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Bulldog Football Kicks Off Tonight

The Moffat County Bulldog football team will kick off the 2017 season Friday night at home against Rawlins. Following a 5 and 4 season in 2016, the bulldogs are hoping for an even better season this year. Friday night, Moffat County is looking to avenge last years close loss to Rawlins to Continue reading

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

Colorado Expands Free Cervical Cancer Screenings

More than 50,000 additional women across Colorado are eligible for free cervical cancer screening under a recent expansion by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  For additional information, and to see if you qualify for screenings Continue reading

Free Cervical Cancer Screenings

Free cervical cancer screenings are now being offered to woman ages 21 to 64 in Craig and Steamboat.  Northwest Colorado Health is offering the free Continue reading

Texas 4,000 To Cruise Through Craig

tx-4000If you’re on the road between Steamboat and Craig this morning, be on the lookout for bicycle riders, who are part of the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, the 13th annual “Texas 4000” benefiting cancer research. The Continue reading

Events To Benefit Moffat County Cancer Society

Cancer-Awareness-RibbonA fundraiser to Benefit the Moffat County Cancer Society will be held Saturday at Craig’s Loudy Simpson Park.  Registration for a 5k Color walk/run begins at 7:30, the run starts at 8. You’re asked to wear white. There will be a broncos cheer leading clinic with two current Bronco Cheerleaders between Continue reading

Colorado Health Care Infection Rates

Health-Care-300Infection rates in Colorado health care facilities are lower in some areas and higher in others when compared to national averages according to a report released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The numbers show that infections rates were lower than the national average for colon surgeries, hip replacements, and Continue reading

Cancer Drive Raises over $11,500

upchurchA recent event in Craig, featuring former Denver Broncos players, raised over $11,500 dollars the local fight against cancer. A check was presented to the Moffat County Cancer Society yesterday. The drive took place from July 21st to the 25th, and was led by staff at Victory Motors in Craig, along with former Denver Broncos Rick Upchurch, Le Lo Lang, Dave Studdard, Ron Egloff, and Rob Bundy. The amount is similar to Continue reading

Rick Upchurch Fighting Cancer in Craig

upchurchBoys and girls who would like to improve their fundamental sports skills are invited to a football camp at Moffat County High School over the next three nights. Former Bronco player Rick Upchurch is in Craig, along with a handful of other former Bronco players to raise money for the fight against cancer. Upchurch, a cancer survivor himself, and his crew will welcome kids Continue reading

Marijuana Recommended for Sufferers of PTSD

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s chief medical officer plans to recommend post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana. The addition of PTSD would be the first medical ailment added to Colorado’s medical pot program since it was approved by voters in 2000. The decision still awaits consideration by the full Continue reading

Checking For Radon

RADONWinter is the perfect time to test your home for radon, according the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas responsible for hundreds of Colorado lung cancer deaths each year. The colorless, odorless, tasteless gas can enter homes through miniscule cracks in floors or small spaces around utility pipes, and it Continue reading

Rick Upchurch Raising Money for Fight Against Cancer in Craig

upchurchFormer Denver Broncos player Rick Upchurch is in Craig this weekend, helping to raise money for the Moffat County Cancer Society. Upchurch played for the Broncos from 1975 to 1983, and appeared in two Super Bowls with the team. He has been using his time now to spread awareness of cancer, having been diagnosed himself with Leukemia. Upchurch and other fellow former Continue reading