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Business Buzz: Craig Walmart celebrates remodel

The latest business news for Northwest Colorado.

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Summer farmers market crops up again in Craig

Do It Downtown business effort starts this week

Summer is officially here and for many Craig residents, that means heading downtown for the weekly farmers market. Thursday marked the opening day for the seasonal event.

Cannabis credit co-ops unlikely to gain traction without federal signoff

The most recent attempt by Colorado legislators to allow marijuana businesses access to financial services is a nice token gesture, according to those in the industry, but in reality will do little to change the status quo of secretive bank accounts and large amounts of cash changing hands.

Business Buzz: Whittle the Wood strengthens local businesses

Craig’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous carving event not only provided plenty of entertainment for residents and visitors, it was also a boon for those who set up items for sale during the festivities Friday and Saturday. More than 40 total vendors, many of which are based in Craig, were involved in selling food and crafts.

Craig Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace canceled because of low registration

The Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace — an event planned by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and the Colorado Rural Development Council scheduled for Thursday and Friday — was canceled Wednesday because of low registration.

Business Buzz: Village Inn updates Craig building

Local business news from Craig and Moffat County.

Conference to bring small-business owners to Craig

Small-business owners will have a chance to learn how to start up or expand their business at a Craig conference June 12 and 13. The Craig Chamber of Commerce and Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership worked together to bring the Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace to the area. The conference is one of the goals that local leaders focused on after Downtown Colorado Inc. assessed Craig’s business community.

Business Buzz: Local shopping incentive begins this week

The Downtown Business Association has started its Locals Love You More Downtown Contest for the summer, running through Sept. 1.

Moffat County real estate transactions for February, March

Moffat County real estate transactions for February and March 2014.

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.