Tag Archives: services

Help Identify Needed Senior Services

The Craig Senior Social Center is looking for individuals to participate in a focus group. Volunteers will take part in a study next week, which will look to identify gaps in the services provided by the social center, as well as additional services that may be needed for active adults Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Passed, More Cuts Expected

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a preliminary budget for 2018 at their meeting yesterday. The County continues to experience budget difficulties as revenues from property taxes have fallen more Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Increases

The unemployment rate increased slightly in Wyoming between June and July, growing from 3.9 to 4.0 percent, according to a July report from the State’s Department of Workforce Services. Teton County had the lowest unemployment rate in July at Continue reading

Important Community Meeting Tuesday

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting Tuesday to allow the public to provide input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies Continue reading

Help Moffat County Prioritize Services

Moffat County is hosting a community meeting next week with the intent of gathering public input on how county resources are being prioritized. The county recently instituted a “Priority Based Budgeting” process, which identifies every service the County offers; the cost of Continue reading

Wyoming Insurance Premiums May Go Up 50%

Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only company to provide insurance on Wyoming’s Obama Care insurance exchange, has announced that they will seek a nearly 50% premium increase next year. A Blue Cross Blue Shield representative said the request is partially due Continue reading

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