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New Sign Coming To Fair Grounds

A new sign will be coming soon to the Moffat County Fair Grounds. The county will utilize a $10 thousand grant recently secured through the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado along with $10 thousand previously budgeted for concrete work at the fair grounds, Continue reading

Millions To Go Towards Fighting Opioid Abuse

Nearly $8 million has been allocated by the department of Health and Human Services to go toward fighting the opioid epidemic in Colorado. HHS Secretary Tom Price announced last week that the agency will provide more than $485 million in federal grants to go towards fighting opioid abuse. The grants are part of the 21st Century Cures Act, which Congressman Scott Tipton helped pass at the end of Continue reading

Local Police Receive Awards For Saving Lives

Five local law enforcement officers were presented with Life Saving Awards by Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta and Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume at the Craig City Council meeting Tuesday. Officer Grant Laehr , Deputy Ryan Hampton and Officer Jessey Kennel were all Continue reading

Plans To Repair Swinging Bridge Continue

Plans to repair Swinging Bridge in Browns Park took another step forward this week when the Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation and the State of Colorado.  The Continue reading

Steamboat To Be Honored For Use Of Lottery Funds

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will receive a Starburst Award next week from the Colorado Lottery based on the city’s use of lottery proceeds to make improvements to the Howelsen Rodeo Grounds. The award will be presented at Tuesday’s City Council meeting which begins at 5. Improvements on the rodeo grounds were completed in January and included expanding Continue reading

Colorado Receives Money To Help With Wildfires

Wildfires-300With wildfires burning throughout the state, Colorado is spending a great deal of money this year on fire prevention and maintenance. To help with the additional expenditures the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded just Continue reading

Community Support Needed To Bring Dog Park To Craig

mc-humane-society1The Moffat County Humane Society is looking for the communities help to secure funds necessary to build a dog park in Craig. At the Bi-monthy meeting this week the Craig City Council signed a letter of support to help the humane society compete for a $25,000 grant that is awarded Continue reading

Grants To Northwest Colorado In Jeopardy

The money that the City of Craig and surrounding areas receives from severance taxes in the form of grants from the Department of Local Affairs, may significantly decrease this year if a bill before the Colorado State Senate is approved. Severance taxes are collected by the state from companies or individuals that produce nonrenewable natural resources such as oil, coal, or gas in the state of Colorado. Continue reading

Grant Approved for Stage 3 of Shadow Mountain Project

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe grant has been approved for Stage three of the Shadow Mountain Improvement Project. Moffat county’s Roy Tipton says Phase two will be done in early October, and Phase three will begin next spring. Phase three consists of Sequoia Avenue, from 9th Street to the bypass. The grant Continue reading

Moffat County Considering Hiring County Manager

moffat-county-commissionersMoffat County officials are revisiting the idea of hiring a County Manager, but will get financial help if they decide to go that way. The Department of Local Affairs is offering a grant for Continue reading

Steamboat Spraying for Noxious Weeds on Emerald Mountain

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has been awarded a grant from the state of Colorado for the treatment and removal of noxious weeds on Emerald Mountain and Spring Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Won’t be Fixed Until 2017

swinging bridgeIt appears the Swinging Bridge will not get fixed until 2017. That’s according to Roy Tipton with the Moffat County Office of Development Services. Tipton says the deadline for applying for a grant for the funds to fix the bridge is Continue reading