Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

County Receives Form Letter Response from BLM over Sage Grouse Plan

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners are upset about a letter they received from the Federal Office of the BLM, regarding the agency’s Sage Grouse Management Plan. The commissioners have said since the BLM and Forest Service revealed their plans, that the agencies dismissed the concerns and ideas of all cooperating agencies Continue reading

Dinosaur Anniversary Recognized by U.S. Senate

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), along with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), announced yesterday that the Senate has passed a resolution they introduced recognizing the 100th anniversary of Dinosaur National Monument and designating Continue reading

Moffat County LMD Special Meeting to be Held Monday

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday to talk about the implementation of a Local Marketing District. The idea was conceived by those that Continue reading

Moffat County Looking for People to Serve on EMS Reserve Unit

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300Moffat County EMS officials are working on putting together an EMS Reserve Unit. The Unit would be comprised of those with experience working in medical services, but are not affiliated with current services. That Continue reading

Moffat County’s Kelly Pierce Named State Labor Department’s Employee of the Year

colorado-workforce-center-3The Craig Workforce Center’s Kelly Pierce has received a huge honor from the Colorado Department of Labor. Pierce was recently Continue reading

WWII Memorial in Store for Craig

sculptureA World War 2 veterans’ memorial is in the works for Craig. The Moffat County Commissioners listened to a proposal regarding the memorial earlier this week. The memorial would be a sculpture of a soldier, but where it would be displayed is still a matter of discussion. The VFW would like to see it placed in Craig City Park, but nothing has been decided yet. The cost of the Continue reading

Craig Elks Suffering Declining Enrollment

elksThe Craig Elks Lodge is looking for members. The club’s Frank Sadvar showed up to the Moffat County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, and said they are experiencing declining enrollment, along with most other civic organizations. Sadvar said in the ’70’s, their membership boasted over 700 members. Today they have 77, and the average age of the members is around 73. He said Continue reading

EA for South Taylor Pit to be Released Monday

coloyowAn announcement is expected Friday from the Office of Surface Mining, that will declare the office has completed the Environmental Assessment for the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Coal Mine. That’s according to the Moffat County Continue reading

Jewell to Meet with Commissioners Tonight

JEWELLInterior Secretary Sally Jewell will meet with Moffat County Commissioners tonight in Glenwood Springs. Jewell is taking a rafting trip in Glenwood, and has agreed to meet with the commissioners over the ColoWyo Mine lawsuit. Jewell refused to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the Office of Surface Mining redo an Environmental Assessment for the mine’s South Continue reading

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