Darian Warden

Health/Education Reporter

Email: dwarden@craigdailypress.com

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CNCC talent show sees success in 1st year

Taking the stage, Alayna Behrman’s gold and white dress glimmered under the bright spotlight in the Moffat County High School auditorium Saturday evening. Only 10-years-old, Behrman competed in the Colorado Northwestern Community College Talent Show showcasing her singing abilities and won first place.

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CMS students participate in poetry reading

Casandra Cruz and nine other Craig Middle School eighth-graders read poems in front of their families and friends Thursday at Downtown Books as part of the Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest.

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Horizons' Pick-a-dish Fundraiser successful in first year

Horizons Specialized Services client Melinda Orr teamed up with Layle Dees, of The Memorial Hospital’s Mountain Cafe, to create a winning dish, taking first place in the judge’s choice category during Horizons' inaugural Pick-a-dish Fundraiser on Thursday night.

TMH and Craig Lions Club to host community health fair

For those Moffat County residents concerned because the 9News Health Fair won’t make its usual stop in Craig this year, local health care officials have one message: have no fear.

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Horizons to host Pick-a-Dish fundraiser Thursday

Local restaurants are pairing up with Horizons Specialized Services clients to cook specialty dishes for the community to sample and vote on Thursday evening during the Pick-A-Dish fundraiser.

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Friends of Moffat County Education asking community for help with book drive

The group has received 3,000 books so far, leaving them 10,000 books short of the 13,000-book goal. The deadline is Saturday.

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Food pantry clients moving from emergency to monthly use

The Food Bank of the Rockies mobile pantry unit will roll into Craig next Tuesday as one of its monthly stops on the Western Slope. As usual, there most likely will be a long line of people waiting for food at the Craig Boys & Girls Club. Although not having enough to eat usually isn’t associated with the American culture of super-sized fast food, the Food Bank of the Rockies reports one in seven Coloradans go hungry.

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Kids travel the world during spring break at Boys & Girls Club of Craig

The Craig Boys & Girls Club took a trip around the world during spring break, visiting places such as Mexico, Japan, Antarctica and Africa.

Weekly CNCC Craig campus update

Here's what's happening at Colorado Northwestern Community College:

Local author to hold book signing at Downtown Books

As a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator who has been living with Type 1 diabetes since 1975, Jane K. Dickinson has heard the question often over the years. “What can I eat?” people ask upon their diagnosis.

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Colorado Northwestern Community College students Zach Emerson, left, and Zoe Sowers, sing an acapella version of Gotye's "Somebody that I Used to Know," Saturday evening during the CNCC Talent Show.

Alyana Behrman, 10, performs during the Colorado Northwestern Community College's first Talent Show Saturday evening at the Moffat County High School auditorium. Behrman took first in the show.

Craig Middle School eighth-grader Jamie Ferre reads her poem Thursday evening at Downtown Books in Craig. Ferre took fourth place in the Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest.

Stephanie Perez, left, co-owner of Carelli's Pizzeria and Pasta, works with Horizons Specialized Services client Janalee Nugent on Thursday during Horizon's Pick-a-dish Fundraiser. Eight clients and restaurants paired up to make dishes for guests to sample during the event.

Horizon's Specialized Services client Jamie Ogden, 22, wears the chef's coat she was presented with at the Holiday Inn in Craig on Thursday afternoon. Ogden was paired with Castle Ranch Steakhouse chef Tony Hillewaert for the Horizon's Pick-a-dish fundraiser. Ogden worked to prepare a recipe for the fundraiser with Hillewaert.

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