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.

Business Buzz: Welcome to our new business section

Business Buzz is the Craig Daily Press’ new business corner of the newspaper that will run in the newspaper each Monday.

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Energy hot topic at Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots candidate forum

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots hosted a forum Thursday night to hear from Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid about his recent visit to Washington, D.C., to attend a National Association of Counties steering committee on energy, environment and land-use issues. The event in Craig also provided a forum for candidates running for the District 3 county commissioner seat opening up in 2015.

Twin Enviro Services acquires Old West Sanitation's Routt County business

A little more than a year after it picked up Old West Sanitation’s Moffat County operations, Twin Enviro Services has taken over the company’s Routt County trash collection business.

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Southwestern Energy announces multimillion-dollar deal to purchase mineral leases in Moffat and Routt counties

Southwestern Energy announced Wednesday that it had signed an agreement to purchase 312,000 net acres in Moffat and Routt counties for $180 million, according to a press release.

Cornerstone Realty Broker Assistant Chuck Cobb to run for Moffat County assessor seat

Since Moffat County Assessor Robert Razzano is forgoing a second term, Chuck Cobb, broker assistant for Cornerstone Realty, is vying for the open seat. Cobb was the director of golf operations on the Yampa Valley Golf Course for about 30 years, and he said that gave him experience with business, county relations and community service. Also, his 10 year service on the school board gives him background in being an elected official, he said.

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Yampa Valley Fiberworks brings all-natural fleece processing to Craig

About 10 miles north of Craig, tucked away just off Colorado Highway 13, is an indistinguishable warehouse, hugged in by fenced animals including sheep, alpacas and goats. The 4,000-square-foot building easily blends in with the agricultural area, surrounded by other properties marked with barns and livestock. But inside is a unique find.

Online business presentation shows benefits of using Facebook

A free online seminar for businesses utilizing the social media site Facebook will be available from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.