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Craig Chamber Mixer Thursday

Their will be chamber mixer tomorrow at Northwest Colorado Health In Craig. The mixer will help Northwest Colorado Health celebrate National Health Center week. Festivities will include food, drinks and door prizes. The chamber Continue reading

Cast And Blast At The Wyman Museum

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a free, ‘Family Cast and Blast,’ next weekend at the Wyman’s Museum in just east of Craig. The Cast and Blast will be held next Saturday August 19th from 4 to 7. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials will be in attendance to help anyone interested in learning the Continue reading

Craig Man Dies From Injuries

20-year-old Craig resident Corban Shipman died yesterday at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction from injuries sustained in a pickup rollover accident late Saturday afternoon just west of Hayden. Shipman and his stepfather Troy Henderson were both ejected during the accident. Four others in the pickup suffered only minor injuries. Henderson is currently recovering from multiple injuries at a hospital in Salt Lake. A link to Continue reading

Proposals For How To Spend Tax Reserves Due Thursday

The deadline to submit proposals for how to spend an estimated $1.186 million in the Accommodations Tax Reserve Funds are due by 5 PM Tomorrow. Proposals must focus on an improvement or amenity that draws Continue reading

Craig-Moffat County Investment Cooperative Informational Meeting Today

An informational meeting regarding the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative will be held today (Wed Aug. 9) in Craig. The cooperative will operate separately from the city and county governments and will consist of locals and business people from Craig Continue reading

Denver Broncos Thursday Night On 55 Country

The Denver Broncos kick off their preseason Thursday night on the road to face off against the Chicago Bears. Broncos head coach Vance Joseph announced that Trevor Siemian would start the preseason opener at Chicago, with Paxton Lynch starting the second preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers on August 19th. Again this year 55 Country (AM 550), the official Denver Broncos station for Northwest Colorado, will broadcast the Broncos games to fans across the region. Catch tomorrow night’s Continue reading

Damaged Equipment Closes Craig Wave Pool For The Season

A water valve that was unintentionally left open Sunday night at the Craig wave pool resulted in substantial damaged to equipment necessary to operate the wave pool including the pool circulation pump motor, wave generation motor and Continue reading

Fire Restrictions Lifted In Moffat County

Fire restrictions in Moffat County were lifted today (Aug. 8). Although fire restrictions are no longer in affect, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office encourages all to still take necessary precautions with fire, as it is still dry in many locations across the county.

Zinke Sage Grouse Plan Released

Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled his new plan to protect sage grouse this week, which will give Western states more flexibility for managing the birds habitat, and will help encourage economic growth. Zinke believes the federal government and the states can work together to protect sage grouse and its habitat while not affecting the economy and job creation. Zinke said he has received complaints from several Western governors that the Obama Continue reading

Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced

Legislation has been introduced in the United States Senate that would help spur investment, workforce training, economic growth and job creation in rural coal communities. The Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced last week by Continue reading

Moffat County High School Registration

Moffat County High School class registration will start this week at the high school. Seniors will be able to register for classes Wednesday and registration for juniors will be held Thursday. Registration for sophomores and freshman will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Registration Continue reading

Hayden Mosquito Spraying

Town of Hayden mosquito spraying will take place either Wednesday or Thursday during the evening hours, wind and weather permitting. For additional information on the spraying operation, call 276-3741.