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Winter Weather On Its Way

winter-weather-#1Winter weather is coming. The entire area will be under a winter storm warning tomorrow morning through tomorrow night. The mountains are expected to have up to ten inches of snow, with lower elevations seeing between 1 and 5 inches. A strong cold front will move in with the storm, with highs Continue reading

Deadline Remains December 15th To Save Luttrell Barn

LUTTRELL BARNAt their weekly meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners declined to extend the deadline, for the group attempting to save the Luttrell Barn from demolition. The Save the Barn Committee has collected only $5,000 in pledges over the last two weeks, which is far short Continue reading

MOCO Employee Insurance Premiums To Increase

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners voted to increase medical premiums for the county employee insurance plan at their weekly meeting yesterday. The Moffat County Employee Health Insurance Continue reading

MOCO Social Services Doing An “Excellent Job” Processing Medicaid Applications

healthfirstco_logofinal_cmykAccording to the State of Colorado, 100% of the Medicaid applications filed since April by The Moffat County Social Services Department, have met state requirements for timeliness. Marc Williams from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, says that county Continue reading

MOCO Commissioners Release Letter to Give “Balance” To Sandrock Ridge Concerns

sandrock-ridgeThe Moffat County Commissioners have released a letter in response to the issues that were raised, by the staff and residents from Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, at their meeting on Tuesday. Their problems stem from long wait times for Medicaid applications and communication problems with the Moffat Continue reading

Sandrock Ridge Asks For Help With Medicaid Issues

sandrock-ridgeNumerous staff members and residents from Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation showed up to the County Commissioners meeting yesterday, to ask for the County’s assistance in expediting processing of Medicaid applications, Continue reading

MOCO To Stick With Medical Clinic Opperater

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners accepted a unanimous recommendation from the County’s Employee Health Insurance Board at their weekly meeting yesterday to continue with CareHere, a company based in Nashville Tennessee, that currently Continue reading

Moffat County Wants To Keep Property Taxes

moffat-county-commissionersMoffat County voters will decide this election on whether or not to allow the county to keep all revenue collected from property taxes beginning next year.  In 1996, voters approved a measure, which the Commissioners believed would allow the county to collect, keep and spend all revenues collected from taxes.  The vote Continue reading

Fill Out A Broadband Survey

broadband towerThere is an effort to get Moffat County citizens to fill out surveys for the Moffat Broadband Committee to help determine the counties broadband needs. The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council agreed to support a marketing campaign to promote the surveys at their meetings yesterday. The campaign is being supported by the two government entities, various businesses and stake Continue reading

Moffat County and Craig Leaders Address Future Closing Of Unit 1

Craig_StationThe Moffat County Commissioners along with the Craig City Council and Craig Mayor Ray Beck have released a joint statement regarding the announced closure of Craig Station Unit 1.  While they expressed their  disappointed in the closure, they are pleased to have time to prepare for its effects. They acknowledged that closing Craig Station Unit 1 will Continue reading

County Commissioners Against Amendment 69

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners signed a resolution against amendment 69 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The controversial amendment, which will be voted on in the November election, would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded, single payer Continue reading

Economic Diversification In Moffat County

economyMoffat County took another step forward this week in its quest for economic diversification. The Moffat County Commissioners voted at their weekly meeting on which recommendations to pursue from the Better City economic development proposal. The Commissioners have relayed their recommendations to the Local Marketing District who will begin to take Continue reading