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Craig PD working with Steamboat PD on counterfeit bills: On the Record — Feb. 14

February 16, 2019 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Feb. 14 12:27 a.m. Police in Craig responded to Northwest Storage for a report of a suspicious person, vehicle, or article call. Police said a suspicious party was getting items from a storage shed. Officers determined the party had permission to

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Moffat County wrestlers keep kicking at Day 1 of regional tourney

February 15, 2019 — From feisty freshmen to a stalwart senior, the athletes of Moffat County High School wrestling showed their strengths Friday during the opening rounds of the 3A Region 1 Tournament. With nine Bulldogs attending the big event in Montrose, eight will continue to the second day

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Memorial Regional Health: Preventative health care — Memorial Regional Health offers both medical and cosmetic dermatology services

February 15, 2019 — Editor’s note: The following article is sponsored by Memorial Regional Health. We spend a lot of time thinking about the internal body when it comes to health care, but sometimes we overlook caring for the most visible thing about us: our skin. Annual skin check-ups

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NWCH encourages residents to receive mumps vaccine

February 15, 2019 — Outbreaks of mumps are being reported in Colorado and other states, according to a news release from Northwest Colorado Health. Mumps is a contagious virus that causes painful swelling in the cheek and jaw area. The disease typically starts with a few days of fever,

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Hunters urged by CPW to study changes as applications for big game licenses open March 1

February 15, 2019 — Hunters hoping to draw a big-game license in Colorado in 2019 are urged to study up on all the changes in license requirements and fees prior to the March 1 opening of the application period. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved a variety

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Moffat County hoops headed toward districts after hot games with Coal Ridge

February 14, 2019 — NEW CASTLE — Moffat County High School basketball teams marked the end of the regular season Thursday night, and even as the schedule comes closer to its conclusion, Bulldogs are keeping their intensity greater than ever. MCHS girls finished 3A Western Slope League play 8-1

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Moffat County girls C-Team basketball ends undefeated season with blowout over Battle Mountain

February 14, 2019 — The younger members of the Moffat County High School hoops program finished their schedule the right way Tuesday as both the boys and girls C-Teams ended their run with wins against the visiting Battle Mountain Huskies. A 36-34 W for the boys was closer than

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Remembering an icon: Carol Brett-Beumer left indelible mark on adopted home

February 14, 2019 — A tall, striking woman with long, dark hair, she wore a yellow Stetson hat and cowboy boots, and strode purposefully down the streets of Craig Colorado, usually outpacing anyone who happened to be walking alongside her: That's the most common image described when Moffat County

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Police investigating counterfeit bills: On the Record — Feb. 13

February 14, 2019 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, Feb. 13 1:46 a.m. In Craig, police responded to a traffic stop, but were unable to make contact with any driver. Police responded to at least three other traffic stops throughout Craig on Wednesday.   7:47 a.m. In Craig, police provided

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Moffat County Bulldogs participate in robotics rumble

February 14, 2019 — For the first time, Moffat County elementary school students joined middle school students to compete in a robotics competition. Twenty-four elementary and middle school students from Craig competed in the VEX IQ Rocky Mountain Rumble robotics competition, held Feb. 9 in Centennial. “It was a

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Editorial: Worthy idea, poor execution

February 14, 2019 — Near the close of an emotional meeting of the Craig City Council on Tuesday, city leaders voted to put the brakes on discussions about the possible consolidation of city/county services and place a five-year moratorium on any such talks in the future.

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Craig Middle School girls basketball conquers competition at district tourney

February 14, 2019 — The older members of Craig Middle School’s basketball had a title to defend Saturday, and while they didn’t disappoint, they aren’t the only athletes getting a legacy started. CMS girls hoops took first place in both the seventh- and eighth-grade A-Team district tournament games in

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Obituary: Lori Ann Burl

February 14, 2019 — Jan. 31, 1964 — Jan. 24, 2019 With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Lori Ann Burl. Her love for life, sense of humor, kind heart, sharp wit, and amazing, beautiful smile will be deeply missed. A celebration of

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Top 10 Craig Press stories for Feb. 3 to 9: Rockslide recount, cougar encounters, inspiring recovery

February 14, 2019 — The top 10 online stories of the past week.

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Celebrating Washington’s birthday

February 14, 2019 — Traditionally, George Washington's birthday is celebrated with a cherry dessert — like cherry pie, for example. Your family might enjoy celebrating Feb. 22 (or perhaps Presidents' Day) this coming Monday with one of the desserts featured in this week's column. Both recipes are from my

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Business Buzz: Young professionals group rebranding to become more inclusive

February 14, 2019 — Yampa Valley Young Professionals is now The Network. For several years, the Yampa Valley Young Professionals has brought people beginning their careers together to network with others younger than 40. Now, The Network will focus on connecting people in the community in a variety of

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Hometown Hero: Craig’s Catherine Scroggs recognized for random act of kindness

February 14, 2019 — For this week's Hometown Hero, the Craig Press honors Catherine Scroggs, a Pennsylvania native who has adopted Craig and Moffat County as her home and recently went far above and beyond to help a fellow resident in need. The person who nominated Scroggs for Hometown

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No exit: El Chapo likely off to ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’

February 14, 2019 — NEW YORK — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's El Chapo. Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United

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Romance rekindled: Moffat County high school sweethearts prove it’s never too late to find someone to love

February 14, 2019 — It was 1955. Craig residents were enjoying a golden era of sock hops, movies, and fast cars. Junior high school students Ron Wilson and Bonnie Hoffman started noticing each other.

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From Pipi’s Pasture: A special month, indeed

February 14, 2019 — Strange that February should be one of my favorite months, considering my dislike of winter. However, my February memories were formed when I was a child growing up on the ranch, and though there was plenty of snow, there were other things, too — like

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