Tag Archives: Committee

Baumgardner Resigns Chairmanship, Must Complete Sensitivity Training

Colorado State Senator Randy Baumgardner denied recent sexual assault allegations to reporters Tuesday, but said he would be voluntarily resigning as chair of the Transportation Committee. Baumgardner will still chair the Capitol Development Committee and will remain as the vice chairman of the agriculture committee. While speaking to reporters, Continue reading

Democrats Call On Baumgardner To Resign

Democrats in the Colorado Senate have released a joint statement calling for the resignation of State Senator Randy Baumgardner. Baumgardner has been accused by multiple parties of sexual harassment, which he has denied. However, one Continue reading

Holiday Fundraiser To Support MOCO Prom

The Moffat County High School Prom Committee will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar this weekend in Craig. The event will take place Saturday from 1 to 4 at Moffat  County High School. The bazaar will include a live and silent auction and various craft tables. Profits collected during the bazaar will help the Moffat County Prom Continue reading

Bill To Facilitate “All-Of-The-Above” Energy Policy Advances

A bill that would set the United States on a path towards developing a responsible, all-of-the-above energy strategy was passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee earlier this week. The bill, which was sponsored by Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, would require the Energy Information Administration to project U.S. energy needs over the Continue reading

Order Christmas Wreaths Soon

Time is running out to order a wreath or centerpiece from the Festival of Trees committee and Youth United Way in Craig. Proceeds raised from wreath sales will help offset the cost of putting on the Festival of Trees. Orders need to be submitted by Continue reading

Denver Eyed As Location For Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee is interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030 and are eyeing Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno as potential locations. The last Winter Olympics in the United States were in Salt Lake City in 2002. US Olympic Committee chairman, Larry Probst said he has heard Continue reading

MOCO Broadband Improvement On The Horizon?

Plans to strengthen Moffat County’s broadband infrastructure took another step forward this week. The Moffat County Broadband Committee is currently looking to secure funds for the first stage of the plan, which will include building broadband infrastructure to Craig’s anchor institutions, including health care, education and public safety facilities. This stage of the plan is expected to cost approximately $3.6 million. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership Continue reading

City Waves Fees For Barn Restoration

To assist in the restoration of the Luttrell Barn, the Craig City Council has agreed to drop all permitting fees for the restoration, and will exempt the barn from City utilities this year. Members of the Save the Barn Committee agreed that the City will get one free day of Barn Use for making Continue reading

Save The Barn Group Purchases Luttrell Barn

The Save the Barn Committee purchased the Luttrell Barn from the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, and signed a 10 year ground lease agreement, giving them control of the property where the barn is located.  The Committee paid the County $100 for the barn Continue reading

Recommendations To Improve MOCO Broadband

Neo Connect, the company that performed an evaluation for the Moffat County Broadband Committee, has released their recommendation to improve broadband capacity and infrastructure in the area. Neo Connect analyzed Moffat County’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats regarding broadband infrastructure, and responses from the Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Routt County Master Plan

The Routt County Planning Commission will host a meeting this week in Steamboat to discuss the Routt County Master Plan. The meeting will allow the planning team to answer questions about the regulations contained in the Continue reading

Tickets On Sale For Save The Barn Fundraiser

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Dance fundraiser next weekend at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion in Craig. Pre-sale tickets are available now at a discount, or you can buy tickets at the door. Tickets are available Continue reading