Tag Archives: local economy

Report Finds EPA Knew of Spill Potential

EPA-300An internal government investigation has found that federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a blowout from a Colorado mine. The disclosure was contained in documents released yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Investigators concluded that EPA and state regulators underestimated how Continue reading

Moffat County Team Proposes Hiring “Champion”

nacoThe team of Moffat County Representatives that participated in the National Association of Counties’ Innovation Continue reading

Bennet Writes Letter Supporting ColoWyo Jobs

coloyowColorado Senator Michael Bennet has written a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, supporting Moffat County in its efforts to keep the ColoWyo Mine open. A federal judge ruled earlier this month that the Office of Surface Continue reading

WildEarth Guardians Think Craig Residents are Clueless

wildearthThe environmental group WildEarth Guardians has issued a statement that seems to indicate Craig residents are clueless when it comes to the group’s lawsuit against ColoWyo mine. The group has sued the mine over its expansion project that took place eight years ago, saying the Office of Surface Mining issued mining permits for the Continue reading

Public Meetings on Economic Diversification to be Set Next Week

coalThe Craig team that went to Kentucky to learn ideas on diversifying the local economy will soon bring those ideas to the public. The team, which included local community leaders and government representatives, was one of just a few Continue reading

Soos and Moe Address Area Concerns in Forum

Ballot-300Frank Moe and Tom Soos were the focus of a Candidates Forum put on last night by 93-7/102-3 KRAI, 55 Country, and the Craig Daily Press.  The two answered several questions regarding their qualifications, work experience, and vision for the county.  When asked about Continue reading