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Car wash will become Colorado's 1st drive-through pot shop

In just a few months, Parachute will be home to Colorado’s first drive-through marijuana shop.

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Optimism, expertise drive new city manager's vision for Craig

There’s been a new face in the room on Craig’s local meeting circuit these past six weeks. Often dressed in sport coat and tie with a six-foot-two stature, he’s hard to miss.

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Craig briefs: Moffat County Democratic party set to meet Wednesday

The Moffat County Democratic party will have a reorganization meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW, 419 E Victory Way. For more information, call 970-824-3049.

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton: The state of the economy

The House Financial Services Committee recently received our biannual update on the state of the economy from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. This update could not have come at a more important time.

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Founded by feisty females, PTK Honor Society continues to serve Craig and Rangely

Phi Theta Kappa is one of the largest honor societies at two-year colleges. It was started in 1918 and was led by a woman for 50 years.

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Jo Ann Baxter: Join us

I am appealing to Moffat County Democrats and anyone who is interested in continuing a local Democratic Party to attend a re-organization meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW.

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Business Buzz: Economic development board visits Frontier Station in Craig

Business news across Northwest Colorado

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Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 20, 2017: Moffat County High School spring sports teams to meet Wednesday

Moffat County High School will host a meeting at 8 p.m. this Wednesday in the MCHS gym, 900 Finley Lane, for parents of athletes interested in spring sports. Spring sports teams include baseball, track and field, boys swimming, girls soccer and girls golf.

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Bulldog Sports for the Week of Feb. 20, 2017

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Children and domestic violence

A simple question parents often ask is, “What does my child need?” Children need a home that is safe and loving and free of violence and parents who protect them. Home should provide a sense of stability, with comfort and support.

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Mighty Moffat County: Miki Klimper finishes runner-up at state wrestling

10th place Bulldogs prepare to apply lessons learned for future

Emotions ran high for Yampa Valley wrestlers and their fans Saturday night in Denver, perhaps even more so right at the end as the evening came to a close differently than they wanted. Moffat County High School wrestling completed its season in 10th place among teams at the 3A CHSAA State Championships, with two of the Bulldogs placing.

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Mighty Moffat County: Wrestlers prepare to apply lessons learned at state for future

Even if they don’t finish the State Championships with a medal, Moffat County High School wrestlers end their time at the Pepsi Center with a wealth of knowledge for next season. With eight Moffat County grapplers attending the final event of the schedule, Saturday afternoon saw seven Bulldogs done for the year as the consolation brackets concluded for 3A teams.

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Moffat County hoops honors seniors during Delta games

Saturday defeats in Cedaredge put girls at 3rd in league, boys 9th moving into districts

Moffat County High School basketball teams kept it close Friday night as they said goodbye to the oldest members of the team. The final home event of the regular season provided lots of thrills for Bulldog fans as Delta came to Craig.

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Coal plant devaluation digs at bottom line for Moffat County, school district

The imperative for economic development efforts in Moffat County is mounting as county and school district officials figure out how to stomach the latest shortfall in energy industry tax revenues. And though 2017 may be a tough budget year for tax-funded entities, it’s local property owners that will ultimately make up the difference in funds.

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Superfood Tip: Popcorn is a whole grain

Popcorn is a convenient, healthy and filling food that you can you can snack on without feeling guilty. A typical serving is 3 cups, popped. This provides 5 grams fiber, 4 grams protein, ample amount of B vitamins and minerals and some iron. To top it off, this whole grain only provides about 100 calories per 3 cup serving.

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Fitness Tip: The importance of stretching

Stretching is just as important as exercise in your daily workout routine. Stretching those just-worked muscles can increase blood flow, improve athletic performance and decrease risk of injury.

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Craig briefs: Secure drop box installed for unused medications

The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Craig Police Department and The Memorial Hospital, has established an official safe disposal site for unused or expired household medications, according to a news release.

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Marijuana stores extend hours

Changes to local laws have extended the hours of local marijuana dispensaries.

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Government update for the week of Feb. 20

Government meeting agendas for the week of Feb. 20

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TMH Living Well: Regular screenings for good health through the years

If you’ve hit a milestone or are approaching one, it’s time to think about health screens. A little prevention can help ward off common health threats, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

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