Hans Hallgren

Email: hhallgren@craigdailypress.com Call: 970-875-1792

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Hans Hallgren began as photographer at the Daily Press in September 2007. He graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver in 2005 and interned at The Golden Transcript during that time. After graduating he moved to Connecticut to work for The Hour, a daily newspaper in Norwalk, Con., for almost two years. He moved back to Colorado to be close to family in Denver in July. In his free time he enjoys watching movies and working on his art.

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Moffat County Literacy Council looks to boost interest in reading

Using a $3,000 grant, the Literacy Council is focusing on community awareness and is handing out free books at upcoming community events in April, culminating in a literacy festival April 29 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig.

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CBI agent talks to seniors about protection from identity theft

John Zamora, an agent for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's Identity Theft Fraud Unit for the Western Slope, based in Grand junction, talked about identity theft to a group of more than 50 seniors at the American Legion Post 62.

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20-year-old dies after reported skateboard incident

A day after reportedly falling off his skateboard, resident Shane Braselton, 20, was pronounced dead Wednesday in Grand Junction, Moffat County Coroner Owen Grant said.

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Local teen prepares display in honor of Fourth of July

Clint Gabbert, 18, is not your average teenager. His idea of a hobby is spending countless hours stringing together lights and tinkering with a computer program to set the display to music.

Communities at Work: Meeker man has spent almost 50 years making saddles

It can be argued that there is a point when any craft becomes an art form.

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School district superintendent prepares for retirement

As people began crowding into the American Legion Post 62 on Tuesday afternoon, it seemed, at first, like any other gathering. More than 60 people clustered around, chatting, laughing and eating.

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Riders trek from Craig to Maybell

Saturday wasn't a typical bike ride.

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Integrated Community holds 5th annual Cinco de Mayo festivities

The Irish have St. Patrick's Day. Italian's have Columbus Day. German's have Oktoberfest. These are days to celebrate heritage, not only for the people originating from those areas of the world, but for all to appreciate.

Tri-State workers taken to hospital Saturday

A total of 19 workers at the Tri-State Generation & Transmission power plant were taken to The Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning after complaining of flu-like symptoms.

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Today, the Bureau of Land Management and Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit will recognize the three-year anniversary of fallen firefighter Brett Stearns dying in the line of duty.

Crystal Walker makes her turn on the catwalk Saturday at the "Rescues and Runways" fashion show at Centennial Mall. The event featured Maurices' fall fashion line and benefited the Humane Society of Moffat County and the Craig Animal Shelter.

Craig Fire/Rescue rookie Bill Scalzo suits up before entering the controlled burn Saturday at the training facility in Hayden. Scalzo has been a volunteer firefighter in the past, but Craig Fire/Rescue requires a year of training before rookies are considered official firefighters.

Craig Fire/Rescue recruits look at a controlled blaze Saturday at a training facility in Hayden. The event, which included firefighters from Craig and Steamboat Springs, was designed to simulate a live fire.

Cera Arroyo gets her hair done before the "Rescues and Runways" fashion show. Stylz 5th Avenue provided hair and make-up services for the models.

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