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Industry/Government Conference In Rawlins

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office will host the 2017 Industry/Government conference next week. The conference will be held Wednesday the 13th, from 8:30 to 4:00 at the Jeffrey Memorial Community Center, in Rawlins. Some of the topics that will be Continue reading

MOCO Looks To Community For Partnerships

More than 100 community, business and non profit leaders attended a meeting yesterday hosted by Moffat County regarding the county’s priority based budgeting process. Information was presented at the meeting that clarified the steps in priority Continue reading

Inmate Community Service Program Closed Down

After 10 years, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is closing down its Inmate Community Service Program, due to budget constraints. The Inmate Community Service Program was created in 2007, and allowed non-violent, misdemeanor-level volunteer inmates of the Detention Center to work under the direction supervision of the Sheriff’s Continue reading

Important Community Meeting Tuesday

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting Tuesday to allow the public to provide input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies Continue reading

Help Moffat County Prioritize Services

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting next week with the intent of gathering public input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies every service the County offers; the cost of Continue reading

Where To Watch The Eclipse In NW Colorado

For the first time in 99 years, Americans will be viewing a coast to coast total solar eclipse Monday.  The path of the total eclipse will cover much of Wyoming, with 94% of the sun being covered by the moon in Northwest Colorado.  For those interested, there are a number of eclipse viewing parties in the area. Colorado Continue reading

MOCO Transportation, Health and Housing Issues

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment showed that of the 6,000 plus workers in Moffat County, 70% drive to work alone, while 17% of the population carpools.  .7% use public transportation, .8% use a taxi to get to work and 7% walk or ride bikes. The assessment found the median commute time in Moffat County is around 20 minutes. Numbers show that between 2000 Continue reading

Community Assessment Looks At MOCO Poverty

The Moffat County United Way has completed a community assessment of the area that looked at poverty, unemployment, housing, transportation and other issues that impact those living in poverty. The assessment showed that more than 11% of Moffat County’s population is living below the poverty level. According to the report, between 2000 Continue reading

Interested In Redeveloping Vacant Properties?

A workshop will be held this month in Craig for those interested in redeveloping vacant properties. The workshop will focus on strategies for site assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of properties which include former industrial Continue reading

High School Volleyball Referees Needed

Like a lot of other states in the country, there aren’t enough sports officials in Colorado to cover all the High School games. Due to the shortage, schedules for next season have had to be altered to ensure officials would be available for all games. To address the shortage, the officials’ organization for Colorado High Schools, has developed classes for those interested in becoming a sports official. A class for Continue reading

Trip For Seniors To Rockies Game

The Steamboat Parks and Community Service Department will host a trip to a Colorado Rockies game next month for seniors. Those 55 and older are invited to attend the trip with their children or grand children. Participants will take in the Colorado Continue reading

Learn How To Stop Human Trafficking In MOCO

Free training will be available tomorrow for those interested in preventing human trafficking from coming through and happening in Moffat County. Members of the Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, Advocates Crisis Support Services and the Craig Police Department are hosting the meeting to provide information on Continue reading