Tag Archives: Craig

Flu Clinic to be Held in Craig Thursday

seasonal-flu-300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will conduct a drop-in flu clinic tomorrow in Craig. The event is an opportunity for residents to get their flu shots. Those who have insurance should bring their cards along. Those who don’t will need to bring $21.50 to pay for each shot. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The clinic takes place at Sunset Elementary tomorrow from 4 to 6. For more information, call 871-7624.

Rick Upchurch Raising Money for Fight Against Cancer in Craig

upchurchFormer Denver Broncos player Rick Upchurch is in Craig this weekend, helping to raise money for the Moffat County Cancer Society. Upchurch played for the Broncos from 1975 to 1983, and appeared in two Super Bowls with the team. He has been using his time now to spread awareness of cancer, having been diagnosed himself with Leukemia. Upchurch and other fellow former Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take-Back Events

PILLSThe National Take Back Initiative (NTBI) for prescription drugs will take place tomorrow from 10 to 2 at the Centennial Mall parking lot in Craig. Police say the event provides a great opportunity for those with personal prescriptions who’ve missed previous Take-Back events or who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription Continue reading

Animal Crises to be Discussed at CART Meeting

CSU Extension-150Moffat County Extension and Moffat County Emergency Management are hosting a meeting to get the public involved with animal crises. The Community Animal Response Team, or CART is designed to help with any animal emergencies in the county and work with local emergency response crews. If you are interested in helping Continue reading

CNCC Hosts Meeting on Higher Education

CNCC-3001The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) has selected The Keystone Center and Engaged Public to Continue reading

Fire Destroys Car on Highway 13

fire-1-300Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a vehicle fire yesterday evening. The incident happened on Highway 13 about 6 miles south of Craig a little after 7 last night. It’s not clear how the vehicle caught fire, but the car is considered a total loss. Nobody was injured in the incident.

Senators Ask for More Comment Time on EPA Rules

EPA-300The U.S. Senate is asking the Obama Administration for more time to collect public comment on the EPA’s proposed carbon emissions rules. Yesterday a majority of the senate signed a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, asking for a 60-day extension due to the complexity and scope of the regulation. That Continue reading

Packed House at EPA Meeting in Craig

EPA-300Last night’s community meeting with EPA Regional Administrator Shaun McGrath in Craig was very well attended. Miners, industry and community leaders, and others filled the Moffat County High School Auditorium to hear McGrath explain why new carbon emissions rules were needed to stave off the EPA’s claims of human Continue reading

Tipton Grills Tidwell and Ashe on Water and Sage Grouse

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sought clarity from Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe on water rights and sage grouse during a pair of hearings yesterday in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committees. In the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, Tipton pressed Tidwell for clarification on whether the agency is going to require the transfer of private Continue reading

Joe Meyer Named Northwest Colorado District Manager of BLM

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has named long-time employee Joe Meyer as the new Northwest Colorado District Manager based in Grand Junction. Meyer comes to BLM Colorado from Wyoming, where he has been the Field Manager for the BLM Casper Field Office since Continue reading

Power Restored to Craig

power-outage-300Power has been restored to all areas of Craig. A power outage this morning knocked out electricity to a large portion of town, mostly on the south side of Victory Way. The outage started a little after 8 this morning, due to an underground fault in the Pine Ridge Subdivision. Crews were able to get the power back on to most Continue reading

EPA Meeting on Carbon Emissions Rules in Craig is Tonight

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Director, Shaun McGrath will be in Craig tonight to hear from citizens, business leaders, elected officials and others about the agency’s new carbon emissions rules. The rules are unpopular to coal counties as they are projected to raise the cost of electricity, cost coal mining jobs, and Continue reading