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Journey of Hope to Pass Through Craig this Week

JOURNEY OF HOPEThe Journey of Hope will once again pass through Craig. The Journey of Hope is a cross-country bicycling trek that raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Every cyclist commits to raising at least $5,500 in order to take part. The Journey of Hope is expected to Continue reading

2015 Whittle The Wood Rocks Northwest Colorado

jefferson starship 2015 2A record crowd packed Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday night for the culmination of this years Whittle The Wood Rendezvous in Craig.   Jefferson Starship was the concert headliner for the event and in addition to Continue reading

Parachute Ends Ban on Recreational Pot Shops

MARIJUANA-300Recreational marijuana businesses are now welcome in a western Colorado town that banned them in 2013. Trustees in the town of Parachute voted 4-2 to remove their ban on recreational marijuana shops, cultivation centers and testing or product manufacturing businesses. Local schools will be getting a percent of the sales tax Continue reading

Whittle the Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150There are two night’s of music planned for this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig, the first taking place tonight. The public is welcome to stop by anytime over the next couple of days to watch the carvers working on their projects. Live music will begin at 4 this afternoon with Dixie Leadfoot and the Chrome Struts, followed by Gone Before They Got Here at 6. There will activities available all day tomorrow, starting Continue reading

Letter Sent by Lawmakers Inviting DOI Director Back to Craig

department-of-interiorA letter signed by several Western legislators has been sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, inviting her back to Craig. The legislators would like to see Jewell hold a public meeting in Craig, to explain what she is doing to help residents of Northwest Colorado regarding the ColoWyo decision. The letter briefly goes over what has Continue reading

Emergency Crews Respond to Fire, Accident in Craig

extri1extri2Emergency crews in Craig responded to a couple of incidents yesterday, including a fire at a local motel, and a car accident just east of town. The fire was reported early yesterday afternoon at the Super 8 Motel. A clothes Continue reading

Air Quality Control Commission in Craig for Summer Retreat

MOFFAT-CO-FAIRGROUND-SIGNThe state’s Air Quality Control Commission is in Craig today for their summer retreat. This is the group’s first visit to Craig, and it includes tours of Trapper Mine and Tri-State. The highlight is tonight’s open forum. The ColoWyo situation is expected to be a hot topic of discussion at the forum. The Office of Surface Mining has finished Continue reading

Whittle the Wood Carvers Have Begun Their Creations

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Wood carvers have started their creations at Loudy Simpson Park in anticipation of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving started yesterday and will continue through Saturday morning. The public is encouraged to stop by over the next couple of days and watch as the pieces begin to take shape. The judging takes place Saturday. This year’s Whittle the Wood features two nights of music, Continue reading

MC School District Superintendent A Finalist For Montrose Job

brent - Version 2Moffat County School District Superintendent Brent Curtis sent  the following message to Moffat County School Board members on Wednesday.  “Last evening, I received a call that I have been named by the Board of Education of Montrose County School District as one of the finalists for the superintendent position in that district. I was not looking to make a change. Continue reading

Moffat County Becomes Participant in EA Process

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, signed an agreement to become a participant in the Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Mine. The Office of Continue reading

Med Students Visiting Craig this Week

tmh-150Craig is playing host this week to a number of medical students from the University of Colorado Denver. The students are involved in “Rural Immersion Week”, which highlights the benefits Continue reading

Cross Country Biker to Arrive in Craig Tomorrow

Bicycle 32A cross-country biker will be passing through Northwest Colorado this week. Greg Crawford, dean of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science is currently biking 3,500 miles across the country to raise awareness for rare disease research and is stopping in Craig tomorrow. Crawford will be biking from Granby to Craig Continue reading