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Groups Can Fire Guns In Criag

city of craigIt is now legal for groups like the local 4-H to discharge firearms like BB and pellet guns within Craig City limits. The Craig City Council this week, made changes to an ordinance which Continue reading

Health Effects Of Fracking Examined

frackingA three-year study on fracking well emissions could help researchers figure out if there are any harmful health effects on humans. The study measured methane, a greenhouse gas, and ozone- Continue reading

BLM May Limit Access To Land

BLM-entering-public-land-30A meeting to discuss a Travel Management Plan for BLM managed land in Moffat County will be held next week in Craig. The meeting will take place Thursday from 11:30 to 7 at the Center of Craig. According to Dario Archuleta, the outdoor Continue reading

University Of Wyoming Declares Financial Crisis

Seal_University_of_Wyoming.svgAs a response to losing nearly $41 million dollars in funding over the next two years University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols declared earlier this week that the University is in a financial crisis. To deal with this crisis the universities board of trustees approved a budget that will eliminate 70 vacant Continue reading

Schedule For Whittle The Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Wood carving began yesterday at Loudy Simpson Park as chain saw artists got to work on their creations ahead of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning. The public is invited to stop by over the next couple of days and watch as the pieces take shape. Judging will be Saturday. This year’s Whittle Continue reading

Better Internet Coming To Moffat County?

broadband towerAs part of the quest to increase the City of Craig and Moffat County’s broadband capacity, the Craig City Council commissioned a broadband planning study at their Tuesday meeting. The study will be preformed by NEO Connect from Glenwood Springs. According to their website NEO Connect is at the forefront of broadband innovation, from planning to execution. Craig Mayor Ray Beck said the study, which will cost Continue reading

Wyoming Trails and Paths Assessed

wyoming-state-flag-EDIT-300A task force has been created to assess recreational trails and paths in Wyoming.  The goal is for the task force to create a report to help the state better understand the opportunities and challenges of non-motorized recreation. The task force was created through a law that was signed by Governor Matt Mead during the last legislative session.  This will be Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Hwy 13 Sends Family to Hospital

Accident June 14 Hwy 13Four juveniles and two adults went to the hospital following a single vehicle rollover. The accident occurred 30 miles north of Craig on Highway 13 around 5 Tuesday afternoon.   All of the occupants were from  one family from Arizona. Continue reading

Craig Council And City Manager Reach Separation Agreement

jfereeA separation agreement between the City of Craig and City Manger Jim Ferree was unanimously approved by the Craig City Council Tuesday night. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck the agreement includes the severance package that was laid out in Ferree’s contract. The Council also named Bruce Nelson as the interim Continue reading

2 Car Accident On Highway 13 In Craig

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300There was a 2 vehicle accident yesterday morning in Craig involving a Peroulis Brothers coal hauling truck and a Union Cellular pickup. The accident occurred about 2 blocks north of the Kum and Go on Highway 13. Emergency officials checked the driver of the pickup for injuries at the Continue reading

UPDATE: Wildfire Advisories Issued For NW Colorado

Wildfires-300Due to winds and low humidity the National Weather Service has instituted warnings for Northwest Colorado related to wildfires. A red flag warning is in effect Thursday for the Little Snake and White River forest areas, which means Continue reading

Yampa Street Improvement Meeting Friday

SteamboatThe next public meeting to discuss the Yampa Street Improvement project will be held Friday morning. The meeting begins at 9 and will take place at Aurum Food and Wine. Yampa Street is currently closed to traffic between 7th and 9th streets. Construction is taking place between 7am to Continue reading