Funding for the Museum of Northwest Colorado will be the topic at a combined meeting this week with officials from the City of Craig and Moffat County. The meeting is from 9-11 a.m. this Thursday morning in the City Hall Basement conference room on 4th Street. No formal action will be taken.
The Craig Press is looking for some members of the military in Northwest Colorado, who have a good story to tell. The local paper has a special tribute this Friday, Nov. 8, ahead of Veterans Day. They’re looking for soldiers, or family members and friends who would should be honored for their service. Email news@CraigDailyPress.com by noon this Thursday.
A Hemp Symposium is this Wednesday, at the Moffat County Pavilion. It’s a chance to learn about hemp from industry experts, agriculture specialists, and government officials. The Hemp Symposium is sponsored by the Craig Chamber, Moffat County CSU Extension Office, and the Associated Governments of NW Colorado. It’s free but they ask that you register. Link: www.eventbrite.com/e/industrial-hemp-symposium-tickets-77581366957
The Home Ranch in Clark has sold, for $16.4 million dollars. It won’t be a luxury resort anymore in North Routt County, owned by the Stranahans. The new owners are Janet and Scott McFarlane. They plan to make the property a family compound while raising cattle and horses, with maybe some corporate and charitable events each year. The Home Ranch sits on 570 acres, with a 9,000-square-foot lodge, an historic barn, riding arena, greenhouse, and guest cabins.
Tourism numbers are up. The Colorado Tourism Office says a record 86.2 million people visited the Centennial State last year. That’s up just less than one percent from the year before. They say that travelers spent a record $22.3 billion dollars in the state last year, which was up 6.7 percent from 2017.
In football, Moffat County lost to top ranked Rifle. But the Bulldogs still will play in the state playoffs against #2 ranked Sterling. Moffat County is 5-4 and the Sterling Tigers are 8-1. Schedules are being set and the game will be either Thursday or Saturday. https://chsaanow.com/2019-11-03/class-2a-football-state-playoff-bracket-2019/
Steamboat lost to Eagle Valley 35-14, after being tied at halftime.
Hayden beat Soroco in their final regular season games of the year, 38-18.
For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.