Tag Archives: Moffat County

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

Craig Man Suspect In String Of Area Burglaries

Jason TracyThe Moffat County Sheriff’s Department believe they have solved a series of burglaries.  Late last week a Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a 4-wheeler that matched the description of one that had reportedly been stolen while responding to an unrelated call.  After running the vehicle identification number and determining that it was indeed the stolen 4-wheeler, a warrant was obtained to search the rest of the property in the Jensen Subdivision on the North Side of Continue reading

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Maybell

mosquito300Moffat County will conduct aerial mosquito spraying in the Maybell area this week. The spraying is scheduled to begin Wednesday and will take place through Sunday, weather permitting. Moffat County monitors mosquito traps throughout the county and schedules aerial spraying for the Continue reading

Memorial Hospital Purchasing Land Near Walmart

The Memorial HospitalThe Memorial Hospital is purchasing 2 lots adjacent to highway 40 near the Walmart in Craig. Memorial Hospital representative Jennifer Riley says the board will reveal their plans for Continue reading

“13 Ways” Presentation And Meeting Considered A Success

13-coverThe “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” presentation and the following community meeting were considered a success by the Moffat County Commissioners and Craig Mayor Ray Beck. During yesterday’s Moffat County Commissioners meeting, all expressed pleasure with the events. 150 people turned out for the presentation Thursday night, and 75 Continue reading

UPDATE: ATV Accident Near Craig Sends Three To The Hospital

moffat-county-sheriff-300An adult female and two juveniles, a 5 year old male and a 13 year old female, were taken to The Memorial Hospital following a 4 wheeler accident Saturday. The male was flown out on flight for life. The two females were treated for minor injuries. All three involved in the accident were from the area. The accident occurred north-east of Craig near Moffat County Road 70. According to a representative Continue reading

UPDATE: Meeting To Discuss “13 Ways” Presentation Friday

13-coverDoug Griffiths, the author of “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” will be in Craig Thursday night to make a presentation about his book. The title is actually the opposite of the message of the book which is to help those in rural communities, understand the challenges small communities face and offer solutions that will impact the community in a positive way. The event is free, and  will be held at Moffat County High School, the first 50 people in the auditorium will receive a free autographed copy of the book. Prior to the presentation there will be a free barbecue, also at the High School, from 5 to 6. Friday  a follow up meeting will be held to discuss the presentation, utilizing Griffiths book as a blueprint, to formulate goals to Continue reading

Better Internet Coming To Moffat County?

broadband towerAs part of the quest to increase the City of Craig and Moffat County’s broadband capacity, the Craig City Council commissioned a broadband planning study at their Tuesday meeting. The study will be preformed by NEO Connect from Glenwood Springs. According to their website NEO Connect is at the forefront of broadband innovation, from planning to execution. Craig Mayor Ray Beck said the study, which will cost Continue reading

Moffat County Drunk Drivers Beware

DUIThere will be a DUI saturation patrol this weekend in Moffat County. The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will combine efforts to find and prevent drivers operating vehicles while impaired by drugs or alcohol. 200 people have Continue reading

Groups Look To Eradicate Dandelions From Schools

dandelionAt their meeting last night the Moffat County School Board agreed to combine efforts with the County and the city of Craig to eliminate the dandelions that have infested many of the school yards around the district. The plan is to spray the dandelions and seed the fields in the next week or two. Continue reading