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More Funding For MOCO Broadband Improvements

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners both awarded $12,500 to the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership to go towards their community broadband initiative. This money will fund the first phase of the project, which includes developing an engineering blue print which identifies how to connect existing broadband infrastructure in Moffat County into a Continue reading

Commissioners Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

The Moffat County Commissioners have come out against the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. The commissioners passed a resolution in opposition of wolf reintroduction at their weekly meeting Tuesday. In addition to opposing wolf Continue reading

New Lights For Fairgrounds Arena

Moffat County will be replacing some of the stadium lights at the Moffat County Fairgrounds indoor arena. The Moffat County Commissioners approved a contract with Mountain States Electric of Craig, to replace 37 of the current lights with LED lights and fixtures. The LED lights will use less electricity and Continue reading

New Water Lines Coming To Fairgrounds

The water lines at the Moffat County Fairgrounds will be getting an upgrade by the end of April. After receiving four bids to repair the lines at the Fairgrounds, the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday awarded the project to the lowest bidder, X Field Continue reading

Volunteers Needed To Fill Local Board Seats

The Moffat County Commissioners are still looking for community volunteers to serve on a variety of boards. Seats are open for the Land Use Board, Moffat County Tourism Association, Continue reading

Commissioners Want BLM Headquartered In Grand Junction

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting Tuesday, supporting moving the BLM headquarters from Washington DC, to Grand Junction.   The resolution says that it is in the best interest of Western States, to have the Continue reading

Group Hired To Develop Ballot Question To Increase Revenue

The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with George K. Baum & Company at their meeting yesterday, to explore the viability of a ballot measure for the upcoming election, which would look to increase county revenues. The group will be Continue reading

Study Looks At Students’ Health And Issues

A representative for Communities that Care, a program administered by Northwest Colorado Health in Craig, presented the results from a study at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday, which looked at the health, and other areas of concern regarding Moffat County students. The study found areas for improvement, but also Continue reading

Commissioners Support ColoWyo Air Permit

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a letter at their meeting yesterday, supporting the approval of a proposed air quality permit for the ColoWyo Mine Collom pit. The permit is required for operations at the mine to continue. The Collom development will Continue reading

City Council Supports Permit For New Coal Pit

The Craig City Council signed a letter of support at their meeting last night concerning a proposed air quality permit for the ColoWyo Mine Collom pit. The Moffat County Commissioners are expected to sign a similar letter at their meeting next week. The permit Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading

2018 Budget Passes After $1.7 Million In Cuts

The Moffat County Commissioners approved the 2018 budget at their meeting yesterday. The commissioners’ goal was to reduce General Fund expenditures by $2.5 million for 2018. They were able to come up with $1.7 million in long term reductions in the General Fund, leaving $800,000 to be addressed.  Changes to Continue reading