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Rodeo Bible Camp teaches youth toughness, faith

June 15, 2018 — The cowboy lifestyle is one that offers lessons regularly if you’re working on a ranch or out on the range, but there are many things to learn in other aspects of life, both physically and spiritually. The inaugural Open Range Rodeo Bible Camp was staked

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5 Minutes with the SRO — Substance abuse and summer activities

June 14, 2018 — Editors note: This edition of 5 Minutes with the School Resource Officer focuses on substance abuse, how it's being addressed in public schools and what the SRO does during summer. Craig Press: What kind of substance abuse issues are you seeing in the schools? Fritz:

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Across the Street: Who won the Civil War?

June 14, 2018 — Who won the Civil War? Is your answer based on "facts" or on yours, or someone else's, interpretation? Last month the State Board of Education reviewed and voted on Social Studies Standards which include, history, geography, economics and civics. The word "interpret" appeared 90 times

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Craig Association of Realtors award 2018 scholarships

June 8, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Association of Realtors awarded five $500.00 scholarships this year.  Graduates Brooklyn Hickey, Jeremy Looper, Elias Peroulis, Colby Beckett and Grant Wade each received one of the scholarships.

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Raising money for a good cause leads to smiles, pies on faces at Craig Walgreens

June 7, 2018 — CRAIG — Ending childhood poverty is serious business, but the cause gets a silly boost each year during Red Nose Day — a fundraising campaign run by the nonprofit Comic Relief, Inc. "It's not every day that you get to say, 'I got to pie

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GOAL Academy High School graduates to receive diplomas at Grand Junction, statewide commencements

June 6, 2018 — PUEBLO — GOAL Academy High School graduations are set statewide for the weekend.  About 40 graduates will receive diplomas at the Grand Junction ceremony, with 27 receiving National Career Readiness certificates, and tw0 students graduating with concurrent college credits. The Grand Junction commencement will be at

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Departing college vice president grateful to Craig community

June 5, 2018 — CRAIG — Janell Oberlander, vice president Colorado Northwestern Community College, has accepted a position as vice president of Gillette College in Gillette, Wyoming. She will begin her new job at the end of August. "I leave with lots of mixed emotions. We have enjoyed our

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Craig campus college vice president accepts job in Wyoming

June 4, 2018 — CRAIG — Janell Oberlander, vice president of Colorado Northwestern Community College, has accepted a position with Gillette College, in Gillette, Wyoming. She announced the news that she had accepted the offer in an email sent to her staff at CNCC on Monday, June 4. "I

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Bears Ears Sportsman Club distributes $5K in scholarships to Moffat County students

June 2, 2018 — Bears Ears Sportsman Club broke the bank to support recent graduates. The organization provided $5,000 worth of scholarship funds to six Moffat County graduates. Bears Ears gave two awards worth $1,500 designated for college through funding by Friends of the NRA to Colby Beckett and

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Moffat County Library hosts summer reading events for all ages

May 31, 2018 — CRAIG — Break out of the summer slump by participating in the Moffat County Library's summer events. Each of the library's branches, in Craig, Maybell and Dinosaur, is hosting summer reading programs for youth and adults. The Craig branch will have events for children nearly every

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Moffat County Christian Academy celebrates graduates

May 31, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County Christian Academy students in kindergarten through eighth grade graduated Tuesday, May 22, at Calvary Baptist Church. Each class sang a song and gave a brief presentation of character traits before receiving awards and gifts.

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Dave Ulrich: Strategic plan in place for Moffat County School District

May 31, 2018 — I cannot believe another school year has passed. I am happy to report that we have been successful in aligning our efforts tightly to the MCSD Five-Year Strategic Plan. Students, parents, community members and district employees developed the plan and, in February 2017, the Moffat

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Graduation 2018: Parents congratulate Moffat County graduates from non-traditional schools

May 30, 2018 — Editor's note: This list was provided by parents of graduating seniors and may not be complete. If you are a non-traditional graduate, or the parent of one, and would like your student featured in the newspaper, please contact us. "Two roads diverged in a wood

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Now what? Retiring president urges community, CNCC to work together

May 29, 2018 — CRAIG — On what could be her last official visit to a campus built during her tenure, retiring Colorado Community College System President Nancy McCallin spent almost three hours on Tuesday addressing community concerns about the college under the leadership of Colorado Northwestern Community College

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Colorado governor signs bill to help rural schools hire, retain top teachers

May 29, 2018 — GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a House bill into law Friday that is meant to assist rural schools in hiring and retaining top teachers. House Bill 18-1002 will enable the Department of Education to work with rural schools to implement a fellowship program. The

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Graduation 2018: Caps off to Moffat County High School seniors

May 29, 2018 — At the end of their final official day of class, Moffat County High School seniors gathered in the cafeteria to decorate the mortarboards they will wear during Saturday’s commencement ceremony. For some students, the decorating session might be the last time they sit with their classmates and

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Graduation 2018: Three scholarship recipients reflect on graduation

May 29, 2018 — A record number of Moffat County graduates were awarded scholarships, totaling $15,000, by the Kiwanis Club of Craig during a barbecue held May 9. At the barbecue, 10 of 11 scholarships were awarded, and photos were featured on CraigDailyPress.com. The $15,000 in scholarship money was

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Public welcome to attend meeting with Colorado Community College System President in Craig Tuesday

May 28, 2018 — CRAIG — Retiring Colorado Community College President Nancy McCallin is set to visit Craig on Tuesday, May 29, to discuss feedback from community focus groups held in April at the request of the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board. The meeting between the college

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Graduation 2018: At the head of their class

May 27, 2018 — High school is hard work. The following students represent the top 10-percent of the Moffat County High School Class of 2018, as determined by grade-point average. Colby Foster Beckett Kasen Hugh Brennise Brent Trey Cook Kathryn Rose Haskins Aaron Ray Hernandez Jeremy Joseph Looper Olivia

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Moffat County Sheriff’s Office awards 2018 scholarships

May 27, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Sheriff’s office recognized two high school students with scholarships. Brayden Tuttle and Vanessa Libbee were each selected to receive a $1,000 scholarships. Libbee was also selected for a $500 scholarship sponsored by the County Sheriff's of Colorado.      

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