Hunting is big in Moffat County.
After only a year and a half in his first role as an elected official, Chuck Cobb received major recognition in the 2016 Best of Moffat County competition.
Don Williams, master electrician at DnT Electric, said his imagination and creative nature are a big part of what make him good at his job.
A giving spirit can be found in many small-town residents, but the people of Moffat County recognized one of Craig’s most selfless as the Best Community Volunteer. Robin Schiffbauer took the title this year as the area’s most active do-gooder, having a hand in many facets of Craig that strive to improve the lives of others.
If you need to call a plumber, you’re probably not having the best day. “When your house is flooding, you want to be reassured that the problem is getting corrected,” said Bobby Gillam, Moffat County’s Best Plumber for 2016.
Flint Dillon, Heather Brumblow win Best Customer Service, Best Bank Teller
A banking institution without its own automated teller is a rarity in the 21st century, but the people inside the building can make all the difference in how a patron does business. The Craig branch of Bank of the San Juans took first in two Best of Moffat County categories as employees Heather Brumblow and Flint Dillon cashed in with Best Bank Teller and Best Customer Service, respectively.
There are few places less likely to boast a gulf coast Cajun eatery than the mountains of Colorado, and that’s exactly what compelled the owners of JW Snack’s Bar & Grill to open shop. After just recently celebrating 10 years in business, JW Snack’s won a slew of awards through Best of Moffat County to prove its longevity in Craig, tying with Carelli’s Pizzeria for the most total first-place honors in the restaurant category for owners Danny and Teri Griffith.
Lori and Lennie Gillam decided to buy Stockmen’s Liquor 14 years ago so they could spend more time together.
It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it and do it well. The staff members of Great Divide Cleaning Service are those people when it comes to keeping the floors of Northwest Colorado spiffy as the Best Carpet Cleaners of Moffat County.
Megan Jones won best hair stylist and her salon won best hair salon in Moffat County.
Mother/daughter team Kandee Dilldine and Kassie Vessely have a pretty sweet gig. The sugary output of KS Kreations won it the honor of Best Bakery in the 2015 Best of Moffat County voting.
Local favorite receives Best Pizza, Sandwich, Italian Restaurant honors
The voters have spoken, and the result is “Viva Italia!” Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta repeated as the dominant force in Craig’s dining scene, with five wins in the 2015 Best of Moffat County, again picking up Best Lunch, Dinner, Italian Restaurant, Pizza and Sandwich.
Masterworks Mechanical has been a mainstay in the Craig business community for nearly 27 years, providing for the Yampa Valley’s plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning needs.
Steve Bell, owner of the Furniture Gallery of Craig, was not surprised when his store took first place in Best of Moffat County’s furniture store category.
In Craig, Sherman Romney found an ideal town to call home for his family as well as his legal career.