Tag Archives: Craig

Fire In Moffat County At Natural Gas Condensate Station

Condensate TanksNo one was injured in a fire at a condensate station in the Powder Wash area of Moffat County. The fire that occurred Monday afternoon  may have involved as many at 3 condensate tanks, which are also referred to as drip tanks. The tanks collect and store light-crude Continue reading

Snow Collapses Building In Craig

DSCN2522editSnow was apparently the cause of a building collapse in Craig. The collapse of the brick building occurred sometime late Thursday or early Friday. It was unoccupied at the time. The building, on the 300 block of Breeze Street, is reportedly owned by Greg Herman of Hayden and was being used to store Continue reading

Wintry Weather To Add To Snowpack This Weekend.

snow-plowWith another 4 to 8 inches of snow expected his weekend, speculation that we are getting a lot more snow than usual will continue.  Another theory is that the ongoing cold temperatures have kept the existing snowpack from melting, causing the snow to pile high and resulting in narrowed streets  and snow mountains all over town.  The fact is that both have contributed to the amount of snow on Continue reading

Moffat County Hires Economic Development Firm

better cityThe Moffat County Commissioners at their regular meeting yesterday decided to contract with a company that specializes in economic development and community revitalization. The company, Better City based in Ogden Utah, will initially perform a comprehensive economic assessment of Moffat County. Three companies were interviewed for the job, but the commissioners unanimously agreed that Better City was head and shoulders Continue reading

Snow! Where Does It Go?

WINTER-DRIVING-300Where to put all the snow.  That’s the dilemma facing residents, businesses and government in Northwest Colorado.  As the snow piles continued to grow it’s important that everyone do what they can to keep the streets and sidewalks safe, and clear. Here are some Continue reading

ColoWyo Mine Collum Environmental Assessment

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The Environmental Assessment on the Collum  area of the ColoWyo mine has been released for public comment. The Collum area is targeted for the next pit for the mine, and if approved, will sustain up to 220 mining jobs in North West Colorado. The Collom project is located on federal, state and private lands in Moffat County adjacent to existing mining and reclamation operations. Along with the project, ColoWyo will donate Continue reading

Wrestling – Moffat County vs Meeker Tonight

wrestling-1A big crowd is expected for tonight wrestling dual when the Moffat County Bulldogs host the Meeker Cowboys. The Bulldogs who have seen great improvement this year will have their have all they can handle with the Cowboys. Meeker is currently the number three ranked 2-A team in Colorado. Two Continue reading

Blood Drive Today In Craig

BLOOD-DRIVE2A Blood Drive will be held in Craig today from 12:30 to 6 at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion. The entire process will take about an hour, and eating a full meal and drinking plenty of water before donating, is encouraged. The event is sponsored by the Craig Chamber of Commerce. Pizza will be provided, and all donators will receive a free T-shirt. For more information or to schedule an appointment Continue reading

ColoWyo Environmental Assessment Release Delayed

osmThe release of the new Environmental Assessment on the Collum area of the ColoWyo mine which was scheduled for yesterday has been pushed back a few days. Lee Boughey, the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Tri-State Generation and Transmission, said there was no specific reason for the delay. The Assessment is now Continue reading

ColoWyo Mine Environmental Assessment Release Today

colowyo-mine-truckThe new Environmental Assessment on the Collum area of the ColoWyo mine is to be released to the public today. The Collum area is targeted for the next pit for ColoWyo mine. In 2013, ColoWyo obtained approval to mine that area from the Colorado Division of Continue reading

Improvements Possible For Elk Head Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNAt their regular meeting this week the Craig City Council agreed to extend the City’s lease agreement with the Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain and provide assistance to the area around Elk Head Reservoir. The lease requires Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain the facilities, provide recreational assistance by supplying park rangers and law enforcement, and to add infrastructure to the area as they see fit. The terms of the agreement are for 20 years, with the Continue reading

Craig Station Fire Call

12476478_1085846898115750_1285612792_nThe Craig Fire Department was called to the Craig Station early Tuesday morning after a worker reported smoke in a coal unloading building. The source of the smoke was found to not be from a fire, but from smoldering coal dust and insulation in the ceiling. It was determined that the Continue reading