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Craig City Manager Firing Now Official

The Craig City Council voted 6 to 1 at a special meeting yesterday, to make the firing of City Manager Mike Foreman official. The City announced the firing early last week, but due to procedural issues, a formal vote had to be held to conform to Colorado Law. Foreman firing was partially attributed to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play earlier this month, when Foreman got into a verbal altercation with a woman at the play. Craig Mayor John Ponikvar said the incident caused the majority of the council to lose Continue reading

New Details On City Manager Firing

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar confirmed this morning that outgoing City Manager Mike Foreman was fired due to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play. Foreman reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the play, forcing a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy to Continue reading

Craig City Council Fires City Manager

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar announced in an email last night that the City Council had terminated the employment of Craig City Manager Mike Foreman. According to the email, the City Council will begin a search for his replacement in the near future, with City Continue reading

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

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