Author Archives: KRAI

Fees Going Up At Moffat County Landfill

Fees at the Moffat County Landfill will be going up for county residents, after the Moffat County Commissioners approved an increase at their meeting Tuesday. Prices will be going up across the board, except for Continue reading

Recreational Pot Fails To Make November Ballot

Craig citizens will not have the opportunity to vote to approve recreational marijuana sales and cultivation in the city during the upcoming election. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Craig City Council declined to move forward with three ballot questions Continue reading

Craig Residents To Vote On Tax Increase

Craig residents will be asked to approve a tax increase during the upcoming November election. The Craig City council approved a ballot question at their meeting Tuesday that would increase the sales tax in Craig by 1.75%. The city faces a budget deficit of $1.2 million a year for the next two Continue reading

WYO Population May Have Tripled During Eclipse

More than a million people may have visited Wyoming for the eclipse, according to early estimates from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. The department is reporting that the state saw a 536,000 car increase over the five Continue reading

Deadline To Re-Roof MOCO Library Extended

Contract West Roofing, the company responsible for re-roofing the Moffat County Library has been granted a one month extension to complete their work.  The Moffat County Commissioners approved the extension at their meeting yesterday, due to the fact that the company received roofing material that did not meet Continue reading

Suspended MC Teacher Appears In Court

At a hearing Tuesday morning, suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, was given permission by the court to return to his parents’ home in Iowa while awaiting trial.  For his hearing next month Folley will participate via telephone.  The 35-year-old Folley is charged with ten felony Continue reading

Comment On Proposed OHV Trails

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input before they start an environmental analysis for a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

Bennet To Host Town Hall In Steamboat

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will host a Town Hall tomorrow in Steamboat. The Town Hall will give Senator Bennet the opportunity to listen to concerns and respond to questions from his constituents. Those interested in attending should arrive early, as space is limited. The Town Hall will take Continue reading

Help Moffat County Prioritize Services

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting next week with the intent of gathering public input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies every service the County offers; the cost of Continue reading

Fire Near Craig Threatens Multiple Buildings

It took Craig firefighters around 5 hours to get a human caused fire under control Sunday afternoon. The fire occurred on private property off of Glabb Lane, 4 miles west of Craig. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, the fire threatened multiple out-buildings, but Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Woman Dies In ATV Accident

A Craig woman died over the weekend in an ATV accident near Toponas. 58-year-old Julie Nalty was driving a side-by-side ATV Sunday when she lost control, rolling it down a steep embankment. Both Nalty and her passenger, Vicky Hamblin also of Craig, were Continue reading

Fire Closes Highway Saturday

A wildfire closed Highway 13, 30 miles north of Craig for about an hour and a half Saturday afternoon. According to David Boyd of the BLM, firefighters were able to get the 280 Continue reading