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Cool running for the 5K boys race at Sandrock Elementary school Sunday

November 12, 2018 — CRAIG — It was cool running for the final 5K race for the Sandrock Elementary School boys running in Mr. G’s running club. Their final race was held on the combined campus of Sandrock Elementary School and Craig Middle School. When the start was called

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Craig elementary school students thank veterans

November 12, 2018 — CRAIG — Elementary schools across Craig have joined in their efforts to recognize and thank area veterans for their service. Ceremonies began Thursday, Nov. 8, with a Veteran’s Day performance of patriotic songs by the music club at Ridgeview Elementary School. On Monday, Nov. 12,

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Deposits due Dec. 1 for CNCC students planning to travel to England and France

November 12, 2018 — CRAIG — Adventures await in England and France for those Colorado Northwestern Community College students and travelers who register and pay a $500 deposit by Dec. 1. In England, walk the streets of London, visit Stonehenge, discover the site of the Battle of Hastings, and

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New vision for college focuses on offering students quintessential Northwest Colorado experiences

November 8, 2018 — CRAIG — New mission and vision for Colorado Northwestern Community College will strive to give students a one-of-a-kind learning experience. The new mission and vision statements, along with a four-point strategic plan, were completed in July and publicly announced by CNCC President Ron Granger in

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Delta Dental endowment recognizes 8 Colorado Northwestern Community College scholars

November 8, 2018 — RANGELY — Eight scholars of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s dental hygiene program were among the first to benefit from a $1.5 million endowment made in 2017 by Delta Dental — the largest nonprofit dental benefits provider in the state. Delta Dental Endowed Scholarships, the result of

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Moffat County educators disappointed by failure of Amendment 73

November 8, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County voters were clear in their opposition to tax increases when they went to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, and among the taxing initiatives facing defeat was Amendment 73. It proposed to change the way public education is funded by establishing a

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Measure 4A to redistrict Moffat County Board of Education sees narrow passage

November 6, 2018 — CRAIG — In one of the closest local contests on the ballot, Referred Measure 4A was too close to call when the first votes were counted at about 8:15 p.m. on election night. With 40.41 percent of the ballots counted, yes votes (1,946) were lagging

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Craig music teacher Eric Warner grows from being ‘challenging student’ to challenging Ridgeview students

November 2, 2018 — CRAIG —Eric Warner acknowledges he was a “challenging student” in his youth, but these days, he’s challenging Ridgeview Elementary students to create music. Craig Press caught up with Warner recently to talk about his career in teaching Craig Press: Have you taught in other places

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Craig kids get scary strong at Sunset Elementary’s Haunted House of Fitness

November 2, 2018 — CRAIG — Gym class got spooky just before Halloween. For the second year in a row, Sunset Elementary School physical education teacher John Ford held the Haunted House of Fitness. “The idea was brought to me by Kip Hafey last year, and I was immediately excited about

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Maybell Elementary School students sound off in elk bugling contest

November 1, 2018 — MAYBELL — A lovelorn elk wouldn't stand a chance against the skillful bull elk bugles of students from Maybell Elementary School. The inaugural Maybell School Elk Bugling and Camo Contest sounded off Wednesday, Oct. 24, sponsored by Maybell General Store and Moffat County Sheriff's Office. Haigen

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Grand Futures welcomes new Moffat County youth development coordinator Jill Hunstad

November 1, 2018 — CRAIG — Grand Futures Prevention Coalition has a new face in town. Jill Hunstad recently joined Grand Futures as the Moffat County youth development coordinator. "I'm very excited to be a part of the Grand Futures team," she said. This is a new direction for

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Moffat County United Way program wins state award for third year running

October 30, 2018 — CRAIG — A program designed to help people overcome poverty is "Right on the Money" according to Consumers United Association, which annually honors organizations that provide "excellent" financial education programs to Coloradans. For the third consecutive year, United Way Community Impact Coordinator Kristen Vigil accepted

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Family hikes Grand Canyon rim to rim for South Routt education

October 30, 2018 — Hiking 44 miles from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to the North Rim, then back to the South Rim, Truman Anarella and his parents John Anarella and Kate Krautkramer devoted a family trip to raising money for the South Routt Education Endowment Fund.

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Field trip fun: An environmental science outing deep into Moffat County’s Vermillion Basin

October 28, 2018 — It’s not exactly the Hilton. We’re 20 high school students and five chaperones on Charlie Leech’s Environmental Science field trip, pulling up to the homestead of Jan Roth, a rickety, barnwood abode on the fringe of desolate Vermillion Basin. Steer skulls top every post, sheds

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Preview of Moffat County musical ‘Cinderella’ delights school board members

October 25, 2018 — CRAIG — After two work sessions and a regular board meeting, it was a performance by two cast members in the upcoming Moffat County High school production of “Cinderella” that stood out most for members of the Moffat County School District Board of Education. "The

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Colorado Northwestern Community College flight team soars to high scores at national competition

October 25, 2018 — BILLINGS, MONTANA — Despite less-than-desirable weather conditions, the Colorado Northwestern Community College flight team soared to impressive results recently, placing second in the Region 1 National Intercollegiate Flying Association Flight Competition, just behind the United States Air Force Academy. The CNCC Flight Team flew to

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5 Minutes with the SROs: Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of risks, consequences of drug use

October 24, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County will join a national campaign to raise awareness of the risks and consequences of drug use during Red Ribbon Week, slated for Oct. 29 through Nov. 2. The Craig Press recently caught up with School Resources Officers Nathan Businger and Ryan

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Joyce Rankin: Reading — it’s number one!

October 23, 2018 — I pointed out in my July column that teachers have many responsibilities. For example, understanding technology, suicide, depression, mental illness, bullying, drug use and sex education, and safe schools. They also monitor breakfast and lunch programs and, oh yes, did I mention math and reading?

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Moffat County School District Board of Education to hold workshops, meeting Wednesday, Oct. 24

October 22, 2018 — CRAIG — Two workshops are on the agenda for the Moffat County School District Board of Education when it meets Wednesday, Oct. 24. Randy Black, director of member relations for the Colorado Association of School Boards, will speak to the board about governing excellence and

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Craig math teacher Cassia McDiffett sees student success add up often

October 19, 2018 — CRAIG — When determining student success, one teacher looks only as far as the former students working in her community.   "I know that I'm one tiny piece of their education, but I still take pride in their success as an adult," said Moffat County

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