Tag Archives: Moffat

Rio Blanco And MOCO Unemployment Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

Commissioners Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

The Moffat County Commissioners have come out against the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. The commissioners passed a resolution in opposition of wolf reintroduction at their weekly meeting Tuesday. In addition to opposing wolf Continue reading

Tori Pingley To Run For County Clerk

Moffat County’s election coordinator Tori Pingley has announced she will be running for the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder position during the upcoming election. Pingley says she essentially grew up in the Clerk and Recorders office, where she first helped her Grandmother, who also served Continue reading

Mixer At MJK Ace Hardware

MJK Sales Feed and Ace Hardware will be hosting a Craig Chamber of Commerce Mixer this week. The mixer will consist of a progressive dinner, where attendees will be able to walk through the various store departments, and eat things from appetizers to deserts. People will Continue reading

Moffat County Bridge Closures

Moffat County announced closures for two area bridges last week. Due to structural issues, the walking bridge on the Kiwanis Trail at Loudy-Simpson Park will be closed until further notice. The county is asking the community to keep off the bridge while the Continue reading

New Details On City Manager Firing

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar confirmed this morning that outgoing City Manager Mike Foreman was fired due to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play. Foreman reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the play, forcing a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy to Continue reading

New Lights For Fairgrounds Arena

Moffat County will be replacing some of the stadium lights at the Moffat County Fairgrounds indoor arena. The Moffat County Commissioners approved a contract with Mountain States Electric of Craig, to replace 37 of the current lights with LED lights and fixtures. The LED lights will use less electricity and Continue reading

Millions Coming Back To NW Colorado Counties

Almost $18 million will be returned to Northwest Colorado from oil and gas lease revenue collected through 2008, to clean up the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site. Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, announced earlier this week that the Department of Interior would distribute the excess Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

Free Ask A Lawyer Sessions Thursday

The monthly ask a lawyer session will be held tomorrow in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County. Lawyers will be available to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Participants will receive a free 30 minute consultation to discuss their case.  Those cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord Continue reading

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training In Craig

The Colorado Workforce Center in Craig will be hosting free Sexual Harassment Prevention Training this week in Craig. Tina Harkness, who is an attorney from Employers Continue reading

Listen Live To Moffat County And Meeker Girls Basketball

The Moffat County and Meeker girls both won yesterday to advance in the State Tournament. The Meeker girls defeated Lyons 54-36, while the Moffat County girls beat Bishop Machbeauf 48-32. Both continue competition today, with the two games being broadcast live by Wild West Radio. The Continue reading