Tag Archives: Craig

Meeting Planned to Discuss the ColoWyo Situation

coloyowA meeting has been planned for Craig residents to get the latest information on the ColoWyo situation. The meeting will include speakers from industry representatives and local government in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. Ray Beck and Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Brings “Heroes”/ Grand Olde West Days

GOWD-16593-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will air Heroes Across the Land this afternoon. The show has become an annual tradition, highlighting veterans stories and patriotic music for an hour. It starts at three this afternoon. The Memorial Day weekend is a big one in Craig, with Grand Olde West Days taking Continue reading

WildEarth Guardians Think Craig Residents are Clueless

wildearthThe environmental group WildEarth Guardians has issued a statement that seems to indicate Craig residents are clueless when it comes to the group’s lawsuit against ColoWyo mine. The group has sued the mine over its expansion project that took place eight years ago, saying the Office of Surface Mining issued mining permits for the Continue reading

Fire In Shadow Mountain Subdivision Destroys Chicken Coop

An electric heat lamp was determined to have been the cause of a fire late Saturday night in Craig’s Shadow Mountain Subdivision.  The fire, which consumed a chicken coop was reported by a neighbor.  A number of chickens and turkeys were killed in the blaze.  Craig Continue reading

Three Injured in Crash in Craig

Vehicle-Accident-300Emergency crews responded to a two-car crash at Yampa and 7th in Craig yesterday afternoon. Police say the driver of a car headed west on 7th, was hit by a car traveling north on Yampa. 3 people were injured in the crash, but it appears the injuries were minor, as they left the scene with family members. The driver of the west Continue reading

Craig Emergency Crews Respond to Two Accidents in Two Days

car crashCraig emergency crews responded to a 2 vehicle accident yesterday in the middle of town. The crash happened at Victory Way and Tucker. The cause of the accident hasn’t been made clear, but there were no injuries. Traffic was routed around Continue reading

Moffat County School Bus Involved in Minor Accident

SCHOOL BUSEmergency crews in Craig responded to a crash involving a Moffat County School District bus yesterday afternoon. Fortunately no one was injured in the crash. Press releases from the district and Craig Fire/Rescue said the bus was hit Continue reading

Recycling Contest Coming to an End

Recycle-300There are only a couple of days left in the school recycling program that will see one school in Craig receive $1000. Axis Steel has joined with the various P.A.C. committees among the schools to encourage students and their families to recycle. There are Axis bins at every school for any junk metal, including old appliances, exercise Continue reading

Public Meetings on Economic Diversification to be Set Next Week

coalThe Craig team that went to Kentucky to learn ideas on diversifying the local economy will soon bring those ideas to the public. The team, which included local community leaders and government representatives, was one of just a few Continue reading

Firefighters Battle Silo Blaze

IMG_1576Firefighters responded to a fire at Goodrich Mud Company in Craig, located on Industrial Avenue near 1st Street Saturday. According to reports, the fire started at the top of the sand silos located on the property, while welders were doing routine maintenance work. The fire took about half an Continue reading

Murder Mystery Dinner to be Held in Craig May 2nd

murder mysteryA Murder Mystery Dinner will be held in Craig next month. The performance, titled “Death for Dinner” will be led by the Theater troupe “Denver Talent”. Those that show up will enjoy a lasagna dinner before the interactive mystery begins. The event takes place May 2nd at 6:30 at the Moffat Continue reading

Semi Collides With School Bus Near Craig

SCHOOL BUSNo injuries were reported following a collision Friday afternoon between a school bus and a semi-truck. The bus was stopped on the side of the road as the semi approached from behind. While, the semi avoided a Continue reading