Tag Archives: Craig

UPDATE: Rollover On Hwy 13 Sends Family to Hospital

Accident June 14 Hwy 13Four juveniles and two adults went to the hospital following a single vehicle rollover. The accident occurred 30 miles north of Craig on Highway 13 around 5 Tuesday afternoon.   All of the occupants were from  one family from Arizona. Continue reading

Craig Council And City Manager Reach Separation Agreement

jfereeA separation agreement between the City of Craig and City Manger Jim Ferree was unanimously approved by the Craig City Council Tuesday night. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck the agreement includes the severance package that was laid out in Ferree’s contract. The Council also named Bruce Nelson as the interim Continue reading

2 Car Accident On Highway 13 In Craig

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300There was a 2 vehicle accident yesterday morning in Craig involving a Peroulis Brothers coal hauling truck and a Union Cellular pickup. The accident occurred about 2 blocks north of the Kum and Go on Highway 13. Emergency officials checked the driver of the pickup for injuries at the Continue reading

Georgie Hand Sentenced to 82 Years

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)Georgie Hand, the woman convicted of attempting to kill a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy was sentenced to 82 years in prison Monday. In April a jury found hand guilty on 8 felony counts, including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer. According to District Attorney Brett Barkey, the charges of kidnapping and robbery came with mandatory sentencing Continue reading

Free Clinic For Miners

The Memorial HospitalA free clinic is being offered for miners in the area who are at risk of lung disease. Free screenings will be offered Continue reading

Construction On Highway 13 North of Craig

CDOTRoad work on Highway 13 North of Craig begins today. Crews will resurface the road, work on the shoulders, replace guard rails, and repair culverts under Fortification Creek Bridge. Construction will take place from 7 to 7 Monday Continue reading

Learn About Amendment 69

Vote_CheckmarkAmendment 69, which would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded single payer health care system, is one of the more controversial measures Coloradans will be voting on this election. Two meetings have been set in Northwest Colorado to discuss the specifics of Amendment 69. Colorado Senator Randy Baumgardner  will be in Craig Continue reading

Mosquito Spraying Plans

mosquito300Mosquito spraying is a big issue in Northwest Colorado. With that in mind, some of the towns in the area will begin spraying for mosquitoes soon. Hayden will spray three times this summer depending on weather conditions. A list of the proposed dates that spraying will take place is available below. According to the City of Craig Parks and Recreation Director Dave Pike, the conditions in Craig are not yet Continue reading

Craig And Moffat County EDP Hires New Director

cmedpThe Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership has announced that Michelle Balleck will replace Audrey Danner as their Executive director. Balleck will take over the job June 20th. Balleck was formerly Continue reading

Long Time Craig City Manager To Exit

jfereeThe Craig City Council and Craig City Manager Jim Ferree have mutually agreed to part ways. The
City announced the decision to Wild West Radio Wednesday.  At the next City Council meeting an interim City Manager will be appointed allowing the city to look for Ferree’s replacement over the next couple of months. According to Mayor Ray Beck, the decision was difficult. In their statement The Council acknowledged Ferree’s contributions to the city over Continue reading

Free Community Dinner Friday In Craig

YVYPA free community dinner will be held this week in Craig. The dinner, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals in conjunction with the Downtown Business association, will take place Friday at Alice Pleasant Park beginning at 5:30. Groups and non-profits from the area will provide dinner and Continue reading

Learn To Be A Storm Spotter

national-weather-service-loFree storm spotter training classes are being offered in Craig and Steamboat next week. National Weather Service lead forecaster Tom Renwick will host the 2 hour classes that will provide information to participants about the proper methods of storm spotting. Renwick will be in Steamboat June 6th and in Craig on the 7th, both Continue reading