Tag Archives: Craig

Local Officials Promote Fireworks Safety

FIREWORKS-3-300As the 4th of July Holiday approaches law enforcement officials are reminding residents to play it safe when it comes to fireworks. Not only can many fireworks be dangerous, but most are illegal in Colorado. If it leaves the ground or explodes, it is not legal. Even legal fireworks can pose safety hazards. Health experts say sparklers Continue reading

Tipton Pleased with Supreme Court Ruling on Power Plant Emissions

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton says he is pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency did not do enough cost analysis before implementing their new power plant emissions rule. The Court said that the EPA did not consider the cost of compliance to the plants, the communities Continue reading

Tipton in Craig and Steamboat Monday and Tuesday

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Craig and Steamboat this week to meet with residents, local officials and business leaders. Tipton visits Craig Monday morning to talk with the Moffat County Commissioners about issues important to the area, such as sage grouse, water, EPA regulations and the ColoWyo Mine. He’ll Continue reading

State VFW Officers to Visit Craig Next Week

VFWState officers of the VFW will be in Craig next week. The state’s Quartermaster, Commander, Senior Vice Commander, and Junior Vice Commander will visit Craig for a meeting with vets and their families. The meeting will focus on promotion of the VFW and it’s mission to local vets. There will be an open forum the public can attend at 6 on the evening Continue reading

Legislation Gives States Protection from EPA

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Bipartisan legislation was passed yesterday, giving states protection from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on existing power plants should a state’s governor, in consultation with state officials, determine that the federal plan would have an adverse impact on ratepayers or on the reliability of the state’s Continue reading

Road Work Cut Short Next Week

C-DOT-300Due to the 4th of July holiday, crews working on Highway 13 north of Craig will take next Friday off. Work is scheduled to continue Monday through Thursday of next week. Crews are Continue reading

Tipton to Visit Craig and Steamboat Next Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Craig and Steamboat next week to hold a number of events. On Monday, Tipton will start his day with a meeting with the Moffat County Commissioners to provide a legislative update and discuss issues important to Moffat County, including the Colowyo Mine, the PILT (pilt) program, Sage Continue reading

Journey of Hope to Pass Through Craig this Week

JOURNEY OF HOPEThe Journey of Hope will once again pass through Craig. The Journey of Hope is a cross-country bicycling trek that raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Every cyclist commits to raising at least $5,500 in order to take part. The Journey of Hope is expected to Continue reading

2015 Whittle The Wood Rocks Northwest Colorado

jefferson starship 2015 2A record crowd packed Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday night for the culmination of this years Whittle The Wood Rendezvous in Craig.   Jefferson Starship was the concert headliner for the event and in addition to Continue reading

Parachute Ends Ban on Recreational Pot Shops

MARIJUANA-300Recreational marijuana businesses are now welcome in a western Colorado town that banned them in 2013. Trustees in the town of Parachute voted 4-2 to remove their ban on recreational marijuana shops, cultivation centers and testing or product manufacturing businesses. Local schools will be getting a percent of the sales tax Continue reading

Whittle the Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150There are two night’s of music planned for this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig, the first taking place tonight. The public is welcome to stop by anytime over the next couple of days to watch the carvers working on their projects. Live music will begin at 4 this afternoon with Dixie Leadfoot and the Chrome Struts, followed by Gone Before They Got Here at 6. There will activities available all day tomorrow, starting Continue reading

Letter Sent by Lawmakers Inviting DOI Director Back to Craig

department-of-interiorA letter signed by several Western legislators has been sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, inviting her back to Craig. The legislators would like to see Jewell hold a public meeting in Craig, to explain what she is doing to help residents of Northwest Colorado regarding the ColoWyo decision. The letter briefly goes over what has Continue reading