Worst of Flash Flood Threat Likely Over

flash-flood-300A flash flood watch is in effect for the majority of the Western Slope for the remainder of the day. The National Weather Service says storms expected to roll through the area today could bring heavy rain with them, causing flash floods. Rock slides could also occur on steep slopes. The watch means that conditions Continue reading

No Progress in Search for Missing Man

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300There is still no sign of John Simons, who has been missing since late last month. The Craig Police Department says the 61-year old Simons left his home July 25th to go hiking at Trapper’s Lake. He left a note saying he would be gone for 4 or 5 days. Nobody has heard from him since. Search parties have used helicopters Continue reading

Report Says Sage Grouse Numbers Up in Moffat County

sage_grouse-300Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe said Tuesday that a recent report shows the sage grouse population in Moffat County is up by as much as 30 percent in some areas. The only area where populations have not improved was the Cold Springs area. Grobe says they’ve found that the bird tends to Continue reading

Bulldog Wrestlers Hold Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser Tonight

BULLDOGSThe Moffat County High School Wrestling team will hold their annual prime rib dinner and auction tonight. The night will include live and silent auctions. Dinner includes prime rib, corn on the cob, baked potato, salad, desert and a drink. Tickets for tonight’s event can be purchased at Continue reading

Craig City Council Turns to DOLA for Breeze Park Grant

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is trying a different tact in getting funds for a proposed improvement project at Breeze Street Park. The Council has tried and failed several times to get a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado for the project, however Great Outdoors has not fulfilled Continue reading

Fuller Center to Hold Fundraiser Saturday

Fuller-CenterThe Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing is hoping an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will get people up early on Saturday to help support the organization. The fundraiser will help the Center in its latest project, Continue reading

Bears Ears Patriots to Hold Fundraiser This Weekend

bears-ears-tea-party-300The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will hold a fundraiser Saturday afternoon at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The event is a family oriented event, with live music and a barbecue. Hot dogs and Hamburgers will be served. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person, and $3 for kids. Seniors and veterans Continue reading

Accident in Craig Sends One Person to Hospital

Vehicle-Accident-300One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Victory Way in Craig yesterday morning, near Cook Ford.  Details of the accident aren’t clear, but firefighters responding to the scene said the crash Continue reading

Hayden Man Killed in Rollover Accident

fatal-300A U.S. Forrest Service employee died Monday in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Steamboat.  David Girty, a 62-year-old Hayden man, was reported missing late Monday afternoon, and his vehicle Continue reading

City of Craig Considering Allowing Chickens Within City Limits

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is considering allowing chickens to be raised within city limits.  The issue has been raised a number of times over the years.  The Planning and Zoning Commission’s latest recommendation went against the notion, however, some felt Continue reading

Moffat County to Donate Hay to Alkali Fire Victims

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire.  The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch.  Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle.  Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading

Telehealth Clinic Award Ceremony Tomorrow

telehealth-300The American Legion in Craig is getting ready to celebrate a recent statewide award.  It was reported last week that the Major William E. Adams Veterans Telehealth Clinic was receiving the Caregivers of the Year Award by the state chapter of the American Legion.  A ceremony will take place tomorrow Continue reading