Tag Archives: Moffat County

EPA Regional Director to Visit Moffat County

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid was one of those who got to testify before the EPA on their proposed new carbon emissions rules yesterday.  In fact, Kinkaid was first to speak.  He talked about the economic hardships the rules would place on rural Americans.  Afterward, Kinkaid met with the EPA’s Regional Administrator, Shaun McGrath, Continue reading

Area Fires Update For Sunday

fire season smallWindy conditions yesterday, combined with lightning resulted in several new fires. The Elk Springs Fire on State, Bureau of Land Management, and private land started late yesterday afternoon. Aerial and ground resources responded to the incident; however difficult access, windy conditions, and receptive fuels are making firefighting efforts Continue reading

John Rossfeld Named CEO of The Memorial Hospital

Rossfeld new photoThe Memorial Hospital (TMH) Board of Trustees announced Friday that John Rossfeld will become the Chief Executive Officer of The Memorial Hospital at Craig. The offer was finalized Friday.  Rossfeld became the Interim CEO in late January and recently announced his desire to fill the permanent position. During a meeting with community members, Rossfeld said, Continue reading

Udall-Alkali Fire

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is using the Alkali Fire to reach out to Northwest Coloradans.  Udall has constantly dodged interview requests from Wild West Radio to speak about issues that concern Northwest Colorado.  The Senator is rarely seen in Northwest Colorado, and has consistently supported measures on energy, health, Continue reading

Three Springs Fire Contained

WILDFIRECrews have contained the Three Springs Fire which was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center Monday night around 7. The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four Continue reading

Crews Battling Three Springs Fire

WILDFIREThe Three Springs Fire was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center last night around 7 p.m.  The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four miles north of Highway 40 Continue reading

Residents Encouraged to Join Rally Against EPA Rules

EPA-300The coal industry and Moffat County officials are urging residents to participate in next week’s rally for coal miners and power plant workers.  The rally will be held near the state Capitol on the 29th, the first day of hearings being held in Denver.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will lead off the first day of Continue reading

Details Emerging on Misappropriation of Advocates Funds

ADVOCATESDetails are emerging about the possible embezzlement of funds at Advocates Crisis Support Services.  In December of last year the Advocates board of directors contacted the 14th Judicial District Attorney to initiate an investigation in regard to misappropriation of funds by former associates. The case was 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

Udall Supports Rural “Listening Session” on EPA Rules

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall has written a letter to EPA Administrator Gin McCarthy asking her to hold “Public Listening Sessions” on the agency’s new Carbon Pollution Rules in a rural Colorado area.  Udall has been asked by several elected officials to support holding one of the EPA’s upcoming hearings on the rules in Moffat County.  While Continue reading

Tipton and Gardner Urge Feds to Keep Hands off Vermillion Basin

RAY OWENS AND SALLY JEWELLToday, Congressmen Scott Tipton (R-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) outlined concerns over the President’s use of the Antiquities Act to unilaterally designate large swaths lands in western states as national monuments, and warned Continue reading

Moffat County School District Releases Statement About Football Camp Allegations

moffat-co-high-2Moffat County Superintendent of Schools, Brent Curtis, has released the first public statement with regard to the allegations of hazing and possible assault that reportedly took place at a high school football camp that  was held in Evanston Wyoming June 18th through the 20th.   Continue reading