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Craig Youth Football Practices Cancelled

Due to poor air quality in the area, all Craig Parks and Recreation Department youth football practices have been canceled for the rest of this week. Practices will resume as Continue reading

Health Advisory Issued Due To Smoke

An air quality health advisory has been issued for areas of central and northwest Colorado, including Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco County. Smoke from the Big Red and Deep Creek fires, which are burning in Routt County, is Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Fest And Car Show This Weekend

Hot air balloons, live music, and classic and collector cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to draw a huge crowd this Saturday to Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park. There will also be food and craft vendors and breakfast will be available Continue reading

Hang Gliders Cleared For Launch

Crews were able to gain full containment of the Dead Dog Fire yesterday, which means the Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition will take place as scheduled. In a release, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the air space restrictions around the fire had been lifted, so the event will be able to take place as originally planned. Launches will occur this Sunday through Saturday Continue reading

Trip For Seniors To Air And Space Museum

The City of Steamboat is sponsoring a trip for seniors next week to the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Tickets for the trip are $30 and include transportation, admission to the museum and a guided tour. Space for the trip is limited, so those interested in attending should RSVP by Friday. The trip will Continue reading

Wyoming Ranked 25th Healthiest In US

A new report form American Health Rankings found that Wyoming is the 25th healthiest state in the US. Wyoming received poorer ranks when it came to senior health ranking 35th, and for the health of woman and children coming in 29th.  The study looked at indicators like body weight, Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Airlifted After Rollover

September Rollover2A rollover yesterday afternoon, on Moffat County Road 22 north of Craig, sent two to the hospital, and resulted in injuries to two others. A fifteen year old juvenile, who was being taught how to drive, was the driver when the accident occurred. He lost control on a curve rolling the vehicle multiple times . One Continue reading

Youth Organizations May Be Able To Fire Guns In Craig

city of craigIt may soon be legal for groups like the local 4-H organization to discharge firearms like BB guns and Continue reading

Meeting To Talk Air Quality Tonight In Craig

city of craigDue to a number of current and pending environmental regulations and broad changes affecting energy producers, communities like ours are considering plans for economic development. Tonight the City of Craig and the Colorado Air Pollution Control Division will host a public meeting in Craig titled “Energy Communities Planning for the Future”. Featured speakers will Continue reading

Area Air Quality Improving

downloadFollowing a week of smoky and hazy conditions that have even set off smoke detectors, conditions for our area are expected to begin clearing today. The Air Quality Index (or AQI) for much of Northwest Colorado has been updated from “unhealthy” to “moderate”. Moderate air quality is defined as acceptable; however, there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually Continue reading