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Resurrecting the history of Craig churches

Sunday is a significant day for those of the Christian faith as they celebrate the events forming the basis of their religion, the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. With numerous local sites to worship during the holiday, the Craig Daily Press has compiled a brief history for many of the churches in town.

Education briefs for April 19, 2014: Moffat County High School prom is April 26

Moffat County High School’s annual prom festivities will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight April 26 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 640 E. Victory Way. Tickets are still available for students for $35 apiece. Only those ranging from ninth grade to age 21 — with non-students requiring a guest pass — will be admitted.

Health briefs for April 19, 2014: The Memorial Hospital to host health fair

The Memorial Hospital will host the second annual Community Health Fair from 7:30 a.m. to noon April 26 at its facilities at 750 Hospital Loop.

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Your Health: ‘Tis the season for allergy awareness

Springtime brings with it warmer weather and blossoming plant life, but this combination can be less than pleasant if it’s causing your nose to run, your eyes to water or any number of other maladies tied to allergies.

Editorial: 3-year-old's death is tragic

Some tragic news came out of Steamboat recently regarding the death of a 3-year-old child named Austin Davis.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Vaccinating on time important for keeping kids safe, healthy

Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday.

Over a Cup: Easter desserts

I enjoy making fancy desserts for Easter dinner. That doesn’t mean that they take a lot of time; it means that they’re made with puddings, whipped topping, fruit, etc. This year I’m short on time so I am going to bake a yellow cake, leave it unfrosted, and then provide bowls of thawed and sweetened strawberries and peaches, whipped topping and vanilla ice cream. Family members can put them together as they like.

Craig briefs: CPD to train retailers on shoplifting prevention

Craig Police Department will host a shoplifting and loss prevention class May 8 in response to a high rate of theft from retail stores in the area recently.

Late health sign-ups improve outlook

A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama’s health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

Advocates-Crisis Support Services: Sexual assault awareness

The children and teens of today are our hope for tomorrow. It’s important for us as parents, caring adults and communities to help set young people on the path for a healthy future and support them as they work to create positive change. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this year’s campaign is focused on youth.

Cammi Balleck: Tribute to Lex Burton

The range was his home, far from his saddle he did not roam. His hands knew of wrenches, ropes and wire. Many hours he parked his wagon, and stayed warm by the camp fire.

Walt and Marilyn Stevens: Thank you TMH

Wow — great things are happening at TMH Medical Clinic. Now when we call, we talk to a person instead of a machine. For seniors in our community, this is extremely important. The doctors and staff are very timely, friendly and professional. We appreciate all of you and the changes you are making.

Legislative update for April 18

The legislative update for April 18

Government update for April 18

The government update for April 18.

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Moffat County wrestling will see more opponents after proposal approval

CHSAA's legislative council approved an idea to change the enrollment numbers for class 3A, which will send more schools into the division in future seasons.

Shed hunters going off trails are tearing up public lands

With the weather warming, and the snow melted, people are getting to enjoy outdoor recreation again. One of these activities is shed hunting, which Wendy Reynolds, manager for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Snake Field Office, said can either be good family fun, or a destructive sport. In early spring, deer and elk start shedding their antlers. This is a prime time for people seeking antlers to find the trophies as they are scattered all across the public land. But, while this is an activity the BLM widely supports, some people are approaching it without considering the impact on the land, Reynolds said.

Pipi’s Pasture: The unpredictable Easter weather

When my brother, sisters and I were growing up on the ranch, we spent some worrisome days just prior to Easter. We looked forward to the holiday, and we worried that we might not get to have an Easter egg hunt. Our dad always said that an early Easter meant an early spring, but in Moffat County it really didn’t matter whether it was March or April; it could always storm.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: In the Rainbow Room

The local Craig restaurants are often favorite places for clubs and other groups to gather to celebrate or just enjoy a meal after some activity. The photo shown here was taken in the old Rainbow Room of the Cosgriff Hotel which was located at 110 East Victory Way.

TMH Living Well: TMH Health Fair scheduled for next Saturday

Have you been putting off getting important health screens? Do you want to adopt healthy lifestyle habits but are unsure of where to start? Come to the second annual community health fair from 7:30 a.m. to noon on April 26 at The Memorial Hospital and get both done at once!

Nate Waggenspack: Showing the runner's spirit at the Boston Marathon

Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on runners overcoming last year's tragedy in Boston.

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