Tag Archives: Craig

Craig PD Needs Businesses To Update Info

Craig Police are asking local business owners to update their contact information with the Department. Officers have responded to multiple calls recently where they tried to contact the owner or the manager responsible for a business, but were unable to get a hold of anyone due to outdated information. Business owners are asked Continue reading

Laughing Gas Stolen During Break In

AmeriGas in Craig was broken into overnight Wednesday.  It was reported that multiple bottles of nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas were taken. Craig police are investigating multiple leads and are asking that  anyone with information Continue reading

Explosion And Fire South Of Craig

A small explosion and fire at an oil well pumping station 4 miles East of Hamilton off of highway 317, was determined to have been caused by an equipment malfunction. The fire was reported just after 12:30 Thursday afternoon. Craig firefighters assisted the site manager to shut off the flow of crude oil which stopped the fire. The amount of damage to Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On 13 North Of Craig

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle rollover around noon Thursday, on Highway 13.  When they arrived at the scene of the accident, 4 miles north of Craig, they found a Subaru station wagon upside down off the side of the road, but could not find anyone who was Continue reading

Murdoch’s In Craig Evacuated

The Murdoch’s store in Craig was evacuated for a period of time Wednesday morning, due to a gas leak. Employees working in the warehouse in the back of the store reported the smell of gas. After shutting off the main gas line into the store, firefighters Continue reading

Date Set For Craig City Council Forum

A Craig City Council Election Forum will be held next month. The forum will be hosted by 93.7 102.3 KRAI, 55 Country, The Craig Daily Press and the Craig Association of Realtors. Current Councilman Kent Nielson who previously announced his intention to Continue reading

UPDATE: Robbery Suspect Photos Released

Police have released images of the suspect in the robbery which occurred at the west Craig Kum & Go.    The photos pulled from security video taken inside the store show the man wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses with a white mask covering his entire face. The man robbed the store at gunpoint early Monday taking money from the cash register. Police are asking for the public’s assistance to Continue reading

Robbery In Craig

The west Kum & Go in Craig was robbed just after 2:30 this morning. A man wearing a dark colored hoodie, ski mask and sunglasses entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the cash register. No one was injured during the incident. The robbery Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Fundraiser To Save Luttrell Barn Sunday

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee will host a fundraiser this weekend with all the proceeds collected going towards the save the barn effort. The group will host a “Winter Tea” party Sunday at the Clarion in Craig beginning at 2. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time for $15 at the Continue reading

Chimney Fire Near Craig

Craig Firefighters responded to a chimney fire Tuesday night at a house on Cedar Trail near Moffat County Road 7, northwest of Craig. The fire was contained within the chase of the chimney, and crews were able to extinguish it shortly after arriving on the scene.  No one was Continue reading

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading