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Focus groups will encourage residents to opine about Colorado Northwestern Community College

April 22, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control is interested in hearing from Moffat County residents to determine how they can best support CNCC. To that end, consultants will conduct the following three focus groups. • Craig Community Forum – 7

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Colorado Northwestern Community College Aviation Maintenance student receives dual honors

April 22, 2018 — RANGELY — From cars to airplanes, one college student is likely to fly far in her chosen career. Colorado Northwestern Community College freshman Mikayla Green grew up working on cars.  Her father, an auto mechanic, encouraged her love of getting her hands dirty and figuring

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Dental hygiene program in Rangely welcomes new staff

April 22, 2018 — RANGELY — The Colorado Northwestern Community College Dental Hygiene program has welcomed two new staff members. Tiffany Douglas, interim program director, is a graduate of both Rangely High School and the CNCC Dental Hygiene program. She recently returned to Rangely after living in Logan, Utah, and has

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Foster families recognized for supporting Moffat County’s most vulnerable

April 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County celebrated families who welcome foster children into their lives at its annual Foster Family Appreciation Banquet on April 5. "I think foster parents have the hardest job working with our children, because they are with them day in and day out. Us professionals go home at

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About half of Moffat County High School students stay home day after shooting plot foiled

April 20, 2018 — CRAIG — It was a calm, quiet day of school in Moffat County on Friday, April 20, the day after quick, decisive action by a principal, school resource officer and the community foiled a school shooting planned by two students for the 19th anniversary of

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CNCC to conduct emergency situation drill Friday morning

April 20, 2018 — Colorado Northwestern Community College is conducting an emergency situation drill this morning. The drill has been planned for months and will test emergency communication systems and external communication.

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GOAL Academy offers Moffat County students another choice in high schools

April 19, 2018 — CRAIG — About 40 staff, students and community members attended an informational open house at the Goal Academy High School Craig Drop-In Center on Wednesday. "This informational night is being held to make sure community partners and stakeholders know we exist and that we are

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Young Life Live event raises more than $11K for youth activities in Craig

April 19, 2018 — CRAIG — Young Life Bear River held its annual fundraising banquet Sunday at Moffat County High School. The event included a taco bar, social and live multimedia show. About 160 people attended the event, raising a little more than $11,000 in donations and from the

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Updated: Craig Police, school district investigating threat made on high school by two students

April 19, 2018 — Editor’s note: This story has been updated CRAIG — The Craig Police Department increased its presence at Moffat County High School on Thursday morning after learning two students were allegedly planning a school shooting. “The police department will continue to investigate, but there is no

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Junior Achievement connects Craig business professionals, elementary students

April 18, 2018 — CRAIG — Business leaders recently lent their time and talents to help teachers give students at East Elementary School an insight into the world of business through a program with Junior Achievement. "Junior Achievement at East Elementary was a great success, as students learned new

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No-confidence vote against Colorado Northwestern Community College president fails 3-2

April 17, 2018 — CRAIG — During a Monday meeting, the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control called for a vote of no-confidence in Colorado Northwestern Community College President Ron Granger's leadership of the institution. The motion ultimately failed 3-2. "We have a goal to see

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Budget, contract with Clarion Inn and Suites, among items discussed by Moffat County College District Board of Control

April 17, 2018 — CRAIG — Students attending Colorado Northwestern Community College next year may have the option to live at the Clarion Inn and Suites. "I was contacted by the Clarion with an offer of working together on housing. It is an exciting proposal, because it will give

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First 2018-19 budget work session, April meeting for Moffat County College District Board Monday

April 15, 2018 — CRAIG — A budget work session is scheduled for 5 p.m. an hour prior to the April regular monthly meeting of the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control 6 p.m. Monday in room 255 of the academic services building at Colorado Northwestern Community

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Moffat County High School student prepares for DECA national competition

April 12, 2018 — CRAIG — Small town ingenuity is the key to success, according to a business student who will represent the Moffat County High School DECA team at the national competition later this month. "Rural kids have learned to problem solve and be creative," said Brianna Burkett,

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Moffat County College District Board considers options for fitness club

April 12, 2018 — CRAIG — A five-year lease for a facility used by a popular gym is set to expire in December, and both building and business owners are considering their options for the future of the facility. Trapper Fitness Center is owned by Dan and Ashleigh Seely

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Education briefs: 12th annual Children’s Festival Saturday

April 12, 2018 — Celebrate children at the 12th annual Children's Festival, slated for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Centennial Mall 1111 W. Victory Way. The Early Childhood Coalition and Connections4Kids will have resources for families, games for children and safety tips. Moffat County

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Pinwheels at Craig McDonald’s raise awareness to prevent child abuse

April 11, 2018 — CRAIG — About 180 pinwheels will spend the next week spinning in front of McDonald’s Restaurant on Victory Way as a reminder that all children deserve a carefree and safe childhood. “The number of pinwheels represents the number of children born in Moffat County last year,”

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Moffat County Board of Education to hold budget workshop Thursday

April 10, 2018 — CRAIG — The 2018-19 budget and a discussion of the configuration of the board are the two topics scheduled for discussion during a a Moffat County School District Board of Education workshop, set to begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 12, in the boardroom of

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Dave Ulrich: Future looking brighter for Moffat County School District

April 10, 2018 — The future for Moffat County School District students continues to brighten. I believe our district earning the accredited rating for the first time since 2009 is only the beginning of our efforts to live the district's mission to educate and inspire students to thrive in

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About 50 attend Youth Summit in Craig

April 8, 2018 — CRAIG — About 50 middle- and high-school students attended the 2018 Inspire to Grow Youth Leadership Summit, held in Craig on Saturday, April 7. “It went well. They seemed to have fun and learn a lot,” said summit organizer Brittany Young. During the afternoon, volunteers from

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