Tuesday, September 26
Former Craig teen dies from hypothermia on camping trip
The Mesa County Coroner's Department determined that hypothermia was the cause of death for Jesse Knights, and that the manner of the 19 year old's death was accidental.
Monday, September 25
Boys missing after Mesa County camping trip
Two boys, one who was originally from Craig and another who lives in Craig, were reported missing this weekend near Bull Creek Reservoir #1 five miles north-east of Mesa Lake resort. Both boys were found Monday, one dead and the other in good condition.
Craig City Council to sign proclamation making October Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sunday, September 24
Stephen Skufca lands in jail on charges unrelated to case of missing girl
One of the three suspects named in the 20-year-old Marie Blee missing persons case was arrested by the Moffat County Sheriff's Department for criminal menacing and possession of a controlled substance.
Thursday, September 21
Fall has not only entered Northwest Colorado, it has kicked down the door and put its feet up on the coffee table.
Wednesday, September 20
USDA examines cattle market
he fact that livestock producers are forced to sell their animals at a set price is undisputed, but now the U.S. Department of Agriculture is exploring the possibility of giving independent farmers a fair shake. A meeting has been set to examine anti-competitive impacts of captive livestock supplies on the nation's livestock marketplace.
Tuesday, September 19
Suicide Awareness: Facing the Enemy
Unlike heart attacks, fatal accidents or cancer, suicide is entirely preventable. That's the message members of SAFE (Suicide Awareness; Facing the Enemy), a newly-formed suicide prevention group are trying to spread especially this week.
Long-time jail sergeant promoted to administrator
Forbes, Lenker plan to wed
Monday, September 18
New candidate to take on incumbent for Moffat County Commissioner seat
Prison officials say Crider won't receive special treatment behind bars
District attorney for Moffat, Routt and Grand counties looking for pay raise
The Routt County commissioners were handed some surprising numbers last week. They learned that the county prosecutors who defend victims and try people accused of crimes get paid much less than the public defenders representing those suspects.
Sunday, September 17
Early risers will be affected by loss
Craig residents may have to rely on a battery-powered alarm clock to make it out of bed on time Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On those three days, Yampa Valley Electric Association (YVEA) will have planned power outages in order to upgrade service and complete maintenance in several areas throughout the town.
Thursday, September 14
What if this country held an election and nobody came? Americans have been tuning out the campaign and staying home on election day in ever larger numbers, according to the Vanishing Voter Project at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. In 1996, voter turnout dropped to 49 percent, one of the lowest ever recorded. Other indicators, such as the size of viewing audiences for major televised campaign events, were also at or near their lowest recorded levels in the last presidential election. According to a recent CNN report, television viewers of this year's convention coverage were at an all-time low on all networks, for both conventions.
Wednesday, September 13
Proponents say tax cuts needed
Amendment 21 promises tax relief for the rich and poor alike. It reduces several taxes, such as property, income and utility. It seems a blessing to Colorado residents who feel they are overtaxed, and polls show that more than 70 percent of Coloradans favor the relief, but officials say it will mean the death of local government.
Officials say little stinkers are just looking for food
From the eyes of officers
Tuesday, September 12
Three charged nearly 10 months after elk-killing incident in Moffat County
Three people have been cited in an elk poaching incident that took place last Nov. 30 on the Big Gulch ranch seven miles north of Craig. ]
Long discussion leads to 5-2 vote in favor
Monday, September 11
County officials prepare participants for hearings on local land-use issues
This land is your land and the Moffat County Land Use Board wants your input on land use issues that are critical to the state and federal land within Moffat County.
Website offers hints on accommodating the disabled
Sunday, September 10
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS The man suspected of murdering a Steamboat Springs woman in May is expected to appear in a Routt County courtroom today.
Not all vehicles are created equal
Honda's Insight, a two-passenger sport coupe are already out of the chute. Battery electrics are on the road today, hybrids have entered showrooms, and fuel cells could be on the market as soon as 2004. These cars are as fast, as cheap and as attractive as piston-engineonly models. Plus, they have near zero emissions and can get up to 70 miles to the gallon.
Federal law requires school districts to identify special needs children in their area and help provide the necessary services for those children and the Moffat County School District is doing its best to meet that requirement through program called Childfind.
Tuesday, September 5
Residents could see another question on November ballot
City officials hope to join the 346 municipalities across the state where the sky's the limit in revenue.