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Craig Concert Association begins spring shows with string duo OK Factor

March 15, 2019 — Craig Concert Association's latest installment takes place next week as The OK Factor takes the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. The OK Factor is a string duo comprised of midwestern musicians Karla Colahan and Olivia

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ feisty fun in new turn for superhero saga

March 15, 2019 — If you saw a little old lady on a busy train, would you offer her a seat or punch her in the face? Most of us might forgo cold-cocking the elderly, but the eponymous character of “Captain Marvel” has seen too much to assume the

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Moffat County theater examines love, life, pleasure, pain in ‘The Giver’

March 12, 2019 — The vibrant red of a piece of fruit. The cool thrills of a sled ride through fresh snow. The ear-splitting terror of audio from wartime explosions. These brief sensory experiences are something modern society might take for granted, but for someone who’s been numb to

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Winter tea raises funds for Luttrell Barn Cultural Center in Craig

February 26, 2019 — Cups of tea and conversation filled the old red barn as more than 60 people gathered Sunday, Feb. 24, to enjoy a Victorian-era tradition — afternoon tea — and raise funds for ongoing improvements and maintenance of the historic Luttrell Barn Cultural Center east of

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Weekend Roundup: Tea party, fast food fun, hockey high note — 5 Craig happenings

February 22, 2019 — Fun times for all ages are in store this weekend whether you want to dress it up for a tea party, cut loose while learning about the lord, or do a little historical study. Fun fellowship Yampa Valley Baptist Church hosts a Teen Night Friday,

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Craig Kiwanis Club play tickets — Get ’em while they last

February 10, 2019 — The 73rd annual Craig Kiwanis Club Play takes the stage in March, and ticket sales kicked off Saturday afternoon for the annual satire of all current events at the local, state, and national levels. Kiwanis member Kirk McKey said Kiwanis has about $12,000 in scholarships

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Masterpieces are many at Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate, Visionary Night

February 10, 2019 — The art world is always evolving, so it stands to reason anything celebrating creative expression would do the same. Downtown Business Association's 24th annual Art Walk and 13th annual Taste of Chocolate offered familiar fun along with an expanded scope Saturday night. The yearly showcase

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🎨Hit all stops for sweet evening with Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate interactive map🍫

February 9, 2019 — As part of the annual Art Walk and Taste of Chocolate and associated events, the Craig Press has an interactive map to guide participants. The event, which runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday along Yampa Avenue and adjoining streets, features more than a dozen

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Gallery: 2019 Cherish the Little Things Art Show

February 8, 2019 — Connections 4 Kids opened its doors Wednesday night for its annual Cherish the Little Things Art Show at Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. The show exhibits about 300 art projects by local students of all ages, ranging from preschool to high school. Organizers selected 20

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Weekend Roundup: Moffat County Bulldogs’ salute to seniors, Kiwanis kickoff, art from the heart

February 8, 2019 — Whether your heart lies in athletics or the fine arts, you will have a chance to share some special moments this weekend with those you love.

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Craig kids craft fun fantasy with Missoula Children’s Theatre show ‘Pinocchio’

February 4, 2019 — Faraway places, colorful characters and whimsical situations are what Missoula Children’s Theatre brings to towns across the world again and again each year, and Craig was no exception. The week-long, intensive drama experience came to a close for local kids during Saturday performances of “Pinocchio.”

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Craig artists consider creation of cultural center; community invited to Visionary Night during Art Walk

January 31, 2019 — CRAIG — One of the most popular winter activities in Craig will see the addition of a third event and contest for artists. The Northwest Colorado Arts Council will present the Yampa Building Arts & Cultural Center Visionary Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb.

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Western winter wonderland abounds at Craig Rotary’s Diamonds & Spurs

January 27, 2019 — CRAIG — With an abundance of formal flair and cowboy creativity, the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion was brimming with fancy decor, fine food, and holiday cheer from a pair who are seasoned in bringing the energy any time of year. Rotary Club of Craig brought

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When you wish upon a play: Craig kids invited to audition for Missoula Children’s Theatre production of ‘Pinocchio’

January 25, 2019 — Honesty is the best policy, and the truth is there’s a great opportunity for fun and learning coming up for Craig kids. Missoula Children’s Theatre will return to Craig and will host auditions for its production of "Pinocchio" at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at Moffat

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Weekend Roundup: Hockey, hoops, history, formal festivities — 5 upcoming Craig events

January 25, 2019 — Between local sporting events, historical presentations, a cowboy gala for the adults and theatrical auditions for the kids, odds are you won't be bored the next few days. Great skates Craig Youth Hockey Association's 10U Squirts and 12U Peewees host multiple games Saturday and Sunday.

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Sugar rush — Artists, chocolatiers, musicians needed for Downtown Craig Art Walk, Taste of Chocolate Feb. 9

January 24, 2019 — CRAIG — If you’ve got good taste, you can show it more ways than one during one of Craig’s biggest February events. The 24th annual Art Walk and 13th annual Taste of Chocolate, hosted by Downtown Business Association, will pack the sidewalks of Yampa Avenue

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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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