Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

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

C-DOT to Resurface Bridge in Phippsburg

C-DOTNext week, the Colorado Department of Transportation will start a bridge rehabilitation project on State Highway 131 over the Yampa River. The relatively short work zone is located Continue reading

M.C. Sheriff Asks for Donations for Fireworks Display

FIREWORKS-3-300Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume reported to the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday that the Craig Fire Board is in a time crunch for ordering fireworks for Craig’s 4th of July celebration. The board typically spends about $8,000 on the display. Last year, the board was running short, but after donations from the public and small Continue reading

Commissioners Fight Rumors About Shadow Mountain Project

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe Moffat County Commissioners reiterated yesterday that Shadow Mountain residents will NOT have to pay off the entirety of the water and sewer line improvements by the end of the year. According to Commissioner Chuck Grobe, a rumor keeps resurfacing on Facebook that claims Continue reading

Community Input Sought for Moffat County Economic Diversification Team

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners recently announced the County had won its way into a workshop for coal-reliant counties. The workshop will be held in Kentucky later this month. The Moffat County team will consist of local government and economic development representatives, and will focus on diversifying the Continue reading

Ponikvar Named Citizen of the Year

state-of-moffat-county-300Corrie Ponikvar is the 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Citizen of the Year. The announcement was made at last night’s State of Moffat County. The honor comes a day after being recognized by the Moffat County Commissioners, who proclaimed March 31st as Corrie Ponikvar Day in Moffat County at their regular board meeting Continue reading

March 31st is Corrie Ponikvar Day

MC Commissioners-150March 31st is now known as Corrie Ponikvar Day in Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners made the proclamation yesterday during their regular board meeting. Ponikvar recently made the decision to retire from the Moffat County United Way, her last day being March 31st. Commissioner Chuck Grobe choked Continue reading