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Man Seriously Injured In Accident At Power Plant

An employee at the Craig Station suffered serious injuries in an accident last week. The employee’s leg was injured while he was working on a train. He was taken to Memorial Regional Continue reading

Tax Workshop For Ag Producers

There will be a tax workshop for those involved with agriculture next week in Craig. The Agricultural Tax Workshop is being hosted by the Moffat County Cattle Women and will be held Thursday November 30th from 5:30 to 7 at Frontier Station. Attendees will receive advice on year Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidate To Visit Craig

Democrat candidate for Colorado Governor Mike Johnston will be in Craig tomorrow to discuss issues affecting farmers and ranchers. The meeting will be held at 12:30 to 2 at the Frontier Station Continue reading

Boating Season Extended At Elkhead

Elkhead Reservoir’s Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection station will be open through October 23rd, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, which will give waterfowl hunters and boaters increased access to the reservoir. The initial plan was to close the inspection station on Oct. 9. However, additional Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection funds became Continue reading

Worker Requires Rescue At Craig Station

A worker performing outage work on a scaffold had to be rescued yesterday afternoon at the Craig Station.  The worker slipped, fell and injured a knee.  Craig firefighters responded and used a scissor lift to remove the injured worker from the Continue reading

MOCO Cattlemen’s Meeting Monday

The Moffat County Cattlemen’s will host their spring meeting next week in Craig. At the meeting, a representative from Colorado State University will present information on Johne’s Disease Continue reading

Explosion And Fire South Of Craig

A small explosion and fire at an oil well pumping station 4 miles East of Hamilton off of highway 317, was determined to have been caused by an equipment malfunction. The fire was reported just after 12:30 Thursday afternoon. Craig firefighters assisted the site manager to shut off the flow of crude oil which stopped the fire. The amount of damage to Continue reading

Transition Leader Will Help With Unit 1 Closure

tri-state-g-tTri-State Generation has named a transition team leader to help employees and the community deal with the closure of Craig Station Unit 1. The company has selected Rick Thompson to work with the community and its employees to help them manage the closure of the unit. He Continue reading

Clarification On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

Craig_StationThe future of Craig Station Unit 1 became a little clearer following Thursday nights meeting at Moffat County High School.  Mike McInnes, the CEO of Tri-State, one of the members of the Yampa Project that own Unit 1, attended the meeting to provide an explanation for the closure, and to brief the community on the Yampa Project’s plan for the future.  McInnes stressed that the agreement to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025 was the Continue reading

Craig Station Unit One To Close By End Of 2025

Craig_StationTri-State Generation and members of the Yampa Project announced this week that they will be shutting down the Nucla Station and Craig Station Unit 1 over the next decade, as part of an agreement with the Colorado Department Of Public Health and other groups including the EPA and the Wild Earth Guardians. According to the public health department, shutting down these coal fired power plants will remove millions of tons of air pollution per year. The 100 megawatt Nucla Station that is owned and operated by Tri-State will be closed down by the end of 2022. Along with the power plant, the Horizon Mine, also owned by Tri-State, and supplies coal to the Nucla Station, will also close. Craig Station Unit 1 will be shut down by the beginning of 2026. Units 2 and 3 at Continue reading