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Order Christmas Wreaths Soon

Time is running out to order a wreath or centerpiece from the Festival of Trees committee and Youth United Way in Craig. Proceeds raised from wreath sales will help offset the cost of putting on the Festival of Trees. Orders need to be submitted by Continue reading

Wreaths On Sale To Benefit Festival Of Trees

The Festival of trees committee and Youth United Way in Craig are now selling holiday wreaths. Proceeds raised from the wreath sales will help offset the cost of putting on the Festival of Trees. Three different wreaths and one center piece option Continue reading

MOCO Transportation, Health and Housing Issues

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment showed that of the 6,000 plus workers in Moffat County, 70% drive to work alone, while 17% of the population carpools.  .7% use public transportation, .8% use a taxi to get to work and 7% walk or ride bikes. The assessment found the median commute time in Moffat County is around 20 minutes. Numbers show that between 2000 Continue reading

Earnings And Education Contributing To Poverty?

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment found the county had an average unemployment rate of 5.5% and that unemployment has actually decreased .7% over the last year. Between 2013 and 2017, the Continue reading

Learn How To Plan And Save For The Future

Low income individuals and families can now apply to take part in the Moffat County United Way class, Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’-By World, part of their Bridges out of Poverty program. The free class is designed to help low income community members Continue reading

EPA Nears Repeal Of Waters Of The U.S. Rule

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday that they are nearing repeal of the Waters of the United States Rule, which was instituted by the Obama administration in 2015. The rule significantly increased federal jurisdiction over local waterways which were historically regulated by state governments. President Trump ordered the two Continue reading

Flight Makes Emergency Landing at YVRA

yampa-airport-signOfficials say a United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing yesterday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Flight 4919 originated from Aspen and was headed to Denver when the pilots indicated there was a mechanical problem with the right Continue reading