Tag Archives: Moffat

Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading

School Board Approves East Elementary Closure

The Moffat County School Board unanimously approved a recommendation from the Blythe Group at a meeting last night, to close East Elementary at the end of the school year. The Blythe group analyzed the advantages of each of the Elementary schools in Craig and determined closing East would Continue reading

Hume Announces Re-Election Bid

Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume announced that he will run for re-election in 2018. Hume said in a press release that he was humbled by the support he received during the last election and is blessed to have earned the trust of Moffat County citizens. The letter announcing Hume’s re- Continue reading

Holiday Fundraiser To Support MOCO Prom

The Moffat County High School Prom Committee will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar this weekend in Craig. The event will take place Saturday from 1 to 4 at Moffat  County High School. The bazaar will include a live and silent auction and various craft tables. Profits collected during the bazaar will help the Moffat County Prom Continue reading

2018 Budget Passes After $1.7 Million In Cuts

The Moffat County Commissioners approved the 2018 budget at their meeting yesterday. The commissioners’ goal was to reduce General Fund expenditures by $2.5 million for 2018. They were able to come up with $1.7 million in long term reductions in the General Fund, leaving $800,000 to be addressed.  Changes to Continue reading

School Closure Will Be Recommened Thursday

The group consulted to help determine which school to close in Craig will make their recommendations Thursday to the Moffat County School Board. The public is invited to attend a meeting with the School Board and the Blythe Group starting at 5:30 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The Blythe Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

Troopers from the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol in Grand County this weekend. Last year, State Patrol officers in Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Grand, and Jackson Counties, investigated 108 crashes Continue reading

Shooting Death On Highway 13

A man shot and killed himself after being pulled over by the Colorado State Patrol.  The incident happened just before noon Saturday on Highway 13, 20 miles north of Craig.  The trooper was not injured. The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Moffat County Coroner are investigating the Continue reading

Senators Look To Re-Authorize Program Which Funds Rural Schools

Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet sent a letter to Senate leadership this week, asking them to include the re-authorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination Program in any end of year legislation. Colorado received $11.8 million in funding from the program in 2016.  Meeker schools Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado Oil & Gas Lease Sale

The BLM is evaluating 64 parcels of land totaling nearly 60 thousand acres, for an oil and gas leas sale in Northwest Colorado, as part of the Trump administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence.  In Fiscal Year 2016, oil and gas activity on BLM Colorado-managed lands contributed $2.9 billion in economic output and Continue reading

Festival Of Trees Mixer Tonight

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Chamber mixer at the Festival of Trees. The mixer will take place from 5 to 7 at the Moffat County Court House. During the mixer, you will be able to view the decorated trees, enjoy a hot cocoa bar, visit Continue reading

Free Concert Friday In Craig

There will be a free concert by Craig vocal Students this weekend at Moffat County High School. Members of the group Studio BV’s will perform their “Let it Shine” concert, tomorrow night starting at 7. The concert will also feature a Continue reading