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Highway 13 Closed Tuesday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed tomorrow to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Those routes are available Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Event Could Bring Hundreds To Moffat County

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners signed a letter at their weekly meeting Tuesday supporting efforts to bring the 2017 Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days to Moffat County.  Executive Director of the “Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership” Michelle Balleck  was at the meeting to solicit the Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Tuesday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed tomorrow for construction on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Those Continue reading

Make Sure Your Children Are Properly Restrained

cps-weekThe Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week which started yesterday and will run through Saturday. As part of the week CDOT is raising awareness about child passenger safety laws and the importance of properly protecting children with booster seats and seat belts. Last year in Colorado eight children under the age of 12 died in car crashes. 6 of the 8 that Continue reading

Fall Festival DUI Campaign Underway

DUIThe Heat is on campaign’s Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period in Colorado started Friday and will run through October 24th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol and other local law enforcement to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. So far this year 133 people have died in Continue reading

Craig K-Mart Closing

kmart-logoThe Craig K-Mart is closing.  According to store manger David Ross the employees were informed this morning that the store is scheduled to close on December 11th.  The closing will effect about 30 people.  Effective immediately the Craig K-Mart will no longer sell Continue reading

CO Voters Warned Of Scam

scam-alert-1024x788There have been numerous complaints recently about phone calls being made to Colorado voters, in an attempt to obtain sensitive personal information. Voters who are already registered have complained about receiving fraudulent calls informing them that their registration information is Continue reading

Nearly 1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day Weekend

DUI946 drivers were arrested during the Labor Day DUI crackdown in Colorado. This according to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. In 2015 25% of alcohol related fatalities occurred in August and September. The Labor Day DUI Crackdown puts Colorado law Continue reading

Cruise-in Tonight At McDonalds

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 3rd “Cruise-in and Show and Shine”, Thursday night at McDonalds in Craig. The event is free and is intended to promote automotive collector hobby to all who like cars, trucks and motorcycles. There will be classic music in the parking lot plus all drivers who bring a collector Continue reading

Multiple Factors Affecting Mule Deer

MULE DEERThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife is learning about the complexity of managing the mule deer population after participating in two separate studies.  One recently published in Global Change Biology today, analyzed the correlation between weather, energy development and residential development and the number of young mule deer that survive the winter months in particular areas of Colorado.  The observational study found that as residential development increased, the Continue reading

Cruise In And Show And Shine Thursday

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 3rd Cruise-in and Show and Shine of the year, Thursday night at McDonalds in Craig.  The aim of the event is to bring automotive enthusiasts together to share their vehicles, information and stories with other collectors and anyone who likes cars and trucks. Continue reading