News for Friday, June 28, 2013



Craig briefs: Road work still being done on Twin Tunnels

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that drivers should expect 35-mile-per-hour speed limits on the eastbound Interstate 70 frontage road around the Twin Tunnels while the detour remains in place through late 2013.

Diane Prather: 2013 Colorado State 4-H Conference was a success

Each year, 4-H members from across the state look forward to attending the Colorado State 4-H Conference held at the Colorado State University campus.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Baked Spaghetti

A while back, a reader requested a recipe for spaghetti that had a can of tomatoes in the ingredients.

Relay for Life returns to Craig

On July 19, Moffat County residents will gather to celebrate some of the strongest people you will ever meet.

Club 20 to visit Craig, invites community to participate

Club 20 touts itself as the “voice of the Western Slope” and works hard to tackle various community issues such as health care, energy, education, transportation and water, to name a few.

Craig reacts to Obama's recent announcement on climate change action plan

The area’s biggest economic players took a hit this week, as President Barack Obama announced Tuesday his climate change initiative to reduce carbon emissions from the nation’s fleet of coal-powered electrical generation plants.

Barbara Jean Sonntag:Retirement at Last

The reason I am writing this letter is to let the community know, who I have served and loved for so long, that I am finally going to retire.

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Energy representatives visit Craig to address recent legislation

A group of lawmakers, including Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, and Sen. Randy Baumgardner, R-Hot Sulfur Springs, visited Craig Thursday to discuss Colorado's recent energy legislation.

Beaver Valley Ranch south of Hayden sells for $9 million

Beaver Valley Ranch has been managed as a low-key guest and hunting ranch with limited accommodations, according to company literature.

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Remote Control race track coming to Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig

It won’t be just the big, roaring engines tearing up the dirt track at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park in Craig this summer. The remote control car and truck enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to show off the fruits of their labor soon.

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Best of Moffat County: Double Barrel Steakhouse wins best place to work with under 20 employees

The restaurant which has been in Craig for almost 11 months after moving from Hayden is the best place to work in Moffat County with under 20 employees.

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Best of Moffat County: Lorrae Moon wins best school bus driver

Lorrae Moon is the proud, admittedly over-protective mother of three boys, but she has oodles of other kids. Bus-loads of them, in fact.

List of winners for the 2013 Best of Moffat County

Check out the list of winners from this year's 2013 Best of Moffat County survey.

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Best of Moffat County: O.P. Bar & Grill wins best hamburger

O.P. Bar & Grill is not in the business of making “tiny, wimpy burgers.” Instead, the Craig restaurant boasts big and savory mouth-watering burgers that won the best hamburger in Moffat County.

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Best of Moffat County: Cornerstone Realty wins Best Real Estate Agency

When you walk into Cornerstone Realty in Craig, it’s as if a bright light shines down upon you.

Renee Campbell: Thanks for participating in this year's Best of Moffat County

We are excited to present to you the 2013 Best of Moffat County.

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Best of Moffat County: Wyman's Museum wins best tourist attraction

The Wyman Museum was voted the best tourist attraction by local residens of Moffat County for 2013.

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Best of Moffat County: Dave Higgins wins best nurse

Dave Higgins is Moffat County's best nurse for the third year in a row, but that doesn't mean the designation has gone to his head.