Tag Archives: Moffat

WW2 Memorial Now Standing

ww-2-memorial-craigA memorial to Moffat County soldiers killed during the 2nd World War is now standing just north of the Craig VFW. Plans are being made to add landscaping, lighting, fencing and flags to the site. The memorial is engraved with the names of the 30 soldiers from Moffat County who died while serving between 1939 and 1945. A formal dedication is tentatively planned for Continue reading

Fill Out A Broadband Survey

broadband towerThere is an effort to get Moffat County citizens to fill out surveys for the Moffat Broadband Committee to help determine the counties broadband needs. The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council agreed to support a marketing campaign to promote the surveys at their meetings yesterday. The campaign is being supported by the two government entities, various businesses and stake Continue reading

Event Could Bring Hundreds To Moffat County

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners signed a letter at their weekly meeting Tuesday supporting efforts to bring the 2017 Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days to Moffat County.  Executive Director of the “Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership” Michelle Balleck  was at the meeting to solicit the Continue reading

Save The Lutrell Barn?

LUTTRELL BARNThere will be a meeting this evening in Craig for those interested in saving the Lutrell Barn from demolition. The group will discuss the future of the barn and will attempt to create a plan to maintain the barn moving forward. The barn is currently owned by Moffat County, but the county does not have Continue reading

Clarification On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

Craig_StationThe future of Craig Station Unit 1 became a little clearer following Thursday nights meeting at Moffat County High School.  Mike McInnes, the CEO of Tri-State, one of the members of the Yampa Project that own Unit 1, attended the meeting to provide an explanation for the closure, and to brief the community on the Yampa Project’s plan for the future.  McInnes stressed that the agreement to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025 was the Continue reading

Moffat County United Way Raises 11K

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat County United Way campaign had a successful launch yesterday, raising $11,000 in the first day of its 2016 campaign, surpassing their first day goal by $1000.  Routt County United Way kicks off it’s Campaign between 11 and 2 today at Yampa Valley Bank in Steamboat with a one day goal of raising Continue reading

United Way Campaigns Get Underway

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat and Routt County United Way campaigns get underway this week.  The Moffat County campaign is Thursday from 11 am to 5:30 pm with a goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the day.  In Routt County the campaign is Friday from 11 am to 2 pm with a goal of $20,000 raised that day.  In Craig, Yampa Valley Bank will match the first $5,000 donated Thursday dollar-for-dollar.  In Steamboat, Yampa Valley Bank will Continue reading

Get Info On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

tri-state-g-tThe meeting to discuss the closing of Craig Station Unit 1 is Thursday. An announcement was made last week that Craig Station Continue reading

Celebrate Constitution Week

constitution_we_the_peopleConstitution Week begins this Saturday and runs through Friday the 23rd. The Craig City Council and The Moffat County Commissioners approved a Constitution Week proclamation from members of The Daughters of the American Revolution, at their meetings yesterday. To celebrate Constitution Continue reading

Dont Know? Ask A Lawyer

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County 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, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 minute Continue reading

Coal Production Falls Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoThe most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts” shows that coal production continued to slip in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. Numbers show total Continue reading

Moffat County and Craig Leaders Address Future Closing Of Unit 1

Craig_StationThe Moffat County Commissioners along with the Craig City Council and Craig Mayor Ray Beck have released a joint statement regarding the announced closure of Craig Station Unit 1.  While they expressed their  disappointed in the closure, they are pleased to have time to prepare for its effects. They acknowledged that closing Craig Station Unit 1 will Continue reading