2012 Best of Moffat County!

Voting is still open for the 2012 Best of Moffat County contest! Vote at www.craigdailypress.com/submit/bestofmoffatcounty. Voting is open until 5 p.m. May 29. Results will appear here as well as in the June edition of Moffat Monthly. 2011 winners are listed below.

Moffat County is best known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, but we do not live by outdoor fun alone. The men, women and businesses that provide valuable products and services to residents and visitors alike make Moffat County the great place it is.

To honor those individuals and businesses, the Craig Daily Press and Moffat Monthly are excited to bring you the Best of Moffat County. This section was voted on by our readers and Moffat County residents. It includes shopping merchants, services, doctors, dining spots and auto dealers.

The top vote-getters represent the favorites of the customers and clients served by the individuals and businesses that are our neighbors, and make Moffat County such a great place to live (and visit).

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2011 Best of Moffat County Winners


Best Pet Groomer

April Rubley

(The Dog & I)

 

 

Best Hardware Store

MJK Ace Hardware

Best Construction Company

APH Construction

Best Tire Store

Big O Tires

 

 

Best Paint Store

MJK Ace Hardware

Best Dentist

Dr. Dushan Voyich

Best Meat Retailer

Brother’s Custom Processing

 

 

Best Insurance Agency

Mountain West

Best Chiropractor

Dr. Kirk McKey

(McKey Chiropractic)

Best Car Dealership

Cook Chevrolet and Subaru

 

 

Best Cup of Coffee

Mudd Shack

Best Veterinarian

Dr. Wayne Davis

(Craig Veterinary)

 

 

Best Nurse

Dave Higgins, RN and CEN

(TMH)

 

 

Best Automotive Repair

Precision Auto Service

Best Mexican Food

Vallarta’s

Best Doctor

Dr. Dennis Kinder, MD

(TMH Clinic)

Best Equipment Rental

Severson Supply and Rental

 

 

Best Chicken Wings

JW Snacks

Best Furniture Store

Furniture Gallery

 

 

Best Daycare Provider

Shelly Duzik

 

Best Lunch Restaurant

JW Snacks

Best Physical Therapist

Rich Sadvar

(Craig Physical Ther.)

 

 

Best Law Enforcement Officer

Sheriff Tim Jantz

Best Realtor

Kim Cox

(Cornerstone Realty)

Best Dinner Restaurant

Tin Cup Grill

 

 

Best Attorney

Sherman Romney

Best Gas/Convenience

Kum & Go

Best Steak Dinner

Tin Cup Grill

 

 

Best Florist

Shirley Balleck

(Flower Mine)

 

 

Best Breakfast Burrito

Los Jilbertos

 

Best Pharmacy

Walgreen’s

Best Local Music Group or Soloist

The Blue Rooster Band

 

 

Best Taxidermist

Mark Zimmerman

(Bullseye Taxidermy)

Best Home & Garden Supplier

Wal-Mart

 

 

Best Pet Store

The Jungle

Best Plumber

Masterworks Mechanical

Best Place to Buy a Gift

Wal-Mart

 

 

Best Bar

The Popular

Best Firefighter

Matt Beckett

 

Best Grocery Store

City Market

Best Flooring Retailer

TLC Carpet One

Best Restaurant for Children

McDonald’s

 

 

Best Bakery

City Market

Best Breakfast Restaurant

Village Inn

 

 

Best Bartender

Michelle Jones

(JW Snacks)

Best Financial Advisor

Dean Brosious

(LPL Financial)

 

 

Best Tourist Attraction

Whittle the Wood

 

 

Best Massage Therapist

Mika Navratil

(Mika’s Therapeutic)

 

Best Elected Official

Don Jones

(City of Craig)

 

 

Best Annual Event

Whittle the Wood

Best Auto Parts

NAPA

(T&H Auto Parts)

Best Liquor Store

Eastside Liquor

 

 

Best Bank

Yampa Valley Bank

Best Artist

Nini Shroyer

 

Best Waitress/Waiter

Eileen Kunkle

(Village Inn)

 

Best Drain & Septic Services

Action Drain

 

 

 

Best Hamburger

OP Bar and Grill

Best Photographer

Eric Hansen

(A Moment’s Focus)

Best Manicurist

Belinda Wyman

 

 

 

Best Health Club

Trapper Fitness Center

Best Place to Catch Up on Gossip

Golden Cavvy

Best Sandwich

Carelli’s

Best Landscaping Contractor

Tunies and Such

 

 

Best Hotel/Motel

Holiday Inn

Best Italian Food

Carelli’s

Best Nonprofit Organization

United Way

 

 

Best Hairstylist

Kelsey Bauman

(New Images)

 

 

Best Pizza

Carelli’s

Best Margarita

Vallarta’s

Best Place in Moffat County

Loudy Simpson Park

 

 

Best Electrician

Danny Quinn

(Triple M Electric)

Best Cell Phone Provider

Verizon Wireless

 

Best Recreation Spot

Loudy Simpson Park

 

 

Best Accountant

Donnie Jones

(Jones and Associates)

 

 

Best Customer Service

MJK Ace Hardware

 

Best Optometrist

Dr. Ron Danner

(Eyecare Specialties)

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Vallarta's provides Moffat County's best Mexican food with a heart

Seven years ago, four brothers — Roy, Mario, Pepe and Cubas Nuñez — combined their respective knowledge, skills and mother’s recipes to start their own business in Craig: Vallartas Restaurant. The restaurant serves food, but their priority is to be a part of the community.

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Cool Water Grille serves up best breakfast, Bloody Marys

The breakfast and lunch restaurant on Yampa Avenue has become a popular morning location for Craig patrons.

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Cramer's positive approach wins Best Personal Trainer

The owner of Warrior Princess Training, Jessie Cramer was voted Best Personal Trainer in Moffat County.

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Elkhead Reservoir a favorite spot to get outdoors

The lake northeast of Craig, along with surrounding trails and campgrounds, is the best Recreation Area in Moffat County for 2014.

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Best Place to Buy a Gift: Spirit Pass has plethora of gift offerings

Walking into Spirit Pass is like entering a world of gifts galore, which is why the intricate retail store won first place in the Best Place to Buy a Gift category in this year’s Best of Moffat County contest.

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Best Doctor: Scott Ellis knows how to deliver

Hospital’s OB-GYN voted Moffat County’s best doctor

Scott Ellis has been present at the births of countless infants and advised numerous parents-to-be on how to handle pregnancy health, but no matter how many times it happens, it’s always a fresh experience.

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MJK sees success with larger location

Business wins Best Paint Store, Home and Garden Supplier

MJK Ace Hardware was voted Best Home and Garden Supplier and Best Paint Store in Moffat County. The family business, part of Northwest Colorado since 1976, has continued to see a surge of customers with its developments in recent years.

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JW Snack’s takes Best Bar, Best Outdoor Dining

Danny Griffith has a vision for the kind of atmosphere he wants in his business — one where people can pull up a stool or chair, settle in and stay for a while.

Renee Campbell: Congratulations, winners

We are excited to present to you the 2014 Best of Moffat County!

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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: 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: 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.

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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.

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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