Tag Archives: community

Surveys To Help Build Moffat County’s Brand

The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership is conducting a survey to better determine our community’s strengths, challenges and vision for the future. Results from the survey will be used to guide CMEDP’s efforts to create a brand name for Moffat County. The survey is being conducted as part of Continue reading

“Coffee With A Cop” This Week

Steamboat police will be holding “Coffee with a Cop” this week. Members of the Steamboat Springs Police Department will be at the event to talk with and answer questions from members of Continue reading

Does Craig Need Public Transportation?

The City of Craig is looking to update their transit development plan and is asking the community to fill out surveys to assist with Continue reading

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