Tag Archives: Moffat County

Hiring Freeze Instituted For Moffat County

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300To help deal with future budget constraints in Moffat County, a county hiring freeze was instituted by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The Continue reading

Deadline To Save The Luttrell Barn Extended

LUTTRELL BARNThe deadline to save the Luttrell Barn from demolition was extended yesterday by the Moffat County Commissioners.  The Save the Barn Committee now has until April 1st to secure the funds to make repairs and maintain the barn. As requested, the committee Continue reading

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

salvation army bell ringerThe Salvation Army in Craig is looking for volunteer bell ringers for the Christmas season.  Any businesses, organizations, individuals, or families can volunteer to ring bells in pairs or as individuals. All proceeds collected by the bell ringers will go to help needy families in Craig Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol In Moffat County

DUIThe Colorado State Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies, will be working together over the Thanksgiving weekend to conduct a DUI saturation patrol in Moffat County. During the patrol, they will be looking to take intoxicated drivers off the road. Of the 108 traffic injuries investigated this year by Colorado State Patrol in Continue reading

One Injured In Friday Morning Rollover

roll-over-300One person was injured after a car rolled Friday morning on Highway 13 North of Craig. The accident occurred a little before 6 near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 3. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. The only passenger involved was transported to Continue reading

Poacher Fined $11,0000 For Killing Trophy Elk

antlersA poacher from the Denver Metro Area was ordered to pay $11,000 in fines earlier this week, for illegally killing a trophy quality bull elk in Northwest Colorado, in November of last year. A man reported seeing 42 year old Agapito Alarid shoot the elk in Game Management Unit 2, located in the Northwest corner of Moffat County. Alarid did not have a license Continue reading

Winter Weather On Its Way

winter-weather-#1Winter weather is coming. The entire area will be under a winter storm warning tomorrow morning through tomorrow night. The mountains are expected to have up to ten inches of snow, with lower elevations seeing between 1 and 5 inches. A strong cold front will move in with the storm, with highs Continue reading

Visitors Center On The Move

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Tourism Association will be moving their Visitors Center from the Centennial Mall to the Remax building at the intersection of Victory Way and Yampa beginning next month. The Moffat County Commissioners approved the lease for Continue reading

Commissioners Approve Budget For LMD

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The preliminary budget for the Craig and Moffat County Local Marketing District was approved by the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday. The budget now must be Continue reading

Celebrate Veterans Day Today

veterans-dayToday is Veterans Day. There are many events and activities for veterans in Northwest Colorado Friday, to thank vets for their service to our country and our way of life. Veterans and current active duty military will receive free entrance Friday at all Colorado State Parks. They will still have to purchase hunting, camping, and fishing licenses if they plan on participating in those activities. Moffat County High Continue reading

Bulldog Basketball At The Pepsi Center

bulldog 3The Moffat County Boys and Girls basketball teams will play their first district games against Coal Ridge at the Pepsi Center on December 23rd.  Those game take place before the Nuggets – Atlanta Hawks game.  Moffat County team members will be out in the community today through Thursday to solicit financial Continue reading

MOCO Social Services Doing An “Excellent Job” Processing Medicaid Applications

healthfirstco_logofinal_cmykAccording to the State of Colorado, 100% of the Medicaid applications filed since April by The Moffat County Social Services Department, have met state requirements for timeliness. Marc Williams from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, says that county Continue reading