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Officers respond to numerous reports of domestic violence: On the Record — Sept. 14 through 16

September 17, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, Sept. 14 12:32 a.m. In Craig, officers from the Craig Police Department investigated a possible domestic violence case. 3:21 a.m. Near The Memorial Hospital, officers responded to reports of a disturbance, 3:29 a.m. On the 900 block of Sloan Circle, officers

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Moffat County golfer Torin Reed swings his way to state

September 17, 2018 — With a trip to the regional golf tournament each year of his time as a Bulldog, Moffat County High School’s Torin Reed was more motivated than ever to get to the next level of the sport for his senior year. And, even a lengthy road

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Celebration of the U.S. Constitution underway in Craig

September 17, 2018 — CRAIG — Bells rang out at noon Monday on the corner of Victory Way and Craig to mark the beginning of Constitution Week. School children and teachers joined members of the Augusta Walihan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in ringing bells of

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Moffat County commissioners to review bids, contracts

September 17, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners will receive a monthly report from the Road and Bridge Department and review bids for tire disposal during its regular meeting, set for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept 18, at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory

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Budget, operating plan, funding decisions scheduled for Moffat County Local Marketing District meeting Tuesday

September 17, 2018 — CRAIG — The 2019 budget and operating plan will be up for discussion and possible approval when members of the Moffat County Local Marketing District board meet Tuesday, Sept. 18. The board is also set to discuss and possibly approve funding for an application for

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Crews battle 4 wildfires across Northwest Colorado, including fire near Wyoming border

September 16, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A seemingly constant drone of helicopters fighting wildfires hummed over the Yampa Valley this weekend. Crews are now fighting four fires in Northwest Colorado. For fire and closure information, visit inciweb.com. Ryan Fire The Ryan Fire was first reported Saturday night, and is burning

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Closures remain in effect for Boone Draw fire burning in Moffat County

September 16, 2018 — CRAIG – Emergency area closure and Moffat County road closures around the Boone Draw and Three Wash fires remain in effect. Temporary Emergency road closures were put in place by the Bureau of Land Management. Moffat County Road 67, normally the preferred access route for wild horse

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New fire sparks in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

September 16, 2018 — JACKSON COUNTY — A new wildfire is blazing in the extreme northern tip of the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area in northwest Jackson County. The Ryan Fire was first reported last night and is burning in about 500 acres of live and beetle-killed lodgepole pine. The

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Property decisions feature on agenda for Moffat County College District Board meeting Monday

September 16, 2018 — CRAIG — A request to support the “conveyance” of real property for Memorial Regional Health will be considered when the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control meets. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in room 255 CNCC Academic Services

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Guest teacher orientation happens in Craig Sept. 25

September 16, 2018 — CRAIG — Guest teachers are being hired by Moffat County School District with an orientation to commence on Sept. 25. “We strive to attract the best Guest Teachers for our kids and do our best to stay competitive with our incentive and pay,” stated a

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Smoke warning remains in place for Northwest Colorado

September 16, 2018 — CRAIG  — An air quality advisory has been issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for the northwestern part of Moffat County from Sunday until the morning of Monday, Sept. 17. Locations impacted by wildfire smoke include, but are not limited to Sunbeam,

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Moffat County volleyball doubles down with weekend games in Cedaredge, Delta

September 16, 2018 — Moffat County High School volleyball faced a lengthy, high-intensity day Saturday, feeling the effects of an abundance of travel after meeting not one but two of the 3A Western Slope League’s tougher teams. MCHS girls took 3-0 losses to both Cedaredge and Delta as part

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U.S. Highway 40 remains in limbo as Silver Creek Fire grows

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Silver Creek Fire burning southeast of Steamboat Springs remained menacing Saturday. Between Wednesday and Saturday, the fire had more than doubled in size from a steady 5,008 acres to 10,559 acres, according to Saturday evening updates. Containment is listed at 35

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Moffat County soccer back to basics against Basalt

September 15, 2018 — Win or lose, Moffat County High School soccer coach Nathalie Boelen requires her players to demonstrate persistence, teamwork and fundamental skills, and even amid struggles in terms of score, Bulldogs are showing the traits she wants. MCHS took an 8-0 defeat Saturday at home with

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Moffat County, Craig Middle School runners take ups, downs at Eagle Valley Invite

September 15, 2018 — GYPSUM — After their last competition on flat, suburban streets of Littleton, the grassy slopes of Gypsum Creek Golf Course were a change of pace to say the least for Moffat County High School runners, but Bulldogs kept their stride nonetheless. MCHS boys placed fifth

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Moffat County Tourism Association board of directors updated on mill levy, events

September 15, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Tourism Association received updates from event organizers and representatives from the Museum of Northwest Colorado and Moffat County Libraries during its regular meeting, held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Bank of Colorado. Museum of Northwest Colorado Assistant Director Paul Knowles offered

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Rocky Mountain Machinery holds grand opening in Craig

September 15, 2018 — CRAIG — Machines from Kubota are now in Craig, as Rocky Mountain Machinery’s grand opening Saturday celebrated its partnership with the manufacturer. Rocky Mountain Machinery owner Bart Brighton said Kubota has machines that cover almost everything, from mowing the lawn to harvesting the crops.  He

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Firefighters report progress against Boone Draw Fire in western Moffat County; blaze now exceeds 8,000 acres

September 15, 2018 — SANDWASH BASIN — Firefighters on Saturday reported decreased activity in the Boone Draw Fire, which ignited in western Moffat County just before noon Thursday, Sept. 13, despite continued hot, dry, and windy weather. According to a news release from the Bureau of Land Management Kremmling

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Memorial Regional Health: Fight childhood obesity with smarter nutrition, more physical activity

September 15, 2018 — More than 18 percent of American children are obese, putting them at greater risk of facing a lifetime of obesity and its many negative consequences. In Colorado, more than 27 percent of children are considered overweight or obese. Overall obesity rates remain higher than they

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Moffat County football falls to Battle Mountain in dogfight road game

September 14, 2018 — EDWARDS — Maybe it was due to two teams with canine nicknames or perhaps that one of them continually ran straight up the middle, but a lot of dog piles were on display during Friday’s matchup between Moffat County High School and Battle Mountain. Yet,

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