Tag Archives: Moffat County

Fundraiser For Substance Abuse Program

substance-abuse2There will be a fundraiser this weekend at the McDonalds in Craig, to benefit the Substance Abuse Prevention Program, in Craig and Moffat County. All proceeds will go towards Continue reading

MOCO To Stick With Medical Clinic Opperater

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners accepted a unanimous recommendation from the County’s Employee Health Insurance Board at their weekly meeting yesterday to continue with CareHere, a company based in Nashville Tennessee, that currently Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Domestic Violence Seminar Tuesday

stop-domestic-violence-logoAs part of Domestic Violence awareness month in Moffat County, a domestic violence community awareness event will take place Tuesday in Craig.  National and local domestic violence experts will Continue reading

Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance

LEAPApplications can now be filled out for the 2016, 2017, Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LEAP. LEAP provides financial assistance to low income households to help them deal with their winter heating costs. The program runs from the first of November through the end of April. If you received LEAP last year, an application will be sent to you in the mail. If you have not participated in LEAP in the past, but believe you may qualify for the benefits, applications can be picked up at the Moffat Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioner Candiadates Discuss Issues

mcc-forum-2016-photoWednesday nights Moffat County Commissioner Forum was well attended with almost 100 in attendance. District 1 challengers Andrea  Camp, Don Cook and incumbent John Kinkaid along with District 2 candidate Ray Beck, answered questions pertaining to economic challenges in Moffat County, private land and water rights and ballot issues. The candidates also laid out their plans for economic development and diversification. You can listen to the entire forum Continue reading

MOCO 2017 Budget Down $6 Million

budget-cuts-300The Moffat County Commissioners approved the preliminary budget for 2017 at their weekly meeting yesterday. The County will have nearly $6 Million less to spend in 2017 than in 2016, partially due to falling property values in the county. Since 2011, property values in Moffat County have fallen by nearly $80 million, resulting in an 18% drop in property taxes collected over that time period. The falling property taxes and Continue reading

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