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Love INC Back-to-School Fair provides Moffat County students with support, classroom supplies

August 18, 2018 — The start of the 2018-19 school year is nearly here, and if the turnout at Breeze Street Park was any indication, parents and kids alike are more than ready for it. The sixth annual Back-to-School Fair hosted by Love INC of the Yampa Valley provided

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Moffat County Homecoming week scheduled for late September

August 16, 2018 — Moffat County High School announced this week that its Homecoming festivities will take place earlier than usual this fall. MCHS Homecoming week runs from Sept. 24 to 29 rather than early to mid-October. Another change in the week is hosting the football game Saturday afternoon

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Coloradans to consider amending state constitution to better fund education

August 16, 2018 — CRAIG — If Colorado voters choose to support a new provision to the state constitution, local schools could see state funding substantially increase. If adopted, Amendment 73 would modify the flat state income tax rate to establish income tax brackets, raise state income taxes for

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5 Minutes with the SROs: It’s back to school for the SROs

August 16, 2018 — CRAIG — When school starts later this month a second school resource officer will walk the halls to help keep children safe in school and assist in equipping them with the decision-making tools they need to make healthy choices. Craig Police Officer Nathan Businger spent

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Across the Street: What’s a teacher to do?

August 16, 2018 — When I went off to college to learn to be a teacher, the responsibility of an elementary school teacher was mostly teaching “reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic,” the 3R’s. Social studies, science and physical education rounded out the curriculum. Then, came monitoring the cafeteria, to accommodate

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Lifeguards dive into more training as Craig Pool Complex season nears end

August 12, 2018 — CRAIG – As the Craig Pool Complex is getting ready to close for the summer, pool lifeguards are still keeping up with their training. Aquatics Manager Charlie Carroll said her lifeguards keeping up with their training is important for the next summer. She tries to

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Coach’s coach: Q&A with Moffat County Athletic Director Bobby Howard

August 9, 2018 — With experience in many elements of the wide world of sports, the newest member of the Moffat County High School athletic department looks to support coaches and students as they strive for greatness in the coming months. Bobby Howard began Aug. 2 as the athletics

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Interim Vice President for Colorado Northwestern Community College ‘holds down the fort’ as search for new VP moves forward

August 9, 2018 — CRAIG — Resignations and retirements have left Colorado Northwestern Community College short three vice presidents — VP of Instruction, VP of Finance and VP of Craig Campus — as well as voids in other leadership positions. To help keep things on track for the start

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CNCC community education director departs to accept job at Northwest Colorado Health

August 8, 2018 — CRAIG — Colorado Northwestern Community College Director of Community Education Desiree Moore announced on social media Monday, Aug. 6, that she will accept a position with Northwest Colorado Health and leave her position at CNCC, effective Friday, Aug. 17. Moore has been with CNCC for

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Business Buzz: Salon & Spa at CNCC in Craig closed for classes

August 7, 2018 — The Salon & Spa at Colorado Northwestern Community College will be closed the first 10 weeks of the fall semester, Aug. 15 through Oct. 29. During this time, instructors will be educating and training future cosmetologists. "We value all our patrons and thank you for

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Democratic candidate for University of Colorado regent wants lower tuition

August 5, 2018 — CRAIG – Marine scientist and educator Lesley Smith, candidate for an at-large position on the University of Colorado Board of Regents, says she is running because she loves education and wants to fight for a fair chance for all students. Smith, a Democrat, said she

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New proposal for on-campus college student housing considered by Moffat County college district board

August 2, 2018 — CRAIG — Developers pitched a new proposal for the development of on-campus college student housing to Colorado Northwestern Community College staff and college district board of control members during a workshop held Wednesday, Aug. 1. "We are trying to grow this college and, by extension,

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How to make the most of free tuition at Colorado Northwestern Community College

August 2, 2018 — CRAIG — The college district board is offering free tuition to Moffat County residents in an effort to boost enrollment at Colorado Northwestern Community College during the 2018-19 academic year. The college district board approved the tuition assistance as part of its 2018-19 budget, which

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College district board to hold housing workshop Wednesday

July 30, 2018 — CRAIG — A presentation on a proposal for student housing will be the sole topic of discussion during a workshop of the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Room 175

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SEVEN turning 1 year old — Education briefs

July 26, 2018 — A special dinner will celebrate the first year of the SEVEN program, an outreach and recovery ministry of the Lighthouse of Craig. It seeks to reach individuals in need of recovery or in recovery, as well as their friends and families. "Whether you, yourself, are

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‘Secret’ sisterhood holds shower for scholarship recipients

July 26, 2018 — CRAIG — A sisterhood of women — part of a group considered a secret society — recently showered two young women with gifts and scholarships as they prepare for their first year of college. "I am impressed with these two women, and we felt they

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Dave Ulrich: Moffat County School District prepped for a new year

July 26, 2018 — I hope everyone is having a great summer! We have been busy all summer getting ready for the 2018-19 school year. It is an exciting time to be a Bulldog, and we want everyone in Moffat County to know about the great opportunities we provide

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It’s hot: Now that I have your attention …

July 24, 2018 — The legislative session ended May 9, and, following a short vacation, I had time to reread some of the legislation that passed and failed. There were 71 education bills of interest to the State Board of Education. Forty-five of those bills passed, and 26 failed. Forty-one

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Candidate for University of Colorado regent wants lower tuition

July 23, 2018 — CRAIG — Businessman Ken Montera, candidate for an at-large seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents, says he is running for the position because wants to lower tuition for students. According to his campaign website, Montera, a Republican, has 30 years of experience

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Summer events are happening at Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries – Education Briefs

July 19, 2018 — Moffat County Libraries, Craig branch, will offer a number of story time events during the summer. For infants and children age 8 and younger, story times are held at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. The story time theme for Thursday, July 26, is camping. For

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