Tag Archives: Craig

Leaving Craig this Summer Means Leaving Early

C-DOTTraveling outside of Craig is taking a little more time than normal these days. Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe updated the audience Tuesday on road construction activity Continue reading

Public Meeting Planned to Discuss ColoWyo EA

coloyowA public meeting will be held tomorrow night in Craig to discuss the newly released Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Coal Mine. The Office of Surface Mining was ordered to redo the assessment, by a federal judge in Continue reading

Sexually Violent Predator Paroled in Craig

Waite 200x200 7.24.15A sexually violent predator has been paroled to the Craig area. The Craig Police Department sent out a release yesterday notifying the community that a sexually violent predator has moved into the community. 52 year old Dale Waite was convicted of Sexual Assault and Rape. On parole, he will be monitored with GPS, and he has been ordered to Continue reading

Vets Riding to Sturgis will Stop in Craig

sturgisMore than a dozen veterans will make a trip to the 2015 Sturgis Rally from California using motorcycles supplied by Indian and sidecars offered by Champion for those who have been severely injured…and they’ll stop in Craig along Continue reading

Rick Upchurch Fighting Cancer in Craig

upchurchBoys and girls who would like to improve their fundamental sports skills are invited to a football camp at Moffat County High School over the next three nights. Former Bronco player Rick Upchurch is in Craig, along with a handful of other former Bronco players to raise money for the fight against cancer. Upchurch, a cancer survivor himself, and his crew will welcome kids Continue reading

Craig Man Killed in Weekend Rollover Crash

fatal-300A 24-year old Craig man was killed in a rollover crash on Moffat County Road 7 last night. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 24 year old Hunter Zellers was a passenger in a pick-up Continue reading

Lightning Strikes Cause Several Wildfires

WILDFIREA few wildland fires were started on Bureau of Land Management land yesterday, all caused by lightning. The Juniper Fire, 23 miles west of Craig off Moffat County Road 53, was contained last night at three acres. An air tanker dropped one load of retardant to slow the fire’s advance toward private land. There were four wildland Continue reading

Road Work Continues North of Craig

C-DOTRoad work continues this week on Highway 13 north of Craig. Crews are repaving a portion of the highway and repairing and replacing guardrails. This week’s work will focus on the Continue reading

Kinkaid Urges Residents to be Vigilant in Support of Coal

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid issued a public statement over the weekend, calling on Moffat County residents to keep vigilant with their support of coal, and in particular the ColoWyo Coal Mine. Kinkaid said the issue is getting national attention, and it helps to present a united front. Kinkaid said a writer Continue reading

McCarthy Says Climate Change Deniers Aren’t Normal

mccarthyGina McCarthy, head of the EPA, says you are not normal if you don’t buy into Liberal Climate Change theories. In a recent speech talking about proposed climate change rules, McCarthy launched into a rant, calling Americans that aren’t convinced that man is bringing the planet to extinction through carbon and other pollution Continue reading

Colorado Cruisers Car Club Meeting

The monthly Colorado Cruisers Car Club meeting will be held Tuesday July 7th at 6:30.   The July meeting will be held at Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park near the west shelter.  Members and anyone interested in learning more about, or joining the Car Club are encouraged to attend.   Call 824-8052 for information.

Routt County Communication Loses Communication

nophonesRoutt County Communications temporarily lost their 9-1-1 phone lines yesterday. It was around 3:30 yesterday afternoon when the Communications Center was notified that 9-1-1 calls to Routt County were being diverted to Craig. At around 5, Century Link notified dispatchers that they were having problems with Continue reading