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Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls

The unemployment rate in Wyoming fell .2% to 4.1% from April to May, according to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The department says the decline is at least partially due to Wyoming’s decreasing labor force, which has fallen by more Continue reading

Learn How To Stop Human Trafficking In MOCO

Free training will be available tomorrow for those interested in preventing human trafficking from coming through and happening in Moffat County. Members of the Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, Advocates Crisis Support Services and the Craig Police Department are hosting the meeting to provide information on Continue reading

Season Passes On Sale For Town Challenge Races

Season passes are now on sale for the 2017 Steamboat Town Challenge mountain bike races.  The Town Challenge is series of seven mountain bike races held every summer, which include both hill-climb and cross-country events. Special pricing for the season passes is Continue reading

Millions To Go Towards Fighting Opioid Abuse

Nearly $8 million has been allocated by the department of Health and Human Services to go toward fighting the opioid epidemic in Colorado. HHS Secretary Tom Price announced last week that the agency will provide more than $485 million in federal grants to go towards fighting opioid abuse. The grants are part of the 21st Century Cures Act, which Congressman Scott Tipton helped pass at the end of Continue reading

New City Council Sworn In Tuesday

A new City Council was sworn in Tuesday night at Craig City Hall. John Ponikvar took the oath of office to become Craig’s new Mayor while Andrea Camp and Chris Nichols were sworn in as new councilmen, as were reelected council members Jarrod Ogden and Tony Bohrer. All expressed Continue reading

Assistant To Be Hired For CMEDP

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed at their meetings Tuesday, to help fund an assistant position for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. An assistant will allow CMEDP Director Michelle Balleck to focus more on improving the area’s broadband Continue reading

Pick A Dish Tonight

The annual Horizons’ Pick A Dish fundraiser is Thursday night in Craig.  For the event, Horizons pairs local restaurants with Horizons program members to create and serve a food item, which competes with others for votes from the public and judges.  The public votes with cash Continue reading

Pick A Dish Next Week In Craig

The annual Horizons’ pick a dish fundraiser will be held next week in Craig.  For the event, Horizons pairs local restaurants with Horizons program members to create and serve a food item, which competes with others for votes from the public and judges.  The public votes with cash donations. All funds raised will benefit Horizons’ Moffat County Continue reading

Scammers Using Hotline Number

Craig Police are warning area residents of a new scam where crooks are altering their phone number to make it look like their call is coming from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector Generals hotline. Scammers are using the number which is 1-800-447-8477 to acquire personal Continue reading

Steamboat Hires Director Of General Services

SteamboatAlan Lind was hired last week to become the Director of General Services for the City of Steamboat. Lind has significant experience with strategic and long range planning, purchasing, and risk management in the private sector. According to City Manager Gary Suiter his experience Continue reading

Advocate Crisis Support Services Extends Lease

ADVOCATESAdvocates Crisis Support Services in Craig signed a lease extension with Moffat County Tuesday at the County Commissioners weekly meeting. The lease was extended for ten years and will be good through 2026. Advocates Crisis Support Services has served Moffat County for the last 38 years. Among other programs, the group offers a 24 hour hot line for Continue reading

Journey Of Hope Rolls Through Craig

Journey Of HopeIf you’re Driving on Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Craig Thursday morning, be on the look out for a large group of bike riders. The Journey of Hope North Route Team will be making their way from Dinosaur to Craig Thursday. Journey of Hope is a program that raises funds and awareness for people with mental and physical disabilities. Once in Craig the group will Continue reading