Tag Archives: Craig

Plan For Moffat County Economy

economyThe 13 Ways To Kill Your Community presentation, and the economic assessment preformed by the group Better City, have provided many ideas on how Moffat County can grow its economy. In addition to concrete examples like revitalizing the downtown area of Craig, strengthening recreation, utilizing the uniqueness of Dinosaur National Park, and increasing manufacturing, one of the Continue reading

Craig City Council Against Amendment 69

city of craigThe Craig City Council has decided to draft a resolution against Amendment 69. The controversial amendment, which will be voted on in the November election, would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded, single payer health care system in Colorado. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck, the council has a fiduciary responsibility to educate themselves Continue reading

Grass Fire North OF Craig

Grass Fire There was a small grass fire this morning on County Road 105 about half a mile west of Highway 13 North of Craig. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, crews were able to get the fire under control about twenty minutes after arriving on the scene. The source Continue reading

Time Running Out To Sign Recreational Marijuana Petition

grow craigThe final day to sign the petition to put recreational marijuana on the ballot for the 2016 election in Craig, is tomorrow. According to a member of “Grow Craig”, the group responsible for trying to get the measure on the ballot, they are close to Continue reading

Poachers Sentenced For Killing Trophy Mule Deer

Mule Deer AntlersThe final individual involved in the poaching of a trophy class mule deer at a ranch south of Craig in 2014, was sentenced in a Moffat county court earlier this month. 60 year old outfitter Danny Jeffcoat from Hamilton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a forged instrument, and was sentenced Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

The Memorial Hospital Names CEO Finalists

The Memorial HospitalThe Memorial Hospital at Craig has announced that they have decided on two finalists for the Hospitals CEO position. Nathan Olsen, who is currently the President and CEO at St. Peters Hospital in Helena Montana, and Andrew Daniels the Vice President and COO of “Avita Health System” in Galion (GAL-ion) Ohio were chosen as finalists. Both Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Riders Identity Released

IMG_0030IMG_0031A multi-vehicle accident occurred just after noon Tuesday on Highway 40 East of Craig near Ike’s Transmission. The accident involved a car with three passengers Continue reading

Tipton To Talk Opioid Abuse Thursday

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300There will be a meeting in Craig this week to discuss the opioid abuse epidemic. Colorado US Congressman Scott Tipton will be there to provide insight into the steps that federal, state, and local governments are taking to combat the issue. The meeting is set up to allow the Congressman to gather feedback on the impact of existing programs from Continue reading

UPDATE: Police Say 11 Year Old May Have Only Crashed Bike

 

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The 11-year-old boy who was believed to have been injured in a hit and run accident Thursday afternoon in Craig is now thought to have only crashed his bike. The Craig Police Department received a call from a woman who said she saw what happened. She stated the boy seemed OK after the crash, and he told her, he was going to meet family members at Craig City Continue reading

UPDATE: Missing 16 Year Old Craig Girl Found

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-30016 year old Aspen Nichols who was believed to have run away from her home in Craig late last week was located Tuesday night behind the Centennial mall by the Craig Police Department. Nichols went Continue reading

Fire Reignites West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300The Craig Fire Department responded to a property on Hill Drive west of Craig Tuesday afternoon. where they found a pile of manure that was smoldering. The manure pile had previously been involved in a fire. The crew was able to quickly control the situation. Firefighters believe the fire rekindled due to high Continue reading