Tag Archives: tourism

Moffat County Tourism Director Resigns

Moffat County Tourism Director Tom Kleinschnitz recently submitted his resignation after working at the job for about a year. Kleinschnitz’s last day as director will be next Tuesday. The Moffat County Tourism Association Board will look to fill the director position as soon Continue reading

How Is The Economic Diversification Going?

Michelle Balleck, director of The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and Chris Oxley from The Craig Chamber of Commerce, provided quarterly updates at the County Commissioners meeting yesterday. CMEDP has increased their Continue reading

Commissioners Approve Budget For LMD

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The preliminary budget for the Craig and Moffat County Local Marketing District was approved by the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday. The budget now must be Continue reading

Former State Senator White To Run Again As An Independent

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Former Republican State Senator Al White announced his intention to again represent Northwest Colorado in Senate District 8.  This time as an Independent. White served Northwest Colorado in the House from 2001 to 2008 and in the State Senate from 2008 to 2011, he vacated his State Senate seat in favor of being appointed as the Director of the Colorado Tourism office.  Upon his departure, White’s Senate seat was filled by his wife Jean, who was appointed to the position.  She held that office for only a short time, failing in a primary bid to retain her seat.  Jean White was defeated by Continue reading

Public Comment Sought on State Water Plan

CO-water-conserv.-300The Colorado Water Conservation Board is in the final stages of putting together the first-ever comprehensive water plan for the entire state. Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Summer Policy Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Summer Policy Committee Meetings this month. The meetings will be held in two different parts of the state to give citizens a chance to participate. The first will take place in Rifle and Continue reading

Poll Shows Westerners Want Balance of Environmental and Energy Values

wvpAccording to a public opinion poll released yesterday by Western Values Project and conducted by Public Policy Polling, one of the most accurate polling companies in America, the majority of western voters Continue reading

CLUB 20 Looking for new Memebers

club 20-229CLUB 20 is looking for community leaders and stakeholders who have an interest in protecting Western Colorado and want to help shape the way people work and live on the Western Slope. CLUB 20 is a Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Winter Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Winter Committee Meetings over the next couple of weeks in Grand Junction. Those that would like to show up are asked to register online or by phone by calling 970-242-3264. The first Continue reading

Resort Towns Concerned About Pot Tourism

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s mountain resorts are getting a little worried about how legal marijuana is changing their image. Residents in Breckenridge voted last week to force the downtown’s lone dispensary to a less-visible area. And Granby annexed a piece of property to prevent the opening of a pot shop there. Colorado is coming off a record year for Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Meeting in Craig Thursday

club 20-229Club 20 is holding their Community Informational Meeting and County Caucus meeting in Craig this week. The public is encouraged to attend. Club 20 says those that attend will hear about the group’s activities on Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Informational Meeting in Craig

club 20-229Club 20 will hold an informational meeting in Craig next week. The group is encouraging residents to show up to learn more about Club 20’s activities on behalf of Western Colorado. Continue reading