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Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

New City Council Sworn In Tuesday

A new City Council was sworn in Tuesday night at Craig City Hall. John Ponikvar took the oath of office to become Craig’s new Mayor while Andrea Camp and Chris Nichols were sworn in as new councilmen, as were reelected council members Jarrod Ogden and Tony Bohrer. All expressed Continue reading

Assistant To Be Hired For CMEDP

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed at their meetings Tuesday, to help fund an assistant position for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. An assistant will allow CMEDP Director Michelle Balleck to focus more on improving the area’s broadband Continue reading

Funding Secured For 4th Of July Fireworks

The Craig 4th of July Fireworks will take place again this year. The Craig City Council Tuesday night committed $3,000 toward the purchase of fire works. The Craig Fire Department will contribute $2,000 and Moffat County has budgeted $3,000. Because of budgetary issues, the council did consider Continue reading

Clubhouse Re-Zoned For Business

The Shadow Mountain Clubhouse was re-zoned for business Tuesday by the Moffat County Commissioners. The clubhouse and an additional 6 acres of land to the north, will be auctioned off Wednesday May 3rd. Re-zoning the clubhouse for business gives the purchaser additional ways to Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s will hold a drug take back day this weekend in Craig.  Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be Continue reading

Wyoming Regains Control Of Wolf Management

Wyoming regained control of the management of wolves in the state, after a US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling removed federal endangered species regulations around the animals. Wyoming managed their own wolves from 2012 to 2014, when a judge Continue reading

Volunteers Needed For After Prom Party

Volunteers are needed to work the Moffat County High School After Prom Party this weekend in Craig. Workers can volunteer for any amount Continue reading

Bill Introduced To Help Fund Rural Hospitals

 A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would permanently extend Medicare financing programs, which help support hospitals in rural areas like Northwest Colorado. Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joined a bi-partisan group which introduced the bill last week. The Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017, would extend the Medicare Dependent Hospital and Low Volume Hospital programs in perpetuity. The Medicare Dependent Hospital Continue reading

VFW To Host Town Hall Thursday

The Craig VFW will host a meeting and Town Hall this week at the Veterans Hall in Craig.  Paul Sweeny from the Grand Junction VA Hospital will be at The Veterans Experience Board meeting Thursday from 3 to 5.  Following the board meeting, there will be an open Town Hall starting at 6.  The Craig VFW has Continue reading

Fuller Center Needs Workers

Volunteers are needed this weekend for a workday hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center for Housing provides assistance to low-income families, by building new homes and offering Continue reading

UPDATE: Car Ends Up On Railroad Tracks In Craig

A single car accident occurred last night near the large welcome to Moffat County sign on the east side of Craig. The driver, 19-year-old Matthew Beran, lost control of his vehicle and struck a guard rail while attempting to make a turn from Highway 40 onto 1st Continue reading