City Council will hear report by September
Local residents met Wednesday evening at the City Council Chambers for a presentation from the Colorado Center for Community Development through University of Colorado Denver focusing on the facades of Craig businesses, specifically those along Yampa Avenue. This is part of a project first funded by the city and Department of Local Affairs in April as a way to revitalize interest in the downtown area.
Business news for Moffat County and Craig.
Venues in both Moffat and Routt counties played host to the Colorado Space Business Roundtable Wednesday and Thursday as part of the second annual Aerospace Business Development Road Trip. A crowd of about 50 — including Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Colorado House of Representatives candidate Chuck McConnell, among others — gathered Thursday morning at Colorado Northwestern Community College to hear an array of speakers discuss the ever-changing world of aircrafts and related topics.
The Craig Daily Press is pleased to introduce Lauren Blair to the community. Blair will take Andy Bockelman’s place covering health care and education, and Bockelman will move into the sports and entertainment reporter position.
2nd quarter looks good
The hotel and motel industry in Craig hit the lowest point in recent memory during the first quarter of this year, posting a 60 percent dip in lodging tax mainly due to Craig Station not conducting its spring outage.
Craig residents who want to sell their homes are working against a challenging market this year. “Our pocket here in Northwest Colorado — and as a general rule on the entire Western Slope — there’s little spots that are seeing activity, but as an overall picture (the seller’s market is) sub par,” said Chuck Cobb, Cornerstone Realty broker assistant.
Craig and Moffat County business news.
Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta unveiled its long-awaited backdoor patio seating section during the Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors business mixer Thursday evening to an overwhelming response.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. has reached an agreement regarding the Craig Station and the state plan for federally required visibility protection in national parks and wilderness areas, according to a Tri-State press release.
Real estate transactions from the Moffat County Assessor's Office.
Representatives from Bonfils Blood Center were in town Tuesday afternoon collecting for its donor program. Seeing a large turnout throughout the day, this latest effort marks 40 years the organization has worked with the Craig community.
The Clarion Inn & Suites, of Craig, recently completed the latest phase of its re-branding with the addition of a new sign on its premises at 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.
For the 2014-15 ski season, winter air service into Steamboat Springs will add nonstop flights from San Francisco and Washington, D.C., in addition to expanding flights from Seattle and Los Angeles.
TLC Carpet One Floor & Home recently featured its fourth annual customer appreciation barbecue, providing free food for all in attendance Friday afternoon.
Art is what it is because of the creativity of the person who makes it possible, and whether they chose to work in bright colors or black and white, traditional media or something unorthodox, they all need a place to show their talents. This week, the artists of Craig will have such a location.