Tag Archives: Moffat

Community Support Needed To Bring Dog Park To Craig

mc-humane-society1The Moffat County Humane Society is looking for the communities help to secure funds necessary to build a dog park in Craig. At the Bi-monthy meeting this week the Craig City Council signed a letter of support to help the humane society compete for a $25,000 grant that is awarded Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

DUILaw enforcement officers will be out in force Memorial weekend looking for intoxicated or impaired drivers. A saturation patrol will begin tomorrow in Moffat, Grand, and Routt Counties. On Memorial Day weekend last year, 15 people died in car accidents across Northwest Colorado. So far this year Continue reading

Learn How To Prevent Suicide

SUICIDE PREVENTIONA suicide prevention seminar will take place next week in Moffat County. Moffat County United Way in conjunction with “Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide” will be hosting the event at the Clarion Inn and Suites in Craig next Tuesday from 6 to 7:30. Participants will learn how to recognize warning signs Continue reading

Moffat County 5th Graders Get Bike Helmets

bike helmetEvery 5th grade student across Moffat County received a bike helmet recently as part of the Memorial Hospital Foundation’s bike helmet drive. The foundation has sponsored the event the past four years that is aimed at encouraging children to Continue reading

Don’t Know? Ask A Lawyer

ask a lawyer“Ask a Lawyer” events will be held in Moffat, Grand, and Rio Blanco Counties starting next month. The events are part of the program aimed at helping self represented litigants with their non-criminal court cases in the three counties. A self-represented litigant is any individual who seeks information to file, pursue, or respond to a case without the Continue reading

Crime Rates Increase In Moffat County

moffat-county-sheriff-300A report released by the Moffat County Sheriffs Office shows that crime rates increased in the county in 2015 as compared to the previous year. Notable increases include the assault rate which rose by 14 cases over the last calendar year or by 200%.  The number of criminal mischief cases rose Continue reading

Good And Bad Signs For Local Economies

economyEconomic numbers have been released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners that give mixed signals about the economic health for Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. On a positive note retail sales for August when compared to the previous year increased slightly in both Routt and Moffat, along with coal and oil production, which also grew when Continue reading

Two Teens Arrested For Drug Possession

moffat-county-sheriff-300Two men were arrested early yesterday morning in Craig for possession of a Schedule 2 narcotic. Sheriffs were alerted to the presence of a suspicious vehicle in the Cedar Mountain Village area where some residential thefts have occurred. When Sheriffs made contact with the vehicle they discovered 19 year olds Lewis Lopez and Tanner Snyder who were in possession Continue reading

Commissioners Look To Retain Property Tax

moffat-county-commissionersWith the expectation that property values could increase across Moffat County in the future the Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday at their weekly meeting to approve a proposal for the 2016 ballot that would allow the county to retain all revenue collected from property taxes beginning next year. In 1996, voters in Moffat County approved a measure that allowed the county to collect, keep and spend all revenues Continue reading

National Day Of Prayer Tomorrow

prayerTomorrow is the national day of prayer. People will be meeting across Northwest Colorado to participate in the event. A group will meet outside the Moffat County Court House from noon to one where they will pray for our nation, its leaders, churches and families. All  are encouraged to attend. In Steamboat, a prayer Continue reading

Call Before You Burn

controlled-burns-300Those planning agricultural burns in Northwest Colorado are asked to provide a courtesy call to emergency officials before beginning the burning process. Agricultural burning is the open burning of cover vegetation for the purpose of preparing the soil for crop production, weed control, maintenance of water conveyance structures related to agricultural operations and any other agricultural cultivation purposes.  Before you start agricultural burns in Routt Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Ntl-Take-Back-Day-300A drug take back day for Moffat County will take place this Saturday. The event will be held at the Centennial Mall parking lot from 10 to 2. The drug take back program provides the public an opportunity to drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescription medication with no Continue reading