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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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Moffat County representatives for Club 20 selected

Club 20, a public policy group made up of individuals, businesses and local governments representing the Western Slope, held and information session and elected a Moffat County representative on Wednesday.

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Craig police officer accused of child abuse pleas not guilty

Tracy Reneau, 30, of Craig, is scheduled for a jury trial in Routt County Court on Dec. 8 and 9, according to court documents.

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Business in downtown Craig burglarized

The owner’s of the Embroidery Shoppe in downtown Craig discovered that $1,500 in cash was missing from the store’s register on Friday morning, according to local law enforcement.

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Craig Daily Press office temporarily closes due to electrical issues — business resumes remotely

An electrical transformer shorted out at the Craig Daily Press Wednesday afternoon, leaving the news organization without power.

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On the record for Oct. 4

On the record for Oct. 4.

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Moffat County Commissioner candidate forum set for Oct. 12

Hosted by the Craig Daily Press and KRAI/55 Country, the event takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Centennial Mall outside of KRAI.

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New leadership needed for Craig Girl Scouts

Local Girl Scouts are on the lookout for new leadership. The Craig Girl Scout troop is in need of a new adult volunteer adviser if they are to continue their operation, according to a news release from Girl Scouts of Colorado.

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Craig’s Scott Burke confirmed deceased

Body found in Mesa County with Ford Bronco Friday; autopsy identifies missing man

Missing Craig man Scott Burke was confirmed deceased Saturday in a release by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. The body of Burke, 43, was found west of Lands End Road Friday afternoon, a site between Palisade and Whitewater, and his identity was confirmed by Mesa County Coroner’s Office Saturday afternoon after an autopsy.

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Northwest Colorado rodeo ranks highly as fall season concludes

Kinlie, Kasen Brennise lead team roping, Kody Logan, Keenan Hayes junior high events

The short-lived fall season is in the books for Colorado State High School Rodeo Association, and those from Northwest Colorado must be feeling pretty satisfied heading into winter. Members of the Moffat County High School rodeo team are in great position for when the season picks up again in spring after command performances during events in Sept. 16 and 17 in Montrose and Sept. 23 and 24 in Elizabeth.

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Education Briefs: HYPE on Wednesday

News and events in Education.

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Beauty Tip: How do you treat toenail and fingernail fungus?

Nail fungus is no fun and often can be tough to hide during flip-flop season. So what is it and how can you get rid of it?

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Fitness Tip: Don’t forget to eat!

When you’re working out, burning calories and building muscle, it’s important to eat three meals a day and to have healthy snacks throughout the day.

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Superfood Tips: Add nuts to your diet

Nuts add a bountiful boost to your diet, and they’re great snacks.

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Weekend Roundup: A little bit country, a little bit cultured

Whether it’s good music, good exercise or good fun that gets your pulse racing, this weekend will get your heart going.

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Search continues for Craig teen missing since August

Katrina Treacy, 14, last seen Aug. 23

The disappearance of a Craig teenager has been ongoing for more than a month. Katrina Treacy, 14, was last seen Aug. 23 by her mother, Jean Robertson, who has not heard from her since.

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Craig Concert series starts with cowboy act Wylie and the Wild West

The 2016-17 Craig Concert Association kicks off with a real hootenanny. Country act Wylie and the Wild West takes the stage in Craig at 7 p.m. this Sunday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.

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Government update for the week of Sept. 26

Government update for the week of Sept. 26.

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Education Briefs: Young pros to host community event Wednesday

Educational opportunities in the region.

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Health Briefs: Free cardiovascular screenings offered on World Heart Day Thursday

Health screenings, flu shots and more health news.

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BLM to bait-trap Sand Wash Basin wild horses in October

News on BLM wild horse bait-trap happening in October.

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On the record for Sept. 23

On the record for Sept. 23.

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On the record for Sept. 22

On the record for Sept. 22.

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Weekend Roundup: Military honors, music and magic

The days are getting shorter now that autumn has definitively arrived, but whether it’s during daylight hours or late into the night, here are several options for weekend happenings.

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Commissioners enter bid for Rural Philanthropy Days convention

The Board of Moffat County Commissioners agreed to support an effort to bring the 2017 Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days conference to Moffat County.

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Elkhead Reservoir net to be installed Friday

A special, $1.2 million net is being installed to guard the spillway at Elkhead Reservoir on Friday.

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BLM Northwest District gets new field manager

The Bureau of Land Management has selected a new field manager for Colorado’s Northwest District.

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On the record for Sept. 20

On the record for Sept. 20.

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Government update for the week of Sept. 19

Government update for the week of Sept. 19.

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On the record for Sept. 16

On the record for Sept. 16.

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Education Briefs: Oh the places you’ll go

Education news briefs.

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Kmart in Craig set to close Dec. 11

Sears Holdings, the company that owns Sears and Kmart announced the closure of 60 stores system-wide including the Kmart in Craig, according to store manager David Ross.

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Health Briefs: Senior Social Center Board meets Sept. 19

Health news for miners, new USDA program for addiction recovery and teen reproductive health classes.

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Weekend Roundup: Plentiful parties

Northwest Colorado is just on the verge of autumn, and area residents are looking to make the most of what remains of warm weather in a party atmosphere.

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Whittle the Wood attendance down, revenue up

After introducing a $5 entry fee in 2016, Craig’s premier event, Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, is bringing in new revenue but still not breaking even.

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Tri-State hosts meeting about Unit 1 closure Thursday evening

Tri-State will host a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Moffat County High School, at which company CEO Mike McInnes will discuss Craig Station closing Unit 1 and answer questions. The community is encouraged to attend.

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Craig City Council debates Jake brakes

The Craig City Council killed an ordinance that would have banned the use of Jake brakes within city limits in a three to four vote Tuesday.

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A man was run over by his tractor Tuesday night in Moffat County

At around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday night, authorities were paged to assist a man after his tractor rolled over on him, according to Craig/Fire Rescue.

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County approves economic strategy

The Moffat County Board of Commissioners approved a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) that will guide the county’s economic goals and allow access to federal grants at their Tuesday morning meeting.

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Moffat County Road and Bridge gets new director

Moffat County Road and Bridge Department has a new director as of Tuesday morning.

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On the record for Sept. 13

On the record Sept. for 13.

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Officials encourage residents to take broadband survey

The firm hired by Moffat County and the City of Craig to preform broadband planning in the area kicked off its survey process Tuesday.

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Fire north of Craig burned 35 acres, putting two structures at risk

The wildland fire that ignited north of Craig lateSunday afternoon burned roughly 35 acres and put two structures in danger, according to Craig/Fire Rescue.

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Cops chase ends in Rangely after vehicle was stolen from Meeker

A car chase on Colorado Highway 64 Friday morning ended with the two arrests and multiple charges, according to a news release from Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office.

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Craig Middle School volleyball sees success in Steamboat

CMS football downed by Rawlins; cross country to run in Gypsum

Craig Middle School sports had a varied weekend as seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball traveled to Steamboat Springs Saturday and football teams remained at home, hosting Rawlins, Wyoming.

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Education Briefs: Registration for Kids Theater ends Tuesday

Kids Theater, free and reduced lunches, collage scholarship,

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Health Briefs: Building A Healthy You

Information about reproductive health classes for parents and students, Nalaxone (Narcan) available, United Way campaign kick-off, eye exams for infants and miner safety.

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Government update for the week of Sept. 12

Government update for the week of Sept. 12.

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On the record for Sept. 9

On the record for Sept. 9.

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On the record for Sept. 8

On the record for Sept. 8.