Business Buzz: Craig meat company receives new certification

Brother’s Custom Processing recently achieved a special certification through United States Department of Agriculture as a wholesale retailer of locally slaughtered animals.

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Drilling for natural gas and oil in Northwest Colorado

Energy boom or bust? It all depends on what's found

Dorris and John Zimmerman have been living on their property just on the west edge of Craig for almost 40 years. The couple built their home in 1967 and raised their children there. In 1987, they welcomed an energy company on their land, allowing it to implement hydraulic fracturing as one means to extract gas and oil from the earth. The well has been there ever since, pulling energy resources out of the ground. In that time the Zimmermans said the well has seen at least three hydraulic fracturing efforts.

Business Buzz: DBA to meet at Bell Tower this week

Round up of local business news in Craig and Moffat County.

Peabody earnings report details continued capital discipline

Peabody Energy, which operates Twentymile Mine in Routt County, continues to focus on capital discipline and cost containment, according to the energy and mining company’s first quarter earnings report for 2014.

Business Buzz: Craig Walmart to get facelift, needs workers

Craig Walmart and Supercenter will be undergoing a remodel scheduled for May 4 to make it more shopper-friendly, said Delia Garcia, Walmart spokeswoman.

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Hayden Station coal power plant to get emissions reduction upgrades

The Hayden Station coal-fired power plant is getting $160 million worth of emissions-reducing upgrades as part of a larger $1 billion push by Xcel Energy.

Business Buzz: Clarion Inn & Suites hires a new general manager

Craig and Moffat County's local business news.

Steamboat Planning Commission approves Rocky Mountain Remedies' cultivation expansion

The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved Rocky Mountain Remedies’ plans to expand its marijuana cultivation.

Craig 4th of July fireworks fund hits $9,200

The annual Fourth of July fireworks show, recently in threat of being canceled, might end up being the biggest and brightest fireworks presentation ever to grace Craig’s skyline. In less than two weeks, Craig residents and businesses have committed to $9,200 in donations for the annual display.

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Craig Chamber maps out tourist plan

Interactive map kiosk project in need of grant, local funding

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is seeking funding for a new project that would put interactive touch-screen kiosks across Northwest Colorado.

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Community donations could fund this year's fireworks in Craig

Community members and organizations want to raise the money through a fireworks donation fund that’s being facilitated through the Craig Chamber of Commerce.

Business Buzz: Starbucks location to open at City Market

City Market soon will offer frothy drinks to customers after it opens a Starbucks next to its floral department. It’s not clear when the coffee shop will open, but the newspaper will update readers when more information becomes available.