Tag Archives: Craig

UPDATE – I70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

I70 SIGNInterstate 70 traffic was detoured through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek Wednesday as Glenwood Canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project in the canyon.  The Canyon was expected to also be closed Thursday, but that closure has been canceled as ideal Continue reading

Connections 4 Kids Family Night Tonight

CONNECTIONS4KIDSA family night is scheduled for Tuesday night in Craig to help families get their kids off on the right track this school year. “Connections 4 Kids” is hosting the event that will take place at the Center of Craig Tuesday night Continue reading

Balloon Fest And Car Show Draws A Crowd

M.C.-Balloon-Festival-150Although the weather was less than ideal the Moffat County Hot Air Balloon Festival and Colorado Cruisers Car Show, attracted large crowds over the weekend.  Hot air balloons took to the air on Friday and Sunday mornings but unfortunately were grounded Saturday morning due to dark clouds that threatened the event.   Overcast skies cooled the day and made for a nice day at the midday car show.   A late afternoon thunderstorm which brought wind, Continue reading

TMH Board To Discuss CEO Position Thursday

The Memorial HospitalThe Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will discuss who they will hire for the hospital CEO position at their meeting Thursday night. Last Month, the board announced the Continue reading

Board Members Selected For Local Marketing District

economySeven people have been selected to represent Craig and Moffat County to be on the Local Marketing District Board. Appointed wednesday night were; Dave DeRose , Tammy Fager , Dave Flemming, Kirstie McPherson, Roger Richmond and Vick Updike. A seventh person, David Heinrich, will represent the Town of Dinosaur. When reached for comment, nominee Kirstie McPherson says that based on the feedback she has Continue reading

New Field Manager At BLM’s Little Snake Field Office

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has a new field manager at the Little Snake River Field Office. Bruce Stilltoe , who most recently worked for the BLM in Salt Lake City, arrived in Craig last week. Stilltoe will be responsible for managing the 1.3 million acres of BLM land in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco County’s. According to BLM Northwest District manager Joe Continue reading

National Night Out Tuesday

national night out 2016Local Law enforcement agencies, health and welfare providers, firefighters and social service agencies will be among those be gathering at the McDonalds in Craig Tuesday night to participate in “National Night Out”. “National Night Out” is a program that promotes community safety and awareness, by providing the public crime prevention techniques Continue reading

Craig City Manager Search Continues

city of craigThe Craig City Council has decided to contract with the firm Strategic Government Resources or to assist the city in the search for a new city manager. The council chose the firm from a group of three finalists at their meeting this week as they believe it will be the best fit to Continue reading

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