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UPDATE: Meeting To Discuss “13 Ways” Presentation Friday

13-coverDoug Griffiths, the author of “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” will be in Craig Thursday night to make a presentation about his book. The title is actually the opposite of the message of the book which is to help those in rural communities, understand the challenges small communities face and offer solutions that will impact the community in a positive way. The event is free, and  will be held at Moffat County High School, the first 50 people in the auditorium will receive a free autographed copy of the book. Prior to the presentation there will be a free barbecue, also at the High School, from 5 to 6. Friday  a follow up meeting will be held to discuss the presentation, utilizing Griffiths book as a blueprint, to formulate goals to Continue reading

Journey Of Hope Rolls Through Craig

Journey Of HopeIf you’re Driving on Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Craig Thursday morning, be on the look out for a large group of bike riders. The Journey of Hope North Route Team will be making their way from Dinosaur to Craig Thursday. Journey of Hope is a program that raises funds and awareness for people with mental and physical disabilities. Once in Craig the group will Continue reading

“13 Ways To Kill Your Community” Presentation Tomorrow

13-coverDoug Griffiths, the author of “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” will be in Craig tomorrow night to make a presentation about his book. The title is the antithesis of the message of the book which is to help people, particularly those in rural communities, understand their challenges, and provide solutions that will impact the community in a positive way. The event is free, and the Continue reading

“Cruise-in And Show And Shine” Tonight In Craig

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 2nd “Cruise-in and Show and Shine”, Wednesday night at McDonalds in Craig. The aim of the event is to bring automotive enthusiasts together to share their vehicles, information and stories with other collectors and anyone who likes cars and trucks. There’ll also be Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Craig Accident


One person died Monday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a car in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 6pm on West Victory Way when a car pulling onto highway 40 collided with an oncoming Continue reading

Truck Collides With Telephone Pole In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300A truck collided with a telephone pole in Craig Friday night around 8. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue a pickup was traveling on 1st street when the vehicle glanced off a telephone pole. The driver, the only occupant of Continue reading

Craig Daily Press And Steamboat Pilot Sold

CraigLogo_Stacked_new_400x400The Craig Daily Press and the Steamboat Pilot were sold last week to Colorado Mountain News Media. Colorado Mountain News Media is a division of Swift Media which owns local publications in multiple states including Colorado. They own and operate the Glenwood Springs Post Continue reading

Say Goodbye To Russ George

Russ-George-214x300An event will be held tonight in Craig to allow the community to say goodbye to Colorado Northwestern Community College outgoing President Russ George. George’s last day at the college is June 30th.  The event is being put on by The Craig Chamber of Commerce and will take place at CNCC’s Library from 5 to 7. You are encouraged Continue reading

NW Colorado Coalition To Address National Coal Plan

war on coal shirtA coalition of pro-coal advocates from Northwest Colorado will be in Grand Junction tomorrow to provide input on the Interior Departments federal coal plan. Members from the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and elected officials from Moffat County will join citizens, miners and other government officials from across the state to comment on the regulations. Discussion is expected to revolve around the Interior Departments moratorium Continue reading

Mosquito Spraying Begins Friday

mosquito300Mosquito spraying is expected to begin in Craig and Moffat County this Friday. The aerial spraying will take place Friday through Wednesday in Craig and the surrounding areas weather permitting. If you have questions on the spraying Continue reading

Texas 4,000 To Cruise Through Craig

tx-4000If you’re on the road between Steamboat and Craig this morning, be on the lookout for bicycle riders, who are part of the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world, the 13th annual “Texas 4000” benefiting cancer research. The Continue reading

Fire West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a grass fire Sunday afternoon about 17 miles west of Craig. The fire burned approximately 16.5 acres of grass and Sage Brush. According to Moffat County Sheriff and Craig Fire and Rescue Chief KC Hume firefighters were able to control the fire before any Continue reading