Tag Archives: Moffat

Woman Falls To Her Death In Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryA 72 year old woman fell to her death in Dinosaur National Park Monday night. The woman, who was on a private raft trip, is believed to have wandered up a hill, away from her campsite, where she fell off a 120 foot cliff. Members of the rafting group discovered the woman missing from her tent Tuesday morning, and later found her Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Clinics Tomorrow

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Grand, and Rio Blanco Counties Wednesday. Lawyers will be at the clinics to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Non-criminal cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims disputes, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 Continue reading

High Fire Danger This Weekend

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect Saturday and Sunday for most of Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions fire could spread and get out of control rapidly.  Those that see signs of smoke should report it immediately to local Continue reading

Economic Assessment Presentations Next Week In Moffat County

better cityMultiple meetings have been scheduled to allow Better City, the economic development firm from Ogden Utah, to present their assessment of Moffat County to the community. Moffat County received a DOLA grant to help pay for the assessment, which is intended to assist the County’s plan Continue reading

Worker Injured In Craig Accident

A work IMG_9682site accident Tuesday afternoon required a 41 year old man to be taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig.  Emergency responders were called to the excavation going on in front of Northwest Pawn on Victory Way in Craig where a worker had been struck by a concrete pipe.  They found the injured man at the bottom of the 23 foot deep excavation.  Emergency Medical Technicians provided initial care and Craig Firefighters Continue reading

5 Year Old Injured In ATV Accident In Fair Condition

moffat-county-sheriff-300The 5 year old boy that was injured in an ATV accident Saturday north of Craig is in fair condition at a Denver hospital. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume the boy was riding the ATV with his mother and 13 year old sister when the accident occurred. The 13 year old was driving the ATV at the time of the accident. All three were taken to The Continue reading

Where To Watch Fireworks Near You

FIREWORKS-3-300Below are where to watch area fireworks shows on July 4th. Continue reading

Tipton, Glynn And Rankin Win In Colorado Primary

election resultsResults are in for the Colorado Primary and the closest race that occurred yesterday was for the Colorado Board of Education. Joyce Rankin, wife of Colorado Representative Bob Rankin will maintain her seat on the school board as the District 3 representative. Rankin received 56% of Continue reading

UPDATE: Body Of Missing Rafter Found In The Green River

antional park service 300A body matching the description of a rafter missing since Friday evening has been found. Sandra Wolder, age 62, of Aurora, Colorado was an apparent drowning victim at Upper Disaster Falls on the Green River in the Canyon of Lodore within Dinosaur National Monument.

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Court Houses Open Saturday For Primary Election

Vote_CheckmarkLocal Primary Election day is Tuesday in Colorado, with that in mind the court houses in the area will be opened for special hours Saturday to allow people to register to vote, acquire a replacement ballot, or vote in person. The Moffat county court Continue reading

Economic Diversification In Moffat County

economyThe economic development proposal preformed by the group “Better City” from Ogden, Utah was presented to the Moffat County Commissioners Tuesday at their weekly meeting. The proposal included multiple recommendations on how to improve and diversify Moffat County’s economy. Those suggestions include revitalizing the downtown Continue reading

NW Colorado Coalition To Address National Coal Plan

war on coal shirtA coalition of pro-coal advocates from Northwest Colorado will be in Grand Junction tomorrow to provide input on the Interior Departments federal coal plan. Members from the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and elected officials from Moffat County will join citizens, miners and other government officials from across the state to comment on the regulations. Discussion is expected to revolve around the Interior Departments moratorium Continue reading