Category Archives: News

Flu Shot Clinics This Week

seasonal-flu-300There will be two flu shot clinics this week in Craig. North West Colorado Health is hosting a flu clinic tomorrow at the Boys and Girls Club in Craig from 4 to 6, and Thursday at the Northwest Colorado Health Office from 3 to 6. Flu and pneumonia shots will be available at both clinics for adults and children. Participants are asked to bring their Medicaid, CHP+ or insurance card. Low cost options will Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Wednesday and Thursday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed two days this week to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area, those routes are available below.  Continue reading

Osweiler Returns To Face Broncos

BroncosAfter losing two straight games, The Denver Broncos host the Houston Texans tonight on Monday Night Football. Ex Broncos Quarterback Brock Osweiler will return to Denver for the Continue reading

Child Charged With Starting Beaver Creek Fire

FireA child has been charged with arson, for a role in igniting the Beaver Creek Fire, which is still burning 24 miles north of Walden.  The fire, which began in June, has burned approximately 60 square miles of land near the Colorado and Wyoming border.  The arson charges were filed earlier this month.  Police Continue reading

Abandoned Vehicle Found On Fire

craig-fire-rescue-300The Craig Fire Department responded Tuesday night to an abandoned vehicle that was on fire, near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 112, north of Craig. A passerby reported the fire just before 10:30. Crews were able to get the fire under control shortly after their arrival. According Battalion Continue reading

Fundraiser For Substance Abuse Program

substance-abuse2There will be a fundraiser this weekend at the McDonalds in Craig, to benefit the Substance Abuse Prevention Program, in Craig and Moffat County. All proceeds will go towards Continue reading

Stay Safe While Hunting

hunt-smart-safeEvery year a hand full of hunters must be rescued from the high country, because they do not properly prepare for their hunt.  Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in accidents or simply get lost.  Hunters should be aware that the altitude in in our area may limit their physical abilities and could have adverse affects on their health.  Hunters should also Continue reading

Habitat Improvement Grants Available

colorado parksColorado parks and wildlife is accepting applications for Habitat Improvement Grants through their Habitat Partnership Program. $500,000 in funds is currently available for large scale habitat projects in the state. The program is intended to reduce big game damage to forage and fences, so proposals should focus on reducing conflicts between big game Continue reading

Colorado VA’s Again Under Investigation

dmva-new-iiThe VA’s new Choice Program was supposed to cut down on wait times for veterans, but according to Colorado US Senator Cory Gardner, that may not be the case.  Gardner has asked the Inspector General to again look into falsified wait times at Colorado’s VA hospitals.  This comes after a veteran may have died Continue reading

Early Morning Motel Fire In Craig

img_0728Craig firefighters responded to a fire at the El Monte Inn Motel behind the Ocean Pearl Restaurant around 6:30 this morning. Smoke and fire caused significant damage to one room and infiltrated into at least two adjoining rooms. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Photos from the Continue reading

Tipton Talks Opiod Legislation

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has cosponsored legislation intended to push back against opioid abuse and addiction in the US and Northwest Colorado. The Congressman has put forth legislation that would require additional labeling for opioid medication, and another bill that would change the patient evaluation systems for Continue reading

Pledges Being Accepted To Save Luttrell Barn

LUTTRELL BARNThe group attempting to save the Luttrell Barn in Craig is soliciting pledges to save the barn from demolition. The barn is owned by Moffat County, but the county does not have the resources to repair and maintain it. The county has set aside $100 thousand for renovations and Continue reading