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What does it mean? CNCC president responds to questions on impact of restructuring

To meet the challenge of declining local revenues, Colorado Northwestern Community College is restructuring. We asked college President Ron Granger what changes will mean for staff, hiring process and programs in the second part of a three part question and answer series.

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Buy local at Moffat County High School FFA project auction on Friday

The agricultural building at the high school was filled with activity on Monday as students put finishing touches to tables, benches, sheds, welded art and projects that will be on auction Friday.

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Craig nurse received one of 12 top honors on Saturday

Colorado’s nurses gathered in Denver on Saturday to celebrate 57 Nightingale Luminaries and from those, honor 12 with a Nightingale award — Colorado’s top nursing honor.

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How does it work? A primer on Colorado Northwestern Community College finances

The community college is in the process of restructuring to address a $1.3 million loss of local revenue. News of the restructure followed reports that the college had to dip into roughly $500,000 from cash reserves last year and was placed under a temporary hiring freeze by the Colorado Community College System to allow the new President time to examine the budget. President Granger intends to present the 2017-18 budget to the college board at the monthly meeting on May 15. We caught-up with him, asking questions to help the community better understand the college's finances.

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Students raise money for Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center at Mother’s Day Bazaar

Two young entrepreneurs in Craig created a club to raise money for worthy causes.

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PAC Fundraiser ends Saturday: Education briefs

News and events in education.

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Scholarship happenings: Late May and June deadlines

Scholarships with application due dates in late May and June.

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Inspirational nurse lights the way for Moffat County seniors, nursing students

Tending to wounded warriors by the light of an oil lamp, English nurse Florence Nightingale in the mid-1800s became the foundation for modern nursing, and Colorado’s highest award for nurses carries her name.

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182 students graduate from D.A.R.E. in Craig

The annual D.A.R.E. celebration honored 182 fifth-grade students for successful completion of the program. This year, the program included Calvery Baptist students, making it one of the biggest graduations yet.

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3 long-time Moffat County educators share their passion for teaching

This week for National Teacher Appreciation Week, the Craig Daily Press met with three exceptional Moffat County School District teachers to learn what keeps them going year after year.

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Over 250 graduate from Colorado Northwestern Community College

A sea of red washed over Rangely as students and families gathered to celebrate graduation. “We are extremely proud of our graduates and their accomplishments. As they take their next step to fulfilling their dreams, we wish them all the best in these future endeavors,” said Janell Oberlander, vice president of Craig Campus and Student Services

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Busy bees: Sunset Elementary students in Craig create bee garden

A new garden is buzzing with activity after students planted flowers to help area bees and created “seed bombs” for the community.

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Moffat County FFA reaps rewards with wins at state competition

While Moffat County High School’s Future Farmers of America participants are busy learning valuable agriculture and life skills, they’re also raking in the awards from district and state competitions.

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Netflix series 'romanticizes teen suicide,' says Moffat County School District letter to parents

Northwest Colorado Health, Mind Springs Health, Memorial Regional Health also are concerned

A new TV series released by Netflix on March 31 is stirring national controversy and pointed conversations about teen suicide, leading Moffat County School District to send a letter sent to parents this week addressing concerns raised by the show.

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Moffat County High School, Craig Middle School choirs to perform spring concert

The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School choir programs will host a combined performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane. Admission is free for the spring concert, which will include a variety of music, including cultural pieces, folk songs and popular tunes, performed in a cappella and traditional formats.

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