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Craig Daily Press Staff Report

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Bipartisan letters sent to Jewell concerning Trapper coal mine in Moffat County

Two U.S. Senators from Colorado sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Wednesday, urging her to finalize the environmental assessment for Trapper coal mine in Moffat County before the April 30 deadline.

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On the record for April 5

On the record for April 5.

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Moffat County track puts forth best effort in Grand Junction

Bulldogs lead 3A state rankings in four events

The amount of participants was smaller Saturday than any varsity meet Moffat County High School track and field teams have had this year, but the numbers spoke for themselves at the Mickey Dunn Invitational. A smaller Bulldog turnout for the Grand Junction event — not originally on the schedule — had MCHS girls placing seventh and boys ninth overall, but athletes let loose their competitive spirit with no less than 30 season bests.

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Coffee and a Newspaper slated for Wednesday

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper event at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. Discussion will focus on the evolution of the newspaper industry and the changing patterns.

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Bad Dogs Classic brings hundreds of wrestlers to Craig

Local athletes to compete in Hayden April 9, back in Craig April 16

Bigger, better and badder than ever. That was the scene Saturday in the Moffat County High School gym as the ninth annual Bad Dogs Classic took place, bringing in 395 youth wrestlers from Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

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On the record for April 1

On the record for April 1.

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Government update for the week of April 4

Government update for the week of April 4.

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Superfood Tip: Spring foods that make you feel good

Health magazine has suggestions on foods that will not only make you look good, but also keep you feeling great.

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Beauty Tip: Keeping your teeth white and bright

The American Dental Association has tons of tips on how to keep your teeth white. It also outlines reasons why our teeth change colors, including drinking coffee, using tobacco, aging and medications.

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Fitness Tip: Ways to get more out of your walk

My Fitness Pal, an app for smart phone and tablet users, gives tons of suggestions on health and wellness.

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On the record for March 31

On the record for March 31.

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Moffat County track stays steady amid changes

JV athletes excel in Glenwood Springs; varsity copes with Brighton cancellation

With spring snow sweeping the area, Moffat County High School track and field has a few possible changes in store for the coming week.

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Stabbing in Craig sends one to hospital

One man stabbed in neck; alleged assailant in custody

A suspect is in custody following an apparent stabbing late Tuesday night at Frontier Apartments in Craig, according to law enforcement officials.

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On the record for March 29

On the record for March 29.

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Moffat County boys swim strong in Glenwood Springs

Friday home meet in Craig canceled

Moffat County High School boys swimmers came home with some fine results this weekend after the Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational.

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On the record March 15

On the record March 15.

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Business Buzz: Gov. Hickenlooper launches new program to assist rural economiess

Governor John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday the next phase for the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 — Blueprint Initiatives — which invites the state’s rural communities and regions to apply for specialized resources to help make their economies more robust, according to a news release.

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Government update for the week of March 28

Government update for the week of March 28.

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Moffat County track speeds forth in Hotchkiss

Bulldogs win five events; boys, girls each place 3rd

Perhaps it was being at a meet that bore their name, but either way the Moffat County High School track and field teams saw lots of success Saturday. MCHS boys and girls each took third place at the Hotchkiss Bulldog Invitational, picking up wins in five events.

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State trooper hits pedestrian south of Oak Creek in Eagle County

Pedestrian sustained 'moderate' injuries

A Colorado State Trooper struck a pedestrian Friday night at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and Edwards Access Road in Eagle County, according to law enforcement officials.

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On the record for March 25

On the record for March 25.

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Moffat County winter teams honor athletes

Basketball, swimming distribute awards; wrestling ceremony to take place after Spring Break

The Moffat County High School winter sports teams recently announced their list of awards. Boys and girls basketball and girls swimming provided varsity letters and honors such as All-Conference and All-State following the season. The MCHS wrestling program will announce its awards following Spring Break.

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On the record for March 24

On the record for March 24.

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Craig children invited to New Creation Church egg hunt Saturday

Craig families won’t have to search too far this weekend for some holiday fun. New Creation Church will host its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning, with registration beginning at 10 a.m. and the event in full gear at 11 a.m. at 520 Westridge Road.

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On the record for March 22

On the record for March 22.

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Craig Middle School wrestling pins down district title

Bulldogs take seven individual championships in Rangely

The Bulldogs added a district championship to their list of honors this season with a big win Saturday in Rangely as seven individuals rose to the top of their weight classes.

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Government update for the week of March 21

Government update for the week of March 21.

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Driver in Friday rollover identified as Craig resident

Colorado State Patrol has identified the driver in a Friday rollover accident on Moffat County Road 7.

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1 adult, 1 juvenile dead in rollover crash on Moffat County road 7

Names being withheld until family is notified of crash

A single-vehicle rollover crash on Moffat County Road 7 late Friday afternoon left a 32-year-old man and a juvenile dead after they were ejected from a Dodge truck, according to Colorado State Patrol.

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Moffat County track speeds to solid finish Friday

MCHS wins three events at Rifle Invite; girls place 3rd, boys 7th

The Moffat County High School track and field teams are back in business. The Bulldogs made a great impression Friday at the Rifle Invitational with a trio of first-place finishes in the girls 100-meter dash, the girls 4x400 relay and the boys 4x800 relay.

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Craig, Moffat County agencies respond to vehicle rollover Friday

A single-vehicle rollover accident happened on Moffat County Road 7 late Friday afternoon.

Scholarship Happenings for Craig and Moffat County

Scholarship listings for Craig and Moffat County students.

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On the record for March 18

On the record for March 18.

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On the record for March 17

On the record for March 17.

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Moffat County Republican convention slated for Saturday

Delegates to choose commissioner candidates

At the convention, the 97 delegates elected at the March 1 precinct caucuses will pick which county commissioner candidates they want to see compete in the June primary.

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Business Buzz: Allison’s Pantry to open on Yampa

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

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Craig Middle School wrestles its way to Northwest Colorado championship

Bulldogs take 10 titles in event hosted by Soroco

The wrestling program at Craig Middle School is showing no signs of stopping heading into the final portion of its season. The Bulldogs claimed the top team spot Saturday during the Northwest Colorado Championships hosted by Soroco Middle School in Oak Creek. CMS sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders amassed 239 points during the weekend to place first of eight schools, again picking up numerous individual wins.

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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.