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Craig City Council to receive report from water rate study

September 24, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig City Council will be receive an update on a recent water/wastewater rate study during its regular meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 25, at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St. Raftelis representative Todd Cristiano will provide details on tbe

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Memorial Regional Health to request approval to sell dirt lot, wins $200K grant

September 23, 2018 — CRAIG — The Memorial Regional Health Board of Trustees made a series of bold decisions during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20. Most notably, board members decided to affiliate the local medical system with SCL Health St. Mary’s Regional Health System. In a deal

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Gunnison serves up trouble for Moffat County volleyball

September 23, 2018 — Some slow reflexes made for a fast few sets Saturday during Moffat County High School volleyball’s game against Gunnison. The visiting Lady Cowboys swept the Bulldogs in three rounds with two 25-14 sets, wrapping up at 25-12. The hosts for the day had difficulty responding

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Time changed for monthly Moffat County School Board of Education workshop

September 23, 2018 — CRAIG — The monthly workshop for the Moffat County School District Board of Education has been moved from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. During the workshop, the board will receive a presentation by Lindsey Simbeye, of Grand Futures. The board will hold policy hearings

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New wildfire, Torso Creek Fire, reported in North Routt county

September 23, 2018 — CLARK — According to scanner traffic, a wildfire has been reported near Meadon Peak in Routt National Forest, about 5 miles west of Steamboat Lake State Park. The fire has been named the Torso Creek Fire. According to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center, the fire was

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Statewide fingerprinting system launches on Monday

September 23, 2018 — Colorado is joining other states that are using third-party vendors to offer fingerprinting services for citizens in need of licensing for a variety of professions. The state will be launching the Colorado Applicant Background Services program on Monday, Sept 24 to increase the locations where

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Moffat County Board of County Commissioners to discuss mill levy with county attorney

September 23, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners will discuss Referred Measure 1A — which seeks voter approval to enact a 2.85 percent mill levy dedicated to Moffat County Libraries and the Museum of Northwest Colorado — during an emergency meeting at 2:30 p.m. Monday,

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Experienced bikers and hikers needed for Yampa Valley Trail mapping

September 22, 2018 — CRAIG –Experienced bikers and hikers are wanted to help map out the Yampa Valley Trail on Saturday, Oct 6. Anyone interested in helping map the trail should meet at the City Market parking lot at 8 a.m. according to Dinosaur 100 trail race organizer Mike

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Moffat County football closes out non-league schedule vs. Pagosa Springs

September 22, 2018 — OLATHE — Hot sun, an unfamiliar field, and an opponent aching for a win after a shutout loss the previous week. Moffat County High School football had a great deal working against them Saturday afternoon for their final non-conference game, and though it could’ve gone

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Winning in Wyoming: Moffat County cross country top teams at Saratoga

September 21, 2018 — When Moffat County High School cross country heads north, good things tend to happen. For the second year in a row, MCHS distance runners won both the boys and girls top varsity team honors at Friday’s Shana Ward Memorial Invitational in Saratoga, Wyoming. As the

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ATV crash north of Craig sends woman to hospital

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG – An ATV mishap sent a woman to the hospital Thursday, Sept. 20. The crash happened sometime after 6 p.m., about seven miles north of Craig near mile marker 96 on Colorado Highway 13, according to Sgt. Courtland Folks, with Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.

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Instrument theft from Craig Middle School ends on sour note

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Craig Police Department and Moffat County Sheriff’s Office have recovered several musical instruments that were reported stolen earlier in the week. Officers and deputies found the stolen instruments — including an alto saxophone, a clarinet, and drum mallets — about 11 a.m. Friday,

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Man on a mission of hope rides through Craig

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Hope is a powerful force, powerful enough to propel one man from coast to coast as he rides his bicycle to raise awareness of suicide prevention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is a leading cause of death in

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Officers assist locked-out motorist: On the Record — Thursday, Sept. 20

September 21, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Sept. 20 1:43 a.m. On the 400 block of Yampa Avenue, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a call from a driver locked out of their car. Officers suggested the owner contact a locksmith, but the owner declined, saying

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Trapper Mine to receive Good Neighbor Award

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement is recognizing Trapper Mine for its reclamation efforts. Trapper Mine is to receive the Good Neighbor Award in Washington D.C. later this month. The Good Neighbor Award is given to mining operations for successfully working

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Memorial Regional Health affiliates with SCL Health St. Mary’s

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — A new affiliation between health care systems promises to preserve the independence of small-town medicine while backing that independence with the power and resources of a much larger medical system. A new collaborative health care agreement between SCL Health St. Mary’s and Memorial

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Catch fine foliage on the run at Friends of Moffat County Education Leaf Cruncher 5K

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Friends of Moffat County Education will the Leaf Cruncher 5K and One-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. The Fun Run will follow. The cost is $20 for

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Moffat County Fuller Center welcomes new homeowner during Craig Chamber Mixer

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — “I’m home,” is what Craig resident Lidia Mendoza and her daughter will be saying every day from now on thanks to the Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center is a nonprofit organization that build homes for families in need with the help

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Northwest Colorado Health offers free cardiovascular screenings for World Heart Day

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Northwest Colorado Health is recognizing World Heart Day by offering free, drop-in cardiovascular screenings from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Northwest Colorado Health, 745 Russell Street. Screenings include blood glucose test, cholesterol panel, blood pressure, body mass index, and

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Community voices concerns about hospital merger at town hall meeting

September 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — One year after Yampa Valley Medical Center merged with the UCHealth system, CEO Frank May said he frequently hears one question: “Are we still a community hospital?” "Yes, we are," May said during a presentation in front of about 75 people at

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