Tag Archives: Craig

Authorities Investigate Two-Car Crash in Craig

031615 accident on 40Authorities responded to a two car accident this morning at the intersection of Highways 40 and 13 South, on the west end of Craig. The accident occurred around 10 this morning. Details are few, but Continue reading

Craig Resident Bob Johnson Passes Away

bob johnsonLong time Craig resident Bob Johnson has died. Johnson owned and operated the Craig State Farm Insurance Office. He was also involved in various community organizations and boards, including Club 20, the Craig Rotary Club, and the Craig Chamber. Johnson is remembered as a loving husband and father. There will be a Continue reading

CPW Offers Turkey Hunt Near Craig

TURKEY-WITH-GUN-300Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering two more young hunters a chance to earn a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land, near Craig. Scheduled to take place the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd, the hunt is made possible with the help and support of local landowners working in partnership with CPW wildlife Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Input on Coal Mine Modification

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is now seeking public comment on a coal lease modification 30 miles southeast of Craig. Twentymile Coal Company seeks to modify their existing federal coal lease at the Foidel Creek Mine by 310 acres to gain access to Continue reading

Kinkaid Lobbying Lawmakers to Visit Craig

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid was in Washington D.C. this week representing the National Association of County Commissioners. Kinkaid says he has been working on getting Congressional members to visit Northwest Colorado. He says that he has convinced Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Continue reading

Invasive Weed Conference to be Held in Craig

There will be an invasive weed conference in Craig Sunday. The primary focus of the conference will be on invasive grasses. Attendees will talk about the spread of the weeds, management of them, and their health effects on domestic animals and wildlife. Speakers will include Chris Rhyne, Ann Hedges and Wayne Davis. The Continue reading

Air Quality Control Commission to Hold Summer Retreat in Craig

MC Commissioners-150The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission will hold their summer retreat in Craig this year. That announcement was made yesterday by Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, who sits on the commission. This year’s retreat will be held June 17th through the 19th, and meetings will take place at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Continue reading

Controlled Burn Out Of Control

BEHRMAN-FIRE2-300The Craig fire department quickly extinguished a controlled burn which got out of control Saturday morning.  The grass and sagebrush fire near Moffat County Road 64 about two miles northwest of Craig, was close to structures, but none were effected by the blaze.  Firefighters contained the fire to about an eighth of an acre in less than 15 minutes.

Mule Deer Foundation Banquet in Craig Tomorrow

MULE DEERThe Mule Deer Foundation is having their banquet in Craig tomorrow night. The night includes dinner, and live and silent auctions. The money raised will benefit the local mule deer herd and its habitat. Seating is limited. Those that would like to attend should RSVP by calling 629-1760. The banquet will be held tomorrow Continue reading

Cable Failure Causes Power Outage in Craig

power-outage-300A power outage in Craig took out over a thousand customers Thursday night. According to Yampa Valley Electric Association, the outage started at about 11 Thursday night, due to an underground cable failure. A circuit was lost at the Williams Substation taking out much of the western and southern part of Craig. YVEA officials say power Continue reading

Communities Invited to Hear About Solar Panels

SOLARThe Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is celebrating the completion of the Yampa Valley Electric Association Community Solar Array, with a couple of Grand Opening celebrations. The group is inviting the Craig and Steamboat communities to learn how customers can purchase panels, and how it will eventually save Continue reading

CPW to Hold Open House on Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNResidents of Craig and the surrounding areas will have the opportunity to discuss the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and Elkhead Reservoir fish management with several key partners during an open house next month. The open house format will allow program representatives to answer questions and provide information about the multi-faceted program and its goals of protecting four endangered native fish – the Colorado Continue reading