats, as well as applications for licenses, are now available online at cpw.state.co.us/learn/pages/planyourhunt.aspx, according to a news release from CPW.

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Moffat County girls burn Coal Ridge in high-score Friday blowout

Bulldog boys take one-point, last-second loss to league-leading Titans

Friday night in Craig may have been one of the greatest point differences ever seen between two subsequent basketball games. Moffat County High School hosted Coal Ridge, with the results being polar opposites as Bulldogs took on the Titans.

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Moffat County wrestling powers through opening day at regional tourney

7 Bulldog grapplers remain in championship contention

After one day of competition, Moffat County High School wrestling stands at second place as a team in the 3A Region 4 Tournament, with several Bulldog athletes keeping their mind on the championship.

Beauty Tip: A beauty tip for men — get rid of ear and nose hairs

According to Livestrong.com, men need beauty tips too. Unwanted hairs can be distracting. One suggestion the website offers is for men to be aware of ear and nose hairs.

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Moffat County wrestlers ranked highly heading into regionals

Moffat County High School wrestlers are ready and raring to go this weekend for what may be the final competition of the year for some and the stepping-stone to state for others. The 3A Region 4 Tournament takes place Friday and Saturday in Montrose, with the Bulldogs among 14 teams that will attend, including Basalt, Bayfield, Coal Ridge, Delta, Eagle Valley, Grand Valley, Gunnison, Montezuma-Cortez, Olathe, Pagosa Springs, Rifle, Sheridan and Steamboat Springs.

On the record for Feb. 12

On the record for Feb. 12.

On the record for Feb. 9

On the record for Feb. 9.

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Craig hockey teams net wins during weekend

Each of the Craig Youth Hockey Association teams saw success over the weekend as they all come to the last stretch of their seasons.

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Craig equine owner seeking online votes for $1,400 prize

Like any horse owner, Craig’s Kayla Pinnt enjoys showing off her bond with her favorite animal. Cast your vote in My Equine Valentine, sponsored by tack brand Tough 1. The online contest is open to horse owners of all ages wanting to display their appreciation for their four-legged friends.

Business Buzz: New tattoo shop opens on Yampa Avenue

Business news across the region.

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Olathe Pirates provide pushback for Moffat County basketball

Girls take 1st conference loss, boys achieve third win in a row

Fortunes were varied Friday night for Moffat County High School hoops teams, as varsity basketball traveled to Olathe.

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Downtown Craig features artistic variety leading up to Valentine’s Day

Cherish the Little Things, Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate, holiday dance next week

Year after year, downtown Craig becomes a hub of activity in mid-February as multiple events provide a place to delight the senses. Next week will be a busy one as four favorite events come up: the 21st annual Art Walk, 10th annual Taste of Chocolate, fifth annual Cherish the Little Things Art Show and second annual Valentine’s Dance.

Superfood Tip: Bananas provide plethora of benefits

Bananas are available for purchase year round, making them an easy snack with a health boost anytime of the year.

Government update for the week of Feb. 8

Government update for the week of Feb. 8.

Fitness Tip: 3 ways to burn 100 calories

Burning calories helps you maintain a healthy weight, but what if you're always on the go and have a difficult time fitting in a daily exercise routine?