Tag Archives: Loudy Simpson Park

Moffat County to Donate Hay to Alkali Fire Victims

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire.  The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch.  Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle.  Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading

Maybell, Loudy Simpson Parks to Get New Playground Equipment

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, last week, signed off on a grant agreement with the Department of Local Affairs, that will see new playground equipment at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig, and the community park in Maybell.  The county wasn’t able to get the grants through Great Outdoors Colorado, so instead Continue reading

Moffat County Balloon Festival Underway

hot air balloon 368x383The Moffat County Balloon Festival is under way.  Balloon launches are scheduled for 6:30 Saturday and Sunday mornings, weather permitting.  Saturday is the big day, with a pancake breakfast scheduled for 7.  At 10 people can enjoy a story hour and a chance to meet the woodcarvers who will be participating Continue reading

Moffat County Balloon Festival Takes Place This Weekend

hot air balloon 368x383The Moffat County Balloon Festival officially kicks off today.  Balloon launches are scheduled for 6:30 each morning, weather permitting.  Tomorrow is the big day, with a pancake breakfast scheduled for 7.  At 10 people can enjoy a story hour and a chance to meet the woodcarvers who will be participating in carving Continue reading

Moffat County Balloon Festival Takes Place This Weekend

hot air balloon 368x383The Moffat County Balloon Festival is this weekend at Loudy Simpson Park.  This year’s festival is packed with events for all ages, including a pie eating contest, wagon rides, a kids money pit, a treasure hunt, a coloring contest and more.  There will be balloon launches at around 6:30 Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings.  Saturday Continue reading

Commissioners Considering Changes to Concession Contract

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners will consider adding a subcontractor clause in their contract with the concession provider at the Loudy Simpson Park softball fields in the future.  The commissioners heard yesterday from an individual who has been showing up at games with an ice cream wagon, and Continue reading

Whittle the Wood Events Get Started This Afternoon

whittle-the-wood-2012Whittle the Wood Rendezvous activities begin this afternoon at Loudy Simpson Park.  Carvers are working on their creations now, and plan to be finished by tomorrow morning.  Visitors to the park can watch as the carvings take shape.  At 4 this afternoon, Dixie Leadfoot will be in concert, followed by Madison Rising at 6.  The car show cruise takes place at 7:30.  Tomorrow’s car show is being hosted by the Bear River Young Life and Continue reading

Whittle the Wood Carvers Begin Their Creations

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Carvers have started creating their pieces in preparation for the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig this weekend.  Wood carvers began their creations yesterday at Loudy Simpson Park, with the intent of finishing by Saturday morning.  The judging takes place Saturday.  There will also be live entertainment Friday and Saturday at Loudy Simpson Park.  Dixie Leadfoot plays Friday Continue reading

Firefighters Trained, Ready for Fire Season

fire-fighter-training-800The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit is fully staffed and prepared for wildland fire response. New fire recruits as well as returning firefighters have been training and refurbishing equipment since Continue reading

Commissioners Approve Bid for Sign, Send Out Letters Stating Positions

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners accepted a bid from I-C-E yesterday to put a new sign at Loudy Simpson Park.  The sign will be a digital display, similar to the one at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.  However the commissioners say this sign will be better, with more options and a better display.  It will also cost less.  The Continue reading

EMS Community Barbecue Will be Sunday in Craig

EMSMoffat County EMS Services will hold their Community Appreciation Barbecue Sunday.  The day will be filled with activities and information for kids and adults alike.  Various mascots from the different emergency service agencies will be on hand, as well as representatives from Continue reading