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Lee Harstad

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Carvers converge to whittle

Whittling with the wood. Or in Moffat County terms, 'Whittle da Wood Wandezvous.'

Fire ravages shop

Fire ignited the interior of a radiator shop on Industrial Avenue in Craig Wednesday.

Craig jocks lace up skates Nov. 1

Youth hockey association holds meeting Aug. 14

County fires are contained

The largest of the starts, the Winter Valley Fire, was contained around 6 p.m. Saturday. This fire, located three miles southeast of Elk Springs, burned a total of 6,100 acres. It scorched Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and private lands, mainly pijuniper and grass.

Scores improve, but not by much

Fourth-graders improve in reading, writing

In terms of reading and writing, Moffat County fourth graders are right at state average, but seventh graders are below it, according to the latest Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) results.

Buster Flats fire continues to smolder near monument

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Shining light on learning

Near drought conditions in Northwest Colorado have not only been tough on farmers and ranchers, but have also been tough on the bears. The hungry bruins are coming into populated areas looking for handouts.

Full containment of Buster Flats Fire expected today

Revenue loss could mean service reduction

There may be less money in the county coffers in 2001. The Moffat County Board of Commissioners is concerned over the property tax evaluation it has received from the state of Colorado.

Fire consumes ground in Moffat County

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

School district official wins $25,000

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn.

From all directions, smoke billows from the Brown's Park landscape as the Buster Flats Fire continues to burn. Since Monday, the fire has consumed 10,050 acres in the northwest corner of Moffat County.

TMH works on program to contain germs

"To identify infections in hospitals is a real challenge."

CNCC board to decide on budget, health club

Threat of termination ended by workers

Residents who are disgusted by high prices at the gasoline pump can look forward to another increase in gas prices in July natural gas, that is.

TMH hires new director of nurses

Threat of termination ended by workers

Residents who are disgusted by high prices at the gasoline pump can look forward to another increase in gas prices in July natural gas, that is.

Memorial Hospital, city, county

Threat of termination ended by workers

Residents who are disgusted by high prices at the gasoline pump can look forward to another increase in gas prices in July natural gas, that is.

School district boosts literacy with summer classes

Economic development group plans to approve target business study

Losing a home due to a catastrophic natural disaster is every homeowner's nightmare.

Homeowners need to update insurance policy

Losing a home due to a catastrophic natural disaster is every homeowner's nightmare.

Summer safety: Officials warn of lawn-care dangers

Man receives sentence in two-year-old murder

Four shots were fired on a downtown Craig street in October of 1997. One of those shots left Diana (Mansfield) LeCompt, 46, fatally wounded and her boyfriend Gary Dee Wingo, 53, injured.

Hospital hosts bike safety day

Congressman demands answers about monument expansion plan

Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., is working to find the truth about the Clinton administration's plans for the expansion of Dinosaur National Monument.

College

It's a little early in the summer for the smell of burning sage to be wafting through Craig, but hot and dry conditions have led to an early fire season in 2000.

Keep pets safe around garden chemicals, plants

Law enforcement officers were out in force over Memorial Day Weekend and they had plenty to do.

Harsh criticism fails to bend board policy

Graduation requirements for students won't change

Three and a half hours of harsh criticism failed to convince Moffat County School District Board of Education members to change graduation requirements.

Area group takes nip at underage drinking

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition in Moffat County sees the risks, both physical and emotional, of underage drinking.

Man gets needed set of wheels

More than 10 months after a fatal explosion claimed the life of a Trapper Mine employee, officials still aren't sure what caused the accident. The Mining Safety and Health Administration accident report has not been completed.

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