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Dig in for Moffat County’s ‘Spoonful of Homecoming’ beginning Monday

September 21, 2018 — Moffat County High School’s annual celebration of Bulldog pride kicks off next week as part of the Homecoming festivities with activities new and old for students and community members. The theme this fall is “A Spoonful of Homecoming,” and among the dress-up days for students

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Weekend Roundup: Banquets, bowling and the evening sky

September 21, 2018 — Fall is officially here this weekend, and however you celebrate the change of seasons, get out and about to join in some fun. Net some wins Moffat County High School volleyball teams will host the Gunnison Lady Cowboys Saturday afternoon at MCHS. Games include C-Team,

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Weekend Roundup: Charitable kickoff, historical happenings

September 13, 2018 — The weekend in Craig offers a start to a local charity's campaign, as well as many opportunities to celebrate the area's Western heritage. Give as good as you get Moffat County United Way holds its annual campaign kickoff event Friday at Yampa Valley Bank. Lunch

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Country music, cowboy poetry provide enjoyable evening for Craig arts patrons at Luttrell Barn

September 8, 2018 — A rustic, newly restored venue proved a successful spot for an evening of cowboy culture Saturday night, and the stage could be set for more shows to come. Luttrell Barn Cultural Center hosted "A Western Music Cowboy Poetry Show,” a showcase of area country performers

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Weekend Roundup: A golf ball blast and plenty of country crooning

September 6, 2018 — Family activities abound this weekend with multiple sporting events, a special kind of airmail delivery and a couple venues that would make every cowboy long for home on the range. Toeing the line The soccer teams of Northwest Colorado have a busy weekend ahead as

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Weekend Roundup: Pigskin power and birdbrains galore

August 31, 2018 — The Labor Day weekend awaits Northwest Colorado residents, and between long stretches of kicking back there are many happenings in the area. College crowd Colorado Northwestern Community College offers a free barbecue Friday afternoon at Elkhead Reservoir. CNCC will provide a shuttle at 2 p.m.

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Volunteer actors, tour guides needed for Historic Ghost Walk in Craig

August 27, 2018 — CRAIG — People with an interest in history and a flair for the dramatic are encouraged to volunteer as actors, actresses, guides, and helpers for the inaugural Historic Downtown Ghost Walk, set for Oct. 5 and 6. Historic ghost walks use actors and actresses to bring

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Gallery: Grand Futures Prevention Coalition Slip ‘n Slide

August 26, 2018 — Amid the paperwork and other preparation that starts the school year, incoming Moffat County High School students found time for one big summer activity. Students came to campus dry but left soaking wet following the Slip ‘n Slide and barbecue hosted by Grand Futures Prevention

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Firefighters bring the fun at 79th Craig Fire/Rescue luau

August 20, 2018 — A bit of wet weather Saturday night couldn’t stop the energy at The OP Bar & Grill during the 79th annual Craig Fire/Rescue luau. The yearly event featured a multitude of activities for community members, including a a tropical costume contest and limbo contest as

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Victory Motors Cancer Drive scores in bonding Craig community

August 18, 2018 — CRAIG — The fifth annual Victory Motors Cancer Drive’s Saturday activities provided plenty of pro athletes, high-stakes gaming, and, most importantly, money brought in for a worthy cause. The yearly fundraiser by the auto dealership on behalf of Moffat County Cancer Society featured a casino

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Weekend Roundup: Take in a lovely luau, contribute to cancer cause, get prepped for school

August 17, 2018 — Time is running out to enjoy the full breadth of the Northwest Colorado summer, and this weekend is as good a time as any to really take in as many activities as possible as autumn looms on the horizon. Make a splash After a rain

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Diamond Rio rocks the night away at 100th Moffat County Fair

August 10, 2018 — CRAIG — A real gem of an act hit the stage Friday evening at Moffat County Fairgrounds. The musical headliner for the 100th Moffat County Fair provided down-home country delights, as Nashville-based Diamond Rio drew a crowd to the county’s annual salute to its rural

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Bull rider shows true grit during 4th Annual Ridin’ & Riggin’ Days at 2018 Moffat County Fair

August 10, 2018 — CRAIG — A tug on the rope, and the gate opened, unleashing more than a ton of muscle and bad attitude, all focused on unseating the cowboy clinging to his back. Spit flying, the rodeo bull contorted its body, throwing first its front end, then

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Kids go hog wild at 100th Moffat County Fair Catch-A-Pig Contest

August 10, 2018 — CRAIG — Squeals of excitement filled the arena at the Moffat County Fairgrounds on Thursday during the intermission of the Ridin’ & Riggin’ Days rodeo, as more than 100 children age 5 to 14 raced into the area to catch a pig. Or try to. The

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Dogs day at the 100th Moffat County Fair

August 7, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County youth helped their canine companions put their best paws forward during the 4H and FFA dog show Tuesday, Aug. 7. Dogs and their handlers impressed Judge Meghan Davis, who has judged the dog show the past two years. Livestock shows will

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Monday horse show marks start of 4H/FFA livestock shows for the 100th Moffat County Fair

August 6, 2018 — CRAIG — Some of the best horses in Moffat County were taken through their paces by some of the country’s best young riders during the 4H and Future Farmers of America Horse Show, held Monday, Aug. 6, as part of the 2018 Moffat County Fair.

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Balloons soar above Moffat County, despite initial weather delay

August 4, 2018 — CRAIG — As luck would have it, pilots for the Moffat County Hot Air Balloon Festival arrived in town Friday accompanied by desperately needed rain, resulting in the cancellation of Friday mornings’ flights. Moreover, the lingering threat of additional stormy weather initially cast serious doubts on

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Weekend Roundup: Good times soaring into the sky

August 3, 2018 — Rarely does a weekend include entertainment by sea, land and air all at the same time, but it's a very special schedule the next few days in Northwest Colorado. On the rise The annual Moffat County Balloon Festival takes off Friday, Saturday and Sunday at

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Raise your heart rate at Elevate Education 5K during Moffat County Balloon Festival

July 27, 2018 — The Elevate Education 5K and One-Mile Fun Run hosted by Friends of Moffat County Education will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 4 at Loudy-Simpson Park, shortly after the Saturday balloon launch for Moffat County Balloon Festival. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the price

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Moffat County Fair to kick off Saturday with Founders Day luncheon in Maybell

July 26, 2018 — CRAIG — As part of the 100th anniversary of the Moffat County Fair, a Founders Day luncheon will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Maybell Park. The event is free to the public and honors Maybell, the original site of the inaugural fair in

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