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Moffat County wrestlers get physical at Maverick Duals

Issik Herod, Chris Moschetti undefeated at Colorado Mesa meet

The varsity wrestlers of Moffat County High School hit the mat with a vengeance Saturday at the Maverick Duals hosted by Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. A lengthy day at the 15-team event — which included schools from up and down the Western Slope ranging from fellow northwest corner towns like Meeker and Rangely to those farther south like Montezuma-Cortez — saw the Bulldogs go 2-3 in overall team numbers, picking up group wins against Cedaredge (43-32) and Hotchkiss (37-35) while falling in the tallies to Paonia, Olathe and Montrose, 43-31, 42-31 and 42-30, respectively.

Craig health briefs for Dec. 5, 2015: TMH names interim CEO to start Thursday

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

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Harvesting the Christmas spirit: Tree permits offer opportunity for affordable family fun

The Christmas season means Santa Claus and Rudolph, gathering with friends and feasting on indulgent treats, and of course, Christmas trees draped in sparkling lights and ornaments.

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Holiday Happenings: Christmastime is near, my dear

The Christmas season is in full swing, and the weeks to come are packed with fun and festive events to that effect.

Government update for the week of Dec. 4

Government update for the week of Dec. 4.

On the record for Dec. 4

On the record for Dec. 4.

TMH names interim CEO to start Thursday

The Memorial Hospital in Craig has announced that Interim Chief Executive Officer John Nickens has been appointed to fill the vacancy left by current CEO John Rossfeld, whose final day will be Dec. 11.

Beauty Tip: Chapped lips strike during cold, dry weather

Chapped lips are painful and uncomfortable, making it difficult to eat food, drive beverages and talk. As the weather continues to get colder and dryer, the chances of dealing with chapped lips increases.

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Craig community invited to weekend’s Down Home Christmas

When you think of the holidays, spending it in a place cozy and cheery usually comes to mind. Something with a lot of fun activities doesn’t hurt either. Alice Pleasant Park is the place to be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday for the second annual Down Home Christmas Celebration as Downtown Business Association welcomes the community to spread some yuletide joy.

On the record for Dec. 3

On the record for Dec. 3.

On the record for Dec. 1

On the record for Dec. 1.

Weather Watch: Craig sees Thanksgiving snow, with more on the way

Those who were hoping for snow to kick off the holiday got their wish granted recently, and the activity may not be done yet. Craig saw about six inches of powder in the past few days, with roughly half of the cold substance falling in the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day. Precipitation looks to continue Sunday and Monday, possibly stretching through Tuesday as the area is under a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” by the National Weather Service.

Craig man involved in rollover accident late Friday night

A rollover accident on Colorado Highway 13 sent one man to The Memorial Hospital in the early hours of Saturday.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 28, 2015: National Day of Remembrance Thursday for drunk driving victims

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

Fitness Tip: Participate in Hayden's Turkey Trot

The 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run in Hayden will give people a chance to work off their Thanksgiving feast and help raise money for a good cause. The race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park, 513 Poplar St., and promises to take place in “rain, snow, sleet or shine.”

Beauty Tip: How to avoid dandruff

Dandruff can be incredibly uncomfortable, let alone embarrassing. So how does dandruff occur, and what are the best remedies?

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2 transported after rollover accident west of Craig

Friday's crash marks 3rd Moffat County rollover in past week

Colorado State Patrol Cpt. Douglas Conrad said in terms of injuries there was “nothing serious.”

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Craig education briefs for Nov. 27, 2015: Parenting class offers tools, free dinner, free childcare

Connections 4 Kids is offering a free Incredible Years parenting class to parents of preschool-age kids, kindergarteners and first-graders, featuring tools to support the social, emotional and academic development of their child.

Government update for the week of Nov. 30

Government update for the week of Nov. 30.

On the record for Nov. 25

On the record for Nov. 25.

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Holiday Happenings: Craig’s countdown to Christmas

The holiday season is coming soon, and here are some of the early events to get you in the spirit in Craig and Moffat County.

On the record for Nov. 24

On the record for Nov. 24.

Government update for the week of Nov. 23

Government update for the week of Nov. 23.

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Driver sustains 'life-threatening' injuries in rollover Friday night

Victims names have not been released

A 26-year-old Craig man was ejected from a truck Friday night on Moffat County Road 7 when the vehicle he was driving rolled over, according to Colorado State Patrol. A 21-year-old female also was in the car.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 21, 2015: MCHS presents Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

The Moffat County High School Theatre Department's production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. wraps up a series of performances Saturday, and other Northwest Colorado education news.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 21, 2015: Drop-in assistance available for health insurance enrollment

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

On the record for Nov. 20

On the record for Nov. 20.

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On the record for Nov. 19.

On the record for Nov. 17

On the record for Nov. 17.

Government update for the week of Nov. 13

Government update for the week of Nov. 13.

Beauty Tip: Get your beauty rest

Getting enough sleep not only makes you feel good, it also helps you look good.

Fitness Tip: Getting rid of flabby arms

Flabby arms are easy to tackle as long as you stick with a regular routine each week.

Superfood Tip: Add a little spice to food with curry

Did you know that curry powder has a number of health benefits?

On the record for Nov. 13.

On the record for Nov. 13.

On the record for Nov. 12

On the record for Nov. 12.

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Moffat County High School honors accomplishments of fall sports season

The Moffat County High School gym was full of people and full of pride Tuesday night as the fall sports teams acknowledged its many triumphs. Teams including football, volleyball, cross country, boys soccer, boys golf and rodeo handed out awards as part of the evening, while the spirit team — who will receive awards following the winter season — and MCHS girls who participate in Meeker’s varsity softball team also received acknowledgement.

Moffat County High School to host Veterans Day assembly

Moffat County High School invites the public to attend its annual Veterans Day assembly from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to honor those who have served the nation in the military.

On the record for Nov. 10

On the record for Nov. 10.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 7, 2015: Moffat County Library kicks off Winter Reading Program

The Moffat County Library’s Winter Reading Program kicked off this month with the theme “Slide Into a Good Book.”

Health Insurance Tip: Are you eligible for tax subsidies?

Though the state health insurance marketplace is open to anyone who wants to purchase health coverage, only some are eligible for tax credits via the marketplace.

Medicare Tip: Can you spot Medicare fraud?

The Senior Medicare Patrol is an educational program designed by the State Health Insurance Assistance program to help consumers learn how to “protect, detect and report” health care fraud. What can you do if you see suspicious charges on your Medicare Summary Notice or doctor bill?

Government update for the week of Nov. 9

Government update for the week of Nov. 9.

On the record for Nov. 6

On the record for Nov. 6.

Superfood Tip: Taking a look at tasty tomatoes

Ah, tomatoes — those red, juicy, scrumptious and healthy vine fruits that add flavor to a variety of meals. Aside from the flavor enhancers found in tomatoes, they also have an incredible health benefit.

Pregnancy Center to host chili supper fundraiser, silent auction

Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center’s annual chili supper and silent auction will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at The Center of Craig. This year’s theme is Celebrating New Beginnings.

Trapper public comment closes Thursday

Thursday is the last day the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement will accept public comment to aide in the drafting of its environmental assessment for Trapper Mine.

On the record for Oct. 5

On the record for Oct. 5.

On the record for Nov. 3

On the record for Nov. 3

Craig police warn of scam

Craig Police Department is warning residents of a scam that attempts to convince victims they have won a prize in order to take their money.