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Eagle Lake Camp in Craig starting Monday

The Journey at First Baptist will host Eagle Lake Camp for local children Aug. 4 to 8 at Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way.

Superfood Tip: Tree Nuts

Highlighting nuts as a super food can be confusing because they are loaded with calories. But, when eaten in appropriate portions, nuts have proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. The combination of fiber, protein, and healthy fat in nuts provides satiety (fullness), making them an excellent option for weight management.

Fitness Tip: Staying on track

It is important to keep track of your workouts. Maintaining a daily or weekly log to track all of your workouts helps to ensure that you are progressing in the right direction and keeping your body challenged.

TMH Living Well: Control triggers, control asthma

Did you know that the way you clean your house or treat your pets can affect your asthma? If you or a family member has been diagnosed with asthma, changing some of your everyday habits to limit triggers might be key to better breathing.

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Ravenous insects threaten hay crop, vegetable gardens

Carol Iverson’s work for the USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Service takes her all over Northwest Colorado where she tallies the numbers of grasshoppers per square yard.

Northwest Colorado nonprofits go through training to develop financial plan

Five Routt and Moffat County nonprofits were awarded grants after going through six months of professional development training with Yampa Valley Community Foundation and Shell to ultimately come up with a long-term financial plan.

Frank Moe: EPA Rally was a hit


I would like to thank everyone responsible for the planning and logistics for the Denver EPA Rally. Everyone’s efforts paid off with a successful event.

Jennifer Riley: Physicals a success

I would like to thank all of the people who helped make our annual Sports Physical Night a success. Every year, providers from multiple agencies come together to conduct sports physicals for our Moffat County student-athletes.

Craig briefs: Hunting education class to be held in Hayden

A hunter education course will be held at Hayden High School from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 to 23. The course costs $10.

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Moffat County School District hires new head football coach, athletic director

Moffat County School District has a new head football coach and athletic director. The district announced Wednesday morning that it has hired Mike Mitchell as the seventh-through-12th-grade athletic director for the school district, and Keith Gille is the new head coach of the Moffat County High School Bulldogs football team.

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Craig Sea Sharks angling for wins at state meet

Things have been going swimmingly for the members of Craig Sea Sharks as they head into their final competition of the summer. The local team will have eight swimmers attending Cortez’s Seasonal State Meet on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, after weeks of hard work. In fact, a number of other kids on the team qualified for state but are unable to attend the meet, coach Meghan Francone said.

Mike Littwin: Mr. Attorney General, the gay marriage ship has sailed

What in the name of fundamental rights is Colorado AG John Suthers thinking?

In case you missed it, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Yes, it's big news, but it's not exactly groundbreaking news. Not any more. Maybe not ever again.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Lucy’ a mind-bender in more ways than 1

When someone claims to be “expanding their mind” when they indulge in heavy substances, it’s usually just a throwback to the spirit of the Summer of Love and a rationalization of a deeper issue. The heroine of “Lucy,” on the other hand, can claim that what’s going into her body is indeed changing how she sees things, including, but not limited to, the very fabric of the universe.

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Wildlife officials seeing high number of bear incidents

This time of year, all the black bears in Steamboat Springs are problem bears.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 1, 2014: Women’s Cast, Blast & Twang available in Steamboat Springs

Women interested in learning about fly-fishing and the basics of shotguns and archery are invited to a women­only ‘Cast, Blast & Twang’ clinic at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9 in Steamboat Springs.

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Moffat County resident Francone named new REPS executive director

Moffat County resident Meghan Francone has been named the new executive director for Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: Impacting our community

The character of a community grows and develops as it is impacted by residents and citizens who in turn reflect the overall temperament of a town. One early citizen of Craig, Russell Coles, demonstrated how one person’s strength of character can be a decisive influence and give direction to the course of an area’s history.

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Downtown Craig facade project taking shape

City Council will hear report by September

Local residents met Wednesday evening at the City Council Chambers for a presentation from the Colorado Center for Community Development through University of Colorado Denver focusing on the facades of Craig businesses, specifically those along Yampa Avenue. This is part of a project first funded by the city and Department of Local Affairs in April as a way to revitalize interest in the downtown area.

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Hundreds of Northwest Colorado residents rally for coal in Denver

Miners and community members gathered in the Kmart parking lot early Tuesday morning to board a fleet of buses to Denver to rally in support of coal.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to discuss school district

The Craig Daily Press will host its next Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. Aug. 6 at The Memorial Hospital’s Mountain Café. Daily Press General Manager Renee Campbell and Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley will discuss the state of Moffat County School District as it pertains to the recent hazing allegations, the district’s change in administrative staff and its budget.

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