NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS & SPORTS


Co-Op Looks For Investors To Help Transform Craig

Around 25 people attended the informational meeting last night on the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative. The goal of the CMC is to take economic development out of the government’s hands, giving control back to the community, making community development Continue reading

Trump Admin To Expand Hunting/Fishing Access

In addition to the Department of Interior recommending changes to 27 national monuments last week, Secretary Ryan Zinke also signed an order supporting expanding hunting and fishing opportunities on public land. The new order followed a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement that a survey found there are 2.2 Continue reading

Wrestling Dinner And Fundraiser Saturday

The Moffat County High School Wresting prime rib dinner and auction fundraiser will take place Saturday at the Center of Craig. The dinner will be held from 5 to 7 with the auction beginning at 7. The dinner will include Prime Rib and a Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Wyoming’s unemployment rate went unchanged between July and August remaining at 4 percent. According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, says the unemployment rate is significantly Continue reading

Vehicle Wheel Chair Collision

A man, who was traveling down the road in a wheelchair just after dark Tuesday night, was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 6th and Barclay in Craig. The driver of the Continue reading

New Landfill Contract Worth $300 Thousand A Year

The Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement Tuesday with Miles High, a commercial and residential trash company that hauls trash from Routt County and some areas in Moffat County, to allow the Continue reading

Governors Tell Senate To Reject Obamacare Repeal

Governor John Hickenlooper has joined a bi-partisan group of nine other governors, calling on lawmakers to reject the latest effort to repeal Obamacare. The governor says the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is currently being considered in the U.S. Senate, would give Colorado an estimated $800 million to $1 Continue reading

Luttrell Barn Restorations Near Completion

Restorations are nearly complete at the Luttrell Barn. Yesterday, John Allen, a member of the Save the Barn Committee, informed the Moffat County Commissioners the barn is now ready for use. Allen says the group has secured multiple reservations for people to use the barn through September of Continue reading

Learn How To Help Renovate Craig

There will be an informational meeting tonight about the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative, or CMC, at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The goal of the CMC is to purchase and renovate poorly used Continue reading

Young Professional Membership Drive Thursday

The Yampa Valley Young Professionals will be having a Membership Drive at the Center of Craig from 5 to 7, Thursday. The event will allow the public to learn about everything the group has done over the past year. Interested Continue reading

Fugitive Arrested In Montana

A Sweetwater County fugitive was arrested earlier this week in Montana. 18-year-old Hayden Riggs of Green River ran away from a youth home in Sheridan last month, where he was serving time for his role in kidnapping and assaulting an employee at the Sheridan Youth Crisis Center in November of Continue reading

Multiple DUI’s Issued Over Labor Day

Sweetwater County law enforcement arrested six drunk drivers during the Labor Day DUI Crackdown. Area law enforcement made 183 traffic stops, issued 52 speeding tickets, 48 other tickets and issued 103 warnings. One fatal crash occurred during the operation. The goal of the Labor Day Holiday DUI enforcement operation was to educate Continue reading