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Weekend Roundup: Happy hoops, poker power, snowshoe speed

January 18, 2019 — Indoors or outdoors, there are a handful of options for sporting entertainment in Moffat County this weekend. Bulldog ball Moffat County High School basketball teams play their first Western Slope League home games Friday and Saturday against league opponents Grand Valley Friday and Cedaredge Saturday

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Denver Film Critics Society names Netflix feature ‘Roma’ best picture of 2018

January 17, 2019 — Regional cinematic group Denver Film Critics Society recently announced its selections for the top movies of 2018. The Spanish-language feature “Roma” took multiple honors, including Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film and Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón. The movie, produced through streaming service Netflix, focuses

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Gamble with money, not safety: Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club hosting avalanche training, Poker Run

January 10, 2019 — Enjoying one of the region’s favorite wintertime activities and embracing education go hand in hand with upcoming events hosted by Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club. The group will host avalanche safety training Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Freeman Reservoir Trailhead parking lot, about 10.5 miles north of Craig

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ a perfectly practical sequel

January 4, 2019 — The idea of creating a follow-up to one of the greatest movie musicals in the history of cinema is, like a bad Cockney accent, a sound that is something quite atrocious. Even if you look at it as medicine you can't avoid, "Mary Poppins Returns"

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ spins wide, wacky web of beloved superhero

December 28, 2018 — You would think retelling a well-worn origin story more than once would be inhibitive in a superhero tale where the audience is already quite familiar with the background. But, at the risk of becoming repetitive, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” recounts that famous moment not once,

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Weekend Roundup: 4 New Year’s Eve bashes in Craig

December 28, 2018 — The calendar is almost complete, and Northwest Colorado is looking toward 2019 along with the rest of the world. Whether you’re seeking family fun or parties for adults only, you can find the perfect spot to say farewell to 2018. A cool way to spend

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Eagles tribute band Boys of Summer set to take it to the limit in Rifle Saturday

December 27, 2018 — RIFLE — The boys are back in town, and the Ute Theater will be rocking this Saturday night as The Boys of Summer, an Eagles tribute band, kick off the last weekend of 2018. Based out of Los Angeles, the band is made up of

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🎄Add entries to Craig Holiday Tour of Lights interactive map🎄

December 23, 2018 — The interactive map for the Craig Press and Yampa Valley Electric Association shows the nine entries in this year’s contest, but there are many more Christmas light displays around town. If you have a worthy yard decoration display or know someone who does, send the

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Former NASA engineer creates glitter bomb to surprise package thieves

December 22, 2018 — You wouldn’t think it would take a rocket scientist to foil “porch pirates,” but Mark Rober, a former NASA engineer, was tired of thieves purloining packages from his porch, so he spent months working on a decoy that sprays glitter, activates a spray can of

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Weekend Roundup: Support sports, look at lovely lights, come together for Christmas — 8 happenings for a happy holiday in Craig

December 21, 2018 — ‘Twas the last weekend before Christmas, and all throughout Moffat County, people were hunting for a few more bits of holiday fun. All the trimmings The seventh annual Festival of Trees runs through January at Moffat County Courthouse, hosted by Moffat County Youth United Way

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🎄Craig Holiday Tour of Lights interactive map shows top Christmas displays in contest

December 19, 2018 — Craig Press and Yampa Valley Electric Association host the 2018 Holiday Tour of Lights featuring homes across Craig. The yearly exhibition of Christmas cheer throughout the town includes nine local displays at houses and yards, ranging from hanging lights in tree branches, bulbs strung along

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Weekend Roundup: From fairs to faith-based shows — 8 Craig Christmastime events for family fun

December 14, 2018 — Whether you want to take in a holiday concert, cheer on some highly physical athletics or make some progress on your gift list, you can find some fun in Craig and Hayden this weekend. All the trimmings The seventh annual Festival of Trees runs through

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Delightful delivery guaranteed: Craig families meet special guest at Letters to Santa

December 13, 2018 — The man who makes the magic happen during the holiday season has a lot of talent, but he can’t do everything by himself, which is why local businesses team up to aid him and help make Christmas special. Craig Press and Justin Stokes State Farm

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Craig’s holiday spirits up during Down Home Christmas

December 9, 2018 — A slightly warm Saturday afternoon in downtown Craig was the ideal setting for the fifth annual Down Home Christmas. The outdoor holiday gathering at Alice Pleasant Park was full of yuletide fun as families convened to get into a holly jolly mood, hosted by Downtown

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Weekend Roundup: 8 Craig holiday happenings with family fun

December 6, 2018 — Community gatherings aplenty are in store this weekend in Craig to help you get in the holiday spirit. A drive to do good works The two-day, 20th annual Holiday Drive by radio station KRAI & 55 Country continues first thing Friday at Centennial Mall. The

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Weekend Roundup: Cozy Christmas, musical magic, hard-hitting sports — 9 wintertime wonders in Northwest Colorado

November 29, 2018 — Whether you want to take in a holiday concert, cheer on some highly physical athletics or make some progress on your gift list, you can find some fun in Craig and Hayden this weekend. All the trimmings The seventh annual Festival of Trees runs through

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Parade of Lights a winter wonderland in downtown Craig

November 24, 2018 — Craig crowds rang in the holiday season Saturday evening with the brief but festive Parade of Lights, hosted by Downtown Business Association. A respite from the wind and snow that hit the area late Friday and Saturday allowed a window of opportunity for those on

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Ranching history on the big screen: Craig’s West Theatre to offer free show of PBS’s ‘Colorado Experience’

November 23, 2018 — CRAIG — With the spotlight soon to be on Colorado’s agricultural heritage, Craig residents can get a sneak peek of the show. Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media will host the “Colorado Experience” Road Show, coming to Northwest Colorado Tuesday,

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Weekend Roundup: Powerhouse parade, trees to please — 6 early holiday happenings in Craig

November 22, 2018 — With the Turkey Day leftovers packed away in the fridge, the Christmas season commences in Northwest Colorado. The start of the holidays brings with it multiple community gatherings throughout the coming week. Stay fresh Fresh Air Friday provides a post-Thanksgiving relief to get out excess

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If the shoe fits: Moffat County fall musical ‘Cinderella’ promises fairy tale finesse

November 13, 2018 — You’ll never hear the phrase “bibbidi-bobbidi-boo” mentioned on stage during Moffat County High School’s latest theatrical project, but that doesn’t make it any less magical. The Bulldog drama department presents “Cinderella” this week with shows Thursday through Saturday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. Evening performances

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