Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

Parks and Wildlife Considering Changes in License Designation

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is proposing changes to the way hunting licenses are doled out. The agency is proposing to decrease the number of licenses that are awarded to out-of-state hunters. Currently 65% of the available licenses go to in-state hunters, with the other 35% going to out-of-state visitors. The Moffat County Continue reading

Elkhead Reservoir Could be Drained and Poisoned

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe Moffat County Commissioners were told yesterday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife want to talk with the Colorado River Water Conservation District about draining Elkhead Reservoir and poisoning the water to get rid of non-native fish species. The non-natives are escaping the reservoir into the Yampa River, and those fish are attacking and eating the native fish in the river. Avid fisherman Burt Continue reading

Boys and Girls Club to Take Over Lutrell Barn

boys and girls club-188The Boys and Girls Club of Craig will take over management of the Lutrell Barn. The proposal will be voted on at a later date, but the Moffat County Commissioners were agreeable to a Continue reading

Economic Sessions in Craig, Steamboat, and Meeker

economyStrengthening Economies Together, or SET, will meet next month to go over their program with a representative of the South Dakota Badlands River Region. The event provides an opportunity for anyone to learn about the SET process. It starts in Meeker September 15th with a focus group meeting. On the 16th the group will Continue reading

Commissioners Save Money Locking in Fuel Price

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners agreed yesterday to lock in their propane price from Amerigas. The commissioners will save about $13,000 over last year’s fuel costs by Continue reading

Craig City Council Turns to DOLA for Breeze Park Grant

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is trying a different tact in getting funds for a proposed improvement project at Breeze Street Park. The Council has tried and failed several times to get a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado for the project, however Great Outdoors has not fulfilled Continue reading

Moffat County to Donate Hay to Alkali Fire Victims

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire.  The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch.  Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle.  Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading

Maybell Bridge Finished Four Weeks Ahead of Schedule

MC Commissioners-150The Maybell Bridge is done.  The Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, announced that repairs to the bridge have been finished well ahead of schedule.  The commissioners expected repairs to take about 6 weeks, which was a concern for some who would be cut off from Highway 40.  Foot traffic was still Continue reading

Maybell, Loudy Simpson Parks to Get New Playground Equipment

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, last week, signed off on a grant agreement with the Department of Local Affairs, that will see new playground equipment at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig, and the community park in Maybell.  The county wasn’t able to get the grants through Great Outdoors Colorado, so instead Continue reading

Commissioners Approve Cultivation Question, Not Yet Looking at Retail

MARIJUANA-300The Moffat County Commissioners are clarifying language for the ballot question that will ask Moffat County voters whether they want the moratorium lifted on commercial marijuana grow operations.  County Attorney Rebecca Tyree brought language to the commissioners meeting yesterday.  Continue reading

Lighter Triple Crown Numbers Due to Poor Economy

triple crownTriple Crown’s presence in Moffat County was lighter this year, but it had nothing to do with the facilities.  That’s according to the Moffat County Commissioners, who say they have heard Continue reading

Tri-State Requests EPA Hearing in Moffat County

tri-state-g-tTri-State Generation and Transmission has written a letter to the EPA, asking that Continue reading