Sasha Nelson

Education/Health Care Reporter

Email: snelson@craigdailypress.com Call: 970-875-1794

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Should Moffat County schools move to a four-day school week?

School district budget process started, board to consider cost saving measures such as a four-day week

The Moffat County School Board of Education budget process for school year 2017-18 started with a special board workshop held Thursday morning. Over the next four years the district needs an estimated $17 million to fund capitol projects. “We have long-term facility maintenance issues that must be addressed. I’ve not had one person come to me and say we are good. We have to start talking about the action to start addressing those things,” Ulrich said.

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Student housing plans move forward at CNCC — funding needed

Student housing in Craig might become a reality if funding can be found.

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Winner of Connections 4 Kids art show is from Calvary Baptist School in Craig

The top vote getter of Connections4Kids Cherish the Little Things Children’s Art Show attends the third grade at Calvary Baptist School in Craig and will have her art on the cover of Connections4Kids 2017-18 Calendar.

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Founded by feisty females, PTK Honor Society continues to serve Craig and Rangely

Phi Theta Kappa is one of the largest honor societies at two-year colleges. It was started in 1918 and was led by a woman for 50 years.

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Travelers beware: plan ahead to avoid mosquito-borne illnesses

Travelers preparing for a trip to warmer climates should add a visit to a physician as part of their departure check list.

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New board members welcomed by TMH

Two new board members and one returning board member were welcomed to The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on Thursday night during the February monthly meeting.

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Women’s health services clinic to move to The Memorial Hospital at Craig

Access to health care is set to become more convenient for mothers, babies and their doctors when remodeling at The Memorial Hospital at Craig is completed.

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Making the grade: Educator effectiveness rates high in Northwest Colorado public school districts

The effectiveness of teachers and principals is the focus of a report released earlier this year from Colorado Department of Education that shows a regional rate above the state average.

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Lucky in love: Craig man and his grandfather nearly lost women they love

Imagine finding the woman you want to marry only to lose her. That was the case for one Craig man and his grandfather — both had to wait for luck to bring them love.

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Teen dating forum to be held by Centers for Disease Control this week

Love shouldn’t hurt and this month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are offering tools to prevent teen dating violence.

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Kaylee Arnold's artwork receive the most votes during this year's Connection 4 Kids Cherish the Little Things art show and will appear on the cover of the nonprofit's annual calendar.

Eddie Smercina is honored as part of Senior Night.

Moffat County's Cale Scranton tries to find a shot.

Justin Dugan advances down court.

Halftime cheer show.

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