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Five minutes with the SROs: Snow day!

March 15, 2019 — Hazardous road conditions closed Moffat County’s public schools for the first time in more than 30 years Thursday, March 14. Before spending their snow day on other projects, School Resource Officers Ryan Fritz and Nathan Businger recounted their role in ensuring student safety during the

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Yampa Valley nonprofits offer multiple scholarships to Moffat County High School seniors

March 14, 2019 — Editor’s Note: Scholarship listings are compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Unless other instructions are provided, visit MCHS Counselor Paula Duzik or call her at 970-824-7036 for more information and applications. Deadlines are fast approaching for scholarships offered by

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Yampa Valley’s new solar co-op wants you to join the club

March 13, 2019 — Craig and Moffat County residents who've thought about going solar might get their chance to join a new, burgeoning solar co-op this week. The new Yampa Valley Solar Co-op will host public information sessions Wednesday and Thursday, March 13 and 14, in cities across the

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Moffat County theater examines love, life, pleasure, pain in ‘The Giver’

March 12, 2019 — The vibrant red of a piece of fruit. The cool thrills of a sled ride through fresh snow. The ear-splitting terror of audio from wartime explosions. These brief sensory experiences are something modern society might take for granted, but for someone who’s been numb to

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Last chance: Final reminder to apply for scholarships with applications due mid-March

March 7, 2019 — Editor’s note: Scholarship listings are compiled from information provided by Moffat County High School and other organizations. Unless other instructions are provided, visit MCHS Counselor Paula Duzik or call her at 970-824-7036 for more information and applications. Due in March • March 15 — Colorado

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CNCC nursing program led by alumnus

March 6, 2019 — It was a bit of luck that connected Erica Yantzer to Colorado Northwestern Community College. Though she had been living in Steamboat Springs and Craig for many years, her plan was to attend nursing school in Rock Springs, Wyoming, where she could stay with family

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Almost 60 Spanish speakers, largest number ever, enrolled in ESL classes at CNCC

March 6, 2019 — Students were in place, workbooks were open, and notebooks and highlighters were at the ready as English as a Second Language lessons began at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Colorado Northwestern Community College. “We live here; we need to speak English. If we have

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Moffat County college district board sells Trapper Fitness Club building to gym owners

March 5, 2019 — After more than a year of consultation, the ink has dried on the closing contract for the sale of the Trapper Building in Craig. During a meeting held via email Monday, former owner — the Moffat County Junior Affiliated College District Board — unanimously approved

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Side hustle: Moffat County School District buses provide contract services

March 5, 2019 — Moffat County school buses are showing up in some unusual places. During the past two weekends, skiers in Steamboat Springs were transported in Moffat County School District style when the district's yellow buses shuttled people between the resort and parking lots. “When Steamboat anticipates a

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Memorial Regional Health, Moffat County School District provide answers on treatment center

March 5, 2019 — Over the past several weeks, we have been monitoring the feedback and comments about the decision to move forward with an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program. We want to thank the Craig Press Editorial Board for its comments and suggestions. To your point, knowledge counters fears.

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Special e-meeting called by college district board to close on Trapper Building

March 3, 2019 — To close on the sale of the Trapper building, upon the advice of their lawyers, the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board will hold an electronic meeting 9 a.m. Monday, March 4. Anyone wishing to be included in the meeting should email college district board President

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Parrothead donation will see Denver Nuggets’ Skyline Drumline provide drums to Moffat County High School

February 28, 2019 — Laying down a beat has become especially challenging for Moffat County High School drummers using equipment that in some cases may be more than 30 years old. The percussion students are set to get a major league boost when the director of music for the high school and middle school, Erik Memmott, purchases the Skyline Drumline — made famous for performances during Denver Nuggets basketball — later this year.

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New Moffat County School Board members brought up to speed

February 28, 2019 — For the first time in more than two years, the Moffat County School District Board of Education has a full slate of directors. Newly appointed, at-large board members JnL Linsacum and Cindy Looper cast their first votes at the Feb. 21 board meeting, including a

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David Ulrich: MCSD acquires another successful grant

February 28, 2019 — I am very excited to announce that Moffat County School District has secured $103,500 from a state matching grant to increase safety and security for our students and staff! In December, MCSD Director of Finance John Wall and Director of Maintenance Jarrod Ogden submitted a

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MCHS announces registration days, teacher conferences

February 27, 2019 — Moffat County High School will host registration days for students who plan to attend MCHS in the 2019-20 school year. Registration days and locations are as follows: • Thursday, March 7: Current eighth-graders will register as MCHS freshmen in the Craig Middle School library. •

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Moffat County community baby shower slated March 9 in Craig

February 24, 2019 — Connections 4 Kids and The Health Partnership Serving Northwest Colorado have teamed up to hold a community baby shower for planning, expectant, and new families to learn about the many resources available for pregnancy, birth, and infancy. New and expecting families will be provided with

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Moffat County School District enters negotiations with Memorial Regional Health for transfer of Yampa Building as new substance treatment center

February 24, 2019 — A comprehensive addiction treatment center for people with substance abuse disorders — Providence Recovery Services of Colorado — is expected to open in Craig in about 15 months. The Yampa Building, 775 Yampa Ave. — current home of the Moffat County School District administrative offices

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Moffat County 20 Under 40: Kristen Vigil — Providing helping hand through United Way

February 23, 2019 — Kristen Vigil’s job title says it all. As community impact coordinator for Moffat County United Way, Vigil’s function within the charitable organization is to ensure its service have an impact on those within the community who most need it. With work through programs such as

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Moffat County 20 Under 40: Dana Duran — Seeing stars above, in years ahead at Boys & Girls Club

February 22, 2019 — For more than a decade, kids in both Craig and Steamboat Springs have grown up with Dana Duran. As the executive director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Colorado, Dana has been an integral part of developing young minds of the region, a fact that

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More of Moffat County buckling up after school seatbelt challenge

February 21, 2019 — The results are in from the school seatbelt challenge — a partnership between local health care providers, schools. and law enforcement — and the results are encouraging, according to health officials. In the three months prior to the seatbelt challenge, The Memorial Hospital at Craig treated eight motor-vehicle

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