Tag Archives: John Ponikvar

Community Members Honored For Service

In a gesture of gratitude, newly sworn in Mayor John Ponikvar presented a plaque to outgoing City Councilmen Kent Nielson at the Craig City Council meeting Tuesday, thanking him for his service to the Craig Community. Nielson decided not to run for re-election when his term Continue reading

New City Council Sworn In Tuesday

A new City Council was sworn in Tuesday night at Craig City Hall. John Ponikvar took the oath of office to become Craig’s new Mayor while Andrea Camp and Chris Nichols were sworn in as new councilmen, as were reelected council members Jarrod Ogden and Tony Bohrer. All expressed Continue reading

Unofficial City Of Craig Election Results

Unofficial results are in for the Craig City Election. In the mayoral race, John Ponikvar defeated Joe Bird by nearly 400 votes. In the race for City Council, seats will be filled by Andrea Camp who received the most votes, and Tony Bohrer, Chris Nichols and Jarrod Ogden who finished second, third and fourth Continue reading

City Council Election Forum Next Week

A Craig City Council Election Forum will be held next week. The public forum will be hosted by 93.7 102.3 KRAI, 55 Country, The Craig Daily Press and the Craig Association of Realtors. Seven people will compete for four open seats. Tony Bohrer and Jarrod Ogden Continue reading

Date Set For Craig City Council Forum

A Craig City Council Election Forum will be held next month. The forum will be hosted by 93.7 102.3 KRAI, 55 Country, The Craig Daily Press and the Craig Association of Realtors. Current Councilman Kent Nielson who previously announced his intention to Continue reading

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading

City Of Craig Race Is On


Eight people will vie for three open City Council seats during the April Election in Craig. Kent Nielson, Tony Bohrer, and Jarrod Ogden will all seek re-election to the board and will run against Andrea Camp, Bill Johnston, Rod Compton, Chris Nichols and Continue reading

UDDATE-Craig City Council Petitions Due Monday

Petitions for individuals interested in running for Craig City Council in the April Election are due in the city clerk’s office at Craig City hall Monday. Candidates are required to collect a Continue reading

Ponikvar Announces Intent To Run For Mayor

ponikvarCraig City Councilman John Ponikvar has announced his intention to run for Mayor of Craig in the upcoming April election.  Current City Mayor Ray Beck who was recently elected as a Moffat County Commissioner will resign his position as Craig Mayor when he is sworn in as a Commissioner next
month.  City Councilman Kent Neilson will take over Continue reading

Ray Beck Elected Craig Mayor

Ballot-300Ray Beck is Craig’s newest mayor. Beck won the Craig mayoral election by over 160 votes in yesterday’s municipal election. He defeated Don Jones. There were seven people running for four City Council seats. It seems some didn’t get the word that Bill Johnston withdrew from the race Continue reading

Nine Running for Four Craig City Council Seats

City-Council-300So far, eight people are running for four open seats on the Craig City Council this spring. The deadline for gathering enough signatures to be put on the ballot is Friday . There will be two people running for mayor; Don Jones and Ray Beck. Their council seats will be up for grabs, as Continue reading

EPA Meeting on Carbon Emissions Rules in Craig is Tonight

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Director, Shaun McGrath will be in Craig tonight to hear from citizens, business leaders, elected officials and others about the agency’s new carbon emissions rules. The rules are unpopular to coal counties as they are projected to raise the cost of electricity, cost coal mining jobs, and Continue reading