Tag Archives: Moffat County Fairgrounds

Journey of Hope to Pass Through Craig this Week

JOURNEY OF HOPEThe Journey of Hope will once again pass through Craig. The Journey of Hope is a cross-country bicycling trek that raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Every cyclist commits to raising at least $5,500 in order to take part. The Journey of Hope is expected to Continue reading

OSM Meeting Draws Large Crowd

osmIf you didn’t make it to last night’s meeting to make your comments to the Office of Surface Mining, regarding the Environmental Assessment being conducted on the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo, you still have a chance to make your voice heard. Last night’s meeting at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Continue reading

Residents Urged to Attend OSM Meeting in Craig Today

osmThose planning to go to the Office of Surface Mining’s meeting this afternoon in Craig won’t be given an opportunity to comment on an open microphone. Instead, those that show up will be able to talk to individual representatives on a more intimate level, about the issues surrounding Continue reading

OSM Taking Public Comment on ColoWyo Tomorrow

osmNorthwest Colorado residents are reminded to stop by the Moffat County Fairgrounds tomorrow to submit a public comment regarding ColoWyo Coal Mine. The Office of Surface Mining will be in Craig tomorrow to gather that public input. A federal judge ruled last month that the office didn’t Continue reading

Meetings in Craig this Week Focused on ColoWyo and Sage Grouse

coloyowbears-ears-tea-party-300Two meetings will be held in Craig this week to talk about plans the federal government has for Northwest Colorado. Wednesday, Continue reading

Meeting to Discuss Sage Grouse Plans Scheduled for Craig

sage_grouse-300Moffat County land owners are encouraged to attend a meeting to discuss recently released federal land management plans. The BLM and U.S. Forest Service have introduced their federal land use plans that they hope will keep the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. The plans have been met with scorn Continue reading

Hundreds Show up to ColoWyo Meeting in Craig

coloyowNearly 800 people showed up to last night’s public meeting to discuss the ColoWyo situation. Representatives of Tri-State and ColoWyo gave an update on the lawsuit, including detailing its history and the struggles they will face in the future. The theme of Continue reading

Another Meeting Planned to Discuss ColoWyo

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEA third meeting has now been set up to discuss the ColoWyo situation. The Steamboat Institute has scheduled a meeting for June 17th to talk about the future of the mine. Continue reading

WildEarth Guardians Say Coal is the Ultimate Target

coloyowA community meeting will be held tomorrow night to discuss the ColoWyo situation. WildEarth Guardians, an environmental group, sued the Office of Surface Mining over ColoWyo’s permits for their current operations. Continue reading

ColoWyo Meeting with OSM Changes Venue

osmThe upcoming public meeting to be held by the Office of Surface Mining in Craig has been moved from the Center of Craig, to the Grandstands building at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The meeting is being held to gather public input on the environmental impacts of ColoWyo’s South Taylor Continue reading

Bonfils to Hold Blood Drive in Craig Today

BLOOD-DRIVE2Bonfils Blood Center will conduct a blood drive today at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The blood drive is sponsored by the Craig Chamber of Commerce. Those that plan to give are encouraged to eat a full meal and drink plenty of water before donating. They also say you should give yourself an hour for the entire process. Bonfils will be set up in the fairgrounds Pavilliion from 12:30 to 6 today. If you would like to learn more, call (303) 363-2300.

Craig Relay-4-Life is Tonight

RELAY-FOR-LIFE-300The Craig Relay 4 Life takes place tonight at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Participants will walk to raise awareness and funds for the fight against cancer. Cancer survivors, patients, supporters, and caregivers will all take part in a shortened event. Organizers say they are Continue reading