Tag Archives: Craig

Snow Dumps On Craig, Not Surrounding Areas

With only two inches of accumulation expected in Craig between yesterday and today, the amount of snow that fell was a surprise. Craig residents were not the only ones caught off guard this morning as the storm also surprised the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In what John Kyle of the National Weather Service called an anomaly, Craig received the largest amount of snow from the storm. As much as 24 inches of Continue reading

Adult Co-Ed Soccer In Craig

Adult Co-ed Soccer starts this weekend at the Boys and Girls Club in Craig. Games of “5 on 5” soccer will be played at varying skill levels Sundays from 7:30 to 9:30. The cost is $1 per player per night.. For more information call the Continue reading

Funeral For Darrell Snow Tuesday

The funeral for Darrell Snow, the Moffat County Road and Bridge employee who died last month will be Tuesday. Snow was killed in an accident at the Moffat County landfill. County operations will shut down during the funeral to allow county employee’s to attend with the Continue reading

New Years Activities

There are events in Craig to help you ring in the New Year with friends and family. The Craig Youth Hockey Association is hosting a family friendly New Years Party at the Moffat County Ice Arena. The event will feature a free skate, with food and drinks being offered by the Craig hockey moms. The cost is Continue reading

How To Get Rid Of Your Christmas Tree

If you are looking for an environmentally friendly way to discard your Christmas tree in Steamboat, the City is again recycling Christmas trees through the end of January. Trees can be dropped off at the northeast corner of the Howelsen Ice Arena parking lot. Before taking Christmas trees to the parking lot, be sure to remove all tinsel, ornaments and lights. Wreaths will not be accepted. The Continue reading

Craig Trash Schedule For New Years Day

The City of Craig will not collect trash this Monday. If your regular pick-up day is Monday, your trash will be Continue reading

Family New Years Party In Craig

There will be a family friendly New Years Eve party this weekend at the Loudy Simpson Ice Arena in Craig. The event will feature an open skate session, food, games and a whole lot more. The cost $5 for the free skate and skate rental, and plates of food Continue reading

Craig Holiday Trash Schedule

The City of Craig will not be collecting trash this Monday.  If your normal pick-up day is Monday, your Continue reading

Texan Hired As Craig City Manager

Mike Foreman of Texas has been hired as the next City Manager for the City of Craig. Craig Mayor Ray Beck says that the City is extremely pleased with the hire and that Foreman should be an outstanding asset to the community. Foreman was selected from a group of three finalists that were announced earlier this month. He has a master’s degree in urban development from the University of Texas and is a graduate of the Texas Municipal League Continue reading

Taxes Going Up In Craig?

taxesBudget woes continue for the City of Craig and Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners approved the budget for 2017 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The County will have nearly $37.5 million dollars to spend this year which is $6 million less than in 2016. The falling numbers are partially due to declining property values. Since 2011, property values in Moffat County have fallen by nearly $80 million, resulting in an 18% drop in property taxes collected over that time period. Declining property taxes and other factors have put a strain on the county’s budget for next year and the foreseeable future. Because of these budget constraints, the Commissioners expect they will have to make additional cuts to county services in the future. The Craig City Council is Continue reading

Beck Says Goodbye To Council, Thanks Community

beck-farewellCraig Mayor Ray Beck bid an emotional farewell to the Council and thanked members of the community at his final meeting as Mayor last night. Beck expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to represent Craig as an elected official and says that Continue reading

Council To Consider Recreational Marijuana Ballot Question

grow craigThose who use medical marijuana in Craig will still be able to get marijuana in the City. The City Council approved a lease extension for the Craig Apothecary at their meeting last night. Members of the group Grow Craig were also at the meeting to ask the Council to reconsider putting a question dealing with recreational marijuana on the Ballot for the April election. The council decided 4 to 3 to direct the city attorney to construct a question for their consideration. Those who voted no, Continue reading