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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

Craig City Council Candidates Forum

bears-ears-tea-party-300The Bears Ears tea Party Patriots will hold a Craig City Council Candidates Forum tonight. The public is invited to the Center of Craig for tonight’s event. There are several candidates for the four open seats next month, and there are two running for Mayor. The night will offer a chance for citizens to ask questions. The forum takes Continue reading

Craig City Council Candidates List Finalized

City-Council-300The list of candidates for this year’s Craig City Council election has been set. There will be four Council seats up for grabs this year, as well as the seat of the mayor. There are two candidates for the Mayor’s seat – Don Jones and Ray Beck. There are nine candidates for the 4 open Council 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