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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

City Council Election Forum Wednesday

The Craig City Council Election Forum will be held Wednesday night in Craig. Candidates for city council will answer questions on proposed use tax, the sales tax increase, recreational Continue reading

Craig City Council Election Forum Wednesday

The Craig City Council Election Forum will be held this week. Tony Bohrer and Jarrod Ogden are seeking re-election and running against Andrea Camp, Bill Johnston, Rod Compton, Chris Nichols and Dave DeRose with Councilmen John Ponikvar and Joe Bird vying for Mayor. The Seven City Council candidates and the two Mayoral candidates 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

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

Beck Says Goodbye To Council, Thanks Community

beck-farewellCraig Mayor Ray Beck bid an emotional farewell to the Council and thanked members of the community at his final meeting as Mayor last night. Beck expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to represent Craig as an elected official and says that 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

Moffat County and Craig Leaders Address Future Closing Of Unit 1

Craig_StationThe Moffat County Commissioners along with the Craig City Council and Craig Mayor Ray Beck have released a joint statement regarding the announced closure of Craig Station Unit 1.  While they expressed their  disappointed in the closure, they are pleased to have time to prepare for its effects. They acknowledged that closing Craig Station Unit 1 will Continue reading

Outside Firm To Be Utilized In Craig City Manager Search

city of craigThe Craig City Council’s decision to hire an outside firm to help with their search for a new City Manager is moving ahead. The Council is considering a number of firms at this time. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck, three of the firms stand out. The council will review the 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

Ray Beck Elected Craig Mayor

Unofficial vote totals for the Craig municipal election:

For Mayor:

Ray Beck – 969
Don Jones – 805

For Craig City Council: top 4 elected

John Ponkivar – 1232
Joe Bird – 1095
Derek Duran – 1052
Kent Nielson – 994
Liane Davis-Kling – 870
Matt Winey – 630
Marilynn Hill – 451