Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

Tipton in Craig and Steamboat Monday and Tuesday

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Craig and Steamboat this week to meet with residents, local officials and business leaders. Tipton visits Craig Monday morning to talk with the Moffat County Commissioners about issues important to the area, such as sage grouse, water, EPA regulations and the ColoWyo Mine. He’ll Continue reading

Commissioners Set to Submit Protest Over Sage Grouse Plans

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners are applying the final touches to their protest of federal plans to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. The BLM and U.S. Forest Service were supposed to be working with local and state partners, when coming up with their plans, however, none of the cooperating Continue reading

Tipton to Visit Craig and Steamboat Next Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton will be in Craig and Steamboat next week to hold a number of events. On Monday, Tipton will start his day with a meeting with the Moffat County Commissioners to provide a legislative update and discuss issues important to Moffat County, including the Colowyo Mine, the PILT (pilt) program, Sage Continue reading

9th Street in Shadow Mountain to Re-open Next Week

shadow mountain village meeting-150 edit9th Street, from Finley Lane through the Shadow Mountain neighborhood, will re-open next week. At this week’s Moffat County Commissioners meeting, the county’s Roy Tipton said re-paving on 9th will take place tomorrow and Saturday, and the road should be open again early next Continue reading

Moffat County Becomes Participant in EA Process

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, signed an agreement to become a participant in the Environmental Assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Mine. The Office of Continue reading

Federal Plans Draw Negative Response

sage_grouse-300Lawmakers and others are speaking out against the plans submitted by the U.S. Forest Service and BLM that are intended to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. Congressman Scott Tipton, Senator Cory Gardner, and Western Energy Alliance all issued statements regarding the plans yesterday Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Say Hickenlooper is in Their Corner

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300The Moffat County Commissioners say they are confident Colorado’s governor will stick up for them when it comes to both Sage Grouse issues, and the federal ruling on ColoWyo Mine’s expansion. Commissioner Chuck Grobe yesterday said their meeting with Governor Hickenlooper on Tuesday went well.  The Continue reading

Moffat County Gets Good and Bad News About Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners have gotten good and bad news regarding sage grouse over the last week or so. The good news came from the State Land Board. The board has been ordered to put 10% of the three million acres it owns into a trust for further protection. There were three separate parcels in Moffat County nominated for Continue reading

Saturday is Armed Forces Day

armed forcesMay 16th is U.S. Armed Forces Day. The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday approved a proclamation brought to them by the Augusta Willihan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. There will be a special concert Saturday night in observation of the day. 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

Sheriff Confirms Heroin in Moffat County

heroinMoffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume told an audience at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday that heroin is being seen more and more often in the community. Hume was answering a question posed by Commissioner Continue reading

Public Invited to National Day of Prayer Celebration Tomorrow

prayerTomorrow is the National Day of Prayer. The Moffat County Commissioners made a proclamation last month supporting celebration of the day. The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Continue reading