Bridget Manley

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Bridget Manley is a graduate of Colorado Christian University, where she earned a bachelor's in Arts and English. She graduated from Hayden High School in 2003. Outside of the newspaper, she enjoys sketching, playing guitar and writing poetry.

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Dorothy Wickenden book signing is Sunday in Craig

Author chronicles ancestor's journey in Northwest Colorado

Dorothy Wickenden, executive editor of The New Yorker, will be the featured guest at a free book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig.

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Firefighters contain blaze Saturday night near Colowyo

Dennis Jones, Craig/Fire Rescue battalion chief, confirmed late Saturday night a fire burning on land owned by Colowyo Coal Co. had been contained.

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Fire near Colowyo Coal Co. contained

Dennis Jones, Craig/Fire Rescue battalion chief, confirmed late Saturday night that a fire burning on land owned by Colowyo Coal Co. had been contained.

White elaborates on primary platform

When asked how she spends her free time, Jean White laughed. “Well, first of all, I don’t have free time,” the Colorado state senator from Hayden said. “But if I did, I have a little bit of an artistic bent to me and … I enjoy just practicing watercolor painting and other types of art.”

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Firefighters battle estimated 2,000-acre wildfire near Craig

A fire first reported as two acres Tuesday about 10 miles west of Craig is thought to have burned roughly 2,000 acres and prompted evacuations in the Westview Subdivision.

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Whittle the Wood draws thousands to Craig

As the music started late Saturday afternoon at Loudy-Simpson Park, a few bold dancers stepped out onto the grass. Before long, a crowd had gathered in front of the stage, swaying singly or in pairs as Alter Eagles: The Definitive Eagles Tribute performed for a crowd that covered the lawn.

GOP candidate Romney holds Craig business roundtable

Steamboat Springs businessman Scott Cook, owner of Cook Chevrolet, said new finance regulations are hindering him in the marketplace.

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2,000 turn out for Romney's speech in Craig

As Tuesday morning wore on, the line would only grow longer as an estimated 2,000 people gathered to catch a glimpse of the first presidential candidate ever to visit Craig.

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Rockwell exhibit draws crowd in Craig

Opening day creates interest from Craig and beyond

Monday was opening day for a new Norman Rockwell exhibit featuring all 323 covers the American artist illustrated for the Saturday Evening Post magazine throughout almost five decades.

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A town gone Rockwell: Exhibit of iconic American artist’s work opens Monday in Craig

Encased in light plastic to protect it during its long journey from Stockbridge, Mass., was Norman Rockwell’s “Spirit of Education,” an original painting on loan from the Norman Rockwell Museum, and the crown jewel of the museum’s most expensive exhibit to date.

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Public trustee Jeanne Whiddon reports foreclosures in Routt County are trending below 2011's level.

Firefighters battle a blaze Saturday night near Colowyo Coal Co. The fire was reported at about 7:45 p.m. and had scorched an estimated 80 acres by about 8:30 p.m. Officials reported it was fully contained late Saturday night.

Emergency responders keep a close lookout over the Colowyo Fire on Saturday near Colowyo Coal Co. as the sun sets. Craig Fire/Rescue, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, The Memorial Hospital EMS and Colowyo employees responded to the blaze.

Firefighters battle a blaze Saturday night near Colowyo Coal Co. The fire was reported at about 7:45 p.m. and had scorched an estimated 80 acres by about 8:30 p.m.

Tyler Gerber, 15, left, and his brother Kearn, 14, stand near a four-wheeler they used Wednesday to repair fence on the family ranch after Tuesday’s Sand Fire about 10 miles west of Craig. Tyler saw the blaze soon after it ignited, and he was “praying that it wouldn’t get on our place, but that didn’t happen,” he said. The fire blackened parts of their grazing land but did not damage the family’s home.

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