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Craig City Council to consider raises for full-time city employees

April 22, 2018 — CRAIG — On Tuesday, the Craig City Council will consider granting a one-time, $1,500 bonus to full-time, permanent city employees. The proposed resolution would use about $93,260 from the general fund to grant the bonuses. In November, City Council rejected a proposal that would have

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Focus groups will encourage residents to opine about Colorado Northwestern Community College

April 22, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board of Control is interested in hearing from Moffat County residents to determine how they can best support CNCC. To that end, consultants will conduct the following three focus groups. • Craig Community Forum – 7

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Colorado Northwestern Community College Aviation Maintenance student receives dual honors

April 22, 2018 — RANGELY — From cars to airplanes, one college student is likely to fly far in her chosen career. Colorado Northwestern Community College freshman Mikayla Green grew up working on cars.  Her father, an auto mechanic, encouraged her love of getting her hands dirty and figuring

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Dental hygiene program in Rangely welcomes new staff

April 22, 2018 — RANGELY — The Colorado Northwestern Community College Dental Hygiene program has welcomed two new staff members. Tiffany Douglas, interim program director, is a graduate of both Rangely High School and the CNCC Dental Hygiene program. She recently returned to Rangely after living in Logan, Utah, and has

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Re-centering to manage stress, create a happier life

April 22, 2018 — CRAIG — One's thoughts can change his or her life. That was the message Dana Armstrong had for a group of businesspeople during the March Blend workshop titled, "Managing Stress." Armstrong, instructor of massage therapy at Colorado Northwestern Community College, led the free course March 28

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Memorial Regional Health: MRH occupational therapists can help develop activity-based plans to help patients overcome mental health challenges

April 22, 2018 — People often think of occupational therapists as professionals who help patients with physical conditions, but did you know that mental health is one of the areas of care that occupational therapists treat regularly? In the context of occupational therapy, occupations are defined as daily activities.

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Long-term goals: Moffat County’s Wyatt Nielsen signs with CNCC soccer; 2 Spartan players move to 4-year schools

April 22, 2018 — The Colorado Northwestern Community College soccer program continues to attract hometown talent. Moffat County High School senior Wyatt Nielsen signed his letter of intent Friday to join the men’s soccer team this fall. Wyatt has played the sport all four years at MCHS, his work

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Just Dance recital provides fancy footwork from Craig students

April 22, 2018 — Whether set to the sounds of an emotional ballad, a country twang or a cartoonish techno tune, the Craig dance students showed their talents in the discipline during the spring recital Saturday night at Moffat County High School. The 11th annual showcase by Just Dance

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Foster families recognized for supporting Moffat County’s most vulnerable

April 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Moffat County celebrated families who welcome foster children into their lives at its annual Foster Family Appreciation Banquet on April 5. "I think foster parents have the hardest job working with our children, because they are with them day in and day out. Us professionals go home at

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220-acre wildfire near Fruita fully contained

April 21, 2018 — The Skipper Island Fire that charred 220 acres of land on both sides of Interstate 70 near Fruita over three days was 100 percent contained late Friday afternoon, although fire crews plan to monitor the area over the next several days, according to the Mesa

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Moffat County baseball crushes Cardinals in high-scoring game with Grand Valley

April 20, 2018 — If Moffat County High School baseball learned anything from a harsh midweek defeat, it's that positive energy pays off, and Bulldogs' bench chatter certainly didn't hurt when they returned back to their own turf. MCHS beat the Grand Valley Cardinals 15-1 Thursday in its first

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About half of Moffat County High School students stay home day after shooting plot foiled

April 20, 2018 — CRAIG — It was a calm, quiet day of school in Moffat County on Friday, April 20, the day after quick, decisive action by a principal, school resource officer and the community foiled a school shooting planned by two students for the 19th anniversary of

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BLM to sell Moffat County oil, gas leases in June

April 20, 2018 — DENVER – The Bureau of Land Management will offer 22 parcels, totaling 23,192 acres, in Moffat County at its June 7 oil and gas lease sale. The BLM will hold the lease sale online via energynet.com, and bidding will begin at 9 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. In

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Wyoming Game and Fish accepting comment on 2018 gray wolf hunting season

April 20, 2018 — CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish is accepting public comment on draft regulations for the state’s 2018 gray wolf hunting season. Written comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. June 4 at public meetings, listed below. Comments may also be submitted by

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Hit-and-run reported at Moffat County Courthouse: On the Record April 19

April 20, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, April 19 12:16 a.m. At Wapiti Valley Taxidermy, officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident. 10:25 a.m. On the 800 block of West Seventh, officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident. 11:23 a.m. On the 600 block

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Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado to discuss broadband at Craig meeting

April 20, 2018 — CRAIG — The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado will discuss rural broadband, development and more at its during a meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Colorado Northwestern Community College. The AGNC meets in a different Northwest Colorado community each

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Craig Parks and Rec gathering input about city recreation system

April 20, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to provide input about upcoming updates to the Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Trails Master Plan. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Center of Craig, the department will hold a public meeting to

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Doug Robinson misses mark in making gubernatorial primary ballot; Victor Mitchell on

April 20, 2018 — DENVER — Mitt Romney's nephew Doug Robinson failed to make the ballot in Colorado's governor's race, a major shakeup in the Republican primary. The former investment banker did not submit enough valid voter signatures to qualify — falling 22 signatures short in one congressional district, the secretary

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Two-car crash closes Ranney Street at Fourth Street intersection in Craig

April 20, 2018 — CRAIG — A two-car collision closed Ranney Street at its intersection with Fourth Street on Friday, April 20, after a Dodge pickup truck and a Jeep collided. It is unknown if there were any injuries. The Craig Police Department, Memorial EMS and Craig Fire/Rescue responded

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CNCC to conduct emergency situation drill Friday morning

April 20, 2018 — Colorado Northwestern Community College is conducting an emergency situation drill this morning. The drill has been planned for months and will test emergency communication systems and external communication.

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