Tag Archives: Moffat County Commissioners

Commissioners Say No Plans to Cut Funding for Visitor’s Center

Craig-Chamber-150The Moffat County Commissioners assured Craig Chamber Director Chris Oxley earlier this week, that funding had NOT been cut for the Visitor’s Center. Oxley said she noticed there were no specific designations for the Visitor’s Center in the preliminary budget, and wanted to make sure Continue reading

Public Comment Period Ends Today for Trapper Assessment

Trapper-Mine-300The public comment period for the Trapper Environmental Assessment ends today. If you haven’t made your comment yet, you should do so by the end of the day. The comments have been deemed by local officials as equally as important as the comments gathered for the ColoWyo settlement. The Moffat County Commissioners finalized their comments at Continue reading

Kum & Go to Build Concept Store in Craig

kum & goThe Moffat County Commissioners auctioned off property surrounding the East Kum & Go in Craig on Tuesday morning. Commissioner Chuck Grobe first read a list of conditions for the sale, Continue reading

Broadband Issues Being Addressed

internetThe Craig City Council will give $12,500 toward the effort to improve broadband access in the area. The council approved the money as a partial match for an administrative grant from the Department of Local Affairs. The grant will help pay to identify gaps and inefficiencies in the current service. The Moffat County Continue reading

Cynthia Coffman to Tour Tri-State; Trapper to Gather Public Comments

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman will be in Craig later this month to tour the Tri State Generation and Transmission Craig Station. The Moffat County Commissioners made that announcement yesterday. They say Coffman will Continue reading

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