Tag Archives: Moffat County

No On Street Parking As Shadow Mtn. Project Wraps Up

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe 3rd and final phase of the Shadow Mountain Subdivision project is expected to conclude this week.  Tuesday through Thursday crews will be working extended hours from 6am to Midnight to compete paving before winter.  On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week there will be no Continue reading

Moffat County Memorializes WW II Soldiers

craig-colorado-wwii-soldier-1-1Efforts to erect a memorial to the Moffat County soldiers killed during the 2nd World War will become reality this week when the memorial will be set just north of the Craig VFW.  Topping off the memorial will be a full size bronze of a World War 2 foot soldier.  The bronze will be set on a four sided granite pedestal base.  Engraved into the base of the pedestal will be the names of the 30 soldiers from Moffat Continue reading

Military Night At MCHS Football Game

militarynightFriday night is Military night at Moffat County High School. The High School and the Craig Community Pride organization will be honoring our military and area Veterans during tonight’s football game between Continue reading

MOCO Sheriff Looking For Information On Drowning

Trystan CampbellThe Moffat County Sheriff’s office is looking for information related to the death of 18 year old Trystan Campbell, who drowned in the Yampa River near Loudy Simpson Park in early July.  Alcohol consumption is thought to have been a contributing factor in his death.  The Sheriffs Department is primarily looking for information on how Campbell Continue reading

Time Running Out To Register For Softball Tournament

YVYPThursday is the final day to register for the Yampa Valley Young Professionals “Balls Out” co-ed softball tournament. The tournament starts Saturday with pool play, followed by a single elimination tournament Sunday. The cost is $150 per team, all participants must be 18 years or older, or 14 and older with Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Planned For 2017

swingin bridgePlans to repair Swinging Bridge on Moffat County Road 83 in Browns park took a big step forward last week after the Colorado Department of Local Affairs approved Moffat County’s request for a $760,000 grant to repair and improve the bridge. Swinging Bridge has been open only to foot traffic for the last two years. During that time, the Moffat Continue reading

Balloon Fest And Car Show Tomorrow

MC Balloon Fest 2016-229 copyThe Moffat County Balloon Festival and Colorado Cruiser’s Car Show is Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. About two dozen hot air balloons are scheduled to take to the air and over 100 hot rods, classic, collector and muscle cars, motorcycles and trucks will be displayed. Saturdays activities start Continue reading

Board Members Selected For Local Marketing District

economySeven people have been selected to represent Craig and Moffat County to be on the Local Marketing District Board. Appointed wednesday night were; Dave DeRose , Tammy Fager , Dave Flemming, Kirstie McPherson, Roger Richmond and Vick Updike. A seventh person, David Heinrich, will represent the Town of Dinosaur. When reached for comment, nominee Kirstie McPherson says that based on the feedback she has Continue reading

National Night Out Tuesday

national night out 2016Local Law enforcement agencies, health and welfare providers, firefighters and social service agencies will be among those be gathering at the McDonalds in Craig Tuesday night to participate in “National Night Out”. “National Night Out” is a program that promotes community safety and awareness, by providing the public crime prevention techniques Continue reading

Poachers Sentenced For Killing Trophy Mule Deer

Mule Deer AntlersThe final individual involved in the poaching of a trophy class mule deer at a ranch south of Craig in 2014, was sentenced in a Moffat county court earlier this month. 60 year old outfitter Danny Jeffcoat from Hamilton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a forged instrument, and was sentenced Continue reading

Fire Near Elkhead

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a small fire on Moffat County Road 29 near Elkhead Reservoir around five last night. The fire started due to heat from a swather that was being used during a haying operation. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, it took the Moffat County Fire Department about half Continue reading

Craig Group To Talk Recreational Marijuana

grow craigA meeting has been scheduled in Craig this week, to allow the public to discuss and receive information about the recreational marijuana industry. A group calling itself Grow Craig, that is attempting to get a Continue reading