The high mountains, scattered forests and expansive plains of Northwest Colorado have made the area a popular hub for hunting. For those wanting to take down game during any season, from antelope to trophy elk, the place is a dreamland. The town of Craig is nestled in the center of this hunting mecca, owing to its reputation as the elk hunting capital of the world. Massive herds roam just miles from the town as they alternate their time between the high and low country. That is the reason why Doug and Janet Camilletti, owners of Frosty Acres Outfitting, started up their business more than 25 years ago on their ranch just north of Craig.
Between low oil and natural gas prices and an onslaught of new regulations for federal lands and minerals, the future of oil and gas development in Northwest Colorado is hanging in a precarious balance.
On Monday, Obama introduced the plan at a White House event, labeling it the nation’s “biggest, most important step we’ve ever taken to combat climate change.”
Dave DeRose sold Masterworks Mechanical last month to Vic and Amy Updike, who took ownership of the business on July 1.
The city of Craig recently asked Terry Carwile to bring together those interested in high speed telecommunications and broadband for our community. Terry has encouraged conversation between the Local Technology Planning Team, Craig Moffat Economic Development and others interested in broadband for Moffat County.
Craig community leaders hosted a meeting Thursday night at Moffat County High School to provide a brief update on the situation at Colowyo Coal Mine, answer questions and facilitate public comment on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s environmental assessment.
Community leaders have been busy in recent months brainstorming ways to bolster Moffat County’s economic future amidst myriad challenges facing the region’s energy-based economy, and a proposed lodging tax is quickly gaining traction.
Attorneys for Trapper Mining, Inc. provided an update to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado July 24, stating the mine would provide the court with a map of pending mining activities sometimes this week.
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From 2010 to present, WildEarth Guardians have initiated a total of 152 cases in federal district courts and 55 in the Circuit Court of Appeals for a total of 207 cases. In 2010 alone they filed 61 claims — an average of about one per week.
Business news from around Craig and Moffat County.
Business news across Craig and Moffat County.
U.S Sen. Cory Gardner said he can’t help but get emotional when he thinks about the challenges facing Northwest Colorado.
Moffat County real estate transactions for April
The U.S. Department of the Interior has decided not to pursue an appeal of a federal court ruling that threatened to close Colowyo coal mine in Northwest Colorado.