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Fire Destroys Craig Home

craig-fire-rescue-300A fire destroyed a home on 11th street in Craig Friday afternoon. According to Craig Fire and Rescue Chief KC Hume the home of Greg and Charity Neal was completely engulfed in flames by the time fire fighters arrived on the scene a little after one. It took the crew approximately 40 minutes to extinguish the blaze. By Continue reading

Deadline Looms For Broadband Surveys

broadband towerTime is running out to fill out a survey to help The Moffat Broadband Committee better determine the county’s broadband needs. The last day that surveys can be completed is Saturday. According to Audrey Danner, Co-Chair of the Committee, numerous community members have expressed interest in filling out the survey, but the number of responses has been lacking. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, and questions can Continue reading

CNCC Soccer Starts Friday

CNCC-300The kickoff of The Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s soccer season is this weekend at Loudy  Simpson Park. The CNCC Spartans will host Salt Lake Community College in a series of games over the weekend. The Spartans will play SLCC Friday afternoon beginning with the Continue reading

Fire Destroys Steamboat Residence

IMG_1791An overnight fire early Sunday destroyed a home in Steamboat at 1855 Fish Creek Falls Road. Neighbors called Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to report the fire in the home that had also ignited trees next to the residence. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were also called to the scene. Upon arriving, fire crews first attacked the flames in the Continue reading

Stiles Family Receives Community Support

Gavin Stiles editAn account at Go-Fund-Me shows that people have donated over $22,000 to the family of Gavin Stiles, the Routt County 3 year old who died in an accidental shooting last week. That is more that double the goal set on the page. The story on the page describes the challenges the family are facing and how donation can help. It also stated that Yampa Valley Funeral home has offered to conduct Continue reading

Home Fire Tuesday Afternoon

fire July 12 2016 DA fire at a home at 95 South Mack Lane sent Craig firefighters into action around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. The fire began outside the home burning sections of the siding, eves and roof.  The fire did encroach into the space between the ceiling and the roof , which required firefighters to tear down a part of the ceiling inside the home to extinguish the fire Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Home Catches Fire

IMG_9055There was a home fire early Saturday night  in Shadow Mountain Village at 1200 Sequoia.  The fire began outside on the front porch and scorched the front of the home.  According to the Craig fire department the home was not a total loss as the fire was mostly contained to the outside.  The source of the fire is believed  to have been combustible Continue reading

Chicken Farmers And Home Bakers Can Now Sell Direct

Baby ChicksIt’s about to get easier for Colorado’s small-time chicken farmers to sell directly to consumers. A bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper would also expand the state’s so-called “Cottage Foods” law to allow home cooks who make almost anything that doesn’t need Continue reading

Today Is The Day To ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans’

VFWToday is “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in the City of Craig and Moffat County, so be sure to take the time out of your day to honor and thank the Vietnam veterans in the area.  There are approximately 7.2 million living members of the military that served their country, either in Vietnam, or in other locations during Continue reading

Broncos Number One Seed In AFC

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgFollowing an excellent first half in their season, then faltering in the second, the Broncos Peyton Manning came off the bench to play his first NFL game as a non-starter. Manning sparked the floundering Broncos in the final 2 quarters to a 20 to 27 win over San Diego. With the win and a loss by New England yesterday, the Broncos claimed their 5th straight Division title and the number one seed in the AFC. The Broncos will play their first playoff game on Continue reading

Strawberry Fire Containment

fire-1-300According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the Strawberry Fire two miles west of Meeker along County Road 7 was expected to be completely contained last night. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. The 130-acre fire occurred entirely on private land and threatened two private Continue reading

Fire Destroys Home In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300Fire destroyed a home Craig today.  The fire which is thought to have been caused by faulty wiring or an electrical appliance began in the kitchen of the mobile home on West 3rd street in Lamplighter Estates.  Although the fire was mostly contained to the kitchen area of the home, damage from smoke Continue reading