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Moffat County college district board sends housing proposal to state for approval

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — After a vote of three in favor and two opposed, the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District board has sent to the Colorado Community College System a proposal for the development, by a third party, of on-campus student housing with a cafeteria. Board

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Breast cancer ‘a hitch in the road,’ says Craig survivor

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — She was in the shower, one arm over her head, fingers moving in concentric circles during a routine breast self-exam when she felt it — a lump. "It just felt strange. It would move, but it was definitely a lump — about a

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Small manufacturers have edge in Colorado

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — Small manufacturers in Colorado are finding they have a big edge on the competition.  The Small Manufacturer's AdvantEDGE program — a first-of-its-kind business assistance program — was selected as a nationwide best practice among economic development programs by the Manufacturing — the manufacturing

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Mammograms important to early detection of breast cancer in women, some men

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. According to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation: • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. • Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer

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Flyer raises suspicions: On the Record — Oct. 16 and 17

October 18, 2018 — Tuesday, Oct. 16 9:22 a.m. At O'Reilly's, officers responded to reports of vandalism. The front windows were broken out. The incident is under investigation. 9:30 a.m. In Craig, officers received a Safe2tell report and are investigating. 9:56 a.m. On the 900 block of Pershing Street,

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From Pipi’s Pasture: Getting into winter routine

October 18, 2018 — Over the years, we've found that cattle, like children, thrive when cared for according to a routine — fed at the same time, in the same way, each day. It's not that we don't have to change things around a little once in awhile —

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Executive sessions to bookend Memorial Regional Health Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, Oct. 18

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — Executive sessions are scheduled at the beginning and near the end of the regular monthly meeting of the Memorial Regional Health Board of Trustees, set for Thursday, Oct. 18. The meeting is open to the public and will begin with a board dinner

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Moffat County commissioners take no official position on Amendment 74

October 18, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, Oct. 16, took no official position on Colorado Constitutional Amendment 74, though all three commissioners expressed their support for private property rights and urged voters to educate themselves on the issue. Amendment 74, which

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Recipes for colder weather

October 18, 2018 — The colder weather has us all switching from barbecue menus to soups, stews, roasts, and casseroles — meals that "stick to our ribs." This week's column features two casserole recipes, both of which came from my old recipe book that no longer has a cover

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Obituary: Nancy Fleming

October 18, 2018 — Jan. 15, 1941 — Oct. 14, 2018 Nancy Fleming, of Craig, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at The Walbridge Wing in Meeker. Services will be held at a later date.

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Obituary: Ray C. Kendall

October 18, 2018 — May 13, 1944 — Oct. 16, 2018 On the morning of Oct. 16, 2018, Ray Kendall died from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, in the loving hands of his family and the caring ICU staff at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was

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Prather’s Pick: ‘In Pieces’ new memoir from Sally Field

October 18, 2018 — When I read comments about voting for a mill levy to fund the Moffat County Libraries, I can't help but think of the many county residents of all ages I meet up with at the Craig Library — and I use it a lot. We

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Dennis Fredrickson: Reader feels library, museum worth the cost

October 18, 2018 — I would have to say that I have found the recent comments concerning our museum and library quite interesting, if not entertaining. There are facts (I use the term loosely) thrown out by both sides in every direction. I would say that I find some

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Support Moffat County trails with Saturday workday at Cedar Mountain

October 18, 2018 — MOCO Trails will host its final Volunteer Trail Work Day of 2018 Saturday, Oct. 20 as part of an ongoing effort to improve natural trails within Moffat County. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the Cedar Mountain parking lot north of Craig before beginning work.

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Memorial Regional Health to host ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to bring attention to domestic violence

October 17, 2018 — Memorial Regional Health and Open Heart Advocates will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Saturday at Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 US Highway 40. Community members are invited to walk a symbolic mile in high heels, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness

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Moffat County soccer roughed up by Roaring Fork, stays stalwart in Pink Game

October 17, 2018 — Despite being outsized in physicality and numbers, Moffat County High School soccer players stood tough in their Tuesday match. MCHS soccer donned pink socks and other gear as part of its Pink Game for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a match that was a 7-2 defeat

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Editorial: Road to the future found in Proposition 110

October 17, 2018 — On Nov. 6, Colorado voters will face an important, but confusing, choice as they consider competing ballot proposals to fund the state's transportation needs. Proposition 109, also known as the "Fix Our Damn Roads Transportation Bond Initiative," would authorize $3.5 billion in bonds to fund

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Kenley Nebeker resigns as Moffat County girls basketball coach

October 17, 2018 — After two years with Moffat County High School basketball, Kenley Nebeker announced this week that he will be stepping down as head coach for the girls hoops program. Nebeker accepted a position Monday with Williston State College in Williston, North Dakota, officially resigning as the

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Steamboat store not part of Sears bankruptcy; continues to operate as usual

October 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — On Monday, the news that Sears Holdings had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy quickly swept across the country where, at one time, the giant retail chain had stores in just about every town and every shopping mall. But Jim Hansen, who owns

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Gravel truck rolls, spills load near Colowyo along Moffat County Road 51

October 17, 2018 — CRAIG — The driver of a semi-trailer truck hauling gravel from Craig to Colowyo Mine was apparently traveling too fast to make the turn at the corner of Moffat County roads 17 and 51 and rolled over about noon Wednesday, Oct. 17. The 40-year-old male driver was

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