Tag Archives: Moffat County

MOCO Schools To Move To 4-Day Week?

Moffat County Superintendent David Ulrich released information this week detailing the budgetary process for the 2017-2018 school year. Ulrich spent his first year as superintendent gathering information from parents and staff.  Out of those conversations two priorities emerged as areas of focus for next year.  First, the district will Continue reading

State Wrestling Day One Results

Moffat County:
106 Karson Cox lost 11-4
113 Daniel Caddy won 5-1
120 Chris Moschetti lost 9-2
152 Drake Zimmerman lost fall
170 Miki Klimper won pin Continue reading

UPDATED-Missing Snowmobiler Found

Search and rescue crews were able to locate 61 year old Chris Zigler of Baggs Monday morning, after he did not return from a Sunday snowmobiling excursion. Zigler was by himself riding his snowmobile yesterday in the northeast corner of Moffat County near Bakers Peak. Zigler was reported missing around 2 Monday morning.  He Continue reading

Area Wrestlers Excel At Regional Tourneys

Moffat County upset the number 3 ranked 3A team, Centauri, by decisively winning the regional wrestling tournament in Buena Vista over the weekend.  11 Bulldog wrestlers placed at the tournament.  8 of them will advance to the State Tournament which gets underway this Thursday Continue reading

Free Tax Filing Help Available

Income tax filing assistance will be available for those who qualify this week in Craig. The Moffat County United Way and the Department of Social Services will hold Volunteer Income Tax Assistance this Thursday and Friday in the Bell Tower building at CNCC. Trained volunteers will be available to provide free confidential assistance with Federal and Continue reading

City Of Craig Race Is On


Eight people will vie for three open City Council seats during the April Election in Craig. Kent Nielson, Tony Bohrer, and Jarrod Ogden will all seek re-election to the board and will run against Andrea Camp, Bill Johnston, Rod Compton, Chris Nichols and Continue reading

MOCO Emergency Manager To Be Part Time

In an their ongoing effort to reduce expenses, The Moffat County Commissioners have changed the County Emergency Manager Position from full to part time. The commissioners Continue reading

Funeral For Darrell Snow Tuesday

The funeral for Darrell Snow, the Moffat County Road and Bridge employee who died last week will be Tuesday. Snow was killed in an accident Thursday at Continue reading

Identity Of Man Who Died At Landfill Released

The identity of the man who died Thursday morning at the Moffat County Landfill has been released by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.  Moffat County Road and Bridge employee 58 year old Continue reading

Moffat County Seeks Board Members

Applications are being accepted to fill 28 seats on 12 different boards in Moffat County. Seats are open on the Airport Advisory board, Area Council on Aging, the Land Use Board, and Continue reading

YVYP Christmas Party Thursday Night

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals will host their holiday Christmas Party Thursday night in Craig. All who attend are asked to wear an ugly Christmas sweater, and bring an ugly Christmas ornament or a white elephant gift for the gift exchange. The cost is free for YVYP members and $5 for guests. The party Continue reading

Taxes Going Up In Craig?

taxesBudget woes continue for the City of Craig and Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners approved the budget for 2017 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The County will have nearly $37.5 million dollars to spend this year which is $6 million less than in 2016. The falling numbers are partially due to declining property values. 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. Declining property taxes and other factors have put a strain on the county’s budget for next year and the foreseeable future. Because of these budget constraints, the Commissioners expect they will have to make additional cuts to county services in the future. The Craig City Council is Continue reading