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Fire Near Craig Threatens Multiple Buildings

It took Craig firefighters around 5 hours to get a human caused fire under control Sunday afternoon. The fire occurred on private property off of Glabb Lane, 4 miles west of Craig. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, the fire threatened multiple out-buildings, but Continue reading

Fire Closes Highway Saturday

A wildfire closed Highway 13, 30 miles north of Craig for about an hour and a half Saturday afternoon. According to David Boyd of the BLM, firefighters were able to get the 280 Continue reading

Poker Run Saturday

The Craig VFW is holding a motorcycle Poker Run this weekend. The route will run through Yampa, Kremmling and Steamboat. The entry fee is $30 which will include a poker hand, pig roast and a beer, with additional poker hands available for $10. The poker run Continue reading

Earnings And Education Contributing To Poverty?

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 found the county had an average unemployment rate of 5.5% and that unemployment has actually decreased .7% over the last year. Between 2013 and 2017, the Continue reading

Craig Chamber Mixer Thursday

Their will be chamber mixer tomorrow at Northwest Colorado Health In Craig. The mixer will help Northwest Colorado Health celebrate National Health Center week. Festivities will include food, drinks and door prizes. The chamber Continue reading

Craig-Moffat County Investment Cooperative Informational Meeting Today

An informational meeting regarding the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative will be held today (Wed Aug. 9) in Craig. The cooperative will operate separately from the city and county governments and will consist of locals and business people from Craig Continue reading

Denver Broncos Thursday Night On 55 Country

The Denver Broncos kick off their preseason Thursday night on the road to face off against the Chicago Bears. Broncos head coach Vance Joseph announced that Trevor Siemian would start the preseason opener at Chicago, with Paxton Lynch starting the second preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers on August 19th. Again this year 55 Country (AM 550), the official Denver Broncos station for Northwest Colorado, will broadcast the Broncos games to fans across the region. Catch tomorrow night’s Continue reading

Damaged Equipment Closes Craig Wave Pool For The Season

A water valve that was unintentionally left open Sunday night at the Craig wave pool resulted in substantial damaged to equipment necessary to operate the wave pool including the pool circulation pump motor, wave generation motor and Continue reading

Moffat County High School Registration

Moffat County High School class registration will start this week at the high school. Seniors will be able to register for classes Wednesday and registration for juniors will be held Thursday. Registration for sophomores and freshman will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Registration Continue reading

Boy Taken To Hospital After Bike Accident

A child was taken to the hospital this weekend after being injured in a bicycle accident in Craig. The boy was riding his bike on 9th street when he lost control around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. The boy, who was not wearing a helmet when the Continue reading

Walt Vanatta Accepts Retirement Package From City

Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta has accepted a retirement package from the City, and will be hanging up his badge early next week. Vanatta’s final day as Chief of police will be Tuesday, but he is expected to work closely with interim police Chief Jerry DeLong to ensure a smooth transition at the department. Craig City Manager Mike Foreman said the city will be Continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Fest And Car Show This Weekend

Hot air balloons, live music, and classic and collector cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to draw a huge crowd this Saturday to Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park. There will also be food and craft vendors and breakfast will be available Continue reading