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Moffat County Loses Over $100K in Tax Abatements

MC Commissioners-150Moffat County lost over $100,000 yesterday in tax abatements. Both ColoWyo Coal and Trapper Coal filed tax abatements for 2012 and 2013, claiming they were taxed wrong. The difference is in washed and unwashed coal, and amounts to about $3 per ton. The error was discovered during an internal audit at Trapper. It seems the Continue reading

Meeker Advances Six to Quarterfinals at State Tournament

wrestling-#2Meeker sent 6 wrestlers to the round two of the state wrestling tournament in Denver yesterday. Hayden passed three through, Moffat County advanced 2, and North Park sent one into round two. All wrestlers who lost yesterday will try to make their way back into medal contention through wrestlebacks. Our coverage of the state Continue reading

State Wrestling Tournament Starts Today

wrestling-#2The high school state wrestling tournament starts today at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Northwest Colorado sends 21 wrestlers to state this year. Meeker is taking eight, Hayden sends five, Moffat County and Steamboat will each send three, and North Park and Rangely will each send one. 93-7/102-3 KRAI will carry live coverage of the Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Sends 21 to State Wrestling Tournament

wrestling-#2Northwest Colorado is sending three 1st place finishers and 18 others to the State Wrestling Tournament in Denver this week. Meeker’s T.J. Shelton, North Park’s Adrian Cereceres, and Moffat County’s Issik Herod won their respective regional tournaments. In all Meeker is sending eight wrestlers, Hayden sends five, Moffat Continue reading

Controlled Burn Out Of Control

BEHRMAN-FIRE2-300The Craig fire department quickly extinguished a controlled burn which got out of control Saturday morning.  The grass and sagebrush fire near Moffat County Road 64 about two miles northwest of Craig, was close to structures, but none were effected by the blaze.  Firefighters contained the fire to about an eighth of an acre in less than 15 minutes.

Water Meeting to be Held in Craig

WATER CONSERVATIONThe public is invited to Colorado’s First Conservation District’s annual meeting and banquet next week. The meeting will focus on water issues that affect Moffat County. Speakers from the Colorado Water Conservation Board, the Colorado River Water Conservation District, Moffat County’s Director Continue reading

Commissioners Vent Concerns Over Clean Power Plan

EPA-300The Moffat County Commissioners have finalized letters they’re sending to Governor Hickenlooper and the Environmental Protection Agency. The first letter is being sent by the Independence Institute, a Denver think tank. The letter urges the governor to consider the costs the EPA’s Clean Power Plan will have on the state. It Continue reading

Literacy Carnival to be Held in Craig

boys-and-girls-club2Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival later this month. There will be free books for the kids, and plenty of activities, including games and a movie. Continue reading

Newly Elected Moffat County Officials Sworn in Yesterday

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300Newly elected and re-elected officials in Moffat County were sworn into office yesterday. Moffat County Clerk and Recorder Lila Herod, County Continue reading

Options To Consider New Years Eve

NEW-YEAR-#1-300Just like the rest of the world, folks in Northwest Colorado are preparing to celebrate into the New Year tonight.  In Steamboat the traditional Torchlight Parade with fireworks will get the evening started between 5 and 5:30 before Continue reading

Moffat County Receives DOLA Grant for Shadow Mountain Project

MC Commissioners-150Moffat County has received a grant from the Department of Local Affairs for phase 2 of the Shadow Mountain water line project. A multi-million dollar project is underway to replace water lines and make improvements to curbs and gutters in the subdivision. Phase 2 of the project will begin in the spring. The amount of the grant Continue reading

Craig VFW Lunch Fundraiser For MoCo Band Programs

The Craig VFW will have a lunch fundraiser to benefit Moffat County School Bands on Saturday December 13th from 10am – 2pm.  Lunch will include a hamburger and fries for $6 with all of the proceeds donated to band programs.