Tag Archives: Moffat County

Fire In Moffat County At Natural Gas Condensate Station

Condensate TanksNo one was injured in a fire at a condensate station in the Powder Wash area of Moffat County. The fire that occurred Monday afternoon  may have involved as many at 3 condensate tanks, which are also referred to as drip tanks. The tanks collect and store light-crude Continue reading

High Hopes For Local Wrestlers At Regional Tournaments

wrestling-1In preparation for the regional wrestling tournaments coming up this weekend, “On The Mat Rankings” has broken down the individual state rankings by region. The top four finishers at each regional competition will move on to the state tournament beginning February 18th. 25 Area wrestlers are ranked in the top four heading into the regional tournaments this Friday and Saturday. Meeker, the number 3 ranked 2A team in Colorado, has 10 Continue reading

Moffat County Acknowledges Human Trafficking And Stalking Awareness

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday to make January “Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month” in Moffat County. The proclamations were presented to the Commissioners by Members of “Advocates Crisis Support Services” of Craig. Human trafficking awareness month provides an opportunity to Continue reading

Wrestling – Moffat County vs Meeker Tonight

wrestling-1A big crowd is expected for tonight wrestling dual when the Moffat County Bulldogs host the Meeker Cowboys. The Bulldogs who have seen great improvement this year will have their have all they can handle with the Cowboys. Meeker is currently the number three ranked 2-A team in Colorado. Two Continue reading

Improvements Possible For Elk Head Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNAt their regular meeting this week the Craig City Council agreed to extend the City’s lease agreement with the Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain and provide assistance to the area around Elk Head Reservoir. The lease requires Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain the facilities, provide recreational assistance by supplying park rangers and law enforcement, and to add infrastructure to the area as they see fit. The terms of the agreement are for 20 years, with the Continue reading

Moffat County Questions Dues To Craig Chamber

Craig-Chamber-150The Craig Chamber of Commerce and the Moffat County Commissioners were at odds yesterday as to whether or not Moffat County can legally continue as a member of the Craig Chamber. The issue stems from an email sent by the Chamber to its members that advocated supporting the cultivation of medical marijuana in Moffat County. The information in the email was in reference to a Continue reading

Area Children Invited To Perform In Red Riding Hood

redhood2The Missoula Children’s Theatre will return to Craig again this year. Local kindergarten through 8th grade students are invited to audition for the stage play this Monday afternoon between 4 and 6 at the Moffat County High School Auditorium. Students do not have school that day. A bus will deliver any children Continue reading

Highway 13 Rollover North Of Craig

IMG_6870 editIMG_6883 editA single vehicle accident 2 miles north of Craig on highway 13 early Sunday morning resulted in one person being taken by ambulance to the Hospital. Icy conditions are believed to have contributed to the accident, Continue reading

Craig Coldest In The State Overnight

weather-cold-tempSince yesterday mostly clear skies and dropping temperatures are over most of Colorado. Last night the coldest readings in the State were in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties.  The lowest reading in Colorado was taken at the Moffat County Airport where the low was 25 below zero at Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Has 23 Wrestlers Ranked This Week

wrestling-#2The new “On the Mat” Wrestling Rankings have the Meeker Cowboys ranked as the number 3 wrestling team in 2A. On The Mat provides weekly wrestling rankings for teams and individuals in all weight classes. There are an increasing number of Northwest Colorado individuals listed in the week 3 rankings. Meeker has 7 wrestlers Continue reading

Moffat County and Meeker Each Place Three At Warrior Wrestling

wrestling-1Moffat County and Meeker were in Grand Junction at the Warrior Classic.  As a team Moffat County placed 10th.   Individually Stelios Peroulis took 1st, Mikinzie Klimper took 4th and Hugo Hernandez took 5th.   Team Meeker placed 5th with  TJ Shelton taking 1st and was named outstanding wrestler of the Continue reading

4-H Open House Tonight In Craig

4-hThe Moffat County Extension Office is holding their 4-H open house tonight in Craig.  The open house is to help new and old 4-H members and their families to learn more about 4-H and the opportunities that are available to you through the Moffat County 4-H program. The 4-H Open house will give those interested the opportunity to meet the Extension staff, club and project leaders, and the 4-H council and junior leaders. There will also be an opportunity Enroll in 4-H for the 2016 year.  Tonight’s 4-H Open house will be from 6 to 8 at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion