Tag Archives: Moffat

New Landfill Contract Worth $300 Thousand A Year

The Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement Tuesday with Miles High, a commercial and residential trash company that hauls trash from Routt County and some areas in Moffat County, to allow the Continue reading

Luttrell Barn Restorations Near Completion

Restorations are nearly complete at the Luttrell Barn. Yesterday, John Allen, a member of the Save the Barn Committee, informed the Moffat County Commissioners the barn is now ready for use. Allen says the group has secured multiple reservations for people to use the barn through September of Continue reading

Learn How To Help Renovate Craig

There will be an informational meeting tonight about the Craig Moffat County Investment Cooperative, or CMC, at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The goal of the CMC is to purchase and renovate poorly used Continue reading

Meetings To Talk Potential School Closure

The Moffat County School District is considering closing one of the elementary schools in Craig. As part of that process, school district representatives will hold public meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to provide information on the potential closure and to gather feedback. Meetings Continue reading

Multiple Fires Over The Weekend

Three fires occurred over the weekend in Moffat County. A house caught fire Saturday afternoon on Sequoia Street in Shadow Mountain. It took crews several hours to extinguish the blaze. The building was a total loss. Firefighters also responded to two wildfires, one north and the other west of Craig. The Continue reading

Annual United Way Kickoff Raises $14K

The Moffat United Way raised a little more than $14,000 at their annual campaign kickoff Friday.  United Way staff and board members had set a goal of raising $10,000 during the kickoff.  Yampa Valley Bank matched the first $5,000 donated Continue reading

Donate To United Way Friday

The annual Moffat County United Way campaign kickoff will take place until 3 Friday.  United Way staff and board members will be outside Yampa Valley Bank in Craig with the goal of raising $10,000 before the end of Continue reading

City/County Finalize Building Department Combo

In their ongoing efforts to control costs, Moffat County and the City of Craig reached a final agreement to combine their building departments into a Regional Building Department, which will be responsible for both city and county operations. The Craig City Council and the Moffat Continue reading

Lighting Ignites Fire Near Craig

Rain Sunday night helped control a small fire that occurred on Moffat County Road 100, near Airport road southeast of Craig. Crews responded to the lightning started fire around 11 and were able to get it fully under control in half an hour. Craig firefighter Troy Hampton Continue reading

Man Ejected During Roll-Over

A man was injured in a single vehicle roll-over accident Sunday morning on Moffat County Road 7, near the Bi-pass north of Craig. The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was not wearing a seat belt and Continue reading

UPDATE: New Fire Starts, 3 Others Continue To Burn

Lightning ignited another fire in Northwest Colorado over the weekend near Maybell. The Pine Tree Fire was reported Saturday and as of Monday morning, had consumed more than 4,400 acres and was 0% contained.  The fire has Continue reading

Health Advisory Issued Due To Smoke

An air quality health advisory has been issued for areas of central and northwest Colorado, including Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco County. Smoke from the Big Red and Deep Creek fires, which are burning in Routt County, is Continue reading