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Back to the Dog House: Moffat County girls to see familiar playoff foes at home in regional basketball

February 25, 2018 — Moffat County High School girls hoops learned Sunday which teams will make the trek to Northwest Colorado, and the coming rounds will feel like the playoff games of yesteryear. MCHS will be one of eight teams to be a hosting site for the regional round

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Henderson/Shipman family grateful for support at fundraising event

February 25, 2018 — CRAIG — The lanes were lively Saturday at a fundraiser for the Henderson and Shipman family at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center. The event featured items donated from individuals and businesses around town. There were more than 150 items up for bidding at a silent auction,

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With Justin Reiter in her ear, Steamboat-trained Czech Ledecká soars to unthinkable second Olympic gold medal

February 24, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Reiter had dreamed about something like this, of course, about glory at the Olympics. Not until recently did he actually dream of this, though. He stood off to the side of the parallel giant slalom course at Phoenix Snow Park

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Moffat County commissioner, surveyor announce candidacy for re-election

February 24, 2018 — CRAIG– Two local candidates announced bids for re-election at Friday night's Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by the Moffat County Republican Party. The dinner raised funds for the local party and gave state and local candidates a stage to share their platform ahead of the March 6

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Male co-worker alleges Baumgardner created hostile work environment

February 24, 2018 — GRAND JUNCTION– A third formal complaint has been filed against Sen. Randy Baumgardner, one that doesn’t allege sexual harassment but creating a hostile work environment. The same consortium of public radio stations that was the first to report the numerous harassment complaints that have been

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Moffat County hoops holds tight to finish off Grand Valley for 6th district title

February 24, 2018 — It never finishes quite the same way, but since 2013, the 3A Western Slope League district tournament has consistently had one school as the last group of girls standing. Moffat County High School girls basketball won its sixth consecutive district championship Saturday with a 43-34

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Cops investigate possible intruder in crawl space: On the record Thursday, Feb. 22

February 24, 2018 — 12:13 a.m. In Craig, officers investigated specific information on a possible drug dealer. The All Crimes Enforcement Team, an area drug task force, took over the investigation. 9:02 a.m. On the 1600 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a disturbance. An employee and employer

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Rematch rout: Moffat County girls basketball decimates Delta to move into district finals

February 23, 2018 — GRAND JUNCTION — Cross a dog the wrong way, and it may bite you the next time you see it. For Lady Bulldog basketball, there’s no maybe about it. Moffat County High School girls moved to the next round of the 3A Western Slope League

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Climate change in the Rockies could make this Colorado wildflower vanish forever

February 23, 2018 — A creamy jasmine wildflower once common across the Colorado mountains may be vanishing forever as climate change brings warmer and drier conditions. That's the conclusion unveiled Wednesday by scientists who conducted a 25-year experiment above Crested Butte near Gothic at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

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Spring ban on collecting antler sheds includes Craig area

February 23, 2018 — In late February and early March the sun is higher in the sky than it was in January, and residents of the Yampa Valley are justified in letting their thoughts wander toward spring. Ironically, late winter is also the time that the valley's wildlife is at

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Trapper Mine blast causes boom in Craig

February 23, 2018 — After noon today, a blast at Trapper Mine caused a loud boom and reportedly shook windows in the Craig area. “They were just doing one of their blasts to open a new hole,” said Craig Police Commander Bill Leonard. “We did have some calls on

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Attorney from Glenwood Springs to challenge Bob Rankin for Colorado State House seat

February 23, 2018 — For the first time in several years, a race is shaping up for the Colorado House District 57 seat held by three-term incumbent Republican Bob Rankin of Carbondale. On Thursday, Glenwood Springs attorney Colin Wilhelm announced that he will run as a Democrat for the

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US Nordic combined team struggles in final event of 2018 Winter Olympics

February 23, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The end came with a dedicated effort, a sharp sprint but still a frustrating result Thursday as the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team wrapped up its 2018 Winter Olympics events with the four-man team relay at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

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For Colorado couple, years of Olympic work come to a speedy end

February 23, 2018 — JEONGSEONG, South Korea — The Olympic competitions ended here Thursday with two Vail Valley women, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, charging down the course in the alpine combined. For Geoff "Salty" and Allison Kohn Marriner, of Eagle, it was a 27-month journey to get to

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Gallery: Moffat County High School Barnyard Day

February 22, 2018 — The Moffat County High School chapter of Future Farmers of America offered all the fun of the farm during Barnyard Day Thursday at MCHS. As part of National FFA Week, high school students guided kindergartners from Craig elementary schools through the ins and outs of

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Q&A: Craig native Tyler Pogline focused, fierce leading into upcoming boxing bout

February 22, 2018 — After two decades in the sport, the next round of pugilism will be a crucial test for Craig native Tyler Pogline. Pogline, who grew up in Northwest Colorado and graduated from Moffat County High School in 1998, is scheduled to box in the middleweight class

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Black Panther’ a superb superhero saga

February 22, 2018 — While every entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has billed itself as an event, most have succeeded primarily due to the ongoing above-average quality and audiences that enjoy the sense of continuity. While "Black Panther" has both those traits, it's also a little something more.

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Wolf reintroduction an unwelcome idea in Moffat County

February 22, 2018 — CRAIG — The regional director of the hunting and outdoors group, Big Game Forever, spoke out against the reintroduction of wolves to Western Colorado at the First Conservation District's Annual Meeting and Banquet. About 65 people were in the audience as Denny Behrens, Colorado director

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Payday lenders strip $50 million per year from Colorado economy

February 22, 2018 — Payday lenders charge Coloradans an average of $119 in fees and interest to borrow $392, with an average annual percentage rate of 129 percent. This removes $50 million per year from the Colorado economy, according a new report released this week by the Center for

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DOT to launch website for agricultural industry transportation regulations

February 22, 2018 — Amid confusion and frustration surrounding new transportation regulations, commonly known as the electronic logging device mandate, the Department of Transportation plans to launch a new website tailored toward the agricultural industry next week. The American Horse Council met with the DOT and Federal Motor Carrier

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