Moffat County residents fondly recall ways O'Neil learned about, helped community
“Craig, Colorado took the corporate out of him and made him a cowboy,” Nicole Chesley said. “He didn’t know he was a cowboy until he got here.”
As I walked into the office of my new position, perched on the southwestern hill overlooking the city of Craig, two weeks ago, I felt lucky. I felt a sense of pride and humility that I have the opportunity to be an advocate for and a representative of our businesses and industry partners as the executive director of Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and Marianna Raftopoulos Business Success Center. It’s a responsibility I don’t take lightly and a job at which I will work hard.
Store, shelter seek volunteer help
“A lot of my customers were excited when I told them I was moving," said Yvette Davis. "The community here has welcomed me back downtown.”
Community welcome to attend Friday workshop at Pavilion
The co-author of the book “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” was in Craig Thursday night to discuss what not to do if you want your community to flourish. Doug Griffiths’ book is based on the principle that showing people common mistakes within communities struggling to grow their economies is a better solution than telling them what to do, the writer giving a presentation at Moffat County High School.
A giving spirit can be found in many small-town residents, but the people of Moffat County recognized one of Craig’s most selfless as the Best Community Volunteer. Robin Schiffbauer took the title this year as the area’s most active do-gooder, having a hand in many facets of Craig that strive to improve the lives of others.
WorldWest Limited Liability Company, owner of Craig Daily Press, has reached an agreement to sell the newspaper to Colorado Mountain News Media, a division of Swift Communications. The transaction includes the sale of sister publication Steamboat Pilot & Today and its related assets.
Yampa Valley Data Partners tracks economic trends in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties, giving residents a glimpse of the economy in Northwest Colorado.
San Diego just got closer to Steamboat
Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. President and COO Rob Perlman said his resort will leverage San Diego and Seattle flights through Alaska Airlines' other destinations on the West Coast.
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Future unclear for building in Wildhorse Marketplace
Bankruptcy court documents show Sports Authority will be closing all its stores, including its location in Steamboat Springs at Wildhorse Marketplace.
It’s no mystery what’s happening this weekend other than a whole lot of fun. Back by popular demand, Craig Chamber of Commerce will host “Million Dollar Murder,” a performance from Colorado entertainment company Talent Denver at 7 p.m. Saturday at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
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Dream, believe, dare, do — that is “The Disney Way.” On Friday morning, Bill Capodagli, coauthor of a book by the same name, was at Colorado Northwestern Community College to speak on how the philosophy developed by Walt Disney can benefit business, government and the individual.
Some Steamboat Springs liquor store owners are supportive of a bill that would slowly phase in full-strength alcohol sales at grocery stores, but one Craig business owner thinks it's a raw deal.
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