Several lighting-caused fires keeping firefighters on their toes
The Alkali fire in Moffat County is now 50 percent contained after burning roughly 20,7000 acres 14 miles west of Maybell, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
BLM reports three smaller fires in Northwest Colorado
The Alkali Fire located in Moffat County has scorched roughly 20,000 acres since it was ignited Wednesday, burning a homestead, a barn and killing three cattle, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
The Alkali Fire quickly jumped to 8,000 acres on Wednesday, threatening the lives of three people before it burned a homestead and a barn.
The Colorado Department of Transportation began a $7.4 million resurfacing project on Colorado Highway 13 from mile markers 79 to 88, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40, according to a press release.
Tuesday evening, The Memorial Hospital invited community members to meet John Rossfeld, current interim CEO and finalist for the permanent CEO position at the hospital.
The Craig Daily Press wrote an editorial that appeared in the July 19 Saturday Morning Press, asking Moffat County School District Superintendent Brent Curtice to reveal what punishment the school district has in store for the upperclassmen who allegedly hazed freshmen at football camp in Evanston, Wyoming, in June.
Folk rock group promoting release of new album
The folk rock group Goodnight, Texas will perform Friday and Saturday nights at JW Snack’s Bar & Grill.
Moffat County Commissioners will ask voters in November if they want to approve marijuana cultivation facilities within county limits, however they opted not to address retail pot sales at this time.
Craig Youth Hockey is looking for coaches for the 2014-15 hockey season.
The Moffat County High School Class of 1964 will have its 50th class reunion Aug. 15 through 17.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The Craig Daily Press is pleased to introduce Lauren Blair to the community. Blair will take Andy Bockelman’s place covering health care and education, and Bockelman will move into the sports and entertainment reporter position.
Fishing, catching frogs and shooting archery were only a few of the activities at this year’s Cast and Twang at the Wyman Living History Museum Saturday.
For a second consecutive year, the Colorado Space Business Roundtable has organized a statewide business development and networking road trip event known as the Aerospace Business Development Road Trip.
Living in a remote community brings both incredible opportunities and sometimes daunting challenges