Tag Archives: Craig

Thousands Attend Rally Against EPA Rules in Denver

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings on Proposed Carbon Emissions Rules continue today in Denver.  Yesterday, thousands showed up for a rally against the new rules at Lincoln Park, across from the capitol in Denver.  Speeches were made promoting the use of coal as a clean and cost effective way to produce electricity.  Some Continue reading

Experts Say EPA Rules will Cripple Local Economy

EPA-300The Energy Information Administration says 19 states got more than half their electricity from coal-fired power plants in 2013. Colorado, which generated 64% of its electricity from coal, was one of them.  The industry also provides coal miners in the Centennial State with about 2,000 jobs.  That’s according to Continue reading

John Rossfeld Named CEO of The Memorial Hospital

Rossfeld new photoThe Memorial Hospital (TMH) Board of Trustees announced Friday that John Rossfeld will become the Chief Executive Officer of The Memorial Hospital at Craig. The offer was finalized Friday.  Rossfeld became the Interim CEO in late January and recently announced his desire to fill the permanent position. During a meeting with community members, Rossfeld said, Continue reading

Police Hope to Wrap up Hazing Investigation Next Week

BULLDOGSEvanston, Wyoming Police looking into harassment and assault charges, plan to wrap up their investigation of the Moffat County High School football team sometime next week.  Members of the team have been accused of assault and harassment, as a result of Continue reading

Fashion Show to Raise Money for Women’s Shelter

Fundraiser-300A fashion show fundraiser will take place in Craig tomorrow for the L.O.V.E.M.I. Women’s Shelter.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the L.O.V.E.M.I. Thrift Shop on Yampa Avenue, or at the Craig Continue reading

Public Comment Still Being Taken on EPA Emissions Rules

EPA-300Those that would still like to comment on the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules can do so through written response.  The EPA is holding hearings in Denver, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. next week, but all speaking slots have been filled at the Denver hearing.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will be Continue reading

Rally Participants Urged to RSVP Quickly

EPA-300Buses are being organized to take anyone who wants to participate in the rally against the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules in Denver next week.  The rally will be held at the Lincoln Park Veteran’s Memorial on the west side of the capitol building.  The buses are being paid for by the Craig Chamber and Friends of Coal.  There is no cost Continue reading

Aerospace Industry a Focus This Week in Craig

csbrThe Colorado Business Space Roundtable’s workshop in Craig starts tonight and runs through Friday.  Tonight will feature a tour of Colorado Northwestern Community College and a meet and greet.  Local organizer Ray Beck says the public will find the most useful information Continue reading

Workforce Center to Host Workplace Behavior Seminar

colorado-workforce-center-3The Colorado Workforce Center will host a workplace behavior seminar next month.  The presentation is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Continue reading

Public Input Sought for Water Plan

WATER CONSERVATIONThe Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Round Table is seeking public input on the Basin Implementation Water Plan.  The group has stopped taking written comments, however residents can voice their opinions at a meeting tomorrow.  The plan will become part of the Continue reading

Residents Encouraged to Join Rally Against EPA Rules

EPA-300The coal industry and Moffat County officials are urging residents to participate in next week’s rally for coal miners and power plant workers.  The rally will be held near the state Capitol on the 29th, the first day of hearings being held in Denver.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will lead off the first day of Continue reading

Aerospace Industry to be Discussed Next Week

csbrThe future of the aerospace industry in Northwest Colorado will be discussed next week. The three day event will touch on all aspects of the industry including Aerospace Business Development, Economic benefits, connections with local businesses, education, employment and more. The event will Continue reading