Northwest Colorado is home to coal, oil, natural gas, and now, a solar garden. But what about wind power?
Without Colorado’s robust energy industry, much of America wouldn’t be able to turn lights on or watch TV.
Stretching across Moffat and Routt counties and even reaching into Wyoming is the cooperative Yampa Valley Electric Association, which is the next stop for the power produced by Hayden station. Though methods of providing power and levels of demand have changed greatly since the company’s 1940 inception, the mission to keep the state alight remains the same.
Though most of us benefit from the work done in a coal mine, few people ever gain a first-hand understanding of how the stuff gets from deep inside the ground to the stuff that turns our lights on.
Craig Station is one of the largest coal-fired power plants in Colorado.
Tuesday night’s Craig City Council meeting brought gifts from adolescents to the Craig Police Department, as well as a proposed plan for a Craig-wide obstacle course.
Things are moving at just the right pace as the members of the Moffat County High School cross country move into the final part of their season. The teams will be attending the 3A Region 1 competition this Friday in Delta, and if their performance last week is any indication, Moffat County may be state-bound.
Bodybuilder Mychal Beauchamp seeks to promote physical fitness
Keeping in peak physical condition can build a lot of brawn, but for Mychal Beauchamp, keeping the brain in good form is just as important.
As the last wave of summer warmth fades into freezing nights and cool autumn days, people are digging through their closets to pull out their winter gear. But for some families, staying warm and keeping their children snug during frigid temperatures can be a challenge.
At the weekly Moffat County commissioners’ meeting, commissioners discussed and decided on the following topics:
Love INC’s annual coat drive started this week and runs through Friday. The organization seeks donated coats for those in need of warmth this winter. Last winter, Love INC distributed roughly 365 coats in addition to mittens, gloves and hats. If you have gently used coats (no sweaters or jackets), consider giving them to someone in need.
Moffat County Commissioners and Craig City Council agendas.
For Craig residents craving a taste of France, they needn’t travel far.
The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.
The end of Craig Parks and Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football season takes place this week, with last week’s matches helping determine the arrangement of the championships on Tuesday and Wednesday.