Tag Archives: Moffat County

Fire Closes Highway 40 Between Dinosaur and Skull Valley

U.S. Highway 40 has been closed between Dinosaur and Skull Valley (at 3:30pm Monday) because of the Dead Dog Fire burning to within ¼ mile of the highway. Rio Blanco County Road 1 is also closed and the small community of Blue Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Thompson Hill

A single vehicle rollover accident occurred around six this morning on Moffat County Road 107 on Thompson Hill, near the landfill. The driver, 27-year-old Leonal Ramos Arroyo of Fort Collins, was the only person involved in the incident.  As Arroyo was outside the Continue reading

MOCO Joins Law Suit Concerning Sage Grouse

Moffat County has joined a lawsuit against the BLM regarding its plan for Greater Sage Grouse management in Northwest Colorado. At their meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement with Garfield, Jackson, and Rio Blanco counties to split the litigation expenses for the lawsuit. Garfield County will cover the majority of the Continue reading

Day Of Prayer Gatherings In Craig And Steamboat

Thursday is the National Day of Prayer and people will gather in Craig and Steamboat to participate. A group will congregate outside the Moffat County Court House from noon to Continue reading

Tanner Sholes Found And Arrested

Following a two week search, 34-year-old Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig was arrested yesterday by the Moffat County Sheriffs Department. Sholes was wanted by the Hayden Police Department on multiple charges including vehicular assault and child abuse. Sholes is currently being held at the Routt County Jail awaiting his bond Continue reading

MOCO To Change Bid Process After Confusion

The county will be adjusting the language contained within their Request for Proposals, after the bidding process to re-roof the Moffat County Library went awry . The County utilizes the website PublicPurchase.com as a way to convey project information to Continue reading

Assistant To Be Hired For CMEDP

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed at their meetings Tuesday, to help fund an assistant position for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. An assistant will allow CMEDP Director Michelle Balleck to focus more on improving the area’s broadband Continue reading

Moffat County Weed And Pest Workshop

There will be a weed and pest workshop on Monday May 15th at the CSU Extension office in Craig. Topics to be covered include weed management Continue reading

Pick A Dish Tonight

The annual Horizons’ Pick A Dish fundraiser is Thursday night in Craig.  For the event, Horizons pairs local restaurants with Horizons program members to create and serve a food item, which competes with others for votes from the public and judges.  The public votes with cash Continue reading

Man Dies After Craig Altercation

Craig Police are investigating an altercation that lead to the death of one of those involved. Police received report of a man performing CPR on someone outside the Travel-O-Tel around 2:40 Thursday morning. 36-year-old Raymond Terrill, of Ozark Missouri,was transported from the motel, on the east end of Craig, to the hospital where he Continue reading

Dino National Monument Island Park/Rainbow Park Roads Closed

Dinosaur Monument staff and engineers from the Federal Highway Administration recently assessed the Island Park and Rainbow Park roads to determine the extent of the damage caused by flooding over the winter. The assessment was done to assist in determining immediate fixes that could allow the road to reopen and longer term solutions Continue reading

Commissioners Approve ColoWyo’s Collom Pit

The Moffat County Commissioners amended the conditional use permit for the ColoWyo mine at their meeting yesterday, which will allow the company to move forward with developing and mining the Collom pit.  The Collom expansion was approved by the federal Continue reading